We can’t get enough of tales of what might have been. Earlier this week, we shared the story of how Ian McKellen nearly wasn’t Magneto nor Gandalf. Now, here’s one of how Ahmed Best nearly didn’t play Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels. Instead, none other than Michael Jackson could have played the comic-relief character. But it would have been done much differently… Continue reading Could Michael Jackson Have Improved the 'Star Wars' Prequels?
Today the trailer hit for Ridley Scott’s next big sci-fi epic, The Martian. Almost instantly people began complaining that the trailer was full of spoilers. That’s not exactly true. In fact, if the trailer for The Martian spoils anything, it’s the experience of reading the fantastic book it’s based on.
The basic problem is that you can pick up a copy… Continue reading Why 'The Martian' Could Be One of The Best Movies of 2015
If you ask any comic book creator how difficult it is to create a superhero in the 21st century, they’ll likely tell you that it’s very hard. Creating new superheroes, even within the fabled DC and Marvel universes, can be a massive undertaking just because so much of each of those brands is tied up in their biggest icons. How can Nightrunner compete with Superman? How… Continue reading Comics on Film: Could Valiant Comics Create the Next Great Wave of Superhero Movies?