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Turns out J.J. Abrams has gotten a head start on his transition from “Star Trek” to “Star Wars.” Readers of blogs io9 and Gizmodo have spotted a familiar character from “Wars” in both of Abrams’s “Trek” films: R2-D2.
The Dissolve notes that the droid first popped up… Continue reading 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Gets 'Star Wars' Cameo: R2-D2, Is That You?
Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy and “Hobbit” movies are epic visual feasts, but there’s something equally impressive about watching the action play out in LEGO form.
Here, The Brotherhood Workshop has turned the trailer for the upcoming “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” into a LEGO-filled drama — a task that… Continue reading 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Trailer Gets LEGO Treatment (VIDEO)
Taking on a Hitchcock title borders on cinematic heresy for many. Yet the new version of “The Lady Vanishes” is not trying to remake the master’s 1938 version.
Airing Sunday on PBS (check local listings), “The Lady Vanishes: Masterpiece Mystery!” hews closer to the novel than the film, but the basic story is the same. It’s a film shot rich with ambers and shadows, perfect for… Continue reading 'The Lady Vanishes': Alfred Hitchcock classic gets the 'Masterpiece Mystery' treatment
A Tina-Fey produced comedy from Universal Television has gotten a series commitment from Fox.
Deadline reports that the move comes after a rumored bidding war between multiple networks for the comedy, which is about a women’s college that begins accepting men. The project does not yet have an official title.
Fey is set to act as co-showrunner with Robert Carlock on the project, which, by definition of “series commitment,” will get a… Continue reading Tina Fey-produced comedy gets series commitment from Fox