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VIZ Media Releases New Death Note: Black Edition

Posted 15 Dec 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Animation, Anime, Film Industry News

By Jason A. Hill

death note black edition movies i didnt getNew Edition Of The Riveting Supernatural Crime Mystery Features A Larger Size And Added Full Color Pages

San Francisco, CA, December 13, 2010 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the release of DEATH NOTE BLACK EDITION, an oversized version of the acclaimed supernatural crime thriller. Volume 1 hits stores on December 28th and includes the first two editions of the popular manga (graphic novel) series as well as added full-color pages. The DEATH NOTE BLACK EDITION will be offered under the Shonen Jump Advanced imprint, is rated “T+”™ for Older Teens, and will retail for $14.99 U.S. / $16.99 CAN.

Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects – and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal … or his life? Read More

AMC Renews Walking Dead For Second Season

Posted 11 Nov 2010 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News

By Jason A. Hill

the walking dead on amc movies i didnt getAMC announced Monday that it is renewing its breakout hit The Walking Dead, based on Robert Kirkman’s 2003 comic book series of the same name, for a second season with a 13-episode order. This announcement comes on the heels of Walking Dead‘s record-breaking October 31 premiere, which drew 5.3 million viewers.

In addition to AMC, Fox International Channels have also renewed the series for a second season. Walking Dead has had record-breaking premieres in 120 countries all across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. The series has attracted a record number of adults in the 18-49-year-old demographic, as The Walking Dead proves its viability amid viewer demand for premium shows on cable.

The Walking Dead, written and directed by Frank Darabont (who is also executive-producing with Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert), launched a massive promotional campaign and showed impressive numbers in its second airing, which drew 4.7 million viewers and had only a marginal decline not typical for many premieres.

Jason A. Hill is the Founder, Owner and Editor In Chief of Movies I Didn’t He is a film critic and writer of articles and film reviews covering a variety of genres and film news that have been syndicated to many sites in the film blogosphere. He specializes in independent film in the US and Asia.

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