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Skydance Prods. and Annapurna Pictures, the companies behind the upcoming Terminator film trilogy, are expanding the franchise to television with a TV series to be done in conjunction with the first rebooted Terminator film slated for release in 2015. The series will be written and exec produced by feature scribes Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (X-Men: First Class, Thor), with the writers of the upcoming Terminator movie Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier serving as executive producers. The series will follow a critical moment from the original 1984 Terminator movie, taking it in a completely different direction that the film. Plot details about the upcoming Terminator movie are being kept under wraps, but it too is expected to be tied to the first movie. As the rebooted film trilogy and the new television series progress, the two narratives will be designed to intersect with each other. (Thus the head-on involvement in the series »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Did you miss some of Deadline’s top TV stories of the week? Check them out here: CW In Talks For ‘Wizard Of Oz’ Drama By ‘Heroes” Creator Tim Kring By Nellie Andreeva - Exclusive: The summer of Wizard Of Oz continues with another sale of a high-profile Oz-themed drama project. Ryan Seacrest Booed By Broncos Fans During NBC’s NFL Pregame Show: Video By Lisa De Moraes - NBC continues its Overexposing Ryan Seacrest campaign — this time the network had The Man Who Can’t Say No open NBC’s regular-season NFL football franchise kickoff last night, in which he got loudly booed by Broncos fans in Denver’s Sports Authority Stadium. Were Consumers The Biggest Losers In The CBS-Time Warner Cable Dispute? By David Lieberman - It sure looks that way. Millions of Time Warner Cable customers lost CBS-owned stations and channels for a month, and will »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
DaVinci’s Demons is fond of saying history is a lie. If that’s true, then we might as well make it an interesting lie. With that in mind, here’s a 100% true, completely accurate recap of “The Hierophant”.
It’s hard recapping DaVinci’s Demons when all I can think about is the awesome upcoming show Einstein’s Evils. It features Albert and his boyfriend Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s secret battles against the Third Reich. Some viewers are already offended because Einstein was allegedly straight. Considering this genius dedicated his life to pushing human knowledge’s boundaries, could he ever truly be confined by sexuality’s labels?
Back to “The Hierophant”. Leonardo and company need that pesky second key to find The Book of Leaves. Believing Riario keeps it somewhere secure as possible, they set out to break into the Vatican’s secret archives. Before infiltrating the Renaissance equivalent of Fort Knox, »
- Daniel Mikelonis
Donald F. Hornig, a scientist, former president of Brown University, and a key member of the Manhattan Project, has died at 92-years-old. The Associated Press reports that he passed away following a battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Hornig was a physical chemist who studied at Harvard before working on the Manhattan Project from 1944-1946. The Manhattan Project was the government program that developed the atomic bomb for use in World War II.
When asked, in a 1968 interview, about the first atomic detonation, Hornig recalled, "The minute the firing needle dropped off and I knew it had detonated, I dashed out the door in time to see the fireball rising into the sky." He also discussed his reaction, saying, "I was awestruck, just literally awestruck. This thing was more fantastic than anything I had ever imagined."
After the war, Hornig became a professor at Brown, before moving to Princeton. He also served »
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