Several weeks ago a rumor that Michael B. Jordan would be re-teaming with Chronicle director Josh Trank for Fox‘s Fantastic Four reboot set the internet on fire. It was originally reported by The Wrap that Jordan was the frontrunner and Trank‘s top choice to bring Johnny Storm/The Human Torch to life in the reboot. Jordan [...]
Matt Fraction will be carrying on with a recent development that sees Ben Grimm reverting back to his human form one day every year thanks to a special serum worked up by the kids of the Future Foundation. In Fantastic Four #8 we’ll see the ever-lovin’ blue-eyed Thing going back home to Yancy Street. The [...]
A rumor a couple of weeks ago set the internet on fire. According to The Wrap, actor Michael B. Jordan is in talks to to play Johnny Storm/The Human Torch in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot that is going to be directed by Josh Trank. This casting rumor cause some interesting conversation as the African-American [...]
There are reports coming out today that director Josh Trank is considering casting Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch in Fox‘s Fantastic Four reboot. Jordan starred in Trank‘s Chronicle, so the two are no strangers to each other. The Wrap is reporting the actor is on the short list for the role. Of [...]
Work on the anticipated reboot of the Fantastic Four is about to begin, with an expected filming date of September. Chronicle’s Josh Trank will be helming the project, with Matthew Vaughn serving as producer on the film.
Tim Story’s Fantastic Four films didn’t really do all that bad at the box office, but Fox wants the approval of the fan boy and geek crowds, which is a smart move, as that’s where the money is. In order to do that, the studio was forced to reboot the franchise. The project has gotten ff on [...]
Hey folks, just a quick reminder that Valentine’s Day is on Thursday, so you’d better not forget to pick up the box of chocolates, flowers and jewelry that your significant other is expecting! Or, if you’re lucky like I am, you’ll be getting each other something nerdy and awesome that doesn’t die in two days [...]
Every once in a while, I need to resurrect a baddie that has already been featured in a film, mostly due to the fact that the first interpretation of the character was so bad, they need to be given a second chance just to show off what their true character. Case in point: Doctor Doom.
Age of Ultron has been years in the making, and this summer the highly anticipated book from Brian Bendis and Bryan Hitch will finally take the Marvel Universe by storm. Marvel unveiled a new preview of the book with a gold foil cover and two pages of massive destruction. The announcement features a paragraph of [...]
Slowly but surely, Fox’s reboot of the first family of comics, Fantastic Four, is coming together. What we know right now is that Josh Trank, the man behind the surprisingly good Chronicle was tapped to helm the reboot and that the film will hit theaters in March of 2015. That’s still a ways away, so don’t expect too [...]
LEGO and videogame fans should be happy today as Marvel announced the release of the new LEGO Marvel Super Heroes videogame later this fall. The game will be the first time Marvel heroes have made the jump to the Lego universe. The game by Warner Bros. Interactive, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertaiment [...]
Only days after it was announced that Chronicle’s Josh Trank would direct the Fantastic Four reboot, we find out that 20th Century Fox has found a writer. Fox has tapped Jeremy Slater to write the reboot. The Hollywood Reporters states that the up-and-coming writer, along with Trank, are indications that Fox is trying to capture [...]
We continue our look at the marvel movie history so far. This time looking back at the end of the 90′s and 2000/2007 where movie pearls such as Blade, X-Men and Fantastic Four were conceived and released with various outcomes.
20th Century Fox isn’t a big presence at Comic Con this year, but they do have some pretty big announcements about two of their comic book properties. Fantastic Four is moving ahead with Josh Trank and Daredevil has lost David Slade. We pretty much knew that Trank would be working on the Fantastic Four reboot, [...]
Long before Marvel heroes flooded the screens of cinemas around the world with Hollywood blockbusters, special effects and box office records, they soured a difficult start on the screens. Marvel Comics, as we know it today, acquired in 2009 by $4.24 billion by the Walt Disney Company, has gone through some very hard times.
Bill Murray is notoriously hard to get a hold off if you’re wanting to ask him about being in a movie. He uses a voice mailbox instead of an agent, and the mailbox goes largely unchecked. He has famously missed out on parts such as Sulley in Monsters Inc. and Willy Wonka in Charlie and [...]
Tom Brevoort, Marvel senior vice president of publishing, took to his Twitter account and unleashed a flurry of preview art for upcoming books. He struck with little warning by tweeting that everyone likes art previews so he would see what he had handy. He then unleashed 7 pages of previews for a wide range of [...]
It’s safe to say Disney and the nerd community at large are still on an Avengers high after the record breaking debut and all. With all the success, the sequel and what Disney will do with Marvel characters are all questions that people are clamoring for answers to. Disney CEO Bob Iger touched on these [...]
I met Stan Lee at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo today! ‘NUFF SAID!
Tom Rothman is out and about talking about what Fox is working on. Yesterday, we brought you the story about a New Mutants movie and today we have some words about the First Class sequel, the Fantastic Four reboot, a Chronicle follow up, and a brief comment on the Daredevil reboot. Rothman talked with MTV [...]
I recently had the pleasure of joining DJ Rat B%st#rd and Caitland B. on their program Artslink on 90.9 CJSW. We primarily talked about Stan Lee and his upcoming appearance at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (April 27 – 29). I can’t wait to see the awesome Canadian contingent of comic and sci-fi fans [...]
Marvel has released two clips from the Disney XD programming block for this Sunday morning. Check out the Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers EMH clips here!
Here is your first look at, FF #17, from the acclaimed creative team of Jonathan Hickman & Nick Dragotta.
Sony is looking to the film's director, Josh Trank, to helm its Spider-Man spin-off, Venom.