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Walking Dead loses another Executive Producer but Season 4 is still a go

// December 21st, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

AMC announced today that their hit series The Walking Dead is losing Glen Mazzara, the Executive Producer of the series. This is the second executive producer to bail out in the three seasons that the show has been running. On the positive side, the network also announced that the series would be renewed for a […]

Amazon announces six new comedy series pilots

// December 21st, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Amazon announced yesterday that its film production arm, Amazon Studios, is producing six comedy series pilots that could become full-season productions if the pilots are well received by viewers. The comedy series were created by a mix of established writers such as Garry Trudeau (Doonesbury), Principato-Young (Reno 911), and David Javerbaum (The Daily Show), as […]

Deal closed on television series remake of Rod Sterling classic, The Twilight Zone

// December 20th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Word on the street is that X-Men director Bryan Singer (who recently directed the Munsters reboot, Mockingbird Lane) has closed a deal to develop, executive produce and possibly direct a reboot of Rod Serling’s sci-fi/horror classic, The Twilight Zone. CBS owns the rights to the original so they are the best bet to pick up […]

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show (2013) – status watch – latest news [UPDATE]

// December 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. is a planned American television series created by Avengers director and creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly, Joss Whedon, and based on the Marvel Comics shadowy government organization of the same name. It will be produced, beginning in January 2013, by Marvel Television and air on the ABC network, and […]

Riddick movie (2013) – status watch – latest news

// December 19th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Universal Pictures’ movie Riddick, starring Van Diesel as the shining-eyed Richard B. Riddick, is scheduled to be released September 6, 2013. Riddick began filming in January 2012 in Montreal, Canada (after being shut down temporarily in 2011 due to lack of funding). Riddick has been the antihero of four previous films in the Riddick series, […]

Chilling: Legend Paul McCartney and remaining members of Nirvana jam together at 12-12-12 charity concert

// December 14th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

The rumors proved to be true – to the audience’s surprise, former Beatles bassist Paul McCartney was joined on the stage at the 12-12-12 charity concert by Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear of Nirvana to play a new song titled “Cut Me Some Slack”. Hold on tight while you watch these legends come […]

Buzz (and controversy) over Zero Dark Thirty Movie heats up – status watch – latest news

// December 10th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Zero Dark Thirty (military speak for half past midnight and a reference to the time that the team of Navy Seals had successfully terminated Bin Laden’s life on May 2, 2011) has not even been released to theaters yet and it’s already racking up awards right and left. Amidst controversy over its portrayal of U.S. […]

Oblivion movie [2013] – status watch – latest news

// December 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, and Andrea Riseborough, is an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the director of Tron: Legacy and the producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man’s confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey […]

New AMC drama, Halt and Catch Fire, will follow 1980’s personal computer boom

// November 28th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

AMC has announced that they ordered up a pilot for a new drama, “Halt & Catch Fire”, that will follow the personal computing boom in its early days. Set in the early 1980’s, Halt & Catch Fire dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations […]

Syfy considering making a Waterworld sequel as made-for TV movie or stand-alone series

// November 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Forbes is reporting that the Syfy channel is considering making a Waterworld sequel either as a made-for TV movie or as a stand-alone series. Syfy network president Dave Howe told Forbes the project has been something that is “talked about endlessly”. He noted that every time the network reairs the movie, it does very well […]

Mickey Mousing around with Star Wars – Disney plans three Lucasfilm productions every year

// November 15th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Lucas’ successor, Kathleen Kennedy, is quoted in Entertainment Weekly saying the company plans to make “two or three films each year”.  Did she misspeak of did Entertainment Weekly possibly misquote her?  Two or three Star Wars movies per year is going to water down Star Wars pretty quickly and could potentially ruin a great franchise.  […]

Seventh Star Wars movie, Episode 7 – Status Watch – Latest News [UPDATE]

// November 12th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Disney bought Lucasfilm today (for $4.05B) and right out of the gate they announced the Star Wars saga will continue with Star Wars Episode 7 targeted for release in 2015 and more feature films expected to continue as the Star Wars saga grows. George Lucas will serve as creative consultant. Not sure how this one […]

World War Z – Status Watch – Latest News

// November 9th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Director Marc Forster’s post-apocalyptic zombie thriller World War Z is scheduled to be released in June 2013. In World War Z, Brad Pitt plays a UN researcher trying to save his family (and the rest of humanity) from a worldwide zombie pandemic. Based on Max Brooks’ 2006 bestselling novel this epic big-screen zombie spectacle cost […]

Superman: Man of Steel movie (2013) – status watch – latest news [Update]

// November 8th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Superman: Man of Steel is scheduled for release on June 14, 2013. Produced by Warner Bros., the movie will be a reboot of the Superman film series. The movie will star Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman (the first non-American to play the part).

New Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome movie to premiere on YouTube as 10-episode series before airing on Syfy channel in 2013

// November 6th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

The new Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome movie follows a young William Adama during the first Cylon war, and will finally premiere on YouTube, November 9 – before it appears on the Syfy channel in early 2013. The prequel will air as ten 7-12 minute episodes on YouTube (Machinima channel) on Friday nights over the […]

Reports indicate Amazon is close to greenlighting new, original musical comedy titled “Browsers”

// November 6th, 2012 // No Comments » // Moves, TV, and Music News

Reports indicate that Amazon is getting close to greenlighting a new, original musical comedy titled “Browsers”. The single-camera project was originally developed last year at CBS, but it didn’t get beyond the script stage. “Browsers” revolves around four interns working at a Huffington Post-esque website, with musical elements woven into the narrative.