Archive for May, 2008

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LEWIS BLACK ‘Let Them Eat Cake’ Tour Dates

May 31, 2008

LEWIS BLACK
Source: Comedy Central

LEWIS BLACK: ‘Let Them Eat Cake’ Tour Dates:

7/19/2008 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena
7/20/2008 Albany NY Palace Theatre Albany
7/24/2008 San Antonio TX Majestic Theatre San Antonio
7/25/2008 Austin TX Austin Music Hall
7/26/2008 Houston TX Hobby Center
7/27/2008 Fort Worth TX Bass Performance Hall
7/31/2008 Richmond VA Landmark Theater
8/01/2008 Charlotte NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
8/02/2008 Norfolk VA Chrysler Hall
8/03/2008 Baltimore MD Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
8/07/2008 Kansas City MO Music Hall Kansas City
8/09/2008 Peoria IL Peoria Civic Center
8/10/2008 Columbus OH Palace Theatre Columbus
8/17/2008 Saratoga CA Mountain Winery
9/04/2008 Minneapolis MN Orpheum Theatre
9/05/2008 Chicago IL The Chicago Theatre
9/06/2008 Chicago IL The Chicago Theatre
9/07/2008 West Lafayette IN Elliott Hall of Music
9/25/2008 Birmingham AL BJCC Concert Hall
9/28/2008 Fort Wayne IN Embassy Theatre
10/10/2008 New York NY Town Hall
10/11/2008 New York NY Town Hall
10/13/2008 New York NY Town Hall
10/14/2008 New York NY Town Hall
10/15/2008 New York NY Town Hall
10/24/2008 Reading PA Sovereign Performing Arts Center
10/25/2008 Wallingford CT Chevrolet Theatre
12/19/2008 Atlantic City NJ Borgata
12/20/2008 Atlantic City NJ Borgata


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EMILY THE STRANGE Movie?

May 30, 2008

EMILY THE STRANGE Is Coming To The Big Screen
Source: The Hollywood Reporter, Coming Soon

The Hollywood Reporter says that counterculture icon Emily the Strange is on the road to the big screen, with Dark Horse Entertainment president Mike Richardson coming on board to produce a feature film that would tell the origin of the gothic figure and her four mysterious cats. Skateboarder Rob Reger created the character in the early 1990s.

It has not been determined whether the movie will be live-action, animation, or a combination of the two.

Read more HERE.

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GARBAGE Singer, SHIRLEY MANSON, Joins TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES

May 30, 2008

SHIRLEY MANSON Of GARBAGE
Source: The Hollywood Reporter, Coming Soon

The Hollywood Reporter says that Garbage lead singer Shirley Manson has landed a regular role next season on Fox’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.”

On “Sarah Connor,” produced by Warner Bros. TV, Scottish musician Manson will play Catherine Weaver, the CEO of a cutting-edge high-tech company.

Read more HERE.

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Another New Interview With ‘THE INCREDIBLE HULK’ Creators; ED NORTON Still A Hold Out On HULK Promotions

May 28, 2008

THE INCREDIBLE HULK Movie hits theaters June 13th, 2008
Source: Coming Soon, Latino Review, Entertainment Weekly, Official Incredible Hulk Website

Director Louis Letterier and producers Gale Anne Hurd and Kevin Feige talk about the new ‘THE INCREDIBLE HULK’ movie HERE.

ED NORTON has been noticeably absent from promotions for the new movie. Apparently Norton and director Letterier were holding out for a roughly 20+ minute longer version of the movie and the powers that be at MARVEL vetoed it. Read more about this HERE.

There’s a new trailer on the official website (one that I hadn’t seen yet anyways). Watch it HERE.

The movie hits theaters on June 13th, 2008 and stars Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, and William Hurt with a cameo of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark (Iron Man from this years other big Marvel Comics movie).

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CHRISTIAN BALE Talks HEATH LEDGER, BATMAN, More In New Interview

May 28, 2008

CHRISTIAN BALE
Source: DETAILS Magazine, Coming Soon

Christian Bale is on the cover of the June/July issue of DETAILS, on stands nationwide June 3rd. He talks about Heath Ledger, panic over the bat suit, and self-destructing.

Read the interview HERE.

