According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryan Singer has talked with 20th Century Fox about returning to the “X-Men” franchise. “I’m still looking to possibly returning to the ‘X-Men’ franchise. I’ve been talking to Fox about it,” says Singer. While this would be the “X-Men 4” mentioned a couple of weeks ago or one of the other spin-offs is unknown. Singer develops many projects simultaneously, so no guarantee even successful talks would lead to a new Singer “X-Men” film within the next five years.
Release date: TBA
COWBOYS & ALIENS
Collider spoke with screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci about the film. They have just started on their new draft and have watched a lot of Westerns to get ready. “We just watched ‘The Searchers’ last,” says Orci.
Directed by Jon Favreau, release date: TBA
According to the Fantagraphics website, Peter Bagge’s “The Bradleys” has been optioned as an animated TV series for Fox. Fantagraphics says the series will be based on “the pre-‘Hate’ era when Buddy Bradley was a teen and still lived at home.”
THE GREEN HORNET
While reporting on the award prospects of “Anvil: the Story of Anvil,” the Los Angeles Times reveals the following: “Wednesday [the band] made their movie debutÂ on the set of fan andÂ directorÂ Michel Gondry’s big-budget flick ‘The Green Hornet,’ filming a cameo where they (literally) explode playing in a rock club.” Anvil is a real rock act. “The Story of Anvil” follows the over-fifty duo as they continue to seek the dream of success while rocking out.
Starring Seth Rogen, release date: December 17th, 2010
SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK
The saga of the “Spider-Man” musical continues! Despite a report last week, supposed investor James D. Stern tells MTV News, “I don’t know. Whether I’m involved in it or not, I don’t have any idea yet.” He does say he loves the show and there is room for superheroes on Broadway, however.
Release date: February 2010?
Kryptonsite has several new spoilers for episode ten, “Disciple” and the Geoff Johns’ penned “Society.” Proceed, as always, at your own risk.
New episode: Friday
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Astro Boy II” could be in the works if the film is successful.
Directed by David Bowers, release date: October 23rd, 2009
THE WORK WEEK
Back from my brief trip up north, only to discover I talk movies no matter where I go. Also, I’m ready to get back to the crazy world of superhero, fantasy, and comedy movies. If any of you 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 the week ahead.