Ghostbusters timeline

With Ghostbusters 3 filming in 2015, it’s time to look back at the long, strange journey that this franchise has taken over the years!

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1984: Ghostbusters

The quirky “supernatural comedy” of a trio (later a quartet) of scientists who go into the blue-collar field of ghost extermination was a smash hit at the box office and quickly became one of the most popular films of the 80s.  It made $291 million worldwide, got two Oscar nominations, and its theme song spawned a number one hit on Billboard’s Top 40 for three weeks in a row.

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Louise does Cloud Atlas

cloud-atlas“From womb to tomb, our lives are not our own.”

The Scoop: 15 2013, directed by Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski and starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving.

Tagline: Everything is Connected.

Summary Capsule: Fifteen actors, six stories, three directors, one film. Continue reading

heroesHeroes was a weird phenomenon.  It had an absolutely captivating first season that looked to bring superheroes to TV in such a cool way — and then it squandered all of its popularity with a horrible second season.  I couldn’t even make it through the third and have never seen the fourth.

However, it looks as though NBC wants to give this canceled series a second chance:

The network announced on Saturday that Heroes will return in 2015.

Heroes Reborn will bow as a 13-episode standalone miniseries and will be executive produced by show creator Tim Kring.

Back again? The network stayed mum on whether or not any of the original cast members would appear in the reboot.

peacekeeper-wars-farscape-2311786-1062-1600It’s been 10 years since the very awesome Farscape went off the air, but it could be coming back — as a TV movie.

TOR.com has the scoop:

It turns out that [Justin] Monjo has also written a screenplay for what would likely be a Farscape television movie.

Set to follow the awesome comics written by our favorite Keith R.A. DeCandido, the film would follow John and Aeryn’s son, D’Argo (or Little D, as we will always refer to him).  Because their baby was exhibiting a set of interesting powers that made him a magnet for galactic villains, we find that John and Aeryn hide their son on Earth to grow up. Now the kid is 19 and ready to go into space with his parents.