28 juillet 2014

My uncle went to Barsoom...

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27 juillet 2014

Babylon 5 the movie, written in 2015, production in 2016?

It's the announcement made by Joe Michael Straczynski at the San Diego Comic Con yesterday. Now head of his own development studio, Studio JMS, he's planning to write the movie in 2015, and then propose its production to Warner Brothers first in 2016. Warner Bros owns all Babylon 5 rights except movie rights, which stayed jms' property. If Warner isn't interested, jms plans the development of the movie through his own studio. I will probably be a reboot, a new take on the story, given the age of the original actors.... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2014

John Carter 2: other studios interested?

According to a "well-informed source" of John Sagar, responsible for the Facebook page "The Fantastic World of Edgar Rice Burroughs", ERB Incorporated would like to know now if Disney can make a final decision regarding the future of John Carter. If they answer a definitive "no" to the sequels, then ERB inc would ask them to relinquish what's left of their option (8 months until March of 2015). It seems like many parties would be interested for making a sequel if Disney let go. All this is of... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2014

Neuromancer: 30 years already, and where is that movie?

Among my very favorite novels, there's Neuromancer by William Gibson, released on July the 1st of 1984 in the United States. It's a novel I re-read regularly, and each time I am taken by its peculiar atmosphere, very impressionistic. It's all by itself the founding novel of an entire science-fiction subgenre, named Cyberpunk. The cyberpunk is a wonderful playground, the heroes are in general at the bottom level, people that try to survive before giant corporations, as powerful as unhuman, and artificial intelligences in... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2014

The petition for John Carter 2 at 12,709 signatures out of 15,000!

Or, to be more precise, 12,709 + the 1,960 got from US conventions, thus a current count of 14,669 signatures, out of the 15,000 required at the beginning (only 331 signatures from the goal). There has been a new flux of signatures in the United States, as well as many tweets, following the airing of John Carter on Spike TV. On my blog, still a lot of researches about John Carter 2 ("a lot" meaning to me some twenty visits a day!). ... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2014

More affluence than usual, is John Carter aired on French TV again?

Indeed, 1,5 times more visitors than usual two days ago, double of visitors yesterday, John Carter has indeed been aired again on the French channel Ciné+ Frissons! Welcome to all that search informations about John Carter 2. Not much to add since the Andrew Stanton tweets euphoria, revealing concepts of  titles for John Carter 2 et 3: http://normantrayeng.canalblog.com/archives/2014/06/07/30026277.html The petition goes on constantly, step by step, with as of today 12,557 signatures (+ 1960 from conventions, we're at... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2014

My James Bond belongs to the past and John Cleese agrees

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/John-Cleese-James-Bond-Films-Have-One-Fatal-Flaw-43594.html?fb_action_ids=10152664555878054&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5B728014633903477%5D&action_type_map=%5B%22og.likes%22%5D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D I grew up with James Bond, ad this James Bond was at the time Roger Moore. Suave, charming, 100% professional, he roamed the movies right ahead, like my father used to say, withut disturbing his hairdo and whatever the stunts.... [Lire la suite]
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23 juin 2014

Awesome Storm cosplay!

Here is an awesome photo of a Storm cosplay. Nothing to add, it's absolute perfection!
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22 juin 2014

Cinemablend.com: 6 Reasons Disney Needs To Resurrect The John Carter Franchise!

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/6-Reasons-Disney-Needs-Resurrect-John-Carter-Franchise-43550.html Excellent article which lists the reasons why Disney should ressurect the John Carter franchise! 1) Andrew Stanton and Taylor Kitsch want to make the sequels! It can seem of little importance, but it's not, especially in Andrew Stanton's case of course. He originated everything. He was the one who suggested to Dick Cook, then President of Disney Studios, to get the licence, which Paramount had just let go of. Stanton... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2014

Tim Burton's Batman is one quarter of a century old this monday, June the 23rd!

We sometimes forget how much of a desert was the superhero movie genre in the 80ies. Superman has been tremendously succesful already thanks to the 1978 and 1980 movies. But in spite of them, since Superman 2, you could begin to see parodic elements due to the direction of Richard Lester. The fall was hard with Superman 3 and 4, without even mentioning Supergirl. The few seriousness that was featured, thanks to Richard Donner and his writer Tom Mankiewitz, had already left the genre as soon as it was introduced.... [Lire la suite]
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