Creator Joss Whedon left a note on his message board that the studio has the script. “The Brothers Warner HAVE read Wondy Gal,” Whedon wrote, “and are arranging a meeting to tell me that it is a perfect crystalline gem and I must not change a word, nay, not a syllable. I’m certain that’s how it will go.”
CBR’s own Mark Cronan has a very early review of the upcoming Frank Miller adaptation, but Comingsoon.net notes that the film is no longer scheduled for a March 16, 2007 release and has been slated as “to be announced.”
FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER
Meanwhile, BlackFilm notes that Andre Braugher will be playing a “military general” in the sequel, not Puppet Master as some rumors claimed.
Well, there used to be a snippet of the proposed Eel O’Brien pilot at Ain’t It Cool News, but now all you can see is a screen grab. Aww …
Apparently, many Transformers fans are none too pleased with what they’re seeing from the Michael Bay production, and (in addition to posting new character mockups) they’re voicing it — faithful reader Thom Pratt sent us this link to the front page of Seibertron.com, which shows the many incarnations of Megatron in comparison to a set of images for the new movie.
According to the blog of producer Grant Curtis, get ready for more this year. “In regard to the next time you will get a glimpse of the movie, please know that we will have a trailer coming out this fall.”
Oh, YouTube — how did we make it without you? The viral video site has the footage shown at San Diego, while over at the Legions of Gotham message boards several posters were kind enough to share screen captures of varying resolutions.
THE DARK KNIGHT
Keeping it in Gotham City for a moment, Batman-On-Film is reporting that actor Sean Penn was the first choice for the Clown Prince of Crime, but passed.
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES
The kids from the thirty first century now have a mini-site on the Kids WB page, where you can glimpse … INTO THE FUTURE!
THAT’S A WRAP
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