Tag: Marvel

Peter Sollett Directing Marvel’s “Runaways”

Posted: April 9, 2010 at 11:16 pm   /   Local, Movie News

This is going to confuse a lot of people, but this story has nothing to do with the current film starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. (Although, you can check out our review here.) Nope, this has to do with the adaptation of the Marvel comic, Runaways. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist director Peter Sollett […]

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“Clash of the Titans” Director Louis Leterrier Taking on “Y: The Last Man”?

Posted: March 29, 2010 at 3:53 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Y: The Last Man has been tied up in developmental hell for some years now. The last person attached to the project was Eagle Eye and Disturbia director D.J. Caruso.  The director has been in talks with New Line about adapting the project for a while.  The film at one time also had Shia LeBeouf […]

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Captain America Casting Update – More Names, John Krasinski Out?

Posted: March 10, 2010 at 11:19 am   /   Local, Movie News

Yesterday Fox 411 reported that The Office‘s John Krasinski was all but a virtual lock for the role of Captain America. Today, it seems that they have no idea what they are talking about. It also seems that not only is Krasinski not the main choice for the role now, but that he might be […]

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The Short List for “Captain America” Casting

Posted: February 24, 2010 at 3:17 pm   /   Local, Movie News, Opinion

Since production on the film starts in a couple months, Marvel is narrowing down its choices for the title role in the Captain America  film. You’ll be surprised at who people are reporting are testing for the roll.  Which of these lucky men are going to play the All American Hero, Steve Rogers? 1. John […]

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Natalie Portman Gets High With a Little Help From Her Friends?

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 12:40 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Natalie Portman is developing a new take on the stoner comedy, with her production company Handsome Charlie Films. She is set to star in the stoner comedy Best Buds, which changes the genre a bit. Instead of a group of men on a mission getting high, a group of women head to their best friend’s […]

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Marvel and Disney Close the Deal on Merger

Posted: December 31, 2009 at 1:17 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Well, it is a done deal. Marvel shareholders have approved the merger with Disney. I wouldn’t be too worried about it. I’ve seen a lot of people get worked up over this. I see it as a good thing. Let’s be honest here, the comic book industry is slowly crumbling every years, with sales dropping […]

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‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Starts Filming in June

Posted: December 28, 2009 at 12:04 pm   /   Local, Movie News

The release of a trailer for the highly anticipated Iron Man 2 has drummed up interest in the other projects as well. Fangoria has an interview with Captain America director Joe Johnston who is currently working in pre-production on the film, and is planning for a June start date. The project has yet to cast […]

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Fantastic Four to be Rebooted

Posted: September 1, 2009 at 9:22 am   /   Local, Movie News

The first two films of that Fantastic Four franchise did decent business, but they weren’t the blockbuster that Spider-man was. Although Fantastic 4 has never been as popular of a comic as Spider-man has been. Sure there is appeal there, but not as much as the high flying web-slinger. So it makes me wonder why […]

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Disney buys Marvel for $4 Billion

Posted: August 31, 2009 at 9:34 am   /   Local, Movie News

I can picture it now, Spidey is flinging through New York and on top of his head is mouse ears. I really don’t know how to feel about this. Marvel has finally started to realize how to market and film their characters correctly (or at least better than before), and I’m hoping the addition of […]

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Shazam! Has Found a Writer

Posted: August 19, 2009 at 10:51 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Shazam! the comic book property best known for it’s superhero Captain Marvel and his alter ego Billy Batson has finally found a writer for it’s film adaptation, writer Bill Birch. From Variety: Warner Bros. has tapped scribe Bill Birch to reboot “Shazam!,” the DC Comics’ adaptation of the Captain Marvel story that’s being developed as […]

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