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New Forbidden Planet Could Have Cameron
We knew Forbidden Planet
whomped up a remake script for Forbidden Planet
and now James Cameron met with him about it. JMS wants to do a trilogy, with the last one being the story from the original movie that had Leslie Nielsen frequently saying "That is all."
This sounds like something. Could this be something? Get off your humps, Cameron and Straczynski.
Monster-Movie Style Trailer For Novel About Monster Movie
James Morrow's Shambling Towards Hiroshima book
is about an actor who must fool the Japanese in a giant mutant lizard propaganda film. The book also has real giant mutant lizards. Matt Staggs did this trailer
. This looks like fun, because it's about time giant mutant lizards took over fiction from lame vampires.
Battlestar Galactica Props, Clothes For Auction To Someone With Money
A bunch of Battlestar Galactica
things will go up for auction
starting Jan. 17. In the auction are sketches by Baltar, concept art, Adama's bathrobe (smells like Olmos
!) , Apollo's bloody uniform, and a real Viper. I say again for emphasis: Real Viper.
It's 30 feet long. That would be the sweetest backyard playground and it would only cost you $50,000.