Tag Archives: Superman II

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[...]

Superman’s super-powered foe will be …

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: So Superman officially has a villain. Though it has been rumored for some time that the Man of Steel would face off against General Zod in Zack Snyder’s planned Superman reboot, Warner Bros. confirmed the news Sunday, even going so far as to announce that Michael Shannon,[...]

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[...]

Zack Snyder directing the next “Superman” movie

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s “Watchmen” director Zack Snyder who will be helming the Christopher Nolan-produced Superman reboot, tentatively subtitled “Man of Steel.” Snyder, who also directed “300” and a “Dawn of the Dead” remake, began negotiations with Warner Bros. earlier today, according to Heat Vision.[...]