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How to Make The Spirit

The Spirit will be coming to the silver screen in the next couple of years, but how did it finally get made? Denis Kitchen, agent and family representative for the Will Eisner estate, tells all in an interview with ICv2.com. Finally Odd Lot Entertainment opens its office, he goes in and introduces himself to Deborah Del Prete and says, ‘I’ve got the best comic book property that’s never been made into a movie.’ And she put her hand up and said, ‘Stop, don’t tell me you’ve got The Spirit.’ More on the process is up at the ICv2.com website. via…

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30 Days of Night Video Log #4

Ghost House Pictures has posted a new video diary on the making of 30 Days of Night.  Rob Tapert is on location in New Zealand to scout locations for the film.  Check it out! via Ghost House Pictures (link)

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Transformers Announced

In today’s Yahoo live web chat, the main characters for the Transformers movie were announced. Autobots Optimus Prime Bumblebee Jazz Ratchet Ironhide Decepticons Megatron Starscream Brawl Bonecrusher Skorpinok Frenzy Blackout Barricade The only actor confirmed to do a voice of the transforming robots is Peter Cullen, who will be reprising his role as Optimus Prime. Frank Welker, the original voice of Megatron is rumored to be cast in the film as well. As far as the images go, the concept sketch above is an unconfirmed authentic rendering of Optimus Prime. However, considering the following images have been confirmed by Paramount…

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McAvoy Wanted at Universal

James McAvoy has been signed on to star in the Universal Pictures adaptation of Top Cow’s Wanted. The story follows a put-upon young man who discovers that his long-lost father is an assassin. After his dad is murdered, the son is recruited into a covert organization of killers and trained to follow in his father’s footsteps. via Hollywood Reporter (link)

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Ryan Phillippe as Harvey “Two Face” Dent?

Can it be true believers? Reese Witherspoon’s husband Ryan Phillippe will play the role of Harvey Dent in the next Batman film? Even more exciting are rumors that Philip Seymour Hoffman is in talks to play The Penguin in the next movie. These unconfirmed rumors are thanks to ContactMusic.com. And if you have been over to the Internet Movie Database, even more info has been posted on the plot outline: Batman, Jim Gordon and DA Harvey Dent battle the evil Clown Prince of Crime, The Joker to save Gotham City from his reign of terror and death. via ContactMusic.com (link)…

Marvel
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Fantastic Four 2 Gets Official Name Change

According to 20th Century Fox, the Fantastic Four sequel has a new name…wait for it… Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer. In the sequel, the enigmatic, intergalactic herald, The Silver Surfer, comes to Earth to prepare it for destruction. As the Silver Surfer races around the globe wreaking havoc, Reed, Sue, Johnny and Ben must unravel the mystery of The Silver Surfer and confront the surprising return of their mortal enemy, Dr. Doom, before all hope is lost.

Marvel
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X-Men 4 Delays

If you stuck around until the very very very end of X-Men III, you know there was a huge door left open for yet another flick. Lauren Shuler Donner talked with the LA Daily News, and in the interviews tells readers they have new characters signed up, but older ones are still in negotiations. With a Wolverine movie scheduled first, it may be a while before we see the X-Men standing together. “The newer cast members are signed, and the older cast members are not.” Considering the older names involved — Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Romijn, Famke Janssen and…

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Early Look at Hellboy Animated

The Hellboy Animated blog has some really great images from the upcoming Sword of Stones DVD. Producer Tad Stones has some great insight on the project, including lots of images. Stones says he thinks there could be three or four direct-to-dvd Hellboy movies each year. I think there’s plenty of room for three or four Hellboy movies a year. The more quality work starts coming out, the better for all of us. Cartoon Network has been a great partner for us on HELLBOY ANIMATED. They are HUGE fans of Hellboy comics and hope these movies really take off for them.…

Lionsgate
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Marvel Reveals More Info on Future Projects

Yesterday, during the Marvel Studios Analyst webcast, the company revealed more details on their future projects. Direct-to-DVD Features Status Ultimate Avengers 2 – Released 8/8/06 Iron Man – In production Doctor Strange – In production Teen Avengers – Development TV Series Fantastic Four – In production Wolverine and the X-Men – Pre-production Iron Man – Development Spider-Man – Development

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Wanna See a Transformer?

The other day Access Hollywood ran a piece on the new Transformers movie that included quick shots of animatics (animated storyboards) to aid Michael Bay and crew when shooting the movie. Ain’t It Cool News has a short clip of the video, and if you look closely you can see a very blurry Transformer running around the screen. The QuickTime movie isn’t as large as other sites have lead you to believe (1.65Mb), but the clip is very short. Your best bet is to foward one frame at a time. Click the link for the goodness. Via Ain’t It Cool…

DC
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Aquaman v. Namor

If you remember the Strange Tale of Aquaman I told you about previously, then you are aware that Hollywood is all a twitter over the thought of making an underwater superhero movie. Well it looks like Marvel may have beat DC to the punch when it revealed yesterday it has licensed its Namor character to Universal Pictures for a feature motion picture that is still To Be Determined. Namor or Aquaman? Does it really matter?

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Christian Bale on The Dark Knight

Film Focus has an exclusive interview with Christian Bale on the next Batman movie “The Dark Knight”. “I just love that title,” Bale told FilmFocus, “You know, nothing’s written in stone yet, but I like, very much, that it doesn’t have ‘Batman’ written in the title. This take on Batman of mine and Chris’ is very different from any of the others and everything else always had Batman in the title. I think this is kind-of distancing it even further and saying, ‘Hey, this is a whole different creature from what has come before.'” Bale also goes on about how…

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Tim Story on Fantastic Four 2 movie

Director Tim Story has posted an update on his MySpace page in regards to the Fantasticar to be used in the next Fantastic Four movie.  Let’s hope the car rocks, and doesn’t suck like some of the more recent visions.