V FOR VENDETTA
There’s a new photo of Natalie Portman in character as Evey Hammond over at this German site.
In the Mailbag column at Moviehole, their columnist Clint has an update on how things are going for the blood-soaked sequel. “Thomas Jane’s so busy at the moment – doing his own projects – I argue to see where and how he’s going to fit in another outing as Frank Castle. Still, Lionsgate says its happening – so it must be happening, right? Marvel’s vice chairman Peter Cuneo said during a webcast at the Thomas Weisel Partners Consumer Conference that it’s on target for a late 2006 release. I believe the script has been signed, sealed and delivered to Ari.”
What? You couldn’t fight your way through the Flash 8-based madness to get a look at Johnny Blaze in his full glory? You can still catch some screen captures at Comic Book Movie, as well as some quotes from director Mark Steven Johnson over at Comics Continuum, answering the age old question, “how’d dey do dat?”
QUIET ON THE SET
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