Dragon con cosplayers fight for online anonymity and privacy

Dragon Con Cosplayers Fight for Online Anonymity and Privacy

During this year’s annual Dragon Con pop culture convention in Atlanta, Georgia, cosplayers are teaming up with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), sci-fi blog io9, and a coalition of fan communities to launch “Project Secret Identity,” a cosplay photo campaign to raise awareness about the importance of anonymity and privacy. For those who don’t know,…

‘dreamfall: chapters’ fan-music competition cancelled after massive backlash

‘Dreamfall: Chapters’ Fan-Music Competition Cancelled after Massive Backlash

Upcoming episodic adventure game Dreamfall: Chapters recently announced a music competition in which the fans were invited to create and submit original music for a chance to be included as background music in the game. However, due to a massive backlash from professional musicians, the competition was cancelled in less than 24 hours. For those…

Joseph gordon-levitt to make film adaptation of neil gaiman’s ‘sandman’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Make Film Adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, already a successful actor, has been plunging into the world of filmmaking with his directorial debut Don Jon and the work he has done on his “open collaborative production company” HitRECord. Now, he has his sights set high on a film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comic series The Sandman. Gaiman’s DC/Vertigo comic series…

Marvel’s ‘agents of s. H. I. E. L. D. ’ casts adrianne palicki as mockingbird

Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Casts Adrianne Palicki as Mockingbird

Season two of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be bringing in another character from the comics. Adrianne Palicki has been cast as superspy Bobbi Morse, better known as Mockingbird, and will be appearing in at least one episode of the upcoming season. New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Casting Adrianne Palicki occupied a brief stint as a…

J. K. Rowling’s new ‘harry potter’ story: celestina warbeck, the singing sorceress

J.K. Rowling’s New ‘Harry Potter’ Story: Celestina Warbeck, the Singing Sorceress

Harry Potter fans had reason to rejoice last month over the publication of a new short story written by J.K. Rowling that took place in the Harry Potter universe, giving readers a glimpse of the protagonist’s adult life. Now, she has once again published a new story on Pottermore.com that takes place in the Harry…

J. J. Abrams’ latest tweet reveals new ‘star wars: episode vii’ clue

J.J. Abrams’ Latest Tweet Reveals New ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Clue

J.J. Abrams took to twitter yesterday to thank fans for participating in the Force for Change fundraiser, finally announcing the lucky fan who scored a minor role in the film as well as revealing a robotic hand prop that has set the internet reeling for answers. J.J. Abrams Takes To Twitter To Reveal New Information…

Felicia day’s geek & sundry acquired by legendary entertainment

Felicia Day’s Geek & Sundry Acquired by Legendary Entertainment

Legendary Entertainment, the media company behind such films as Pacific Rim, Godzilla, and of course Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, recently acquired Felicia Day’s YouTube show Geek & Sundry to be part of its digital division. This move makes sense, as Legendary Entertainment is known for producing movies that are popular within the geek demographic and…

Sequel to ‘alice in wonderland’ confirmed, called ‘through the looking glass’

Sequel to ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Confirmed, Called ‘Through the Looking Glass’

Disney has just announced the start of production on Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass, a sequel to Tim Burton’s 2010 box office hit. While this film will lack the most defining name from the original Alice in Wonderland, Tim Burton himself, the full cast from the first movie are all on board to…

‘frozen’ director, jennifer lee, to adapt ‘a wrinkle in time’

‘Frozen’ Director, Jennifer Lee, to Adapt ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Jennifer Lee, co-writer and director of Frozen, now has her sights set on a new project. She is currently planning to adapt Madeleine L’Engle’s popular children’s book A Wrinkle in Time. While Oscar-winning Frozen may be a high bar to top, Jennifer Lee clearly has her sights set high with A Wrinkle in Time. This…

‘jonathan strange & mr. Norrell’: read before watching, it’s worth it

‘Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell’: Read Before Watching, It’s Worth It

If you haven’t read it yet, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is an incredible fantasy novel by Susanna Clarke that every fan of the genre should read. With a TV series adaptation in the works on BBC America, now is the time to read the novel. Don’t just wait to watch the show – it’s…

Studio ghibli: shutting down or taking a break?

Studio Ghibli: Shutting Down or Taking a Break?

Rumors have been flying around the internet for the last few days about Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation film studio behind such popular movies as Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke. After director Hayao Miyazaki’s recent retirement, the future of the studio seems uncertain, and it is unclear whether we can expect to see more films…

Tom hiddleston’s charming thank-you email to joss whedon

Tom Hiddleston’s Charming Thank-You Email to Joss Whedon

Actor Tom Hiddleston has been stealing our hearts through his portrayal of trickster antihero Loki in the Thor and Avengers movies, and now we have even more irrefutable proof that he may be the most charming actor in the business. A year-old email exchange between Tom Hiddleston and director Joss Whedon has recently surfaced, in…