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Samuel L. Jackson Gets A Job; Denies Hasselhoff
Samuel L. Jackson signed a nine-movie deal with Marvel. He'll be in all the upcoming Marvel movies and others we don't even know about yet, because he's Samuel L. Jackson
As I reported, this almost didn't happen. Finally, Marvel listens to me. Now we'll stay on good terms if they do a Hellcat movie.
Suicide Squad Movie Delights And Worries Me
DC's Suicide Squad
comic book is one of my all-time favorites, so now they are making a movie
Justin Marks wrote every nerdy movie script, including Supermax, He-Man and 20,000 Leagues From the Sea. None of them have been made. So now he's doing this one. Smooth.
It's about super-villains who work for the government. No names yet, but the report says "Deadshot is a strong candidate." So our friend Mr. Marks has not written anything yet. What do you do all day? Get off your hump.
Next Generation Cast, Family Guy Remember That One Time
The cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation
will voice themselves on Family Guy
. Stewie kidnaps the actors and hijinks ensue. And a new front opens in the Simpsons
/ Family Guy.
The bar was set by Futurama with the original cast in "Where No Fan Has Gone Before." I bet Family Guy totally wins this one, especially if they try poopie jokes.
Buck Rogers Comic Alienates Me
The creators of a new Buck Rogers comic book
say there will be no Twiki.
How dare you, sirs.