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Second The Amazing Spider-Man HD trailer

by on May.03, 2012, under Movies

Check out the second official trailer for Sony’s upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen and Denis Leary. I’m still amazed at all the different looks Ifans gives his characters…can’t wait to see his take on the Lizard…
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The Amazing Spider-Man director Mark Webb talks chemistry, comics and setting

by on Apr.17, 2012, under Movies

Yahoo! Movies recently interviewed Mark Webb, the director of the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man, the reboot of the Marvel franchise starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone and premieres June 30th.

On Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone’s instant chemistry:

“We screen tested them together, and she’s very funny and really quick and snappy. I remember the first time we screen tested them — I don’t think they’d met before, really — and he took a minute for him to get back up to speed with her because she was so funny. And then they really brought out really great parts of the other’s performance. Of course, it was there, and that’s why we cast that dynamic. It was really great to watch it on screen.”
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The Amazing Spider-Man 3D official trailer!

by on Feb.07, 2012, under Movies

Check it out…the official trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 3D!


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Transformers: The Ride 3D Super Bowl ad

by on Feb.06, 2012, under Fun Stuff, Movies

This May an all new ride at Universal Studios Hollywood will open up: Transformers: The Ride 3D, a 3D attraction themed around the Transformers movie franchise and even director Michael Bay collaborated on the original version that opened in Universal Studios Singapore.

For those that watched the Super Bowl, and stayed watching during the commercials, caught an interesting ad, that looked an awful lot like a live broadcast…
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Former Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark director sues producers

by on Nov.08, 2011, under Comics

Apparently it’s been far too long since the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has been mentioned as having troubles…now former director Julie Tamor is filing suit against the producers for using the stuff she developed without paying her. Apparently she believes she is due royalties from the production, but has yet to receive anything.


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Spider-Man on Broadway to be delayed – UPDATED

by on Mar.09, 2011, under General News

The troubled Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark may stay in the dark for a few more months, as anonymous sources report an approximately three month delay in the opening – which is currently scheduled for next Tuesday. This could partly be to find a new director, as it was earlier reported that producers have been in talks with Julie Taymor about leaving the production.

The production has been plagued by problems due to the high-risk stunts and equipment issues, with several actors receiving serious injuries.

Updated 3/10: Looks like Taymor is out as director, but will still be involved, after the producers officially announced the delay to allow the time necessary to execute the plan, which will include revisions to the script,” according to the statement. The official opening date was not given, just “early summer”.


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Some famous screen tests

by on Sep.20, 2010, under Movies

Here is a neat article from Moviefone that shows some screen tests for some famous roles – some of which got the part (Henry Thomas had the role of E.T. before it was over), a couple who didn’t (I’ve mentioned before that Han Solo could have been played by Kurt Russell instead of Harrison Ford).


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Garfield is the new web-slinger in town

by on Jul.03, 2010, under Movies

Sony has its Peter Parker for the reboot of their Spider-Man franchise – Andrew Garfield (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus) has been named for the role after having been named to a short list a month ago. Production is expected to start in December, with the film set to be released 2 years from today on July 3rd, 2012.


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Spider-Man 4 dead, franchise rebooting

by on Jan.12, 2010, under Movies

After Spider-Man 4 slipped in its release schedule due to an apparent impasse over the script and characters, Sony/Columbia have decided to jettison plans, along with Raimi and the cast, and instead go with a reboot of the franchise based on a script by James Vanderbilt, and getting back to the superpowers vs. teen angst angle. But if they already have the script, how long has the studio been planning this?


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Spider-Man 4 delayed; Thor wins

by on Jan.07, 2010, under Comics, Movies

With Sam Raimi and Sony at an impasse over the villains for Spider-Man 4, the web-slinger lost his grip on the planned release date of May 6th, 2011 – and comic competition Thor from Paramount is the apparent heir to the date.


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