I like “Futurama,” and last year’s ratings suggest that a few of you do as well. Good luck actually watching it, though; it’s that darned football season getting in the way. IGN reports on the anticipated future schedule (hint: still more repeats), why it’s all so messed-up, and how to fix it (hint: FIND A DECENT TIME SLOT).
No one is surprised by this, but I have to list it for completeness: Brent Spiner is now signed for the next Trek movie. Read all about it. There were rumors during the production of ST:Insurrection that Spiner wanted his character, Data, to be killed during the movie, as he reportedly believed he was getting too old to play an ageless android. Let’s officially start the rumors up again. :-)
m0rpheus writes, There’s a new trailer out for the Final Fantasy movie here. You can view it in three diffrent resolutions. It seems to be more focused on the plot this time, as opposed to the cg last time. Now if only they’d use something other than QuickTime, so us Linux users could watch…
Like they’d let the year 2001 pass without a re-release of the Stanley Kubrick classic.
Those of us in the States might not be able to see it for a while, though; the current re-release schedule only lists London (1/1/2001) and Berlin (2/18/2001) explicitly. All things being equal, though, I think Warner would be foolish to not schedule something next year.
Savvy readers will notice that, except for today, there have been no articles posted in the past week. That’s because I’m trying to work a (really bleeepy) day job, and I simply don’t have time to do all the updates myself.
At long last, Lucasfilm has finally realized that fan-produced films aren’t at all omens of the Dark Side. Instead of suing them out of existence, there’s now an official home for ’em. Internet film distributor AtomFilms will handle the technical side of distributing fun farces like the Cops-inspired Troops and, if we’re lucky, even “Dark Redemption.” The site, when it opens up, will be over here.
Variety is reporting that The Frog Network has ordered nine more episodes of “Roswell,” bringing them up to 22 for the year.
The boys are at it again. They’re working on “Family First,” a sitcom (with real live actors, nonetheless!) which will star, well, we don’t know yet.
See, the stars will be actors portraying whoever wins that silly election tomorrow (and it’s still way too close to call). It’s set to debut at the end of February — since the South Park team is used to working like meth-addicted college students to rewrite whole shows at the last minute, the relatively short deadline (in sitcom terms) shouldn’t faze ’em at all. Obligatory “read more” article is over here.