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?
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.
Magneto and Beast report for "First Class"! "Jonah Hex" in reviews as gnarled as his face. A new "Scott Pilgrim" trailer burst onto the scene. Also, "Fables" rumored for film and more.
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.
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.
Twentieth Century Fox has released the first trailer for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader, the third in the series of films based on C.S. Lewis' acclaimed fantasy novels. The movie opens in theaters on Dec. 10.
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.
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.
The New Zealand production of The Hobbit has certainly hit a few snags, but some new set photographs indicate that the project is moving forward regardless.