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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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