Want to see the soundtrack cover for The Dark Knight Rises? How long is the movie rumored to be? What’s the latest on Dredd? How about Iron Man 3 filming? When did Ryan Reynolds say R.I.P.D. finally finished filming? Why was there a protest outside Marvel Studios? Is The Grey a prequel to Batman Begins? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Thursday afternoon at CinemaCon, Universal Pictures presented footage, clips and trailers from their upcoming 2012 line-up and beyond. Included in the presentation were clips from Snow White and the Huntsman, Oliver Stone‘s Savages, Seth MacFarlane‘s TED, The Bourne Legacy, Les Miserables, Judd Apatow‘s This Is 40, Carl Erik Rinsch‘s 47 Ronin, Joseph Kosinski‘s Oblivion, and R.I.P.D.. Per usual, I recorded a video blog after the presentation with Alex from FirstShowing and Frosty from Collider. We give our reactions to the footage without spoilers or in depth descriptions. Watch the video blog now embedded after the jump.
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Want to watch a new featurette on Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance? How did Tom Hardy feel about wearing the Bane mask in The Dark Knight Rises? Does Marion Cotillard have double duty in The Dark Knight Rises after all? Which actress has now revealed she auditioned for Catwoman and how can you get a replica of Thor‘s hammer? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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.
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 »