Geekolinks 7/25: All Comic Con, All The TimeSDCC Captain America Clip Had Thor Mention (Bleeding Cool) Abin Sur Lies In State (Comic Book Resources) Godzilla Redesign (io9) Seth Rogan Talks Green Hornet 3D (Cinema Blend) Neil Patrick Harris in Cast of Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions (Comics Alliance) Harrison Ford's First Trip To Comic Con (The LA Times) Marvel Studios Regains Rights to The Punisher (Comic Book Resources) (picture via The National Post.)Read on...
UPDATED: Avengers, Assemble! Joss Whedon, Hawkeye… And The Hulk?It wouldn't be Comic Con with out some major news about the big bad comic book movies coming out in the next couple of years, and this year Marvel is ruling the roost. When it's not displaying the throne of Odin for anyone to get their picture taken on, it's letting Joss Whedon do what he does best: Get people excited.Read on...
Does Marvel Studios Alienate Actors?Spinoff Online has a provocative article chronicling Marvel Studio's frequent clashes with its talent, not only asking whether this policy is intentional, but whether it will become a problem for the studio later on. The most recent manifestation of this trend is of course the outright dismissal of Edward Norton from the cast of The Avengers, despite a performance as Bruce Banner that was motivated by a real personal love for the character. Other examples include Terrence Howard being replaced for Iron Man 2, and Samuel L. Jackson nearly walking from the same production over salary arguments.Read on...