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2009-05-07 10:40:00

Twentieth Century Fox says an unfinished copy of X-Men Origins: Wolverine illegally posted on the Internet has been downloaded 4 million times since March 30. The Hollywood Reporter said the figure is four times greater than previous estimates. The film was No. 1 at the U.S. box office when it was released last weekend, earning $85 million. Piracy is a serious issue for us. We now estimate that there are above 4 million downloads of that stolen 'Wolverine' movie that was up there, the...

2009-05-06 09:47:08

Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds may get a chance to star in a movie focusing on his X-Men Origins: Wolverine character, Deadpool. Variety.com said Twentieth Century Fox is developing the spinoff as a project for Reynolds. According to X-Men mythology, Wade Wilson is a cancer-stricken mercenary who undergoes a Weapon X genetic alteration experiment and becomes an indestructible anti-hero named Deadpool, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Wolverine was No. 1 at the U.S. box office...

2009-05-05 08:58:00

CLEVELAND, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Edward Howard today announced that it was hired earlier this spring by Wolverine Tube, Inc. (Other OTC: WLVT) to help with corporate communications related to the company's recent successful refinancing of its bond debt. Wolverine Tube, based in Huntsville, Alabama, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of surface-enhanced copper and copper alloy tube. On April 29, 2008, Wolverine completed an exchange offer for its outstanding 10 1/2% Senior Notes due...

2009-05-04 15:18:20

U.S. scientists say they've genetically identified the origins of a California wolverine, providing the first evidence of a link between regional populations. A wolverine first photographed by a remote-controlled camera in the Tahoe National Forest in February 2008 has been found most closely related to Rocky Mountain populations, according to a team of 10 federal, state and university scientists. The finding was obtained through genetic analysis of hair collected from the first...

2009-05-02 12:15:53

The highly anticipated U.S. summer movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine earned at least $4.5 million during early midnight showings, 20th Century Fox says. The studio said while preliminary data was still being finalized Friday, it appeared the new superhero film enjoyed a strong opening Thursday in advance of weekend showings, The Hollywood Reporter said. Studio executives told the Reporter the action movie, which stars Hugh Jackman as its title character, could pull in more than $70 million...

2009-05-01 12:50:00

The U.S. comic book industry says it's capitalizing on the release of the new Wolverine movie by giving away free comic books this weekend. Saturday will be Free Comic Book Day, industry officials say, hoping the release of the $130 million movie based on the Marvel Comics character and the free product will lure new readers into the fold, USA Today reported Friday. Even with all their entertainment choices, kids still love comic books when they can get ahold of them, Steve Geppi, CEO of...

2009-05-01 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The X-Men's fiercest hero digs his claws into retail stores globally with the release of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine(TM) video game from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Marvel (NYSE: MVL). Developed by critically acclaimed studio Raven Software, the game allows players to harness Wolverine's brute strength, regenerative mutant abilities, and indestructible adamantium claws as they battle powerful forces and uncover the...

2009-04-30 08:46:23

Study provides first evidence of connection between Rocky, Sierra Nevada Mountain populations A wolverine first photographed by a remote-controlled camera on the Tahoe National Forest in February 2008 is most closely related to Rocky Mountain populations, according to a team of 10 federal, state and university scientists. Their findings are published in the latest edition of Northwest Science and focus on genetic analysis of hair collected from the first scientifically verified California...

2009-04-30 06:30:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) CFO and Senior Vice President Donald T. Grimes will present at the Baird 2009 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago on May 13, 2009. This presentation, which will include information on Wolverine's operations and business outlook, is scheduled to begin at 12:40 p.m. Central Time, and will be available via live webcast at the Company's website, www.wolverineworldwide.com....

2009-04-29 11:01:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Tube, Inc. ("Wolverine Tube") announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced exchange offer (the "Exchange Offer") for its outstanding 10 1/2% Senior Notes due 2009 (the "Old Notes"). As part of the Exchange Offer, holders of approximately $84 million in principal amount of Old Notes exchanged such notes for Wolverine Tube's new 15% Senior Secured Notes due 2012 (the "New Notes"). Including the $38.3 million...

Latest Wolverine Reference Libraries

2007-08-10 16:41:52

The Wolverine (Gulo gulo) is the largest land-dwelling species of the weasel family Mustelidae. It is also known as the Glutton or Carcajou. The wolverine lives primarily in isolated areas in the northern hemisphere. These areas include Alaska, northern Canada, Siberia and Scandinavia. They are also native to Russia and the Baltic countries. Until the mid 1800's they were found as far south as northern California. Some still remain in the Rocky Mountains and northern Cascades in the United...

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