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This one’s too good to hide after the break, so let’s begin this roundup of sequel news with a killer quote from Nicolas Cage. The actor often seems to go off the deep end with respect to movie roles, and one of his crazier ones in recent memory is the Neil LaBute remake of The Wicker Man. There’s no way to sum up the madness of the film; if you haven’t seen it, get that sucker now.
During a recent web chat with Empire, Cage was asked about revisiting old characters, and he said
I would like to hook up with one of the great Japanese filmmakers, like the master that made ‘Ringu,’ and I would like to take ‘The Wicker Man’ to Japan, except this time he’s a ghost.
Hideo Nakata is the director of whom he speaks, and it took me a couple extra seconds to call his name to memory as my mind was busy exploding. Was Cage serious? Hard to tell of late, given the other films he’s been doing. But I would watch that Ringu Man movie, whatever it turned out to be, without thinking twice.
After the break lurks a variety of news about an incredibly disparate collection of films: the theoretical follow-up to Before Sunset; Grown Ups 2; a possible R.I.P.D. sequel, and Riddick. Read More »
How much did a near perfect copy of The Avengers #1 sell for? Where is The Amazing Spider-Man filming once again? Is an X-Men: First Class sequel being written? How much did Sony sell the Spider-Man merchandise rights for? Want to see an awesome car crash on the set of R.I.P.D.? Read about all this, and see some more spoiler-filled Dark Knight Rises set photos, in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
How does Rhys Ifans view his character, the Lizard, in The Amazing Spider-Man? What did Henry Cavill have to say about those shirtless Man of Steel set pictures that have been floating around? Want to see more images of Matthew Modine and Joseph Gordon Levitt in The Dark Knight Rises? Can Jonathan Nolan comment on that film and when might we see the next trailer? Read about that and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Will The Wolverine be totally set in Japan? Why is The Avengers trailer presented by Paramount when Disney is behind it? What’s it like to voice Cyclops? Did you really see everything there was to see in The Avengers trailer? And, most importantly, what did the final two pages of yesterday’s Superhero Bits have on them in regards to R.I.P.D., Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Rises and much much more? Read about all that and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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NOTE: The second and third pages of this article weren’t working earlier today. That has now been fixed. My apologies.
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Who did Joel Schumacher want to play the Scarecrow in the canned fifth Batman film, Batman Triumphant? Why are Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen dressed at Batman and Catwoman? Which actor was in the running to play Rorschach in Watchmen? Will Gambit be appearing in The Wolverine or any other upcoming X-Men movies? Has someone purchased the rights to Mark Millar‘s latest comic book creation, Superior? Where is The Dark Knight Rises shooting this week? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Rob Zombie is moving forward on The Lords of Salem, his upcoming horror film that involves witchcraft and terror in Salem, MA. He’s announced the first bit of casting: Meg Foster will play “Margaret Morgan, the leader of a secret coven of witches in Salem.” Fans of John Carpenter’s They Live will recognize Foster immediately; nice to see Zombie continuing his practice of hiring actors from some of his favorite films. The writer/director also provided the image above. [Facebook]
After the break, True Blood‘s Lindsay Pulsipher gets one of the controversial lead roles in The Story of Bonnie and Clyde, and R.I.P.D. gets a new actor. Read More »
Want to see a massive, kick ass infographic breaking down the use of color in comic books? What did Joseph Gordon-Levitt say to the question “Are You Robin” in The Dark Knight Rises? When does Hugh Jackman say The Wolverine will start shooting? Which character did we not see in yesterday’s spoiler-filled Dark Knight Rises video? Will The Avengers have a presence at New York Comic Con? And what’s the latest awesomeness in regards to Batman: Arkham City? Read about all of this and much more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »