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Star Trek may bleed into Star Wars – J.J. Abrams

So, it’s officially official. Disney just put out a press release, which means I can write about it without fear of it being debunked moments after publication. J.J. Abrams is indeed directing Star Wars: Episode VII. And what do I have to say about that? Well…[...]

Snow White and the Huntsman: Female characters engaging in stereo-typically male activities

HollywoodNews.com: “Why is this okay?” It was a random thought that I had while watching the final twenty minutes of Snow White and the Huntsman. I suppose I should put a spoiler warning, but if you’ve seen even a single commercial or trailer you know that during the third act Snow[...]

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[...]

“Man of Steel” set photos show Superman in action

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” continues to film in Vancouver, with Henry Cavill occupying the cape and leotards of DC Comics’ famous do-gooder. Though his red-and-blue pajamas are noticeably absent from these set photos that were snapped during a helicopter action shot (surrounded by miles of green[...]

Superman shirtless pics raise more “Man of Steel” questions

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As Zack Snyder continues filming his Superman reboot “Man of Steel,” on-set images continue to leak online … and there’s so much to process. We’ve already seen an official image of Henry Cavill in his Superman suit (above), and candid snaps of co-stars Amy Adams and Russell[...]

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[...]

First Look at Superman in Snyder’s “Man of Steel”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When Zack Snyder’s Superman Reboot, “Man of Steel,” pushed its release date from December 2012 to June 2013, most of us expected it to be months before we ever saw photos or footage from the anticipated production. But then Laurence Fishburne joined the cast as Perry White,[...]

Superman moves its date as Henry Cavill praises script

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: News recently broke that “Man of Steel,” director Zack Snyder’s new Superman movie, has been pushed back to June 14, 2013 — six months later than what had been previously scheduled. David Goyer penned the script and developed the story with Christopher Nolan, who has kept plot details[...]

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[...]
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