(Get it?  It's Seven of Swine)
(Get it? It's Seven of Swine)

First it was Wolverine, now Variety is reporting the Mexican movie premiere of Star Trek is being grounded due to the swine flu.  No word on when the movie will open south of the border, but Paramount is going forward with the May 8th release in 100 other overseas markets.

Until the theaters reopen and the medical epidemic is cleared, the studios could stall more releases as the summer progresses.

via Variety

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. Russ
    April 29, 2009 at 3:27 pm — Reply

    I blame the Captain’s Hog

  2. Lifeisaglitch
    April 29, 2009 at 3:41 pm — Reply


    But seriously Stephen how do you find those pictures :D

  3. April 29, 2009 at 4:58 pm — Reply

    Glitch: It’s not hard really, and I’m surprised more sites are doing this with their coverage of the story. Yes, people dying from swine flu is a serious business, but the movie industry (and those reporting on it) are making this out to be the biggest catastrophe to the industry since that incident with Fatty Arbuckle.

    Anyone wanna take bets on how long it will take the pricks in H’wood to come knocking on the government door asking for a handout because their businesses are in the crapper?

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