Watchmen, Avengers, Dark Knight Returns: January 13th Comic Reel

Tue, January 13th, 2009 at 7:45am PST | Updated: January 13th, 2009 at 8:26am

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Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

WATCHMEN

Enough talk -- time to make with the "biff" and the "pow" of a new trailer shown during the NFL playoffs ...

Meanwhile, actor Jackie Earle Haley talked to IGN about communicating "with a sock over my head."

Directed by Zack Snyder, release date March 6, 2009.

AVENGERS

Actress Eva Longoria talked to E! Online about those photos of her with Marvel Comics ...

... with a summary on MTV's Splash Page.

No release date announced.

THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS

Once upon a time actor Aaron Eckhart told Superhero Hype that his character was, "dead as a door nail ... He ain't coming back baby!" Now? He's got this to say about sequel possibilities ...

Producer Chuck Roven alleges that Eckhart might not be the only surprise in a proposed sequel.

Did actor Heath Ledger's posthumous Golden Globe award have anything to do with that?

No release date announced.

SMALLVILLE

CBR News has preview images from this week's new episode.

Also, check out these two clips from the episode.

Next episode January 15, 2009, "Legion."

HEROES

According to Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello, his fellow USC alumna Swoosie Kurtz is reuniting with her former "Pushing Daisies" boss, Bryan Fuller, on the NBC series. "Bryan wrote the part specifically for her," says Kurtz' spokesperson of her character, Millie, an old society friend of Angela Petrelli's. "It's a really fun role."

Next episode February 23, 2009, "Cold Wars."

TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN

TFW2005.com has a scan of the new Prime-powered promotional poster.

Meanwhile, IESB has a possibly spoilerish update about more giant robots coming to play.

Directed by Michael Bay, release date June 26, 2009.

G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA

Hisstank.com has a first look at the new Snake-Eyes-centric poster promoting the property.

Release date August 7, 2009.

IRON MAN 2

Actor Mickey Rourke told MTV that "I'll bring it all ... everything I can bring" to the role.

Directed by Jon Favreau, release date May 7, 2010.

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