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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Veronica Mars, The Hobbit, TV DVD News, Children of the Corn, Cirque du Soleil's Delirium, Comic Previews

Veronica Mars

Series creator Rob Thomas has wanted to bring the short-lived TV show back as a feature film. Now reports say that Thomas and the series' star Kristen Bell have been discussing the project. Entertainment Weekly's The Ausiello Files talked to Thomas and he confirmed the meeeting at his production company. Thomas said: "It's very tough to focus on it right now with two pilots [Cupid and Outrageous Fortune] on my plate. But as soon as I have any free time, that's my top priority."

The Hobbit

Peter Jackson and Guillermo Del Toro will write the script for the "Lord of the Rings" prequel themselves instead of hiring outside writers for the job. The film and its sequel will begin filming in the latter-half of 2009 with a tenative release dates in 2011 and 2012 respectfully.

TV DVD News has posted info about "Jake and the Fatman" (Season 1, Vol. 2) here, "Gunsmoke" (Season 3, Vol. 1) here, "Perry Mason" (Season 3, Vol. 2) here, "NewsRadio" (Complete Series) here, "Mystery Science Theater 3000" (20th Anniversary Tin) here, "The Sopranos" (Complete Series) here and "Reaper" (Season 1) here.

Children of the Corn

Production starts September 30th on the made-for-tv remake. Donald Borchers will direct the cast that includes David Anders and Kandyse McClure.

Cirque du Soleil's Delirium

Cirque du Soleil's Delirium will begin a four-day (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday Sunday) run beginning yesterday in movie theaters all across the country. The Hot Ticket production was filmed in London with high-definition video cameras. Tickets for the screenings are going for around $20 in most cities (they go for $125 for the live Cirque performances).

Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
Charlatan Ball #3,

Youngblood, Vol. 1: Focus Tested,

Starship Troopers #10,

N-Guard #3,

Warhammer 40,000: Exterminatus #2,

& Warhammer 40,000: Fire & Honour #1,

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