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METALOCALYPSE Kicks Off New Season, DETHKLOK Tour Dates Updated

May 28, 2008

METALOCALYPSE\' Animated DEATH METAL Phenoms Are Back With New Episodes While DETHKLOK Which Features The Series Creators Hit the Road In Real Life
Source: Crave Online, Blabbermouth

I actually missed the first new episode which aired on May 25th due to a band event. Here’s the latest on the new season and updated tour dates.

Nathan Explosion, William Murderface, Skwisgaar Swigelf, Toki Wartooth and Pickles, better known as Dethklock, are back! “Metalocalypse,” the smash Adult Swim series chronicling the misadventures of the world’s most popular metal band has returned to AS programming, airing Sundays at midnight.

Read the entire article HERE.

“Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT) will team up with Mike Keneally, Bryan Beller and Brendon Small on the road as the real live version of DETHKLOK — the stars of the animated Cartoon Network “Adult Swim” program “Metalocalypse”.”

Dethklok tour dates w/ support from Chimaira and Soilent Green:

6/02 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
6/03 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
6/05 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
6/06 – Los Angeles, CA – Wiltern Theatre
6/07 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
6/08 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
6/10 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
6/11 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
6/12 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
6/14 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
6/15 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall
6/16 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
6/17 – Pontiac, MI – Clutch Cargos
6/19 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
6/20 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Kool Haus
6/21 – Montreal, Quebec, Canada – Parc de Drapeau
6/22 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
6/24 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
6/25 – New York, NY – Nokia Theater
6/26 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live
6/27 – Philadelphia, PA – Theater of Living Arts
6/29 – North Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
6/30 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
7/01 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Landing
7/02 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
7/04 – Houston, TX – Meridian
7/05 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
7/06 – Austin, TX – La Zona Rosa


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‘VIRTUALITY’; Another New Pilot From ‘BATTLESTAR GALACTICA’ Creator RONALD D. MOORE

May 28, 2008

\'VIRTUALITY\'; The Latest Pilot From \'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA\' Creator RONALD D. MOORE
Source: The Hollywood Reporter, Coming Soon,
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/tvnews.php?id=45469

James D’Arcy will play the lead in “Virtuality,” Fox’s two-hour pilot from “Battlestar Galactica” mastermind Ronald D. Moore, UMS and BermanBraun.

The sci-fi show, to be directed by Peter Berg, is set aboard the Phaeton, Earth’s first starship, on a 10-year journey to explore a distant solar system. To help the crew endure the long trip, NASA equips the ship with advanced virtual reality modules, allowing them to assume adventurous identities and go anyplace they want.

Brit D’Arcy (“Churchill at War”) will play the ship’s psych officer, who produces the virtual reality shows.

PETER BERG, as previously announced, is also helming a new DUNE remake. Go HERE for the latest industry moves on the FRANK HERBERT authored sci-fi epic.

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100 Years To The Day Since Oil Discovered In IRAN

May 26, 2008

Middle East Oil Was Discovered 100 Years Ago to the Day In IRAN By the Company That Would Become BP AMOCO
Source: Wired

Wired.com features an interesting and rather timely article on the discovery of oil in the Middle East, which as it turns out was 100 years ago to this very day.

Read about how the worldwide fairy tale began HERE.

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VELVET REVOLVER Nixes Reality Show Centering On New Vocalist Search

May 26, 2008

VELVET REVOLVER Pre Scott Weiland Firing
Source: Artisan News

Reality television and the permeating AMERICAN IDOL mentality have nothing to do with anything resembling ‘art’. Kudos to Slash, Duff, and VR for keeping it ‘real’.

Read the article HERE.

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AL PACINO And ROBERT DENIRO: ‘RIGHTEOUS KILL’ Trailer

May 24, 2008

ROBERT DENIRO and AL PACINO Star in \'RIGHTEOUS KILL\'
Source: Apple, Coming Soon

Academy Award winners Robert De Niro (Raging Bull) and Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman) star as a pair of veteran New York City police detectives on the trail of a vigilante serial killer in the adrenaline fueled psychological thriller Righteous Kill, directed by Jon Avnet (Red Corner, Fried Green Tomatoes) and written by Russell Gewirtz (Inside Man).

Watch it HERE.

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