Kevin Melrose

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UPDATED: "Amazon" Begins Search For The CW's New Wonder Woman

Fri, November 30th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

The CW's planned Wonder Woman series is moving forward with the launch of a search for an actress in her early to mid-20s to play the iconic DC Comics superheroine in "Amazon." UPDATE: WW remains princess Diana!

Jackman In Talks to Join "X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Thu, November 29th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Following director Bryan Singer's announcement that Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan have joined the cast of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" comes word that Hugh Jackman is in talks to appear as Wolverine in the film.

Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Deadly Agent

Wed, November 28th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Relative newcomer Brett Dalton has been cast as deadly Agent Grant Ward in Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." television series, joining Ming Na, Elizabeth Henstridge and Clark Gregg on Marvel's live-action "Avengers" spinoff.

Singer Confirms, Stewart, McKellen Returning for "X-Men: Days of Future Past"

Tue, November 27th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Director Bryan Singer confirmed today that Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are set to return to their roles of Professor Xavier and Magneto, respectively, in the upcoming sequel "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Gordon-Levitt Rumored to Don Batman's Cowl for "Justice League" Film

Tue, November 27th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is rumored to have signed a deal to appear as Batman in Warner Bros.' long-developing "Justice League" film, fueling speculation about a possible cameo in Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel." Updated

"The Walking Dead" Casts Chad Coleman as Tyreese

Tue, November 20th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Several sources confirm earlier rumors that "The Wire" alum Chad Coleman has been cast as Tyreese on AMC's hit survival drama "The Walking Dead."

First Photo of "Arrow's" Huntress Released

Fri, November 2nd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Entertainment Weekly has debuted the first still of Jessica De Gouw as "Arrow's" Huntress, a new vigilante - and potential love interest - entering Oliver Queen's life.

Frank Grillo is Crossbones in "Captain America" Sequel

Mon, October 29th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

After teasing a meeting with Marvel last week, "The Grey" actor Frank Grillo has been cast as the villainous Crossbones in "Captain America: The Winter Solider," the sequel to Marvel's 2011's hit.

Valiant Taps J. Michael Straczynski to Write "Shadowman" Movie Adaptation

Fri, October 12th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Valiant Entertainment is teaming with "The Mummy" producer Sean Deaniel to adapt "Shadowman" into a feature film and J. Michael Straczynski has been hired to write the screenplay.

Disney Releases Official "Thor: The Dark World" Story Synopsis

Fri, October 12th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Walt Disney Pictures has released the official synopsis for"Thor: The Dark World," the Alan Taylor-directed sequel to Marvel Studios' hit 2011 film starring Chris Hemsworth.

"Lost's" Cuse Developing Bunn & Hurtt's "The Sixth Gun" as NBC Series

Thu, October 11th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt's supernatural Western "The Sixth Gun" begins its journey to television with "Lost" showrunner Carlton Cuse developing a series based on the Oni Press comic for NBC.

Shailene Woodley Up For Mary Jane Watson in "Amazing Spider-Man 2"

Wed, October 10th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

"The Descendents" actress Shailene Woodley is under consideration for the role of Mary Jane Watson in director Marc Webb's follow-up to "The Amazing Spider-Man," due in theaters 2014.

RZA, Hudlin To Develop Morrison's "Happy" For Film

Tue, October 9th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Hip-hop producer-turned-director RZA will team up with Grant Morrison and producer Reginald Hudlin to adapt Morrison and Darick Robertson's Image Comics series "Happy" for the big screen.

Marvel Narrows Search for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Lead Actress

Wed, October 3rd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel narrows its search for the lead actress in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," with Alison Brie, Imogen Poots and others vying for the unnamed role while Scarlett Johansson is reportedly returning as Black Widow.

Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast Descriptions Surface Online

Tue, October 2nd, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Cast descriptions for Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. television series have surfaced, offering a taste of what fans can expect from the series designed to expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond the big screen.

MORRISONCON: Grant Morrison Reveals "Multiversity" Details, Frank Quitely Art

Sun, September 30th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

At MorrisonCon in Las Vegas, Grant Morrison revealed more details of his much-anticipated DC series "Multiversity," confirmed for late-2013 release, and debuted art by Frank Quitely from "Pax Americana" #1.

Millar Signs With Fox As "X-Men" & "Fantastic Four" Consultant

Thu, September 27th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

"Kick-Ass" creator Mark Millar has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox to serve as creative consultant on its X-Men and Fantastic Four films.

Fox Releases First Official Photo of Hugh Jackman From "The Wolverine"

Mon, September 24th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Fox has released the first official photo from its upcoming sequel to "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" featuring a shirtless Hugh Jackman, claws bared, on the set of "The Wolverine."

Max Landis Writing Superhero Police Drama Pilot "Vigilant" for Fox

Tue, September 18th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

"Chronicle" screenwriter Max Landis is writing the script for "Vigilant," a new superhero police drama developed for Fox by "Homeland" executive producer Howard Gordon.

"Avengers Vs. X-Men" Character Death Revealed By New York Daily News

Wed, September 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Overnight the New York Daily News revealed a major character death in Marvel's "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #11, which arrives in stores today. Warning: Spoilers!