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Wondercon News: The scoop on RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION

Resident Evil: Retribution teaser poster | ©2012 Screen Gems

One of the great things about the RESIDENT EVIL franchise according to star Milla Jovovich is that writer/producer/occasional director (and her husband) Paul W.S. Anderson creates the next installment when inspiration strikes. “It’s not a machine churning them out,” says Jovovich while speaking to the press shortly before the RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION panel at Wondercon. “But every two or three years, it’s all about Paul’s imagination. It’s scheduled when inspiration comes – that’s what keeps it fresh.” It also helps the same creative team has been in place for five films, including the forthcoming RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION. “This is rare […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: Writer Seth Grahame-Smith would like to see ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER 2

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER poster | ©2012 20th Century Fox

While speaking to the press at Wondercon 2012, screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith says that if ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER is successful he’d love to see more big screen adventures of the ax-wielding 16th President. “I personally hope and I think there is room for more of this journey,” says Grahame-Smith. “Hopefully the audience will be in a hurry for more. I won’t say anything, but that it’s possible.” 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 Follow us on […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: The scoop on THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN teaser poster | ©2012 Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios

While speaking to the press shortly before THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN panel at Wondercon 2012, director Marc Webb spoke about how different the new Spider-Man saga will be from the Sam Raimi trilogy that came before it. “There are elements of Spider-Man that’s universal,” says Webb. “He shoots his web and soars through the sky. He’s also a little guy who beats up guys bigger than him. I think for me, there were a few things in the SPIDER-MAN comics that were really interesting like the story of Peter’s parents and where he came from. I thought it was really interesting […]Read On »

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Wondercon News: The Scoop from the ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER panel

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER movie poster | ©2012 20th Century Fox

You can add ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER to the list of anticipated summer movies. Not much has been seen from the revisionist history tale directed by Timur Bekmambetov until an exclusive scene and the brand new trailer that made its debut to a rapid crowd at Wondercon 2012 in Anaheim, CA today. Vampires, flying axes, and incredible train chase – this thing looks incredible and it was clear that Bekmambetov, screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith and star Benjamin Walker were thrilled to finally reveal some of the cool secrets from the film. “He’s one of the greatest American heroes, so to see […]Read On »

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Breaking News: Ridley Scott says PROMETHEUS sequels a possibility (Wondercon 2012)

PROMETHUS movie poster | ©2012 20th Century Fox

While speaking on the panel at Wondercon 2012 for PROMETHEUS, the thinly veiled ALIEN prequel, director Ridley Scott hinted that there will be more movies in his latest science-fiction opus if things go well with this one. “It’s been a long time since I’ve done science-fiction which doesn’t mean I wasn’t trying couldn’t come across anything that was of interest with me,” says Scott who says the description that this has “the DNA of ALIEN” is a perfectly good description.” Once Scott began to work with screenwriter Damon Lindelof, the original seed of an idea that Scott had developed for […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: More BUFFY Season 9 and ANGEL AND FAITH comics news from Dark Horse

Willow from BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON EIGHT | © 2011 Dark Horse Comics

At WonderCon 2011, ASSIGNMENT X had the chance to sit down with Senior Managing Editor for Dark Horse Comics, Scott Allie, to talk about the upcoming new series for BUFFY – SEASON 9 and the new title ANGEL AND FAITH. While we revealed much of the details about these comics during WonderCon (and in our previous stories from our interview with him which are listed below), Allie has much more to say on the topic including a possible WILLOW mini-series as well as information about a possible SERENITY comic coming down the pipe from Dark Horse. ASSIGNMENT X: What are […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: Mark Valley reveals HUMAN TARGET Season 3 ideas for Chance … if there is a Season 3

Mark Valley in HUMAN TARGET - Season 2 | ©2011 Fox/Mathieu Young

During the press event for HUMAN TARGET at WonderCon 2011 in San Francisco, Mark Valley, who plays Chance on the Fox show, gave us his opinion on where he would like to see his character go if the series gets picked up for Season 3. “In terms of Chance’s overall arc, in the first episode he was closed down to the world and focused on doing his job and having some confusion about it and coming out of it,” Valley says. “The second season he started to open up a little bit. He had to in order to communicate with […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: Elizabeth Mitchell on Erica in V Season 3 … if there is a Season 3

Elizabeth Mitchell and Marc Singer in V - Season 2 - "Mother's Day" | ©2011 ABC/Jack Rowand

If there is a Season 3 of V, where does Elizabeth Mitchell see her FBI character of Erica going? Will she be a kick-ass, take no prisoners type of character given that everyone she has loved is now gone? Talking with us at WonderCon 2011 in San Francisco, this is what she had to say. “Yes, I would like her to be a nothing to lose, incredibly strong, incredibly intelligent character,” Mitchell says. “I feel that maybe we can out think them [the aliens\. We are talking about the reptilian brain, which is mostly just instinct. So with a combination […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: GOONIES 2: LEGEND OF SLOTH? Only on Fox’s BREAKING IN series

© 1985 Warner Bros. | Jeff Cohen and John Matuszak (as Sloth) in THE GOONIES

During the BREAKING IN press event at WonderCon 2011 in San Francisco, executive producer Doug Robinson reveals that a fictitious THE GOONIES sequel will be the center of an upcoming episode of the Fox series about a group of  misfits at a high-tech security firm run by Christian Slater. “We actually do an episode based at [San Diego] Comic Con which we created on the Sony lot where [the team] are protecting THE GOONIES sequel, GOONIES 2: LEGEND OF SLOTH,” Robinson says. “There’s a lot of references such as that in this show. It was great, we had all these […]Read On »

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