Saturday, February 21, 2015

Negromancer News Bits and Bites for the Week of February 15th to 21st, 2015 - Update #17


From Variety:  Oliver Stone's film, "Snowden," with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley is due for Christmas.

From TheWrap:  Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO's "Girls," will guest star on ABC's "Scandal," or which she is reportedly a super-fan.

From Variety:  District 9's Neill Blomkamp is working on an Alien movie for 20th Century Fox.

From YahooMovies:  The quiet furor over the blood profits of American Sniper.

From TheHollywoodReporter:  An anonymous Oscar voter shares her hilarious views on her voting process with THR.  For the record, Missy Anonymous, if a 60-year-old white man had directed Selma, he would have been nominated for "Best Director."

From TheHollywoodReporter:  Roman Polanski to attend extradition hearing in Poland.

From BlackAmericaWeb:  Don Lemon "Hates" FOX's "Empire."

From TheVerge:  Alejandro Jodorowsky tries Kickstarter to finance his next film project.

From HitFix:  The winner of the Feb. 13th to 15th, 2015 weekend box office is Fifty Shades of Grey with an estimated take of $81.6 million.


From TheVerge:  First image of Jason Momoa as "Aquaman" for "Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice."

From YahooMovies:  Marvel and Netflix's "Jessica Jones" adds three new cast members.


From TheDailyBeast:  Huge Star Wars spoiler - another reason this movie needs to be released at an earlier date.

From IBT:  Rumors about Han Solo and Princess Leia's children.

From HitFix:  Rumors about a son of Luke Skywalker.


From YahooMovies:  The French actor, Louis Jourdan, died at the age of 93 on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  Many remember him for his role in Gigi, but many others best remember Jourdan as the villain, Kamal Khan (an exiled Afghan prince), in the 1983 James Bond movie, Octopussy.

From Variety:  Gary Owens, the original voice of Hanna-Barbera character, Space Ghost, died Thursday, February 12, 2015.  He was either 78 or 80.  Recently, Owens was the voice of the over-the-air digital network, Antenna TV.  He is a fond remembrance of my childhood.  I send my condolences to his family.


From TheVox:  It's a Black thing... or is it?

From YahooSports:  Bobby Knight should have been run out of "polite" society a long time ago.

From YahooParenting:  A great birthday story.

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