Nice! IFC has picked up Save the Date for distribution. The romantic comedy was co-written by Jeffrey Brown, Egan Reich and Michael Mohan. The film, which also features artwork by Brown as well, has no release date as of yet but is already slated for limited release in New York City, Los Angeles, Austin and Chicago (via Deadline)
Christopher Nolan talked to Total Film Magazine about the challenges he’s facing as he finishes off The Dark Knight trilogy without mentioning the pissing contest Hollywood is insisting he get into with The Avengers as he completes his task (via ComicBookMovie.com)
Speaking of DCU super-dude movies, someone is spoiling The Man of Steel for everyone over on the IMDB forums with the unsurprising and unsubstantiated though likely news that the film will have a “comic book look and feel” (via FilmSchoolRejects.com)
In stalled DCU movie news, The Answer Bitch over E! Online takes a stab at telling us why there will be no Justice League Movie from Warner Brothers anytime soon. No offense, Answer Bitch, but I’m sure Beat readers will have far more news and theories on this than you. If any of you would care to share them in the comments section, I would like to hear them.
The Arrow Pilot, however is a total GO. DC Entertainment CCO, Geoff Johns and all around Green Lantern champion, tweeted CW’s first look at the pilot today.
In news of comic book television shows that will NOT be getting made this season, ABC has passed on AKA Jessica Jones, the pilot based on Marvel’s Alias series by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos while Fox has passed on the television incarnation of The Punisher (via CBR and Spinoff Online)
Adult Swim, on the other hand, is greenlighting seven new pilots - one by Dan Harmon and one that will feature a cartoon version of my boyfriend, Kal Penn, in an animated version of a Harlold and Kumar (via Deadline)
Here is the new poster for Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For. The poster indicates that Frank Miller is directing while Deadline confirms that both Mickey Rourke and Jessica Alba are on board to reprise their roles from Sin City numero uno (via FilmSchoolRejects.com and Deadline)
Oooo, lookey here’s a new Amazing Spiderman preview/trailer thingy… (via Spinoff Online)
Lastly, in news that puts a super hoppy skip in my step, Hampton Fancher, who co-wrote the original Blade Runner screenplay with Ridley Scott, is currently in the proverbial “talks” to develop a Blade Runner sequel for Alcon Entertainment, which owns the rights to the 1982 film, also commonly referred to as Shannon O’Leary’s favorite movie OF ALL TIME.
And with that I AM OUT, party people. Have a nice weekend!