Kevin Melrose

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Michael Emerson Takes on the Joker in "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns"

Tue, September 4th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

"Person of Interest" star Michael Emerson will voice the Clown Prince of Crime in Warner Bros. upcoming direct-to-DVD animated adaptation of "The Dark Knight Returns" by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson.

Warner Bros. Debuts First Clip from "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1"

Tue, August 28th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has released the first clip from "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1," the animated adaptation of Frank Miller and Klaus Janson's acclaimed 1986 DC Comics miniseries.

New "Arrow" Trailer Expands On Oliver Queen's Vigilante Mission

Fri, August 24th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

A new three-and-a-half-minute trailer for the CW's "Arrow" clarifies the origin and mission of Oliver Queen's vigilante persona. The series, based on DC Comics' Green Arrow character, debuts October 10.

"Lost" Alum Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Cast As "Thor 2" Villain

Wed, August 22nd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who played Mr. Eko on ABC's "Lost," has landed the dual villain roles of Algrim the Strong and Kurse in Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World."

The CW's "Arrow" Adds the Huntress

Tue, August 21st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Australian actress Jessica De Gouw will play DC Comics vigilante the Huntress in a multi-episode arc of "Arrow," The CW's upcoming superhero drama based on Green Arrow.

The CW Debuts Shirtless, Scarred "Arrow" Poster

Thu, August 16th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The CW has released a new poster for "Arrow," featuring a shirtless, scarred Oliver Queen and the phrase "Destiny Leaves Its Mark." The series, based on DC Comics' Green Arrow, debuts in October.

Whedon's "Avengers 2" Gets Release Date

Thu, August 16th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Disney has announced an official release date for "Avengers 2," the Joss Whedon-helmed sequel to this summer's blockbuster Marvel Studios film.

John Barrowman Joins Cast of The CW's "Arrow"

Wed, August 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Torchwood star John Barrowman has joined the cast of The CW's "Arrow," playing a mysterious and wealthy character with ties to Oliver Queen. The series, based on DC Comics' Green Arrow, debuts October 10.

Director Joe Carnahan Releases His "Daredevil" Sizzle Reel

Wed, August 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Following his comments that Fox's "Daredevil" movie plans had gone "up in smoke," director Joe Carnahan has released the sizzle reel he used to pitch the studio on his '70s-inspired plans for the character.

Daredevil Movie Rights Could Revert to Marvel by Mid-October

Wed, August 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

With the clock run down on Fox's "Daredevil" plans, multiple reports indicate that Marvel could reclaim the film rights to the character as soon as mid-October.

Tony Moore Seeks Co-Authorship of "Walking Dead"

Wed, August 8th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Artist Tony Moore is asking a federal court to decide on his claim of co-authorship of "The Walking Dead," "Battle Pope" and other collaborations with Robert Kirkman.

Marvel Studios Hires New "Guardians of the Galaxy" Screenwriter

Thu, August 2nd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel Studios has tapped three-time Black List writer Chris McCoy to rework the screenplay for "Guardians of the Galaxy," the space adventure scheduled to arrive in theaters Aug. 1, 2014.

Bryan Singer Confirms "X-Men" Heading To "Days of Future Past"

Thu, August 2nd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Producer Bryan Singer confirms rumors that the sequel to "X-Men: First Class" is based on Chris Claremont and John Byrne's classic "Days of Future Past" storyline. The follow-up is slated for a July 18, 2014 release.

"Dark Knight Returns, Part 1" Debuts Action-Packed Animated Trailer

Tue, July 31st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The full trailer has arrived for "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1," the first installment of Warner Bros.' animated adaptation of the 1986 Frank Miller miniseries, set for release on Blu-ray and DVD on Sept. 25.

"Man of Steel" Teaser Trailers Arrive

Sat, July 21st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has released two teasers trailer for director Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" that debuted Friday in theaters with "The Dark Knight Rises." Starring Henry Cavill, the franchise reboot opens June 13, 2013.

12 Dead, Dozens Wounded in "Dark Knight Rises" Shooting

Fri, July 20th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

At least 12 are dead & dozens more wounded after a gunman opened fire in a Colorado movie theater during the midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises." UPDATED: 12:32 PM PST

Anthony Mackie Rumored as Falcon in "Captain America 2"

Mon, July 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

With the sequel to 2011's "Captain America" film getting an official title at CCI, Marvel Studios has reportedly lined up Anthony Mackie to Play the Falcon in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

"Amazing Spider-Man" Tops $400M Worldwide, On Pace For $800M

Fri, July 13th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man" has swung past the $400 million mark and is on pace to gross $800 million worldwide, which would bring the total box office number for comic-based movies this summer to over $2 billion.

"Dark Knight Rises" Debuts Clip, Trailer, On Track For Record Opening

Wed, July 11th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

As "The Dark Knight Rises" is on track towards a record-setting opening weekend, Christopher Nolan's final Batman film debuts a new clip and trailer that serves as a retrospective for the trilogy.

Comic-Con International Attendee Struck, Killed By Car

Tue, July 10th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

A 53-year-old "Twilight" fan who was camping outside the San Diego Convention Center in anticipation of CCI's Thursday's Hall H panel died this morning after being struck by a car.