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The Morning Roundup: Fraggle Rock Movie, Sex and the City, TV Schedules, New Joker Pics

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


ImageAnother classic 80s TV show is headed for the big screen, Doozers and all. Plus, we've got updates on the fall TV schedules of two networks, as well as an early review of Sex and the City.

Ho, boy: The Weinstein Co. will turn Fraggle Rock into a live-action musical movie.

On the other side of that spectrum is the news that Alvin and the Chipmunks will be returning for a sequel.

Whoops: Frank Miller will not be directing Buck Rogers.

ABC has unveiled their fall TV schedule. Here's an update on CBS, too.

STRIKE update: AFTRA – that's the radio and TV union – is still dealing.

On the heels of the new trailer that appeared online yesterday, two new viral videos for The X-Files: I Want to Believe have popped up on YouTube:

An early review of Sex and the City has emerged online, and it's not positive:

There may be a problem with stretching Sex and the City into a two hour and twenty minute film – it can feel like a never ending dinner party: however pleasant the courses, after a while you can hardly eat another one.

None of these problems seemed apparent to the women who sat around me in the cinema in Leicester Square, laughing and weeping in quick succession. After a while I began to reason like one of the characters: maybe the problem was me. 

Some great new pics of the Joker have appeared online.

Some semi-topless pics of Megan Fox in the Diablo Cody horror movie Jennifer's Body have appeared online. (She's not 100 percent topless – she's wearing pasties.)

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Latino Review reports that Paramount wants Brad Pitt to play Thor.

A comic book based on Firefly is on the way, to be titled A Shepherd's Tale.

EOnline.com has some speculation about what the hell is happening on Lost.

Major spoiler alert for The Happening. A blogger claims to have the movie's big secret. I don't know if it's true, but if you want to read his spoiler, click here.

 

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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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