Wednesday, April 22, 2009

It's Scrumptious!

First off, an FYI: The words of the week this week are apparently "scrumptious" and "boogers." Not together - that's gross. But I haven't gone far the past 24 hours without saying one or the other and they both keep striking me as funny, so there that is.

Do you ever just randomly find words, sometimes juvenile ones but not always, suddenly randomly hitting your funny-bone for a bit? I do. But then I also live in a crawl-space and eat my own hair, so perhaps to find one's self relating to anything I have to say isn't the best situation for y'all's to find yourselves inside of. Perhaps.

Man, I really do have actually a point to get to here. Just taking the scenic route. Enjoy the scene! And... stop. Here's what I'm writing a post for. Via E! Online comes word (with spoilers) on the Pushing Daisies comic book continuation:

"Ned (Lee Pace) and Chuck (Anna Friel) may get a happy ending, but you'll have to wait for the Pushing Daisies comics if you want to see it.

Yes, the Pushing Daisies comics are coming, and although original reports had the show wrapping its storyline with Marvel, Pushing Daisies mastermind Bryan Fuller tells us exclusively, "We got a 12-issue order for a comic book for DC Comics. I think the comic book is great, because it has all the characters in it, and it starts a new story. It's basically Chuck, Ned, Emerson and Olive versus 1,000 corpses, so it becomes a zombie movie, but the zombies are articulate and smart and can do things that no other zombies can do. The Pie-Maker versus 1,000 corpses."

The original idea was to bring the gang to the big screen. "It's the movie idea that I wasn't sure we'd get to do. [The plot] is not really so much the back nine as it would've been on the television show, it's a whole new story that wraps everything up in a different context," says Bryan, speaking at the Paley Fest celebration of Pushing Daisies' final eps.

Look for the book this fall, but this summer, Comic-Con attendees may get a special treat. Says Bryan, "We're hoping that we'll have artwork as a giveaway at Comic-Con at the DC booth."

There's also a good chance the first 12 issues aren't the last you'll see of the Pie-Maker's adventures. Bryan tells us, "I literally just finished outlining the 12-episode arc, which has an ending that propels us into another big story, so it's kind of blackmailing them into ordering more comics, but we'll see if that'll happen. We were unable to blackmail ABC, and we had to go back and redo our [television] ending, so it's more satisfying for the fans.""

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