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Postby YCougar » January 20th, 2007, 11:44 pm

Yeah, it sounded a bit outrageous to me... hence my rant peppered with disclaimers. :P I might jump off something not very high if it really did happen, though.
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Postby Sullivan » January 22nd, 2007, 12:41 am

Funny think is, someone at my work bought it hook, line and sinker. I heard people gossiping all about the news in the hallways friday.

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Postby Ben » January 22nd, 2007, 8:34 am

Didn't catch me. As soon as I saw Bay's name I knew something was off and I approached with caution. If it was going to be him they would have held off an announcement until after Transformers opens.

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Postby Dacey » January 28th, 2007, 12:16 pm

I wasn't fooled for a second.

Seriously. ;)
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Postby Ben » January 29th, 2007, 8:52 am

Interesting. Raimi certainly has the same background as Jackson, and even shares a love of hand-held camera shots.

Certainly in <I>style</I> the film(s) would be akin to the Rings trilogy, but c'mon...we all know Jackson is the man to do this.

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Postby lordcookie » January 29th, 2007, 9:36 am

I'd love to see Del Toro do it actually (as long as he had the freedom).

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Postby Josh » January 29th, 2007, 9:56 am

Yeah, if Jackson can't direct The Hobbit, I'd like to see Guillermo del Toro take a crack at it. Still, I really hope it's Jackson who directs the prequel.

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Postby askmike1 » April 1st, 2007, 11:08 am

Hmmmmm...... 11 hours in and A-N hasn't put up their yearly April Fools joke........... or have they Image...... :)
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Postby Daniel » April 2nd, 2007, 2:43 am

Yeah, what happened? :(

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Postby ShyViolet » April 2nd, 2007, 4:06 am

I was disappointed too, but if you've noticed, the moderators haven't been around here much lately--I think they're probably very busy with a bunch of stuff, maybe they didn't have time or something. Oh well, there's always next year.


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Postby James » April 2nd, 2007, 10:16 am

We decided to do nothing this year after the big joke last year. We actually were enjoying you guys waiting in anticipation for something to happen. Maybe that was the best joke!

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Postby ShyViolet » April 2nd, 2007, 12:57 pm

Ha ha good one!!!!! :lol:
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Postby Meg » April 2nd, 2007, 2:31 pm

Sneaky snakes. ;)

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Postby Daniel » April 2nd, 2007, 5:05 pm

Indeed.

Here's hoping for next year!