Articles By Kevin Melrose
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Tue, January 31st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
Stephen Amell, who played a prominent role on HBO's "Hung," has been cast as playboy turned vigilante Oliver Queen in The CW drama pilot "Arrow," based on DC Comics' Green Arrow.
Mon, January 30th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
Director Matthew Vaughn has been confirmed as returning to helm the the sequel to his critically acclaimed box office hit "X-Men: First Class."
Thu, January 19th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Archie co-CEO Jonathan Goldwater has sued to remove Nancy Sielberkleit as director and co-CEO, claiming the company is "in serious danger of failing and being liquidated" if she remains.
Wed, January 18th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
Patrick Sean Smith, creator of ABC Family's "Greek," is set to pen the adaptation of Jeff Smith's acclaimed fantasy series "Bone," with "Peter Pan's" P.J. Hogan attached to direct.
Wed, January 18th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
The CW has ordered a pilot for "Arrow," a retelling of DC Comics' Green Arrow from "Green Lantern" screenwriters Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim and "Fringe" alum Andrew Kreisberg.
Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film
With "Smallville" no longer on the air, The CW has set its sights on another DC Comics property with "Arrow," a superhero drama loosely based on Green Arrow.
Mon, December 26th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
"Game of Thrones" director Alan Taylor will helm "Thor 2," replacing the outgoing Patty Jenkins, who left the Marvel Studios big-budget sequel in early December.
Thu, December 22nd, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
Disney has announced that Marvel Studio's 2012 summer blockbuster, the Joss Whedon-directed "The Avengers," will be released on May 4 in 2D and 3D.
Tue, December 20th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
The man charged with uploading an unfinished copy of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" a month before the movie's release has been sentenced to to one year in federal prison.
Thu, December 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
Artist Eduardo Barreto, best known by fans for his work on DC Comics' "The New Teen Titans," has passed away at age 57. Updated 1:40 p.m. PT
Thu, December 15th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
"Thor" star Natalie Portman is reportedly upset with Marvel Studios over the dismissal of Patty Jenkins as director of the 2013 sequel to the blockbuster movie.
Sat, December 10th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
More than seven months before the premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises," Warner Bros. has unveiled a second teaser poster featuring the ominous words "The Legend Ends."
Thu, December 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
CBR News has obtained court documents barring Archie Comics Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit from "harassing, yelling at or abusing" anyone at the publisher's corporate headquarters.
Tue, December 6th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
Less than two months after being hired to helm "Thor 2," Emmy-nominated director Patty Jenkins has left the Marvel sequel, reportedly over creative differences.
Mon, December 5th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
"Turf," the Image Comics title co-created by Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards, is heading to Hollywood as the Prohibition-era gangster/vampire/alien series' film rights have been optioned by Benderspink.
Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
With Marvel's heavily hyped "Fantastic Four" #600 hitting stores today, the publisher has spilled the beans on some of what fans can expect from longtime FF architect Jonathan Hickman's landmark issue.
Tue, November 22nd, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
Syfy has ordered a pilot script for a drama based on the DC Comics superhero Booster Gold. "Fringe" writer Andrew Kreisberg is writing the project, from Greg Berlanti's Berlanti Productions.
Fri, November 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
According to Diamond Comics' numbers, DC Comics increased its market and dollar share in October, accounting for half of all books ordered by retailers. UPDATE: The Top 100 has been released with DC taking 17 of the Top 20.
Tue, October 25th, 2011 | Category: TV/Film
Ed Brubaker will adapt "Coward," the first arc of his and Sean Phillips' acclaimed crime series "Criminal," with "30 Days of Night" helmer David Slade attached to direct.
Thu, October 20th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
Comic Book Resources has learned that Marvel is expected to lay off as many as 15 employees today in what's being characterized as a cost-cutting measure, and not based on performance. UPDATED 6:33 p.m. PDT