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Original Material? Be Careful What You Ask For, Hollywood

So, it appears that Hollywood has finally realized that there's only so many old toys, cartoon shows and comic books worth making into movies (And somewhere, Marvel and DC are aggressively disagreeing with that last one, I'm sure), and is looking for the movie machine to start churning out original material. Which raises the question: Is anyone really ready for that?

Jonah Hex: The CBR Review

While "Jonah Hex" contains some genuinely great performances, the movie ultimately suffers from unnecessary CGI and fantastical elements, spiralling into a standard summer actioner conclusion.

First Look: The Set Of Cowboys & Aliens

Director Jon Favreau has revealed a look at the Western town set of Cowboys & Aliens, the DreamWorks/Universal adaptation of the 2006 graphic novel. The film, which stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde, opens on July 29, 2011.

Fassbender In Talks To Play Magneto In X-Men: First Class

After being caught in a rumored tug of war between Sony and Fox, Michael Fassbender has begun negotiations to play a young Magneto in X-Men: First Class, the Matthew Vaughn film that takes Marvel's mutant saga back to the very beginning. James McAvoy stars as Charles Xavier.

Has X-Men: First Class Enrolled Its Beast?

Showbiz411 reports that Benjamin Walker, star of the Public Theater's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, has been cast as Hank McCoy -- aka the Beast -- in Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class. The reboot of Fox's X-Men franchise stars James McAvoy as Professor Xavier.

No Buffy Movie Reboot For Now

Sometimes, it's good to only discover things after they've turned out to have failed. Take, for example, the news that Vanessa Hudgens has turned down the chance to star in a reboot of Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

The Secret Origin Of Alien

The poster for Alien is an undisputed classic poster: The vague imagery that disturbs even though you don't understand it until you've seen the film, the tagline... Everything you need is right there. And that, according to director Sir Ridley Scott, is very intentional.

Is Potter's Yates Developing A Fables Movie?

If you read the news of Imagine Entertainment optioning Legends: The Enchanted and thought, "Wait, isn't that a darker version of Fables? Why doesn't someone make a movie out of that?" Then here's a fun rumor: A Harry Potter veteran may be doing that very thing.

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