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Mark Millar, creator of “Wanted” and noted comic book scribe, said in a recent interview with the UK’s Daily Record that Superman may get a reboot. “Mark’s big dream is making a Superman movie. He said: “Since I was a kid I’ve always wanted to reinvent Superman for the 21st century. “I’ve been planning this my entire life. I’ve got my director and producer set up, and it’ll be 2011. This is how far ahead you have to think. “The Superman brand is toxic after that last movie lost Û200million, but in 2011 we’re hoping to restart it. “Sadly I can’t say who the director is, but we may make it official by Christmas.”

ENI reports that David Murray will be joining the cast of the new movie “GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra“. Already cast are, Sienna Miller (Baroness), Said Taghmaoui (Breaker), Christopher Eccleston (Destro), Channing Tatum (Duke), Dennis Quaid (Hawk), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Heavy Duty), Marlon Waynes (Rip Cord), Rachel Nichols (Scarlett), and Ray Parks (Snake-Eyes), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Cobra Commander), Arnold Vosloo (Zartan) and Karolína Isela Kurková (Cover Girl).

According to Yahoo! News Val Kilmer will be joining rapper Xzibit, Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendez in Werner Herzog’s update of the 1992 cult classic “The Bad Lieutenant.

Starpulse Quotes Christian Bale on the possibility of Robin showing up in the next “Batman” movie, “If Robin crops up in one of the new “Batman” films, I’ll be chaining myself up somewhere and refusing to go to work,” 

Bill Murray will be joining Tilda Swinton (“Michael Clayton“), Gael Garcia Bernal (“The Science Of Sleep“) and Saach De Bankole (“Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai“) on cast of Jim Jarmusch’s “The Limits Of Control.” 

/Film reports that Danny Glover, Thandie Newton and Oliver PLatt are now all on board for Roland Emmerich’s new disaster epic “2012.”

With 16 days left till its opening, “The Dark Knight” has already sold out 100 of its openings. Movietickets.com reports that half of its tickets so far have been for IMAX screenings.

Variety reports that a large part of the missing footage cut from Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis” after it flopped upon opening in 1927 has been found in a collection at the Museo del Cinea, museum in Argentina.

Sources:
The Daily Record
ENI
Yahoo! News
/Film
Movietickets.com
Variety

03. July 2008 by Edward
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