G opens in theaters on October 28th

This is part of an open call to drum up support for “G,” a new movie which  opens around the country on Friday October 28th. “G” is a contemporary  African-American romance inspired by the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald story  The Great Gatsby. This film was produced independently because Hollywood Studios chose to pass on it based on their …
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Firefly voted best sci-fi series ever?

Sci-fi buffs from around the world have voted cult TV series, “Firefly,” the world’s best space science fiction work ever in an international poll conducted by NewScientistSpace.com, the space news website from New Scientist magazine. Incredibly, the TV series which is set 500 years in the future was pulled off the air early. However, it …
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Hannibal is back

Here is a brief synopsis of Young Hannibal, a.k.a. Behind the Mask, a.k.a. Hannibal 4, a.k.a. The Lecter Variation: The Story of Young Hannibal Lecter: Based on Thomas Harris’ upcoming book of the same name, this prequel shows a young Hannibal Lechter in three different phases of his life from childhood in Lithuania to his …
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Kung Fu High School coming to theaters

The film rights for Ryan Gattis’s Kung Fu High School were bought by Harvey and Bob Weinstein’s newly established production outfit, The Weinstein Company, The Hollywood Reporter says. Kung Fu High School, Gattis’s first novel, delves into a grim world in which a high school is run by the drug-dealing, single-named menace Ridley, who controls …
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Jon Favreau directing John Carter of Mars

Jon “Elf” Favreau is directing John Carter of Mars for Paramount. The film is now in pre-production, and is set for a 2006 release. The sci-fi fantasy is a about Civil War veteran John Carter, who is mysteriously transplanted to Mars. There he discovers a lush, wildly diverse planet whose main inhabitants are 12-foot tall …
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The Weinsteins are at it again

The Weinstein Company was created in March of 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films Corp. in 1979. Here are some of the pics the team is working on bringing to the screen: Decameron, The Libertine, Last Legion, Young Hannibal, Hoodwinked!, Transamerica, Nomad, Outlander, Stormbreaker, Lucky Number Slevin, and Master …
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My Bookie for Warner Brothers

In what proves to be another industry first, online gaming company MyBookie.com has signed an exclusive product placement agreement with Warner Brothers for the upcoming film Lucky You starring Drew Barrymore. The MyBookie.com website will be prominently featured in the film, as well as within the storyline. The movie features a college student who hits …
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Read Chapter 7 of the Poseidon Journals

Next year Wolfgang Peterson will unleash his new action-adventure feature, Poseidon. Until then, you can learn more about the movie and it’s cast by checking out the on-set journals. Chapter 7 is now available online at: www.darkhorizons.com/news05/poseidonj.php

Spike TV to get the Sith

Variety has reported that Spike TV has engineered the biggest movie purchase in the net’s 22-year history, ponying up between $65 million and $70 million for a six-year exclusive deal covering all six of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars movies. NBC Universal’s USA Network and Sci Fi Channel and Turner Broadcasting’s TBS and TNT were in the …
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Dragon Squad HK web site active

H Jones-White has given us the heads up that the official Hong Kong web site for Dragon Squad is active. The Daniel Lee directed action flick stars Sammo Hung, Maggie Q, Michael Biehn and Simon Yam. The story revolves around gangsters and interpol agents battling on a Hong Kong battlefield. The trailer and behind-the-scenes clips, …
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Domino film synopsis

Smart. Daring. Defiant and dangerous. As well as beautiful. This is Domino Harvey and this is her real life story…well, sort of. The daughter of respected actor and matinee idol Lawrence Harvey, and model turned socialite Sophie Wynn, Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley) was born into a life of wealth and privilege – a lifestyle that …
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