The Marvel franchise critics once called too-minor and too-goofy to succeed has upped the ante yet again. Guardians of the Galaxy has surpassed The Lego Movie and Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing movie of the year at the domestic box office. Read more...
Dementors feed on the happiness of others. So what happens when they find a creature with limitless happiness? [BrotherhoodWorkshop]
Because college students love their phones, check out today's mid-day links: lego David Foster Wallace, Thomas Pynchon's role model, Manhattan condo prices, almond hatred, John Hodgman mail, and cat gets massage. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]
GeorgeLucasisalwaysgoingtobeStarWars‘GeorgeLucas.Thesameruledoesn’tapplytoPhilLordandChrisMiller,whocouldbeCloudywithaChanceofMeatballs‘PhilLordandChrisMiller,or21JumpStreet‘sPhilLordandChrisMiller,or22JumpStreet‘sPhilLordandChrisMiShow More Summary
by Dish Staff An 11-year-old DFW superfan recreated Infinite Jest with Legos: [English professor Kevin] Griffith and his son [Sebastian] had the idea to “translate” Infinite Jest into Lego after reading Brendan Powell Smith’s The Brick Bible, which takes on the New Testament. “Wallace’s novel is probably the only contemporary text to offer a similar […]
Just… what? We’ve seen some mighty impressive LEGO creations over the years, but this diorama of the hotel set from the BBC’s Fawlty Towers is the first I’ve seen where if you squint enough, it almost looks real. Well, except for the potted plant on the couch. More »
Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The LEGO Movie, 22 Jump Street) will executive produce a rebooted ‘Greatest American Hero’ series for Fox.
The TV Gods work in mysterious ways: Deadline is reporting that cult classic The Greatest American Hero has been resuscitated as a one-hour series for Fox that will be "shepherded" by Clone High creators and Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
The Fellows Behind Big-Screen JUMP STREET (And THE LEGO MOVIE And CLONE HIGH) Plan To Reboot Another Steven J. Cannell Series: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! The Fox pilot is being scripted...Show More Summary
The classic superhero dramedy The Greatest American Hero may be coming back to television, and we're thrilled to see who is on board. The Lego Movie directors and Clone High creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller are shepherding the reboot. Read more...
'21 Jump Street' directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will produce 'Greatest American Hero', an hourlong action comedy. [...]
A "The Greatest American Hero" series executive produced by "The LEGO Movie" directors Phil Lord & Chris Miller is headed to television.
I always imagined this would get a movie instead, but no. Chris Miller and Phil Lord are producing a pilot for TV. This time around, the teacher works in an inner-city school and is named Isaac...
Of course! Chocolate LEGO-style bricks. By designer and illustrator Akihiro Mizuuchi of Shizuoka, Japan. Read the rest
"The Greatest American Hero" is headed back to television with a pilot in the works from the 21 Jump Street and The LEGO Movie team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller! Deadline has the news, reporting that the show is being developed for FOX as an hourlong series.
Toys left by the killer's 5-year-old son and DNA evidence have helped solve a 23-year-old murder mystery in suburban Utah.
EXCLUSIVE: A Steven J. Cannell cult classic is getting a reboot at Fox. The network has given a put pilot commitment to The Greatest American Hero, a new take on the 1981 sci-fi dramedy, which is being shepherded by The Lego Movie writers-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller and 20th Century Fox TV. Show More Summary
Detectives in Salt Lake City, Utah say the colorful toy bricks, collected as evidence from the home where Lucille Johnson was murdered in 1991, helped lead them to her alleged murderer
Kevin Griffith, an English professor in Ohio has teamed up with his 11 year old son to create a Lego adaptation of David Foster Wallace’s novel Infinite Jest. “Brick Jest” recreates 100 scenes from the tome. The two have documented the...Show More Summary
Infinite Jest may have “really taken on a foothold as the ‘novel of ideas’ of the late 20th and early 21st centuries” but now it’s also a “novel of legos,” courtesy of Kevin Griffith and his 11 year old son, Sebastian.