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Andy Weir, Author of ‘The Martian,’ on His New Book ‘Artemis,’ and Who He Wants Cast in the Movie

The best-selling author of 'The Martian' on his new book, how he'd cast it and what he binges on TV......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 14th, 2017

Kenya could be the heart of moon colonization, says "The Martian" author Andy Weir — here"s why

Shutterstock Andy Weir, author of "The Martian," released a novel called "Artemis" on Tuesday. In the book, tourists get to the moon by launching in spaceships from Kenya. Weir thinks bui.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2017

"The Martian" author Andy Weir solved moon economics to make his new book "Artemis" believable

Samantha Lee/Business Insider "The Martian" author Andy Weir has a new novel about a heist on the moon called "Artemis". The book, which goes on sale Tuesday, strives for a high level.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2017

‘Martian’ Author Andy Weir Returns to Space for His Next Book

“Artemis,” a thriller set in the near future in the first city on the moon, is due out in November. Movie rights have reportedly been acquired......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2017

Tuesday links: high achievers

Q&A: With Andy Weir author of Artemis: A Novel on the third iteration of the novel.  (The Verge) StrategyWhat can we l.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsNov 21st, 2017

What "Artemis" Author Andy Weir Likes Watching and Reading

His holy trinity of sci-fi authors, the only two fantasy series he got into and what he binges on TV......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

"The Martian" author Andy Weir is convinced we"ll colonize the moon — but says colonizing Mars doesn"t make any sense

NASA Andy Weir, autho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2017

‘Black Panther’ just broke box-office records. But some worry it’ll be the exception not the rule.

Marvel’s African-oriented comic book adaptation is on track to become the most successful movie at the box office for a film with a primarily black cast, generating an estimated $192 million over its opening weekend......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 18th, 2018

Wonder movie review: Stellar star cast offsets saccharine sweet tale

Based on the book of the same name written by R.J. Palacio, "Wonder" is a sunshine film and an emotional journey of a boy.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 1st, 2017

Why I loved working with Steve Jobs even though he fired me 5 times and treated me terribly

Andy Cunningham helped launch Apple's original Macintosh. She is the founder and president of Cunningham Collective and author of the book "Get to Aha!: Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Y.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

Sunday links: low volatility today

Review: Andy Weir’s new Artemis: .....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsNov 12th, 2017

How Andy Serkis went from playing Gollum to directing his first movie — and the pressure of making a non-Disney "Jungle Book"

How Andy Serkis went from playing Gollum to directing his first movie — and the pressure of making a non-Disney "Jungle Book".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Novelist Ian McEwan says it’s ‘very difficult to get movies made’ — yet he has two premiering at Toronto film festival

Acclaimed British author contrasts the collaborative nature of movie making with the solo long-distance run of book writing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 9th, 2017

"Wizard of Lies" author gets ready for her close-up

After selling her book rights to HBO, Diana B. Henriques and her husband would joke over dinner about who would play her in the movie. Then came the call asking her about auditioning to portray herself......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 17th, 2017

Here"s how the cast of "Logan" looks compared to their comic-book counterparts

Fox Wolverine is back in theaters March 3 for one last ride in "Logan."  While some familiar faces appear in the movie, there are a few new ones who may leave you for a loop. Here's who the characters are in the comics an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 3rd, 2017

J.K. Rowling Just Upped the Number of ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-Off Movies to 5

Even the cast of the first movie seemed surprised by the news. “Harry Potter” fans got fantastic news on Thursday. Author J.K. Rowling said that the Potter spinoff movie franchise Fantastic Beasts will consist of five films, up from the pr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 14th, 2016

J.K. Rowling"s New Hero: Tom Burke to Play Cormoran Strike in BBC Series

J.K. Rowling has already cast a spell over London’s West End with a new Harry Potter stage play (the script for which also broke book sale records) and is preparing to do the same at the box office with spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Fi.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 7th, 2016

REVIEW: Natalie Portman"s "Annihilation" is a freaky, original sci-fi thriller led by a powerful female cast

Paramount Pictures Movie studios have given us a good run of satisfying, entertaining.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider13 hr. 30 min. ago

Charles Hugh Smith Fears "Catastrophic Drop", Financial Markets "Definitely Destabilizing"

Via Greg Hunter's USA Watchdog blog, Financial writer and book author Charles Hugh Smith has been watching the extreme movements in financial markets closely. Is he nervous?  Smith says, “Oh yeah, it’s definitely destabil.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 18th, 2018

Saturday links: musical preferences

Book notes: How Jordan Peterson author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos became a cultural phenomenon.  (NYMag) AutosThe many ways in which self-driving cars w.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsFeb 17th, 2018

Napoleon Hill The Secret Key To Success In Life Is The Power Of The Mind

Napoleon Hill, the author of the bestselling book Think And Grow Rich, share some of his profound principles for achieving success in whatever aspect of life you de.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 17th, 2018