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Arrow And Flash Add Wildcat And Plastique

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
Two new characters will be coming to the CW television series shows “Arrow” and “The Flash” this season. Joining “Arrow” will be J.R. Ramirez [“Power”], who will be playing the role of Ted “Wildcat” Grant – an ex-boxing champ who has nine lives – while joining the “The Flash” lineup will be Kelly Frye [“Rake”], […]
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Dragonriders Of Pern Set To Ride Into Feature Film Land

by Alex Beanon July 30, 2014
With the likes of “The Hobbit” and “Harry Potter” securing lucrative feature film deals over the past decade, Warner Bros. is seeking a similar fantasy feature film franchise and are looking into making “The Dragonriders of Pern” into a possible feature film franchise. The series of 22 novels by author Anne McCaffrey follows the warriors […]

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SEC Hits DreamWorks With Turbo Investigation

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
In more financial news, DreamWorks Animation is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] after disclosing that they took a $13.5 million hit on last year’s “Turbo” feature film. “Turbo” had a disclosed budget of $135 million but only took in $83 million domestically at the box office. “Turbo” performed much better in […]
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Guardians Ring New York Stock Exchange's Bell

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
With their work guarding the galaxy apparently finished before it has begun, cast members of the upcoming movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] were allowed to ring the bell to open the New York Stock Exchange. Present was Chris Pratt [Star-Lord], a pregnant Zoe Saldana [Gamora] and a dude wearing Pratt’s […]

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Smith Micro Issues Avatar Challenge

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
Smith Micro Issues Avatar Challenge Smith Micro Software has joined forces with telecom company Sprint and issued the Avatar Challenge – an education program where students will use Smith Micro’s animation software to create avatar characters with the chance to have their creations viewed and used by millions through Sprint Visual Voicemail, as later this […]
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Christopher Walken Joins Jungle Book As King Louie

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
Fresh off the announcement that he will be Captain Hook in the live stage version of “Peter Pan”, Christopher Walken is going for more Disney fare as it was announced that he will join the cast of the upcoming live action/CG hybrid “Jungle Book” remake as King Louie, the top banana of the jungle’s swinging […]

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The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
The next installment in The Hobbit trilogy is coming your way on December 17, 2014 in the form of the big battle blowout called “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”. The newly released trailer provides a glimpse of what is to be expected [lots of battling]…
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Test Footage For Deadpool Movie

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
Whether or not it actually gets made – who knows – but the test footage for the film version of Deadpool [release date: unknown] starring Ryan Reynolds as the wise-cracking but violent comic book character does possess some merit…

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Eva Green May Join Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
Eva Green [“Penny Dreadful”] is in negotiations to sign on as the lead for the Tim Burton-directed film “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” based on the Ranson Riggs’ book of the same name about a teenager who travels to an island and is tasked with saving the orphans with special powers from creatures on […]
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DreamWorks Animation Debuts New Animation Software For Dragon Sequel

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has a slew of new animated films coming out in the next few years and they will all be slated to be made with their new animation software called Apollo, which made its debut with this year’s “How To Train Your Dragon 2” sequel film. The software, in development over the past five […]