Archive for February, 2002
The nominees are out for the 2002 Nebula Awards, given out every year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer’s of America. Ummm…O Brother, Where Art Thou? is up for the Script award?
Lucasfilm has announced an advanced screening of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones on May 12th in 11 U.S. and Canadian cities, with portions of the proceeds to benefit a local children’s charity. Cities include Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Toronto, Ont.; and Washington, DC.
Just a reminder…Jeremiah has its two-hour premiere this Sunday (3/3) at 8pm on Showtime, and then will fall into its regular slot the following Friday at 10:45pm. Plan is to run all the episodes, in order, no breaks. Also, Stargate SG-1 picks up with new episodes on the same Friday at 10:00pm.
John Travolta says there is a sequel to Battlefield Earth in the works – why I don’t know. But star Barry Pepper (Jonnie Goodboy Tyler) doesn’t think it will happen, and isn’t interested in it if it is.
mario couturier writes “New SPACE 1999 Eagle II high definition Posters !
We are a Canadian based company and upon Carlton Media’s licence, we produced new, very high resolution Space 1999 Eagle II posters (27 X 39.5 inches). We are selling them through the web…” I’m not sure I want to post ads for just anything, but this is a cool looking poster…Read More for the whole thing.
The Flimjerk website has what they claim are two pages of dialog from a scene from Terminator 3. It involves John Connor and another character named Susan whom he’s apparently kidnapped for her own good.
I know this is late – it’s been everywhere in the media already, but its worth posting. The animator that gave us some of our most fondest cartoon memories (who could foget Duck Dodgers in the 24th-and-a-half Century?) passed away on Feb. 22nd from Congestive Heart Failure at his home at the age of 89. In addition to drawing the Looney Tunes characters, he received a Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 1996, and even wrote the screenplay for the original animated How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Snarfed this from Coming Attractions: There is a new web site for Matrix Reloaded. In this one, click on the keyboard until a new box pops up, and enter the code “reload”. You’ll get plenty of news, videos, and more.
Lots of little things today: Video game Tekken will get the big-screen treatment; Model/actress Kristanna Loken, who appeared in Mortal Combat: Conquest as well as stints in Pensacola: Wings of Gold and Unhappily Ever After has been cast in the role of the T-X for Terminator 3; Luke Perry will guest star on Jeremiah with Beverly Hills 90210 alum Jason Priestley; and David Conrad (Men of Honor) will star in the Fox version of Time Tunnel.
David Duchovny (Agent Fox Mulder) will indeed be in the two hour series finale of The X-Files, set to air Sunday May 19th, according to the official web site. Plus, Duchovny will do a turn behind the camera as director of the untitled episode set to air on April 28th, which is based on an idea he co-wrote with creator Chris Carter and executive producer Frank Spotnitz. Oh, and don’t forget – you can preorder the 5th Season DVD Set over at our SciFi TV Store.