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Roald Dahl’s The Witches finds its director

The latest adaptation of The Witches has found its director. Robert Zemeckis is reportedly in final negotiations to direct the movie, which is based on the classic Roald Dahl book of the same name. According to Variety, Zemeckis will write the script, while Jack Rapke will produce the movie (through ImageMovers), along with Alfonso Cuaron and Guillermo del…

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On this day in geekdom: June 20th

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… June 20th – On this day in 1975, Jaws arrives in cinemas. The…

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Marvel’s X-Men: Gold & Blue titles to end

I just posted exciting news that Robert Kirkman’s Invincible is being turned into an animated series (hurrah) and now I bring sad news (boo). Marvel Comics’ X-Men: Gold & X-Men: Blue comics are being cancelled. According to Newsarama, both titles will come to an end in September once they reach issue #36 respectively. Sister publications,…

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Invincible is heading to Amazon

Exciting news – An Invincible animated series is in the works at Amazon! Whoop! According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon has order a straight-to-series, hour-long animated series based on Robert Kirkman’s popular comic book, Invincible. The show will run eight episodes in length and will be produced by Skybound, with Simon Racioppa set as showrunner. Sharon…

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Watch: The Secret of Jurassic Park documentary

This year, Jurassic Park celebrates its 25th birthday. This particular milestone has not gone unnoticed by the BBC who has produced a short documentary on the movie and the dinos behind the film series. The doc – titled The Secret of Jurassic Park – runs 30 mins in length and can be viewed below. Chris Pratt,…

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Queer Eye Season Two – The gift that keeps on giving

On Friday, the second season of Queer Eye arrived on Netflix, bringing eight more episodes of makeovers, life-changing advice and positivity. As with the first season, the Fab Five – Tan, Antoni, Karamo, Bobby & Jonathan – are travelling around America (Georgia to be exact) dispensing help and guidance along the way. Is this second…

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On this day in geekdom: June 19th

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… June 19th – On this day in 1989, Batman receives its premiere in…

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