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Unveiling the Sci-Fi Spectacle: NextCypher's "Deathlands" Directed by Jonathan Frakes

Jeff Garzik's production company, NextCypher, has enlisted the talents of Star Trek's Jonathan Frakes to direct an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Deathlands. Frakes, known for his role as Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, brings his experience as a veteran director who has worked on TV shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Star Trek: Picard, and Leverage: Redemption to this project. Garzik expressed his excitement by stating that he was "incredibly humbled and blessed" to have Frakes on board. Key Points: Deathlands Adaptation: Based on a series of novels by James Axler and Jack Adrian, Deathlands follows a group of survivors navigating a post-apocalyptic world using teleportation technology. Garzik described the show as a blend of "Mad Max meets AI meets the monsters from Tremors." Refreshed Adaptation: Garzik highlighted that the TV series offers a modern take on the original post-Cold War, post-nuclear war scenario presented in

Dwight Howard's Ballers NFT Collection: A Dive into the NBA Star's Crypto Venture

It's not every day that we see a basketball legend like Dwight Howard venture into the world of NFTs, but this weekend brought a surprising turn of events for the NBA star. Howard, known for his successes on the court, faced a different kind of challenge with the launch of his NFT collection, "Ballers by Dwight Howard," on the Avalanche network. The debut of the 3,000-piece profile picture collection fell short of expectations, with only a fraction of the NFTs being sold. In response to public criticism regarding the collection's art quality and value, Howard swiftly announced a redesign and implemented new strategies to attract more buyers. Despite efforts to revamp the collection and engage the NFT community, the results have been less than stellar, with only 457 Ballers NFTs minted so far, representing a mere 15% of the initial supply. Howard continues to express his commitment to improving and evolving the project, but the road to success in the crypto space proves to be a challenging one for the NBA star.


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