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- April 14, 2001
Lord of the Rings Bring Hollywood to New Zealand?
According to Bloomberg, "The country that produced Oscar winners Russell Crowe and Anna Paquin hopes the much-anticipated release of the movie version of J.R.R. Tolkien's trilogy Lord of the Rings, filmed in New Zealand, will attract more big Hollywood productions to its scenery and low costs. AOL Time Warner Inc. invested $270 million to film Tolkien's fantasy in New Zealand."
The Lord of the
Rings release this December is becoming one of the most anticipated
movies ever and New Zealand hopes that the lush locations prove to be
an attraction and magnet to Hollywood companies.
for The Simpsons Wrestling?
Costing $39.99, players can take on the identity of their favorite character and battle their way to the ultimate title -- Champion of Springfield.
The game features
the 22 characters from the TV show including Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa,
Burns, Smithers, Krusty, Apu, Moe, and Flanders. Each characters has special
moves and their own fighting style. The game also features various 3D
locations (where the wrestling takes place) from the TV series.
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News Link of the
Day - Hey, That's Us
"The Untalkative Bunny may be a citizen of the world, but he's a resident of Ottawa. Unmistakably so.
laconic lapin is about to burst forth -- quietly, of course -- on TV screens
in Britain, France, Germany and South America as well as Canada, but his
animated turf will have special resonance for those right here at home..."
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