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Universal has signed a new two-year deal with writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci and their K/O Paper Products production company. The first two films out the gate will be reboots of Universal properties The Mummy and Van Helsing. Their writing credits include two Transformers movies and the Star Trek reboot as well as the much maligned Cowboys & Aliens. On the TV side, they created the underrated Fringe and produce the Hawaii Five-0 reboot.
The set-bound 4th Doctor Who story of season 7 -a probable bottle-episode due to so much expensive location shooting for episodes 1, 2, 3 and 5- is confirmed to be a story that brings back Unit and involves Henry VIII and his wife Catherine. Stephen Blything and Law & Order: UK’s Jemma Redgrave has been cast in those roles. The episode has a working title of Cubed.
For those girls who were wondering, and a few boys too, The »
Stargate and Star Trek composer Joel Goldsmith died on April 29 from cancer. Goldsmith was 54. A three-time Emmy nominee, Goldsmith composed music for over 330 episodes of the long running Stargate sci-fi franchise, created by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin. Goldsmith’s music appears in Stargate Sg-1, Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate Universe, as well as two direct-to-dvd 2009 films, Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Continuum.The son of composer Jerry Goldsmith, who won an Academy Award in 1977 for his score of The Omen, Joel Goldsmith was nominated for Emmys for an episode of Stargate Sg-1, as well as for the Stargate Atlantis theme and for an episode of that series. Goldsmith worked on several other TV series including the 1990’s The Outer Limits reboot. He also did the music for films such as Kull the Conqueror and 2006’s hugely successful Call of Duty 3 videogame. The younger Goldsmith and his father, who died »
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