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Doctor Who star Tom Baker is set to star in the remake of a 1960s cult BBC series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased). Comedians Vic Reeves and Mortimer will play the title roles, with the series set to premiere later this year in the UK.

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TNT has acquired the rights to air existing episodes of The Psi Factor: Chronicles Of The Paranormal as well as bought the official web site for the series. The network plans to air the series beginning fall 2000.

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Shadowman, a film starring Ice Cube based on a Valiant/Acclaim Comics character, will begin preproduction in January 2000.

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Simon & Schuster Interactive has announced that the second PC game based on the series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine will be called Dominion Wars and will ship in fall 2000.

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Burger King and Kids WB will begin a 4-week Batman Beyond promotion in January 2000. There will be eight different Batman Beyond toys, each available with the purchase of a Kids Meal or Big Kids Meal.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment is trying to acquire the rights to turn Marvel Comics' Daredevil into a live-action feature film.

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Fox has picked up two full years of That '70s Show, ensuring it will stay on the air until at least 2002.

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Sci-Fi's six-hour Dune mini-series will star William Hurt as Duke Leto Atreides, with Giancarlo Giannini to play Emporer Shaddam IV. The $20 million mini-series will premiere in the fall of 2000.

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Anakin Skywalker's Podracer from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace will be on display from Nov. 21, 1999, to April 2, 2000 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA.

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Simon West has signed to direct The Prisoner for Universal Pictures. The film will be based upon the 1960s television series of the same name.

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Fox has renewed King Of The Hill or the 2000-2001 television season.

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ABC has cancelled its new series Wasteland after 5 episodes due to low ratings.

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NBC has picked up six episodes of the midseason sitcom Battery Park from Spin City and Family Ties creator Gary David Goldberg.

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With Pokemon: The First Movie being such a success, Warner Bros. is preparing to release its sequel next summer. Like the first, the second film will be an edited version of a Japanese Pokemon film, this time Pocket Monsters: Revelation Lugia.

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Marvel Comics and Colombia Pictures have signed a deal to make a live-action Doctor Strange movie.

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The TNN cable network is getting the Dead Man's Gun anthology series that was on Showtime from 1997-1999. The network has acquired exclusive basic cable rights to the 44 episodes already produced, as well as the right to produce new episodes of the series.

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NBC has ordered two new comedies to be added to its midseason replacement slate. Two former executive producers of Ellen, Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline, are developing one of the series. Bonnie and Terry Turner, the executive producers of 3rd Rock From The Sun and That '70s Show, will develop the other series. These series will be added to the midseason roster that already includes M.Y.O.B., God, The Devil And Bob, and Sammy.

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Screenwriter Jon Cohen has signed a deal to write the script for the upcoming Wonder Woman live-action film.

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ABC has pulled two of its Tuesday sitcoms for the duration of the November sweeps due to low ratings. The two shows, Sports Night and It's Like, You Know... are set to return in December. ABC plans to replace the shows Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and repeats of Spin City and Dharma & Greg during November.

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NBC has ordered 13 episodes of DreamWorks' The Others, a new supernatural television series from executive producers Glen Morgan and James Wong for a mid-season replacement.

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Miramax has said the official release date for The Crow: Salvation movie should be sometime in March.

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Fox has ordered the pilot for a new supernatural television series called Ultraviolet, which is reportedly a sexy vampire soap opera based upon the British series of the same name.

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Sony Pictures Family Entertainment has obtained the rights to the video game Heavy Gear to develop it as an animated series. Sony has committed to 40 episodes to premiere in the fall of 2000.

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Burger King begins a Pokémon promotion on Monday, November 8th that will run for 8 weeks. The promotion will feature 57 new Pokémon toys in Poke Balls, each one as part of a Burger King Kids Meal. There will also be 151 Pokémon trading cards distributed during the promotion, as well as six collectible 23K gold plated trading cards for $1.99 each (with the purchase of any value meal) beginning November 15. The six collectible cards each come packaged in a special Poke Ball and has its own certificate of authenticity.

