Transmissions From Atlantis 50: Star Wars at DragonCon, Even the author hates Twilight and Will Matt Regenerate at 50?

Hey folks, TFA hits the big 5-0 with this week’s episode. This week we give you a special opening to the show – plus we continue our DragonCon 2013 coverage with an interview with the Star Wars Track Director Brandy Roatsey. Plus, Stephanie Meyer apparently hates her creation Twilight, just like the rest of us. In Who News, will Matt actually regenerate in the 50th anniversary episode? We have some evidence to say yes! Plus, more confirmation that John Hurt’s doctor is the 9th doctor/time war doctor.

All that, plus True Blood, Dexter and much more!

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Transmissions From Atlantis 42 – The Anniversary Episode!

One year ago tonight, JC and Rita De La Torre began the mad trek into the world of podcasting. It’s a path that has brought them fun, laughter, new friends, epic arguments, tremendous guests, new amazing opportunities and awesome listeners! Tonight we release a special show giving you the very best interviews with best selling authors, actors, directors, musicians, internet celebrities and some guy named Mike Faber.

We give you our funniest moments and our epic debates. It’s been an amazing year and this is our thank you to you our dedicated listeners! We love you!

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Still a month away, The Hunger Games breaks Twilight presale record

The hunger games beats TwilightBy Trent Moore, Source:

A lot of people have deemed The Hunger Games a successor to Twilight. Both are films based on blockbuster teen novels, both are hotly anticipated, and both have rabid fan bases. But The Hunger Games might already be overtaking the vampire franchise. The flick won’t be out for another month, and it’s already topped a Twilight ticket sales record.

On Wednesday, online movie ticket vendor Fandango put opening-day tickets to The Hunger Games on sale for the first time. On Thursday, they announced that first day of sales was the biggest first day of sales for a single film in the company’s 12-year history, breaking a record previously set by The Twilight Saga: Eclipse in May 2010. Continue reading

Twilight folks to do Ender’s Game?

Is Ender's Game finally coming to the big screen?Looks like Summit, the studio that brought us (and continues to bring us) the Twilight Saga adaptations, will be the next studio to try to adapt Orson Scott Card’s classic 1985 SF novel Ender’s Game, with X-Men Origins: Wolverine director Gavin Hood at the helm.

The last attempt to bring Ender’s Game to the screen imploded in 2008, when the project was at Warner Brothers and being developed by Das Boot and Troy director Wolfgang Petersen.

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Stephenie Meyer teases that there WILL be more Twilight novels

She's coming back with more Twilight books..Some of you would run screaming to the bookstore to get your hands on a new Twilight novel, while others of you would just … run screaming. So this news is only going to satisfy half of you.

Ten Twilight fans aged 15 to 34 won a roundtable meeting with Meyer in Vancouver, and according to USA Today, they were able to get quite a bit of info out of her, some of it spoilery.

And though she won’t be writing any more books about Edward and Bella because “the story’s already been told, and I doubt I’ll ever write another series based on the same characters,” she does have a return to Twilight percolating in the back of her mind.