Jewish Journal

  • Bruckheimer nabs ‘Robot’ rights

    By Adam Wills

    July 31, 2009 | 11:07 am

    In “World War Robot,” a graphic novel by Ashely Wood (“Tank Girl,” “Judge Dredd”), the human race is divided over religion and politics, waging war between Earth and Mars, with giant robots making the battles more intense. During Comic-Con, Jerry Bruckheimer closed a deal... read on

  • Rogan’s ‘Green Hornet’ project endures stings

    By Adam Wills

    July 30, 2009 | 9:14 pm

    George Clooney and Jason Scott Lee were going to do it in the 1990s. Kevin Smith was writing a screenplay for it five years ago, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Jet Li rumored to star. Now Seth Rogan is hoping to star in and get “The Green Hornet” on the big screen ... if he can just get... read on

  • ‘Drawn Together’ movie reunites housemates

    By Adam Wills

    July 30, 2009 | 7:34 pm

    “Drawn Together’—the basic cable series that invited us to “find out what happens when cartoon characters stop being polite … and start making out in hot tubs”—is scheduled to return in 2010 with a direct-to-DVD release, “Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!”

    For three... read on

  • Shatner poetry slams Palin on ‘Tonight Show’

    By Adam Wills

    July 28, 2009 | 2:27 pm

    William “The Shat” Shatner read Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s rambling resignation speech as beat poetry on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” last night, accompanied by a bass and bongo drum. Set phasers on cool…


  • Catching up with Wolowitz

    By Adam Wills

    July 27, 2009 | 6:47 pm

    After last week’s Emmy nod for nerd-tastic “Big Bang Theory”—a sitcom that revolves around two Caltech physics professors who share an apartment, their equally geeky friends and a wannabe actress who lives next door—GeekHeeb caught up with series creator Chuck Lorre (“Two and... read on

  • Raimi set to direct ‘Warcraft’

    By Adam Wills

    July 22, 2009 | 6:36 pm

    Director Sam Raimi will direct a big-screen, live-action adaptation of “World of Warcraft,” the massive online swords-and-sorcery game, according to Variety.

    Legendary Pictures and “WoW” publisher Blizzard Entertainment (whose president and co-founder, Michael Morhaime, has been... read on

  • Jews Get Geek on at Comic-Con

    By Adam Wills

    July 22, 2009 | 3:21 am

    GeekHeeb is in San Diego this week for the sold-out Comic-Con 2009. While there’s no panel on Jews in comics this year (for that you can check out the Skirball’s exhibition “Zap! Pow! Bam! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books, 1938-1950”), there will be no shortage of... read on

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