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Warner Bros. has decided to delay the release of Red Planet from March 31 to June 16.

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General Mills is releasing a new fruit snack featuring Pokémon. The Pokémon Punch Red Rolls are wrapped in one of ten collectible pouches, with a different Pokémon. Inside is one of five different game cards, including a special gold-bordered card featuring Meowth.

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NBC has cancelled its new series Cold Feet after 4 episodes due to low ratings. They will temporarily fill the 10 p.m. Friday slot with repeats of Law & Order.

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Warner Home Video is releasing it first feature-length animated Animaniacs movie, called Wakko's Wish, to video on December 21.

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American Movie Classics cable network has acquired the rights to a package of digitally remastered, uncut Three Stooges shorts from Columbia TriStar TV Distribution. The network plans to usher in the new century with a Three Stooges marathon, to run from midnight - 4 am (EST) on January 1, 2000.

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Matthew Sharp has been cast as Henry Gyrich in the live-action X-Men movie currently in production in Toronto.

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Fox Kids has changed its Saturday morning and weekday afternoon lineups for the November sweeps. They have removed Spider-Man Unlimited and Big Guy And Rusty the Boy Robot until possibly February in order to compete with Pokemon on Kids' WB! The new Saturday morning lineup will feature two episodes each of Digimon: Digital Monsters and Monster Rancher.

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CBS has picked up Now And Again for a full season run.

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FOX has picked up Angel and ABC has picked up Snoops for full season runs.

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FOX has cancelled its new series Harsh Realm after three episodes and Ryan Caulfield: Year One after two episodes due to low ratings.

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CBS has cancelled its new series Work With Me after four episodes due to low ratings.

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Production has started on the NBC Jason And The Argonauts four-hour mini-series set to air at the end of April. It stars Jason London as Jason and Jolene Blalock as Medea.

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A premiere date of October 30 has been set for the new Avengers cartoon on Fox.

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ABC will return NYPD Blue to its Tuesday 10:00 pm time slot on January 11, 2000. This allows the new series Once & Again a chance to grow a following in that prime time slot through December.

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CBS is set to make a new mini-series version of Jack And The Beanstalk with Jim Henson Television to be shown in the 2000-2001 season.

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Jim Henson Television will begin airing its science fiction series Farscape on BBC2 in the United Kingdom in November.

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Kids' WB! has ordered 13 episodes of a new CGI animated series called Max Steel to debut in January.

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The WB network is putting its new animated series Mission Hill on hiatus after airing just two episodes due to low ratings. The network plans to bring it back as a midseason replacement.

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NBC has picked up both Stark Raving Mad and The West Wing for a full season run.

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CBS has picked up both Judging Amy and Family Law for a full season run.

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ABC has picked up Once And Again for a full season run.

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Fox is pulling Family Guy from its schedule after this week and there is no word yet on when, or if, it will return. Fox is also pulling Action for the November sweeps and Get Real for all but one week of the November sweeps.

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Highlander: World Without End is set to begin filming next week in Paris, New York, Scotland, and Bucharest with Adrian Paul, Christopher Lambert, Jim Byrnes and Peter Wingfield starring.

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Australian actor Hugh Jackman will replace Dougray Scott as Wolverine in the Twentieth Century Fox film version of Marvel Comics' X-Men. Scott was unable to get finished with the filming of Mission: Impossible 2 in time to shoot the film.

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TV Guide will be doing a four-part commemorative cover series of Pokemon for October 30 issue. The four different covers together will create a mural featuring as many of the characters from Pokemon as the art department can squeeze onto the four covers.

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Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of South Park, have been given permission to sample the Monty Python "Dead Parrot Sketch," which they will use to make a cartoon short honoring the comedy troupe's 30th anniversary. The spoof, to be titled "The Dead Friend Sketch," will be part of a special called It's The Monty Python Story, which will also include classic Python routines, interviews and newly written skits performed by the troupe's remaining members.

