Musician-turned-actor Common told MTV that he could become a convention regular for yet another reason. “On the movie side, Common said he was being offered the part of Road Block in the ‘G.I. Joe’ movie, but nothing has been solidified yet.”
Defying the conventional reasoning that there’s no such thing as Canada, the Sydney Morning Herald reports that the George Miller-helmed production could be headed to North America due to financial considerations.
CBR News has the inside scoop on the premiere of the new animated series.
IGN has a report on actress Pamela Anderson in the genre spoof, and discusses Tracy Morgan as Professor X. Seriously.
IGN also has a video interview with director Jon Favreau at Wondercon.
Favreau also told Sci Fi Wire that all things lead to Avengers Mansion. “I don’t want to blow anything, and also I don’t honestly know where it’s all going to land,” Favreau said. “I know that there are sort things that have been discussed and tried and talked about. I know at the end of the day on the horizon is ‘The Avengers,’ and the idea is to have chapters of all of the characters that would contribute to being ‘The Avengers’ … Hopefully, we’re all going toward ‘The Avengers.'”
BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT
Superhero Hype has the press release for the new animated DVD release, which fans can expect on July 8th.
THE DARK KNIGHT
While we’re dealing with Gotham City, CBR’s own Rich Johnston has an interesting rumor about Anthony Michael Hall’s role in the Bat-sequel.
THE WORLD OF QUEST
Comics2Film has an article featuring the show’s producer Melanie Melanson talking about how the indie comic came to the small screen.
Creator J. Michael Straczynski is quoted at Newsarama talking about what to expect from the Norrin Radd story. “For what the ‘Silver Surfer’ movie entails Straczynski says it will cover the origin of the character. He said it will feature Galactus, noting that the latest ‘Fantastic Four’ film held off on showing Galactus to reveal him for this film.”
Kryptonsite has production stills for the March 20th episode, “Traveler.”
EL CAPITAN TRUENO
Admittedly, it’s not in English, but you can find a teaser trailer here.
Director Frank Miller has posted a new production blog on the official website talking about the actors he’s working with. The film opens January 16th, 2009.
CBR News has a special report on movie makers Steve Carrell, Anne Hathaway and Roland Emmerich at Wondercon.
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