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Shannara Moving Forward For MTV Series

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A television series based on the fantasy novel series of a family with magical powers begun by Terry Brook’s “Sword of Shannara” was officially given the green light by the MTV network. The network had originally ordered the series late last year with Jon Favreau attached to direct but Favreau had to pull out of […]

Spielberg’s BFG Gets A Release Date For The UK

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Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s tale, “The BFG” has finally received a UK release date. Spielberg is directing Dahl’s BFG [big friendly giant] story about a young girl who enlists a benevolent giant to help capture man-eating evil giants who are terrorizing the world. An earlier animated film version of the […]

Griffiths Out Of Constantine

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With just over three months until its premiere, NBC’s “Constantine” has already lost its female lead, Lucy Griffiths, who will leave the fledgling series based on the DC comic Hellblazer. Griffiths had played the role of Liv, the female sidekick of lead character John Constantine, a supernatural detective of sorts played by Matt Ryan. Griffiths […]

Arrow’s Cousin Is Firestorm

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In a bit of real life imitating art or Hollywood inbreeding [however you want to interpret it], the role of DC Comics superhero Firestorm in “Arrow” spinoff “The Flash” will be played by Robbie Amell – actual cousin of Stephen Amell, who plays Arrow in CW’s “Arrow”. Amell [“Tomorrow People”] plays Robbie Raymond – aka […]

Remake For The Incredible Mr. Limpet Surfaces

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Warner Bros. is exploring a remake for “The Incredible Mr. Limpet” – a 1964 animation/live-action hybrid feature film which starred Don Knotts as a meek office worker who imagines himself in heroic scenarios and turns into an animated fish. Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis are reported to be interested in the film directed by Richard […]

Disney Bringing Dumbo Back To Life

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The Disney classic “Dumbo” is set to fly again – this time as a live-action feature film – written by Ehren Kruger [who has written most of the “Transformers” feature film franchise]. “Dumbo” was released in 1941 with a whopping $950,000 budget but pulled in $1.6 million at the box office [approximately $26 million today]. […]

Guardians Of The Galaxy Extended Trailer

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“Guardians of the Galaxy” is slated to hit the theaters on August 1, 2014 and here is the newest extended trailer featuring Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] admitting he only has 12% of a plan and Rocket Raccoon [voiced by Bradley Cooper] mocking that 12%…

Sharknado 2: The Second One Trailer

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Another shark storm’s a-coming, Ma – this time to New York City and it’s being televised on July 30 on the SyFy network. The trailer for “Sharknado 2: The Second One”….

Star Wars Episode VII Adds Two To Cast

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The Abu Dhabi portion of filming of “Star Wars: Episode VII” has concluded and Disney/Lucasfilm has used the hiatus to announce two more cast additions – Pip Andersen and Crystal Clarke. Andersen – who were the winners of an open casting call for the film held last year that garnered more than 70,000 applications. Andersen’s […]

Sizzle Reel For Batman: The Complete Series, Finally Coming to Home Video in November

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