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The Green Lantern's Outer Space Odyssey Revealed, and David Tennant Visits Sarah Jane

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Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.

The Green Lantern movie gets an extraterrestrial setting and some story clues, and the Tenth Doctor stops by The Sarah Jane Adventures. Also, promos and spoilers from Pandorum, The Hobbit, Supernatural, True Blood, and John Carter of Mars.


Green Lantern

Comic book writer Rob Liefeld, who is close to the Green Lantern production, revealed some over-arching aspects of the setting and plot:

He has seen most of the storyboards for the Green Lantern film and he claims that it looks fantastic. He said that if they could translate what is on the storyboards to film, the movie would be amazing. Over one-third of the movie is set on OA, the home world of the Green Lanterns. The film will have numerous Green Lanterns, including fan favorite Kilowag and Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) mentor turned archenemy, Sinestro.


[Comic Book Movie]


Heading out to see Pandorum today? Here's a quick clip to tide you over until you get to the theater:

The Hobbit

Despite his claim that he doesn't want to play any more Gandalf-like characters, Ian McKellen says he will be returning as Gandalf the Grey, his favorite version of Gandalf and Peter Jackson's as well:

He slept in the hedgerows; he was closer to the earth and not quite so spiritual. He's also funnier — he's got more variety to him. We thought there was more scope in that Gandalf.



John Carter of Mars

Makeup tests are currently underway for the Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation, and Lynn Collins, who plays the Martian princess Dejah Thoris says she won't appear in heavy prosthetics, but will instead have more of a "tropical island" look. [MTV Movies Blog]


True Blood

Stephen Moyer says that the third season of the hit series will be heavy on the werewolf action. [ShockTillYouDrop]



CW has a new promo for the post-apocalyptic episode "The End:"



Here is the promo that aired during last night's FlashForward:



The Sarah Jane Adventures

David Tennant will appear in two episodes of the third season. Here is the official description for the October 15th premiere:

In the first of this two-part adventure, Sarah Jane and the gang face the most dangerous day of their lives, as the rhino-like Judoon return. When prisoner Androvax the Destroyer crash-lands on Earth, a Veil is set free and starts to turn Earth's technology against itself. And his next intended victim is Sarah Jane.


And for the second part, airing October 16th:

As the Judoon fleet approaches Earth, it's a race against time to stop Androvax. But with Genetech's technology on the rampage, and Rani's parents taken prisoner, can anything stop the Army of the Infinitesimal?


The BBC also lists off some of the other oddities Sarah Jane and the crew will encounter:

The series also features an extraterrestrial girl who can make people play games against their will; a living painting; the inhabitants of a supposedly haunted house; and monsters who want to infect Earth with a strangely aggressive weed. Finally, there is a chance for Sarah Jane to find personal happiness with someone who could be the perfect person to complete her family.


[Blogtor Who]

Doctor Who

Darren Garrett shows off some of the character design for the animated Doctor Who: Dreamland:


[Blogtor Who]


NBC has released an extended preview for the next episode, "Ink:"


Ice queen Tracy warms up to a powerful new man in the fourth episode, "Acceptance:"

[Heroes France]


Some very funereal photos from episode three, "137 Sekunden:"

[Spoiler TV]

And here is an interview with Sonya Walger and Joseph Fiennes:


And another with John Cho and Courtney B. Vance talking spoilers:



In an interview with Digital Spy, Sonya Walger says that FlashForward doesn't have the mythology of a show like Lost, instead focusing on the fallout from that single event. [Digital Spy]



Here is the Canadian promo for tonight's season premiere:


[Spoiler TV]

Vampire Diaries

It's party drama on next week's episode, "Family Ties:"

Elena (Nina Dobrev) asks Stefan (Paul Wesley) to escort her to the town's annual Founder's Party. Vicki (Kayla Ewell) gets Tyler (Michael Trevino) to ask her to the party, then accuses him of trying to hide their relationship from his family. Zach (guest star Chris William Martin) reveals a useful family secret to Stefan. At the party, Damon (Ian Somerhalder) tells Elena a story about the Salvatore family's past, leaving Elena with questions that Stefan refuses to answer. Finally, Stefan takes action to get Damon out of his life for good. Steven R. McQueen, Sara Canning, Katerina Graham, Candice Accola and Zach Roerig also star.


At least one casually dressed vamp hangs out in the sunny woodlands in the sixth episode, "The Lost Girls:"

[Spoiler TV]


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