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March 9, 2012 at 11:48 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Movies, Television | Leave a comment
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Now we know what inspired Angie’s Oscar dress — J. Scott Campbell image


It looks like the Hollywood remake wagon train is still plodding along.  Latest report is Angelina Jolie starring in the title role of Disney’s Sleeping Beauty remake, Maleficent.  Further word is Elle Fanning is in talks to play Aurora.  The film will be directed by Robert Stromberg from a script penned by Linda Woolverton.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jolie says her children want her to make the movie and refer to her as “mom-elicent”.

Um, Angie, that may not be a compliment.  Just saying. Continue Reading Around the Web…

First Look at ‘Knight Errant: Escape’

March 9, 2012 at 11:01 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview | Leave a comment
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There’s a special first look of Knight Errant: Escape on io9 which shows off some very nice looking artwork from the upcoming third arc of the comic series. The article also includes an interview with the series’ comic writer, John Jackson Miller, and it looks like Odion is going to be back with a vengeance. Click here to check out the new art and the interview.

Knight Errant: Escape will be out in June.

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New Details about Tom Taylor’s Upcoming Darth Maul Comic

March 9, 2012 at 10:36 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Tom Taylor revealed a little teaser about the cover of his upcoming Darth Maul comic…and that Dave Dorman is doing the cover. If you’re a fan of Dave’s work (like me) then this is some awesome news. Click here and check out the comments to see the details between Tom and Dave.

Randy Stradley has just sent me the first cover to my upcoming Darth Maul series. This is, without a doubt, the scariest cover I’ve ever had grace one of my stories. I’m worried people won’t pick it up for fear of being eaten. -Tom Taylor

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Suvudu 50 Page Friday

March 9, 2012 at 9:47 am | Posted in Books, Miscellaneous | Leave a comment
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Surprise, surprise.  It’s Apocalypse.  In case you’ve missed all the other excerpts, you can check out the excerpt here.  And just for a change of pace, here’s a look at the back cover of Apocalypse.  That’s Jag an Jaina in case you’re wondering.

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My First Impression: ‘Assassin’s Creed III’ official photos/screenshots leaked

March 9, 2012 at 9:08 am | Posted in Video Games | 5 Comments

Image courtesy of GameInformer

As of early March, multiple images and information has been leaked about the upcoming Assassin’s Creed III game from Ubisoft. Set to be the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed series after the first 4 games, from the images leaked of the yet-to-be-released game, it is clear that it is set during the American Revolutionary War. After games taking place during both the Crusades and Renaissance Italy, I think this move to America is a very interesting one. A game taking place during Colonial America is fresh and creative, and I can’t wait to see how Ubisoft will choose to insert the Assassin ‘Brotherhood’ into the Revolutionary War. My one concern, however, is since this game’s historical theme will hit so close to home, Ubisoft really needs to get their facts right. I really hope that I won’t be playing the game thinking that Sarah Palin wrote it. That means, Paul Revere better not be going off to warn the British that an assassin is coming to kill them all. Continue Reading My First Impression: ‘Assassin’s Creed III’ official photos/screenshots leaked…

Seventh Excerpt from ‘Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse’

March 9, 2012 at 7:59 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Books has posted their seventh excerpt from Troy Denning’s upcoming novel Apocalypse.

Jaina’s eyes brightened with alarm. Then a sudden calmness came to her face, and Luke knew her Force euphoria was passing. She had only minutes before her body collapsed, literally burned out by the constant flood of Force energy she had been drawing through it.

FOTJ: Apocalypse comes out March 13th. You can check out the previous excerpts here: #1, #2. #3, #4, #5, and #6. There are also excerpts on Amazon and Random House. You can also enter our contest to win a free copy signed by all three FOTJ authors.

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New Release: ‘John Carter’

March 9, 2012 at 7:54 am | Posted in Movies, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment

John Carter is out in theaters today. I plan on seeing this one tonight. Having read the book, I’m looking forward to seeing if Pixar can pull this off. Martians, sci-fi, and brutal warfare is certainly a decent recipe for success.

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