The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that three more actors have joined the cast of Disney’s adaptation of John Carter of Mars. Samantha Morton will play Sola, the daughter of Tarks Tarkas (played by Willem Defoe), Dominic West has been cast a Sab Than, the prince of the Zodangans, while Polly Walker plays Sarkoja, a Thark baddie. The cast is certainly shaping up, and while I have faith in Andrew Stanton’s adaptation, the whole Disney name attached to it means a toned down story that is full of violence.Â Still, the Edgar Rice Burroughs book, A Princess of Mars,Â is full
Trace Adkins fans now have one more reason to love him; his likeness is featured in the new Luke McBain series from 12 Gauge Comics. The title character of Luke McBain is drawn to Adkins’ likeness and reflects some of the 6’6″ singer’s philosophy. The story takes place when McBain returns home to rural Louisiana after serving 14 years in prison, having taken the fall for a crime he didn’t commit. He finds himself in a town now controlled by greed and corruption, and he’s the only one with the courage to set things right. Although the book contains some
Things get a bit trippy Usually seeing a kidâ€™s opened cranium would be enough raise the ire of the Major Spoilers crew, but in the case of Locke & Key: Head Games #3, Bodeâ€™s open head is enough to convince his siblings, that something strange is afoot in Lovecraft.
Tonight on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew will be talking Fan Films.Â Joining the crew on the show are Dr. Peter Coogan and author Clive Young, as everyone runs down some of their favorites.Â To get you in the mood, we’re presenting a selection of some of the films we’ll discuss on tonight’s show. Here’s a recommendation from one of the Major Spoilers Legion Elite. In this short film, DC Comics’ resident badass, Lobo, is sent to track down Jolly old Saint Nick. Prepare for the glorious Yuletide Ultra Violence! Warning: Some rough language and violence in this one.
Image Comics has announced the Eisner-nominated tale, Parade (With Fireworks) will be collected in a full-color, deluxe trade paperback. PARADE (WITH FIREWORKS) opens in 1923, as Italy is pulling itself from the wreckage of the first World War while unknowingly plummeting toward another. The nation seemed to be holding its breath, and the slightest perceived transgression could result in violence. On the evening of the Feast of the Epiphany, it did, causing one man to choose between political standing and his very own family. The collected edition will arrive November 26, 2008 ad will sell for $12.99. via Image Comics
Matthew Vaughn has announced that even though the studios have passed on making the adaptation of Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass, Vaughn says he is going to raise the $30 million himself to get the film into production. Chloe Moretz has already been cast in the film, but the Hollywood Reporter has Superbad’s Christopher Mintz-Plasse in negotiations to play The Red Mist, the angry teen son of a mobster who tries to find uncover Kick-Ass’ identity. Vaughn first brought the project to Sony, which distributed his “Layer Cake,” but the studio balked at the violence, which he refused to tone down. Several
Marvel has announced X-Force #4 has sold out at the distributor level and will be going back to press with a new cover with art from interior artist Clayton Crain. The company also announced X-Force: Legacy of Violence that collects the first three issues of the series in a trade, that features puppies on the cover.