Comic-Con News Round Up: More Nerd HQ, The World’s End, Adult Swim, and Haven

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This probably our last Comic-Con news round up, as Preview Night for San Diego Comic-Con starts in less than 24 hours. After the break, check out the latest press releases about the convention. See all of our Comic-Con coverage here.

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Creator of “The Boondocks” Launches Kickstarter to Fund Live-Action ‘Uncle Ruckus’ Movie

ruckusIn November 2005, Aaron McGruder’s The Boondocks, an animated series based on his award-winning comic strip of the same name, premiered on Adult Swim. Centering on The Freemans, an African-American family that moved from the south side of Chicago, to the fictional, peaceful suburb of Woodcrest. With it’s many crazy characters, none of them hold a candle to the self-hating Uncle Ruckus (no relation). With The Boondocks having been off the air for several years without any word on the rumored fourth season, McGruder has announced, via Kickstarter, a live-action film based on Uncle Ruckus. [Read more...]

Now’s The Time To Sign The “Tim & Eric Billion Dollar Movie” Pledge

Sundance is not only home to some of the best movies the world has to offer, its also the place where various movie studios bid to purchase the rights to distribute them. But since this is a site about viral marketing, we aren’t going to cover any purchases, and instead focus on the new viral activity that has been taking place during the festival.

As some of you may know the Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, the feature-length version of the duo’s popular Adult Swim series of the same name, will officially hit theaters on March 2nd, but goes on demand tomorrow. The duo behind Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie wants you to sign a pledge that states that you will see their movie and not Universal’s The Lorax. Hit the jump to see how you can get involved. [Read more...]

MovieViral’s Official 2010 San Diego Comic-Con Preview!

Welcome to MovieViral’s Official 2010 San Diego Comic-Con Preview! We will be covering the mega event live from the convention floor and wherever else the festivities take us. This year’s convention takes place from Thursday July 22 to Sunday July 25, with Wednesday July 21 being the Con’s preview night. After the break we’ll give you the scoop on all the panels, screenings, and other events we’ll be attending, as well as other good resources, whether you’re going to San Diego or following from home.
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