Upon learning of the news that Gravity composer Steve Price had just won a BAFTA for his efforts, director Edgar Wright took to Twitter to both congratulate him and to announce that Price will be composing the score for Marvel’s Ant-Man. The upcoming collaboration will mark the second time the duo have worked together with Price having scored Wright’s The Worlds End just last year.
Just one week after I asked writer Charles Soule if DC has greater plans for Doomsday, the publisher has answered my question by announcing a new crossover event that will span multiple books in May titled “Superman: Doomed.” The character first appeared in the New 52 universe in the Villains Month one-shot last September and went head to head with Superman in the first issue of Charles Soule’s “Superman/Wonder Woman.” However, “Superman: Doomed” will mark the first major confrontation between Superman and Doomsday since the New 52 launched in 2011.
Could this be leaked concept art animation for James Gunn’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy? If so, Rocket Raccoon and Groot are looking GOOD!
Warner Bros. has added another cast member to their upcoming DC Comics-based Gotham series, revealing that actor Donal Logue will be playing Harvey Bullock. No stranger to fans of the Batman universe, the official character description bills Bullock as “Jim Gordon’s partner and mentor, the rough-around-the-edges Detective Harvey Bullock plays loose with police procedure, but he gets results … and he does it with old-school, forceful panache.”
The CW made a surprising announcement earlier this week, revealing that John Wesley Shipp – the actor who played Barry Allen/The Flash in CBS’ short-lived 1990 tv show – will be guest starring in the pilot episode of the upcoming Flash series. Despite the network keeping the role a closely guarded secret, Warner Bros. has revealed that the actor has been cast in a “mystery role” that would most likely expand to a recurring status if the show gets greenlit saying that his role is “intended to be a recurring guest star in series.”
“Imagine a panel at a convention… and now imagine it hopped up on rage energy! In the debut episode of Nerdy Show Comic Show LIVE we’re joined by comics author Charles Soule (Red Lanterns, Superman/Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing, Thunderbolts, She-Hulk, Inhuman, and Letter 44) but since it’s Nerdy Show, it’s anything but normal. We use the Wheel of Fate to decide what we discuss and what strange challenges we’ll have to endure. There’s audience participation, a Q&A, and plenty of surprises.
The always hilarious duo at the Fatal Farm web-comedy production company have posted their submission for a crowd-sourced remake of Robocop, recreating one of the film’s more squeamish scenes in glorious NSFW fashion.
1966: With Nick Fury missing, and presumed dead, global espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D. sends secret agent Ran Shen to collect two Nazi scientists with the key to defining who wins the Cold War. But the Americans are not the only ones who want the high value scientists. The Soviets have opened the Red Room, releasing their most dangerous operative –The Winter Soldier, who unbeknownst to the world, is the presumed-dead partner of Captain America—Bucky Barnes! The brainwashed soldier’s mission: to acquire the scientists by any means or to kill them should they fall into American hands. This classic 60′s style, high-octane, spy pulp told at Cold War’s peak follows Ran Shen and his terrified scientists as they creep out of the shadow of East Berlin. Intrigue, adventure, romance and murder abound with ramifications that will shatter relationships in the modern-day Marvel Universe—including one with the Star Spangled Avenger himself!