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Matt Smith Joins Film Adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, former DOCTOR WHO star Matt Smith has signed on for the film adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, a spin on Jane Austen's classic romance novel. Burr Steers will direct. (more...)

icix Expands Audit Manager Product Line to Provide Greater Transparency Into the Supply Chain and Reduce Risk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

“No company wants to be on the front page of the news for making consumers sick or facing an inquiry on child labor allegations. That's any CEO's worst nightmare, but many companies are having a tough time monitoring the extended supply chain and keeping up with the growing number of product and food safety audit requirements. Their data collection practices are simply not up to the task,” said Matt Smith, founder and chief strategy officer, icix. “Conducting, managing and measuring industry standard and proprietary audit information is critical to the success of any risk management program. With our expanded Audit Manager Suite, companies can more easily manage supply chain compliance and better protect consumers and their brand's reputation.” (more...)

BWW Recap: New DOCTOR WHO Starts Journey into Darkness in Premiere
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 24, 2014

The season premiere of 'Doctor Who' has now aired on BBC America, so it's time to talk about the much-anticipated episode! From dinosaurs on fire, to cyborgs needing human parts, 'Deep Breath,' the first episode of Season 8, has given us a lot to talk about. If you haven't seen last night's episode continue at your own risk, because you know, spoilers! (more...)

BWW Preview: Get Ready for Season 8 of DOCTOR WHO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 23, 2014

This Saturday is the premiere of the highly anticipated 8th season of “Doctor Who.” The last time we saw the Doctor, he and Clara were crashing in the TARDIS, since the Doctor, newly regenerated, forgot how to fly it. The premiere episode will be an interesting one, since we don't yet know much about the 12th Doctor, portrayed by Peter Capaldi, except that he has new kidneys! (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Flatley's LORD OF THE DANCE: DANGEROUS GAMES Meets the Press at the Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games -- a spectacular new staging of the traditional masterpiece -- has its West End premiere at the legendary London Palladium with an exclusive and limited run starting on 1st September 2014 - featuring Michael Flatley in his final West End performances. The show just had its press launch, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

NBC Sports Announces This Week's PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION Coverage
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

A matchup of last season's champions Manchester City and runners-up Liverpool on Monday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2 highlights NBC Sports Group's Premier League coverage this weekend. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Will Delight All!
by Alex Urdiales - Aug 19, 2014

Playing Now at Woodlawn! SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE is a night out not to be missed! (more...)

West End Adaptation of '1984' Tours to Citizens Theatre, Aug 29-Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The West End smash hit adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece 1984 begins its UK tour at the Citizens Theatre opening Friday 29 August and running until Saturday 6 September (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Official Trailer for DOCTOR WHO Episode 1 'Deep Breath'!
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Take a 'Deep Breath' - the new Doctor is landing in Victorian London for the first episode of BBC One's DOCTOR WHO, Series 8. (more...)

Neal Adams, Leinil Yu, Rafael Albuquerque, Salvador Larroca, Jim Cheung Headline More Than 315 Comics Creators at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

