Universal bringing Simon Pegg, Seth Rogen, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Favreau and Cowboys & Aliens to S.D. Comic-Con 2010

Universal Pictures brings the long-awaited comic adaptation Cowboys & Aliens, along with a preview of the sci-fi comedy-adventure Paul to Comic-Con 2010. First on the docket is Universal Pictures’ sci-fi comedy-adventure Paul, with a panel that will include director Greg Mottola (Superbad), who will be joined by cast members Simon Pegg (Hot Fuzz), Nick Frost …
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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Oracle’s Larry Ellison, DJ AM Adam Goldstein, G4’s Olivia Munn and more to cameo in Iron Man 2

I noted these appearances in my last post, but I thought these cameos deserved a separate notation. Iron Man 2 stars Robert Downey Jr. Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg, John Slattery, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara, Leslie Bibb, Philippe Bergeron, James Bethea, Michael Bruno, Katie Clark, …
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Exclusive Iron Man news hits the net

G4TV’s Blair Butler brings us exclusive news from Marvel Comics about Iron Man, just ahead of this summer’s Iron Man 2. Hammer Industries, which plays a big role in the coming sequel, is unleashing a new character named Detroit Steel on the world. Check out the video below for a complete description of the new …
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Could Pixar do a Marvel superhero animated feature film now that Disney’s buying them?

Most of you probably know by now that Disney is buying Marvel Entertainment outright. The deal puts Marvel’s list of comic characters into the stable of Disney’s history, expertise and multimedia infrastructure. Some additional details have been released at ComingSoon, regarding the specifics of the deal, including a meeting with Pixar’s John Lasseter with Marvel, …
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The Soloist Blu-ray review

The Soloist follows the story of Nathaniel Ayers (Jamie Foxx), a musically gifted schizophrenic homeless man, and Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), a Los Angeles Times writer who attempted to restore Ayers’ inner-talents and lead him back to a path of personal and musical success. The film transcends its own emotionally draining story-line, with a …
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Star Trek scribes’ Cowboys and Aliens script finished – still unknown if Robert Downey Jr. will star

Writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (the team who wrote the latest Star Trek film) have completed a new script for the long-in-development Cowboys and Aliens adaptation, and recently discussed the project with reporters, including Sci-Fi Wire. “We literally handed it in yesterday,” Kurtzman told reporters on August 6, adding that they’re hoping for feedback …
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Tim Roth’s Abomination character to return for more films?

Tim Roth, who played Emil Blonsky/The Abomination in The Incredible Hulk, confirmed that Marvel has discussed reprising the role with him in future films, possibly including the impending Avengers live-action film, according to Sci-Fi Wire. “They have, but in a very different way,” Roth said in a group interview at the Television Critics Association summer …
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Ninja Scroll & Vampire Hunter D animators Madhouse to reveal Iron Man and Wolverine anime shows at Comic-Con ’09

Marvel Entertainment has teamed up with iconic Japanese animation studio Madhouse (who animated Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers, Ninja Scroll, Vampire Hunter D, Trigun, Tokyo Godfathers, the list goes on… it’s just insane) to create four all new anime versions of classic Marvel Super Heroes. Get an exciting first glimpse of two of the planned four series …
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Sony sets date for Spider-Man 4 and Marvel delays Thor and The Avengers, but signs The Wrestler for Iron Man 2

Late last week, Sony set a May 6th, 2011 release date for Spider-Man 4, while Spider-Man franchise co-producer Marvel Studios locked up later slots than previously announced for three other upcoming comic films, according to The Hollywood Reporter. As a result, Marvel tentpoles will kick-off the summer box office for three straight years, beginning with …
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History of Super Hero Movies: Past, Present and Future panel to take place at NYCC

Comic books started out modestly eight decades ago, printed on pulp paper and appealing to a very young audience. Today, comics are American mythology with a broad ranging readership, with legendary characters and stories that have transcended time and inspired generations of readers and artists in all different mediums. Film and entertainment historian Eddy Friedfeld …
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