• The strange looking vehicle from Batman Begins is really eight cars. Four of them are truly fast. CNN.com takes a look at what went into the design of the new Batmobile.
  • Zak Penn, co-writer of X-Men 3, has made a deal with 20th Century Fox for a two year first-look deal to write, produce, and direct.
  • DeadPool's Blog reports that Lost star Maggie Grace is out as Kitty Pryde in X-Men 3. The production team has just issued a casting notice for the role.
  • Ron Perlman talksHellboy sequel: "A couple of our boys ventured down to the London Film and Comic Con in London at the weekend, and they attended one of the talks where Ron Perlman talked about Hellboy 2. He pretty much confirmed that the movie will enter pre-production Christmas time this year, and would shoot early 2006 for a late 2006/ early 2007 release."
  • George Lucas talks to the Mercury News about his future: "I'm going to produce the new Indiana Jones film, I'm going to produce a film called Red Tails about African-American fighter pilots. I'm also helping get an animated TV series about Star Wars called Clone Wars off the ground. I'm going to spend a year to 18 months getting all these things going, and then I'm going to start writing my own more adventurous, experimental films, which probably will not be as popular as the kind of work I've done in the past. But I like it."
  • The Darkside M&M's are leaving, but don't worry, they'll be back for the DVD release. A rep from the candy company advised fans to check non-grocery stores, as they may still have supplies.
  • DVFormat has a great article entitled "Jedi HD Tricks", in which Star Wars' John Knoll talks about using the next generation High Definition equipment. If you're a filmmaker or tech geek, check it out.
  • Learn how physics and a Stanford professor played a key role in Episode III.
  • Billy Graham used a parable about bad decision-making from the plot of Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith, at a Final Revival.
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