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 »

NOTE: The second and third pages of this article weren’t working earlier today. That has now been fixed. My apologies.

Will any superhero news be able to top today’s Avengers trailer? We’ll try. Who is Wonder Woman‘s father? Is Joel Schumacher a fan of fellow Batman director Christopher Nolan? Are there college courses that focus on comic books? What are the 40 greatest Spider-Man moments of all time? Is there any kind of update on Mark Millar‘s Supercrooks? Who has been spotted in a mocap suit on the set of R.I.P.D? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

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 »

Would Christina Hendricks play Wonder Woman? Want to see the trailer for the next season of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Does Joseph Gordon-Levitt think you should look at Dark Knight Rises spoilers? What do Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges look like in R.I.P.D.? Does Clark Kent look any different in Man of Steel? What kind of car does Bane drive in The Dark Knight Rises? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

Want to see Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Bacon on the set of R.I.P.D.? How excited is Nestor Carbonell for Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises? What did Rhys Ifans have to wear to become the Lizard on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man? How will Stellan Skarsgard‘s performance change from Thor to The Avengers? And is it a bird or a plane on the set of Man of Steel? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

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This is kind of a catch-all casting break, as it goes all over the map. I’d love to tie the four stories that follow to a theme beyond ‘these people are all in new movies,’ but if that theme exists, I’m afraid it escapes me now. So, after the break you’ll find:

  • Sienna Guillory appears to be confirmed to return as Jill Valentine in the fifth Resident Evil film,
  • comedian Gabriel Iglesias will spin records (or CDs, more likely) in Soderbergh’s Magic Mike,
  • Olivia Wilde takes what formerly belonged to Jennifer Garner,
  • and James Hong will play Ryan Reynolds, sort of, in R.I.P.D.

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