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It’s a commonly repeated aphorism that William Shakespeare created a ridiculous number of words, many of which are still in use today.  From eyeball to compromise to obscene, the Bard shaped our language, and his naming conventions even shaped the superheroes that were to come…  Welcome to Ten Things!

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J Michael StraczynskiMovies

One of my favorite all-time sci-fi movies is Forbidden Planet.  Not only is it the first appearance of Robbie the Robot, but it takes Shakespeare’s The Tempest in a whole different direction.  If you ever wondered what Forbidden Planet would look like if it were remade today, you will hopefully have your answer as J. Michael Straczynski has been hired to pen Joel Silver’s remake. Released in 1956, “Planet” told the tale of an expedition sent from Earth to check on a colony of scientists on a far-off planet. They find two members, a man who has found alien technology

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