Loeb: Marvel “looking at” Heroes For Hire

Loeb: Marvel “looking at” Heroes For Hire

In an interview with Buzzfeed, Ultimate Spider-Man showrunner Jeph Loeb stated that Marvel Studios is looking at the Heroes for Hire franchise as one they may potentially develop. “Just like we just announced Guardians of the Galaxy, we are certainly looking at the Heroes for Hire franchise which is Luke Cage and Iron Fist” Now, whether or not this means Marvel is moving forward with such a project is anyone’s guess. Heroes for Hire would…

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Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Mystery Begins to Unravel

Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Mystery Begins to Unravel

Since its announcement, the S.H.I.E.L.D. television show has been on a need to know basis with the general consensus being that the public needs to know very little. As of late, however, news has been trickling out like water through a crack in a dam. Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, who are writing the pilot with Joss Whedon, along with Jeffrey Bell, who worked on Angel with Joss Whedon, will be running the show on…

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Jamie Foxx to Play Electro in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Sequel

Jamie Foxx to Play Electro in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Sequel

After rampant speculation and some gun-jumping over the last several days, actor Jamie Foxx confirmed to Entertainment Tonight on Monday that he would be joining the cast of the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN sequel as Electro. Foxx, who won an Oscar for his work on RAY, has been enjoying a recent career resurgence with films like Django Unchained.  He joins returning cast members Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, along with the recently announced Dane DeHaan as Harry…

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Rumors Swirl That Darkseid Will be The Justice League Villain (And Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them)

Rumors Swirl That Darkseid Will be The Justice League Villain (And Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them)

Rumors have been circulating around the internet this morning, stemming from a piece on Latino Review, that Darkseid is to be the villain of the forthcoming JUSTICE LEAGUE movie from Warner Brothers/DC. While this choice appears to make a great deal of sense (given the character’s central role in bringing the League together in present continuity), it is troubling that this is already being picked up by a number of sites, including ComicBook.com, AICN, Examiner.com,…

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Christopher Nolan Originally Asked Heath Ledger to Play Bruce Wayne

Christopher Nolan Originally Asked Heath Ledger to Play Bruce Wayne

Christopher Nolan had initially come to Heath Ledger with the role of Bruce Wayne during the early stages of Batman Begins. The news was revealed earlier this week at The Film Society of Lincoln Center where Nolan had been a guest speaker, and Gothamist.com unveiled Nolan’s words from the lecture: Nolan originally sat down with Heath Ledger for a preliminary talk about possibly playing Bruce Wayne; Ledger said at the time that ‘he’d never do…

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GotG Director James Gunn Recants Sexist and Homophobic Remarks

GotG Director James Gunn Recants Sexist and Homophobic Remarks

On February 17, 2011, in a post on his personal blog, Guardians of the Galaxy director and screenwriter James Gunn made several alarming statements that have just recently come to light thanks to TheMarySue.com. In an entry titled “The 50 Superheroes You Most Want to Have Sex With” several derogatory phrases were used that have been viewed as both sexist and homophobic. One of the main sources of controversy comes from Gunn’s statements towards Batwoman, a lesbian character from…

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Studio Seeks AMAZON Star

Studio Seeks AMAZON Star

In the last few days, rumors have been swirling that Warner Brothers and DC Comics are looking to renew their efforts to bring one of the longest-running properties in comics to the small screen. Despite the abysmal failure of the David E. Kelly-penned Wonder Woman pilot starring Adrienne Palicki, the studio appears to be moving forward, albeit in a different direction, with a show currently code-named “AMAZON.” Entertainment Weekly reported on Thursday that they’d obtained…

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Some Classic Elements in ARROW

Some Classic Elements in ARROW

For those fans still suffering from some lingering grumpiness over DC Comics’ move to the New 52 continuity, this week’s episode of ARROW on the CW Network was a welcome walk down memory lane. It was widely publicized that Wednesday’s show, “Muse of Fire,” showcased another wealthy masked vigilante. No, not the one you’re probably thinking of. The featured guest star was Helena Bertinelli. Ably portrayed by the icy Jessica De Gouw, Helena is a…

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Set Blasters to Stunned: Lucasfilm Purchased by Walt Disney Company

Set Blasters to Stunned: Lucasfilm Purchased by Walt Disney Company

Heads up all you scruffy looking nerf-herders, The Walt Disney Company has purchased Lucasfilm and all properties associated with it for the bantha poodoo inducing price of 4.05 billion Imperial Credits (U.S. dollars and Disney stock). Properties and firms to be transferred to Disney include Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucas Arts, and Skywalker Sound. Along with this surprising news, a recent Walt Disney press release announced that a new trilogy of…

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 casts Conan O’Brian

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 casts Conan O’Brian

New York Comic Con and TVGuide.com both broke the news on Saturday that legendary talk show host Conan O’Brian will provide voiceover work for the upcoming animated movie Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2. Fittingly, O’Brian will play talk show host David Endocrine. “I’ve got a great affection for animation,” says O’Brien. “I’ve always been interested in drawing, and I grew up on the Warner Bros. cartoons — which is where I think I…

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