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Thursday, April 8, 2010

South Park's Stan Gets Sucked Into The World Of Tron Through Facebook

South Park's Stan Gets Sucked Into The World Of Tron Through Facebook

Comedy Central's South Park did a great job on the parody of Tron in the most recent episode.  And also added some Facebook humor into the show.

In the episode, Stan Marsh gets Kevin Flynn'd by Facebook's MCP, forcing him onto the virtual "game grid," where he has to compete at ... Yahtzee.

Enjoy the clips below.




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Carl Erik Rinsch's "The Gift" Bidding War Has Begun

Carl Erik Rinsch's "The Gift" Bidding War Has Begun

Here is an amazing video by Carl Erik Rinsch, he took part in electronic giant Phillips' short-film experiment, which allowed five filmmakers to make their own movie using the same piece of dialogue.  The video does start off slow but be patient you will be rewarded.

Rinsch came up with "The Gift," a melange of Bourne-with-a-robot, a unicorn Macguffin and a futuristic Moscow-as-police-state setting (oh, wait, that is already here).

On Wednesday, the day the short came out, a bidding war broke out between several studios -- longtime rivals Warner Bros. and Fox are in the mix, according to sources -- who see feature potential in the short.

The trajectory of this dazzling piece of sci-fi filmmaking recalls what happened with Neill Blomkamp's Alive in JoBurg, which became District 9, and Panic Attack!, which is now on its way to the big screen as a movie. The difference is that The Gift appears to be the first part of a much larger story and not just a vignette ...



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Taylor Kitsch To Set Sail In A Battleship

Taylor Kitsch To Set Sail In A Battleship

Taylor Kitsch, will play the lead in the upcoming adaptation of the Hasbro board game "Battleship."  Kitsch would be playing a Naval commander named Alex Hopper, described as "wildly spirited" and "a great seaman but a lousy politician."

Pete Berg is directing the action adventure movie, whose story has drawn heat from some quarters for adding an "alien invasion" element to what has been traditionally seen as a grounded Naval game.

A little about  Kitsch he was a key actor in TV's "Friday Night Lights" to playing superhero Gambit in "Wolverine."

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Dirties Kick-Ass Trailer To Date

Dirties Kick-Ass Trailer To Date

You have been Warned! If you like action, Blood and Cursing then your in for a treat with this trailer and if that offends you then turn away now! Movie is due out on 16 April 2010.



Kick-Ass is a 2010 British/American superhero film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film is directed by Matthew Vaughn, produced by Vaughn and actor Brad Pitt, the script written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman. The film premiered March 26, 2010 in the United Kingdom and is due to premiere April 16, 2010 in the United States.

The film tells the story of teenage Dave Lizewski who sets out to become a real life superhero only to get caught up in a bigger fight. He meets Big Daddy, a former cop who, in his quest to bring down an evil drug lord Frank D'Amico (Mark Strong), has trained his eleven-year-old daughter to be the ruthless vigilante Hit-Girl.

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Iron Man 2 AccuTech And Letter From Tony Starks

Iron Man 2 AccuTech And Letter From Tony Starks

The Iron Man 2 viral marketing is in full effect now with the movie coming out in less than a month.  There are a few thing worth checking out.

A new site just launched for AccuTech. Once a small California -based research and development firm founded by then CEO Gilbert O’Connor, we have grown to become an international knowledge-based group with 4,800 employees in over 30 countries. , which is also a subsidiary of Stark Industries. AccuTech is working on a breakthrough in anthropo-robotics, and the new HazTech robotic exoskeleton.



Now check out the logo for AccuTech and tell me that doesn't look familiar. Bleeding Cool points out that the slope of the “A” resembles the Avengers logo that we've seen in the comic books. I guess it's possible that Accutech is going to provide the tech, funding and organization for the Avengers, in the process adopting a very similar logo.


And here is the logo for The Avengers from the comic books


Is it possible that Stark Industries will provide the logo for a subsidiary of Stark Industries somehow becomes the logo for the superhero team? It’s possible. Stark’s company might provide the tech for The Avengers, and some of that tech will surely be produced by AccuTech Research & Development.

Also don't forget to check out Stark Expo 2010.

Marvel has received a letter today

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Alice Eve To Make Love To Captain America?

 Alice Eve To Make Love To Captain America?

