J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot is in negotiations for the rights to Stephen King‘s bestselling 2011 novel 11/22/63. The deal is being done through Warner Bros TV. The plan is to adapt the book as a TV series or miniseries, likely for cable. 11/22/63 centers on Jake, an unassuming divorced English teacher who stumbles upon a time portal that leads to 9/9/1958 and goes on a quest to try and prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, which occurred on November 22, 1963. The deal for 11/22/63 comes on the heels of CBS’ green light for a [...]
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Finally, collect one of the most instantly recognizable and iconic buildings of The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Tower of Orthanc. Build all 6 highly detailed floors filled with fascinating movie-related details including the attic, library, alchemy room, Saruman’s throne room, entrance hall and dungeon. This exclusive model stars in some of the most iconic scenes from The Lord of the Rings movies. Swoop down with the Great Eagle and rescue stranded Gandalf the Grey from his tower-top prison after his defeat at the hands of the white wizard, Saruman. Build the powerful, tree-like Ent, with poseable limbs and [...]
Hero Complex Gallery is proud to announce their next exhibition Righteous Rides...And the Dudes Who Drive Them opening on May 3, 2013 and running until May 19th. The art show will focus on prominent characters of fiction and their often creative ways of getting around! From skateboards to spaceships, anything that rolls, races, flies, or crashes can be counted in this high-throttled, tour de force that celebrates your favorite modes of transportation and the characters who drive them! Millennium Falcon, Akira, Steve McQueen, Aliens APC, Ferris Bueller, Pussywagon, Prometheus, James Bond, The Nautilus, [...]
For fans of the author Neil Gaiman, the idea of needing a beginner’s guide may sound ridiculous: he’s been a cult hero for decades. His novels, short stories, and comic books have won all kinds of awards and prizes. But, in the manner of other genre icons who amassed a specific group of fans prior to mainstream success, his omnipresence might seem sudden to many others. He has several books coming out over the next few weeks — Unnatural Creatures: Stories Selected by Neil Gaiman (which came out earlier this week, on April 23), Make Good Art (May 14), How [...]
In just three weeks, Dunder-Miflin will be closing its doors and, today, "The Office" has revealed who will be heading to Scranton for the one-hour series finale on May 16. Guest stars will include Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Rachael Harris, Dakota Johnson, Joan Cusack, Ed Begley Jr., Malcolm Barrett, Matt Jones, Andy Buckley, Mike Schur and Bobby Ray Shafer. The conclusion to the hit series is officially described as follows: Months after the airing of the documentary, the workers of Dunder Mifflin, past and present, gather for a wedding and a final round of interviews. Mysteries are solved, [...]
A lifelong "Doctor Who" himself, award-winning author Neil Gaiman supplied the screenplay for the 2011 fan-favorite episode "The Doctor's Wife." Next month, he's back in the TARDIS for another outing with Matt Smith's Eleventh Doctor and new companion, Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman). Titled "Nightmare in Silver," the episode has just received the following official synopsis from the BBC: Hedgewick’s World of Wonders was once the greatest theme park in the galaxy, but it’s now the dilapidated home to a shabby showman, a chess-playing dwarf and a dysfunctional army platoon. When the Doctor, Clara, Artie and Angie arrive, [...]
Off Camera is a website, magazine, television show, and podcast that is hosted by photographer/director Sam Jones. He created the show out of his passion for the long form conversational interview, and as a way to share his conversations with a myriad of artists, actors, musicians, directors, skateboarders, photographers, and writers that pique his interest. This week he interviewed singer songwriter Aimee Mann. Mann, the Boston born Grammy winner and self-described Oscar loser, was recently named to NPR’s list of the ten finest living songwriters. With surprising humor and optimism, Mann lets us in on her bumpy journey, [...]
Gallery1988 (West) is proud to present its newest exhibit, "The Official Bad Robot Art Experience," that will open next Friday, April 26th with an opening reception from 7-10 PM. Working in conjunction with JJ Abrams & his production company, the gallery has enlisted a gigantic group of artists to create original artwork (paintings, prints, sculptures & plush) to tribute the movies, TV show and iconic logo of BR. You'll see artists tackle Alias, Fringe, LOST, Person of Interest, Cloverfield, Super 8, Star Trek and much more, resulting in some of the most exciting and innovative work yet. [...]
