August 31st, 2011 by jawajames · No Comments
Wonder Woman: Erika Peterman demands a Wonder Woman movie on the CNN Geek Out! blog. The co-founder of Girls-Gone-Geek.com addresses different theories as to why we haven’t gotten one yet: lack of a good story? Finding the right costume? Having an action movie led by a female? Casting for the perfect Princess Diana of the Amazons?
Battlestar Galactica: There’s talk that the upcoming BSG prequel series, Blood and Chrome, may end up a web series instead of airing on Syfy. Because they need more airtime for paranormal researching wrestlers. Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome focuses on a young William Adama during the first Cylon war.
Comics: Angel, the vampire with a soul, returns to Dark Horse Comics with this week’s release of Angel & Faith #1. For the past few years, while Dark Horse and Joss Whedon had been busy with Buffy Season Eight, IDW Comics and Joss Whedon had been publishing stories in the Angel franchise, including Angel: After the Fall and several Spike arcs. Now the Buffyverse is re-united back under Dark Horse as Angel and Faith team up to fight evil after the tumultuous events of Season Eight.
Raiders of the Lost Ark:Damon Lindelof (of Lost and 2009′s Star Trek) writes a love letter to the perfect movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and describes when he last peed in his pants.
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Tagged: angel · battlestar galactica · buffy · comics · indiana jones · joss whedon · wonder woman
May 13th, 2011 by Dunc · 3 Comments
It’s Friday the 13th! And thus, reader Justin LaSalata sent in this image of ‘Vader Voorhees.’ May it make your day!
Community finale throws in some Star Wars. The sitcom’s second-season finale last night had a fair share of Star Wars references. ‘For a Few Paintballs More’ is now online, but you’ll want to watch part 1 – the full-on Western pastiche ‘Fistful of Paintballs’. (And if you haven’t seen their first paintball episode, last year’s ‘Modern Warfare’ yet… You should.)
NBC declines David E. Kelley’s Wonder Woman. The network didn’t pick up the pilot, which starred Friday Night Lights’ Adrianne Palicki in the title role. Image leaks (both intentional and unintentional) failed to excite the cranky denizens of the internet, but more importantly, the pilot earned mixed reviews from test audiences.
Don’t try this at home. ‘Batman’ was arrested earlier this week in in Petoskey, Michigan.
Naturally. There’s been at least one official Star Wars cookbook, so of course Star Trek has one, too.
Filed: fandom · star wars · tv
Tagged: batman · star trek · wonder woman
January 21st, 2011 by Dunc · No Comments
Surprise! Despite earlier reports that the show has been shelved, Deadline reports today that David E. Kelly’s Wonder Woman pilot has been given the green light over at NBC. Now we can officially start to worry if ‘the Ally McBeal guy’ can pull it off.
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Tagged: wonder woman