Kevin Melrose

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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.

"The Avengers" Rakes In $18.7M In Thursday Midnight Screenings

Fri, May 4th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" opened to $18.7 Million in midnight screenings across North America, displacing "The Dark Knight" as the record holder for the largest-ever midnight opening for a super hero film.

New "Amazing Spider-Man" Trailer Arrives

Thu, May 3rd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Ahead of the U.S. premiere of "The Avengers," Columbia Pictures has released the new theatrical trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man," director Marc Webb's franchise reboot.

"Avengers'" Global Numbers On Track To Surpass $500 Million This Weekend

Tue, May 1st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Current tracking has Marvel's blockbuster "The Avengers" poised to surpass ticket sales of $550 Million this weekend as the film opens in North America, China and Russia.

"The Dark Knight Rises" Screenshot Gallery

Tue, May 1st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Can't check out Warner Bros. newest trailer for Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises? CBR has you coverred with an extensive gallery of screenshots from the director's final Batman film.

Warner Bros. Debuts Epic "Dark Knight Rises" Trailer

Tue, May 1st, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has premiered the ominous third trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises," director Christopher Nolan's third and final Batman film heralded as "the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend."

"The Avengers" Tops Overseas Box Office, Assembling $178 Million

Mon, April 30th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel's "The Avengers" debuted at No. 1 in 39 international markets, grossing $178.4 million in the ninth-highest overseas opening of all time. The Joss Whedon-directed film opens Friday in the U.S.

"The Avengers" Ticket Pre-Sales Surpass All Previous Marvel Films Combined

Thu, April 26th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

As if "The Avengers'" early tracking wasn't already impressive enough, the Joss Whedon-directed action film has now pre-sold more tickets than all the previous Marvel releases combined.

Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios and the Disney Crown

Wed, April 25th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

With Rich Ross out as Walt Disney Studios' chairman, Kevin Melrose looks at Marvel's movie-making history and explains why Disney may be eyeing Kevin Feige as Ross' replacement.

Guy Pearce to Appear in "Iron Man 3"

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

"Memento" actor Guy Pearce is in final negotiations to play geneticist Aldrich Killian in Marvel's "Iron Man 3," based loosely on the 2005-2006 "Extremis" story arc by Warren Ellis.

Warner Bros. Hires Director Brad Peyton for "Lobo"

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

Warner Bros. has hired "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" director Brad Peyton to direct and rewrite a live-action film adaptation of DC Comics' "Lobo."

Disney Chairman Resigns on Eve of "Avengers" Release

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

Rich Ross has resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios two weeks before the release of expected hit "The Avengers," sparking debate as to whether he quit or was fired.

"The Amazing Spider-Man" Debuts New Theatrical Poster

Sun, April 15th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Following the release of today's international trailer, Columbia Pictures has debuted a new theatrical poster for "The Amazing Spider-Man" that puts the wall-crawler - and his web shooters - front and center.

"Sin City" Sequel Officially Announced

Thu, April 12th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Co-Directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have announced production is finally set to begin on the long-awaited sequel to 2005's "Sin City." CBR News has all the details.

Creators and Producers Amend "Smallville" Lawsuit

Thu, April 12th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

A federal judge has ruled the creators of "Smallville" can amend their 2010 lawsuit against Warner Bros. and the CW over "unreasonably low" licensing fees for the series. CBR has details.

AMC Options Kirkman's "Thief of Thieves" Heist Series

Wed, April 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

AMC has optioned "Thief of Thieves," Robert Kirkman's new Image Comics heist series co-written by Nick Spencer and illustrated by Shawn Martinbrough.