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Fox has ordered the pilot episode of film director Renny Harlin's science fiction television series T.r.a.x., a cross between COPS and The Blair Witch Project. The series is based on a computer game of the same name, with "T.r.a.x." standing for "trace, research, analyze, exterminate."

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Oscar-nominated Cate Blanchett will star as Galadriel, elf queen of Lorien, in New Line's Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

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UPN has ordered full season runs of two of its new series, The Parkers and Grown Ups.

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Seth Green, who plays Oz on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, is taking a break from the show to work on the John Malkovich film, Knockaround Guys. Green completed the first six episodes of the season before heading off to make the film, and plans to return to the series once he is finished.

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Bruce Campbell will star in the upcoming Studio USA/Renaissance Pictures series, Jack of All Trades. The series will begin shooting in New Zealand in December and is scheduled to debut in syndication in January 2000.

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Bryan E. Smith, the driver who hit writer Stephen King with his car, could serve 10 years in prison after a Maine jury indicted him of aggravated assault and driving to endanger.

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Terence Stamp, Tom Sizemore, and Simon Baker will star with Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, and Carrie-Anne Moss in the science fiction film Mars.

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HBO has renewed its original series Arli$$, Oz, and Sex And The City for next season. All three will begin their new season in June 2000, with 13 episodes of Arli$$, 8 episodes of Oz, and 16 episodes of Sex And The City.

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Director Wes Craven has announced that Scream 3 will be released in February, 2000.

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NBC has picked up both Third Watch and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for a full season.

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Sci-Fi will has acquired the rights to and will begin broadcasting repeats of Brimstone in December and Prey late next year. In addition, they have acquired the rights to air the first 20 episodes of LEXX beginning in January.

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Joey Lawrence will play a film student in Urban Legend 2 from Phoenix Pictures.

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Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles has had only has nine installments of the show produced so far and it will take some time before more episodes are added to the mix. The animation studio Foundation Imaging has five teams working on the show and hopes to be able to produce one episode per week. The other animation studio involved with the project, Flat Earth Productions, quit the series after turning in only two of its 15 contracted episodes. Nevertheless, Sony says it will still be able to deliver all 40 episodes of the series by January 2000.

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Ethan Hawke will star as Faramir, the younger brother of Boromir, in the upcoming Lord Of The Rings movie trilogy.

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Marina Sirtis and Dwight Schultz from Star Trek: The Next Generation will guest star in an upcoming episode of Star Trek: Voyager titled "Pathfinder." Sirtis will reprise her role as Counselor Deanna Troi and Schultz will reprise his role as Lieutenant Reginald Barclay in the episode, tentatively scheduled to air on Wednesday, December 1.

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The cancelled series Millennium will wrap up all its loose ends in an upcoming episode The X-Files. The episode will feature an appearance by Lance Hendriksen as Frank Black, the main character in Millennium.

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Seinfeld co-star Michael Richards will team up with former Seinfeld crew members to create a sitcom set for the NBC's midseason schedule. The show will not be a spinoff of Seinfeld, nor will Richards be playing the character of Kramer.

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Tim Allen will be the host for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 70th anniversary salute to USC's School of Cinema-Television on September. 30. Among the alumni who will be participating are George Lucas, Brian Grazer, David Wolper, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.

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Gerard Depardieu is in talks with Disney to star opposite Glenn Close in 102 Dalmatians, the sequel to their 1996 film, 101 Dalmatians.

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Fox Kids' The Avengers animated series will not be completed in time to make its originally scheduled premiere date of Saturday, September 25. No new premiere date has not been set yet, but it still supposed to premiere in the fall. Digimon: Digital Monsters will continue to air in The Avengers time slot until the show is ready.

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Taco Bell will develop five Big Guy and Rusty The Boy Robot toys from the Fox Kids animated television series. Show information, episode list, cast, and airdates.

