Seems as if Russell Crowe finally has a Kryptonian mate. Jor-El's wife and Superman's (Henry Cavill) biological mother has been found, and it's Julia Ormond. The cast of Zack Snyder's Man of Steel just keeps getting better and better!
You know that reboot of its entire universe that DC Comics is planning? Well, it might just wreck one of its most stable and long-lasting relationships.
Russell Crowe is in talks to play the role of Jor-El, Superman's Kryptonian father, in director Zack Snyder's upcoming Man of Steel.
As we reported earlier, DC is in the midst of prepping a massive renumbering of 52 titles beginning at the end of August. With more news about what's to come being released every day, we thought now would be a good time to take stock of what we've heard and share what it is we like ... and what is is we don't.
Remember that insanely realistic bust of Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin from two weeks ago, the one that had us in awe and creeped us out at the same time? Well, we've found another photorealistic sculpture. And this one is really super.
By the time Man of Steel comes out in 2012, it will be six years since the last Superman movie. But thanks to a bizarre legal battle, there could be TWO Superman projects up and running by 2013.
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If you're having trouble sticking to healthy habits, maybe a little advice from some of sci-fi's greatest characters will give you all the encouragement you need. From Spider-Man reminding you to eat fresh fruit instead of candy to R2-D2 and C-3PO warning of the dangers of cigarettes, these sci-fi-themed public service announcements will give you all the help you need to do the right—and nutritious—thing.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is crashing into theaters, and already has its work cut out for it: the last three films in the franchise were profitable, although the third got mixed reviews compared to the first two. But if history is any indication, On Stranger Tides has more to overcome: the fourth film in a sci-fi series has a long tradition of bombing, sometimes so hard that it blows up the entire franchise.
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