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Following months of comprehensive coverage of every delay, financial setback, woeful critical review and cast-maiming, it is with an overwhelming sense of inevitability that we must inform you that Julie Taymor, the director of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, is presently in discussions with producers that may conclude with her ejection from the endlessly screwed up Broadway musical that still has yet to officially open.The incredibly sad yet compellingly hilari
We've had our fun with the variously amusing production setbacks and not-life-threatening injuries that have cursed Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, but it appears that someone may have been seriously hurt during a preview performance Monday night. As reported by multiple
For comics fans, it's bizarre enough that there's a Broadway musical about Spider-Man with music by U2. But for U2 fans, that the biggest band in the world has written a Broadway musical about Spider-Man must be even weirder
Bono and The Edge of U2, who are scoring the Spider-Man musical, turn the wankery up to 11 in this interview where they talk about how the story of Spider-Man is really the story of every rock and roll star, which is to emerge from unpopular youth into self-obsessed superstardom as a form of vengeance on the people who picked on them? Because egotism and retaliation are totally what Peter Parker is all about?
(Via Topless Robot)
I read the Hollywood Reporter every day while I write my screenplay at Starbucks and yesterday I came across an article that blew my mind. Like, my brain literally exploded. Boom. It took a few more sips