It’s time for another roundup of rumors and short bits of information coming out of Tinsel Town. This week, it’s all about Fast and Furious, more movies from DC Comics and Warner Bros., Doctor Who, and drones delivering your trade paperbacks.
Call me crazy, but the news popping up left and right about the Man of Steel sequel, Batman vs. Superman, has me wondering if we are getting that smack down battle between the big two as seen in the pages of The Dark Knight Returns, or if the movie is really a disguise for the Justice League.
Sometimes announcements are planned at panels. Other times actors might slip up a bit and show a studio’s hand early. Vin Diesel just might have done exactly that at his Riddick panel.
Yesterday, social media sites and the nerd-net in general was ablaze with the subtle announcement that an X-Force movie was in the early stages of development. Tweets of confirmation from Rob Liefeld and who the writer and possible director will be came out yesterday and we will wrap everything nicely together for you after the jump.
Remember when Michael Bay announced the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie? Remember when he said it wouldn’t feature turtles, and the teenagers would be from outer space? Remember how every crapped on the movie based on a rough script, that then caused Michael Bay to yell at everyone on the Intardwebz, and tell them to trust him? Yeah… now the director claims Megan Fox will be in the TMNT movie…
Since the final scene in The Amazing Spider-Man, fans around the world have been wondering and speculating who would be the big bad in the next Amazing Spider-Man movie. According to a story that floated to the surface at Variety, Jamie Foxx is in talks to play a villain.
The website Vulture has an interesting rumor posted that Disney is considering monkeying around with Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer again, going so far as to possibly reboot the property for a whole new generation to enjoy.
If you believe everything you read on the Intardwebz, then we know who will voice Batman in the upcoming Cartoon Network series, Beware the Batman.
I don’t really believe this, but thought we should pass it along for your own edification. Andrew Kreisberg, writer of the Fox series Fringe, reportedly has turned in a pilot script based on DC Comics’ Booster Gold character.
Set in Neo-Tokyo, Akira is the bizarre tale of children with telekinetic powers and those who want to control them. With the live action remake given the greenlight, the next big question is, “Who will be cast in the film?”
Word buzzing around the Intardwebz is that Disney has blocked out two dates in 2014 for Marvel movies. We already know Sony has locked down The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for May 2, 2014, but what does Disney have in store for us on May 16, 2014, and June 27, 2014?
How does the Incredible Hulk and Agents of SHIELD sound to you?