X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE
Director George Miller talked to Neos Kosmos about plans for the big DC adaptation. "The Justice League superheroes are in fact related to ancient Greek gods and that will be my reference point," Miller said. Their report claims "the film will showcase a detailed blending of live-action, motion-capture, and CGI animation."
Ain't It Cool News has a new interview with director Guillermo del Toro, who talked about the sequel. "It was a very tough shoot," del Toro said, "only in that we had to sustain six day weeks for over a hundred and thirty days with very very compressed prep. We were always battling the budget and trying to deliver scope on the movie and keep it fresh, so it was a big battle. Physically, Sundays disappeared really fast. You would blink and it was Monday, especially on night shoots, but it was a great experience shooting in Budapest."
The New York Times has a new audio interview with the creators of the film and even some behind-the-scenes artwork.
CBR News has another installment of a story about creator Dave Gibbons visit to the Zack Snyder-led set.
WGA STRIKE WATCH: DAY FIFTY-THREE
An unnatural calm exists between the striking parties, with only a new report from investment firm Bear Stearns stating, "From Wall Street's perspective, we estimate the impact of accepting the [writers'] proposal is largely negligible."
KWANZAA DAY TWO: KUJICHAGULIA
Every year I post the principle of the day for the holiday Kwanzaa because I celebrate it. Not as an evangelizing sort of thing, feel no pressure to get down in the same way, just a celebration. The principle for today is for "Self-Determination: To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves." Also, thanks to Steven Jenkins and Michael for writing in.
Back to business -- 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 [tagline redacted until the WGA strike is resolved].