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Susan Sarandon, John Lithgow and Debbie Reynolds are set to do voices for Rugrats In Paris - The Movie, the second animated Rugrats film.

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Janet Jackson has signed to star opposite Eddie Murphy in Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures' The Nutty Professor 2: Klumps, the sequel to the Eddie Murphy version of The Nutty Professor.

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Showtime has canceled Total Recall 2070, the television series based loosely upon the Arnold Schwarzenegger Total Recall movie.

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UPN has ordered 13 episodes for the 2000-2001 season of Doomsday, an animated comedy starring and executive produced by Howard Stern.

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Destination Films has announced they will be bringing Hogan's Heroes to the big screen.

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Showtime is adding two new series to its schedule next year, as well as renewing the series Stargate SG-1 and The Outer Limits. They also plan to produce 15 new movie and miniseries projects.

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Wizards Of The Coast will air its 1999 Magic: The Gathering World Championship on ESPN2 October 23 and 24 at 1 am EST each evening.

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Universal has plans to produce a Josie & The Pussycats live action movie based upon the animated series.

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Hasbro and Wizards Of The Coast announced today that Hasbro will acquire Wizards Of The Coast, makers of the hughly popular Magic The Gathering and Pokemon card games, for approximately $325 million. The senior management team will continue to run Wizards Of The Coast, which will remain in its current headquarters just outside of Seattle, Washington.

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New Line Home Video will release VHS and DVD versions of Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me on November 16, 1999. The video has a suggested retail price of $22.98, while the DVD has a suggested retail price of $24.98. The DVD will include almost 20 minutes of deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes feature, videos from Madonna, Lenny Kravitz and Mel B, a feature length commentary from Mike Myers, the Comedy Central special The Dr. Evil Story, and interactive menus starring Mike Myers as Austin Powers.

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Sony is making an animated prequel to The Wizard Of Oz, to be called The Lion Of Oz And The Badge Of Courage, based upon a book by Oz author L. Frank Baum's grandson. Jason Priestly is set to do the voice for the Lion and Lynn Redgrave will do the voice for the Wicked Witch of the East, with Tim Curry, Dom DeLuise, cat Goldthwait, Kathy Griffin and Jane Horrocks providing additional voices. The film is scheduled to air on the Disney Channel in Fall 2000.

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Tribune Entertainment Co. is set to begin production of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, a new science fiction series starring Kevin Sorbo.

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Alliance Atlantis Entertainment will begin production on a Dragonriders Of Pern television series, based upon the Anne McCaffrey novel series, in early 2000 for a possible fall 2001 premiere.

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Sony Corp. may have to push back the launch of its PlayStation II game console from December 1999 to March 2000. Sony and its semiconductor partner Toshiba are falling behind in producing the quantity needed of the super-fast chips for the new video game system, which is supposed to have 200 times the graphics power of the current PlayStation and 20 times the power of Sega's Dreamcast.

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Rigel Entertainment and Fireworks Entertainment have joined together to make a four-part mini-series called Robocop: Prime Directives. The series will take place 10 years after the original Robocop film, with Page Fletcher in the starring role. The four installments of Robocop: Prime Directives are called "Dark Justice", "Meltdown", "Resurrection", and "Crash and Burn." The mini-series is currently shooting in Canada and will air in 2000.

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Vincent Ventresca will star in Sci-Fi's upcoming Invisible Man series. The series is scheduled to air in the first quarter of 2000 as part of the Sci-Fi Friday night "Sci-Fi Prime" lineup.

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Comedy Central will air six new episodes of South Park from October 27 tthrough December 1. The October 27 episode will be a Halloween one.

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Steven Spielberg is set to take over direction of the final unfinished film project of Stanley Kubrick, with the working title of Artificial Intelligence.

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Ben Affleck will be doing a special guest voice for ABC's animated series, Clerks, which begins airing in March 2000.

