Producer Lauren Shuler Donner spoke to Superhero Hype about possibly spinning off the merc with a mouth. “Ryan Reynolds is playing Deadpool,” Donner said. “He plays Wade Wilson.” So … spin off? “I hope so. I really hope so. He’s so good at it.” She also speaks briefly about the “Wolverine” movie.
No release date, director or studio attached.
THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS
Writer David Goyer told MTV that absolutely nothing you’ve read about a third trip to Gotham City is true. “It’s all B.S.,” he said. “ALL of it. Chris and I haven’t even talked about it. He quite understandably is taking a long, long vacation and wants to purge himself. We have mused here and there [but] I mean Chris is pretty much a one movie at a time kind of guy. I wish I could tell you more. There really isn’t anything to tell.”
Starring Christian Bale, directed by Christopher Nolan from Warner Brothers Pictures.
STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS
CBR News has an interview with director David Filoni.
How fitting — five years and a day from the first time this column was printed, the Jay Stephens property that inaugurated this column’s origins is slated to become a feature film according to the Hollywood Reporter.
No release date announced.
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The Hollywood Reporter also reports that Mandalay Pictures, Mark Canton and Liquid Comics are teaming up to bring Liquid’s graphic novel to the big screen. John Collee has been tapped to adapt the story, which is a reimagining of an ancient Hindu epic.
No release date, cast or crew attachments.
Slashfilm has a better look at the costume, on both a stunt man and the film’s star Aaron Johnson.
Release date: April 2009, directed by Matthew Vaughan, starring Aaron Johnson, Nicolas Cage, etc.
PUNISHER: WAR ZONE
The official site has been launched with videos, photos and more from the Ray Stevenson-fueled film.
Release date: December 5, 2008, directed by Lexi Alexander, from Lionsgate.
Release date: March 9, 2009 from Warner Brothers Pictures. Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jackie Earl Haley, Malin Ackerman, etc.
You can find the title for the season’s twelfth episode on the spoilers page at Kryptonsite.
Next new episode, October 9th, 2008
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