THE DARK KNIGHT
There are reports coming out of the UK and chronicled on Latino Review that the sequel is already in pre-production in London. "We can confirm that most of the 'Batman Begins' crew is back, including director of photography Wally Pfister, production designer Nathan Crowley, costume designer Lindy Hemming and art directors Simon Lamont and Kevin Kavanaugh."Ã
According to Variety, two South Korean filmmakers named Bong Joon-ho and Park Chan-wook are adapting the French graphic novel for English speaking audiences. Holy multiculturalism!
Craig from Kryptonsite wrote in to point out another set of official descriptions from the network, this time with spoilers. Meanwhile, actor Adrian Pasdar is quoted at Sci Fi Wire looking ahead for his character to develop on screen. "The relationship there was predicated, I think, on a common understanding of what it would take to be a politician's wife and all of the things that go along with that," Pasdar said, talking about upcoming appearances by Rena Sofer as his character's wife. "And love, of course, factored in, I think, heavily in the beginning as well." Look for mild spoilers there as well.
The original Arthur Curry spoke to a Pluggd interviewer in a recent podcast about not getting the pilot and more.
QUIET ON THE SET
We can't do this without you. The rumors, the scoops, the set photos -- they're all fueled by passionate fans emailing in the goods. The ones who ask, "What do you mean your sister's dating somebody who works for Miles Millar?" The ones who know the code names of movie projects and scour city permit filings for them. The devoted, the involved. Fans, just like you. Whatever you know, we wanna know, and whether you want your name shouted to the web's rafters or kept closer than a classified report, we've got you covered like a comforter. Broadcasting live from Los Angeles, this is your humble scribe Hannibal Tabu (web site, MySpace blog) saying thank you for your time and indulgence, fresh comics reviews are online, a new Grand Theft Auto game should not make me this happy just from a website (which made me an hour later posting this than normal, so sorry), and "enough talk -- let's go make with the 'biff' and the 'pow' already."