Science Fiction Headlines — WEEK IN REVIEW — Week 35 2013

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Week 35: casting news for Interstellar, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, and Guardians of the Galaxy, plus new shows from Syfy. Also: J.J. Abrams is going to Westworld. Tomorrowland has begun shooting, and Avi Arad talks video game movies. Science: smart watches, smart booties, and a note on the late Bruce Murray.

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~SHOW NOTES ~

DAMON TO INTERSTELLAR
http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/exclusive-matt-damon-joins-christopher-nolans-interstellar-lines-up-directorial-debut-a-murder-foretold-20130828

TO BE TWO
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Casey-Affleck-Reteams-With-David-Lowery-Sci-Fi-Feature-Two-39162.html

MOCKINGJAY
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Hunger-Games-Mockingjay-Has-Found-Finnick-Annie-39166.html

http://youtu.be/o_qsBokELWQ

SPADER = ULTRON
http://marvel.com/news/story/21099/exclusive_avengers_age_of_ultron_casts_james_spader_as_the_films_legendary_villain

http://scifi4me.com/2013/08/29/breaking-ultron-casting/

ARROW WALLER
http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/28381/amanda-waller-appearing-on-cw-s-arrow

COOPER CONFIRMED
http://variety.com/2013/film/news/bradley-cooper-confirmed-for-marvels-guardians-of-the-galaxy-1200593523/

WESTWORLD REMAKE
http://variety.com/2013/tv/news/hbo-gives-pilot-nod-to-westworld-remake-from-jonathan-nolan-j-j-abrams-1200593476/

TWILIGHT ZONE
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Twilight-Zone-Movie-Gets-Another-Screenwriter-39161.html

http://variety.com/2013/film/news/twilight-zone-movie-gaining-momentum-at-warner-bros-exclusive-1200587686/

WARCRAFT
geektyrant.com/news/2013/8/28/duncan-jones-warcraft-movie-starts-shooting-in-january

VG movies
http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/8/30/update-on-uncharted-metal-gear-solid-and-mass-effect-movies

LEGENDARY
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Legendary-Pictures-May-Co-Finance-Dracula-Jurassic-Park-4-39225.html

http://variety.com/2013/film/news/dracula-legendary-universal-pictures-1200589201/

GOOD DINOSAUR
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Pixar-Removes-Director-Bob-Peterson-From-Good-Dinosaur-39234.html

DUNE DOC
http://www.denofgeek.us/movies/dune/152053/jodorowskys-dune-gets-a-release-date-from-sony

http://youtu.be/Q-oBEGF7uwE

HERBERT PARK
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2013/08/29/2755715/park-name-for-author-far-from.html

JACKSON IBC
http://broadcastengineering.com/blog/ibc-recognize-film-director-sir-peter-jackson-highest-honor?NL=BE-20&Issue=BE-20_20130829_BE-20_533&YM

WARP DRIVE
http://news.discovery.com/space/quantum-thruster-warp-drive-physics-130823.htm#mkcpgn=fbdsc8

SMART BOOTIE
http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/26/owlet-a-bootie-that-tells-you-how-your-baby-is-breathing-hits-the-crowdfunding-trail/

http://www.owletcare.com/

SMART WATCH
http://venturebeat.com/2013/08/27/apple-and-samsung-to-boost-smartwatch-shipments-36x-in-next-5-years/

RIP MURRAY
http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/2013/0829_bruce-murray-1931-2013.html

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Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

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