Things I’ve learned today: 3/26

Events, Movies, Music, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television

Les MiserablesThe Wild Wild West Con — which just wrapped up in Tucson and will return March 1-4, 2012 — is changing its name to the Grand Western Steampunk Festival. (Lightning Octopus)

Douglas Adams’ lost Doctor Who episode “Shada” is getting made into a book at last … again. (The Mary Sue)

Fringe has somehow survived its exile to Fox’s “Friday Night Death Slot.” This is good. (The Hollywood Reporter)

The Amazing Spider-Man hasn’t even finished production yet, but a sequel has been commissioned from the same writer: James Vanderbilt. (MTV’s Splash Page)

Tom Hooper, the Oscar-winning director of The King’s Speech, is reportedly in talks to direct a film version of the stage musical Les Miserables. (Deadline)

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