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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Bill Hicks, More Chronicles of Riddick, TV DVD News, Lost, Zombieland, Comic Previews

Bill Hicks

Russell Crowe told the Sydney Morning Herald that he will play Bill Hicks in an upcoming film biography. Crowe, 44, is available for seven months due to a delay in filming Ridley Scott's "Nottingham." Crowe said: "I have another project based on the life of comedian Bill Hicks, which is going from treatment to draft stage with Kiwi writer Mark Staufer." The film has nothing to do with the UK documentary "American: The Bill Hicks Story," due out in 2009.

More Chronicles of Riddick

Vin Diesel told MTV News he's seeing be two more "Riddick" films. He said: "David Twohy right now is writing the scripts. The only question is whether we take a page from the 'Lord of the Rings' guys and try to shoot the two chapters at the same time. There are two more in mind."

TV DVD News has posted info about "Hannah Montana" (Season 1) here, "Jake and the Fatman" (Season 1, Vol. 2) here, "Gunsmoke" (Season 3, Vol. 1) here, "Perry Mason" (Season 3, Vol. 2) here, "The Beverly Hillbillies" (Season 2) here, "7th Heaven" (Season 7) here and "I Dream of Jeannie" (Complete Series) here.


Michael Ausiello at Entertainment Weekly reports that Michelle Rodriguez, who was Ana Lucia before she got killed by Michael, is coming back for one episode, likely the second of the season.Ausiello is speculating that the return will come through a flashback or possibly a hallucination. Remember that Hurley has been seeing dead people for awhile, and there is enough to believe that the episode Rodriguez appears in could be centered on Hurley since Cheech Marin also is listed as a guest star that week.


Woody Harrelson will play a man named Albuquerque in comedy film Zombieland. Ruben Fleischer's film is about a mismatched pair of survivors who "find friendship in a world overrun by zombies."

Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
X-Men: Legacy #215,

X-Force #6,

Wolverine: First Class #6,

Runaways #1,

New Warriors #15,

New Exiles #10,

& Marvel Comics Presents #12

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