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As a strong argument towards there actually being a God (or Buddha, or Santa Claus depending on your belief structure), news has surfaced today that NBC has made the decision to NOT pick up the 'Wonder Woman' TV series after a "disasterous" viewing of the pilot episode. In comic book shops and fan basements the world over, you can bet that people are celebrating en masse.
There's not a lot to say here other than to just thank NBC for not inflicting the viewing public to another "The Cape"-sized disappointment, and to mourn the fact that it's failure as a TV pilot will most likely be misinterpreted by Hollywood executives as being a problem with the character, and not just a problem with David E. Kelley's horrific execution of said character.
We have two new images from Warner Bros. Picture's 'Green Lantern'. The first is a brand new poster for the film (out June 17th) featuring secondary villain Hector Hammond (Peter Sarsgaard), and then we have a brand new banner image with the Green Lanterns Corps striking a heroic pose:
With 'Thor' currently kicking Frost Giant-sized ass at the box office (over $308 million worldwide and #1 two weeks in a row), the eyes of comic fans everywhere look even more keenly towards July's 'Captain America: The First Avenger'. While the next trailer isn't expected for a few weeks, Joe Johnston and crew have reportedly completed their extensive re-shoot schedule and are now firmly back in post-production preparing a revised cut for a new screening with Paramount executives. In the meantime, they have released a new image from the film showcasing one of the many kinds of Hydra agents in the WWII film:
We also have these images which show in greater detail the scaly beginnings of his transformation, and some images from the set with Aunt May (Sally Fields), Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen), Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), and Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone):
And last but not least, we have a short clip of the upcoming 'X-Men: First Class' where Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne), and Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) reveal the existence of mutants to the CIA: