The Dark Knight Rises
Two spiffy Empire magazine covers for the upcoming “Dark Knight” sequel have hit the web. One features Tom ‘Inception’ Hardy’s character, Bane, while the other features the Caped Crusader – wielding what looks to be some sort of custom-built boombox he has resting on his shoulder (‘aaah, push it.. push it good… ah, push it’…) (Empire)
Meanwhile, word is the trailer for “Dark Knight Rises” (and “The Hobbit”) may be on prints of the “Sherlock Holmes” sequel this Chrissy.
“Bond 23″ scribe John ‘Gladiator’ Logan (who notes how amazing it was to be asked to write the film for his long-time friend, Sam Mendes) has commented on rumours that the new film will be a stand-alone movie not connected to the previous two Daniel Craig chapters. “It has nothing to do with being a standalone film, as far as I’m concerned, because I don’t think these films are standalone, I think they’re part of a legacy. When I was working on it I was deeply aware as much of Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale as I was of Thunderball, as I was of Ian Fleming in the 50’s writing it, you know you’re a float in a parade. What was particularly thrilling about this is the freedom, because I had the fear that you would going into a franchise movie that you have to put all the toys back in the sandbox, but I’ve never felt anything but completely free as a writer to explore different material, to explore different ideas with these characters and this world. It’s been amongst the best experiences I’ve ever had on a movie. Mind you we’re two weeks into filming, so we’ll see.” (Collider)
Not so much a sequel as it’ll be a reboot, says producer Graham King. “We just got the script in on Tomb Raider and it’s really good. It’s something that, for me anyway, is different, you know rebooting a franchise that I didn’t produce to begin with. But there’s something about her character and going back to her roots, and that’s what we’re doing with this. You’re actually gonna meet her before she has all her powers as Lara Croft. It’s more of a character study, but it’s a really fun, fun adventure story.” King has spoken to Angelina Jolie about the film, but hasn’t asked her to appear – even in a cameo role – yet. (Collider)
The Amazing Spider-Man
Talking of films that don’t fall under the category of ‘sequel’ as much as they do ‘remake’, the “Spider-Man” do-over is shooting some interesting sequences – if the pics are anything to go by below – in the Big Apple. Here’s a look at a couple (there’s more here) :
- Superbowl Spot : Insurgent - January 31, 2015
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- Cast fills for Franco’s In Dubious Battle - January 31, 2015
- Nicolas Cage’s latest lands a Hobbit - January 31, 2015
- Rose Byrne back for next X-Men - January 31, 2015
- Orphan Black star gets lead in Star Wars spin-off!? - January 31, 2015
- Leia may face a Hutt again in The Force Awakens - January 31, 2015
- Affleck, Schoenaerts are HBO’s Lewis and Clark - January 31, 2015
- Production begins on Zoo - January 31, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.