Geek News for Wednesday, November 11, 2009

November 11, 2009

Shazam’s not dark, Smallville movie, a possible Black Cat, and more in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

CineFOOLS interviewed Bill Birch,the current co-writer of Shazam! with Geoff Johns, about the progress of the film and Birch revealed while they are indeed aiming for a PG-13 rating, it will not though receive the rating from being too dark.

Oren Peli’s, writer/director of Paranormal Activity, script for his next film, Area 51, has been reviewed by Latino Review.

HeyUGuys have suposedly confirmed that the Black Cat will be part of Spider-Man 4.  This has yet to be confirmed by Sony, Marvel, Sam Raimi, or any other party involved in the film.

Blockbuster will soon allow you to rent movies on SD card in order to better compete with online streaming services. (via Slashfilm)

TELEVISION NEWS

The Justice Society episodes episodes of Smallville, Society and Legends, are now set to air as a two hour long movie on January 29. (via Entertainment Weekly)

Robert Patrick, T-1000 in T2 and Agent Dogget on the X-Files, will be apearing in the upcoming third season of Chuck as Colonel Keller, a character with ties to Casey’s past. (via Entertainment Weekly)

In some somber news, Dollhouse has been canceled. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

Justin Halpern, who run the Twitter account @ShitMyDadSays, has been hired by CBS to adapt the Twitter account, that Halpern uses to repost shit his dad says, into a sitcom. David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, creators of Will & Grace, are set to produce. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

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