Kevin Melrose

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Columbia Drops "The Boys" Movie

Sat, February 11th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Columbia Pictures has abandoned development of "The Boys," an adaptation of the superhero satire comic by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, and put the project into turnaround.

David Ramsey Joins "Arrow" Cast

Thu, February 9th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

"Dexter" alum David Ramsey has joined the growing cast of The CW's "Arrow," a pilot based loosely on DC Comics' fan-favorite Green Arrow. Ramsey will play John Diggle, a character created specifically for the pilot.

Columbia Debuts New "Amazing Spider-Man" Trailer

Tue, February 7th, 2012 | Category: TV/Film

Following yesterday's world-wide sneak peeks, Columbia Pictures has released a new full-length trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man," director Marc Webb's reboot of the Spidey franchise set to hit theaters this summer.

The CW Finds Its Green Arrow

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.

Director Matthew Vaughn Returns for "X-Men: First Class" Sequel

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."

Goldwater Sues to Remove Silberkleit as Archie Co-CEO

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.

Warner Bros. Lines Up Writer, Director for "Bone" Adaptation

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.

The CW Orders Green Arrow Pilot

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.

The CW Negotiating Green Arrow Pilot

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.

"Game of Thrones'" Alan Taylor to Direct "Thor 2"

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.

"The Avengers" Set for 3D Release

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.

"X-Men Origins: Wolverine" Uploader Sentenced to One Year in Prison

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.

Longtime "Teen Titans" Artist Eduardo Barreto Has Died

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

Portman Reportedly Upset over Jenkins' "Thor 2" Dismissal

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.

New "Dark Knight Rises" Teaser Poster Debuts

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."

Judge Issues Order Against Archie Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit

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.

Patty Jenkins Exits "Thor 2"

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.

Ross & Edwards' "Turf" Gets Hollywood Option

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.

Familiar Face Returns in "Fantastic Four" #600

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.

"Booster Gold" Soars to Syfy

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.