News highlights from this weekend (dominated, of course, by the San Diego Comic Com):
* The Dark Knight scripter David Goyer is penning a movie version of The Invisible Man .
* Heroes showrunner Tim Kring took a risk by presenting screening of a full episode from season three at Comic Con, but the gamble paid off – fans were apparently buzzing with positive comments afterwards.
* The second half of Battlestar Galactica’s final season will feature of number of extra long episodes.
* Lost producers Damon Lindelof and Cartlon Cuse revealed a number of spoilers for season five, as well as promising a new format: "We are steering away from the word flashback and embracing a whole new word," says Lindelof. "Once again, when season five starts, you're not going to know when and where you are. We do this fun thing every year where we let the audience figure out where they are."
* Pixar’s Pete Docter revealed footage of the company’s new animated extravaganza, Up .
* X-Files: I Want to Believe tanks at the box office, debuting at number four in the North American box office with just $10.2 million. Meanwhile The Dark Knight has broken the $300 million barrier in less than 10 days – another record. It took the previous record holder, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, 16 days to achieve this target.
* Family Guy showrunner David A Goodman has been hired to adapt the Blatant Comics horror property Last Blood into a feature film screenplay.
* Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company and Warner Bros are investigating the possibility of turning Twilight Zone episodes into feature films, with Warners negotiating for the rights to episodes written by the show's creator Rod Serling. Apparently The Twilight Zone is one of DiCaprio's favourite shows.