Geek News for Monday, December 7, 2009

December 7, 2009

More Terminator, Vlad the Impaler, Apple goes Lala, No Change in Tumors, and more in today’s geek news.

MOVIE NEWS

McG, director of Terminator Salvation,  said during the live director commentary for the film that he would like to make two more films in the franchise. (via Gizmodo)

Summit, the studio that makes the Twilight films, is making a film based on the man behind the legend of Dracula, Vlad Tepes the Impaler. The film is currently titled “Vlad” and Brad Pitt is set to produce. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

TELEVISION NEWS

Comcast has bought 51% of NBC from GE. (via The New York Times)

The first picture of Dr. Fate and Stargirl has been released. (via Entertainment Weekly)

Dr. Fate and Stargirl

Chuck is returning on January 11 at its normal time of 8 pm, Heroes is being returned to 9 pm. (via Kryptonsite Forums)

COMIC BOOK NEWS

Superman: Earth One

DC Comics has announced two new Original Graphic Novel series, Superman: Earth One and Batman: Earth One. Superman: Earth One will be written by J. Michael Straczynski and drawn by Shane Davis, while Batman: Earth One is written by Geoff Johns and art by Gary Frank. (via iFanboy) Ain’t It Cool News interviewed Geoff Johns and J. Michael Straczynski about the new OGNs.

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

A study by the Danish Cancer Society has showed that there has been no noticeable change in the amount of amount of brain tumors in adults since regular cell phone use had started in the mid-90’s. (via BBC News)

Apple has bought the online streaming service, Lala. (via Ars Technica)

AT&T gave up on suing Verizon over the 3G map. (via CNet News)

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