Tag Archives: Clark Kent

Did Superman “Man of Steel” plot synopsis leak online?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A casting call for Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot “Man of Steel” either hints at the film’s plot or simply provides character background for extras who might not be familiar with the classic character. We’re still trying to figure out which is which. The opening casting call is taking[...]

Superman film adding “Law & Order” vet Chris Meloni

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It only seems right that a Superman movie would cast an actor best known for his work on a show called “Law & Order.” Christopher Meloni, who left “Special Victims Unit” after 12 seasons, reportedly is circling an unidentified part in Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel,” according[...]

Smalville Finale: Spoiler warning

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Obvious spoiler warning: I’m not going to get into every plot detail of last night’s Smallville finale. The big climactic moments were disappointing for two reasons. First, as usual with television superhero shows, the big action climax was painfully puny, especially for the payoff[...]

Superman films getting hi-def Blu-ray treatment

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can you imagine how amazing Superman’s blue-and-red tights are going to look in high-definition? As Warner Bros. prepares to reboot the Man of Steel – again – the studio is going back to Superman’s cinematic roots. Not the hero’s black-and-white days. Back to the Richard Donner days, when[...]

Amy Adams reportedly offered Lois Lane role in ‘Superman’

HollywoodNews.com: The long search could very well be over as Amy Adams has reportedly been offered the role of Lois Lane in Zack Snyder’s ‘Superman.’ Snyder reportedly just recently told Adams that the part was hers, states the Los Angeles Times. While the search included a number of stars, Snyder says[...]

Superman scores a beautiful new mom

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Diane Lane is changing horses midstream, leaping from “Secretariat” to the upcoming Man of Steel blockbuster. The Oscar nominee will play Clark Kent’s adoptive mother in Zack Snyder’s planned Superman reboot, which has cast Henry Cavill in the lead role, THR reports. “This was a very important piece of[...]

Superman needs to be more physical, Zack Snyder admits

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: One of the major complaints leveled at Bryan Singer’s “Superman Returns” – and there were several – was that Brandon Routh’s Man of Steel never actually hit anyone. Oh, he picked up plenty of heavy objects, and even caught that airplane in mid-flight. Impressive. But fans are[...]

Recap: the most memorable comic book-film trailers from the last 10 years

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since the modern comic book movie revival kicked off with “X-Men” and (kinda-sorta) “Unbreakable.” With the lukewarm response to the trailers to “Thor” and “Green Lantern,” and the Nolan “Batman” franchise wrapping up, we may just be on[...]

“Superman/Shazam!” looks and sounds gorgeous on Bluray

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s not too much to say about a 24 minute slugfest. The story is pretty simple: Black Adam shows up, Billy Batson becomes Captain Marvel, action and thematic elements occur. Most of the entire second and third acts of this extended short film is basically a smackdown[...]

“Superman” fans react, speculate after Zack Snyder announcement

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The news that Zack Snyder will be helming the next “Superman” film for Warner Bros. triggered a wave of reaction and speculation from online film writers. Plot points, villains, casting, script issues and more were discussed. Let’s try and round up what was said as Snyder works[...]
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