Looks like Joe Johnston and the guys over at Marvel Entertainment may have found their girl. E-Online is reporting that British actress Alice Eve is the front runner for the role of Peggy Carter (Peggy was a girlfriend of Captain America during World War II. She was also an American agent serving with the French Resistance. She has standard military training and is handy with a gun. She is also a competent spy and detective.) You may not recognize the name but she started in She's Out of My League and was on the second Sex and the City movie playing Charlotte's nanny

Chris Evans will play Captain America. It was also just announced that Gossip Girl actor Sebastian Stan has landed the role of Captain America's sidekick James "Bucky" Barnes. The movie is slated for a July 2011 release.

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Aziz Ansari To Star In 30 Minutes or Less And Comic Con

Aziz Ansari To Star In 30 Minutes or Less And Comic Con

Aziz Ansari, the co-star of the hit show "Parks and Recreation," is making a major move into features, entering negotiations to star in Media Rights Capital's "30 Minutes or Less."

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"30 Minutes or Less" will be directed by the guys behind Zombieland.  The film is about a a junior high history teacher (Ansari) and a pizza-delivery man who are forced to rob a bank when one of them is strapped to a bomb vest.

Danny McBride is rumored to be in negotiations to join the movie, playing one of the men looking to score some cash.

And if you are making your way out to Comic Con this year make sure to pick up your tickets to his Dangerously Delicious Tour, which will be taking place on 07/24/2010 at the House Of Blues In San Diego,Ca. The actor, who will do a stand-up tour during the summer, has several comedies set up with director Jason Woliner at Universal with Judd Apatow producing.

There is also word around town that he maybe hosting the MTV Movie Awards, though MTV has not made an official announcement.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green Say No To California School Budget Cuts

 Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green Say No To California School Budget Cuts

I am a parent that has one daughter in the California school system and this is a hot topic in our house and is very serious. Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green speak out about the budget cuts affecting teachers and kids in California.

The video is brought to use by the guys over at Funny Or Die.  I enjoyed the humor in the piece but this is a serious issue here in California.  Yes the video is funny but there is a serious message with in the video. 

So please do what you can and visit Saynotocuts for information and let your voice be heard!.




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Showtime Orders Up Some "Shameless" Starring Emmy Rossum & William H. Macy

Showtime Orders Up Some "Shameless" Starring Emmy Rossum & William H. Macy

Showtime has ordered 12-episodes of the John Wells drama pilot starring Emmy Rossum and William H. Macy.

The is based on the long-running British series "Shameless," from Warner Bros. TV and John Wells Prods., revolves around the Gallaghers, a working-class Chicago clan dealing with the recession. The mother is AWOL, and the alcoholic patriarch (Macy) usually ends up passed out on the living-room floor, so their smart but unpredictable 18-year-old daughter, Fiona (Rossum), is tasked with keeping her five younger brothers and sisters on the straight and narrow.

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Mark Strong Talks Sinestro In The Green Lantern

Mark Strong Talks Sinestro In The Green Lantern

Mark Strong has been on fire as a go to villain for every film. From Sherlock Holmes to the upcoming film Kick-Ass.

There are a huge group of fans that are excited to finally see Green Lantern coming to the big screen and you can put my name on that list.  Mark spoke to USA Weekend about his role in the upcoming film.  Not a hole lot was said but if you are a fan of Green Lantern then you pretty much know what kind of villain he is.

What Strong could tell us:
For anybody who’s familiar with the Green Lantern and the origin story, the film closely follows the early comics. Sinestro starts out as Hal Jordan’s mentor, slightly suspicious and not sure of him because obviously Hal is the first human being who’s made into a Green Lantern. He’s certainly very strict and certainly unsure of the wisdom of Hal becoming a Green Lantern. He is a military guy but isn’t immediately bad. It’s the kind of person he is that lends himself to becoming bad over the course of the comics being written, but initially he’s quite a heroic figure.

Strong also let's us know that Sinestro will be portrayed very closely to the character in the early comic books.

That widow’s peak and thin mustache was for some reason originally based on David Niven, and Hal Jordan was based on Paul Newman. Obviously at the time, whoever was doing the original comics must have looked at them as guys doing very well in the film industry, and based those characters on them. So I would like to do justice to the Sinestro that was conceived for the comic books.

