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Sin City, The Batman, Spider-Man 3: June 2nd Comic Reel Wrap

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Sin City, The Batman, Spider-Man 3: June 2nd Comic Reel Wrap

SIN CITY

According to Variety (subscription required) “Rundown” actress Rosario Dawson will be moving into Frank Miller’s “Sin City” adaptation, joining an already star-heavy cast including Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett, Carla Gugino and more.

THE BATMAN

The news is out: the Legions of Gotham messageboard has the skinny on the voices of The Riddler and Bane in the new animated series. Former Freddy Krueger star Robert England will bring new life to Edward Nigma, and “Desperado” heavy Joaquim DeAlmeida will voice the grandiose Bane.

SPIDER-MAN 3

Dark Horizons has a spoiler from a fan who read the second film’s novelization. Regardless of whether or not we’ll see a certain symbiote, a key moment in “Spider-Man 2” with a familiar mirror practically guarantees more pumpkin bombs flying around.

ALIEN VS. PREDATOR

Actor Carsten Norgaard talked to Sci Fi Wire about breaking a rib while filming the action film. “It was a scene where I get punched seriously,” Norgaard said. “I was pretty much out of air when the first big hit happened. I felt something. We had to take a recess for 15 minutes and kept on going. Sometimes I could barely stand up,” he said. “[But] you’re there to do a job, so you hang in there. I reached a point where just Tylenol and Advil couldn’t crush the pain.” To literally add insult to injury, the effects for the shot made things more miserable. “What was so incredible was that we had four of these huge continental jet engines, like the biggest ones in Europe, [blowing on us],” he said. “When you [turn] those on, I’m telling you, you cannot stand. You’re virtually flying away. Then you add [artificial] snow. It’s like a blizzard. I had to scrape snow out of the eyes [in between takes]. You definitely get the feeling that you’re in an incredible, ruthless environment.”

In other news, artist Patrick Tatopoulos has some spoiler-laden conceptual designs hidden in the Flash-heavy recesses of his website listed under “Projects.”

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