Kevin Melrose

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"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.

Hit-Monkey Video Game in Development From Activision and High Moon

Sun, July 8th, 2012 | Category: Video Games

A placeholder website briefly went live this weekend teasing a Hit-Monkey video game from Marvel, Activision and High Moon Studios. The official announcement is expected at the Marvel video game panel at Comic-Con International.

Remender & Cassaday's "Uncanny Avengers" #1 Cover Surfaces

Thu, July 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The cover for Rick Remender and John Cassaday's "Uncanny Avengers" #1, illustrated by Cassaday, has surfaced online, giving a glimpse at the team's line-up and costume revamps.

Marvel Studios Targets "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Feature For 2014

Fri, June 29th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Ending months of speculation, Marvel Studios is expected to confirm at Comic-Con International that "Guardians of the Galaxy" is its long-teased 2014 mystery movie.

Spider-Man Gets Sidekick For 50th Anniversary

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has announced that as part of Spider-Man's 50th anniversary celebration, the world's favorite wall-crawler will take on a sidekick courtesy of Dan Slott and Humbert Ramos. UPDATE: Hi-res Alpha art added.

First "Dredd" Trailer Debuts

Thu, June 21st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The first full-length trailer for Lionsgate's "Dredd" has debuted demonstrating Karl Urban's ability to deliver 2000 AD's iconic Judge's one-liners with a suitably gravelly voice and a steely edge.

First Look at The Governor From AMC's "The Walking Dead"

Thu, June 7th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

AMC has released the first image of English actor David Morrissey as the fan-favorite villain The Governor from the upcoming third season of "The Walking Dead."

Will Deathstroke Hunt The CW's "Arrow"?

Thu, June 7th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The CW has debuted an extended trailer for "Arrow" that hints at the inclusion of a fan-favorite DC Comics villain who previously appeared on "Smallville" and "Teen Titans."

Warner Bros. Finds "Justice League" Screenplay Writer

Wed, June 6th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has hired screenwriter Will Beall, who is already writing the studio's "Lethal Weapon" and "Logan's Run" reboots, to pen its big screen "Justice League" adaptation.

Marvel Releases First Official "Iron Man 3" Photo

Mon, June 4th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel has released the first image from the Shane Black-directed "Iron Man 3" along with the official announcement of production having commenced on the Robert Downey Jr.-starring sequel.

CW Debuts First "Arrow" Video Clip

Thu, May 17th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The CW has released the first clip from the pilot episode of "Arrow." The Green Arrow adaptation will air Wednesday nights this Fall, alongside the network's long-running hit "Supernatural."

ABC Rejects "AKA Jessica Jones," Says "Hulk" Possible For Fall 2013

Tue, May 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

ABC has passed on the "AKA Jessica Jones" pilot based on Marvel's "Alias" by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, but network President Paul Lee remains hopeful for a 2013 live-action "Incredible Hulk" series.

"The Avengers" Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide

Sun, May 13th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel's "The Avengers" earned a record $103. 2 million in its second weekend of domestic release, helping to push its worldwide haul past the $1 billion mark in just 19 days.

The CW Picks Up "Arrow"

Fri, May 11th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The CW has given a series order to "Arrow," the superhero drama created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg based on DC Comics' Green Arrow.

Universal In Talks To Make, Distribute "Kick-Ass 2"

Wed, May 9th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Universal Pictures is in talks to make and distribute "Kick-Ass 2," the sequel to Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s comic series.

"The Avengers" Crosses $700 Million Mark In Under 2 Weeks

Tue, May 8th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel's "The Avengers" continues to break records, crossing the worldwide $700 million mark in under 2 weeks while extending its reach to other industries, causing a spike in Los Angeles shawarma sales.

"The Avengers" Continue To Smash Records, Takes In $207 Million In North American Opening Weekend

Mon, May 7th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

As Sunday's box office reports roll in with better-than-expected results, Marvel Studios has revised "The Avengers'" North American opening weekend's take to $207 million.

"The Avengers" Opens to Record-Breaking $200.3 Million

Sun, May 6th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel's "The Avengers" opened this weekend to a record-shattering $200.3 million in North America to become the largest domestic debut of all time. The film has earned $641.8 million worldwide in just 12 days.