Set to debut next spring on SPIKE TV, “Deadliest Warrior” will feature computer-rendered imaginary bouts between historical tough guys, pitting for example, Genghis Khan’s Mongols against Nordic Vikings. Spike has ordered nine one-hour episodes of the series, which is produced by Morningstar Entertainment with Gary Tarpanian and Paninee Theeranuntawat serving as exec producers. NBC is […]
Well slap me silly and call me confused! NBC has ordered up at least 4 new scripts for their new remake of the “Knight Rider” series. It appears that NBC execs are happy with the tracking the show is getting with the young, testosterone-driven male demographic, even though across the board the talking car’s ratings […]
SyFy Portal is reporting that Fox is seriously considering pulling the plug on “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” due to poor ratings. While it’s possible (we are talking about Fox) – with 10 un-aired episodes already in the can and nothing ready to fill the slot, it doesn’t seem likely — YET! Official Marvel Shop […]
The International Space Station (ISS) was mainly financed by the United States, built by NASA and maintained primarily due to U.S. financing, however, NASA was in the sad position of possibly being locked-out of the very station it spear-headed. American astronauts were spared the embarrasement of being kept away by a last minute deal negotiated […]
Director Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted,” Night Watch,” “Day Watch”) will next tackle a reimagining of the Herman Melville’s classic “Moby Dick” for Universal Pictures. The famed Russian director is currently in production with the third film in the “Watch” franchise — “Twilight Watch.” Los Angeles-based Harbor Light Entertainment and Tokyo-based Lotus have assembled an international consortium […]
In April 2002 the SCI FI Channel had issued a press release that gave a listing of all their ambitious miniseries projects. One of those was to be a 4-hour miniseries based on the “The Complete Amber Chronicles,” written by the late Roger Zelazny.
Since that original, one-time notice, little or nothing has been said about SCI FI’s plans for the series. [Read more…]
Electronic Arts’ (EA) bid to take over Take-Two Interactive, the creators of “Grand Theft Auto,” has failed and EA closed out its $2 billion (USA) offer on Sunday. “They [EA] made their tender offer numerous times while we have continued to beat our guidance and put out hit games, so you can draw your own […]
“It is in this second season that the show truly comes into its own with wonderful fleshing-out of the lead characters first introduced last year. The series also makes a really brave move in its sophomore year by eliminating two of its pivotal characters.” In my opinion the Russell T. Davies created “Torchwood” is one […]
The Will Ferrell starring film based on the Sid and Marty Krofft creation, “Land of the Lost” has been moved up from its July 17, 2009 date and will now be released on June 5. Universal has moved “The Fast and the Furious 4” from June 5 to a week later – June 12. Josh […]
Star Trek’s Data — actor, composer, singer Brent Spiner, is back on CD with a wonderful mixture of music and radio drama. If you love the music and drama from the era of 40’s film noir then you’re going to want this one. You can get your copy HERE.
There are many interesting sub-plots to this animated film. The action is engaging enough to keep children and adults alike interested enough to keep rooting for the good guys. Whenever the forces of evil threatened mankind, Earth’s mightiest heroes known as the Avengers, could be counted on to stop them and make all right again. […]
HBOlab, an experimental offshoot of the cable powerhouse focused on online programming, is launching a Web video series featuring a cast of the Internet’s most popular entertainers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Kevin Smith figures there’s one thing wrong with bringing a movie to the Toronto Film Fest: The audiences are way too polite. “In […]