Breck Eisner to Helm Escape From New York Remake

Breck Eisner, the director behind the remake of George Romero’s The Crazies, is in negotiations to bring Snake Plissken back to theater screens.  According to the Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog, New Line has set its sights on Eisner to direct a remake of John Carpenter’s cult classic, Escape From …

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Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. 2 and Brave Both Coming to Theaters in 2012

With Shrek coming to theaters shortly in his fourth (and probably last) film, it’s about time another big monster got a sequel, this time a big, blue, furry one, along with his giant green eyeball of a friend.   At a press briefing yesterday, Disney’s Pixar division announced a sequel is …

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Vampires and Zombies Return for Additional Episodes of ‘Ugly Americans’

Comedy Central ordered additional episodes of the animated comedy series “Ugly Americans,” it was announced today by Kent Alterman, head of original programming and development, Comedy Central. The 7 additional episodes of “Ugly Americans” will premiere this October. “Ugly Americans” premiered on March 17 with 2.1 million total viewers and has …

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Singer & McQuarrie Reunite for Jack the Giant Killer

Bryan Singer has re-teamed with screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie, who previously worked with Singer on The Usual Suspects and Valkyrie, to write a new draft of his latest film, Jack the Giant Killer. According to the Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog, McQuarrie is working diligently to update the script, which has …

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Teresa Palmer is Number Six in I Am Number Four

DreamWorks has signed Australian Teresa Palmer (Bedtime Stories and the upcoming The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) in D.J. Caruso’s I Am Number Four, according to The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog. The film is based on the upcoming series of young adult science fiction books by James Frey and Jobie Hughes. It …

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The Last Issue Of Buck Rogers Lifts Off In May

All good things must come to an end.  Dynamite Entertainment’s adventures of Buck Rogers reaches its conclusion in May with issue #12!  In the concluding chapter of “Moonfall,” written by Scott Beatty and drawn by Carlos Rafael, Buck and his allies discover that the greatest threat to Earth is neither aliens …

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Looney Tunes, Young Justice, and Mad Join The Cartoon Network Lineup

Cartoon Network unveiled a substantial new line-up of content at its annual Advertising Upfront presentation at New York’s Time Warner Center. Delivering on its promise to launch a diverse slate of programming that young audiences cannot find anywhere else, new Cartoon Network shows will incorporate a number of genres and …

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Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain

After success with Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, Disney is looking to put  a Wizard of Oz prequel on the fast track with both a possible director and star  circling the project. According to Production Weekly,  Robert Downey Jr. is in talks to star as the wizard in an original …

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Brian Bendis & Michael Oeming’s Powers Goes Digital

The superstar, award-winning team of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming bring their landmark Powers series to your favorite mobile device! The groundbreaking first six issues of Powers, presenting the now-classic “Who Killed Retro Girl?” storyline, are now available for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users through the Comixology, Iverse and Panelfly applications, …

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