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Old 08-31-2010, 10:51 AM   #201 (permalink)
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a number of Grant Morrison storylines have been on a collision course for a few months now...i've been very curious as to who was going to wear the cowl after all is said and done...well now it seems that there will be more than one Batman

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Though hinted at and suggested by solicits and Grant Morrison, today DC Comics confirmed what we had been wondering all along - upon his return, Bruce Wayne will be Batman once more. But that'd doesn't mean he'll be the only Dark Knight.
In a brief interview with the New York Post, Dan DiDio revealed that Dick Grayson, Wayne's former partner and the former Nightwing, will remain a guardian of Gotham City while Wayne will focus more on a global scale. "He wants to be more aggressive in his reach," DiDio said in the interview. "He realizes the change that Batman as a symbol can effect around the world." The Post noted specifically that Wayne's approach would be to "build a Starbucks-style franchise of Dark Knights." Given how many Starbucks are out there... that's quite the concept.
DC wouldn't reveal too many more details outside of the fact that Damian Wayne, Bruce's son, would remain Robin. It was also specified that Grayson would retain the simplified Batman costume with the black logo whereas Wayne's new outfit would sport the yellow and black symbol made famous two decades by Tim Burton's Batman films.
Mike Marts, the Batman franchise editor, also provided this quote on DC's blog: "Just as readers were getting comfortable with the idea of former sidekick Dick Grayson playing the role of Batman, along comes Bruce Wayne's triumphant return to the Cape and Cowl. Is Gotham City ready for two Batmen? Is the world? And who's to say the fun will end there?"

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Old 08-31-2010, 10:33 PM   #202 (permalink)
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forgot to post the buyers guide for this week...here you go

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Old 08-31-2010, 11:30 PM   #203 (permalink)
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Heard Aronovsky might be in the running to direct the next Wolverine movie...considering the pos the first one was, a director like Aronovsky could really do something great. He hasn't really directed action movies but with ones like the Wrestler and Requiem, it's obvious he can.
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Old 09-01-2010, 09:27 AM   #204 (permalink)
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Heard Aronovsky might be in the running to direct the next Wolverine movie...considering the pos the first one was, a director like Aronovsky could really do something great. He hasn't really directed action movies but with ones like the Wrestler and Requiem, it's obvious he can.
David Slade is the other name being kicked around...at this point i don't think it really matters who directs...the script is what's going to make or break this film

but imho Fox will just mess this up once again...i have very little faith that it will be done right

and speaking of Wolverine...a brand new storyline involving the Canucklehead hits the stands today...all the previews for this one have been very good

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Old 09-02-2010, 10:23 AM   #205 (permalink)
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Neil Gaiman's Sandman is being planned as a television series reports Heat Vision.

Warner Bros. is allegedly seeking a creative entity to become the program's showrunner, but the article notes that "Supernatural" creator Eric Kripke may be at the top of the studio's list.
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Idris Elba, who can be seen in Takers this weekend, talked to USA Weekend about playing Heimdall in Thor and mentioned how many Marvel Studios movies he's committed to appearing in:
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Warner Home Video announced today that Superman/Batman: Apocalypse will premiere in Los Angeles on September 21st and in New York on September 23rd.





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Old 09-02-2010, 10:29 AM   #206 (permalink)
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SuperHeroHype with the launch trailer for Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, hitting stores on September 7th. You can watch the trailer below!
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Numerous screenshots from the upcoming Batman: Arkham City surfaced online today and you can view them below. The game, coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in fall 2011, is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed hit Batman: Arkham Asylum.






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Old 09-02-2010, 10:40 AM   #207 (permalink)
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I read Y - Last Man (Thanks to this thread ). Superb start, awesome development but i hated last 10-15 chapters... Overall i can say it is very good comic
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Old 09-02-2010, 10:53 AM   #208 (permalink)
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I read Y - Last Man (Thanks to this thread ). Superb start, awesome development but i hated last 10-15 chapters... Overall i can say it is very good comic


I agree about the end......except the last chapter which I loved.
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Old 09-02-2010, 12:59 PM   #209 (permalink)
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i've heard great things about Superman/Batman: Apocalypse...can't wait

thanks for the screenshots Windex...Arkham City looks sick
that will be a 1st day purchase for sure !
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Old 09-04-2010, 08:33 AM   #210 (permalink)
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Olivia Thirlby has joined the cast of Judge Dredd, reports Variety.

