Posts Tagged ‘Brian Michael Bendis’

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‘POWERS’ Comic Book In Development As FX Series – BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Heavily Involved

January 25, 2010

Cover To 'POWERS' #1


Source: PremiumHollywood.com

FX’s President and General Manager, John Landgraf, has confirmed that a ‘POWERS’ pilot is in the works and that POWERS creator BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS is heavily involved. Also: Bendis’s collaborator is KEVIN FALLS who is best known for his work on JOURNEYMAN.

Read more HERE.

POWERS was a great ride during the dozen or so issues I picked up. Told from the perspective of two detectives who try to get to the bottom of the crime scenes they get called in to solve – which always involve super heroes. POWERS – if it stays true to the comic book and focuses on story and some mature themes – should annihilate HEROES.

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SPIDER-MAN Spinoff Confirmed: Movie Based On VENOM In Development

April 9, 2009

VENOM

VENOM


Source: SciFiWire.com

Sony is officially moving forward with its Spider-Man spinoff movie focusing on Venom and has hired Zombieland writing team Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese to pen the script.

Read more HERE.

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‘SPIDER-MAN, TURN OFF THE DARK’ Open Casting Call

April 2, 2009

'SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK': Open Casting Call This Spring

'SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK': Open Casting Call This Spring


Source: Super Hero Hype

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, featuring direction by Julie Taymor (Across The Universe, Frida, The Lion King on Broadway) with music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge (from U2) will be holding open casting calls at major cities across the country starting next week.

SPIDER-MAN is seeking principals and understudies for the roles of ‘Peter Parker,’ ‘Mary Jane,’ and ‘Female Lead Villian.’ The production is looking for performers with dynamic rock/pop voices including those with experience in bands and as solo performers. Regardless of experience, anyone who thinks they might be qualified is encouraged to audition.

Read more HERE.

The cities are; Orlando (04.09), New York (04.13), Los Angeles (04.18), Seattle (04.20), Chicago (05.07), and Austin , TX (05.27).

Audition times and location details are HERE.

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SPIDER-MAN Coming To BROADWAY In 2010 In ‘SPIDER-MAN, TURN OFF THE DARK’

March 28, 2009

'SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK' Hits BROADWAY In 2010

'SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK' Hits BROADWAY In 2010


Source: Marvel.com, Spiderman On Broadway, New York Post

Mark your calendars now, thwippers, “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” opens on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at Broadway’s Hilton Theatre, 213 West 42nd Street. And some lucky Broadway goers will get to see the show when preview performances begin Saturday, January 16, 2010.

Stay tuned to Marvel.com to find out about your chance to purchase tickets to “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” before they go on sale to the general public!

Of course a show starring Spider-Man deserves all-star talent and “Turn Off the Dark” has it in spades! Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (“The Lion King,” “Across The Universe”) is not only directing the musical, but she shares writing credits with Glen Berger. Oh, but there’s more! Bono and The Edge, 22-time Grammy® Award-winning members of the legendary band U2 are creating new music and lyrics for the show!

Read more HERE. Check out the official site HERE.

MICHAEL RIEDEL of THE NEW YORK POST recently mentioned who Spidey faces off with:

As Spider-Man, Peter clashes with a parade of Marvel villains — Green Goblin, Carnage, Electro, Rhino, Swarm and Lizard.

Read more on his sneak-peek experience HERE.

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BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Confirms ‘POWERS’ FX Television Series In “Active Development”

February 8, 2009

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS


Source: MTV Splashpage, Rick Marshall

“‘Powers’ is in active development as a pilot at FX,” Bendis told MTV. “I just handed in a draft to the network and we’re getting our notes from the network as soon as this thing is over.

Read more HERE.

Pretty bad ass. POWERS was good reading. How the hell does the busy Mr. Bendis keep up with the workload!? Has anybody checked this guy out for being a mutant? Or an Inhuman? Or maybe a skrull??

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