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Friday: July 8, 2011

Space Invaders headed to the big screen because movie-goers seem to like things from the Eighties.Space Invaders headed to the big screen because movie-goers seem to like things from the Eighties.

Given that brand equity and the track record for other films based on ’80s properties, like Transformers, the idea of a Space Invaders movie has been around for a while. Last March, the L.A. Times reported that Warner Bros. was negotiating with Space Invaders owner Taito about a movie. Additionally, di Bonaventura has brought toy properties to the big screen. He is one of the producers of the Transformers films as well as G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 1:06 PM | Tags (9) | eighties | franchise | hollywood | invaders | mashable | movie | reboot | set | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: April 9, 2010

Always wondered what America's top fifty franchises are? Wonder no more.Always wondered what America's top fifty franchises are? Wonder no more.

Wow, look at all those orange slices. If you're thinking that McDonald's is the top American franchise, your close - but try again. I'll give you a hint: their best-selling product rhymes with Shmurpee.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:39 AM | Tags (10) | america | auto | beverage | fifty | food | franchises | hospitality | services | slurpee | top |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

LEGO announces forray into multiplayer online games in the near future.LEGO announces forray into multiplayer online games in the near future.

'Think World of Warcraft, Second Life and Club Penguin all wrapped into one,' said lead producer Chris Sherland of NetDevil, the Colorado-based game development company behind Lego Universe.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 6:36 AM | Tags (9) | franchise | gaming | legos | mmo | multiplayer | online | videogames | warcraft | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

Turns out the real-life Harry Potter not that big a fan of Harry Potter series.Turns out the real-life Harry Potter not that big a fan of Harry Potter series.

After 12 years of it I couldn't count the amount of times I've heard 'You're a wizard Harry'. It does wear a bit thin after a while. And I've heard all the puns about my wand.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | franchise | harrypotter | mailonline | name | puns | silly | wands |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

Indiana Jones 5 story may already be 'cracked' and well in the works.Indiana Jones 5 story may already be 'cracked' and well in the works.

Let the butchering of one of my favoritie childhood franchises resume once again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:34 PM | Tags (4) | franchise | indianajones | movies | ruined |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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