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Guardians of the Globe – Invincible, Spawn, Rick Grimes and Barack Obama in new superteam

Posted by LiveFor on March 18, 2010

Obviously, The Walking Dead’s Rick Grimes and Obama are not in the Invincible comic spin off, Guardians of the Globe. I am digging the little Image dig at the recent Marvel Avengers adverts.

Spawn could possibly be in it.

Source: io9

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The Random – X-Files 3, Spawn, The Hobbit, Dinner for Schmucks, Restless, Wolf Totem, Queen & Country, Priest

Posted by LiveFor on August 24, 2009

– During an appearance at the Sarajevo Film Festival, “The X-Files” actress Gillian Anderson said she and David Duchnovy could still reunite for a third installment in the film series. “There isn’t any reason not to do it…I feel a certain commitment to that group of people that I worked with and we still enjoy doing it, when we do it” said the actress to Radar Online.

– Todd McFarlane tells Coming Soon he has officially begun writing the screenplay for a new movie based on the character Spawn. “The story has been in my head for 7 or 8 years. The movie idea is neither a recap or continuation. It is a standalone story that will be R-rated. Creepy and scary” says McFarlane. He adds that “the tone of this ‘Spawn’ movie will be for a more older audience. Like the film ‘The Departed’.”

– Ian McKellen has revealed he is currently re-reading The Hobbit and is expecting to be back in New Zealand in March. Apparently he also knows who they’re getting to play Bilbo & that he should be seeing the script within the next week. Who could be playing Bilbo?

– Zach Galifianakis (“The Hangover”) is in talks to join the ensemble comedy Dinner for Schmucks for Paramount Pictures says the trades. Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Lucy Punch star in the story about the most pathetic guy ever to be invited to another man’s weekly dinner party. Galifianakis is playing an assistant manager of a mattress store who is dating Carell’s ex-wife.

– Gus van Sant (“Milk,” “My Own Private Idaho”) is in negotiations to develop and direct Restless for Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter. The storyline of Jason Lew’s script is being kept quiet though is described as contemporary and distinctive take on young love. A $15 million budget has been set. Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Bryce Howard will produce with shooting to take place in Oregon.

– French director Jean-Jacques Annaud will helm an adaptation of Chinese author Jiang Rong’s Wolf Totem for Beijing Forbidden City Corp says Variety. The story is a fictional, philosophical account of life in the 1970s in the remote China-Mongolia border region, and the struggle between traditional mores and encroaching modernity. “Wolf Totem” won the Asian equivalent of the Booker Prize in 2007.

– Ryan Condal (“Galahad,” “Hercules”) has been hired to write a draft of the comic book-adapted action feature Queen & Country for 20th Century Fox says The Hollywood Reporter. The story centers on a female Special Ops agent who is on the run after carrying out a high-level assassination in Eastern Europe. “Whiteout” creator Greg Rucka penned the comic while John Moore penned a previous draft. Jenno Topping is producing and Nicole Kidman was at one point was attached to the project.

– Stephen Moyer (TV’s “True Blood,” TV’s “Ultraviolet”) and Lily Collins (TV’s “90210”) have joined the cast of the thriller Priest for Screen Gems says Variety. Scripted by Cory Goodman, the story involves a warrior priest (Paul Bettany) who turns against the church to track down a murderous band of vampires who kidnapped his niece. Moyer will play the mortal brother of the protagonist, Collins plays the niece. Cam Gigandet and Maggie Q also star.

Source: Dark Horizons

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Mighty Muggs – Wolverine, Hellboy, Predator, Batman, Spawn

Posted by LiveFor on June 18, 2009

The always excellent ToysREvil had these photos of some custom painted Mighty Muggs. They were spotted at the 8th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention 2009 and are by Likhang Pinoy Customs. I am not sure if the G.I. Joe ones are custom jobs with specially made boxes or whether they are part of the Muggs range.
I think the Hellboy one below is my favourite.

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The Random – Robin Hood, Spawn, Roger Rabbit, Red, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Shaolin Cowboy

Posted by LiveFor on April 30, 2009

– According to Filmstalker Tom Stoppard is rewriting the Robin Hood script that is currently being filmed by Ridley Scott, the script that Brian Helgeland had completed. It marks another rewrite of the script although the suggestion is that the rewrite is actually for Russell Crowe’s dialogue which would make much more sense.

– Todd McFarlane tells IESB he has five offers on the table to do a new Spawn film. From big special effects studio budgets to a smaller indie budgets that he hopes to be able to write and direct himself. Which will he choose?

“I’ll tell you what is buzzing around in my head now that we have the ability—the digital tools, performance capture—I’m starting to think about Roger Rabbit,” Zemeckis told MTV. Unfortunately, Zemeckis wouldn’t say anything else – “I can’t give you more details.”

– Bruce Willis may star in Red. Willis would portray a former black-ops agent who has gone into retirement but is forced back into action when a high-tech assassin threatens him and his girlfriend. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian are producing, and Erich and Jon Hoeber (Whiteout) are writing the screenplay, which is based on the WildStorm comic series. First Showing say the early word is that Richard Donner might direct.

– According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow) will be making Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. The film will look at what happened to the siblings 15 years after everything went down in the original story. They are now “specialized bounty hunters” who are on the hunt for bad things. The film will be made through Gary Sanchez Productions which is owned by Adam McKay and Will Ferrell. “The idea is, they’ve grown up and they hunt witches,” McKay states. “It’s a hybrid sort of old-timey feeling, yet there’s pump-action shotguns. Modern technology but in an old style. We heard it and we were just like, ‘That’s a freakin’ franchise! You could make three of those!
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– Geoff Darrow is adapting his Shaolin Cowboy comic book into an animated feature.


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