The rumors still swirl around Indian actress Priyanka Chopra playing Themiscira’s Finest, according to the UK’s Metro. “Till something happens, I don’t want to talk about it,” Chopra said. “I’m not confirming the news or denying it right now.”
SIN CITY 2
Superhero Hype has quotes from actress Angelina Jolie regarding the Frank Miller-minded sequel. “We talked about it and I read the comic,” Jolie said. “I don’t think the film is being made at this moment. When it’s actually going to be made I’m sure we’ll talk about it. It was a funny thing, because the idea came to me when I was pregnant. So it was this idea … I’ve been Clover (in ‘The Good Shepherd’), depressed and quiet, and then I was feeling very maternal, pregnant. It was this idea of this sexy, violent and loud [character]… I thought maybe after I’m pregnant it would be nice to do.”
20TH CENTURY BOYS
According to Anime News Network, the Naoki Urasawa manga will be adapted into a live action film slated for a 2008 release. You might be able to discern more information from the official site if you happen to know how to read Japanese.
Actor Thomas Jane talked to IGN about what can be expected from the sequel. “It’s more of a ‘Taxi Driver’ kind of a feel which I think we’ll go for in the second movie,” Jane said. “I think that’s where the first one succeeded, where we were doing more realistic type stuff. And if we can, [we should] get away from the lighter aspects of the first film. Because I think that’s where the movie failed.”
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES
Superhero Report has a first look at the Legion of Super Villains, who were seen in promotional spots viewed this weekend, and some guesses at which members made the cut.
The official site has been launched for the Sony Classics adaptation of the Marjane Satrapi adaptation.
Mmm, nothing better than the smell of fresh spoilers, courtesy of Kryptonsite, this time centering on February episodes “Trespass” and “Freak.”
FANTASTIC FOUR 2/TRANSFORMERS
A note a Comingsoon.net claims we’ll be able to see Reed and the gang attached to prints of “Night at the Museum” as of December 22nd, and that there will be a new transmission from Cybertron by the end of the year.
SPIDER-MAN 3/GHOST RIDER
Speaking of sneak peeks, a scooper at Superhero Hype claims that there will be footage shown during Wednesday night’s Spike TV Video Game Awards.
A new video journal at the official site talks about the bare-chested bravery of the Spartan warriors.
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