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"American Chopper" Not Going Anywhere

"American Chopper"  Not Going Anywhere

I gave up on this show along time ago when it was originally on the Discovery Channel. American Chopper's final episode aired on February 11, 2010 on TLC but wait good news for some.  The show will be coming back.

The network has made a deal with the entire Teutul clan that fronts the series, set at motorcycle builder Orange County Choppers in Montgomery, N.Y., for another round.

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Chuck Cast Interviews Part Two Zachary Levi, Joshua Gomez And Adam Baldwin

Chuck Cast Interviews Part Two Zachary Levi, Joshua Gomez And Adam Baldwin

At Wonder Con this past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Chuck round table interview session. This is part two of my interviews with the cast of the NBC show Chuck. To read part one of my interview with Chris Fedak And Josh Schwartz click Here. If you have ever attend one of these things then you know how crazy and fast pace they are.  You have to be brave and just ask your questions without hesitation and that is what I did. I had the opportunity to talk to the stars of the show Zachary Levi (Chuck), Joshua Gomez (Morgan) And Adam Baldwin (KC). This is my second interview with Zachary Levi, I had gotten the chance to ask him a few things at last years Comic Con.


Once the cast took their seats every reporter put out out their tape recording devices near the actors. Joshua ask everyone "Where are the ipads?" Zachary said  "Apparently no one lined up to go get one." And the entire table starts to laugh. Zack asked Josh to do his Minority Reports in the air demonstrating how he would use an ipad. It was a reference to the film when Tom Cruise used the large screen to move data around.


What kind of power to do you hold over the stories? And having Morgan in more scene together with Chuck.

Zachary "I don't remember, don't know if that ever happened" talking about walking in the office of Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz to ask if they could have more scenes together. "We definitely have conversations. You are always trying to say it would be great if we could be together more." Zachary did stress that they missed each other very much. "I feel like the Chuck and Morgan relationship he and I talked about for years, and when we first started and did the pilot I mean that was one of the biggest things to me, to play myself who is a gamer and have a best friend who is himself a gamer. And us being able to game and get payed for this. We just needed to get to the place where Morgan knew about Chuck's secret and then once he knew he could be more involved and I would not have to lie to him and drive that wedge between us and I think it is grand."

I was able to finally get my question in. And being a fan of the show I had to ask him the question I needed to know.

Will Morgan be involved in any secret missions with you? Spoiler yes, but I had to know.

Zachary "We are not aloud to say anything, Ahh we are literally Ah" Adam Baldwin "Everything is on the table, everything is on the table." Zack was having a hard time to putting things into words and not wanting to let to much out. "If anyone is wondering what is going to happen then just watch the show, I mean it is all there. People will enjoy it and be satisfied and all the things that people have got worried about like the Shippers (Thank you to April for finding that link. Had no idea what that meant.)  and all that calm down, its all good, it will all come together. It's a TV show, you gotta have your ups and downs and lefts and rights that build to certain revelations and answers so that when you get there everyone gets excited and opposed to knew it, it will not matter. Don't worry." At that point I look at Zachary and he Winks at me.  Ah, code for this is going to happen?

How do you feel about the growth of all your characters?

Adam "I am starting to like people which is growth, especially civilians which is growth, he is coming to learn." Joshua "It has been fantastic to start where I was in season one to season 3.  I have had a lot of fun." Zachary "Finally to be apart of this Kickassary, to be so bold, I am going to be bold. is awesome. It is fun to play the comedic, other side of it where I am screaming like a little girl and running away and constantly staying in the car or not really, did I ever. To be part of the fights and beating guys up and yielding guns is fun and all that is awesome. I am a dude and I want to shot things."


How was Zachary as a Director? Zachary directed the episode "Chuck Versus the Beard"

Adam " Kind, loving and specific about acting, intuitive and complete panic.  No he did great and it was a get episode. That is what the great thing is when you have an actor as a director cause he knows when your falling into a trap and he will always have a positive note he will give, as opposed to result oriented, try this because it may get you there.  Opposed to you only get this by doing this. What a good leader does is delegated well to the rest of the crew and he focused on performance and just trying to be organized." "He is in the DGA now, I need to brown nose just in case Zack is directing that movie, Do you remember Wonder Con?"  The entire table was laughing threw out the Q and A.  We were cut short, the cast had other prior engagements to attend to like their panel.

