‘Doc Savage’ Brings Pulp to the Big Screen
Last October, lovers of good old fashioned pulp had a reason to get very, very excited when Ain't It Cool News broke the news that Shane Black was hard at work on a screenplay for Doc Savage. The 1930s hero -- who is also returning to the comic book page in DC's upcoming "First Wave" comics -- has never managed to make it to the big screen (we're going to ignore 1975), but now that the w
Christopher Nolan to Lead ‘Superman’ Reboot!?
It's a bird, it's a plane... it's Warner Bros. asking Christopher Nolan to resurrect their Superman franchise and do something cool with it! According to Deadline Hollywood, Nolan has been asked to come in and sort of "mentor" the next Superman movie, and it won't be a sequel to "Superman Returns," but instead the beginning of a brand new franchise...
SDCC: ‘Astro Boy’s Kristen Bell and Freddie Highmore
Among the upcoming films on display here at Comic Con is Astro Boy, based on the popular Japanese manga series. From Todd's recent report on Astro Boy footage: "Astro Boy is based on Osamu Tekuza's 1952 manga, which was developed into a television series in 1963 and subsequently enjoyed multiple incarnations and reinventions in print and on film...
Peter Jackson Gives a ‘Hobbit’ Update at Comic-Con
Cinematical reports: While speaking to fans during Comic Con, Peter Jackson revealed that The Hobbit is much farther away than fans have been led to believe: "Everyone assumes we're casting but we're not," he said. Recently rumors suggested that Jackson (who's producing this time around while Guillermo del Toro directs) would use this time at Con to announce who would play Bilbo Baggins
SDCC: New ‘Batman’ Film to Begin Shooting Next Year!?
Our partner blog Cinematical recently reported this tidbit from The Book of Eli panel at Comic Con: Gary Oldman, who of course plays Commissioner Gordon in the latest series of Batman films from Christopher Nolan, has announced that the next Batman movie will begin shooting next year with a potential release date of 2011...