Hellboy, Catwoman, Batman Begins, X-Men 3: April 2nd Comic Reel Wrap

Fri, April 2nd, 2004 at 12:00am PST

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

HELLBOY

Even without the help of David Hyde-Pierce, Abe Sapien manages to speak! Actor Doug Jones spoke with NewsLink Indiana about playing the wettest man in the BPRD. "Abe is the more gentle, intellectual side of the team," Jones said. "I'm clairvoyant, I can read minds. I can tell everything about you. And I can put my hand on this chair and I can tell who was in it before, where they live and what they drive."

CATWOMAN

Superhero Hype has a scan from the UK's Empire Magazine, which looks like it's the first poster for the feline flick.

BATMAN BEGINS/X-MEN 3

Hollywood Stock Exchange has listed the release date for the Christopher Nolan-helmed Bat flick as June 17, 2005. "X-Men 3" is listed as being set for May 5, 2006. This means that the slated date for "Fantastic Four" of July 1, 2005 is currently free from competition.

TINTIN

Telepoche.fr (in French) unknown actor Pierre Larden has edged out Gregory Smith for the lead role in the Steven Spielberg-helmed adaptation.

SMALLVILLE

Devoted to Smallville has TV Guide's description of the upcoming event episode "Legacy".

THAT'S A WRAP

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