G.I. Joe, Avengers, Smallville: June 29th Comic Reel

Mon, June 29th, 2009 at 7:49am PDT

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Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

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G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA

Superhero Hype has the new poster from the movie based on Scarlett.  

Starring Dennis Quaid, release date: August 7, 2009.

AVENGERS

Marvel marketer Doug Finberg told Sci Fi Wire how Steve Rogers will become one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes.  "It's something we're considering, and really at the end of the day, everyone is going to know that he is Captain America," Finberg said.  "Ultimately, the final expectation, the final verdict, is with the fans, and that's something that the team of Marvel does a phenomenal job at, actually making the best movie from the material they can."

Release date: May 2, 2010.

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite's spoilers page is alive with episode titles and details about this fall's episodes.  

Next episode: September 25, 2009.

HEROES

Actor Adrian Pasdar told Sci Fi Wire about what Nathan Petrelli will be like this season.  "I don't feel like I'm playing Sylar," Pasdar said. "I feel like I'm playing a guy who's playing Nathan. You see what I'm saying? I'm not trying to act like Sylar. Sylar's trying to act like Nathan. A little tic ... here, a little compulsive, obsessive behavior somewhere else."

Next episode: September 21, 2009.

IRON MAN 2

A site called Nuke the Fridge claims that Stan Lee will play Larry King, interviewing Downey's Tony Stark about ... well, that would be telling a spoiler ...

Release date: May 7, 2010.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES

Comic Book Movie has a special feature on the making of the direct-to-DVD animated feature.  

Release date: fall 2009.

SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD

Today's new set photos featuring some really authentic looking props and a concert in progress.

Starring Michael Cera and Brandon Routh, release date: 2010.

THE LOSERS

Mania.com is reporting that filming starts in Mexico on July 22nd.

Starring Idris Elba and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, release date: April 6, 2010.

DEAD OF NIGHT

Actor Brandon Routh told MTV that things won't be quite as extreme as they were in print. "The comic property would probably be rated 'R,' we're going for a PG-13 so more people can enjoy the film," Routh said. "It's [not just] gore and horror, it's a lot more straight action, with a bit of comedy."

Release date: 2010.

JONAH HEX

Get ready to stand in line -- Mania.com notes that the WB will present a preview of the film at Comicon in Hall H on Friday.

Starring Josh Brolin, release date: August 6, 2010.

TRANSFORMERS 2 BOX OFFICE

The dollars keep rolling in: the score at Box Office Mojo lists the film's worldwide total at $387,346,000 ... and they note that "the picture scored the second-largest five-day start of all time behind 'The Dark Knight's' $203.8 million. The first 'Transformers' opening weekend came in at $70.5 million, and it didn't cross $200 million until its 12th day. What's more, 'Revenge' had the biggest IMAX weekend ever: included in its grosses was $11.7 million at 169 IMAX locations (for $14.4 million in five days), topping former title holder 'Star Trek's' $8.5 million at 138 venues."

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