The latest scuttlebutt from E! Online is that actor James Marsters will shortly be back at work as Braniac. "We last saw Marsters's [sic] character, Dr. Milton Fine (aka Brainiac), in Smallville's fifth season finale," wrote Kristin dos Santos. "While it's unclear exactly how James is returning, I can tell you he's reprising the exact same character, he's returning to set very soon and his episodes begin airing in January."
Meanwhile, Kryptonsite has the title of the new season's ninth episode on their spoilers page.
Comics2Film has a fresh rumor that the Phil Hester/Andy Kuhn Image comic could be headed to Cartoon Network.
WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN
You can catch an early look at the new animated series on the Toon Zone message boards.
THE DARK KNIGHT
Reader Nick Halliday wrote in to say, "I believe that Dark Knight is being filmed at Longcross, which is a fromer defense testing ground now TV/film studios, recently used by the BBC for 'Jekyll' a BBC America production starring 'Bionic Woman' Michelle Ryan." Thanks, Nick!
A story at IESB claims that "30 Days of Night" director David Slade was first choice, but his budget scared studio execs and got him replaced. They also have a rumor that Atlanta-based rapper TI did a reading for the role of John Stewart in the film.
30 DAYS OF NIGHT
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES
CBR News has five new images from the animated series.
I CAN'T WORK UNDER THESE CONDITIONS
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