Creator Ed Brubaker told Sci Fi Wire that he's happy to stay out of the filmmaking process. "I've talked to the producers a lot, but, you know, [if] Tom Cruise is going to star in this thing, I've got comics to write," Brubaker said. "I would love it if they make it, and I want to go visit and everything. I can't imagine on that level working with like Tom Cruise and Sam Raimi. I think I would actually feel daunted, and I'd prefer not to feel daunted. Plus, I know that movie's going to cost $100 million. Even if I wrote a draft, I'll be better off letting them hire a bunch of other writers and then send me scripts to fix."
No release date announced.
No casting information announced.
IRON MAN 2
How cheap is Marvel? According to this article at Variety, the studio made "a lowball opening offer of $250,000" for actor Mickey Rourke to play the central antagonist in the sequel. Fun fact, the original made $582 million at the worldwide box office, plus DVD sales. Just sayin' ...
Directed by Jon Favreau, release date May 7, 2010.
TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN
Starring Shia LeBeouf, release date June 26, 2009.
SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, BRAVE AND THE BOLD, WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN
The contents of new episodes in February are in this Teletoon press release available at Toon Zone.
Teletoon is seen throughout the fictional nation of Canada.
Next episode January 22, 2009, "Bulletproof."
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