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The Passage Trailer

May 15, 2018 Leave a comment

Based on author Justin Cronin’s best-selling trilogy of the same name, THE PASSAGE is an epic, character-driven thriller written by Liz Heldens (“Friday Night Lights”). Executive-produced by Emmy Award winner and Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Ridley Scott (“The Martian,” “Gladiator”) and writer/director Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “Cloverfield”), THE PASSAGE focuses on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl, AMY BELLAFONTE (Saniyya Sidney, “Fences,” “Hidden Figures”) is chosen to be a test subject, Federal Agent BRAD WOLGAST (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, “Pitch”) is the man who is tasked with bringing her to Project Noah. Ultimately, however, Wolgast becomes her surrogate father, as he tries to protect her at any cost. Brad and Amy’s journey will force them to confront Project Noah’s lead scientist, MAJOR NICHOLE SYKES (Caroline Chikezie, “The Shannara Chronicles”), and the hardened ex-CIA operative in charge of operations, CLARK RICHARDS (Vincent Piazza, “Boardwalk Empire,” “Rescue Me”), whom Brad trained. It likewise brings them face-to-face with a dangerous new race of beings confined within the walls of Project Noah, including former scientist TIM FANNING (Jamie McShane, “Bosch,” “Bloodline,” “Sons of Anarchy”) and death-row inmate SHAUNA BABCOCK (Brianne Howey, “The Exorcist”). In seeking out any allies he can find, Brad also turns to his former wife, DR. LILA KYLE (Emmanuelle Chriqui, “Entourage,” “Murder in the First”), for help. But as Project Noah’s scientists hone in on a cure that could save humanity, these new beings begin to test their own powers, inching one step closer to an escape that could lead to an unimaginable apocalypse.

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Scurte #547

June 30, 2017 Leave a comment

Fundaţia lui Isaac Asimov va apărea pe micile ecrane.

– cărţi (ce urmează a fi) ecranizate.

despre Ambrose Bierce.

– senzaţiile exprimate prin scris au acelaşi corespondent în creier ca cele trăite în realitate.
clişee.

– un fragment din The City of Mirrors, a treia parte a trilogiei lui Justin Cronin.

curiozităţi despre literatura franceză.

Scurte #545

June 8, 2017 Leave a comment

suma pe care Andrzej Sapkowski a negociat-o cu CD Projekt pentru jocurile The Witcher (vândute în 25 de milioane de copii) este de doar 9500 de dolari.

cele mai vândute cărți ale editurii Nemira la Bookfest 2017.

– lectura te face sănătos şi ager.

curiozităţi despre John Scalzi.

lista celor mai noi apariţii Tor/Forge.

finaliştii 2017 John W. Campbell Memorial Award.

distribuţia serialului TV The Passage inspirat din seria omonimă a lui Justin Cronin.

Scurte #393

September 2, 2015 Leave a comment

– regizorul Wes Craven a încetat din viaţă.

Justin Cronin a definitivat The City of Mirrors, ultima parte a trilogiei The Passage.

BBC vrea să transpună The City and the City a lui China Miéville pe micile ecrane.

The Disasters Bundle întocmit de Kevin J. Anderson.

lista celor mai noi apariţii Tor/Forge.

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