Monday, January 10, 2011

Mystery Bytes: Upcoming Movies & TV

The Green Hornet, starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz and Christoph Waltz, opens  Friday, January 14. Based on the 1930s radio program, the film follows the son of a recently deceased media mogul and his clever sidekick Cato as they battle the Los Angeles criminal underworld. An official prelude to the film, The Green Hornet: Parallel Lives (Dynamite Entertainment, $19.99, 9781606901489/1606901486), is now available.

Television: Premiere Dates for Game of Thrones & Mildred Pierce

HBO has set premiere dates for a pair of book-to-screen adaptations. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Game of Thrones, based on George R.R. Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire, will debut April 17. The initial episode of Mildred Pierce, adapted from the novel by James M. Cain, will air March 27.

Hat Tip: Self Awareness

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