Thursday 5 December News Link-A-Mania

Speed Racer
The first pics from the Wachowski Brothers’ Speed Racer have been poster on the USA Today website. They look like a weird mix between Spy Kids and Lazy Town.

Film Scripts to Fill TV Hole?
US Broadcaster CBS has come up with a new way to get round the writers’ strike. According to Variety CBS is contacting film companies requesting to look at any unproduced film scripts that could be repurposed into TV pilots.

Bond 22 Villain Announced
Digital Spy is reporting that French actor Mathieu Amalric has confirmed that he is to play the villain in the next James Bond film.

Lost Death Necessary (season three spoiler)
Lost producer Damon Lindelof reveal why the decision was made to kill off Charlie at the end of season three. "The reverberation of that death echoes right into the premiere of season four,” he said in a press conference reported on Sci Fi Wire .

Billie Piper To Wed
Billie Piper will marry fiance Laurence Fox on New Year’s Eve - with the reception held in a pub owned by ex-husband, Chris Evans, according to PR Inside.com .