News briefs: Hornet pushed; Lantern premiere at Comic-Con

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Columbia Pictures has moved director Michel Gondry's comic-strip radio/TV-serial adaptation The Green Hornet back two weeks to July 9, 2010, from June 25, 2010, ERC Box Office reported.
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Green Lantern: First Flight, the fifth entry in the DVD series of DC Universe animated movies, will have its world premiere in Ballroom 20 at Comic-Con in San Diego at 8 p.m. on July 23; fans will have the opportunity to see the film on the big screen five days before it drops on DVD and Blu-ray.
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Director Shane Meadows tells Empire magazine that he's currently developing Beware the Devil, a new film adaptation of a book about a Ouija-board debunker who is possessed and exorcised and becomes an exorcist himself.
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The U.K. newspaper The Guardian reports that U.K. SCI FI has secured the rights to Legend of the Seeker and the upcoming second series of Joss Whedon's Dollhouse.
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Adult Swim and Robot Chicken creators and executive producers Seth Green and Matt Senreich are celebrating the release of the Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II DVD this summer by strapping on a pair of roller skates and taking part in a nine-city roller-rink tour across America, featuring performances by the band Gym Class Heroes and celebrity guests, kicking off at Comic-Con this month in San Diego.