Micronauts

JJ Abrams Looking at Micronauts

MicronautsIn an article about toys getting the big screen treatment, The Wall Street Journal mentioned that JJ Abrams (Star Trek) is in-talks to produce a movie about the Micronauts, a Japanese toy line that was recently acquired by Hasbro.

First released in Japan in 1974, Microman toys were imported to the United States by the Mego Corporation in 1976 under the "Micronauts" name.

Warner Bros Loses Rights to ‘Watchmen’

Owl
Well the fight is over, Warner Bros who has been developing the "Watchmen" movie that was to be released March 6th, 2009 release was challenged by 20th Century Fox who claimed that they own the copyright interest to the property. As a result, the studio had threatened Warners that they would take them to court and would make sure that their "Watchmen" movie never got released.

When fans first heard of this, they promised to boycott all upcoming Fox movies, including "Australia" and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine." Out of fear, Fox has announced that if they are awarded the rights to "Watchmen," they will make sure that the film gets released on time and will work out a settlement with Warners.

‘GI Joe’ Character Posters

Snake Eyes
Until now, we have been collecting photos of posters for the upcoming "GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra." Some have come from Cinema EXPO and some from Comic-Con, but now we have good quality versions of the posters for such characters as Duke (Channing Tatum), Snake Eyes (Ray Park), Baroness (Sienna Miller) and Ripcord (Marlon Wayans). Unfortunately, we are still waiting for some better for Scarlett (Rachel Nichols). And soon as we get those we will let you now.

Two New ‘Underworld 3’ Posters

Sonja
Two new posters for the upcoming "Underworld" prequel, entitled "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans," has been released. While the first poster featured Bill Nighy as Viktor, the first new one, shows a familiar shot of Sonja (Rhona Mitra). The tagline states: "Every war has a beginning." And in the second new poster is of Michael Sheen. The tagline states: "Every war has a beginning."

Another ‘Terminator’ Sequel Announced

Terminator 5We all new that there was a fifth Terminator Sequel in the works, well now we have some official news on it. Halcyon executives Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek are developing the a fifth installment in the “Terminator” franchise. Helmer McG, who directed the upcoming fourth film, “Terminator Salvation,” is working with the Halcyon duo on the latest project.

The announcement was among the news that came out of the Dubai International Film Festival. No decision has been made as to where to film the next “Terminator,” although the Middle East was mentioned as a locale.

Full-Length ‘Hulk VS’ Trailer

Hulk vs Wolverine and Thor
On January 27th, 2009, Marvel will be releasing a “Hulk VS” DVD/Blu-ray, which features two animated movies; one featuring the Hulk battling Wolverine, and the other featuring the Hulk battling Thor. Even though the studio has already revealed that the Hulk will probably not be the villain in the upcoming “Avengers” movie, the trailer gives you an idea of what it could have been like.

New ‘Star Trek’ Trailer Includes Nimoy

Spock
Well it seems Paramount Pictures listened to the fans as they have just released a brand new internet trailer for the upcoming "Star Trek" film, featuring a first look at Leonard Nimoy as the older Spock. The trailer is very close to what we have already seen but in this one they included the Spock that we all know and love. Fans were upset and biting at the seams that the previous trailer excluded Nimoy. So far this trailer has only been seen on the Internet.