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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Star Wars TV, Strangehold, TV DVD News, Thor, Spider-Man Show, Comic Previews


Star Wars TV

ComicBookMovie.com says here that George Lucas is officially Casting for the Live Action Star Wars TV series. They quote MTV.com as saying: "A live-action TV series set in the 'Star Wars' cosmos has been an elusive, tantalizing prospect for years. News of the potential production first surfaced in 2005 while George Lucas was promoting 'Revenge of the Sith.' Work on the 'Clones Wars' animated feature film and Cartoon Network series, though, took creative precedence. In late 2007, Lucas revealed that he and his team were about to begin writing scripts for the live-action show. Now MTV News has learned that casting for the series is currently underway. According to Lucas, the show will focus on minor characters from the saga and be set in the time period between 'Revenge of the Sith' (Episode III) and the original 'Star Wars' (Episode IV). The action will follow the Rebel Alliance as it slowly gains strength against the Empire. There will be Stormtroopers, but no Jedi or Darth Vader will appear on screen. As he did with the 'Clone Wars' series, Lucas will write and shoot an entire year's worth of episodes before looking for a cable channel on which to air the series."



Strangehold

17 years later there will be a sequel to "Hard Boiled" Filmed by Chow Yun Fat's production company, or so says Slash film in an article here. The sequel may or may not be based on the video game.



TV DVD News

TVShowsOnDVD.com has posted info about "Land of the Lost" (Complete Series) here, "Blood Ties" (Season 2) here, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (Season 9) here, "Lost" (Seasons 1 & 2 Blu-ray) here, "Reaper" (Season 2) here, "Weeds" (Season 4) here.



Thor

Latino Review has posted the rumor here that Alexander Skarsgård is the likely casting choice for the 2010 film's title character.



Spider-Man Show

You can stream episodes of the Japanese Spider-man show here.


Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
Captain Britain and MI13 #11,



Guardians of the Galaxy #11,



Ghost Rider #33,



Invincible Iron Man #11,



Immortal Iron Fist #23,



Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #49,



& Punisher: Frank Castle #68












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