This Week in Superhero Movies and TV: More 'Batman vs. Superman' news
In this sense-shattering issue of This Week in Superhero Movies and TV: Batman and Superman fight back rumors, "Thor 2" rules the box office, high-paid Hollywood actors argue about their salaries, we get an update an the long-in-the-works "Preacher" adaptation, and more. All this, plus a look at a real life superhero. Read on, true believers...
"Batman vs. Superman"
Information is starting to trickle in, although it's difficult to know what's genuine and what's just hopeful rumor. A mysterious new tweet has folks speculating that Alex Ross' landmark "Kingdom Come" may provide some sort of inspiration for the "Man of Steel" sequel.
Meanwhile, in San Francisco, the real Batman stole the hearts of superhero fans everywhere, including Ben Affleck himself.
"Thor: The Dark World"
Despite some surprise competition from "Best Man Holiday," the Marvel sequel is expected to top the box office
for a second week. Katniss will take out Thor next week, however, when "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" opens.
"Iron Man 2"
That's right: "Iron Man TWO." Former Rhodey Terrence Howard recently blamed Robert Downey Jr. for Howard's exit from the franchise a few years ago.
The Netflix original series based on the Marvel comic now has a very high-profile writer.
"Guardians of the Galaxy" and beyond
HeroFix breaks down where we might expect to see those other Infinity Stones mentions in "Thor 2."
Is Garth Ennis' foul-mouthed spiritual-western-fantasy finally being adapted? According to Badass Digest, it may find a home at AMC.
2013 | Thriller | TV-MASummary: Mads Mikkelsen and Hugh Dancy star in this dark and scary TV series that explores the life of doctor, killer and cannibal Hannibal Lecter before the events in The Silence of the Lambs.Director: Bryan Fuller (creator)
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hugh Dancy
1985 | Science Fiction | PGSummary: This ‘80s story dreams of leaving Earth as two friends create a homemade spacecraft, and find themselves exploring stars far from home.Director: Joe Dante
Cast: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite
2013 | Science Fiction | PGSummary: What begins as a relatively normal dinner party for eight friends becomes a night of sci-fi influenced strangeness when a comet passes particularly close to Earth.Director: James Ward Byrkit
Cast: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon
2013 | Thriller | RSummary: Based on the true story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) a Miami bodybuilder who wants to live the American dream. He would like to have the money that other people have. So he enlists the help of fellow bodybuilder Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and ex-convict, Christian bodybuilder Paul Doyle (D...Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub
2012 | Comedy | PGSummary: The unlikely friendship between Ernest the bear and Celestine the mouse is brought to life with softly gorgeous animation.Director: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner
1996 | Drama | RSummary: Renton is living the dream and that dream is Heroin. As Renton struggles with the agony and ecstasy of his life we follow him and his increasingly unstable mates. Drinking, fighting, drugs, sex and the most disgusting toilet in Scotland. Choose Trainspotting.Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle
2001 | Drama | RSummary: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Cast: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Ana López Mercado, Maribel Verdú
2005 | Comedy | PGSummary: The story of Little Red Riding Hood (Anne Hathaway) is rebuilt from the ground up in this hip-hop influenced animated vision that re-examines every character in the old tale.Director: Cory Edwards
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, Patrick Warburton
1955 | Thriller | NRSummary: Pitch-black suspense story in which two women conspire to kill the man who troubles them both, but afterward find themselves haunted by their actions, and perhaps his ghost.Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Cast: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse
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