Submitted by: Cougar In a recent interview during a DVD release press junket for “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith, Jim Ward, President of Lucas Arts made some interesting revelations. The first major announcement was this will be the first Star Wars release that will not be available on VHS; so all you die-hard […]
Written by: Uncle Sam Yesterday Tim Brazeal, founder of Save Enterprise and Trek United, announced to the fan base at Trek Fans United that the campaign for the continuation of STAR TREK will continue with a coordinated worldwide campaign. Brazeal revealed that Trek United has teamed up with 15 Fan Film productions from Las Vegas, […]
Source: CNN Technology News Hollywood’s six major film studios Monday unveiled a technology venture to find new ways of protecting movies from illegal copying and distribution in black markets or over the Internet.
Marvel Entertainment — previously Marvel Enterprises — is set to announce Tuesday its name change and completion of its loan package, and also will divulge that superheroes Captain America, the Avengers, Nick Fury, Black Panther, Ant-Man, Cloak & Dagger, Dr. Strange, Hawkeye, Power Pack and Shang-Chi will get the feature-film treatment. [Read more…]
Source: SciFi Wire Submitted by: Sevens Citing sensitivity over the real-life disaster unfolding on the U.S. Gulf Coast, broadcaster ABC has pulled its promotions for Invasion, its upcoming SF series about a family coping with the aftermath of a fictional hurricane, the Reuters news service reported.
Source: SciFi Wire Submitted by: Kyle Nin Devastation wrought by hurrican Katrina in Louisiana has thrown into question plans to shoot several SF&F movies in and around New Orleans, Variety reported. Warner Brothers’ The Reaping was shooting in Baton Rouge, La., and a Warner spokesman told the trade paper that the cast and crew had […]
Submitted by: ST47 Written by: S.K. Sloan The Decipher ship is sinking fast, and like a captain, Star Trek Communicator is going down with it. First reported by Inside Business’ Janet Dunphy, the future does not look ‘Star Trekish’ for the game-card company headquartered out of Norfolk. The company has been fraught with lay-offs, lease […]
Source: Yahoo News (Reuters/Hollywood Reporter) http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050817/film_nm/zoom_dc Submitted by: Kyle Nin 20th Century Fox and Marvel Enterprises have withdrawn the suit they filed in June against Revolution Studios and Sony Pictures, charging them with copyright infringement and unfair competition for planning to release the superhero comedy “Zoom” two weeks ahead of Fox’s own superhero sequel “X3” […]
Source: Las Vegas Business Guest Writer: David McKee (Business News) As the nearly 4,000 people at last weekend’s 4th Annual Star Trek Las Vegas Convention disperse to the four corners of the Earth, convention organizers and local merchants are totting up the final tally like so many happy Ferengi, the entrepreneurial race of the Star […]
Source: The Force.net Submitted by: Cougar Lucasfilm, Ltd. has hired Joshua Katz as head of marketing. Katz, a TV executive with experience in cable networking, will hold the title of Vice President of Marketing.
Source: Star Trek: New Voyages Submitted by: Dan [ST47] Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, and film producer in his own right, has officially joined the production team of Star Trek: New Voyages. Roddenberry will be listed as a “Producer” in the credits. He had already been working behind the scenes […]
Source: The Wall Street Journal Written by: S.K. Sloan Speculation is running high that NBC Universal is squaring itself to buy Steven Spielberg’s (co-founder) fledgling movie studio Dreamworks SKG.