According to The Globe and Mail (via Comic Book Movie), Zack Snyder’s “Superman” reboot will soot in Vancouver. According to Peter Leitch, chair of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC and president of North Shore Studios and Mammoth Studios,” Snyder’s “next feature” will shoot in the city, but declined to name the movie. “I think it’s a great signal that we’re doing very well here and that we’ve got the quality technicians. … We’ve got a reputation now that we turn out quality product here and I think that’s made the difference,” he continued. Snyder is no stranger to the city, having filmed “Watchmen” there a few years back.
Release date: 2012?
DYLAN DOG: DEAD OF NIGHT
With a March release in Italy, the film now has this classy poster (via Bad Poster) to go with it:
All through college, I dressed like this without ever having heard about the supernatural investigator or his comic book. The corpsey hand was a less than regular occurrence, though. The film, meanwhile, is still looking for a US release date.
Release date: TBA
THE GREEN HORNET
And while we’re doing posters, Superhero Hype has a new one for the Seth Rogen film. It’s getting close to the snaz of the international posters we’ve seen so far. It also smartly uses the color green:
Staring Seth Rogen, release date: January 14th, 2011
The Los Angeles Times has a number of clips director Joseph Kosiniski, original “Tron” director Steven Lisberger and writers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitis talking at a Q&A appearance following a special screening of the film:
Starring Jeff Bridges, release date: Today!
SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
Heat Vision reports the production has been delayed from a January 11th opening to sometime in February. “Producers will use the extra time to iron out the issues and revamp the ending of with the problem-plagued show, which is currently in previews,” they write. Bono and the Edge from U2 will return to the production and write additional music; with the possibility of a new final number.
Opens: When it opens
LOCKE & KEY
Deadline reports actress Sarah Bolger has been cast as middle child Kinsey Locke. The character is described as “unhappily uprooted to her dad’s family home by her mom after he is brutally murdered.”
AKA JESSICA JONES
As our pals at Spinoff Online reported, the star of Marvel’s “Alias” comic book written by Brian Michael Bendis is coming to TV. Oddly enough, the series is coming to ABC, which already aired a show called “Alias.” Taking the name, “AKA Jessica Jones,” it will revolve around the embittered ex-superhero who becomes a private detective. It joins “The Incredible Hulk” and “Cloak & Dagger” on the TV development roster.
WEEKEND ON THE GRID
Cue the Wendy Carlos soundtrack and get me a rum drink, it’s the weekend! I’ve secured 2D tickets for “Tron Legacy” and I have a full weekend of tamale making, crafting, and computer repair. Groovy. Meanwhile, if any of you in the great, wide Internet discover something awesome, disheartening, or just plain weird, let us know! Take credit, come up with a clever nickname, or go anonymous. The choice is yours. Fresh rumors and movie news every weekday morning. I am Erik Amaya, bracing for the future threat of Christmas Week.