Are you ready for Dragon Con? This special episode is brought to you to do just that! The entire crew here plays some part in helping Dragon Con run and we want to fill you in with how it all works. Our special guest is Dan Carroll who is the Director of Media for Dragon Con who we grill on what exciting things to expect this year. Follow it up with Jeri and Darrin Eader from the crew of the Alternate History Track to discuss steampunk happenings at Dragon Con during the Clockwork Quarter Hour.
Welcome to a new age in Hollywood, where studios are putting major projects on hold if the numbers don’t line up. The latest victim? The new live-action version of Akira.
According to Heat Vision, the film is being shut down while Warner Bros. Pictures and the filmmakers reassess its budget. The production offices in Vancouver are being closed and the staff is being sent home, while director Jaume Collet-Serra (Orphan) and the producers will take the next two weeks to go over the script and find ways to squeeze a few more dollars out of it. Continue reading
We know that Tron’s Garret Hedlund is playing Kaneda in Warner’s Americanized remake of the manga and anime classic Akira—and that names like Kristen Stewart and Ken Watanabe are being floated for other roles—but we’ve only just now got a real sense of how the story will change. Continue reading
The Americanized, Hollywoodized adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s groundbreaking manga series is finally taxiing for take off. Director Albert Hughes has a script—rewritten by Harry Potter’s Steve Kloves—-that the Powers That Be like and is ready to shoot this summer. But who’ll play the two starring roles?