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'Great Wall' Lines Up 'Game of Thrones' Star Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal, who is best known as Oberyn Martell (a.k.a. The Red Viper) on HBO's Game of Thrones, is in negotiations to join Legendary's Untitled Great Wall Project. Matt Damon is still in talks to star, after entering negotiations back in September. Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston was also in talks to sign on back in September, but negotiations broke down and he is no longer involved. The project will mark the English-language directing debut for Chinese filmmaker Yimou Zhang (Hero).

The story will follow an elite force making a last stand for humanity on the Great Wall of China. Earlier reports revealed that the story will delve into the history of the Great Wall, and the dark secrets that are hid under the massive structure. The plot centers on a group of 15th Century British soldiers who come across the wall as it's being built, as they
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Burn Notice: 4 Reasons Why It’s Right To End

Beware, spoilers from the start.

Burn Notice is finally coming to an end on September 12th. Don’t get me wrong, for I am an avid fan of the series, it is easily one of my favourite shows currently on television, I do not want the series to end due to my own selfish reasons, but I do believe it is the right decision by the staff, it is better to go out strong rather than fade away.

Matt Nix’s series idealises a contemporary take on action vehicles of the 90′s, such as The A-Team and MacGyver, and has proved immensely popular with the series still competing strongly in the ratings table.

Burn Notice follows Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan), a wrongly discredited spy, trying to figure out why he was ‘burned’ by the CIA and who was behind it, teamed with his on-off girlfriend and gun runner Fiona Glenanne

Competition: Win horror film ‘Axed’ on DVD

Available to own on DVD and download now courtesy of Lionsgate, Axed is an intense and frighteningly relevant British horror thriller which sees a recently laid off office worker pushed to the edge and who decides to make some cuts of his own…

With the world in financial turmoil, Kurt Wendell has been shaken to the core. His job had always been his anchor, the one place that kept him sane. But now it’s been taken away from him, his demons are finally taking over. Unable to tell his family the dreadful truth, Kurt decides to make some serious changes. Granting his teenage children a day off school and his wife a day off work, he drives the whole family to the countryside on what seems like a nice day out – little do they know what he has in store for them…

Thanks to the folks at Lionsgate we
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TV highlights: 25/12/2011

  • The Guardian - TV News
Doctor Who | Downton Abbey | Absolutely Fabulous | Burn Notice: The Fall Of Sam Axe | Matthew Bourne's Christmas | Top Of The Pops 1976: Christmas Day Special

Doctor Who

7pm, BBC1

An angel, a forest of Christmas trees, and a very good reason not to open your presents early: you can tell Stephen Moffat has had fun putting a tinselly Tardis spin on the festive components. This year's Who panto takes its cues from The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe as the Doctor visits 1940s Britain, where he finds mum Claire Skinner and her two kids waiting for dad Alexander Armstrong to fly his Lancaster Bomber home for the holidays. Large dollops of syrup as ever with these specials, but it's just the right side of corny. Richard Vine

Downton Abbey

9pm, ITV1

It's a two-hour bumper cracker-barrel of cross-class nonsense to celebrate Jesus' birthday. No dog's bum at the top of the show tonight.
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Exclusive: Bruce Campbell Talks The Evil Dead Remake!

Exclusive: Bruce Campbell Talks The Evil Dead Remake!
Found! Long lost Bruce Campbell footage from Comic-Con 2011!

While out promoting the Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe Blu-ray and DVD this summer, we managed to catch up with everyone's favorite cult and B movie actor Bruce Campbell, who opened up about his involvement in The Evil Dead reboot that is currently heading into production. To hear what he had to say, click on the video below.

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The Evil Dead comes to theaters in 2012.
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Comic-Con 2011 Recap: 158 Exclusive Interviews, 135 Stories, and 308 Videos

Comic-Con 2011 Recap: 158 Exclusive Interviews, 135 Stories, and 308 Videos
It's been one full week since a billion sexy nerds descended upon San Diego for their annual Comic-Con event, which has become the premiere Hollywood launching pad for just about everything in the way of entertainment. This was a strange year, as no one property walked away from the grit, glitz, glamour, and geek sweat of the experience better for showing off its wares to what has become a very bored public.

It's true. If Comic-Con 2011 will be remembered for anything, it's the ennui that lingered around most attendees like the stench of the dead. They didn't want to be impressed, and even the Twihards stayed quiet when it came to their precious The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1. Maybe that's because, four years into the franchise, they know damn well what they're going to get. There was an enthusiastic showing, one of the biggest ever, for Glee's Hall H presentation.
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Burn Notice Episode 5.6 Review: Michael Lets Chuck Finley Twist In The Wind

Apologies to my weekly Burn Notice readers, due to Comic-Con I had to catch up with Michael Weston and crew this week with a double-header. However make sure you do check out our coverage of Matt Nix and Bruce Campbell being interviewed by Buzzfocus here and this video interview here who came to Comic-Con to promote the DVD/Blu-Ray release of Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe. This week in “Enemy of My Enemy,” Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) and crew took on Serbian arms dealers who paid a large sum of money for a U.S. military-grade weapon drone. Michael comes up with a high-risk sting that puts Sam (Campbell) in harm’s way, undercover as a planted asset to string Miami’s second biggest heroin dealer, Carmelo Dante (Todd Stashwick) along to flush out the Serbs with his army of henchmen. This plan should have been met with an
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Burn Notice Origins Story Coming To DVD

Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe is an experiment in television making. In a time when people are expanding the way that they view and consume media, content makers such as Universal, Fox and USA Network are discovering new ways to tell and distribute their stories. Burn Notice, one of the most popular series on cable television is entering their 5th season and have already been renewed for a 6th. To capitalize on the success of the show and the popularity of one of its stars, USA Network is releasing a Sam Axe origin movie straight to DVD.

Bruce Campbell, a cult favorite from his work in the Evil Dead series plays Sam Axe, an ex Navy Seal who accompanies and assists burned spy Michael Weston on many of his missions. Resourceful, laid-back and

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Bruce Campbell Talks Up The Fall of Sam Axe, Discusses Evil Dead Remake

Let’s get one thing clear: The upcoming “Evil Dead” project isn’t “Evil Dead 4″. It’s a remake. With new people. If you have any doubts about that, take a peek at the video embedded below. Bruce Campbell, who is currently at Comic-Con to pimp “Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe”, takes a moment to discuss a few of the rumors surrounding the upcoming remake. After all of these years, you know the guy has got to be tired of talking about Ash. How he does it without punching people in the face is beyond me. Anyway, the aforementioned clip awaits. Source: Stumptown Trade Review
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Sdcc 2011 Exclusive: Bruce Campbell Talks Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe

Sdcc 2011 Exclusive: Bruce Campbell Talks Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe
Burn Notice is currently in the middle of its fifth hit season on the USA Network, which stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, and Sharon Gless. Back in April, Burn Notice fans were treated to a new TV movie entitled Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe, which hits the shelves on Blu-ray and DVD on July 26. This prequel movie delves into the history of Bruce Campbell's character, Sam Axe, before he hooked up with Michael and Fiona. Bruce Campbell and Burn Notice creator Matt Nix were on hand at San Diego Comic-Con to discuss this new TV movie. Click on the video players below to watch our exclusive interviews.

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Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on July 26.
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Comic-Con 2011: Links to All Our Comic-Con Coverage in One Place

Over the next couple days, we are going to bombard you with coverage of Comic-Con 2011. To keep you updated, this post will feature links to all our coverage in one place. As soon as we upload a new panel recap, interview, or gallery of images, we'll link to it here. So bookmark this page and keep refreshing for the latest news from the Con. Hit the jump for all the links. Wednesday First Official Posters for Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, Spider-man, Underworld 4 and Total Recall Much Better Version of The Amazing Spider-man Poster; Banners for 30 Minutes Or Less, Attack The Block, Underworld 4, More 70 Images From Preview Night Including MIB3, Ghost Rider 2, Movie Props, DeLoreans, Batman, Spider-man, Slave Leias, More Thursday Burn Notice: The Fall Of Sam Axe Panel Recap; Plus, Bruce Campbell Talks Evil Dead 4 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Panel Recap First Image from the Alien Prequel Prometheus The Pirates!
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Comic-Con 2011: Burn Notice: The Fall Of Sam Axe; Plus, Bruce Campbell Talks Evil Dead 4

Fan-favorite Bruce Campbell had pages of one-liners ready as he took the stage alongside Burn Notice creator, Matt Nix. Always charismatic (and dressed boldly in a white sport coat, pink shirt and green pants) Campbell was on hand to joke with the crowd and talk about Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe. Although the USA made-for-tv movie debuted on the network this past April, it’s now available on Blu-ray and DVD exclusively at Comic Con. While fans of Burn Notice will be happy to know that the series has been extended for season six, fans of Bruce Campbell (Sam Axe) will want to keep reading. Recently, Campbell tweeted about the progress of Evil Dead 4 but has said little else since then. He addressed the “elephant in the room” right off the bat. Hit the jump to see what he said. To quote Bruce Campbell about the status of
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Bruce Campbell talks new movie, Sam Axe at Comic-Con

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Bruce Campbell talks new movie, Sam Axe at Comic-Con
  While the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con was ostensibly holding a presentation for the new TV movie "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe," the 5,000 or so fans who lined up (reportedly beginning before 5 a.m.) were clearly there to see its star, Bruce Campbell. The "Evil Dead" star chatted with "Burn Notice" creator Matt Nix about the show, but mostly he played to the crowd, chucking DVDs into the audience, cracking jokes and soaking up the love.   Campbell cracked wise about the process of having his "Burn Notice" co-star Jeffrey Donavan direct him on the new project. "[He...
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Comic-Con 2011: Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe Panel Live Blog

The fictional bars of Miami will be missing one their most iconic inhabitants, as Sam Axe himself, Bruce Campbell, ventures to Comic-Con 2011 for his always legendary Burn Notice panel. Additionally, Campbell will also be celebrating the DVD release of his television movie Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe.

