There’s so much movie news coming out of H’wood this morning, that we’re bringing back the Rapid Roundup of Hollywood News.Â Some of it is clearly in the rumor category, while other entries are confirmed fact – we’ll leave it up to you to decide which is fact, and which is fan boy fantasy.
Here’s a bit of breaking news – Natalie Portman has just been signed to appear in the upcoming Thor movie directed by Kenneth Branagh. Portman will be playing Jane Foster, love interest to the Norse god. From the Wiki At first she was a nurse for Donald Blake, eventually developing feelings for him, not knowing that Blake and Thor were one and the same. The love triangle went on for a while, until Thor revealed his secret identity to Jane, and in return even took her to Asgard with him. There, Jane was briefly granted immortality and the power of
Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the upcoming Archie Americana Series: Best of the Ninties, featuring fan favorites from a decade ago. Painstakingly restored from original archival materials and faithfully re-colored, this high-grade paperback edition features a computer-airbrushed cover rendered in 1990s style by Archie fan-favorite, Rex Lindsey.
In the tradition of such famous comic book series and mini-series as John Byrneâ€™s â€œSuperman: the Man of Steel,â€ Frank Millerâ€™s â€œBatman: Year Oneâ€ and Marvelâ€™s â€œUltimateâ€ line comes the latest comic book icon to get the â€œprequelâ€ treatment: Archie! Thatâ€™s right, now you, the reader can travel back in time with Archie and his friends to their very first year in high school in this five-part epic storyline weâ€™re calling THE FRESHMAN YEAR SAGA!
Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week. Take the jump for ARCHIE #585, BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #161, JUGHEAD #189, JUGHEAD & FRIENDS DIGEST #28, SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #94, and SONIC X #33.