Overall this event was awesome and I really enjoyed talking to the cast and creators of the show.  Make sure you watch or set your DVR for the show.  They really need our help and support for a season 4.  It blows my mind that the show hasn't been picked up yet.  Watch the show every Monday on NBC at 8pm!

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Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Has Sunk Its Teeth Into A Director?

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Has Sunk Its Teeth Into A Director?

Has Summit entertainment found it's director for the upcoming film Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn? We are told that there is a strong chance that Dreamgirls and Gods and Monsters director Bill Condon is the front runner for the directing chair. Condon was among a list of A-list directors approved by Summit and Twilight author Stephenie Meyer. That list included Gus Van Sant, Sofia Coppola and Fernando Meirelles.  And if Summit wanted a big time director then they just might have found their man.

There is talk that  Breaking Dawn will begin shooting will begin in the fall, and I heard the plan is to shoot two films back to back. The Twilight job came open when The Twilight Saga: New Moon director Chris Weitz decided not to reprise, despite directing a film that grossed $707 million worldwide., almost doubling the Catherine Hardwicke-directed original's $385 million worldwide gross.

Hollywood hasn't given Summit its due on the Twilight pictures. Like them or not, these pictures have been better than they had to be, given the ferocious fan base. They are exciting movies with a fresh contemporary feel. That Summit keeps pushing the envelope, where director quality is concerned, says a lot in how to keep franchises engaging for fans--something that studios now readying prequels, four-quels and reboots, would be smart to emulate.

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Tony Scott's Next Film To Star Statham, Bardem And Rourke

Tony Scott's Next Film To Star Statham, Bardem And Rourke

Tony Scott next films is shaping up to be Potzdamer Platz,  the title refers to a train station and bustling commerce center in Germany. I am sure before the production date of this film, the title will change.

The cast that he has lined up for this film is shaping up pretty nice. He has Javier Bardem, Jason Statham and Mickey Rourke on board.  And we are told he is trying to get Gene Hackman into starring. A insider has told deadline that's not going to happen. Hackman who last starred in 2004’s Welcome to Mooseport—is content writing books and narrating commercials for Home Depot and isn’t eager to return to the screen.

The film is about  two soldiers in a New Jersey-based crime family who try to expand internationally.

Scott and his Scott Free banner have been working on Potzdamer Platz since the script was acquired in 2000. The script by Buddy Giovinazzo has been rewritten by the Sexy Beast team of David Scinto and Louis Mellis.

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Starz's "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" Keeping It's Viewers

Starz's "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" Keeping It's Viewers

If you haven't seen this show then you are missing out on one of the best shows on TV right now. The series focuses on the historical figure of Spartacus (played by Andy Whitfield), a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BC led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. Executive producers Steven S. DeKnight and Robert Tapert focused on structuring the events of Spartacus' obscure early life leading to the records of history.

Several of cable's big-ticket midseason shows are getting a lukewarm response from viewers, but there's at least one new series demonstrating growth potential.

Among the current field of major scripted projects on cable -- including Syfy's "Caprica," AMC's "Breaking Bad" and TNT's "SouthlandSouthland" -- it's the ratings for Starz's "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" that buck the trend. Though the drama has a modest audience base compared to other cable hits, "Spartacus" has grown nearly substantially since its January debut.

"Spartacus" opened at a mere 659,000 viewers and has since expanded its army of viewers to recently hit 1.3 million -- a 97% increase during the course of its season.

A second season of "Spartacus" has been ordered, though the show's production is on hiatus as star Andy Whitfield is undergoing treatment for cancer.

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“Tron Legacy” To Get A Sequel

“Tron Legacy” To Get A Sequel

The film isn't even out until December of this year, but we got word that Disney already is putting a sequel on fast track.

Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, the “Lost” writers/co-executive producers who worked on “Legacy,” have begun writing a sequel to the studio’s sci-fi tentpole.

No details have been released because it is so early in the process. Notwithstanding the question of whether the movie will be a hit, other topics to ponder are whether the sequel will focus on spinoff characters or center on a new adventure set in the “Tron” world. Insiders have suggested that Kitsis and Horowitz are working on a way to round the story into a trilogy.

No deals have been made with “Legacy” director Joseph Kosinski or cast members to return, though options were placed in the original deals, and Disney surely would hope to reunite all the elements if “Legacy” proves to be a hit.

