There’s never a bad time for time-travel, especially the mother of all time-travel stories. H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine is receiving another adaptation courtesy of the European network Sky. Sky is currently developing a The Time Machine TV series with plans to air it on the Sky Atlantic channel, and potentially exporting it to premium cable channels like HBO and Showtime.
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Back in 2002, Guy Pearce starred in an adaptation of H.G. Wells‘ classic, revered sci-fi novel The Time Machine. But before that, 1960 brought an adaptation of the book to the big screen from George Pal, who also directed the original big screen adaptation of War of the Worlds. Now Nautilus Art Prints is releasing a new print from French artist Julien Loïs paying tribute to the film, and it’s magnificent. Find out how you can get your hands on The Time Machine print after the jump! Read More »
This weekend at D23 Expo, director Brad Bird and writer Damon Lindelof finally gave the world a glimpse into the mystery box of their new film Tomorrowland. On stage, they literally unboxed the mystery, a 1952 box found inside the basement of the old animation building at Walt Disney Studio. The box and the contents serve as the inspiration for the new film. We wrote about the presentation here, but thats not the end of it. As the presentation came to a close, Bird and Lindelof announced that we’d all be able to get an up close look at the contents of the box at a newly constructed/unveiled booth on the show floor.
We spent two hours waiting to tour the booth with plans to give you guys a virtual look with a photo gallery — but Disney security was out in full force and not allowing ANYONE to take ANY photos. So after the jump, we do have something, information we learned about the contents of the box from the booth, including select transcripts of the audio tour from the booth. We have also included some images from the presentation released by Disney ad closeups of the box’s contents from Bird and Lindelof’s earlier tweeted photos.
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Movies aren’t the only properties getting the limited edition poster treatment at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Literature is getting its due as well. Mondo is releasing a special three print “mini-series” of George R.R. Martin‘s Game of Thrones, though the focus is really on the HBO show. Then, talented artist Kevin Tong will be releasing stunning new prints based on the H.G. Wells works The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine. Check them all out and find out how and where to get them after the jump. Read More »
Iam8bit is holding a Time Travel-themed art show called “So You Created a Wormhole” on Friday, April 13th the iam8bit gallery in Echo Park in Los Angeles, California (you can find out more info and rsvp on Facebook). They have over 40 fine art and screenprint artists contributing, with pieces ranging from Back to the Future to The Time Machine to other amazing collages of time and space (like dinosaurs vs. old-timey dudes). Iam8bit has supplied us with an exclusive preview of artwork from the show. Hit the jump to check it out.
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What if the popular time travelers of cinema and television history existed on the same timeline? David McCandless created this crazy visualization as part of his upcoming book The Visual Miscellaneum ($18 preorder on Amazon). The chart tracks all the action between 800 AD and 4000 AD, and the tracking is color-coded by method of time travel: Alien Technology, Force of Nature, Time Machine, Deep Freeze, or Unknown. McCandless also imagines what possible paradoxes might occur when multiple time travelers converge on the same date. Check out the full chart after the jump.
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