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Magic Moves

Warner Bros. has announced it is moving up by two days the release date of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in the US and Canada, from Friday 13th July to 11th July. (It opens 12th July in the UK). This will give the fifth Harry Potter movie a five-day total for its first weekend and it might ... Read More »

Stardust Competition

Forbidden Planet London has 20 pairs of tickets to be won for the special preview screening of the movie Stardust, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman, on Monday 4th June at 6.00pm for a 6.30 start. The screening of the film, not due for UK release until October, will take place at a London West End venue.The screening will ... Read More »

Buffy creator calls for equality

An author friend of mine sent me this moving piece by Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly creator Joss Whedon, who is clearly appalled not just by real world tragedy but by a new film in distribution called Captivity. Joss’ comments speak for themselves, but deserve the widest exposure possible, hence this forwarding. It might also be cause to alert ... Read More »

Paramount Heads for Rama?

Rendezvous With Rama

Paramount Pictures will decide whether or not to make Morgan Freeman’s long-percolating Rendezvous With Rama, a proposed film adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s 1973 SF novel, Variety (subscription required) has reported. Freeman and producing partner Lori McCreary, through their Revelations Entertainment company, have been developing the film with director David Fincher (Alien 3). Bruce McKenna is writing the script. Paramount gets ... Read More »

downtheubes Archive News: October 2002

Film Reel

SCOOBY DOOBY THREE! 15/10/02: Hollywood Reporter (subscription required for full story) has revealed that with a sequel to Warner Bros. Pictures’ Scooby-Doo on the fast track, the studio is already moving forward on a third instalment, hiring scribes Dan Forman and Paul Foley to write a script, tentatively titled Scooby-Doo 3. The duo recently turned in a rewrite on Warners’ ... Read More »

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