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“Spider-Man” producers shout early reviews are “uncool”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Producers and spokesmen associated with the as-yet-unopened Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” are lashing out at the multiple critics who panned the show while its still in previews. “The PILE-ON by the critics was ridiculous and uncalled for. Their actions are unprecedented and UNCOOL,” spokesman Rick[...]

Idris Elba may play James Patterson’s famous Alex Cross

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fans of James Patterson’s best-selling detective novels featuring Washington, D.C. sleuth Alex Cross couldn’t have been too happy when Morgan Freeman assumed the role for “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider” — roughly 10 years past the time when he would have been right for[...]

“Spider-Man” (finally) making way to Broadway stage in November

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Right around the time Sony and director Marc Webb will begin filming their update of the “Spider-Man” film franchise, old Web head will be making his Broadway debut. The musical “Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark” will begin its much-anticipated preview performances on Nov. 14, said lead producer Michael[...]

Andrew Garfield to play Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man’

HollywoodNews.com: After a comprehensive worldwide casting search, Andrew Garfield has been chosen to portray Peter Parker when Spider-Man swings back onto the screen in 3D on July 3, 2012. The new film will begin production in early December directed by Marc Webb from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt. [...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]