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  • June 21, 2012
    Hollywood always needs more superhero movies, and director Barry Sonnenfeld (Wild Wild West, Addams Family, MiB) always needs more comedic action-adventures to flood with high-key lighting and (ideally) a title track from an innocuous rapper. Through symbiosis and contract nego... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2012
    God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs. Man creates a three-panel comic strip that, with little embellishment, slowly recreates the events of that movie where man creates dinosaurs: We final... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2012
    With a shiny new Spider-Man movie on the way this summer, Sony's method of cleaning up the mess of Spider-Man 3 has thus far been to just sweep it under a Spidey suit with running shoe feet and hope no one remembers. But all along, the studio has been well aware there's a still... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2011
    For months, Arnold Schwarzenegger has teased what he might take on as his first part since being free of all those obligations he had when we let the guy from Pumping Iron run an entire state, and now, at last, he's made his announcement: he'll be playing a cartoon superhero ve... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2011
    While it's become pretty commonplace for the big franchise films to get synergistic comic book releases to coincide with their releases, there really hasn't been a precedent set for if that's something we should also expect from swords & sorcery stoner comedies that star recent... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2011
    Now that Henry Cavill is locked in to play the Man of Steel, Zack Snyder is getting to work filling his Superman film's non-Superman parts with Kevin Costners and the like. Next on Snyder's list: filling the part of villain General Zod--last portrayed theatrically by Terrence S... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2011
    It seems the ever-increasing sidekick presence of Zach Galifianakis will likely be merging with the ever-increasing comic book movie presence of Ryan Reynolds on the set of R.I.P.D. The LA Times has word our favorite portly beardo will be starring alongside Green Lantern in Red... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2010
    The Green Lantern movie may be filled with so many superhero movie clichés that it borders on satire, but at least it isn't trying to cram a bunch of villains into a single film, right? Wrong! Though the trailer focused mostly on Peter Sarsgaard's giant, evil head, Green Lanter... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2010
    One of the bigger question marks on my personal Will-It-Be-Shitty? superhero movie board has been Martin Campbell's adaptation of Green Lantern. Up until this trailer, I wasn't too convinced either way, and now that I've watched it a couple times... I'm still not that convinced... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2010
    Because nothing sells tickets like chaps (assuming tickets are being sold to leather daddy communities), here's the poster for Jon Favreau's latest comic book adaptation, Cowboys & Aliens. Come back Wednesday for the film's trailer and, if you're lucky, even more flashlight wri... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2010
    While Marc Webb has thus far been building up his Spider-Man cast with mostly up-and-comers and indie stars, the director is suddenly really going for your parents' ticket money with the casting of Peter Parker's elderly, adoptive parents. According to Heat Vision, Martin Sheen... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2010
    Now that we know the new Batman film is called The Dark Knight Rises, and that it won't involve the Riddler, time to get back to the world of unsubstantiated rumor. Today, our trip to that land is provided by ComicBookMovie, who report a "source" has told them Charlize Theron, ... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2010
    You've seen the cover of the Captain America issue of Entertainment Weekly; now ready to see the inside? Then continue your odyssey of "looking at a magazine cover first, then the interior, as one normally does"...... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2010
    With Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, and supervillain The Lizard all cast in Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot, it's time to move on to wild speculation about the comic book film's supporting cast, and it looks like What'sPlaying has the first rumor for us to freak out about. The outlet ... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2010
    Doing his stern superhero face--which seems a lot like Zoolander's Blue Steel face--here's the first official look at Chris Evans in his Captain America get-up on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. Get ready for intense stares that will look into your soul and melt your heart, ... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2010
    We haven't had any trailers or anything from Thor in a while; how about we start speculating about the comic adaptation based on grainy photos of action figures? Here's a first, plastic look at the Marvel film's Frost Giant wielding icicle arm and ice bouquet. What do you think... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2010
    From DailyBlam, this thing, in front of the microwave, is apparently Green Lantern's Matrix-themed power battery from the upcoming superhero film. What do you think? It kind of works if they change the character's name to Green Underwater Sports Watch from ShopNBC. (via)... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2010
    With remakes of '70s and '80s series, and forcing more and more actors to list "Bruce Banner/Incredible Hulk" on their acting résumés, both so inexplicably popular right now, Marvel and ABC are teaming up to once again bring a live-action version of the Hulk to willing televisi... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2010
    Now that Marc Webb has finally figured out who's going to be Peter Parker's would-be girlfriend in his superhero reboot, the director has quickly moved on to the issue of the film's enemy, casting Rhys Ifans as a character named in the press release only as "the villain." Colum... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2010
    One more name to add to the list of candidates who may end up directing the latest attempt at bringing Superman to screens: Darren Aronofsky. According to Heat Vision, the Wrestler director, who's currently getting all kinds of clapping for Black Swan, is in active but early ta... / Continue →