Tag: Spider-man

“Spider-man” Director Sam Raimi Directing “Earp: Saints for Sinners”

Posted: July 21, 2010 at 12:25 pm   /   Local, Movie News

I know what some of you are thinking, “Oh great another Wyatt Earp movie.” Only because that was one of the first things I thought as well. However, this is an updated Wyatt Earp tale that is set in the future. Combine this with Raimi’s comic book sensibilities and you have a win-win situation on […]

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Sony Pictures Announces Andrew Garfield as the Spectacular Spider-Man

Posted: July 2, 2010 at 12:23 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Just yesterday sites all over the internet were abuzz with news that Sony Pictures was close to casting the role of Peter Parker/Spider-man for their upcoming reboot. Well, the internet got half of the news right, Sony was close to casting the role, but not with Josh Hutcherson in the lead role. (Read our story […]

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Rumor Mill: Josh Hutcherson Locked in to Play Peter Parker in “Spider-Man”

Posted: July 1, 2010 at 12:44 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Back in February the internet was alight with rumors that Percy Jackson star, Logan Lerman, was set to play Peter Parker in Sony’s reboot of the Spider-man franchise. (Read the article here.)  The rumors were proved to be false, and instead it turned out that the studio had just had a few talks with him […]

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Marvel Studios Looking at Smaller Films For Comic Book Adaptations

Posted: April 28, 2010 at 10:54 am   /   Local, Movie News

Marvel has had hit or miss success with many of their properties, but they’ve pretty much all had one thing in common; They all have massive budgets. Luckily, the success of films like Spider-man and Iron Man have paid for the flops like Fantastic Four and Hulk. Sure, those films didn’t do awful, but compared […]

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“Spider-Man” Casting Rumors False, No Logan Lerman

Posted: March 5, 2010 at 1:58 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Ever since the announcement back in January that Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire would not be back webslinging, the internet has obsessed over who would play the next wisecracking spectacular Spider-man. All kinds of names have been thrown around such as Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Zac Efron. None has gained more traction than Percy Jackon […]

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Spider-Man Coming To Theaters 2012 In 3D

Posted: February 12, 2010 at 3:14 pm   /   Local, Movie News

The Spider-Man reboot has a release date, and it will be battling the sequel to last year’s successful reboot, Star Trek. The film will be released in 3D on July 3, 2012. The film is still untitled, but has a director, (500) Days of Summer‘s Marc Webb. Producing the film will be Marvel Entertainment’s Avi […]

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Marc Webb Officially Hired As Director Of ‘Spider-man’ Series – and New Details!

Posted: January 20, 2010 at 1:45 pm   /   Local, Movie News

(500) Days of Summer director Marc Webb has officially been named the director of the new Spider-man films made in a joint announcement between Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios.  They have signed the director to the first film, and have the option of signing him for two sequels as well. “This is a dream come […]

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Marc Webb Directing New Spider-Man Franchise?

Posted: January 14, 2010 at 2:09 pm   /   Local, Movie News

After the news that Spider-Man 4 was a no go, and that director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Macguire dropped out speculation started on who would be the new director.  The (500) Days of Summer director Marc Webb (what a perfect name for the Spidey series), is apparently being courted by Sony Pictures to shoot […]

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‘Spider-Man 4’ Newsflash: Raimi and Maguire out, Reboot In!

Posted: January 11, 2010 at 6:56 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Just as I was about to put up some news that John Malkovitch was going to be playing The Vulture, the villain in Spider-Man 4, it seems that news broke out that Sam Raimi has left the project, along with the cast from the original films.  Instead of seeing a sequel starring Tobey MacGuire for […]

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Green Lantern Gets a Green Light! Production Starts in 10 Weeks!

Posted: January 7, 2010 at 12:21 pm   /   Local, Movie News

It is shaping up to be a good couple years for comic book fans.  In the next couple years you have Kick-Ass, Scott Pilgrim, Iron Man, The Green Hornet, Spider-man, Captain America,  and Thor movies coming out. That isn’t including probably a few that I missed and ones that will be green lit in the […]

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