Nicolas Cage not playing Nicolas Cage in Action No. 1

As long as they have a set of properly zany wigs showcased, I’ll be ok. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate has purchased Action No. 1, a heist movie about nerds who decide to steal Nicolas Cage’s copy of Action Comics No. 1. While fiction, the film is based on actual events, as Cage had […]

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 17:03 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Faora to be played by German actress Antje Traue in Man of Steel

According to Variety, another cast member has been added to Zack Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel. Actress Antje Traue has signed on to play Faora, a villain and possible assistant to General Zod. Traue’s highest profile role so far was in the sci-fi horror Pandorum. The reason for the ‘possible’ is that there are multiple […]

Posted on April 27, 2011 at 23:54 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Henry Cavill to play The Man of Steel

We have our Superman. According to a press release from WB posted at Coming Soon, Henry Cavill, a relative unknown, will be donning the cape and tights for the Zack Snyder-directed/Christopher Nolan-produced Man of Steel. From Snyder: In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time, and I […]

Posted on January 31, 2011 at 22:28 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Zack Snyder to direct Superman: The Man of Steel

Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros. have chosen Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen) to direct Superman: The Man of Steel according to Deadline. The film had others in the rumor mill, including Darren Aronofsky, Tony Scott and Duncan Jones, and really, I would never have predicted this choice. Check back later as this story develops. UPDATE: Deadline spoke with Snyder […]

Posted on October 4, 2010 at 18:11 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Quick Cuts: Ron Perlman in At the Mountains of Madness, Chloe Moretz signed on as Emily the Strange and other stories

Guillermo del Toro has confirmed that if Ron Perlman is available, he will be appearing in At the Mountains of Madness. “Ron plays Larson, the sort of dog guy, the guy that cares for the dogs and the sled — the part of the expedition that is dog sleds. It’s a fantastic character. I really […]

Sue you, no Suebacks!: Warner Bros. files lawsuit against Superman attorney

There’s a lot of drama in the air over at Warner Bros. lately. And most of it has to do with the Man of Steel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the families of Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster recently won an important ruling in their lawsuit against DC Comics and Warner Bros. They […]

Posted on May 20, 2010 at 12:11 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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David S. Goyer to write Man of Steel. Maybe. Updated.

Superman appears to be taking after Batman in his next film iteration, in going by just one of his noms de guerre, in this case, The Man of Steel. And he’s doing it with the help of one of Batman’s saviors, David S. Goyer. According to an exclusive posted at Latino Review, Goyer has been hired […]

Posted on February 25, 2010 at 11:36 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Nolan to mentor Superman, begins work on 3rd Batman film (update: we've been Finked)

While Marvel Comics has been leading the box office superhero rush in the past few years, rival DC appeared to be resting on their laurels, outside of the Batman franchise. After a series of “any day now, we’ll have something to announce” announcements, it seems they were just waiting for the right moment. In an exclusive […]

Posted on February 9, 2010 at 16:55 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Marvel responds to Jack Kirby heirs copyright claims

Q: What do Superman and Spider-Man have in common? A: The heirs to the comics creators’ estates are suing to regain control of the copyright, which may put the production of any movies into doubt. Similar to how earlier in 2009, the heirs to the estates of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster sued to regain […]

Posted on January 11, 2010 at 07:54 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 8 Comments
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Superman heirs have their day in court… and lose

Yesterday, Variety reported on the outcome of the ongoing legal troubles between Warner Bros., DC Comics, and the heirs of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and it doesn’t look good for them. U.S. District Court judge Stephen G. Larson found that the licensing fees paid by the studio to the comics company for […]

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 05:10 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 9 Comments
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