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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Samson Effect, El Zombo Fantasma, TV DVD News, Thriller, V, Comic Previews

The Samson Effect

Sci Fi Wire reports here that this 2011 Warner Brothers project will be a futuristic retelling of the Samson and Delilah story. Francis Lawrence is directing the Scott Silver script.

El Zombo Fantasma says here that Dark Horse comic will be brought to the big screen by Death Ray Films and Maya Entertainment. The comic created by David Wilkins and Kevin Munroe tells of "the mysterious murder of the world's most notorious Mexican wrestler who bargains his way out of an eternity of fiery damnation by returning to Los Angeles to play guardian angel to a troublesome teen, Belisa Montoya. He soon discovers that the teen is not what she seems and that their fates have been intertwined for centuries." Monroe said: "Zombo' started years ago as just a geeky idea between two friends who worked at the same video game company. But Dave and I always knew that the property had a broader appeal than just its publishing roots, and now we'll see it finally reach an entirely new audience."

TV DVD News has posted info about "The F Word" (Series 2) here, "The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour" (Saturday Morning Cartoons Collection) here, "House, M.D." (Season 1, Repackaged) here, "X-Men" (Attack of the Mutants) here, "Dynasty" (Season 4, Vol. 1) here, "Wings" (Season 8) here.


C.H.U.D. is reporting here that James L. Nederlander, president of Nederlander Org, will be productin a theatrical feature based on Michael Jackson's video "Thriller." Nederlander has picked up rights to the music from the Thriller album (plus Jackson's Off the Wall) to make a musical about a couple on a date is attacked by zombies.


ABC has ordered a pilot center on a female Homeland Security agent during the alien invasion. The show will be written by Scott Peters. Original series creator Kenneth Johnson has not been mentioned in any press releases so far.

Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
Dead Ahead #2,

Missing the Boat,

Mixtape, Vol. 3,

Savage #4,


Galveston #3,

Zombie Tales #10,

& Hero Squared: Love & Death #1

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