G.I. JOE: RISE OF COBRA
Actor Joseph Gordon-Leavitt talked to IESB about the action figure photo floating around. “That toy is not my face. It’s a mask. I like that I get to keep my face,” he said. “It has less to do with me and more to do with this character that I helped create. That’s more thrilling to me. It’s this thing that was born out of a creative, collaborative process between me and a bunch of other people that all worked on creating this character. The way the character looks, that’s what ultimately convinced me to do the part. I saw the designs and drawings of the way they interpreted my character for this movie — the costume, the whole getup — and I was like, ‘Oh, wow. I get to be that guy? Fantastic. Sign me up. Please. Thank you.'”
Starring Dennis Quaid, release date August 7, 2009.
X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE
Starring Hugh Jackman, release date: May 1, 2009.
Kryptonsite has the official network description for the May 7th episode, “Injustice.”
Next episode, “Stiletto,” April 23, 2009.
LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS
According to trade publication Variety, Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce an adaptation of the Mike Bullock/Jack Lawrence comic book.
No release date announced.
CBR News has an early review of the JJ Abrams-helmed film by columnist Rich Johnston.
Release date: May 9, 2009.
TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN
Starring Shia Lebeouf, release date: June 24, 2009.
The word from E! Online is that actor Alexander Skarsgard will not be picking up Mjolnir after all. When asked about the role, Skarsgard replied, “No, I don’t think so. I haven’t gotten the call, so …”
Directed by Kenneth Branagh, release date: May 20, 2011.
SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD
Starring Michael Cera and Brandon Routh, no release date announced.
WORDS FAIL ME …
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