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As part of the new Adventures Of Indiana Jones packaging of the Indiana Jones theatrical films and Young Indiana Jones television series and movies, LucasFilm and Paramount Home Video have designed video sleeves assigning a chapter number to each segment in the adventure for their October 26 release. The chapters reflect the rearranging of the programs and movies in their correct historical, chronological order, rather than order of release. The television programs, which were created after Theatrical films, are now subtitled Chapters 1-22, with Raiders Of The Lost Ark now called Indiana Jones And The Raiders Of The Lost Ark and is subtitled Chapter 24. Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom is now subtitled Chapter 23 and Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade is now subtitled Chapter 25..

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The Blair Witch Project is going on sale in video stores on October 22, 1999, just in time for Halloween. Artisan Entertainment said Wednesday it would release the horror picture on VHS and DVD, and is also considering re-releasing the picture in theaters around Halloween. Both formats will contain previously unreleased footage, while the DVD edition will feature Sci-Fi's pseudo-documentary The Curse Of The Blair Witch and audio commentaries from the actors. A separate double VHS pack will include the Sci-Fi show. Owners of the DVD will also be able to use it in their computer's DVD player to access excerpts from the Blair Witch comic book and dossier, as well as gain admittance to chat rooms, view a map of the Black Hills forest near Burkittsville, Md., and visit the Artisan and The Blair Witch Project Web sites.

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In more The Blair Witch Project news, it seems the people who discovered the lost film footage have been found more. Starting Wednesday, Internet users can view "newly discovered" footage belonging to the makers of The Blair Witch Project at amazon.com for free. This new footage was not used in the film or in the upcoming video.

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Sci-Fi plans to air a six-hour Dune mini-series being developed by ABC Pictures in 2001.

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Seth Green will do the voice for the lead character in Nickelodeon's new live-action primetime comedy, 100 Deeds For Eddie McDowd, which premieres on October 16. Green also stars on the WB's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, voices the character of Chris Griffin on Fox's animated Family Guy, and played Scott Evil in the Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me films.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in Beacon Communications' remake of Seven Men From Now.

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TNT has joined up with Nicholas Pileggi, writer of GoodFellas and Casino, to write and produce a one-hour drama series.

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The surviving members of the Monty Python comedy team plan to reunite to celebrate their 30th anniversary. John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and Terry Jones have written and will perform sketches for a Monty Python night to be broadcast in October on the BBC.

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Liv Tyler will play the Queen of the Fairies in The Lord Of The Rings movie trilogy, based upon J.R.R. Tolkien's classic books. The film will be directed by Peter Jackson production begins this fall.

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B-movie director Roger Corman will produce and star in a 35-part "serial monster movie" for AMC. The serial parts will be shown between classic monster movies and specials featured in AMC's three-day Halloween weekend marathon.

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J. Michael Straczynski is reportedly developing a new television series with a "well-known science fiction producer." The only thing he will disclose at this early date is that the new series will not be based in the Babylon 5 world.

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The Sci-Fi series Farscape is adding a new character to the show during its four-episode season finale. The addition will be an alien nemesis described as "an evil Mr. Spock." Also the living starship Moya will give birth to an unusual child.

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Station X Studios, Silver Pictures, Sweetpea Entertainment, and Grand Designs have all partnered to make the live-action Dungeons And Dragons: The Movie.

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Sony Pictures has acquired the script to the science-fiction comedy adventure film, Danny's Toy, written by David Lesser from a story by Lesser and Richard Levy.

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Christopher Lee is considering the role of Saruman in the New Lineversion of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy The Lord Of The Rings. Shooting is set to begin in October.

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Writer James Gunn will write the script for Warner Bros. live-action Scooby-Doo film.

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Showtime's series, The Hunger, will begin its second season on Saturday, September 10th, at 9pm. David Bowie will become the new host of the series.

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Famke Janssen has joined the cast of the X-Men film in the role of Jean Grey.

