Watchmen, Wolverine, Heroes: January 22nd Comic Reel

Thu, January 22nd, 2009 at 8:01am PST

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

WATCHMEN

Ready for a cool new viral video showcasing what's up with Dr. Manhattan? Check this out ...

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

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

There's a new video of actor Hugh Jackman talking about the project in this video interview.

HEROES

Actor George Takei talked to CBR News about his long career, his super powered sun, "Clone Wars" and more.

Next episode February 2, 2009.

PUSH

There's three more clips online over at Francophone site Allocine (for big spoilers select 'Extrait' 1, 3 and 7 -- that's French).

Starring Chris Evans, release date February 6, 2009.

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD

CBR News also has a feature article on actor Wil Wheaton playing the Blue Beetle.

Starring Diedrich Bader, next episode, January 23, 2009.

THE SHADOW

There may be more than one of the titular hero, or so producer Michael Uslan told MTV. "I think the one thing going in is we all see The Shadow as more of a force of nature than a specific person in a secret identity," Uslan said. "The Shadow may actually be many people. We've gone back to the pulp roots, the comic book roots of The Shadow, with a dash of the radio roots. But we've deeply ensconced ourselves in the world of pulps and comics."

No release date announced.

PREACHER

According to the Hollywood Reporter, screenwriter John August will pen the comic book adaptation for director Sam Mendes and Columbia Pictures. Neal Moritz is producing through his Original Films banner along with Kickstart Prods.' Jason Netter.

No release date announced.

SMALLVILLE

There's fresh spoilers at Kryptonsite, plus

Next episode, "Bulletproof," January 22, 2009.

SPIDER-MAN: THE MUSICAL

An article on ICv2 notes that actress Evan Rachel Wood was on "The Jimmy Kimmel Show" and said that the beleaguered production is slated for an October debut on Broadway. "Yes, it opens in October with the director of 'Across the Universe,' who did 'Lion King' on Broadway," Wood said. 

Opening in October.

THE DARK KNIGHT

How about those eight Oscar nominations?

KEEPING IT REEL

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