‘Tron’ Casting News and Changes

Garrett Hedlund
This movie what ever the hell it ends up being called has more twist to it that only rivals Britney Spears life! Now it seems that Disney has picked Garrett Hedlund (Troy, Friday Night Lights) to star in “Tron,” the studio’s sequel to the 1982 cult classic, now they are saying instead of "Tron 2" or "Tr2n" they are just going to call it "Tron" which this just eludes me, we already have a "Tron" movie, and this isn’t a remake! Am I just missing some logic here? Whatever the movie is named will be directed by Joseph Kosinski.

Olivia Wilde gets Female Lead in ‘Tron 2’

Olivia WildeHot damn, Olivia Wilde has landed the female lead role in the upcoming Disney’s "Tron" sequel. Few details are known of the character the actress will be portraying in the film, titled "TR2N." The movie will be helmed by commercial helmer Joseph Kosinski.

Scientists Now Can Extract Images From Human Brains

Human BrainReports have been coming in from Japan’s ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories that researchers have developed a system that can “reconstruct the images inside a person’s mind and display them on a computer monitor.”

It seems that the scientists were able to reconstruct various images viewed by a person just by analyzing changes in their cerebral blood flow. In the process using a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) machine, the researchers at first mapped the blood flow changes that occurred in the cerebral visual cortex as subjects viewed various images held in front of their eyes. Subjects were shown 400 random 10 x 10 pixel black-and-white images for a period of 12 seconds each. While the fMRI machine monitored the changes in brain activity, a computer crunched the data and learned how to associate the various changes in brain activity with the different image designs being viewed.

Spike TV 2008 Video Game Awards

2008 Video Game Awards
Spike TV’s 2008 Video Game Awards offered more than just a tribute to the best in the industry – it was a star-packed extravaganza that gave  viewers an exclusive look at the future of gaming.  The most highly-anticipated games in the industry were revealed at the VGAs – and now you can watch all of the videos again here at Spike.com.

Majel Roddenberry Returns to Voice Computer in ‘Star Trek’

Majel Barrett RoddenberryWell I have to say I didn’t see this coming but it is a good surprise for those of us who liked Star Trek the original TV series, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry will reprise her role as the voice of the starship Enterprise computer in the upcoming JJ Abrams-directed "Star Trek" film. She has voiced the role in four "Star Trek" TV series and three films.

‘Tron 2’ Title and Plot Revealed

Tron
Well it’s about damn time we have gotten some info on "Tron 2." Production Weekly is reporting that the upcoming "Tron" sequel, which has been going by the name "Tr2n," has been renamed. The studio decided not to go with the obvious "Tron 2," to use the very famous brand name, but instead went with "TRZ."