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"Iron Man" Armor Pictures Revealed

by La Parkaon April 21, 2007
Superhero Hype! has posted pictures of the “Mark 1” (a.k.a. the very first Iron Man armor suit Tony Stark ever built), from the Iron Man adaptation directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey Jr. and Terrence Howard. The film will be released on May 2, 2008.

Angelina Jolie is "Wanted"

by La Parkaon March 22, 2007
Superhero Hype! reports that Angelina Jolie is set to star alongside James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman in the Mark Millar comic book adaption of Wanted. She will play an assasin who teaches a young man, played by James McAvoy, the ropes. McAvoy plays a young man who discovers his father is an assassin, only to […]

Gwyneth Paltrow added to "Iron Man"

by La Parkaon January 18, 2007
Superhero Hype! reports that Gwyneth Paltrow has been added to the cast of the Marvel comic adaptation of Iron Man as Tony Stark’s secretary and confidant, Virginia “Pepper” Potts. The film is scheduled to hit theaters May 2, 2008.

Wachowski Brothers to direct "Speed Racer"

by La Parkaon November 7, 2006
Coming reports that the Wachowski Brothers will helm the long-in-development adaptation of the popular classic cartoon, Speed Racer. The film will follow the adventures of Speed as he tries to achieve glory in his souped up, gaget-laden car, The Mach 5. The movie will also feature characters from the series such as Speed’s family […]

Terrence Howard in "Iron Man"

by La Parkaon October 25, 2006
Coming Soon! reports that Terrence Howard (Hustle and Flow) has been cast as Tony Stark’s friend and confidant, James “Rhodey” Rhodes, in the comic book adaptation of Iron Man. In the comic, Rhodes eventually gets a suit of his own known to fans as The War Machine. Iron Man starts filming in Los Angeles in […]

Weta Digital Creating Silver Surfer FX

by La Parkaon October 25, 2006
Superhero Hype! reports that Weta Digital will be creating the special effects for the Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer. Character actor Doug Jones will provide the performance and movement references for the character.

Jonathan Mostow to Direct "Sub Mariner"

by La Parkaon September 15, 2006
Superhero Hype! reports that Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines) will be directing and writing a feature film adaptation of Sub Mariner for Universal.

Press Release: "Transformers: The Movie" 20th Anniversary Special Edition DVD

by La Parkaon July 26, 2006
SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS SPECIAL FEATURES LINE-UP FOR HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED 2-DISC COLLECTION: TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE 20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION DVD Ultimate TRANSFORMERS Limited Edition DVD To Feature Three Versions Of Film; Commentary Tracks and Interviews; Sneak Peak At Next Summer’s Major Motion Picture Event; And Much More Legendary Artist Don Figueroa Crafts Exclusive New “Transforming” […]

Zach Snyder to Direct "Watchmen"

by La Parkaon June 26, 2006
Superhero Hype! has confirmed that Zach Snyder will direct Warner Bros.’ long-in-development adaptation of Watchmen. Alex Tse will write the script.

"Iron Man" Claims First Weekend of May 2008

by La Parkaon June 25, 2006
Superhero Hype! reports that Paramount Pictures and Marvel Movies will start off the 2008 summer movie season on May 2, 2008, with Iron Man. The film will be directed by Jon Favreau.