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News for Dec. 15, 2006

Sideshow Updates

12/15/06, 11:48 am EST - Xoanon

Be sure to check out our weekly Sideshow Collectibles update! Each week we provide an update on your favorite Sideshow goodies, from busts to premium figures and more! Take a look! [More]

News for Dec. 14, 2006

TV Watch: Naomi Watts on 'Regis' & 'Leno'

12/14/06, 12:00 pm EST - Xoanon

Naomi Watts is busy promoting her latest film 'The Painted Veil' with Edward Norton and Liev Schreiber. If you missed her on 'Live! with Regis and Kelly' you can catch her tonight on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' on NBC. Both clips should be online here tomorrow, you can catch 'The Tonight Show' on NBC at 11:35PM.

News for Dec. 13, 2006

EXCLUSIVE Production Stills from 'The Waterhorse'!!

12/13/06, 10:51 am EST - Xoanon

This image has been removed at the request of Sony

Our moles deep inside the production of 'The Waterhorse' have sent along these three early production stills from the film. This is the outside worlds first look at the movie! 'The Waterhorse' stars Geraldine Brophy, Ben Chaplin & Emily Watson and is directed by Jay Russell (Ladder 49, Tuck Everlasting, My Dog Skip) and produced by LOTR/The Matrix megaproducer Barrie Osborne. The film revolves around a Scottish family who discover a mysterious creature and decide to raise and protect it from the rest of the world. It was filmed in New Zealand and Scotland and it promises to be a great fantasy adventure! Take a look at the photos! [More]

News for Dec. 12, 2006

Daniel Falconer Forum Chat on wetanz.com

12/12/06, 9:13 pm EST - Xoanon

Rachel from Weta Workshop writes: I thought members of your website and extended KIKN community may be interested to know that Daniel Falconer, a member of the King Kong design team will be appearing on our Forums next Monday. This is an open forum and a fantastic opportunity for KK fans to quiz Daniel on his work on the project as well as some of his own work. [More]

Cooper Kong For Christmas

12/12/06, 5:07 pm EST - Xoanon

Cooper Estate Statue

Author Joe Devito writes: There is still time to have a Cooper KONG Christmas! There are very few of these unique, Cooper family authorized, limited edition statues left. The hand painted, cold-cast porcelain statue with base is almost 15" tall and comes in a beautifully printed box. Free shipping within the continental United States. If ordered within the next few days, they should easily arrive in time. Happy Holidays to all! [More]

News for Dec. 11, 2006

NZ Work on Narnia Not Halted

12/11/06, 1:56 pm EST - Xoanon

In regards to an earlier story that ran about the Narnia production pulling up roots and moving to the UK, the mysterious N writes: 'I have spoken to a friend of mine working on pre-production for Prince Caspian, and she has dismissed this story as 'untrue' (to put it politely). Work is carrying on as normal.' In fact stuff.co.nz, the news gathering service for New Zealand, has now posted a story about it. Take a look. [More]

DVD Tuesday: Prada, Ricky Bobby & More!

12/11/06, 10:16 am EST - Xoanon

A ton of interesting new films are out on DVD this week. Take an early look on our 'DVD Tuesday' feature...every Monday! Check out some TV goodies like the 'Andy Griffith Show - S8', 'Full House - S5' & 'Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - S1'. Some great animation out today as well, 'The Fox and the Hound 2' & 'Barnyard - The Original Party Animals'. The big releases of the week are 'Devil Wears Prada' & 'Talladega Nights: The Bellad of Ricky Bobby'. Personally I'm interested in 'Kung Fu Hustle' & 'The Doors - 15 Year Anniversary Edition'! Check out the whole list here! [More]

News for Dec. 10, 2006

Narnia sequel gets the chop

12/10/06, 7:27 pm EST - Xoanon

Disney has axed plans to make The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe sequel in New Zealand, wasting pre-production work and potentially leaving about 200 crew jobless. And New Zealanders have been warned they must lift their game if they want to keep their edge in the film industry. The Andrew Adamson-directed Prince Caspian was set to be based in New Zealand. But Walt Disney International president Andy Bird has announced that the film, which it is making with Walden Media, will be shot entirely at Britain's Pinewood Studios, including all the post-production work, The Times reported. [More]

News for Dec. 09, 2006

TV Watch: Black on 'Leno' Clip

12/09/06, 11:08 pm EST - Xoanon

Jack Black was on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' earlier this week to promote his latest film 'The Holiday'. They spoke a bit about his earlier career, showing him in an ancient TV commercial for a video game. Take a look! (53MB MOV)[More]

TV Watch: Taylor on 'Holmes'

12/09/06, 4:52 pm EST - Xoanon

linuxelf let us know about this one: Richard Taylor to appear on 'Holmes', on Saturday the 16th Dec at 07:30 PM, on the Prime channel. From the website; 'Holmes talks to five New Zealanders who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses, from Doug Bartlett, who invented the TV cart, to the House of Travel's Chris Paulsen and Weta's Richard Taylor.' [More]

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