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THE DEAM OF THE ’90s…
ROWLING IS A DUDE!
It was discovered that the detective novel “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith was actually written by J. K. Rowling. She said:
I had hoped to keep this secret a little longer, because being Robert Galbraith has been such a liberating experience,” she said in a statement. “It has been wonderful to publish without hype or expectation, and pure pleasure to get feedback under a different name.”
“Pacific Rim” did fine-ish. International is what matters for that sucker anyway. So don’t worry. What really matters if you liked it or not, right? Here’s the top 10. At least people saw “Grown Ups 2”! Sandler really needs a hit.
1. “Despicable Me 2? – $44.7m
2. “Grown Ups 2? – $42.5m
3. “Pacific Rim” – $38.3m
4. “The Heat” – $14m
5. “The Lone Ranger” – $11.1m
6. “Monsters University” – $10.6m
7. “World War Z” – $9.4m
8. “White House Down” – $6.2m
9. “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain”
10. “Man of Steel” – $4.8m
Experience a day in the life of a “Walking Dead” zombie in this terrific infographic by CableTV.com.
Click image to open the interactive version at the CableTV.com site.
SOMETHING HUGE IS COMING TO SDCC!
“Godzilla” director Gareth Edwards says to expect big things in San Diego this year.
THEY NEED TO STOP DOING THIS!
Another “Day of the Dead” remake is on the way? They already did this in 2008 in a flick starring Ving Rhames and Mena Suvari. It wasn’t very okay.
DEVIL MAY CARE?
Is this the title of the next James Bond movie? It shares the same title as the 2008 Bond novel by Sebastian Faulks.
Natasha Allegri, creator of “Adventure Time’s” gender/species-swapped characters Fionna and Cake released her first original cartoon “Bee and PuppyCat” on Cartoon Hangover. Check out the trailer!
’Til tomorrow, gang!