Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer
The helmer of Pirates of the Caribbean has signed on to bring the eminent video game BioShock to the screen, and on TV, Bruce Boxleitner has joined the cast of NBC's popular superhero drama.
In great news for videogame fans – I think – Gore Verbinski of Pirates of the Caribbean fame will direct the film version of BioShock.
Hooray! Lost's final two seasons will each have 17 episodes instead of 16.
Natalie Portman has left the cast of Wuthering Heights.
Good lord – is Frank Miller going to direct a Buck Rogers movie?
Hey, it's the trailer for Kung-Fu Panda.
Alexander Payne – Sideways, Election – has signed on to direct HBO's new comedy series Hung.
IGN reports that Aussie Isabel Lucas will appear in Transformers 2.
Samuel L. Jackson will star in the thriller Unthinkable.
Disney unveiled a bunch of new images from Wall*E.
Well, it looks like someone's doing a sequel to Donnie Darko, though it doesn't look like Richard Kelly is involved.
Sopranos creator David Chase will direct his first feature film for Paramount.
Whoopi Goldberg will host the Tonys.
Stephen Colbert was named the Person of the Year by the Webby Awards.
Slashfilm has the trailer for the HBO movie Recount, which chronicles the 2000 presidential election.
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.