Archive for May 11, 2012

AMC Renews ‘Comic Book Men’ & ‘Talking Dead’ For Season 2

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Comic Book Men Talking Dead Renewal TV

AMC has announced that it has renewed two of its popular unscripted series, Comic Book Men and Talking Dead - both with an increased episode count. Comic Book Men will be bumped up from six, hour-long episodes in its first season to sixteen half-hour episodes, with Talking Dead also receiving sixteen episodes as well, upping it from its previous season’s thirteen.

Pulling in an average of 1.5 million viewers for its freshman season, Comic Book Men is pretty much the Antiques Roadshow for the geek world. Fans get an all-out nerd bonanza with director Kevin Smith, as collectors from all over the (world?) bring rare items to Smith’s famed Red Bank, New Jersey comic shop – a.k.a. Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.

Pinch my fat a–, ’cause I must be dreaming!” said an over-excited ...

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‘The Road’ Review

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The Road (2012) by Yam Laranas (Review)

Screen Rant’s Kofi Outlaw Reviews The Road

The Road is a three-part tale of murder and ghostly revenge that begins with three teens sneaking out of the house and absconding with the family car for a night of joy riding. When they discover the main road is blocked by traffic, the teens opt for a detour down a remote access road that takes them into the heart of darkness. They soon find themselves lost and driving circles around some strange limbo .

If being lost in the dark wasn’t bad enough, the teens begin to witness horrific supernatural phenomena – bloody figures who appear and vanish out of nowhere, etc. – and the unthinkable encounters quickly drive them to a mad panic. Meanwhile, as the three teens’ absence ...

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Cast Sign For Seasons 9 &10

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For fans worried sick (sorry) over which beloved cast members are going to make it to the next season of Grey’s Anatomy, the prognosis is good. Series originals Patrick Dempsey, Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh and Justin Chambers – along with Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr. – have all put pen to paper on a deal that will see them return for a ninth and tenth season on the ABC medical drama.

In a radio interview with Carson Daly this week, Dr. McDreamy himself discussed his relief over the end of the long contract negotiations. “It’s just so nice to have a job and it continues on as a wonderful thing, so, very grateful that it’s happening,” says Dempsey. “[I'm] very happy … to move forward and looking forward to another couple of years of the show.”

Despite the ...

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Donnie Yen Set To Return For ‘Ip Man 3D’

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Ip Man 3D Donnie Yen

They say the best things come in threes.  Nowadays in the film industry, blockbuster movies not only come in threes, but in 3D as well. Enter: Ip Man 3D.

Twitch is reporting that Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Ip Man 2) will return to reprise his role as Yip Man, also pronounced “Ip Man,” the legendary Chinese martial artist who studied the art of Wing Chun and went on to teach his craft to students in China. Perhaps you’ve heard of his greatest pupil: a young man by the name of Bruce Lee.

The first Ip Man follows Ip’s time in the city of Foshan during the Sino-Japanese war and features some of the most breathtaking fight scenes ever to grace the silver-screen. Ip Man 2 is set in Hong Kong, which is under British Colonial rule ...

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’10 Things I Hate About You’ Sequel In Development, With A Suicide Twist

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10 Things I Hate About You Sequel

Before Joseph Gordon-Levitt was cast as John Blake in Dark Knight Rises he was scrawny teenager Cameron James.  Prior to Heath Ledger playing The Joker in The Dark Knight he was older looking high school-er Patrick Verona.  No, this isn’t an article on the six degrees of separation to Batman.  I’m speaking, of course, about the popular ’90s teenage comedy 10 Things I Hate About You - an updated version of William Shakespeare’s comedic play “The Taming of the Shrew”.

Director Gil Junger, who directed both the big screen version and ABC Family TV version of 10 Things I hate About You, recently told Variety that he is moving forward with production on the sequel.  While it’s still way too early to know if Julia Stiles (Bourne Identity, ...

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