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Damon Lindelof hints what PROMETHEUS 2 could be

Logan Marshall-Green, Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender in PROMETHEUS | ©2012 20th Century Fox

While speaking to a small group of press after the PROMETHEUS panel at Wondercon 2012, screenwriter and producer Damon Lindelof spoke a little bit more in detail about where a PROMETHEUS 2 could go. It also shed some light on why PROMETHEUS has the “DNA” of the ALIEN films, but isn’t a really a true prequel. “If ending this movie is going to take you to the room where John Hurt is walking into that room full of eggs, we know where it’s going to end,” says Lindelof and why they didn’t do that? “Real good stories, you don’t know […]Read On »

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Interview: ALCATRAZ stars Jorge Garcia and Sarah Jones on Season 2, food and Hurley

Jorge Garcia and Sarah Jones in ALCATRAZ - Season 1 - "Guy Hastings" | ©2012 Fox/Liane Hentscher

Like many J.J. Abrams produced TV series, ALCATRAZ is a mystery thriller with several different layers to it. It follows Detective Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones) and comic book store owner and Alcatraz expert Doc (Jorge Garcia) as they try to figure out why former Alcatraz inmates from the 1960s are returning to the present – and haven’t aged a day. At the heart of this operation is the mysterious Emerson Hauser (Sam Neill) who brings the two newbies into the fold. The Fox series is nearing its first season finale and at Wondercon this weekend, Jones and Garcia spoke to […]Read On »

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Breaking News: ALCATRAZ Season 1 finale will build to a conclusion and open the door for Season 2 (Wondercon 2012)

Jason Butler Harner, Jonny Coyne, Jorge Garcia, Sarah Jones, Sam Neill, Santiago Cabrera, Parminder Nagra and Robert Forster in ALCATRAZ - Season 1 | ©2011 Fox/Kharen Hill

With only two more weeks to go with ALCATRAZ, the Fox series is building up to a Season 1 finale that is intended to wrap up many of the burning questions, but also open up a lot more if a Season 2 is in the cards. While speaking to reporters at Wondercon, executive producers Jennifer Johnson and Daniel Pyne revealed what they have in store and say they’re in the dark as to whether Fox is going to renew the show for a Season 2. “The last episode is all about Tommy Madsen,” says Pyne. “We focus on the guy […]Read On »

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Breaking News: COMMUNITY producer confident for Season 4 renewal (Wondercon 2012)

Joel McHale in COMMUNITY - Season 3 - "Biology 101" | ©2011 NBC/Lewis Jacobs

While speaking today at Wondercon 2012, COMMUNITY creator and executive producer Dan Harmon revealed that he’s confident the series will be back for Season 4. “We’ll at least get half of a fourth season especially now with the Comedy Central deal,” says Harmon. “I’m not a businessman, but from what I understand, when you have a third season of a sitcom and it’s generating a certain amount of revenue per episode, it’s practical to bring it make and make it syndicatable. A fourth season pick-up for 13 would bring us to the 88 episodes. However, if we lay a fart […]Read On »

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Breaking News: FRINGE Season 5 renewal a possibility according to producers (Wondercon 2012)

Joshua Jackson, John Noble and Anna Torv in FRINGE - Season 4 - "Welcome to Westfield" | ©2012 Fox/Liane Hentscher

With FRINGE on a creative high this season, fans have been wondering if Fox may pull another TERRA NOVA and unceremoniously cancel the series before they get a chance to write a satisfying season finale. However, at Wondercon 2012, FRINGE executive producers J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner revealed that it’s still a possibility that a Season 5 will happen. “I think we’re 70/30 that the show is coming back,” says Pinkner. “We’re inside of it and we’re very hopeful, but those odds may be skewered by our own aspirations.” For Wyman, he says that nothing is ever set in stone, […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: BARACK OBAMA: VAMPIRE HUNTER?

ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER book cover

While speaking to the crowd at Wondercon 2012, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith fielded questions from the audience about the new film and was queried if he felt Barack Obama could be an action hero too His response: “yes.” “I think Obama could pull it off, “ says Grahame-Smith. “He’s tall, he’s in shape and yeah, he’s got a little badass quality to him from time to time.” And what would his weapon of choice be? “Diplomacy,” adds Grahame-Smith with a laugh. ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER hits theaters June 22, 2012 AGREE? DISAGREE? LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: Emma Stone talks THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and playing Gwen Stacy

Emma Stone in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN | ©2012 Sony Pictures

Getting a chance to move into the big budget superhero world of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN was a thrill for actress Emma Stone who tackles the iconic Gwen Stacy in the film reboot of the classic character. “You realize there is so much material when it comes to Spider-Man,” admits Stone, who had just came off THE HELP, which was also based on a book. “THE HELP was one big book, but this was 50 years of comic book material. You can’t please everybody. You just have to bring the character to life in the best way you know how and […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a young Bruce Willis in LOOPER

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in INCEPTION | ©2010 Warner Bros.

While speaking to the press at Wondercon, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt spoke about starring in the new sci-fi film LOOPER helmed by Rian Johnson (BRICK) and how he gets to play a younger version of Bruce Willis. In the film, time travel exists and Joe (Gordon-Levitt) is a hired gun for the mob to clean up messes until his future self (Willis) is hired to rub him out. “I was basing my character on him,” says Gordon-Levitt. “I watched his movies. I would take the audio out of the movies and put it on my iPod to listen to it. I […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: Director Timur Bekmambetov talks WANTED 2

WANTED movie poster | ©2008 Universal Pictures

While ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER is currently taking up director Timur Bekmambetov’s time, he did reveal to reporters today after his panel at Wondercon 2012 that he hasn’t been able to focus on a sequel to his hit WANTED. “There is a script,” says Bekmambetov about WANTED 2. “I’m so busy with this project, I can’t think about another project now.” ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER hits theaters June 22, 2012 AGREE? DISAGREE? LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD – COMMENT BELOW Related Link:The scoop of ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER from Wondercon 2012 Related Link: Seth Grahame-Smith says he’d like to see […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: The status of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES movie

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES book cover

While speaking to the press at Wondercon 2012 about ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, screenwriter and author Seth Grahame-Smith spoke about the long-delayed PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES movie that’s based on another one of his popular hybrid novels. “The script by David O. Russell and Marti Noxon is fantastic,” says Grahame-Smith. “It’s ready to go. We just need to find the right director and star to do it. After this movie, and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN comes out and they do well in that space, I think there will be renewed interest in getting it going again.” ABRAHAM LINCOLN: […]Read On »

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