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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

The Last Airbender, Atlantis Rising, TV DVD News, Legion of 5, SAG Strike?, Comic Previews

The Last Airbender

Variety reports here the the M. Night Shyamalan directed live action feature will be released on July 2, 2010. It will be the first of a trilogy based on the Nickelodeon series "Avatar: The Last Airbender." The name change was done to avoid confusion with the James Cameron movie project "Avatar," to be released on December 18, 2009. Empire Magazine posted this interview the director about his plans for the franchise.

Atlantis Rising

The Hollywood Reporter says here that DreamWorks now has the rights for Platinum Studios' comic book, to be a live-action feature.

TV DVD News has posted info about "Star Trek" (Season 2, Remastered) here, "Family Ties" (Season 4) here, "The Tarzan/Lone Ranger/Zorro Adventure Hour" (Vol. 2) here, "BraveStarr" (Vol. 2) here, "The Simpsons" (Season 11) here, "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" (Vol. 3) here, and "Avatar: The Last Airbender" (Book 3: Fire, Vol. 4) here.

Legion of 5

This article from the Hollywood Reporter says that Stan Lee along with Rainmaker Entertainment and Brighton Partners will launch a new superhero project, to become a series of CG-animated films with a cross-platform approach that would include games, online and mobile releases, not to mention the potential for unlimited merchandizing. Little details like the characters and story line have not been released.

SAG Strike?

In a Hollywood still realing from the Writer's Strike, negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers are set to begin today. Members of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists will be sitting in as observers, though they have rejected SAG's invitation to rejoin the talks as direct participants.

The Renaissance Festival of Joplin
"The Renaissance Festival that Builds Houses"
April 26 and 27, 2008 in the beautiful village of Fareham located within Landreth Park in Joplin, Missouri
Click here for our web page.
"Come and play!"

Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
Cthulhu Tales #1,

The Lone Ranger #11,

Red Sonja #32,

Army of Darkness: The Long Road Home #8,

Nixon's Pals,

Wonderlost Book Two,

& The Sword #7

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