Here’s the third – and perhaps the best – trailer for Zach Snyder’s Man of Steel. Of course, if there’s one thing we can count on, it’s that Snyder cuts a hell of a great trailer… But can the movie live up to it?
(And yes, of course someone has already remixed it with the John Williams score from the ’78 Superman.)
Under the cut, R.I.P.D., Byzantium and which superhero movie is releasing a teaser trailer next week.
Mumble mumble fourth.The Los Angeles Times’ Geoff Boucher looks at the difficulty of making upcoming films for several different franchises: Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, X-Men and Pirates of the Caribbean. On that note, io9 quotes the relevant parts of a /Film podcast where X2 screenwriter Michael Dougherty describes what X3 might have been.
You get this. Actually, the personal stalker-shadow is the least disturbing of the two unofficial Twilight products to emerge (so to speak) this week, but it is the only one actually appropriate to slapping up on this site at 500 pixels wide. The other one is so not safe for work or direct linking, if you get what I’m saying, and I think you do. (via)
So maybe it only feels like Entertainment Weekly has been putting Robert Pattinson’s mug on every other cover, and we’ve heartily pointed and laughed at the crazyfans and candy hearts and whatnot. But I think this one takes us down into the very bowels of corporate opportunism. (more…)
Poor Vampire Diaries. Though the original L.J. Smith books were published back in the early 90′s, the TV series seems doomed to be compared to Twilight and lead-inSupernatural. And yes, that is Lost’s Ian Somerhalder as the bad brother.
Vampire Diaries isn’t the only new genre show we’ll see next fall – ABC has Eastwick based on the Updike book that was last adapted as a 1987 movie, while Fox has the reincarnation drama Past Life. (See the trailers for those at SciFi Wire.) I’m feeling a resounding meh… You?
Obligatory Twilight news. Kristen Stewart looks thrilled to be in the New Moon poster. Meanwhile, poor Robert Pattinson confirms they’ll be taking the movies all the way through Breaking Dawn. I for one can’t wait to see how they handle the… Well, you know.