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Captain America is next to get big screen treatment

June 16, 2007

Scifiwire is reporting that the next Marvel Comic book hero to get the big screen treatment will be Captain America, the Patriotic super soldier best known for his shield.
Kevin Feige, president of production for Marvel Studios and producer of the upcoming Iron Man movie, revealed that the company’s next independently financed project will be a [...]

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No Connery for Indy 4

June 9, 2007

Sean Connery will not star in Indy 4. The actor is apparently enjoying retirement too much to do the film. In a statement posted on the official Indiana Jones Web site, Connery said that he will not be reprising his role as Henry Jones, Father of Indiana Jones.
“I get asked the question so [...]

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Jericho is back

June 9, 2007

Fan power can be very powerful indeed and nothing showed what disgruntled fans and tons of peanuts can do more than when CBS cancelled Jericho.
The show set in a town that survived a series of nuclear detonations across the US has cancelled due to disappointing viewing figures even though the show opened to positive reviews [...]

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Stan Lee joins Disney

June 9, 2007

The renowned comic book character creator, Stan Lee has signed a deal to work with Disney on yet more superhero characters.
Best known for his work in creating the Spider-Man franchise as well as The Fantastic Four, Lee will create more superheroes for Disney such as Doubleman, El Lobo and Nightbird, with another 20 heroes in [...]

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Battlestar’s Next Season to be its last

June 2, 2007

So its at last been confirmed, Battlestar Galactica is coming to an end. What had been leaked by Edward James Olmos was confirmed by the show’s producers Ronald Moore and David Eick.
Executive producers Ronald Moore and David Eick said that it was a creative decision to end the acclaimed series with the upcoming 22-episode [...]

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Dania Ramirez to join In Heroes

June 2, 2007

Dania Ramirez who played Callisto in X-Men: The Last Stand is to join the cast of NBC’s hit SF drama Heroes when the show returns for a second season in the fall, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
So far all that is known about Ramirez’ character is her name; Maya. Hey powers are currently [...]

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Stalking Starbuck with Google’s Facial Recognition Search

May 31, 2007

It looks like Google’s 2006 acquisition of Neven Vision, a company specializing in facial recognition software, is finally starting to pay off. Google Blogoscoped, a blog dedicated to everything related to Google, got a tip from a Google engineer that Google had secretly added some facial recognition abilities to its image search this week.
The feature [...]

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Heroes Season 1 DVD

May 29, 2007

No longer are our magnificent Monday night ‘Heroes’ going to be confined to merely mortal NBC TV (and SciFi Channel reruns). Our favorite Heroes and villains are coming to DVD this August with tons of bonus features.
The 7-disc set, available on DVD and HD DVD on August 28, 2007, will include the never-before-aired 73-minute premiere [...]

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Silver hopes for new He-Man Film

May 26, 2007

Think He-Man and you will think Mattel action figures, “By the Power of GreySkull” and that campy 1987 movie that starred Dolph Lundgren. Now producer Joel Silver is hoping that he can develop a new film version of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe for Warner Brothers but it must be approved by [...]

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BBC nabs second season of Heroes

May 26, 2007

The BBC has picked up hit sci fi drama Heroes as an exclusive for its second season. The broadcaster is thought to have paid around £400,000 an episode for the second season of the show.
The new deal represents a five-fold increase on the amount the corporation paid for season one, which will air on [...]

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