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Justin Timberlake Has Friends With Benefits

Justin Timberlake Has Friends With Benefits

Justin Timberlake is close to starring in the upcoming comedy film " Friends With Benefits," which will be directed by Will Gluck.

The film is about a headhunter recruits a magazine editor and since each is too busy to find a mate, they agree to sleep together with no strings attached. Things get complicated when the guy falls for the girl, who's dating someone else. The script was written by Keith Merryman and David Newman, but Gluck is expected to do a polish.

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New TV Spots For Iron Man 2

New TV Spots For Iron Man 2

We got two more new TV spots for the upcoming Iron Man 2 film, and I must say this films is going to blow your mind. I don't think I can wait until May 7th to watch this film.

In both the clips we get to see shots of the movie we have never seen.






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National Treasure 3 Is Going To Happen

National Treasure 3 Is Going To Happen

We got word from the good guy's over at comingsoon that there will be a third National Treasure film. Well why not with the success of the first two movies ($800m worldwide box office receipts ) Jerry Bruckheimer is keen to go, Nicolas Cage presumably likewise, and they have discovered that Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro are at work, right now, on the script.

Bernard and Miro both wrote Prince of Persia and The Sorceror's Apprentice Which stars Cage and directed by John Turteltaub, who made both National Treasure films. We haven't gotten any word yet if the original cast would be making a return, which I think that they would. With a family atmosphere and a decent payday might suggest the odds are on "yes".

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Harrison Ford To Join Cowboys & Aliens?

Harrison Ford Joining Cowboys & Aliens?

Latino Review claims that Harrison Ford maybe joining the cast of the upcoming Jon Favreau's Cowboys & Aliens.

Jon Favreau himself posted the following on Twitter this evening...

"Some very cool Cowboys & Aliens casting news coming soon..."

If true, the sci-fi spaghetti Western would be Ford's first foray into comic-book movies. Based on Scott Mitchell Rosenberg's graphic novel, Cowboys & Aliens is set in a Wild West made even 200% wilder by the presence of extra-terrestrials who enslave humans and slug it out with a united force of cowboys and Apache warriors.

Hypothetically, of course, Ford would be joining up with Daniel Craig, who stepped into the role of gunslinger Zeke Jackson when Robert Downey Jr. pulled out. It's a grizzled-faced pairing to scare the hell out of any alien with a pulse.

Late last week before the holiday break I got a tip from a source that Harrison Ford was about to join a huge comic book movie to be directed by a director coming off a soon to be released huge comic book movie.

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Real Genius Getting Remade?

Real Genius Getting Remade?

Why do people in Hollywood think it is a good idea to remake some of the best classic movies I grew up with? Maybe they want to introduce the movies to the younger generation, I can understand that, let them watch the original movie then.  Isn't anything sacred anymore.

The original film starred Val Kilmer Chris Knight. Pajiba is reporting that their Hollywood source Imagine Entertainment (yes, that’s Ron Howard and Brian Grazer) have now targeted the movie as a likely candidate.

The 1985 original, which despite a low box office result, remains a beloved cult comedy,  starring Val Kilmer and Gabriel Jarret. The film is set on the campus of "Pacific Tech", a fictitious technical university in the US based on Caltech. Chris Knight (Kilmer) is a genius in his senior year working on a chemical laser. He came to the university as a somber, assiduous student but mellowed over time after deciding that there is more to life than just work. Mitch Taylor (Jarret) is a new student on campus who is paired up with Knight to work on the laser. Mitch is much like Knight used to be, and has trouble settling in. Eventually, Knight teaches Mitch how to enjoy himself and live on campus without "burning out".

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Monday, April 5, 2010

Red Sonja Film Rose McGowan Out Megan Fox In?

Red Sonja Film Rose McGowan Out Megan Fox In?

There’s been a lot of intrigue surrounding the Robert Rodriquez-produced remake of Red Sonja, especially after its apparent lead, Rose McGowan, was cast in Conan the Barbarian, making the expected Red Sonja cameo in Conan all but impossible. This, of course, comes on the heels of a huge delay of Red Sonja, for reasons not entirely explained by Robert Rodriguez last month at SXSW. He told MTV:

“If I kept the project myself, we could’ve just made it, but it belonged to another company that had financing problems,” said Rodriguez of what’s been holding up Red Sonja. “They had to wait until they made a couple of other movies first,” he explained. “They’re actually waiting until they make the Conan movie before they do that - to see how that works for them.”

