THE GREEN HORNET
Writer/Star Seth Rogen tells Contact Music his character is a douchebag. Shocking, I know. Rogen goes onto to say the secret of the concept it the duo of the Hornet and Kato. “In our approach, the relationship is the superpower. Alone these guys are kind of nothing, but together they’re able to accomplish things that no mere mortal ever could,” he says. I suppose by the end of the film, Rogen’s character learns to be less of a douchebag. He doesn’t confirm or deny that in the article.
Staring Seth Rogen, release date: January 14th, 2011
Superhero Hype did some digging and has confirmed the Kree/ Skrull rumor from Christmas was actually a “research error” on the part of the Albuquerque Journal. “The information published in the Albuquerque Journal was not officially released through Marvel Studios,” the write. Of course, there’s always the possibility that “research error” was a bit of information released too soon. Time, as always, will tell.
Directed by Joss Whedon & starring everybody, release date: May 4th, 2012
Concept artist Neville Page talked with Daemon’s Movies about working on the film. He notes a particular member of the Corp as his favorite. “He’s called Chaselon and that character as drawn is like a crystal faceted, geodesic shape and it has robotic limbs and it has a Mohawk and a mask. In the cartoon you can kind of get away with stuff because if there’s a written word your brain is going to fill in the blanks and make it real the way that you’re brain is going to allow it to happen, but when you have to present it as fully realized, I saw that one and I thought, ‘This is such a zany concept that I don’t know how we’re going to pull it off,'” he says. “Quite frankly, the ideas behind ‘Green Lantern’ are so inventive that it really did reignite for me a sense of, ‘Okay, I can push the boundaries just a little bit. If someone else has come up with an idea for a creature that looks like a slug and is wearing a Victorian, redheaded wig, clearly I can start to push the envelope a bit on my own stuff.’ So it was a great education from that standpoint.”
Starring Ryan Reynolds, release date: June 17th, 2011
While the film is still in the hazy mists of the future, here at CBR, we present the cover to the new Dark Horse Presents which features an image from Frank Miller’s forthcoming comic book upon which the film is based:
Release date: TBA
TUESDAY ON HOLIDAY
With the town still sleeping off Christmas dinner, I think I might check out that “Tron Evolution” game. I haven’t heard great things about it, but it has to worth the rental price, right? Meanwhile, if any of you in the great, wide Internet discover something awesome, disheartening, or just plain weird, let us know! Take credit, come up with a clever nickname, or go anonymous. The choice is yours. Fresh rumors and movie news every weekday morning. I am Erik Amaya, bracing for the future threat of crushing disappointment in a “Tron” product.
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