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1.) The accessibility of SFF is discussed by a huge panel of cool people.
2.) A lot of books are heading to the big screen. One of them for the second time!
3.) The Grand Moff clarifies/confuses the issue of that Doctor Who movie.
Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook! Here are today’s highlights.
- Chris Columbus is helming the film version of Charles Yu’s How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe. (via The Hollywood Reporter)
- Ready for that Dark Knight Rises prologue? Here’s where you can catch it on Dec. 16th. (via Blastr)
- Locus had a fantastic roundtable recently regarding how accessible science fiction and fantasy have (or haven’t) become. Here’s the whole thing, plus selected highlights from Lev Grossman. (Via Locus and Lev Grossman.)
- HarperCollins has just released an enhanced eBook version of The Hobbit. (via TheOneRing.net)
- Want to listen to a bunch of songs about Mars? Okay. Here. (via SF Signal)
- Steampunky blog The Victorianist talks about Victorian piano making. (via The Victorianist)
- Starship Troopers remake is happening with the screenwriters from X-Men: First Class and Thor. (via Vulture)
- Steven Moffat adds fuel to the ongoing Doctor Who movie dust-up. (via Steven Moffat’s Twitter.)
- More Ender’s Game casting. Is this the face of Petra? (via Geek Tyrant)
- Will Michael Caine’s presence in Journey 2 be enough to see it? (You know the answer to that. Look in your heart, then look at this poster and make a decision. (via I Watch Stuff)
- Who will win in the battle of Cowboys vs. Aliens vs. Lawyers? (via The Hollywood Reporter)
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