Steve Wozniak and Stan Lee Announce New Comic Con for 2016

A picture op turns into an event in this video announcement for the newest Comic Convention! From their official website: “Silicon Valley Comic Con brings together America’s two greatest superheroes: Pop culture and technology. Presented by Steve Wozniak and featuring top celebrities, comics, independent artists, cosplay, video games, consumer electronics, music and apps, Silicon Valley Comic Con is where entertainment and our electronic worlds intersect. The inaugural Silicon Valley Comic…

R2D2 Airplane to Fly the Friendly Skies this Autumn

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying on a Star Wars themed airplane – here’s your chance! ANA (All Nippon Airways) has unveiled a new paint job on one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners.   The plane has been decorated to look like everyone’s favorite blue and white droid with the words “Star Wars” emblazoned on the side. While there is no news on exactly what route it will be flying, the…

Toei pairs with YouTube to create new Jidaigeki "Samurai Tales"

Jidaigeki better known as “Samurai Cinema” though the literal translation is “Period Drama” were at their height during the 1950s.  Most take place during the Edo Period 1603-1868.  They depict the lives of warriors, craftsman, farmers and their wives during this time. Now Toei has partnered with YouTube to try and revive the Jidaigeki.  Till May 20th filmmakers will be able to take courses at YouTube Space Tokyo on period…

Josh Gad Instagrams first photo of Beauty & the Beast cast

Josh Gad has Instagramed the first pic of the cast together from the live action Beauty and the Beast movie. “Can’t wait for you to be our guest.” was the quote included with the photo. The film is set to begin filming this week in London.  Alan Menken, who scored the original movie, will return to bring a new recording to the original songs. Of interest on the IMDB page…

David Hasselhoff performs the lead track to Kung Fury and it's AWESOME!

Dinosaurs, Barbarian chicks with guns, flame throwers, robots, a Lamborghini, fog machines and David Hasselhoff. Seriously, just watch it. [youtube]

JJ Abrams releases new Star Wars Trailer at Star Wars Celebration


JJ Abrams & Kathleen Kennedy Buy Pizza For Those in Line for Star Wars Celebration

Twitter was alight last night as people posted that Director JJ Abrams and LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy bought pizza for those waiting in line overnight for the opening panel of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA. For those following the Celebration on Twitter the hashtags are  #SWCA, #SWCVII, #SWCelebration

"Aerials" The UAE's First Full Length Sci-Fi Movie

“Aerials” is directed by S.A. Zaidi and the trailer was released at the Middle East Film and Comic Con. “I don’t want to reveal too much,” says Zaidi, “but ‘Aerials’ is about an alien apocalypse around Dubai – it surrounds the lives of an Emirati couple that are trying to survive”. The film stars Saga Alyasery and Ana Druzhynina It is an “in house” production that Zaidi and producer Ghanem…

David Bowie is Adapting "The Man Who Fell to Earth" for Stage

In 1976 an odd little film about an alien who comes to Earth to try and find water for his planet which is suffering from a world destroying drought was released. It was based on the 1963 book of the same title. It marked the first starring role of rock sensation David Bowie. While it didn’t make much noise at the time it has come to be a cult classic….

8 Minutes of Avengers Behind the Scenes Footage

8 minutes of Behind the Scenes Footage from the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron has been released on You Tube. [youtube]