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‘THE WOLVERINE’ – Starring HUGH JACKMAN, Directed By DARREN ARONOFSKY

November 16, 2010

'THE WOLVERINE': Starring HUGH JACKMAN and directed by DARREN ARONOFSKY


Source: HitFix.com

The film that [DARREN ARONOFSKY is] directing is officially called “The Wolverine,” and there won’t be a number attached to it.

…He referred to the movie as a “one-off,” and he emphasized that the film isn’t a sequel in any conventional sense.

Read more HERE.

‘X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE’ was utter shit but you really gotta hand it to HUGH JACKMAN. That he seems to love the character is of little doubt – and that’s a refreshing change of pace taking into consideration a Marvel property like HULK.

Bringing Aronofky on board shows that Jackman wants to make the Wolverine movie we all want to see. Now let’s see if they can deliver.

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New Pictures Of CHRIS EVANS As CAPTAIN AMERICA Posted

October 28, 2010

CHRIS EVANS is 'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA'


Source: EW.com

Directed by Joe Johnston, ‘THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA’ hits theaters on July 22, 2011 and stars; Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, Sebastian Stan, Toby Jones, Samuel L. Jackson and Dominic Cooper.

CHRIS EVANS stars in 'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA'

'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA': Cap's old-school shield

HUGO WEAVING stars in 'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA'

HAYLEY ATWELL (left) and CHRIS EVANS star in 'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA'


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It’s Official: DARREN ARONOFSKY Directing WOLVERINE 2

October 20, 2010

DARREN ARONOFSKY (left) and HUGH JACKMAN


Source: NYMag.com

With Darren Aronofsky directing, [HUGH JACKMAN] says that Wolverine 2 will not be a “usual” X-Men movie:

“This is, hopefully for me, going to be out of the box. It’s going to be the best one, I hope.”

Also:

“Chris McQuarrie, who wrote THE USUAL SUSPECTS, has written the script, so that’ll give you a good clue [as to overall tone of the movie between screenwriter and director].”

Read more HERE.

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INCREDIBLE HULK Television Series In The Works At ABC + More MARVEL Properties Up For Development

October 16, 2010

THE INCREDIBLE HULK heading back to the small screen


Source: Deadline.com, Yahoo

ABC is in very early stages of development of a live-action series adaptation of the popular Marvel comic book character. There is no writer on board yet.

Read more HERE.

Also – a few more Marvel titles/characters in line to be brought to the small screen from Yahoo:

[A] second hot property is “Cloak and Dagger,” which is being developed as a possible show for ABC Family.

And:

“Heroes for Hire” (focusing on ex-con Luke Cage offering to take on bad guys for a price);

“The Eternals” (a race of superpowered beings live amid humanity in secret, inspiring legends);

“Agents of Atlas, Alter Ego” (private investigator Jessica Jones takes on cases involving superhumans);

“Moon Knight, the Red Hood” (a low-rent criminal discovers a cloak that gives him superpowers);

“Ka-Zar” (a Tarzan-type and his saber-toothed tiger must journey to the concrete jungle to seek justice);

“Daughters of the Dragon” (a dynamic female duo, one with a bionic arm and the other a granddaughter of a samurai, open a private-detective agency); and

“The Punisher” (one man wages a war on crime; already adapted as two feature films).

CLOAK AND DAGGER television series in development


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GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE Casting Update: CIARAN HINDS As Villian + IDRIS ELBA, VIOLANTE PLACIDO, And JOHNNY WHITWORTH Sign On

October 9, 2010

CIARAN HINDS


Source: HeatVision, HeatVision

CIARAN HINDS (ROME, THERE WILL BE BLOOD), VIOLANTE PLACIDO (THE AMERICAN), IDRIS ELBA (THOR, OBSESSED), and JOHNNY WHITWORTH (CSI: MIAMI, 3:10 TO YUMA) are all in talks or have been confirmed to join the cast of GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE.

Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor will direct the film, scheduled for release in 3D and 2D on February 17, 2012. Shooting is scheduled to start in November in Romania and Turkey.

The film “sees Johnny Blaze, aka Ghost Rider (Cage), hiding out in remote Eastern Europe and struggling to repress his curse. Blaze is recruited by a sect to take on the devil (Ciaran Hinds), who wants to take over his mortal son’s body on the kid’s birthday.”

