Incredible Hulk, Hancock, The Dark Knight: May 29th Comic Reel Wrap

Thu, May 29th, 2008 at 8:39am PDT

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

INCREDIBLE HULK

Actress Liv Tyler talked to Superhero Hype, discussing her role in the "requel." "There's nothing similar about the story or even really the characters in a lot of ways," Tyler said. "I mostly went back and watched the television show, which was one of my favorite things my mom and I used to watch all the time. I would say that the essence of that image of the lone figure of [David] Bruce Banner walking down the street alone with his little backpack hitchhiking, the misunderstood hero having to move onto another town was more of the overall feeling for the film but the story is completely different. I didn't write the screenplay, Edward Norton did, and I was really very happy, because I was actually offered the part and had to decide if I was going to be in the movie before I ever read the script, but it was really well-written and he wrote a really great part for me. I'm a scientist -- which I know is unbelievable -- and I had a lot of good things to do that I was excited about."

CBR News has a one-on-one with producer Gail Anne Hurd.

Meanwhile, IGN has the second installment of their trip to the editing bay, chatting up the super soldier serum, the Abomination and talk about sequels.

HANCOCK

Mmm, new TV spot on YouTube ...

THE DARK KNIGHT

Omelete has posted some new ad banners for the Bat-sequel, while Empire Online has a look at the new "choose your side" covers with the Clown Prince of Crime and the Bat himself.

MANDRAKE

UFC fighter Randy Couture is quoted by Superhero Hype talking about joining the adaptation as a mysterious character named "Jed." "It's been reset, and I think now I think they're waiting for the dust to settle with the Olympics in China, 'cause most of the movie is shot in China," he said. "I'm attached to play a U.S. agent that's intricately wound up into the plot of the movie."

SPIDER-MAN 4

After everybody and their mom's website reported the rumor of a new Peter Parker, the studio took the time to tell Latino Review "that there is no truth to the rumor that the studio is looking to replace Tobey Maguire in the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in future 'Spider-Man' movies."

TRANSFORMERS 2

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson and John Turturro will reprise their roles in the sequel.

THE CASTING COUCH

We can't do this without you. The rumors, the scoops, the set photos -- they're all fueled by passionate fans emailing in the goods. The ones who ask, "What do you mean your sister's dating somebody who works for Warner Brothers?" The ones who know the code names of movie projects and scour city permit filings for them. The devoted, the involved. Fans, just like you. Whatever you know, we wanna know, and whether you want your name shouted to the web's rafters or kept closer than a classified report, we've got you covered like a comforter. Broadcasting live from Los Angeles, this is your humble scribe Hannibal Tabu saying thank you for your time and indulgence, fresh comics reviews will be online tomorrow (stupid Diamond ...) and what is The Hundred and Four?

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