Tag Archives: Hulk

Why some comic adaptations failed: Iron Man 2, Punisher: War Zone, Superman Returns, Hulk

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Tom Hiddleston wrote an eloquent essay yesterday for The Guardian basically praising and defending the sub-genre known as the superhero picture. Plenty of disdain for the genre comes from the very notion that it’s big-budget entertainment based on literature that was technically intended for children that gobbles[...]

Weekend Box Office: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

HollywoodNews.com: It’s a little sad when a drop of just under 50% is considered leggy, but here we are. Rise of the Planet of the Apes dropped ‘just’ 49% in its second weekend, which was strong enough to once again claim the top spot at the box office. [...]

More Hulk talk with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It remains the central mystery of Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers.” How will The Incredible Hulk fit in to the mix when he has not had a proper introduction the way Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans have been introduced as Iron Man, Thor and Captain[...]

This Week in Movies by Pete Hammond

HollywoodNews.com: The week in movies has been dominated by all the geek news coming out of Comic Con which just wrapped yesterday in San Diego. So it’s entirely appropriate that the number one movie of the weekend would be a 100% pure , good old fashioned Marvel comic book[...]

Hulk (finally) spotted on Marvel’s “Avengers” poster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Those who have been tracking the progress of Marvel’s “The Avengers,” directed by Joss Whedon, saw character art for Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow and Hawkeye reach the Internet. The last piece of the puzzle, the truly unknown element, was Whedon’s version of The Incredible[...]

“Captain America” teases new Web site, images

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Paramount’s not going to let Warner Bros. have all of the superhero fun this Friday. As Ryan Reynolds’ “Green Lantern” soars into theaters, Paramount and Marvel have launched a new site for next month’s “Captain America,” which stars Chris Evans as the first Avenger, a patriotic World[...]

Once Again “Thor” Scores at Box Office

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There was an undue amount of pressure for Bridesmaids (review) this weekend, as the Judd Apatow-produced film had to shoulder the burden of being a test case for the bankability of female-ensemble comedies. Not merely able to get solid reviews and open with enough to be[...]

Joss Whedon talks casting choices for ‘The Avengers’

HollywoodNews.com: Joss Whedon’s take on the upcoming “Avengers” film adaptation is one of the most highly-anticipated projects in Hollywood. In a just-released red carpet interview, the geek god himself sheds a little more light on the casting choices for the film. When asked if he’s happy with all of the roles,[...]

Mark Ruffalo touches on Ed Norton controversy, compares Hulk to Hamlet

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I haven’t seen a lot of direct quotes from Mark Ruffalo since the actor officially took over the role of Dr. Bruce Banner and his violent alter ego, The Incredible Hulk, from Ed Norton, so this interview posted over at EW has become a must-read for Marvel[...]

The Thing will be all-CGI in planned “Fantastic Four” reboot

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some good news broke regarding the planned “Fantastic Four” reboot — tentatively titled “Fantastic Four Reborn” — that was announced to be in 20th Century Fox’s pipeline. It’s rumored that, after experimenting with a rubber suit worn by Michael Chiklis in Tim Story’s two “Fantastic Four” features, the[...]
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