That is probably all very true, but it’s not the entire story, according to our insider source, The Hollywood Cog. The broader truth, it seems, is that the previous incarnation of the Red Sonja remake has been scrapped, as some have already speculated. Rose McGowan is off. In fact, it seems that director, Douglas Aarniokoski, is also off the project, and Millennium Films is searching for another writer, someone to take another pass at David N. White’s script. But the project is far from dead.

The potentially bigger news, here, however, is that not only is Rose McGowan out, but right now, there’s an offer out to another actress to take the role. That actress? Megan Fox.

Whether she takes the offer or not is still up in the air. Whether she should isn’t. Given the story — this version is an origins story about an innocent teenager who metamorphosizes into an unparalleled warrior — Fox is more age-appropriate than McGowan, and let’s be honest: Fox hasn’t succeeded outside of Transformers, and she needs this sort of action-franchise — that relies more on marketing than on talent — to keep her career momentum going.

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Star Wars TV Comedy Series Not So Far Away

Star Wars TV Comedy Series Not So Far Away

If your a fan of Star Wars and enjoyed the Robot Chicken episodes then this is some good news to your ears.  Lucasfilm Animation is developing a new animated "Star Wars" TV comedy series.

Among the writers and Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, creators and executive producers of "Robot Chicken," will have "creative involvement.

Project marks the second "Star Wars" skein created by Lucasfilm Animation. The first was "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," which premiered in 2008 on the Cartoon Network. Series is currently in its second season.

No start date or network for the comedy skein have been announced.

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Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D Trailer

Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D Trailer

Here is the new trailer for the upcoming film Resident Evil: Afterlife and as you guessed it will be shown in 3D.



Resident Evil: Afterlife picks up where the third film left off. Since the events of Resident Evil: Extinction, Alice has been roaming the world searching for any remaining survivors. As she enters the ruined Los Angeles, she stumbles onto a base of Umbrella surrounded by zombies.She then teams up with a group of survivors who had been hiding in Los Angeles since the T-Virus outbreak and helps them break out other survivors held within the jail which include Claire's brother Chris Redfield.

Film will be released September 10, 2010

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Chuck Cast Interviews Part One Chris Fedak And Josh Schwartz

Chuck Cast Interviews Part One Chris Fedak And Josh Schwartz

Tonight's Chuck was to be the shows season finale, until the suits over at NBC changed their minds and extended the show from 13 episodes to 19. And if you attended Wonder Con then you were able to view the show before it airs tonight and let me tell you this is one not to be Missed! I was treated to the Chuck press junket before the Wonder Con panel, Zachary Levi, Adam Baldwin and Joshua Gomez were in attendance, they were also joined by creators Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz to discuss the rest of the season and the possible return of Chuck for Season 4.


The First question was asked and was on every fans mind. 

Will the show be re-newed for another season. Josh Schwartz "No news" "We know as much as you know" Chris Fedak " Which is by the way, the position we have become comfortable with" Fedak let the table know that "He expects the unexpected" That has got to be such an uncomfortable feeling to have. At the end of the season you have no clue if your going to be picked up for the following season.

I was able to get a few questions in, being that this was my first time interviewing the entire cast. One of the questions:

You have had some great guest stars, so can we get any tidbits to who might be coming up. Schwartz "Justin Bieber" the entire table starts to laugh. And jokingly said "that we find out he is the head of the RING and all the Bieber fans should watch tomorrow" I know that if that was true the rating would get a jump for sure. Learned something new, Schwartz is a Bieber fan. No, he was just making a joke.

If it is going to feel like a finale then what are the six next episode going to feel like?

"The ramped up to another season finale, we have always looked at it as a tease to season four." "It is all one big story. You will get a feel to how the show changes" And I have seen the episode and it was amazing. In for some big surprises. And make sure to let everyone know that the season finale will be two hours. "No the season finale is not four half an hour episodes but actually eight fifteen minutes episodes" Table just bust out in laughs. " They will be two one hour episodes."

