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Starship Troopers has now been in the world for twenty years. The film, which stars Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards and Neil Patrick Harris, is somewhat of a cult classic. Set in a future where mankind is at war with a race of giant bugs, and the only way to do pretty much anything is by becoming a citizen, it follows the tribulations of Johnny Rico (Van Dien), a young man who joins the Mobile Infantry. Ever wondered how the film was made? Who was first in line to play Johnny Rico? We have all this and more, just read below if you would like to know more. Check out our 15 Starship Troopers facts below.
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1. Originally released in UK cinemas as a 15 certificate, the movie was upgraded to an 18 for the home entertainment release. The BBFC thought that upon further viewing, the film was far »
- Kat Hughes
In 1996, Chris Carter and Fox released “Millennium”, which followed ex-fbi agent Frank Black, played by Lance Henriksen, and his adventures with the Millennium Group. The show, while starting off strong, only lasted three seasons as a result of declining… Continue Reading →
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- Jonathan Barkan
Enderby announced in December it had signed Daniel Alfredson to direct three movies based on Hakan Nesser’s upcoming “Intrigo” trilogy of novels.
Germany’s The Amazing Film Company will co-produce and finance the three films along with Enderby and Umedia, with Silver Reel also on board to co-finance. The movies will be produced by Enderby’s Rick Dugdale and Thomas Peter Friedl, and Uwe Schott from The Amazing Film Company. Claudia Bluemhuber is senior exec producer and Ian Hutchinson from Silver Reel is the executive producer.
Fox International Production has picked up all rights for German-speaking territories.
“Hakan Nesser has fascinated millions of readers all over the world with his thrilling intrigues taking place in Maardam,” Dugdale said. “With our trilogy »
- Dave McNary
There was a lot of buzz and excitement in 1999. People around planet earth were excited to see what the new Millennium would bring; while big companies panicked that the Y2K bug would kill all their hard work and shut down the working world. For Dougray Scott, 1999 was set to be the year that changed his career. He had been handpicked by Tom Cruise to play the villain in M:i:2 and he was set to play Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men.
The adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics property had been a long one. In 1984 Marvel writers Gerry Conway and Rob Thomas wrote a screenplay for production company Orion Pictures (Platoon) who had optioned the film rights. But when the company fell into financial troubles the rights went over to Carolco Pictures (First Blood) who began »
- Luke Owen
The actor best known for playing Han Solo in the Star Wars films almost had a potentially fatal plane crash earlier this week. NBC is reporting, that after air traffic control informed Ford to land on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, Ford mistakenly landed it on a close by taxiway (a violation of Faa policy), flying dangerously close to a parked American Airlines Jet with 110 passengers and 6 crew members on board. The 74 year old Ford, was heard asking the air traffic controllers, "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?”
It should be noted that both Ford's publicist, Ina Treciokas, declined to comment and that a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, Ian Gregor, couldn't confirm if it was indeed Ford piloting the single-engine plane. However, the spokesman did confirm that the pilot had the proper landing instructions and read them back to control.
- Drew Carlton
The Han Solo movie will be spread over six years, Disney's boss confirms...
Mild spoilers for the Han Solo film lie ahead
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Filming is well underway on 2018’s Star Wars movie, the Han Solo spin-off film that’ll feature Alden Ehrenreich in the lead role. What’s more, a new piece of information about the movie has come forth with Disney CEO Bob Iger revealing the time scale of the movie.
In the film, Iger announced, we’re going to be following Han Solo over the course of six years of his life, from the age of 18 to 24. In that time, he’ll be meeting Chewbacca for the first time, getting his name, and finding the Millennium Falcon. Don’t ask us in what order. Note that the character will be »
Wesley Mead Jan 2, 2017
As the New Year arrives, we salute a few favourite TV episodes depicting this momentous time of year...
New Year is a time for reflection on the past and resolution for the future, an opportunity to consider what you’ve achieved and what you’re yet to work on. It’s also a time to stay up well past midnight, partying the night away with friends and family, potentially embarrassing yourself in the process. That dichotomy ensures that the New Year is fertile ground for television, and the finest comedies and dramatic series use the moment to allow for contemplation amidst the alcoholic excesses. Here are twenty New Year episodes that offer an entertaining take on the aeons-old celebration - from emotional character pieces to geeky genre takes and old-fashioned barrages of seasonal comedy.
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7 items from 2017
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