Batman producers are convinced that, "The role of The Riddler is perfect for Depp. And what better Penguin is there than Philip Seymour Hoffman?" a source said. This right on the rumor heels of Angelina Jolie as Catwoman!
"Unnamed sources" usually means that the following bit of news is just rumor mongering, but several insiders are saying that producers of the Bat-franchise have their sights set on Johnny Depp to take the role of Riddler in the next sequel. This from the UK's… Continue
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In the wake of Iron Man's summer success, WB sees lots of Green in second-string superheroes.
Warner Brothers apparently liked writer/director David S. Goyer's script for the Green Arrow feature Super Max enough to put the proposed film in motion.
"Green Arrow seems to be one of the characters in the wake of this phenomenal summer book-ended by Iron Man and The Dark Knight," Goyer told Sci Fi Wire's PATRICK LEE at San Diego's… Continue
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A Michigan man, dressed as the Joker, is arrested at a movie theater while trying to burgle Batman posters and other TDK memorabilia...
Detective Mike Mohney said Monday 20-year-old Spencer Taylor of Three Rivers has been booked for investigation of larceny and malicious destruction of property.
Mohney says officers who were dispatched early Sunday to the theater arrived to find employees restraining a man wearing a purple suit, a green wig and face paint in the… Continue
Added by silver surfer forever on July 29, 2008 at 1:35pm —
Producer JC Spinks wants fans to get behind Alicia Keys as a casting choice, and promote the idea to the powers that be...
by Dr. Know
Alicia Keys as 355 in the Y: The Last Man movie? That’s one of producer JC Spink’s top choices.
I was lucky to bump into the producer of A History of Violence and Red Eye on the floor of San Diego Comic-Con. He owns the Brian K. Vaughn property and is working with director DJ Caruso on… Continue
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Another bootleg clip from Comic-Con 2008 showing the next DVD animated movie from DC Comics--Wonder Woman. This looks pretty good. Check it… Continue
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Hugh Jackman learned of Lee's cameo from the X-Men creator himself while both were attending the San Diego Comic-Con...
Jackman, who returns to his iconic role as the mutant super-soldier, Wolverine in the X-Men films, was amongst the first to hear the news directly from Lee, and soon… Continue
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By Vaneta Rogers
The Legion of Super-Heroes is coming to Smallville, and the writer who's guiding the futuristic team in comic books will be the one introducing them to the show.
Geoff Johns, writer of next month's Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds mini-series for DC Comics, will also be writing the Legion's introduction to the Smallville television show. As announced Sunday at San Diego Comic-Con, Johns will be writing "Legion,"… Continue
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Source: Scott Chitwood July 26, 2008
Walt Disney Pictures just announced at the San Diego Comic-Con that the teaser for Pixar's Up has gone live at Disney.com/Up and will be on the WALL•E DVD as well.
Opening May 29, 2009, the animated adventure comes from the Academy Award®-nominated team of director Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc.) and co-director Bob Peterson.
In the film, Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and… Continue
Added by silver surfer forever on July 26, 2008 at 6:31pm —
Pulp Fiction's "Jules" was joined on stage by The RZA to debut Afro Samurai: Resurrection and the Afro Samurai game for Playstation 3.
The room was packed for the Comic-Con debut of Afro Samurai: Resurrection and producer and voice-talent Samuel L. Jackson kept the crowd rolling during the Q&A and between clips of the upcoming animated film and the Playstation 3 demonstation. He made numerous jokes about having "bootleg" copies of everything from copies of the finally-completed… Continue
Added by silver surfer forever on July 26, 2008 at 1:14pm —
He was THE ONE, she was Betty Banner, and together they would have strangely named, dark haired children. We ask them about Jesus, The Day the Earth Created Another Needless Remake, and of course, we find out that they loved 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Added by silver surfer forever on July 24, 2008 at 11:36pm —
From NBC.com and the makers of CG-animated series Afterworld, comes a new online series GEMINI DIVISION, starring actress and comic book creator Rosario Dawson!
Blending live actors with CG backgrounds and effects, Gemini Division stars Dawson (Grind House, Sin City) as a New York City detective whose investigations uncover a global conspiracy.
Wired Magazine describes Gemini Division as a “female first-person confessional about a biotech run wild.”
Check out… Continue
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Source: Lionsgate July 24, 2008
Superhero Hype! has your exclusive first look at the new Timothy Bradstreet-designed Punisher: War Zone poster that was revealed at the San Diego Comic-Con today. Opening December 5, the Lexi Alexander-directed action-thriller stars Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Doug Hutchinson, Colin Salmon, Wayne Knight, Dash Mihok and Julie Benz.
In the film, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets… Continue
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Source: Edward Douglas July 24, 2008
Years before Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright were collaborating with Jessica Stevenson (now Hynes) on a sitcom called "Spaced" about two young strangers who pretend to be a couple in order to move into an inexpensive apartment. Even before then, the three of them had worked together on a stand-up comedy show called "Asylum" and when Simon and Jess were asked to write a sitcom vehicle for themselves, they realized… Continue
Added by silver surfer forever on July 24, 2008 at 6:31am —
Matthew Goode, the dashing, deep-voiced Brit best known for Match Point, Imagine Me & You and The Lookout, is "frightened as hell" of hardcore Watchmen fans attending the con.
Goode, 30, plays Adrian Veidt, aka Ozymandias, in the big screen version of Watchmen, a legendarily dark, legendarily legendary graphic novel about discredited superheroes struggling to survive in a world teetering on nuclear apocalypse (it's an alternate history of the 80s), a world that no longer trusts… Continue
Added by silver surfer forever on July 22, 2008 at 10:34pm —
Richard Roeper, co-host of ABC's At the Movies with Ebert and Roeper, which also airs on ReelzChannel TV, is leaving the program after eight seasons.
According to Variety, Roeper failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension.
Roeper said he will be moving on as "co-host of a movie review show that honors the standards established by Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert more than 30 years ago."
The specifics of that show will be revealed in the "near… Continue
Added by silver surfer forever on July 22, 2008 at 2:06pm —
Source: Video Business July 22, 2008
Video Business has confirmed that Paramount Home Entertainment has set a September 30 release for Iron Man on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
Amazon.com is currently accepting pre-orders for Iron Man and lists the title as being offered in three different versions - a Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition, a Special Collector's Edition Blu-ray Disc and a Single-Disc Edition.
Marvel Studios will pass out a flash drive containing a… Continue
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''300'' director Zack Snyder is taking on the shocking antiheroes of that great and supposedly unfilmable graphic novel ''Watchmen.'' Fans at this year's Comic-Con will get an early look at the movie -- but not before you do
By Jeff Jensen
In his bungalow on the Warner Bros. lot, Zack Snyder keeps a suitcase large enough to hold a rocket launcher. It doesn't. Popping open the lid reveals a set of finely crafted action… Continue
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The trailer that fans have been waiting months for is here. Fans of the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons graphic novel, Watchmen will recognize most of the images below. Some of the scenes look like they we lifted directly from the pages of the comic. The trailer looks amazing and will help anyone who doubted that director Zack Snyder could bring the epic tale to the screen. I wonder what Terry Gilliam is thinking about right now?… Continue
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