Smallville, Spectacular Spider-Man, Heroes: May 9th Comic Reel Wrap

Fri, May 9th, 2008 at 9:45am PDT

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Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

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SMALLVILLE

The rumor over at TV Guide is that actress Allison Mack may not return for an eighth season due to monetary concerns, using the departures of Kristin Kreuk and Michael Rosenbaum as negotiating leverage.

Kryptonsite has spoiler-filled screen captures from next week's season finale, "Arctic." They also have casting breakdowns on two new characters coming in for next season.

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN

Toon Zone has screen captures and data on this weekend's new episode, "The Uncertainty Principle" featuring Hammerhead, Tombstone and the Green Goblin.

HEROES

CBR News has a press release about the new action figure line based on the hit NBC series.

BUCK ROGERS

Somebody call Erin Gray -- Variety is reporting that Nu Image/Millennium Films has acquired film rights to the property for a live action feature. IGN has a report that muddies the waters on the story, but says that creator Frank Miller is attached to direct. Maybe.

DEAL WITH THE DEVIL

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate has picked up the rights to the Alias comic book and has set writer Kyle Ward to adapt. David Tischman and Lisa Brause are producing; Ward, who brought the comic to Lionsgate, is co-producing.

SPEED RACER

Anxious fans can check out the first seven minutes of the movie at Yahoo! Movies with an additional four minutes at MTV.

There's an interview with actress Christina Ricci at Comingsoon.net and IESB has interviews with actor Matthew Fox and producer Joel Silver.

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT

Superhero Hype has a question and answer session with writer Brian Azzarello about his part in the direct-to-DVD animated feature.

MIDDLEMEN

Comics2Film has the press release explaining the show to the uninitiated.

THAT'S A WRAP

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