Featured in the panel will be the beer swilling, cougar loving, Sam Axe (Bruce Campbell), as well as Burn Notice creator Matt Nix. With Burn Notice season 5 in full swing, expect to not only hear about what Sam Axe will be up to as the season progresses, but also what’s in store for Michael Westen and the search for the men that burned him.

If you’re attending the convention, you can check out the panel yourself at 10:00am Pacific Time in Ballroom 20. If ...

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San Diego Comic Con 2011: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Bringing Thrills, Chills and The Force!

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has something for everyone at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Along with previously announced signings and panels with numerous fan favorites, Fox will bring additional fun to the Downtown area including an outstanding line-up of Blu-ray and DVD releases featuring blood, bunnies, babes, and even Bruce Campbell.

A few of the items on Fox's plate aren't 100% horror, but considering they involve the aforementioned genre icon Bruce Campbell and the much beloved Star Wars franchise, we're cluing you in on everything Fox has planned for the big show below.

From the Press Release:

● Three Finger will make sure convention-goers don’t make a “wrong turn” in Downtown San Diego as the iconic character will be stationed at roadblocks all over the city, taking pictures with fans in celebration of the October 25 Blu-ray and DVD release of Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings.

● “Burn Notice” star Bruce Campbell
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Comic-Con 2011: What are the biggest panels this year?

Comic-Con 2011: What are the biggest panels this year?
Comic-Con is chockablock with panels and presentations and Q&A’s and autograph signings. It can all get a bit confusing — check out the full schedule here if you don’t believe us. To guide you through next week’s geekfest, we’ve put all the big TV and movie presentations from the massive Hall H and Ballroom 20 rooms in one place. We’ll be talking about some of the less-hyped hidden-gems of Comic-Con later this week, but consider this your guide to what people will be talking about on Twitter, hour-by-hour.

Hall H

Thursday:

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.
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Comic-Con Movie and TV Panels Full Schedule

Just in case you’ve never seen any of the shaky handheld video on YouTube and need a quick explanation: TV and movie panels at Comic-Con take place in ballrooms at the convention center, and stars and directors and showrunners show clips of their project and take questions from the audience. It is So. Much. Fun. This is a very brief summary of all of the show and movie panels currently scheduled to be at the 2011 Comic-Con.

There is a boatload of information available about each of these panels – and about everything other panel that will be there – if you go to the main site. Check out the full schedule, which is now downloadable as a Pdf, and see all of the amazing panels being offered, from comic book authors and artists to game previews to costuming to a celebration of Harry Potter fandom, and you’ll see the agony
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Comic Con 2011 – Hot TV and Movie Panels to Attend on Thursday

Comic Con 2011 is here and the official TV and Movie panels have been announced for fans looking to see some of the hottest tickets in entertainment. For comic lovers and purists, there also a few comic adapted features and series worth putting on your agenda. For fans of Supernatural, they can get an early taste of the Con with the Supernatural: The Anime Series pilot screening – 8:35-9:00pm Wednesday, July 20 in Ballroom 20. We’re kicking of Thursday, July 21 with Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe. Although the TV movie has already aired, we’re knee deep in Burn Notice Season 5 so we’ll be looking to get a few hints as to what else to expect from producer Matt Nix and Bruce Campbell this season. The panel takes place 10:00-11:00am in Ballroom 20. USA Network continues its stay in Ballroom 20 with Covert Affairs – 11:15-12:15pm,
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Sdcc 2011: Scheduled Events for Wednesday and Thursday Revealed

Like always, Comic Con International is revealing the schedule of events day by day. It certainly makes planning a lot easier. But that's neither here nor there. There's a lot of panels to cover, so let's just get to it. Check out the pertinent film and television panels set for the first two days of the show after the jump.

The first "day" of the show is Preview Night only, so there's only a couple things happening that night:

6:00-9:00 Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings: Alcatraz, Person of Interest, The Secret Circle, and Supernatural: The Anime Series—

Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue their annual Preview Night tradition with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of three of the most highly anticipated TV series pilots of the 2011-12 television season — Alcatraz, Person of Interest, and The Secret Circle — as well as Supernatural: The Anime Series,
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San Diego Comic Con 2011 Thursday Schedule: Selected TV Panels

The full line-up for the first day of San Diego Comic Con 2011 has been unveiled. Among the highlights for TV panels are "Game of Thrones" and "Ringer" whose participation has been reported before. The HBO new hit series will hold a panel on Thursday, July 21 at 3-4 P.M. in Ballroom 20, while The CW's upcoming series will previously occupy the room at 1:45-2:45 P.M.

Those craving for a sneak peek to new season of "Dexter" can attend Showtime panel which will also be used to promote "Shameless" and freshman "Homeland". "Dexter" lead actor Michael C. Hall will attend the event which will be held at 5:30 P.M.

USA Network is going to present a panel each for "Covert Affairs" and "Psych" at 11:15 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. respectively in the same place, Ballroom 20. Meanwhile, some cast members of "True Blood", "The Vampire Diaries", "Chuck
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