Green Lantern, Captain America, Cowboys & Aliens: Jun 13th Comic Reel

Mon, June 13th, 2011 at 7:58am PDT

TV/Film
Erik Amaya, Staff Writer

GREEN LANTERN

Star Ryan Reynolds tells MTV News that the film came out better than he expected. He also praises the crew for bringing it to life:

Starring Ryan Reynolds, release date: June 17th, 2011

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER

So, the new trailer screened at The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival over the weekend. Quint of Ain't It Cool News has a pretty comprehensive description of it. "It's a great second trailer," he writes. "I think the first one was cut a little sharper, introduced the world better, but this second trailer is meant to flesh that world out a little before we see the flick." Feel free to click through if you want to know what new footage makes its way into this preview.

Starring Chris Evans, release date: July 22nd, 2011

COWBOYS & ALIENS

Heat Vision points to this new trailer for the film that premiered at the Spike Guy's Choice Awards:

Starring Daniel Craig, release date: July 29th, 2011

MAN OF STEEL

According to The New York Times, Warner Bros will not have a formalized film presence at Comic-Con next month, which means no panels or presentations for the new Superman film or "The Dark Knight Rises." David Glanzer, the convention's director of marketing tells the Times that "not every studio comes every year." The paper also notes plenty of films will still attempt to wow attendees descending on San Diego, but the sort of hype machine we've seen in years past may be taking a breather. That might not be a bad thing.

Release date: 2012?

THE AVENGERS

Robert Downey Jr. made a surprise appearance at the Hero Complex Film Festival on Sunday. Slashfilm noted that the actor had a few things to say about the new movie. "Well, I hate everybody," he joked. "I'm not talking about the cast, I'm not talking about Joss. What I mean is I tend to look at a scene and say 'This is absolutely impossible, we can't shoot this, it's horrible. I can tell you 10 other movies its been in, I refuse.' I usually start off the morning by refusing to do what I've signed on to do. So I brought that attitude, happily. I just thought 'How are you gonna put all of us clowns together? He's wearing a suit, he's all jacked up, he's so and so and poor Mark Ruffalo, he's gonna out do us.' And we're about six weeks in and I have to say Joss Whedon is nailing it. He's so smart and so good. And it's gonna be great. I can't believe I just said it, I never could've believed this but it's gonna be great." He also talked about securing Jon Favreau's help for "Iron Man 3."

Directed by Joss Whedon & starring everybody, release date: May 4th, 2012

CONAN THE BARBARIAN

Superhero Hype has a TV spot for the film:

Release date: August 19th, 2011

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Harry Knowles at Ain't It Cool News has learned the production will not be blowing up a Pittsburgh area sports arena, contrary to previous rumors. "However, they are going to be shooting at Heinz Field in the film and that there were going to be some pretty hefty explosions within the stadiumm [sic]," he writes. Apparently, the film will feature a Gotham City sports organization. What was the baseball team called in the comics? The Knights?

Release date: July 20th, 2012

G.I. JOE 2

Heat Vision reports that French actress Elodie Yung is in talks to play Jinx in the film. Jinx? Really? From the animated movie where Duke didn't die? Okay ...

Release date: August 10th, 2012

SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK

MTV News has a rundown of the changes made to the show, including increased stage time for the Green Goblin, a story that more closely resembles the established mythology, and "there seems to be a lower chance of the show stopping in mid-air during one of [the aerial fight] scenes."

Opens: June 14th, 2011 ... maybe

STATELY HOME OF CHARLES FOSTER KANE

Blu-ray is now a mature enough format that "Citizen Kane" will be released in its high definition glory on September 13th. It'll have plenty of extras and the like, but really, this is one of the few movies that you upgrade every time, like "The Godfather" and "Jaws." Well, once "Jaws" comes to Blu-ray. Meanwhile, if any of you in the great, wide Internet discover something awesome, disheartening, or just plain weird, let us know! Take credit, come up with a clever nickname, or go anonymous. The choice is yours. Fresh rumors and movie news every weekday morning. I am Erik Amaya, bracing for the future threat of

the "Kane" release on 12K holographic data crystal.

TAGS:  green lantern, captain america, cowboys & aliens, man of steel, the avengers, conan, the dark knight rises, gi joe retaliation, spider-man turn off the dark

 
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