Mondo , the collectible art division of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announces its next gallery show featuring the artwork of Mike Mitchell which will run from April 26th to May 25th at the Mondo Gallery located at 4115 Guadalupe St. in Austin, TX. The Mondo Mike Mitchell show will feature a series of portraits as limited edition giclees for subjects that range from crowd favorites to characters that are slightly underappreciated in pop culture art. The gallery will open to the public on April 26th from 7:00 - 10:00 pm with regular business [...]
Tonight a 180-foot-tall Mike Wazowski from the upcoming Disney Pixar film Monsters University made the official announcement that Disney will be keeping three theme parks open for 24 hours on Memorial Day Weekend . The huge sphere of Epcot’s Spaceship Earth was transformed from Disney Parks icon to Disney Pixar “Eye-con”. Wazowski, the loveable green-bodied, one-eyed monster, joins best pal James P. Sullivan (“Sulley”) in the prequel to “Monsters, Inc.”, this summer as college students with hopes of becoming Scarers.
McDonald’s Japan has created a special “ potato holder ” that enables drivers to enjoy fries without having to precariously balance them between their knees or take both hands off the wheel. Starting April 24, patrons who purchase a value meal with a large order of fries will receive a free “potato holder.” The holder is red with the familiar golden arch logo and is made to fit in the cup holder of any car. The campaign, which currently only takes place in Japan is expected to last until the end of May.
Whether you have the latest iPhone 5 or less recent iOS devices, iHome has got you covered. Charge and play via flexible Lightning dock or USB port (with your own cable). The iPL10 ($80) is a great looking, space-saving speaker system for listening to all your music. Wake or sleep to your favorite iPhone or iPod tunes or FM radio stations through high fidelity drivers in a specially designed Reson8 speaker chamber with EXB expanded bass circuitry. Auto sync feature instantly sets clock to iPhone or iPod time.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today announced the release of LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, available now on the App Store. Delivering action-adventure gameplay to touchscreen devices, this latest caper is based on LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, the game which released to critical acclaim in June 2012 and was one of the best-selling videogames of the year. LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes for iOS gives players the opportunity to join their favorite DC super heroes like Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and scores of others to save [...]
Universal Pictures has set Gary Shore's Dracula for release on August 8, 2014. Luke Evans is attached to play the title role. Said to explore the origin of the character, Dracula weaves vampire mythology with the true history of Prince Vlad the Impaler. It seeks to depict Dracula as a flawed hero in a tragic love story set in a dark age of magic and war. Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless scripted the most recent draft of the screenplay and Michael De Luca will serve as producer.
Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed the new poster for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, hitting 3D, 2D and IMAX theaters on July 12. The film stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, Robert Kazinsky, Max Martini, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, Larry Joe Campbell, Brad William Henke and Diego Klattenhoff. When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, [...]
Tomorrow MONDO will release the soundtrack to Oblivion by M832s Anthony Gonzalez with Joseph Trapanese. This 180 gram 2XLP has been pressed on clear vinyl with artwork by Kilian Eng. The clear vinyl is exclusive to MONDO’s webstore. For more details and pics, check the blog HERE . Please follow MONDO on Twitter for the on sale announcement. This 2XLP will be available online at a random time on Friday, April 26th. Original music [...]
On May 11th, writer-director Frank Darabont will be on hand for a Q&A after a screening of his 2007 Stephen King adaptation “The Mist,” the riveting tale of a strange storm that settles over a New England town and forever changes the fortunes of the people trapped in its midst. Get The Hero Complex Film Festival tickets for $20 each before they’re gone, you can order them HERE .
Disney•Pixar has released the new trailer for Monsters University, opening in theaters on June 21. Directed by Dan Scanlon, the prequel features the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Dave Foley, Sean P. Hayes, Joel Murray, Peter Sohn, Charlie Day, Nathan Fillion, Bobby Moynihan, Julia Sweeney, Aubrey Plaza, Tyler Labine, John Krasinski, Bonnie Hunt, Beth Behrs and John Ratzenberger. Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University [...]
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