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Comic-Con 2011 News: Spider-Man will not be a part of any future THE AVENGERS movies according to producer Avi Arad

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 | ©2011 Marvel Comics

This one is a kind of a no-brainer, but for anyone wondering if the Spider-Man character would ever appear in a future THE AVENGERS team-up movie, don’t hold your breath. First of all, even though Marvel (and now Disney) owns the character, it’s currently licensed to Sony Pictures, which makes it harder to extract him for a movie at another studio. However, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN producer Avi Arad at a press event during Comic-Con 2011 says there’s another reason for not putting him a big movie like that either. “There’s the team-ups [in the comics] that keep the publishing going, […]Read On »

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Comic-Con 2011 News: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN star Andrew Garfield was given Tobey Maguire’s blessing when he took over the role

Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in SPIDER-MAN 4 | ©2010 Sony/Marvel/photo by John Schwartzman

While at today’s 2011 Comic Con in San Diego, Andrew Garfield spoke to the press about finally taking over the role of Peter Parker aka Spider-man in the new reboot THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. Having been a big fan since he was a kid, he loved the chance to be the poster boy for all skinny kids around the world who wish they could transform into a crime-fighting super hero. “I like the idea of a skinny kid beating up bad guys,” says Garfield. “It’s a dream of mine and what a way to do it so you can give other […]Read On »

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Comic-Con 2011 News: The scoop on THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reboot

Andrew Garfield is Spider-Man in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN | ©2011 Sony Pictures/Marvel

With THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN rebooting the film franchise with new Peter Parker Andrew Garfield and new director Marc Webb, at today’s 2011 Comic-Con press event producer Avi Arad discussed why they went the reboot route as opposed to a fourth chapter in the Sam Raimi/Tobey Maguire incarnation of the franchise. “Most of you are aware we started on the way to do another movie, but our director [Raimi] and cast and us realized there wasn’t enough newness,” says Arad. “There was not a new story to tell. As we started to discuss this movie and what we wanted to make, […]Read On »

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SDCC 2011 News: The scoop on superhero comic BLOOD RED DRAGON from Stan Lee and recording artist Yoshiki

BLOOD RED DRAGON | ©2011 Image Comics

Comic book legend Stan Lee and world-renowned recording artist Toshiki have partnered up for a new superhero comic book series BLOOD RED DRAGON which is being released through Todd McFarlane’s Image Comics. At the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con, they spoke a bit about the project which is scripted by Jon Goff and deals with a new protector of earth dealing with the armies of darkness called Oblivion. “Yoshiki is a hero like no hero you’ve ever seen before,” says Lee. “He’s a hero who is great rock musician – and a classic musician.” “We came up with the name BLOOD […]Read On »

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SDCC 2011 News: Todd McFarlane says new script for SPAWN reboot is completed

SPAWN comic book | © Image Comics

There hasn’t been too much news on the SPAWN reboot movie front in some time, but at today’s San Diego Comic-Con, SPAWN creator Todd McFarlane spoke about the status of the new film. “We’re just finishing the script and we producers coming in and have a big actor we’re talking too,” adds McFarlane. Also on Todd McFarlane’s plate is his involvement with the new Stan Lee comic TOSHIKI: BLOOD RED DRAGON featuring international singing sensation Toshiki which is being distributed by McFarlane’s comic book company Image. Click on Link: Stan Lee talks about his new comic book BLOOD RED DRAGON […]Read On »

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Exclusive Coverage from the 2011 COMIC-CON – DAY 1 & 2 (July 21 & 22, 2011)

COMIC-CON 2011 - DAY 1 and 2 (July 21 & 22, 2011)

Yes, it’s that time of year again – COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2011 has arrived and the ASSIGNMENT X staff are already at the CON gathering all the news that we can cull together for our loyal readers. Check back here (or refresh this page – your choice) for all of our updates throughout the day. We’re also going to be updating on Twitter and Facebook – you can check us out by clicking the links below. Click on Link: COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL BREAKING NEWS AND INTERVIEWS DAY 2 (July 22, 2011) Click on Link: Andrew Garfield talks about playing Peter Parker in […]Read On »

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Breaking News: THOR actor Chris Hemsworth is thrilled to be in the new Marvel movie

Chris Hemsworth in THOR | ©2011 Paramount Pictures/Marvel

At today’s press conference for THOR, newcomer Chris Hemsworth, who plays the mighty title character from the Marvel comics, revealed that the only pressures he put on himself with the film was to make it great. “The pressures of any film is to do a great performance and make a great film,” says Hemsworth. “So far, we’re getting great feedback and a great response to it. Whatever comes now, it keeps me working and that’s the focus. A year and half ago I was banging on doors trying to get an audition and to be working and here is incredibly […]Read On »

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Fresh Clip: SMALLVILLE finale preview trailer with Lex Luthor

Michael Rosenbaum in SMALLVILLE - Season 7 - "Artic" | ©2008 The CW/David Gray

It’s about time Michael Rosenbaum returned to SMALLVILLE as Lex Luthor and as Season 10 winds down and the two-hour series finale arrives on May 13 on The CW. The teaser trailer for the finale is here and it’s a good one. TV Line got the scoop, and you can check it below. And to read a review of the new SMALLVILLE episode “Booster” – CLICK HERE   Follow us on Twitter at ASSIGNMENT X Fan us on Facebook at ASSIGNMENTX CLICK HERE for AX’s exclusive interview with Supergirl Laura Vandervoort CLICK HERE for ASSIGNMENT X’s exclusive interview with Erica […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: More BUFFY Season 9 and ANGEL AND FAITH comics news from Dark Horse

Willow from BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON EIGHT | © 2011 Dark Horse Comics

At WonderCon 2011, ASSIGNMENT X had the chance to sit down with Senior Managing Editor for Dark Horse Comics, Scott Allie, to talk about the upcoming new series for BUFFY – SEASON 9 and the new title ANGEL AND FAITH. While we revealed much of the details about these comics during WonderCon (and in our previous stories from our interview with him which are listed below), Allie has much more to say on the topic including a possible WILLOW mini-series as well as information about a possible SERENITY comic coming down the pipe from Dark Horse. ASSIGNMENT X: What are […]Read On »

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Breaking News: The new Syfy series ALPHAS is the flipside to the superhero team

Malik YOrba, Azita Ghanizada and David Strathairn in ALPHAS - Season 1 |©2011 Syfy/Ken Woroner

With movies and TV fascinated with superheroes, it’s about time someone looked at the other side of being superhuman – namely the human side of things. That’s what the new Syfy series ALPHAS (debuting in July) hopes to accomplish. Created by X-MEN and THE AVENGERS scribe Zak Penn and Michael Karnow, the series follows five ordinary people who end up forming an extraordinary team helping out the Department of Defense. “I think superheroes have a lot of trouble on TV in general,” admits Penn while speaking today at NBC’s Summer Press Day 2011 in Pasadena, CA. “This show, from its […]Read On »

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