Production Weekly reports that Marvel Studios will begin filming Runaways in January. When last we heard about the adaptation, Peter Sollett (Nick And Nora's Infinite Playlist) was negotiating to direct, while Drew Pearce (No Heroics) had been hired to write the screenplay.
Despite all the problems being thrown at it - Original director Guillermo del Toro leaving the project, MGM going bankrupt, the possible loss of Ian McKellan as Gandalf - The Hobbit is continuing to move forward towards becoming a cinematic reality.
Universal Pictures has released a new video featurette for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, director Edgar Wrights adaptation of the acclaimed comic series by Bryan Lee O'Malley. The film, which stars Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, opens on Aug. 13.
Summit Entertainment has issued a second character poster for Red, this time focusing on Helen Mirren, who plays a retired CIA operative in the upcoming action film based on the miniseries by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner.
A video "Call to Arms" asks male movie-goers to rally in theaters to support The Expendables against Eat, Pray, Love in their opening-weekend battle: "August 13th we take back what's ours."
Ed Norton responds to losing Hulk! "Batman: Under the Hood" to screen at CCI, Worthington unsure how "Last Days" will adapt to film. Also, "Spider-Man" casting rumors and more.
And the award for the most unexpected* lawsuit of the year goes to... the record industry versus the porn industry, over unauthorized use of songs to accompany porn videos online. But is it really just Fair Use?
In an online statement to fans, Edward Norton responded this afternoon to the decision by Marvel Studios to recast the role of Bruce Banner in The Avengers: "I know this is disappointing to many people and that makes me sad. But I am very sincerely grateful to Marvel for extending the offer and even more so for giving me the chance to be a part of the Hulk's long and excellent history."
The final two days of Comic-Con International feature a jam-packed movie and TV schedule that includes panels devoted to Green Lantern, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, Glee, Let Me In, Smallville, Cowboys & Aliens and much more.
Summit Entertainment has released the first poster for RED, the Robert Schwentke-directed film based on the WildStorm miniseries by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. The movie, which stars Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren, opens on Oct. 15.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse may have broken box office records when it opened last week, but apparently vampires don't sparkle in the long-term; the evil geniuses behind animated movie Despicable Me managed to steal the box office crown this weekend.
Star Sam Worthington talks to Spinoff Online about the sequel to Clash of the Titans, the Avatar extended edition and the much-speculated sex scene that didn't make it in to the original release: "To be honest, I think everyone's going to be disappointed that it's not blue porn."
Marvel smash at Hulk in "Avengers." Michael Caine says "Batman 3" shoots in April. Angelina Jolie explains why she is not "Wanted 2." Also, Kevin Bacon to taunt "First Class" and more.