Quick Cuts: Fraggle Rock gains writers, Matthew Vaughn’s next project and more

This isn’t all that surprising after the success of last year’s The Muppets. The upcoming Fraggle Rock movie has picked up its writers in Jim Byrkit (co-writer, Rango) and Alex Manugian. The movie will be produced through The Jim Henson company. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter) Matthew Vaughn has picked up, using his own money, the […]

Posted on May 31, 2012 at 12:26 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Spielberg possibly directing “Braveheart-ish Moses Epic”, Gods and Kings

Steven Spielberg is doing a good job of hitting iconic moments in history. Fresh off War Horse, and to follow the upcoming Lincoln & the not-historically-accurate-but-totally-will-be Robopocalypse, Warner Bros is trying to snag the director for a new take on Moses. According to Deadline, Warner Brothers wants their movie, Gods and Kings, not to follow […]

Posted on January 25, 2012 at 23:40 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

I’ve been having a terrible time with movie adaptations lately, and I have a terrible time with the idea of an American studio — specifically Nickelodeon, with a track record that looks something like an EKG screen — adapting a Belgian comic strip into a 3D animated feature for kids.  Seeing Spielberg on as director […]

Strippable Cover: Author Anthony Horowitz confirms he’s writing the second Tintin film

So, I’m a relatively recent convert to the cult of Tintin. I discovered within the last three years, though I do remember watching episodes of the animated series on Nickelodeon, back when they aired amazing foreign cartoons such as the titular boy detective and David the Gnome. But the books somehow eluded me, and I’m […]

Posted on April 8, 2011 at 22:03 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Super 8 ARG updates….and we still have no idea what it all means

I’ve fallen down a bit on keeping you up to date on the Super 8 ARG ad campaign, but there was such a break in between the discovery of the secret message and the latest update over on the website, that I was lulled into thinking we had more time to wait. How wrong I […]

Posted on June 9, 2010 at 08:00 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: Super 8 first teaser trailer (updated!)

Today we get our first look at Super 8, the secret collaboration between J.J. Abrams and Stephen Spielberg. Yeah, I don’t know either. The summary from the Wikipedia article: In 1979, a train carrying important cargo from Area 51 is destroyed, causing all contents to be unleashed upon the world. Not much help, really, but […]

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 06:39 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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