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New Gargoyles Flick on its Way!

No, before you get too excited, this is not a re-imagining of the old TV movie of the week of the same name which features some of the late great Stan Winston's amazing monster effects. We're talking an entirely different property.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Hot New Motion Poster - The Hunger Games

Although The Hunger Games is skipping San Diego Comic-Con this year (Lionsgate will have info in its booth, #3729, however), fans looking forward to the film should enjoy this latest piece of full motion goodness in support of Lionsgate's forthcoming big screen adaptation! Dig it!

Strikeforce: Morituri Gearing Up to Save Us from an Alien Invasion

How many of you comics fans out there even remember Strikeforce: Morituri? Come on! If you missed it, believe us when we say you missed out! No worries, though; an adaptation is on the way that will no doubt trigger a resurgence in the series' popularity!

Stephen King Talks Dismantling of the Dark Tower at Universal

We're still bummed about Universal pulling the plug on Ron Howard's really ambitious take on adapting the much beloved Stephen King saga The Dark Tower. Are we surprised though? Not really. Another person who saw this coming was King himself. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, King offered the following comments on the film's demise:

Universal Pulls the Plug on The Dark Tower

With all the Comic-Con news filling up our home page, you'd think there's nothing else going on in the world of genre filmmaking, but of course there is, and we're doing our best to bring you all the news that's out there -- even if it's as depressing as this latest story.

Guillermo del Toro Now Working on Beauty and the Beast?

This just in! Guillermo del Toro has discovered the miracle of cloning, thus freely enabling him to work on 1,000 different projects at a time. In a perfect world, kids! In a perfect world. Get ready for more news from one of the most prolific filmmakers on the planet.

More Pesky Robots Looking to Destroy Mankind in 2084

You know ... we really need to stop building things that are smarter than we are. No good can possibly come from creating artificial intelligence that makes 90% of the people around you look silly. And besides, haven't we proved already that mankind is the scourge of planet Earth? It would be wise to 86 us!

Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire Being Adapted into a Graphic Novel

For some time now Anne Rice has been teasing on her Facebook page that a big announcement was imminent, and today it finally came: Her Interview with the Vampire is being adapted into a graphic novel with the same plot but a new point of view. Read on for the details.

Warner Bros. Has a Director in Mind to Take The Stand

So with Harry Potter coming to an end, Warner Brothers is looking to secure itself a brand new franchise to turn into a yearly cash cow ... and man, do they have some kickin' source material to choose from.

Director Found for Akira Adaptation

Finally after months of searching a director has been found to helm Warner Bros.' big screen adaptation of the Japanese mega-hit Akira. So who's at the helm? We're pretty damned happy with the choice!

Hobbit Star Mikael Persbrandt to See The Hypnotist

Hypnosis. Man, we just don't get it. As popular as the notion of someone being able to put you in a trance and search the dark recesses of your mind is, we're as skeptical as can be. Unless of course it's a comedy act and we get to watch a one-legged man hump a chair (the visions are still burned into our psyches).

From the Producer of Transformers and G.I. Joe comes ... Space Invaders

I’d swear I wrote this very article over a year ago. Oh, that’s because I did write about Hollywood producing a Space Invaders movie in March before last. The only difference is now it’s a done deal and the principal players have changed.

Celebrate Your Undying Love with Vampires, Hot Chicks, and Even Hotter Lead

Big news here, kids! In an unprecedented move a major Hollywood studio has acquired the rights to a comic book with the intention of turning the material into a feature film! Can you imagine the ramifications this will have on the film industry?!?! Oh wait ...

Time to Learn How to Defeat Your Own Clone

Another book-to-film adaptation is on the way from Dimension Films and we've got the scoop on everything you need to do should you come face-to-face with a nasty little genetically enhanced other version of yourself. It's good to be prepared! From the Press Release

Wake the Dead - Slash and Steve Niles on Haley Joel Osment

With yesterday's casting of Sixth Sense star, Haley Joel Osment, as young Victor Frankenstein in the upcoming Wake the Dead, a new retelling of Frankenstein, from Slasher Films and Steve Niles, we reached out to the powers that be for some comments.