One Space Odyssey We Wish Would Come Out In 3001

From the department of truly horrendous ideas: Brad Pitt will star in a "futuristic" version of The Odyssey » 10/17/08 12:40pm 10/17/08 12:40pm, Homer's classic epic poem about Odysseus' struggle to get home. The story of Odysseus' struggles with the cyclops, Circe, and sirens will be translated to an outer-space setting. Pitt is making the film with…

Why 2001 Didn't Sell In 1976

While the mainstream sites are telling you that Arthur C. Clarke will have a secular funeral - apparently, it's a bit of a slow news day - we here at io9 would rather remember the great man's greatest work: 2001: A Space Odyssey. We'd just like to do it by remembering the little-known comic book version, is all. » 3/21/08 8:00am 3/21/08 8:00am