Horror Headlines: Tuesday March 10th, 2009
Mila Jovovich to star in "Year Zero", which is about a "a young woman attempting to clear her father's name in a string of gruesome murders at an Alaskan oil refinery.
The "My Bloody Valentine 3D" DVD will come in both 2D and 3D versions. The 3D version will also contain 4 pairs of "red/blue" 3D glasses, since "RealD" is not a medium available for home theaters yet. How will the red/blue results translate to DVD? You'll find out May 19th when this disc lands.
Rebecca Romijn (formerly Romijn-Stamos) has been tapped as the third lead in ABC's "Eastwick", their television adaptation of "The Witches of Eastwick". She'll play "Roxie", a "bohemian and sharp-tongued single mother. Sounds sassy!
Nicholas Cage isn't ready to sign on to "Ghost Rider 2" yet because as he puts it, the script needs "some tweaking". No word on if his input is what made the last film so "awesome", so I really have no idea how to interpret this.
Full Moon president Charles Band wants to remake his "classic" film "Puppetmaster", and do it in 3D. I really have no words for this story.
Of course Lesbian vampires have super long tongues. Kind of makes sense, no?
A muslim police officer in the UK is suing after his co-workers repeatedly referred to him as a "fucking Paki" because of his beard. Based on the picture at the link, I would have guessed "character from the board game Guess Who", but that's just me (go ahead and click it, you know you can't resist)
A monkey in a zoo has proved that his species is capable of complex planning, because of his hoarding of rocks in order to throw at passers by later. He was rewarded by castration. Maybe it's just me, but that doesn't seem like a good reward.
Apparently a pair of parents in Chicago named their child Marijuana Pepsi Jackson in 1973. These days she goes by "Marijuana Sawyer", since clearly "Pepsi" was the most eye-opening part of that name.
1974: Second Lt. Hiroo Onoda of the Imperial Japanese Army surrenders to Philippine authorities. He believed World War II was still underway and continued a 30 year guerrilla battle with other islanders. His final capitulation came when his senior officer, Maj. Taniguchi, ordered his surrender. Upon return to the Japanese homeland, Onoda was treated as a hero, but had difficulty coping with his "postwar" life.