Hangout With J.J. Abrams, Astronauts, and Cast of Star Trek Into Darkness Today at Noon
Today at 12:00 PM EDT J.J. Abrams and the cast of Star Trek Into Darkness will have a Google Hangout with astronauts, including Chris Cassidy, one of the astronauts aboard the International Space Station who recently went on a space walk to fix an ammonia leak on the station. You can watch the whole thing right here, and we even have the details on how you can try to get a question in.Read on...
Rob Liefeld Wants the Role of Rob Liefeld to be Played by Captain Kirk in Image Comics Biopic
Whether you love him, hate him, or respect the man simply on the grounds that he puts up with all the vitriol each day with a smile, comic book artist and perennial punching bag Rob Liefeld was instrumental in the formation of Image Comics: A publisher that for over 20 years has provided an outlet for aspiring writers and artists to have their work published in an industry dominated by Marvel and DC Comics. Despite clashes within the company that led to his resignation in 1996, Liefeld believes that the legacy of Image Comics is one that needs to be told as a feature-length biopic, acknowledging the comic creators that risked everything to make their collective ambition a reality. Liefeld completed the screenplay for the film, called Icons, in just three days, and he's cobbled together a wishlist of potential actors to portray some of the comic industry's greatest. For the role of Liefeld, the man himself has chosen Chris Pine -- as in the current Captain Kirk -- for the honor.Read on...
LOST‘s Jack Bender in Line to Direct Jack Ryan Film
This just in: LOST director Jack Bender is reportedly the frontrunner for helming Moscow, the reboot of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan spy franchise. Chris Pine will be playing the newest Ryan incarnation, starting afresh as a U.S. Marine graduate working under a Russian billionaire, before being embroiled in a terrorist plot. Bender hasn't directed a feature since 1991's Child's Play 3, so it will be interesting to see what results. This comes on the heels of the announcement that LOST co-creator Damon Lindelof is attached to write the Alien prequel. (Vulture)Read on...
Captain Kirk as Captain America? Chris Pine Rumored to Be Next Cap
The superhero rumor mill grinds right along with unverified news about who is in the running for the role of Captain America in the up coming film The First Avenger: Captain America.
The latest news, brought to the light of Internet by Cinemaspy.com, is that Chris Pine is at the top of the list to play The Captain. You may remember Pine from a recent J. J. Abrams-directed blockbuster fi - oh, lets stop beating around the bush. He's James Tiberius Kirk.Read on...