According to a statement made to MTV, DC Entertainment head Diane Nelson said there are no plans to make a new Superman movie. “We actually don’t have any current plans for Superman,” said Nelson when asked if the new environment (and the recent legal decision regarding the character) made a “Superman” movie more or less likely in the near future. The key phrase here is near future.Â As has been hinted by the current production schedule, Warner Bros. is looking to build its other superheroes as a lead up to a potential team-up movie.Â So theoretically, by 2015 (the not
I expect as November 16th draws ever near, we’ll see even more stuff from Midway Games hyping the Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe video game for Playstation 3, and the XBox 360.Â Take the jump for a look at all new screen shots of characters in action.Â Oh yes, there will be blood.
Summit Entertainment has announced Astro Boy will see a North America release on Friday, October 23, 2009. Astro Boy’s all-star cast features the voices of Academy AwardÂ®-winning actor Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy and Eugene Levy with Freddie Highmore in the title role. David Bowers (Flushed Away) is directing Astro Boy from a screenplay written by Timothy Harris (Trading Places, Kindergarten Cop), with Maryann Garger producing. The company will push the film hard, as the CG-animated movie will land on 3,000 screens. via Summit Entertainment
Image Comics has announced its popular monster filled series Screamland is getting the trade paperback treatment this October. “In an era of films shot against green screens and fixed in post, where have the iconic creatures gone,” writer Harold Sipe asked. “SCREAMLAND is a love letter to old Hollywood using monstrous metaphors, while not whitewashing over any of the ugly bits. The characters’ fall into unattended convention signings, failed romances and dot-com busts is only the beginning of the story.” The 152-page trade will sell for $16.99. via Image Comics