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Terrence Howard Goes War Machine On Daughters Boyfriend?

In Celebrities Are Wacky! on May 23, 2008 at 12:12 am

Source :: WENN via IMDb.com

“The Iron Man star didn’t appreciate his 14-year-old daughter dating a classmate he disapproves of, and “intervened” by forcing her to ditch the unfavorable suitor. He says, “She’s supposedly in love with some guy. I made her break up with him and I’ve threatened to kill him.”

Jesus Christ.  Howard, who recently played James “Rhodey” Rhodes in “Iron Man” seems to actually think he is War Machine.  How do you threaten to kill a 14 year old boy and not get killed?  Somebody must think he is that guy from “Hustle & Flow”.  Wonder if he’ll really beat up that kid in the toilet to…

You can read the rest of Mr. Howard’s insanity, including his plans to make sure the two stay broken up, here

SAG Guild Strike Pending? Say It Ain’t So!

In Entertainment on May 22, 2008 at 4:39 am

Source: The Oregonian

Is there concern of a SAG strike? This article, containing quotes from David Shore and Hugh Laurie seems to imply so, as “House, M.D.” (the greatest show that you’re hopefully watching) picks up the ball and begins immediately shooting its fifth season.

I’ve seen no other mention of a Screen Actors Guild strike, so hopefully we won’t be out of TV yet another year. I’ll be sure to put something up as soon as I hear more about it.

The fifth season of “House, M.D.” has no set premiere date, but could begin as early as August.

Marvel To Adapt "Runaways"!

In Comic News, On Film on May 22, 2008 at 4:03 am

Source :: The Hollywood Reporter”

Cover to \"Runaways\" v2, #18

So it looks like “Runaways” is getting the big screen treatment. Honestly, I couldn’t be more excited. If you’ve read the first volume of “Runaways”, you know its perfectly laid out for one hell of an entertaining movie.

For those of you who have been under a rock. “Runaways” is the tale of a group of children who learn that their parents are members of The Pride, a group of super-villains. Upon learning this and witnessing them slaying an innocent girl in a ritual sacrifice, the group runs away and learns that many of them are far more than human.

So far, there has been no casting decision, but the script is being penned by series co-creator Brian K. Vaughn. The film also has no set release date, thus placing it in a similar limbo as the company’s announced “Ant-Man” movie (though I’m sure the odds of a “Runaways” movie are much, much higher).

The “Runaways” title is in its second volume and is currently being published monthly by Marvel Comics. The first volume ran for 18 issues and is available in 3 separate trades, titled “The Runaways Vol. 1: Pride & Joy”, “The Runaways Vol. 2: Teenage Wasteland”, and “The Runaways Vol. 3: The Good Die Young”. You can also collected the entire 18 issue first volume in the hardcover “The Runaways: Vol. 1”.

For more information, why not check out The Runaways Wikipedia Page?

Marvel To Adapt “Runaways”!

In Comics, Entertainment on May 22, 2008 at 4:03 am

Source :: The Hollywood Reporter”

Cover to \"Runaways\" v2, #18

So it looks like “Runaways” is getting the big screen treatment. Honestly, I couldn’t be more excited. If you’ve read the first volume of “Runaways”, you know its perfectly laid out for one hell of an entertaining movie.

For those of you who have been under a rock. “Runaways” is the tale of a group of children who learn that their parents are members of The Pride, a group of super-villains. Upon learning this and witnessing them slaying an innocent girl in a ritual sacrifice, the group runs away and learns that many of them are far more than human.

So far, there has been no casting decision, but the script is being penned by series co-creator Brian K. Vaughn. The film also has no set release date, thus placing it in a similar limbo as the company’s announced “Ant-Man” movie (though I’m sure the odds of a “Runaways” movie are much, much higher).

The “Runaways” title is in its second volume and is currently being published monthly by Marvel Comics. The first volume ran for 18 issues and is available in 3 separate trades, titled “The Runaways Vol. 1: Pride & Joy”, “The Runaways Vol. 2: Teenage Wasteland”, and “The Runaways Vol. 3: The Good Die Young”. You can also collected the entire 18 issue first volume in the hardcover “The Runaways: Vol. 1”.

For more information, why not check out The Runaways Wikipedia Page?

New Batgirl On-Going?

In Comics on May 20, 2008 at 12:15 am

I must have missed this, and decided to pop in and make sure no one else did.  Apparently, July 2008 will see the release of a new on-going series for Cassandra Cain/Batgirl. 

I personally just got done with her first series, and really enjoyed it.  I was one of the few who enjoyed her recent turns, too, as her appearance in Robin’s “One Year Later” arc was a fun romp.  At least, in my eyes it was.

Any thoughts on the second coming of Ms. Cain, who is ironically debuting the month before the end of the other Batman chick, Catwoman’s on-going?