More details about the Viz manga-to-film company

VIZ Media has launched a new wholly-owned Hollywood-based company named VIZ Productions to produce and license live-action theatrical film and TV projects based on animated and manga series. The new company will draw on a vast catalog of manga properties owned by its Japanese parent companies Shogakukan and Shueisha, as well as publishing giant Hakusensha, …
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The Greatest American Hero returns

Join the original cast of the The Greatest American Hero television series on Thursday, July 24 at 12:30-1:30pm in Room 7AB at Comic-Con Convention in San Diego. After twenty-five years, this beloved cult series is being re-introduced to the world as a comic book series. In addition, two special announcements will be made regarding the …
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Discover the ‘Science’ behind fiction at Comic-Con

Discover magazine, the leading general-interest science publication, will host the first ever Science Behind Science Fiction panel at Comic Con on July 24, featuring Jaime Paglia (writer and producer of Eureka), Dr. Kevin Grazier (science advisor on Eureka and Battlestar Galactica) and Phil Plait. Since the days of Frankenstein, fiction has looked to science for …
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Details about 80’s animated hit The Real Ghostbusters DVD

Spinning off from the box office mega-hit Ghostbusters (1984), the animated series The Real Ghostbusters debuted on ABC in September 1986 to tremendous ratings, critical acclaim, and an audience that ranged from kids to adults. The series functioned as a direct sequel to the movie, following New York’s paranormal investigator team — Dr. Peter Venkman …
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Batman, Adult Swim and Star Wars invade Comic-Con

Star Wars Day at Comic-Con will be Friday, July 25. Here’s the entire lineup of Star Wars-related events for the day: 10:00-10:50 Star Wars: Designing the Clone Wars Universe— Meet the original in-house team that designed the unique look of the Clone Wars series. They will discuss how they worked with supervising director Dave Filoni …
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Code Monkeys: Season One coming to DVD

Get ready to enter the insane world of GameAvision’s top employees: slacker Dave and his high-strung best friend Jerry. Whether it’s rescuing fellow GameAvision employees from Ninjas in Japan or creating a video game out of Spielberg’s latest movie, E.T., or navigating a wild adventurous weekend in Vegas at the annual video game convention, the …
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First pic from Terminator Salvation plus a full synopsis

Release Date: May 22, 2009 Director: McG Writer: Michael Ferris, John Brancato Producers: Moritz Borman, Derek Anderson, Victor Kubicek, Jeffrey Silver Executive Producers: Peter D. Graves, Bahman Naraghi, Mario F. Kassar, Andrew G. Vajna, Joel B. Michaels, Dan Lin, Jeanne Allgood Cast: Sam Worthington, Christian Bale, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anton Yelchin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Moon Bloodgood, …
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Two more RocknRolla pictures plus a full synopsis

Release Date: October 2008 Genre: Action, Crime Director: Guy Ritchie Writer: Guy Ritchie Producers: Joel Silver, Susan Downey, Steve Clark-Hall, Guy Ritchie Executive Producers: Steve Richards, Navid McIlhargey Cast: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Toby Kebbell, Jeremy Piven, Chris Bridges When a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land …
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All the details on the Wachoski Brothers’ Ninja Assassin, plus a bloody still from the film

Genre: Action Adventure Director: James McTeigue Writer: Matthew Sand and J. Michael Straczynski Producers: Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski Executive Producers: Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, William Fay Cast: Rain, Naomie Harris, Ben Miles, Sho Kosugi, Rick Yune Raizo (Rain) is one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets …
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The Hills Run Red film synopsis

Director: Dave Parker Writers: David J. Schow, John Dombrow. Story by John Dombrow and John Carchietta Producers: Steve Richards,Erik Olsen, Roee Sharon, Robert Meyer Burnett, John Carchietta Executive Producer: Carl Morano Cast: Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrinck, William Sadler, Alex Wyndham, Janet Montgomery In the vein of horror classics from the 1970s and 80s, Dark Castle’s …
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Friday the 13th remake synopsis

Release Date: Friday, February 13, 2009 Director: Marcus Nispel Writers: Damian Shannon, Mark Swift Producers: Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form Executive Producers: Brian Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form Witten, Sean S. Cunningham Cast: Amanda Righetti, Jared Padalecki, Jonathan Sadowski, Aaron Woo, Travis Van Winkle, Odette Yustman Returning to the story that started it …
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