Heroes, Superman, Hancock 2: August 25th Comic Reel

Tue, August 25th, 2009 at 7:58am PDT

TV/Film
Erik Amaya, Staff Writer

HEROES

NBC sent over this still from the first episode of the new season, "Redemption."

Hayden Panettiere as Claire Bennet -- NBC Photo: Chris Haston

New episodes begin: September 21st, 2009

SUPERMAN BEGINS?

Continuing his previous comments, potential "Superman" director James McTeigue tells MTV News a new "Superman" franchise should go darker. The director admits that statement is a cliche, but thinks "the culture has changed around Superman." McTeigue does not explain how much darker Superman can get after the previous film made the character a dead-beat dad.

Release date: 2012?

HANCOCK 2

Last week's rumors have proved true. Writers Adam Fierro and Glen Mazzara have been tapped to pen the sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Both Fierro and Mazzara worked on FX's "The Shield."

Release date: TBA

THE LOSERS

Spanish language site elnuevodia.com via "Losers" artist Jock's twitter account), posted a short video and photo of a helicopter being used in the filming. Translated text of the accompanying article says, "Although it was an intense action scene, and despite the hot sun they beat in the middle of the avenue, both the stars of the film as the director Sylvain White and the production team was relaxed and enjoying the job. Jeffrey Dean Morgan even took one of the breaks to smoke a cigarette and chatting with colleagues."

Directed by Sylvain White, release date: April 16th, 2010

SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD

Today's set pics -- from the blog of director Edgar Wright -- feature ego and cactus. Also, Mary Elizabeth Winstead with green hair.

Starring Michael Cera and Chris Evans, release date: 2010

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite reports actress Steph Song will play Roulette in the ninth season episode of the same name. Song has appeared in "Everything's Gone Green" and the Jet Li film, "War."

New episdoes begin: September 25th, 2009

WHISPERS IN THE DARK

A slow day on the front means the studios are playing their cards close to the chest. That means today is the perfect opportunity to break the next big story. If you discover something awesome, disheartening, or just plain weird, let us know! Take credit, come up with a clever nickname, or go anonymous. We are quite fair in that regard. Fresh rumors and movie news every weekday morning. I am Erik Amaya readyingfor the future threat of the new Batman game.

TAGS:  heroes, superman, hancock 2, the losers, scott pilgrim

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