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SKINJOBS! Ridley Scott says that his Blade Runner sequel will feature a female protagonist!
BUGGERS! Orson Scott Card says the Ender’s Game movie is not all that similar to his classic sci-fi novel! (argh.)
TIDES! The National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention says that monitoring tides could help predict serious earthquakes.
SIN CITIER! The Sin City, sequel A Dame to Kill For will hit theaters in October 2013!
PRANKS! The world’s first prank phone call took place in 1884?
Some malicious wag at Providence R.I. has been playing a grave practical joke on the undertakers there, by summoning them over the telephone to bring freezers, candlesticks and coffin for persons alleged to be dead. In each case the denoument was highly farcical, and the reputed corpses are now hunting in a lively manner for that telephonist.”
So this is basically like the equivalent of sending a bunch of pizzas to someone’s house, right? Fantastic.
WOZ! Steve Wozniak has been hired to consult on the Aaron Sorkin-scripted Steve Jobs biopic.
VID! Jason Aaron loves BBQ!
BONUS VID! Watch the teaser for CW’s Green Arrow series!
BONUS BONUS VID! Elijah Wood is a Maniac in this NSFW teaser for the the remake of the William Lustig classic.
’Til Monday, gang!