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Rowling just killed that Potter encyclopedia we were waiting for

By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com Even before the Harry Potter novels were finished, J. K. Rowling was teasing us with the idea of an encyclopedia detailing all the magical ins and outs of the Wizarding World. She always said the book would take a while, but now it seems she

How Doctor Who influenced this new iteration of James Bond

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Blastr.com As far as long-running British pop-culture franchises go, Doctor Who and James Bond are almost twins: The Bond films launched a year before the first Who season. So it sorta makes sense that, for the most recent 007 flick, the director is turning to Who

Why Damon Lindelof feels ‘the world has not seen the end of Lost’

By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com It’s been almost two year since Lost left us after six hugely successful seasons and one thoroughly divisive ending. Co-creator and co-showrunner Damon Lindelof has moved on to even bigger projects, including Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, but he’s not convinced the show is gone for good,

Is Disneyland Paris launching its own Star Wars Land in 2015?

By Jeff Sray, Source: Blastr.com Toss that red flag for a “No Fair” foul! Rumors swirling around the Mouse House tell us the French are getting their very own Star Wars world in the next five years. Really? Before us?! Makes you almost want to boycott cheese.

CONFIRMED: Benedict Cumberbatch is [redacted] in Star Trek 2!

By Nathalie Caron, Source: Blastr.com After months of endless speculation, we finally know which super baddie British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is playing in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Trek sequel. Are you guys ready for some major squeeing (or some cursing)? Just to make sure: SPOILERS ahead! Last chance to turn

Millar on how close Kick-Ass 2 (and 3?!) will be to the comics

By Trent Moore, Source: Blastr.com The sequel to the awesome poor man’s superhero flick Kick-Ass is finally gaining some momentum, and writer Mark Millar has opened up about what he has in store for part two, and beyond. For fans of the comics, Millar told New Empress Magazine the plan

Feisty Stan Lee doesn’t know why Jack Kirby needs Avengers credit

By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com Most of the time Stan Lee is Smilin’ Stan, the energetic, happy-go-lucky face of Marvel Comics who’s been lauding the joy of comic books for five decades now. But there are things that get him grumpy, and apparently one of those things is asking him

If Fox says no, could Fringe move to The CW for season 5?

By Trent Moore, Source: Blastr.com While we wait with bated breath to learn whether Fox will bring the beloved sci-fi drama Fringe back for a fifth season, there’s a new rumor that the show could potentially find second life in an admittedly unlikely place. We already know the producers have

Look who’s writing Spider-Man 2 (Hint: they also wrote Star Trek)

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Blastr.com Yes, we’re still months away from the release of Marc Webb’s Webslinger reboot, but apparently things like box-office performance and audience response aren’t all that important: Sony’s plunging ahead with a sequel and they’re spending a fortune on a pair of writers they hope can

DC’s alien bounty hunter Lobo is finally getting the big-screen greenlight

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Blastr.com It’s been a couple of years since we’ve heard any news about Warner Bros.’ attempt to bring intergalactic badass Lobo to the silver screen—and the last update, which involved then-director Guy Ritchie bailing so he could shoot the Sherlock Holmes sequel, wasn’t great. But with

DC Comics writer quits, blasts company’s ethics

By Trent Moore, Source: Blastr.com DC Comics writer Chris Roberson, who has worked on recent projects such as Fables and Superman, has announced via Twitter he is leaving the company. Why? Because he doesn’t like the way DC treats writers. “Having an afternoon cocktail to celebrate the end of my

Joss Whedon says that Giles-centric Buffy spinoff ain’t dead yet

By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com There’s been so much Avengers this and Cabin in the Woods that lately that it’s easy to forget how many other potential projects Joss Whedon is still juggling. There’s that cool web series he wants to do with Warren Ellis, the inevitable return of Dr.

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