More Spider-Man, less Loki?

June 17, 2013 at 11:36 pm | Posted in Disney, Movies, News, scifi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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It was announced today that not only will Sony be producing an expected Amazing Spider Man 3, but it will also be moving forward with a 4th film in the recently rebooted series starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Filming is currently underway for the first sequel to the 2012 reboot, with all the main cast members returning. The Amazing Spider Man 2 will also introduce key Spider-Man characters Harry Osborn, Norman Osborn, and Mary-Jane Watson, played by Dane DeHaan, Chris Cooper, and Shaileene Woodley respectively. Furthermore, Jamie Foxx will play the film’s main antagonist, Electro.

The Amazing Spider Man 2 is set to be released on May 2nd, 2014. The recently announced 3rd and 4th films in the series are due out on June 10th, 2016 and May 4th, 2018.

Also in superhero news, Joss Whedon recently gave an interview promoting his new film, Much Ado About Nothing, in which he touches upon the upcoming Avengers 2. Whedon mentioned that Loki, the first film’s antagonist played by Tom Hiddleston, will not be back in the highly anticipated sequel, at least not in any major capacity at this time. Marvel’s The Avengers 2 will be released on May 1st, 2015.

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Monday Funny: Harry Potter vs. Star Wars

June 17, 2013 at 11:56 am | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Regular Feature, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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Humor UI love the Harry Potter series, but I did notice some “minor” similarities between it and the Star Wars saga.  I’m not the only one.  Watch Aaron Woodall’s Humor U hilarious take on both these Hero’s Journey epics, done all in good fun.

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And the Emmy goes to…The Clone Wars!

June 17, 2013 at 9:13 am | Posted in Entertainment, Events, Television, The Clone Wars | 1 Comment

Star Wars: The Clone Wars won two Daytime Emmys over the weekend. On Friday, David Tennant won an Emmy for “Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program” for his role as Huyang in Season 5 (episodes “A Test of Strength”, “Bound for Rescue” and “A Necessary Bond”). Yesterday they won an Emmy for “Outstanding Special Class Animated Program” which was accepted by George Lucas, Dave Filoni, Cary Silver and Athena Portilloand, and presented by Carrie Fisher.

Dave also responded on Facebook.

Everyone, as you know tonight Star Wars: The Clone Wars won an Emmy for Outstanding Special Class Animation and David Tennant won Friday for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Series for his work as Huyang.

These awards represent the hard work of everyone who has worked on The Clone Wars‘ 5 seasons. Whether you worked on Clone Wars in the Bay Area, Singapore, Taipei, or Tokyo we all did this together.

Star Wars fans, your support and dedication to The Clone Wars helped champion our cause year after year. This win is for you as well, thank you from everyone at Lucasfilm, now let’s celebrate!!

It’s good to see the show getting some of the recognition they deserve. Big congratulations to The Clone Wars team!

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