Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the Web:
IMAX & Warner Bros. sign up for a 20-picture deal: Today, Warner Bros. announced that it will release 20 films into IMAX theaters over the next three year. The list of planned releases so far is below, but note something interesting: We won’t see The Hobbit on screens until Dec., 2012 – yikes – and have confirmed the production of Batman 3 and Superman.
Legends of the Guardian: The Owls of Ga’Hoole 3D (September 24, 2010); Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (3D) (November 19, 2010); Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (3D) (July 15, 2011); Happy Feet 2 (3D) (November 18, 2011); and The Hobbit (December 2012). Warner Bros. and IMAX also plan to release an additional 15 films over the course of 2011, 2012 and 2013, including Gravity, Dark Shadows, Fury Road, Batman 3, and Superman.
Pixar does 80s-inspired toy commercials for Toy Story 3:
[via Slash Film]
It’s official: Summit Entertainment announced that Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) is set to direct the fourth installment of the Twilight franchise, Breaking Dawn.
Yeah, yeah, I’m sure you’ll love this:
[via The Daily What]
This is full of awesome: An abandoned dinosaur amusement park in Michigan? Sign me the cluck up.
In a dark and twisted town: This week’s episode of Fringe goes noir, and maybe even a little crazy. Apparently, not only will Walter and the team time travel, they’ll be singing, too. Catch it Thursday on FOX at 9 p.m. ET.
Uni-corn Handlers: $7, Gama-Go
[via Boing Boing]
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