Michael Fassbender: Prequel vs Reboot

X-men or Spider-Man?

It seems Michael Fassbender has a problem any geek would dream of.  According to Roger Friedman at Showbiz411, Fassbender is being pursued by the X-men and Spider-man film franchises.  Director Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer) has approached the Inglourious Basterds star to play Continue reading Michael Fassbender: Prequel vs Reboot

X-men: Cutting Back on Blue

Nightcrawler

 
R.I. P. Kurt Wagner. We’ll miss you.  The X-men won’t be the same without the fury blue elf known as Nightcrawler.  Priest or pirate, fiend or friend, Nightcrawler has been ‘Bamfing” on and off comic book pages since Giant-Size X-men #1, only to come to an end at the hand (literally) of Bastion in X-force #26.

I’ll admit it.  I was angry while reading the issue. Angry because he

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Travelling to the STARZ: Torchwood Finds a New Home

Torchwood
Torchwood Credit: BBC America

Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper will be back next summer, but with a few changes.  Torchwood, a spin-off of the widely acclaimed Doctor Who, follows a British government team specializing in alien activity.  After two seasons and a well received mini-series, the Torchwood show runners have decided to up the ante. Continue reading Travelling to the STARZ: Torchwood Finds a New Home

Captain America Gets an Oscar Nominee: Stanley Tucci Joins Cast

Stanley Tucci in The Devil Wears Prada

Marvel Studios have confirmed Oscar nominated actor, Stanley Tucci has joined the cast of Joe Johnston’s upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger.  Tucci will play Doctor Abraham Erskine, the brains behind the Super Soldier Serum, which creates the title character.

Tucci is far from the first Oscar recognized actor to venture into the comic book genre.  Continue reading Captain America Gets an Oscar Nominee: Stanley Tucci Joins Cast

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