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Disney’s D23 Celebrates Disneyland’s 55th Anniversary

It’s a milestone year for the Disneyland® Resort, and D23: The Official Community for Disney Fans is celebrating with the premiere of DESTINATION D, a brand-new, two-day event exclusively for D23 Members that illuminates Disney’s fascinating history. D23 announced its latest members-only event on its first anniversary – capping a …

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Aliens Invade Russia as Gorak Faces The Darkest Hour

Aliens are invading. But instead of coming to America, they’ll be taking over Russia in The Darkest Hour. According to Deadline Hollywood, New Regency and Summit Entertainment are partnering on this film, a 28 Days Later type thriller about a group of kids who struggle to survive an lien attack …

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The Shadow to Lurk at Fox, Raimi to Produce

A few weeks back, we reported here that Sam Raimi was in the midst of getting 1930’s pulp fiction’s The Shadow to the big screen.  There was speculation that he would direct the film, before properly getting started on Warcraft.  Now, according to the  Latin review, it looks as though …

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Dynamite Comics Goes Digital Via iVerse

Dynamite Entertainment and iVerse Media announced  their agreement to digitally distribute select Dynamite comics.  The comics will be available on Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch, and upcoming iPad, as well as Google’s Android Mobile Devices through iVerse Media’s digital distribution technology. The first Dynamite title to be released will be Sherlock …

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De Niro Joins Cooper in The Dark Fields

Robert De Niro will be starring with Bradley Cooper in Relativity Media’s suspense thriller The Dark Fields, directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist). The film follows a writer (Cooper) who discovers a new designer drug that gives him new found intelligence and success. De Niro will play a financial mogul …

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Wolverine 2 to Start Filming in January

Reports are coming in that Wolverine 2 will begin filming next January, according The Hollywood Reporter’s Showbiz 411 blog.  Screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects) has just handed in the new script, which is based on the Frank Miller/Chris Claremont 80’s mini-series, set in Japan. A source involved with the …

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U.S. Troops To Receive Mass Effect: Redemption

In conjunction with the release of the third explosive issue of Mass Effect: Redemption, Dark Horse Comics announced today that they will be donating 5,000 copies of the first issue of this popular series, which has sold out across the country, to U.S. Armed Forces troops around the world. Dark …

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Tim Burton + Abe Lincoln = Vampires Beware!

After teaming up once before to produce last year’s animated 9, Tim Burton,  Timur Bekmambatov (Wanted) and Jim Lemley have teamed up again to produce a film adaption of Seth Graeme-Smith’s new novel, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter begins with a young Lincoln watching his mother die …

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Marvel x Airwalk Merchandise to Launch in Fall

Collective Licensing International, LLC, owner of Airwalk, a leading global youth lifestyle brand, and Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a global character-based entertainment licensing company, announced the launch of a unique brand collaboration — Marvel x Airwalk — which will bring together Marvel’s seven decades of character franchises and graphic history with one …

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