By Marc Bernardin, Source: Blastr.com
It sounded like a geek dream come true: Erase the memory of the shoddy Sylvester Stallone flick by hiring a hot actor with major genre cred, the guy who wrote 28 Days Later, and a promising young director. Then why, after the film has wrapped, is there an ugly battle waging over the fate of Judge Dredd?
For the most part, Lord of the Rings and Star Trek veteran Karl Urban’s work is done on this Judge Dredd reboot, as filming stopped a while back, but the real action is taking place in the editing suite. Continue reading
By Dan Roth, Source: Blastr.com
Uh-oh. There’s trouble brewin’ in comics and, as has become all too familiar lately, DC is at the heart of it. Seems like their recent deal with Amazon has ruffled the feathers of book behemoth, Barnes and Noble.
Let’s back up the truck a second here. Last week, DC and Amazon announced a partnership following the launch of Amazon’s full color e-reader, the Kindle Fire. More than 100 hugely popular DC graphic novels will be available exclusively digitally through Amazon, including Watchmen, Sandman, Fables, and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. That’s great for Amazon, but it leaves Barnes and Noble in the lurch. Continue reading