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Tuesday Link-A-Mania

• Warner Bros is set to take Homer’s The Odyssey into space. James DiLapo will write the screenplay, with Harry Potter ’s David Heyman among the producers. Erm… isn’t that a film version of Ulysses 31 , then? [via Deadline ]

• Ubisoft Motion Pictures and New Regency have hired British playwright Michael Lesslie (he wrote Prince Of Denmark which was performed at the National Theatre) to pen the film version of Assassin's Creed . Michael Fassbender is set to star. [via The Hollywood Reporter ]

• Another clip from the animated The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 .

• George Clooney has been announced as the star of 1952 , the mysterious new movie project from scripter Damon Lindelof. [via Blastr ]

Merlin ’s final series debuted with 1.63 million viewers on the US Syfy channel, pretty much exactly what the series four premier achieved.

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.