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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Robin Hood: Beyond Sherwood, Surrogates, Sherlock Holmes, TV DVD News, The Princess and the Frog, The A-Team, World of Warcraft, Comic Previews

Robin Hood: Beyond Sherwood

Not happy enough destroy the legends of The Phantom and Riverworld, Sci Fi Channel is now going after the Merry Men. Robin Dunne tells Sci Fi Wire in this article that their Sherwood Forest is going to have monsters, but none of those embarrassing tights. (Sigh) Dunne says: "There's a monster that is being used as a weapon by the sheriff in order to control things. Robin is left to try and stop this monster. It's not a classic creature in the sense it's pure evil; it's actually a girl that has been transformed, so Robin has to preserve this life that has been morphed. It was an interesting film to do. Robin Hood is a character I've always wanted to play, and such an iconic archetype." See, I love Peter DeLuise, the director, but we played better stories than this when I was 10.


You can go to this page at You Tube and see several back ground films and the new trailer for the Bruce Willis science fiction adventure. There is also a trailer here on this Comic Book Resources News page. The Disney film is set to open on September 25, 2009.

Sherlock Holmes

Comic Book Resources News has posted this stack of production stills from the film. The Guy Ritchie directed project will open December 25, 2009.

TV DVD News has posted info about "Simon & Simon" (Season 3) here, "Designing Women" (Season 2) here, "Battlestar Galactica" (Season 4.5) here, "Marple" (Series 4) here, "The New Scooby-Doo Movies" (Double Feature) here, "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" (Vol. 1) here.

The Princess and the Frog has posted here the first trailer for Disney's hand drawn feature. Walt Disney Pictures will debut the it with Disney/Pixar's "Up," which opens on May 29th,.

The A-Team

IESB says here that Common is in talks to play the Mr. T role in the 2010 big screen remake. See who else they say is cast.

World of Warcraft

The Hollywood Reporter has the story here about the newest crop of video games in the process of becoming films.

Comic Previews
Comics Continuum has posted preview pages of
X-Factor #43,

Dark Reign: Young Avengers #1,

Dark Tower: The Fall of Gilead #1,

Deadpool: Suicide Kings #2,

Genext: United #1,

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #1,

& Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #11

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