UPDATE: 7/15/14: Roberto Orci (Transformers, Star Trek) has come aboard the Power Rangers movie as an executive producer. And that’s not all: the studio has also hired X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz (they also wrote Thor and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) to pen the screenplay.
So if you thought Lionsgate may have just been… Continue reading The 'Power Rangers' Movie Gets Serious With 'Star Trek' and 'X-Men: First Class' Talent
Ant-Man: Don’t panic! It’s not unusual for studios to hire writers to do “one more polish” on a screenplay just before production begins, and that is reportedly what Marvel has done for Ant-Man. Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer (Sabrina the Teenage Witch, in development) have been hired to polish up the script rewrite recently completed by busy comedy veteran Adam McKay, and… Continue reading Movie News: 'Ant-Man' Gets More New Writers; 'Conjuring' Spin-off Coming; First 'Young Ones' Trailer
Get ready to scream real loud: All 45 episodes of Pee-wee’s Playhouse are coming to a Blu-ray player near you this fall.
Shout! Factory acquired the rights from Pee-wee Herman himself (Paul Reubens) last year and, with Reubens’ help, has digitally re-mastered the series so that the bright colors of the playhouse are even brighter and the visual effects even wackier. The eight-disc set, including bonus features, will be… Continue reading ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’ Blu-ray box set gets fall release date
Lionel Richie won a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award at the
2014 BET Awards ceremony, hosted by Chris Rock, and gave an excellent performance of some of his greatest hits. There was only one snag: They spelled his name wrong.
As Richie took the stage to accept the trophy, the on-screen chyron spelled his last name with a “t” — “Ritchie” instead of “Richie.”
Hopefully they got… Continue reading Lionel Richie gets BET Award lifetime achievement (and they spell his name wrong)
As Orphan Black‘s second season comes to an end on Saturday, BBC America has announced the premiere date for its next original series with an equally paranormal twist.
Intruders—based on Michael Marshall Smith’s 2007 novel about “a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others”—will premiere its eight-episode first season on BBC America on August 23 at 10 pm ET.
Doctor Who alum John Simm stars as Jack Whelan… Continue reading BBC America’s ‘Intruders’ gets August premiere and trailer