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The Weekly Ketchup: Film Industry In The Red; New Spock Photos; Michael Bay To Fake Out Fanboys

Also, upcoming Pixar projects, and new Dragon Ball leads.

by | November 16, 2007

In this week’s Ketchup, cinema appears to not be a profitable business, we get a first look at the new Spock, and Michael Bay prepares to fake out the Transformers fanboys. Also, Toy Story 3 and other Pixar projects are confirmed, and Dragon Ball has its leads.

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This Just In: Movies Don’t Make Money

In marked contrast to the music business, which has spent the last seven years dealing with declining profits and assorted bad news, the 21st century has seen the film industry repeatedly setting new records for ticket receipts. The movie biz is healthy, right?

First Pictures of Zachary Quinto as Young Spock!
Say, none of you Star Trek fans would be interested in getting an early look at Zachary Quinto as Spock, would you?

Bay Prepares to Fake Out Transformers Fanboys

Michael Bay went through the wringer with the fanboys on Transformers. He addressed every concern — early designs, scripts, remaining faithful to the source material — and delivered a movie that won over most audiences, grossing nearly $320 million in America alone. But with Transformers 2 in development, Bay isn’t taking any more lip service.

Lasseter Confirms Toy Story 3 and Upcoming Pixar Projects

John Lasseter usually doesn’t reveal anything about upcoming Pixar projects. Even though Toy Story 3 has been a known project ever since Disney threatened to make it without Pixar, Lasseter always dodges it. Finally, Lasseter has once-and-for-all confirmed it and discussed turning over the original Pixar property to a new(ish) director.

Live-Action Dragon Ball Finds Its Leads
Brace yourselves, Dragon Ball fans. Twentieth Century Fox’s live-action adaptation of your beloved manga has cast its leads, and some of you are about to start screaming bloody murder.


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