The Six Billion Dollar Man: Damián Szifrón (above), who grew up in Argentina watching American TV shows like The Six Million Dollar Man, will now write the big-screen adaptation of the series. Mark Wahlberg will star, and Peter Berg will direct. Szifrón most recently wrote and directed the richly imaginative Wild Tales, a dazzling black comedy consisting of multiple segments… Continue reading Movie News: 'Six Billion Dollar Man' Lands Oscar-Nominated Writer; Watch Nicole Kidman in First 'Strangerland' Trailer
If there is one man who knows Marvel inside and out, it’s Avi Arad. Arad was the CEO of Toy Biz in the Nineties and soon took over Marvel Entertainment, becoming its chief creative officer, CEO, director and chairman. This was the man who pulled Marvel out of its slump and founded Marvel Studios; the man who made it so attractive for Disney to… Continue reading The Producers of 'Amazing Spider-Man' Tell Us Their Plans for Villain Movies 'Sinister Six' and 'Venom'
Star Wars Rebels: Ahead of the premiere of the first trailer for Star Wars Rebels this coming Sunday, May 4, new images from the animated series have debuted, featuring Imperial Stormtroppers and explosives expert Sabine. The series will air this fall on Disney XD. [USA Today]
The Sinister Six: Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods), who wrote the script for the villainous Spider-Man spin-off The Sinister Six, is close to a deal to direct the movie as well. That’s not a big surprise, since he was tipped as a possible director back in December when it was announced that he would be writing the screenplay… Continue reading Movie News: 'Sinister Six' Director; 'Battlestar Galactica' Movie Back On; First 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Clip
Last week we got official news that Wonder Woman was joining Batman vs Superman and that X:-Men: Apocalypse was coming in 2016, which caused Movies.com managing editor Erik Davis to muse about how all these other superhero franchises bringing in or spinning off tons of heroes and villains meant we were finally feeling the true effect of The Avengers. And oh how… Continue reading 'Venom' and 'The Sinister Six' Will Get Standalone Films After 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3'