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J.J. Abrams & Valve May Work Together on New Game

A panel on storytelling in games & film was conducted today at the DICE Summit (that’s Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain Summit to non-geeks) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Only two panelists were involved – filmmaker (and ...

Chris Pratt Cast As Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn and Marvel Studios have finally found their Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) – Chris Pratt (Parks & Recreation, Zero Dark Thirty)!  Yesterday it was announcement that Pratt would portray Quill in James Gunn’s Guardians ...

“Hello Sweetie”,  The Doctor’s Wife Joins The Cast of Arrow

Doctor Who’s Alex Kingston has been cast in The CW’s Arrow as Laurel’s absentee mother and Detective Quentin’s ex-wife Dinah. Her story arc will center around her return to Starling City to patch things up with the family ...

Disney’s Bob Iger Confirms Star Wars Standalone Films

We can now say it with 100% certainty: Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg are working on standalone Star Wars films. Now what are we going to speculate about? Oh yeah, Tomorrowland.  In an interview with CNBC, Disney CEO Bob Iger broke ...

Redbox Instant Coming to Xbox Live

Netflix, be on your guard; a Redbox Instant app is on its way to Xbox Live.  Via the Major Nelson blog, the general public learned today that the Xbox would be the exclusive game console home of Redbox Instant, a streaming video service ...