Elba plays an alcoholic warrior monk tasked with finding Ghost Rider. Whitworth plays a criminal who is recruited by the devil to find the boy and is later turned into a demonic creature.

Read more HERE and HERE.

THRALL WORLD loved CIARAN HINDS as JULIUS CAESAR in HBO’s ROME series and is an interesting addition.

IDRIS ELBA (left) and JOHNNY WHITWORTH


VIOLANTE PLACIDO


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CHRIS EVANS And HAYLEY ATWELL In Action On The Set Of ‘THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA’ (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

September 25, 2010

CHRIS EVANS on the set of 'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA'


Source: INFDaily.com, CaptainAmericaFilmingManchester.co.uk

We’re pretty sure this set footage won’t last long on Youtube so have a quick peek while you can. CHRIS EVANS and HAYLEY ATWELL star in the upcoming ‘THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA.’

More pictures HERE and HERE.

HAYLEY ATWELL in action on the set of 'THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA'


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‘GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE’ In 3D: NICOLAS CAGE Returning, Release Date Set

September 17, 2010

'GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE': NICOLAS CAGE returning as JOHNNY BLAZE on 02.17.10


Source: ComingSoon.net

A year after THRALL WORLD confirmed a GHOST RIDER sequel:

Sony’s Columbia Pictures has set a February 17, 2012 release date for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor.

The sequel, again starring Nicolas Cage, has started shooting in Bucharest, Romania.

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance will be released in both 3D and 2D theaters.

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‘THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA’ Update: STANLEY TUCCI, NEAL MCDONOUGH Join Cast, Details

June 9, 2010

STANLEY TUCCI

NEIL MCDONOUGH


Source: ComingSoon.net

Marvel Studios announced that Oscar-nominated actor Stanley Tucci has been cast to star as Dr. Abraham Erskine in the studio’s highly anticipated movie Captain America: The First Avenger opposite Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Hugo Weaving, and Hayley Atwell.

In the early comics, Dr. Erskine was a German scientist behind Project Rebirth, the secret experiment that created the Super Soldier known as Captain America.

Read more HERE. Also:

Neal McDonough [BAND OF BROTHERS] confirmed that he will be taking the part of Dum Dum Dugan in Captain America: The First Avenger.

Read more on that HERE.

In MARVEL comic book history, the character Dum Dum Dugan was a part of the military unit THE HOWLING COMMANDOS and was led by NICK FURY who of course has been seen in the IRON MAN movies played by SAMUEL L. JACKSON. SGT. FURY AND HIS HOWLING COMMANDOS had their own Marvel series which ran from 1963-1981.

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‘X-MEN: FIRST CLASS’ Update: JAMES MCAVOY Conformed For Young PROFESSOR X Role

May 28, 2010

JAMES MCAVOY


Source: HeatVisionBlog.com

James McAvoy (ATONEMENT, WANTED) has signed on to play a young Charles Xavier, aka Professor X, in “X-Men: First Class,” which Matthew Vaughn is directing for Fox.

Plot synopsis: X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, following the classic Marvel mythology, charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto’s Brotherhood and Professor X’s X-Men.”

Read more HERE.

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‘THE FIRST AVENGER: CAPTAIN AMERICA’ Update: TOMMY LEE JONES, HAYLEY ATWELL Land Key Roles

May 27, 2010

TOMMY LEE JONES

HAYLEY ATWELL


Source: Leicester Square TV, ComingSoon.net

Tommy Lee Jones [has been cast] in ‘CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER’ in a still-unknown role. Hayley Atwell, who plays Peggy Carter in the Joe Johnston-directed comic book adaptation, confirmed the news [in the interview below].

Chatter about the CAPTAIN AMERICA movie begins at about the 2:20 mark:

Rumors place the “Men in Black” star in the part of General Chester Phillips, the military officer who chooses Steve Rogers for the super soldier program and who aided in his training soon after the serum took effect.

In addition to Atwell, Jones is joining Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Stan, Toby Jones, Samuel L. Jackson and Dominic Cooper in the July 22, 2011 release.

Read more HERE.

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