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pan xlgsm Pan Trailer: See Peter Pans Wild, Colorful Origin Story

It was Oprah Winfrey who once famously prophesied, “You get an origin story! And you get an origin story! Everybody gets an origin story!”

At least it certainly seems that way these days, and the latest pop culture icon to get a re-imagining is Peter Pan. Obviously there have already been countless versions of this story in the past (and NBC is… Continue reading 'Pan' Trailer: See Peter Pan's Wild, Colorful Origin Story

A gritty origin story about… Santa Claus? And he’s a Viking? That’s what studio Sony is betting on after picking up a spec script called Winter’s Knight. Norwegian helmers Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki, Pirates of the Caribbean 5) will direct the “Viking-mythology-tinged” tale, based on the 1902 book The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Frank L. Baum.

Santa has roots in pre-Christian Norse mythology and ties to… Continue reading Santa Clause Will Get His Own Gritty Origin Story

Fox is re-entering the comic book biz by developing a drama about Batman’s home.

Dubbed Gotham, the project from Warner Bros. TV will explore the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made the fictitious American city famous.

Bruno Heller (The Mentalist) will executive and produce the one-hour drama that’s already received a series commitment from Fox. The drama — which is the second DC concept to go… Continue reading Fox to develop origin drama about Batman’s home

The comedy geniuses at FunnyOrDie.com present: “Ke$ha: The Story of the $….” Continue reading Ke$ha Explains The Origin Of The Dollar Sign

Sports Books vs The Movies They Inspired

Ua8416 260x195 Sports Books vs The Movies They Inspired

Many sports movies, just like many movies of all kinds, find their origin in novels that have been largely forgotten. Instead of just accepting this as the new world order however, we want to give the books a fighting chance.