At least it’s more respectable than Twilight: Diana Gabaldon’s wildly popular time-travel romance series Outlander has been optioned by Essential Films, with Braveheart’s Randall Wallace on script. This is great news… For my mother!
Many of you probably remember when Ewan McGregor and his pal, Charlie Boorman, decided to take a trip around the world on motorcycle right around the time Episode III came out. Long Way ‘Round ended up being very popular with even people who aren’t Star Wars geeks.
It’s finally make its way to the US on August 2nd, on Fox Reality Channel. But you can catch a special, one-night only, HD movie theater cut on July 31st in theaters all over the US. I’m sure it’ll be breath-taking (and not just for the Wantons who drool over Ewan).
Lightsaber named top movie weapon in 20th Century Fox poll. (Huh.) The Death Star and Indiana Jones’ whip also made the list, and Luke Skywalker and Indiana Jones are among the favorite weapon-wielding heroes.
Skywalker Sound up for BAFTA for There Will Be Blood.
The book detailing Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman’s epic journey from John O’Groats, Scotland to Cape Agulhas, South Africa has been released in the United Kingdom. The going rate on Amazon.co.uk is £10.
Amazon.ca is showing an October 30 release date and wants $28 CDN for it.
Amazon in the U.S. has no listing for it at all.
The Amazon UK site is also taking pre-orders for a 3 December DVD release of the television series. Rumour has it the series will air on BBC 2 in the UK starting on October 28.