X-Men 3, Damn Nation, Smallville, Spider-Man 3: July 28th Comic Reel Wrap

Thu, July 28th, 2005 at 12:00am PDT

TV/Film
Hannibal Tabu, Columnist

X-MEN 3

According to IGN's FilmForce, the role of Kitty Pryde has been given to actress Ellen Page. They note that the filmmakers have yet to cast Warren Worthington Jr, the Angel's father.

DAMN NATION

Variety (subscription required) is reporting that "MTV Films has bitten on 'Damn Nation,' buying feature rights to Andy Cosby's Dark Horse comic tale of a vampire takeover of the United States. MTV will produce 'Damn Nation' along with Michael Aguilar and Dean Georgaris, through their Paramount-based Penn Station shingle, with Michael Richardson and Barry Levine of Dark Horse."

For more on "Damn Nation" the comic, click here or here.

SMALLVILLE

Kryptonsite is once again first out of the gates with fresh spoilers for the upcoming season's fourth episode, "Aqua."

SPIDER-MAN 3

Several readers over at Superhero Hype caught Thomas Haden Church on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," where he jokingly dodged questions about what villain he was playing. Allegedly, Church claimed to be at 185 pounds now, and having been on a workout regimen for four months. Apparently, principal shooting will start in January and end in June.

SKY HIGH

Interviews aplenty, as Moviehole goes one-on-one with actor Kurt Russell while Superhero Hype takes on the whole cast.

TRUST IS THE BIGGEST LIABILITY OF ALL

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