Neal Adams ('Batman,' 'Green Lantern'), Leinil Yu ('Hulk,' 'Wolverine'), Rafael Albuquerque ('Superboy,' 'American Vampire'), Salvador Larroca ('Avengers vs. X-Men,' 'Captain America') and Jim Cheung ('Iron Man,' 'Fantastic Four') are among the more than 315 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is largest and longest-running of the 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature more than 50 celebrities as well as a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions. Mike Zeck ('Spider-Man,' 'Punisher'), Marv Wolfman ('DCU Online,' 'Crisis on Infinite Earths'), Arthur Suydam ('Marvel Zombies,' 'Army of Darkness'), Greg Horn ('Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Avengers'), Rob Prior ('Heavy Metal,' 'Spawn the Impaler'), Andrés Guinaldo ('Superboy,' 'JLA's Vibe'), Alvaro Martinez ('Cataclysm,' 'Ultimate X-Men'),Carmen Carnero ('The Punisher,' 'The Superior Foes of Spider-Man'), Michael Golden ('Batman,' 'Hulk'), James O'Barr ('The Crow,' 'Uncoffined')), Mike McKone ('Justice League United,' 'Astonishing X-Men') and many others will appear in Artist Alley throughout the four-day convention. In addition, VIP attendees will receive a free copy of Guardians of the Galaxy #17, featuring an exclusive variant cover drawn by Martinez. Many other artists will have exclusive lithographs and prints, provided free to VIPs and available to all fans for purchase. David Boreanaz ('Bones,' 'Angel'), Norman Reedus ('The Walking Dead,' Boondock Saints), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan ('Doctor Who,'), Katie Cassidy ('Arrow,' 'Gossip Girl'), Patrick Stewart (X-Men, 'Star Trek: TNG') William Shatner ('Star Trek,' 'T.J. Hooker') and comics legend Stan Lee top the celebrity roster at the event. Wrestling fans are geared for the appearance of five WWE standouts, including WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino and WWE Diva Paige. Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Chicago Comic Con show hours are Thursday, August 21, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 22, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, August 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more on the 2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR. About Wizard World: Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests. The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)

Benjamin Walker to Star in U.S. Premiere of AMERICAN PSYCHO: THE MUSICAL?
by Movies News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Benjamin Walker, star of Broadway's 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson' has landed the lead role in the U.S. premiere of AMERICAN PSYCHO: The Musical. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TARZAN Dazzles at the Woodlawn
by Jeff Davis - Jul 24, 2014


Spoilers Revealed for New Season of BBC's DOCTOR WHO
by Misha Davenport - Jul 24, 2014

Show runner Steven Moffat tantalizes with some spoilerific details of what's ahead for the time-traveling doctor and his companions in season eight (more...)

Aristocrat Launches nLive'' Virtual Casino Solution for Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Leading slot and systems manufacturer Aristocrat has launched an nLive virtual casino solution for Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment. This latest launch adds to Aristocrat's footprint of free play sites, which is the largest in North America. The Desert Diamond nLive site is the first for a casino using a competitive casino management system. (more...)

BIG BANG STARS Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar to Make Wizard World Debuts at Chicago Comic Con
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar, two of the stars of the long-running hit Emmy nominated TV series 'The Big Bang Theory,' will make their respective first Wizard World appearances at Chicago Comic Con (more...)

icix Expands Its Global Supply Chain Risk Management Solution
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

“With more than 38 million products recalled in 2013, product safety is clearly an issue for both consumers and businesses,” said Matt Smith, co-founder and chief strategy officer, icix. “The globalization of supply chains and increased regulation have made it much more difficult to manage extended supply chain risk. We developed Direct Test in collaboration with leading brands, retailers and testing labs to help them proactively and efficiently meet the challenge of validating product safety.” (more...)

VIDEO: DOCTOR WHO's 50th Anniversary Special Gets Lego Treatment
by - Jul 16, 2014

Below, check out scenes from the DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary special recreated through Lego stop-motion! (more...)

Matt Smith, Stan Lee, William Shatner & More to Headline Celebrity Guests at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who,"), Katie Cassidy ("Arrow"), William Shatner ("Star Trek," "T.J. Hooker") and comics legend Stan Lee are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (more...)

Lou Ferrigno Talks 'Wizard World' on Hallmark Channel's HOME & FAMILY
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

John Macaluso, CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Lou Ferrigno were special guests on Hallmark Channel's daily program “Home & Family” on Tuesday. (more...)

Greenwich Theatre London Presents Three Plays at the Edinburgh Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Greenwich Theatre, one of London's foremost Off-West End theatres has over the past 5 years become one of the country's leading supporters of young and emerging theatre companies. With its Edinburgh profile rising year on year, five productions are supported at this year's festival across the Pleasance, C venues and Assembly. (more...)

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