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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Disney's Clone Wars?, Joust, TV DVD News, The Informers, Animated Goonies, Mike Fright, Comic Previews

Disney's Clone Wars?

Animation Magazine cites JimHillMedia for a rumor that Disney is campaigning heavily to broadcast George Lucas' CGI Star Wars series "Clone Wars." They also report that Disney will turn a portion of Tomorrowland in Disneyland over to Lucas, and new Star Wars-related attractions will be added to the theme park. Lucasfilm responded that there have not been elevated talks with Disney. "Clone Wars" will broadcast in the fall of 2008.


Variety has confirmed that ther will be a big screen adaptation of the 1982 arcade game "Joust." CP Productions' goal is to focus on adapting graphic novels, comic books, novels and video games.

TV DVD News has posted info about "Highlander: The Series" (Complete Series) here and "Highlander: The Animated Series" (1st Season) here, "Galactica 1980" ("Return of Starbuck") here, "Rawhide" (Season 2, Vol. 2) here, "Numb3rs" (Season 3) here and "24" (Season 6) here.

The Informers

Variety reports that Kim Basinger and Billy Bob Thorton will star alongside Brandon Routh, Austin Nichols & Ashley Olsen in Senator Entertainment's "The Informers." Based on short stories by Bret Easton Ellis, covering a course of a week in 1983 Los Angeles, production starts this October in Los Angeles, Buenos Aires & Uruguay.

Animated Goonies

Cory Feldman recently revealed here to MTV a possible follow-up for "The Goonies." Feldman said: "Right now they are talking about the idea of doing it as an animated series."

Mike Fright: Stand Up!
Check Out: The Mike Fright Site!

The Hacksaw, the Rose & the Parthenon Parrot
Sebastian Claus was known as an authority on supernatural activity, but, this was something neither he nor his extraordinary team had ever encountered: a book whose owners all died at the hands of fictional characters. Even when Paranormal P.I. Harriett Dante was brought into the case, nobody was aware of just how bizarre this was going to get. And if they don't solve the riddle, the world will end in fire!

Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
Conan #43,

Hellboy: Darkness Calls #5,

The Groo 25th Anniversary,

Lobster Johnson: The Iron Prometheus #1,

&Madame Mirage #2

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