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2008-07-31 15:00:42

Venom, the villain from the Hollywood blockbuster Spider-Man 3, reportedly may be getting his own big-screen adventure. The Hollywood Reporter said Sony is developing a movie spinoff for the Marvel Comics baddie. The studio hired Mean Creek writer Jacob Estes to write the screenplay for a Venom-themed project, however, is said to be thinking about trying something else and looking for someone to write a new draft, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Although That 70s Show...

2008-07-26 18:00:27

The webslinging hero takes a turn to the dark side in his third big screen adventure, as he comes under the influence of a sinister alien parasite. When his uncle's murderer is transformed into the shape-shifting Sandman, Spider-Man becomes consumed with a desire for revenge. Starring Tobey Maguire. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-15 09:00:56

Activision Publishing (Nasdaq:ATVI) (Nasdaq:ATVID) today revealed that Metallica's highly-anticipated full studio album, "Death Magnetic," will be available simultaneously in record stores and as downloadable content for the world's best-selling rhythm-based video game series, Guitar Hero(R). Metallica fans will be able to rock out to new anthems from the band in Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock this September and will be able to unite on drums, guitar and vocals as the album will also be...

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2008-06-14 12:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Mount Olympus never had such a potent gang as Marvel Comics, whose vast pantheon ranges from Hollywood A- lister Spider-Man to the murky shape-shifting process server Ditto. Now producing its own film adaptations for all but a few previously licensed superheroes, Marvel Studios unveils "The Incredible Hulk" on the heels of blockbuster "Iron Man," whose 2010 sequel will be followed by an ambitious Marvel lineup. Headlining their own upcoming movies are Norse thunder...

2008-05-05 16:25:00

This weekend was just the beginning of Hollywood's Iron age. Marvel Studios announced Monday it will release "Iron Man 2" on April 30, 2010, following the success of the first in the comic-book franchise, which pulled in $104.2 million domestically since opening last Thursday and $201 million worldwide. Four other films based on Marvel superheroes also were announced: "Thor," due out June 4, 2010; "The First Avenger: Captain America," May 6, 2011; "The Avengers," July 2011; and "Ant-Man,"...

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2007-05-01 18:20:00

Forgiveness is on the minds of many characters in "Spider-Man 3." They ponder if they're capable of offering it, worthy of receiving it - and whether, as the saying goes, it will ultimately prove divine. In that spirit, audiences may also need to forgive director and co-writer Sam Raimi for creating a bloated, uneven behemoth with his third installment in the hugely successful comic-book franchise. (The film is so feverishly anticipated, however, and the entire series is so revered, that any...

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2007-04-16 16:50:00

TOKYO -- "Spider-Man 3" made its global debut in Tokyo on Monday, with stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst taking a walk down the red carpet for the premiere, held in drizzling rain at a ritzy Tokyo arena. In this latest film, directed by Sam Raimi, Maguire's Peter Parker is juggling his photography job, schoolwork, love life and superhero-dom. Then he gains fresh powers when his blue-and-red Spidey costume turns black and his dark side asserts itself, leaving him tangled in an inner...

2006-05-31 16:35:00

NEW YORK -- Marvel Entertainment Inc. on Wednesday said Avi Arad, the longtime head of its film studio unit, was resigning to produce his own films. Marvel, an entertainment company that licenses comic book characters such as Spider-Man and Captain America, said Avi Arad Productions will produce films for Marvel under its own name. Arad, who joined Marvel Studios in 1998, is resigning from his position as chairman and CEO, and from his post as chief creative officer of corporate parent Marvel...

2006-04-21 00:20:27

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Activision's new "X-Men: The Official Game" is the latest example of the growing integration between Hollywood and games. It not only includes the likenesses and voices of several stars from the movie, it also brought in a screenwriter from "X-Men: The Last Stand" to make sure the game remained true to the Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Studios film. Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Alan Cumming and Shawn Ashmore will reprise their...

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2006-04-21 00:20:00

By John Gaudiosi LOS ANGELES -- Activision's new "X-Men: The Official Game" is the latest example of the growing integration between Hollywood and games. It not only includes the likenesses and voices of several stars from the movie, it also brought in a screenwriter from "X-Men: The Last Stand" to make sure the game remained true to the Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Studios film. Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Alan Cumming and Shawn Ashmore will reprise their film roles as Marvel's comic...


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