Human Target, Jonah Hex, The Man of Steel: February 12th Comic Reel

Thu, February 12th, 2009 at 7:03am PST | Updated: February 12th, 2009 at 7:42am

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

HUMAN TARGET

According to the Hollywood Reporter, "Fringe" and "Boston Legal" actor Mark Valley has signed on to play the title role for a pilot based on the Vertigo comic book.

No release date announced.

JONAH HEX

Variety reports that veteran actor John Malkovich has agreed to play the antagonist Turnbull, a wealthy Southern plantation owner whose son is killed by Union soldiers during the Civil War. Legendary Pictures has joined the project as co-financier and co-producer.

No release date announced.

THE MAN OF STEEL

The newest rumor from those wacky kids at Ain't It Cool News is that the Wachowski brothers are ready to take over the franchise.

No release date announced.

NO HEROICS

The Hollywood Reported also noted that ABC has picked up a pilot based on the British series of the same name.

No release date announced.

THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS

Comingsoon.net is reporting that director Christopher Nolan will next film "Inception," which could mean delays in developing a Bat-minded sequel. On the other hand, he did "The Prestige" between the last two films, so ...

No release date announced.

WATCHMEN

Got some time to kill? The new viral video game might do it for you.

Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, release date: March 6, 2009.

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite has some new airdates for episodes this season.

Next episode, "Infamous," March 5, 2009.

LET'S DO LUNCH

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