Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 23, 2006
By Andrew Wallenstein LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Futurama" has a future. Comedy Central has resurrected the former Fox animated series from "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening and David X. Cohen.
One saves the world and the other robs it, but what Superman and pirate Captain Jack Sparrow share this summer is Hollywood's hope they will rescue it from the brink of a two-year losing streak at U.S. box offices.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).