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2012-08-16 10:22:55

Celebrating 100th anniversary of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Creation of Tarzan TARZANA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service will honor tomorrow one of the most prolific authors of the early 20th century and inventor of the iconic character Tarzan with the issuance of the Edgar Rice Burroughs Forever Stamp. The stamp issuance coincides with the 100th anniversary of the publication of Burroughs' first story, Under the Moons of Mars, and his first Tarzan...

2009-06-13 11:47:19

Actor Taylor Kitsch and actress Lynn Collins have reportedly joined the cast of the upcoming U.S. film John Carter of Mars. The Hollywood Reporter said Friday that Kitsch, known for his role as Tim Riggins on the TV series Friday Night Lights, has been tabbed to play the title character of the film being directed for Disney. The film, which will be directed by Finding Nemo director Andrew Stanton, will follow a Civil War veteran who suddenly finds himself mired in a battle between two races...

2005-07-02 10:39:06

Astrobiology Magazine -- The latest movie incarnation of H.G. Wells's "The War of the Worlds" hits theaters today. Steven Spielberg's version of this classic tale is sure to scare (or at least entertain) millions of people as they watch aliens try to invade Earth. Early movies relied on our nearest neighbors "“ Mars and Venus "“ to supply a steady stream of aliens that, one way or another, sought to conquer our world. But scientific findings in the later half of the twentieth...