Thirlby will play Judge Cassandra Anderson, a psychically powered rookie Judge who teams with Judge Joe Dredd (Karl Urban) for training. Set in a dystopian future, the British comic book adaptation focuses on a police force given the power to act as judge, jury and executioner to whomsoever they perceive to be part of the criminal element.
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Old 09-04-2010, 11:43 AM   #211 (permalink)
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wanted to share this excellent animation



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Old 09-06-2010, 10:14 AM   #212 (permalink)
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some more news on Arkham City....looks like the game will be 4-5 times bigger than Asylum

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Last week saw the release of numerous screenshots from Batman: Arkham City and now there are also new quotes from Rocksteady Studios' Efton Hill about the anticipated game, coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC in fall 2011.
Hill told CVG that the game is "four or five times" bigger than Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman will have double the number of moves as his disposal this time.
"Without a doubt, the hardest part of moving the game setting from the confines of the asylum into the urban sprawl of Arkham City was simply building the environment," he said.
"Our objective in this game is not to make the biggest game we can, but to make the best game possible. Gamers who played 'Batman: Arkham Asylum' will know how dedicated we are as a studio to injecting an incredible amount of detail into every environment we build.
"It is this attention to detail that gives our games the deep and intense atmosphere that so many players have found so compelling, and so we have had to seriously scale up our art team in order to bring the same level of detail to Arkham City, which is about 4-5 times bigger than 'Arkham Asylum.'"
He added that players will get a sense of continuity from the end of Batman: Arkham Asylum as you will begin Batman: Arkham City with many of the same core gadgets that you unlocked in the first game.

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Old 09-07-2010, 06:14 PM   #213 (permalink)
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i was shocked to learn who this was because it looks nothing like him

care to guess ?

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i was shocked to learn who this was because it looks nothing like him

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David Tennat??
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:51 PM   #215 (permalink)
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David Tennat??
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you're much wiser than i Benzo ..i was reading this article and couldn't figure out where i'd seen this guy before...was shocked to find out it was the former Doctor
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Universal Pictures has hired Red helmer Robert Schwentke to direct the supernatural action film R.I.P.D. (short for "Rest In Peace Department"), based on Peter Lenkov's Dark Horse comic about a police department of the dead.

Ryan Reynolds signed last spring to star in the film, centered on two officers -- one recently dead and one who's been dead for hundreds of years.
Read more: Schwentke to Direct Reynolds in R.I.P.D. - ComingSoon.net Schwentke to Direct Reynolds in R.I.P.D. - ComingSoon.net

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Summit Entertainment has revealed the first clip from Red, starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Karl Urban, Mary-Louise Parker, Brian Cox, Julian McMahon and Richard Dreyfuss. Based on the cult DC Comics graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner, the film is an explosive action-comedy directed by Robert Schwentke.
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Old 09-09-2010, 10:20 AM   #217 (permalink)
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my apologies...the website i get this from was late posting it

Weekly Buyer's Guide - 09/07/10

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Old 09-09-2010, 10:56 AM   #218 (permalink)
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looks like there will be a new animated Avengers series this fall...looks pretty good...check out the link for the video

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Old 09-09-2010, 05:33 PM   #219 (permalink)
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first pics from Capt America movie are online (stunt-double in costume)

Capt America Motorbike Scenes
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Screen Gems has debuted the trailer for director Scott Stewart's Priest, starring Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Lily Collins, Steven Moyer, Brad Dourif and Christopher Plummer.

In the big screen adaptation, opening in 3D and 2D on May 13, a warrior priest (Bettany) disobeys Church law by teaming with a young sheriff (Gigandet) and a beautiful priestess (Q). The three band together to track down a band of renegade vampires who have kidnapped the priest's niece before they turn her into one of them.
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Universal Pictures Chairman Adam Fogelson and Co-Chairman Donna Langley—along with Jeff Gaspin, Chairman, NBC Universal Television Entertainment and Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC & Universal Media Studios—today announced that Universal Pictures and NBC Universal Television Entertainment have acquired the rights to produce three films and a television series based on the seven epic novels, short stories and comic books from Stephen King's The Dark Tower.

Ron Howard will direct the first film and the first season of television, which will be written by Akiva Goldsman. Goldsman will produce the film through his Weed Road Pictures with Howard and Grazer for Imagine Entertainment. Howard, Grazer and Goldsman will executive produce the television series for Universal Media Studios. Kerry Foster will executive produce the first film for Weed Road Pictures along with Todd Hallowell and Erica Huggins for Imagine Entertainment.
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