Black Panther, Tintin, Smallville: January 16th Comic Reel

Fri, January 16th, 2009 at 8:36am PST | Updated: January 16th, 2009 at 8:38am

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

BLACK PANTHER

Writer Reginald Hudlin was interviewed at Marvel.com where he revealed that the animated series would premiere at the New York Comic-con between February 6-8th.

Featuring the artwork of John Romita Jr. to be broadcast on BET.

TINTIN

Actor Andy Serkis did an interview at Comingsoon.net, where he said things could start to happen very soon. ""Peter Jackson is producing and Steven Spielberg is directing.," Serkis said. "I remember reading them as a child. I wasn't this massive fan. I loved the almost storyboard nature of the beautiful, beautiful drawings. And the way its going to be done ... It's obviously performance capture so it's is going to be perfect. There isn't a more perfect way of doing it.""

No release date announced.

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite has two sets of screen captures from the CW series.

Next episode, "Bulletproof," January 22, 2008.

WATCHMEN

It's all over? That's the news and CBR has it.

Release date March 6, 2009.

COWBOY BEBOP

A story from Variety notes that actor Keanu Reeves will topline the animae adaptation, playing bounty hunter Spike Siegel.

No release date announced.

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

The word from Collider is that the production is admist massive reshoots.

Release date May 1, 2009.

STREET FIGHTER: THE LEGEND OF CHUN-LI

Sci Fi Wire has posted an interview with actress Kristin Kreuk. "I realized how easy 'Smallville' is," I was like, I just want to act. Can I act now? I'd rather cry than do this anymore. Can I just cry (laughs)? But it was physically very challenging, which I love. I love physically challenging things, probably because of all the gymnastics training as a kid. I was always was very physically challenged as a child. But it was a lot of fun and really hard work. This was the hardest I've ever worked, probably, in my life. A lot of wardrobe changes in the middle of the night, because I'm covered in sweat."

Release date: February 27, 2009.

IRON MAN 2

Actor Sam Rockwell told a little about playing Justin Hammer. "He takes over all the weapons stuff after Tony's left."

http://www.iesb.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=6115&Itemid=99

SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD

Both CBR News and the Hollywood Reporter both note new additions to the cast.

Directed by Edgar Wright.

THAT'S A WRAP

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