The Chicago Triune’s Red Eye section, actress Angelina Jolie flew into the Windy City to screen test for the Mark Millar adaptation. “She’ll be filming a lot of action scenes in cars,” their source said. While she was in Chi-town, Jolie test-drove some Dodge Vipers that will be used for the film.
There’s also a note on this web site about a casting call for people in Prague to participate in the film.
There’s a new video of stuntman Tom Harper displaying the 1936 Ford that will be shown in the movie.
Also, if you download the PDF of Film Music Weekly’s latest issue, they say that John Debney will score the music for Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man,” opening in theaters on May 2, 2008. FMW also says that he is attached to score TWO upcoming “Sin City” sequels. While it’s news that he’s composing music for that as well, it’s interesting to note that they claim there are more than one sequel in the works.
THE MAN OF STEEL
According to Just Jared, actor Orlando Bloom “was spotted discussing roles in the upcoming Superman at the Tower Bar restaurant in Hollywood with Superman Returns producers Mindy and Jon Peters and the movieÕs director, Bryan Singer.”
Green Arrow in prison? David Goyer made a post on his blog talking about how the project came to be. “The basic concept actually came about through Justin Marks, a terrific young writer my wife Jessika (a producer) had previously worked with. They thought the idea of a prison-break story set in a jail designed exclusively for super-villains was a cool one. And I heartily agreed. After some discussion, we decided it would be fun to frame a super-hero and toss him into the meta-human mix. From that point, it seemed like the next logical step was to set the film in either the Marvel or DC Universe. That way, we could populate the movie with all sorts of cool B and C-character Easter Eggs. We eventually landed at DC. Green Arrow, given his hard-hitting, moralistic tendencies, seemed like the most interesting hero to put through the institutional wringer.”
If you’re steeped in the show’s arcana, you will find the character Hana’s blog interesting. The character can hear and communicate through the internet, and the interaction she has with fans online will allegedly translate into things that happen on the show.
How about some new photos from the Neil Gaiman adaptation? Film Ick has you covered.
This Hungarian site notes that the film is scheduled to start shooting this week. “The studio will open one month ahead of schedule next week. The first phase of the development is completed and shooting of the second part of ‘Hellboy 2’ will start next week.”
FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER
If you’re gonna Photoshop two previously seen images into one poster, at least you can make it a high resolution image like the one at Superhero Hype.
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