The second question I asked:

So will Ellie find out about Chuck's Secret?  I know it is on everyone's mind and I had to ask them the question you all want to know. Schwartz "Not going to comment on that sort of thing, a blatant spoiler" Fedak " You trying to trick us, why don't you punch me first"  The guys were great about the question I asked and took it like a champ.


Asked about another Internet campaign for the show.

With the help from different websites like weheartchuck and chuckmeout and all the loyal fans, which have been the driving force behind the internet campaign to keep the show on the air. Schwartz " We hope that the fans will be there for us, we have extremely passionate fans and the Best in the business" And sandwichjohnfilms can be include to that list. Fedak "Each Chuck fan is worth four of any other fans, and amazing group, Hopefully we will not need them biggest thing right now" Schwartz cuts in "Oh we will need them!, We will need them!" And they both let everyone know that "They read everything."

Whats going on with Buy More? Will we see more of it this season?


"Long term plans for the Buy More we are not sure of, once Morgan found out about Chuck's secret we could pull Morgan also on the missions" "And that we could not afford having the Buy More in every episode" The budget for the show and the cast meant that they had to break up the cast more, and less Buy More" We love the Buy More crew."  Have you gotten any flack from Best Buy about the stores looking similar the store? " No No, they feel that we have done a frightening job of capturing what life is like there."

Chuck and Morgan relationship.

We have been seeing more and more of scenes with Chuck and Morgan together these last few episodes. Zack and Josh brought up that they wanted to be in more scene together for this upcoming season, "that they were feeling a little bit like they didn't get to be in more scene together" And now that Morgan knows that Chuck is a spy. "It will be more like he is his Alfred (Morgan) to his Batman (Chuck), and seem like a fun idea to use Morgan", "This is the best work he has done" speaking about Josh. Keep an eye out Morgan will be more involved in the upcoming shows. Someone ask "Is all they had to do was ask?"  Schwartz "We are looking for ideas where ever we can."

Make sure you return for part two of my  interview with the cast. Zachary, Josh and Adam

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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Tron Legacy Encom Press Conference At Wonder Con

Encom Press Conference At Wonder Con

This was the event that I went down on Friday to Wonder Con for.  The sole purpose of my trip that day was to experience this event first hand and not have to read about it somewhere else.

We all knew that the Newly-minted Executive Consultant Alan Bradley was going to introduce the latest addition to the Encom International product library on April 2 in San Francisco.

But before that there was a secret meeting by the group that runs Flynn Lives which I attended.  They explained how they were going to over take the press conference and demanded that Encom re-instate the search for Kevin Flynn.

During the press conference Alan Bradley came out to a crowd of cheering fans, he also brought out Lora Baines, who you all should now from the original Tron film is played by Cindy Morgan. After a quick kiss and a thank you Alan goes back on with his speech.

He let the crowd know that Encom would be re-releasing Space Paranoids, and that the 15 unreleased levels that Kevin Flynn developed would be included in the game.

Then all the sudden you hear noise and someone crashes the stage and takes over the microphone and the back drop changes with the word Flynn Lives appearing on the screen. The Protesters that were at the secret meeting start to chant "Flynn Lives" "Where's Kevin Flynn" the chant goes on for awhile and then the leader of the protesters starts to speak on stage.


“Flynn Lives is taking the stage to say what Alan Bradley is too decent and polite to say to all of you. And that is ENCOM has given up on the search for Kevin Flynn. He’s still missing, he’s still out there, and while ENCOM smeared his name to blame him for their mismanagement, while they rack up the profits off his work, Space Paranoids is, was, and always will be a Kevin Flynn work of art.”


We start to hear some noise coming from overhead in the sky, and then wham the Encom Helicopter flies over our heads and make a few fly byes.  Then you see a dot of light in the sky, having no clue to what is coming down, the light gets bright and brighter then you notice it is someone flying down with a parachute. The wind was so strong at this point I thought the guys was going to die for a minute, as he landed I noticed the number 89 on the parachute but had no clue what it meant until today.

The young man who dropped out of the Encom Helicopter was none other than Sam Flynn, in the video below he explain how the year 1989 changed his life and why he was doing what he was doing.



The viral campaign that Disney is putting on is quite amazing. Although it didn't live up to the high expectation that I had for this event, when compared to the last one that they had.  It was none the less well worth freezing my ass off by the bay.  And I can not wait to see what is next and what they have in store for Comic Con this year.

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