The first image from Iron Man 2

USA Today has posted the first image from director Jon Favreau’s upcoming Iron Man sequel. The new film started shooting three weeks ago and opens May 7, 2010. According to reports, Iron Man 2 takes place six months after Stark revealed his identity as Iron Man.

Full trailer for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra features sword-wielding ninjas, metal-eviscerating bombs and guns – lots of guns

Allocine has posted the full trailer for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, the Stephen Sommers-directed adaptation based on the Hasbro toyline. The upcoming film stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Byung Hun Lee, Sienna Miller, Rachel Nichols, Ray Park, Said Taghmaoui, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans and Dennis Quaid. The trailer debuts in theaters …

Guillermo Del Toro talks about Vampire trilogy The Strain

Publisher William Morrow posted this video featuring director Guillermo Del Toro discussing Vampires, the inspiration for his forthcoming Strain book trilogy, which he penned with author Chuck Hogan, who wrote the novel Prince of Thieves, which Stephen King hailed as one of the ten best novels of 2005. Here is the official synopsis of the …

District 13 and Taken director headed to Tokyo thriller

Pierre Morel is attached to direct an as-yet-untitled Tokyo-set thriller for Paramount, according to Variety. Sounds like a project in Morel’s wheelhouse for sure – his previous efforts include the cult French martial arts film Banlieue 13 (released in the U.S. as District 13), and last year’s breakout action thriller Taken, which featured Liam Neeson …