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The Morning Roundup: Strike Update, X-Files 2 Poster, Clone Wars, M:I 4

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


ImageHollywood producers have walked out on negotiations with SAG, though all's not lost. Heroes gains a speedy new character. Go behind the scenes of Watchmen.

STRIKE update: The producers pulled out of negotiations with the Screen Actors Guild, but the rhetoric seems to be more temperate than it was with the writers. A strike seems less likely. Doesn't it?

Whoops: Jonah Hill will not be in Transformers 2.

Paula Malcomson, best known for her work on Deadwood, has joined the cast of the SciFi Channel's BSG prequel series Caprica.

Slashfilm rounded up four new TV spots for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

JoBlo has another extensive look at Watchmen.

Brea Grant of Friday Night Lights fame – she was the alterna-geek who dated Landry briefly – has joined the cast of Heroes as a super-speed character.

Stage: The musical collaboration between Stephen King and John Mellencamp, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, has been delayed.

Games: Grand Theft Auto IV is setting sales records.

Might there be a chance for a Mission: Impossible 4?

Juno's Ellen Page will play Jane Eyre.

USA Today got another look at the villain from Star Wars: The Clone Wars:

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And here's the official poster!

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And speaking of official posters, X-Files News snagged this Polish one-sheet for The X-Files: I Want to Believe.

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Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet, CC2KOnline.com, Offscreen, and Geekscape.net. He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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