“There was a time before all this Marvel shit was coming out,” Tarantino said while appearing on Amy Schumer's 3 Girls, 1 Keith podcast. “It was after Reservoir Dogs, it was before Pulp Fiction, and I had thought about doing Luke Cage. Growing up I was a big comic-book collector, and my two favourite [comic books] were Luke Cage: Hero for Hire, later Luke Cage: Power Man, and Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu." … [Read more...] about Quentin Tarantino reveals why his Luke Cage movie fell through: “My comic book geek friends talked me out of it”
In her role as Starbuck(Kara Thrace) on the critically acclaimed TV series Battlestar Galactica , Katee Sackhoff rolled with what was written for her character with enthusiasm, be it the drinks, the fights or the dangerous missions she was given. Now, Sackhoff has a chance to write the destiny of a group of characters herself, as she recently announced her intentions to get her own comic book into the hands of readers. A partnership she undertook with a friend, Sackhoff's book, titled Versus, is set to premiere at San Diego Comic-Con 2010. She revealed a little about the roots of her interest in comics in an interview with TV Guide. In the interview, Sackhoff expressed a deep appreciation for the medium of comic books and for the talented individuals in the industry, "It really makes me excited. I’m a huge fan of Jeph Loeb (comic book writer). I’ve read all his work and I think he’s phenomenal. And I love all the Superman stuff he’s done.” Her own … [Read more...] about Battlestar Galactica Actress to Pen Comic Book!
But then Marvel Studios had the bright idea to get Robert Downey Jr. to play Iron Man. They cast Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury (who was the spitting image of the Ultimates version of the character), and after a string of successful movies, the studio produced the biggest motion picture of all time in The Avengers in 2012. Now DC/Warner is following suit, creating its own interconnected universe of heroes that will inevitably build to a Justice League movie in a few years. Let’s also not forget the smashing success of The Walking Dead on AMC, which is adapted from the Image book of the same name. … [Read more...] about 10 Things Comic Books and Pro Wrestling Have in Common (Part I)
The variant will appear on the issue, written by Rick Remender and drawn by John Romita, Jr., which will see Captain America don a new costume and face off against a decidedly more science-fiction-style challenge than he has during most of the years Ed Brubaker has been writing the character. … [Read more...] about Captain America “Movie Variant” Announced for Marvel NOW!
As you can see in the trailer up top, Season 4 is set to be a bloody one as Vanessa Van Helsing (Kelly Overton) and her band of heroes as they attempt to reclaim a world dominated by vampires. That will be vastly easier said than done in Season 4, though with Dracula's arrival as well as the rise of other new villains. There will also be some new faces outside of Helfer in the cast for Season 4, including Keeya King and Nicole Munoz roles that have thus far not been revealed. … [Read more...] about Van Helsing Season 4 Trailer Released at SDCC