SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
The New York Post snuck into an even for the upcoming Broadway show and heard songs that will be performed … and found out which villains will be on stage as well. “As Spider-Man, Peter clashes with a parade of Marvel villains — Green Goblin, Carnage, Electro, Rhino, Swarm and Lizard.”
Opening night: January 16, 2010.
G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA
There’s a new trailer for the game based on the movie available at Gametrailers.com that might give you some insights into what you’ll see on screen.
Starring Dennis Quaid, release date: August 7, 2009.
According to MTV, the hip hop legends have an adaptation based on the comic books by Chuck D and Adam Wallenta, which will be released as a graphic novel in May.
No release date announced.
The latest rumor from IESB is that a director is actively being sought and the film is being fast tracked.
No casting information or release date announced.
X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE
XMenFilms.net has some new photos from the Hugh Jackman-fueled Marvel mutant movie.
Directed by Gavin Hood, release date: May 1, 2009.
Next episode: “Eternal,” April 2, 2009.
IGN has quotes from director Sam Raimi who would like fewer cooks in the kitchen next time. They really gave me a tremendous amount of control on the first two films, actually,” Raimi said. “But then there were different opinions on the third film and I didn’t really have creative control, so to speak. The best way for me to move forward on films, I realise… and this was a lesson I had to learn for myself… is that I’ve gotta be the singular voice that makes the creative choices on the film. I love Spider-Man so much that I’d like to continue telling Spider-Man stories but only under those circumstances where I think I can honour him. I don’t think I can honour him any other way.” Thanks to Holden for the heads up on that.
Starring Tobey Maguire, release date: May 6, 2011.
THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS
In “actors asking for work” news, actor Nicolas Cage talked to MTV about becoming a villain for Christopher Nolan. “I would love to play a supervillain. I think that would be a whole lot of fun,” Cage said. “Yeah. If they call and invite me, I’d do it. Certainly.”
Starring Christian Bale, no release date announced.
IGN has a new teaser trailer for the manga adaptation.
Directed by David Bowers, release date: October 23, 2009.
THE CASTING COUCH
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