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The Dark Knight Rises star Joseph Gordon-Levitt is jumping from the DC movieverse to a more Vertigo live action landscape. Deadline reports that the 32-year-old actor and director is "finalizing a deal" to team with Dark Knight trilogy co-writer David S. Goyer to co-produce a Sandman film at Warner Bros., based on the 75-issue comic book series and its spinoffs written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by artists including Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, Jill Thompson, Shawn McManus, Marc Hempel, Michael Zulli and Dave McKean. What's more, Gordon-Levitt has confirmed on Twitter that he'll star as Sandman protagonist, Dream, the immortal physical manifestation of dreaming who works to reestablish his role in reality after escaping a 70-year imprisonment at the hands of human occultists.
Bad news for all those hoping that Joseph Gordon-Levitt would take the lead role of Star Lord in Marvel Studios' Guardians of The Galaxy: He's decided to pass on the opportunity. He's staying with comic
From Drew McWeeny at HitFix comes this tantalizing rumor: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is "absolutely" going to play Batman in Warner Bros. forthcoming Justice League film based on the DC Comics superheroes. Citing unnamed sources, the report also indicates the Dark Knight Rises star, who emerged from
Upcoming: Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O'Malley has given fans an update about his upcoming project, Seconds, noting that "...Seconds is about a restaurant, and the restaurant is called Seconds, and 90 percent of the story takes place within it. Beyond that it's really
Halloween: Sean Fallon's TARDIS jack-o'-lantern should light up Doctor Who fans' respective days.
Movies: It remains to be seen how The Adventures of Tintin will do in North America, but European fans seem to be digging (or at least paying to see) the motion capture animated film so far.
Creators: Ali Ferzat, the Syrian cartoonist who was
Controverting an earlier report by Variety, Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed this week via press release that actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt will not portray Alberto Falcone in The Dark Knight Rises, the new film based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The truth is that Gordon-Levitt will play the role of John Blake, a Gotham City police officer working on a special detail under Commissioner Gordon, and an invention of dire
Surprising few, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will indeed portray Alberto Falcone in The Dark Knight Rises. Rumors to that effect have persisted since the Inception actor was announced last month to be in talks to re-team with Christopher Nolan for the third of the director's Batman films, but a report in Variety would seem to make it official. Alberto is the son of Gotham City crime boss Car