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Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and The X-Men, is bringing superheroes to the Internet in a big way. Lee's new company, Stan Lee Media, has plans for an assault on the Internet and the comics industry. The company site, Stan Lee Net, will feature a made-for-Internet comic and personal Web pages devoted to superheroes and their evil counterparts. Lee is overseeing the creation of a new Internet-only comic, called The Seventh Portal with bi-weekly for updates.

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Wizards Of The Coast plans to release the third edition of Dungeons & Dragons in August 2000. This edition will be the first update to the 25-year-old role-playing game since the second edition was released in 1989. They also plan to release the third edition Player's Handbook in August 2000, the third edition Dungeon Master Guide in September 2000, and the third edition Monster Manual in October 2000.

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Frank Miller has said he would be interested in doing a movie adaptation of his classic graphic novel The Dark Knight Returns.

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Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin, Ming-Na, Ving Rhames, Donald Sutherland and James Woods are providing voices for Columbia Pictures' Final Fantasy - The Movie. The animated movie is scheduled for a 2001 release date.

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Rena Mero, otherwise known as the female wrestler Sable, is considering whether to star as the title character in an upcoming Red Sonja television series. Show information, episode list, cast, and airdates.

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Fox Kids has announced it will premiere the new Avengers animated television series on September 25 and the new Spider-Man Unlimited animated television series on October. 2.

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Activision will release the first Star Trek title for the Sony PlayStation in summer 2000. The game will be based on the Star Trek: The Next Generation series.

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A television series based upon The Dragonriders Of Pern novel is in development from Alliance Atlantis Communications and Zyntopo Teo. The show will mix both live action sequences with CGI and is set to begin shooting in February 2000.

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The Pokémon comic book series is the best-selling comic in America. This is the first time any Manga comic has been the number one seller.

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Paul Anderson will direct a new Dr. Who film. The BBC confirmed it is working on a Dr. Who film and will make cast and crew announcements later this month.

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Alec Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, Steve Buscemi and James Woods are doing voices for the Columbia Pictures animated science fiction film Final Fantasy -- The Movie. The film is schedules to be released in 2001.

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Universal Pictures have signed Stephen Sommers to return as the writer and director of the sequel to The Mummy. The film is expected to be released in 2001.

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Marvel comic book writer Scott Lobdell has signed a multifilm deal for film, television and comic book development with Dimension Films. One of the projects he will start with is a script for and a film adaptation of Hellhole, the Image comic book created by Lobdell and Adam Pollina.

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Ain't It Cool News reports that Disney is working on a Tron animated television series. Show information, episode list, cast, and airdates. The show is tentatively titled Warriors Of Tron.

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The seventh season will be the last one for X-Files star David Duchovny and executive producer Chris Carter.

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Director Jan De Bont is in talks to direct The Adaptive Ultimate, a science fiction film based upon Stanley G. Weinbaum's short story.

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Sliders will has not been renewed for a sixth season by Sci-Fi.

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Dr. Who star Tom Baker has signed on to play the part of Hallvarth in the Dungeons & Dragons live-action movie.

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Rumors are cirulating throughout the Internet that Disney and Pixar may be remaking Tron, the classic 80s Disney movie. Steve Jobs is rumored to be one of the people backing the project. According the ZDNet News, Pixar is trying to decide whether to do a remake of the original or make a sequel to it.

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Ray Park, Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I -The Phantom Menace, has signed to play Toad in X-Men, joining Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Dougray Scott, Anna Paquin and Halle Berry on the project. Bruce Davison has also signed on to the film to play Senator Kelly. The film is set to start shooting in the fall, with Bryan Singer directing.

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Jim Henson Productions' series Farscape has been renewed for a 22-episode second season by Sci-Fi. The series is the highest-rated series on Syfy. The second season will begin in March.

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Sir Ian McKellen will play Gandalf in New Line Cinema's trilogy The Lord Of The Rings, with Ian Holm in talks for the role of Bilbo. The first film in the J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, Part One: The Fellowship Of The Rings, will be directed by Peter Jackson with shooting set to begin in October.

 
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