Transformers 2, The Spirit, Heroes: August 22nd Comic Reel Wrap


The word, for all those wondering or keeping score, is "oops." Director Michael Bay has a new post on his message boards, and this one comes with a tasty side dish of crow. "Last night at dinner I was having dinner with three Blu-Ray owners, they were pissed about no 'Transformers' Blu-Ray and I drank the kool aid hook line and sinker. So at 1:30 in the morning I posted -- nothing good ever comes out of early am posts mind you -- I over reacted. I heard where Paramount is coming from and the future of HD and players that will be close to the $200 mark which is the magic number. I like what I heard. As a director, I'm all about people seeing films in the best quality possible, and I saw and heard firsthand people upset about a corporate decision. So today I saw 300 on HD-DVD, it rocks! So I think I might be back on to do 'Transformers 2!'" Thanks to Daniel Solzman for noticing that first.


Things just got a little hotter -- Variety reports that actress Eva Mendes will be joining Gabriel Macht, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson in the Will Eisner adaptation. Comics legend Frank Miller wrote the script and will direct the movie, and shooting begins in October.


Is the Heroes World Tour coming to your town? If you read the press release here at CBR you can find out.

Herosite also has fresh spoilers about the up and coming second season, including plot details and episode titles.


Speaking of fresh spoilers, Kryptonsite has target="_blank" some too.


The Justice League can count out actor Christian Bale, according to quotes snagged by Superhero Hype. Bale told the press that he was not signed for the team up movie.

Meanwhile, Hollywood Chicago has a spoiler about what character actor Anthony Michael Hall plays in the film.


Superhero Hype also notes that the sequel has a new name and a new domain: "Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem."


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 saying thank you for your time and indulgence, and "enough talk -- let's go make with the 'biff' and the 'pow' already."

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