Forrest Gump as a Diplomat: The film rights to In the Garden of Beasts, a nonfiction book by Erik Larson, have been optioned by Universal and Playtone, Tom Hanks’ production company. Hanks is considering starring as U.S. Ambassador William Dodds, who began his diplomatic service in 1933 Berlin somewhat naively before becoming aware of the evil that surrounded him and his family. (The… Continue reading Movie News in 60 Seconds: Tom Hanks in Nazi Germany; Drugs on a Sub; Gotham Awards Indies
Going into tonight’s annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards, there was certainly a lot of opinions that Alexander Payne’s The Descendants would be cleaning house, being that it was nominated in the most categories, but when the dust settled, the well-reviewed box office success was left with not a single award despite many Oscar prognosticators having it as a frontrunner for a Best Picture Oscar.
Instead, Mike… Continue reading Beginners & Tree of Life Lead Surprise Gotham Wins
The Pittsburgh press and fans are out in force following the production of Christopher Nolan’s last Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, in the city. While you should stay tuned to the SuperHeroHype Boards for continuous updates, we’re going to provide some summaries here on the main page as well. We’ll get started with an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette which talks about the filming (including spoilers) that took… Continue reading More From Gotham in Pittsburgh
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Gotham City Impostors , an original download-only first-person shooter where players battle for control of an unhinged Gotham City overrun by impostors inspired by the DC Comics characters Batman and The Joker. Developed by Monolith Productions, the game will be available on Xbox LIVE, PC and PlayStation Network.
“Gotham City Impostors blows apart expectations for superhero games with an exaggerated take… Continue reading Game News: Gotham City Impostors Announced