While we await the inevitable announcement that SyFy will rebrand themselves as the only channel in the globe to offer exclusive ‘Sharknado’ content 24-7 -“Nightly News with FinTwister”, “Orca vs. Tornado”, “Sharknado and Friends : Superhero Hour” – the network will continue in it’s plight to crib the classics.
Next up, a modern-day “Wizard of Oz” called “Warriors of Oz”, according to Deadline.
The mini-series is the brainchild of “Wanted” helmer Timur Bekmambetov, and is said to fix on “a warrior from present day Earth [who] is transported to a post-apocalyptic future Oz where he must team up with three other warriors: Heartless, Brainless, and Coward, in order to defeat the evil Wizard who has enslaved the land.”
As interesting as this sounds, and while I don’t doubt Berkmambetov will bring something unique to the screen, is anyone else a bit over these “Oz” reworkings!? They’ve tried plenty of times to turn Baum’s source material into a worthwhile TV venture, and they’ve never really worked. I might have suggested Bekmambetov would’ve been better off pitching the network some sort of “Wanted” TV spin-off – using the unproduced sequel screenplay, since it’s never going to get used otherwise, and more so, because there actually seems to be a hunger for more from that world (as opposed to Oz).
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- Warner lands a Green Lantern! - March 4, 2015
- Wonder Years‘ Fred Savage returning to TV - March 4, 2015
- First look : Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden - March 4, 2015
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.