Archive for April 18th, 2007
Christopher Tolkien has been continuing his father’s work, sifting through piles and piles of notes and stories written over many years and editing them into publishable works, but they were not for the average reader, expecting something like The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings, being very difficult to read, disjointed, and sometimes conflicting with other works. Not so with The Children of Hurin, originally started by J.R.R. Tolkien 99 years ago, which follows the story of of Hurin, and his children Turin and Nienor. The story has appeared in various forms in previous releases, but this is a newly edited version making it much more readable. CNN has a consise review of the novel. Update: And rumors of a movie are already out. Of course, this is just for the option to make it, which in many cases never get exercised.
MGM has released a list of SF titles coming straight to DVD. Mentioned are the two Stargate SG-1 releases “Continuum” and “Ark of Truth”, but no release dates. In addition, another Species sequel called Species: The Awakening, The WarGames sequel we’ve mentioned before almost 2 years ago called Wargames: The Dead Code (no idea if the plot survives), and a film based on the Showtime series Dead Like Me.
Movie Seals Productions writes “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
World Premiere of RECON 2022 at Sci-Fi London Film Festival
MONTREAL, CANADA, April 17, 2007 ? Movie Seals Productions is delighted to announce that their latest sci-fi/action film RECON 2022: The Mezzo Incident, the sequel to the award winning RECON 2020 : the Caprini Massacre, will have its World Premiere at the renowned Sci-Fi London Festival in England on May 5th, 2007.
Directed by Christian Viel ( Evil Breed : the Legend of Samhain, Recon 2020, Deaden), the film stars Anderson Bradshaw (Gothika), Heidi Hawkins (Evil Breed), Deke Richards (Deaden), Carmen Echeverria (Undressed), with special appearances by Berge Garabedian (aka JoBlo) of joblo.com fame, John Fallon (aka Arrrow in the Head ) and scream queen Suzi Lorraine.”
Read More for the rest of the release. Note that there were some character translation problems as I think it came from a Word document. I think I’ve fixed them.