Smouldering first trailer for X-Men: First Class tells the real story of the Cuban Missile Crisis via io9

I was ambivalent about seeing this, because Wolverine wasn’t that impressive. But this looks way better. Definitely worth seeing.

Cobie Smulders Confirmed for Avengers via IGN

I love Cobie Smulders, so I’m excited for this. I am glad this means she won’t be Wonder Woman though. She just doesn’t seem right for that.

Explosive New Still from Sherlock Holmes 2 via Shock Ya

Looks good so far 🙂

Shaun Levy to direct ‘Fantastic Voyage’ remake via NME

Eh. Although now I know where the idea for Innerspace came from.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Retelling ‘Dracula’ As ‘Harker’ via MTV News

This actually seems like it might be the most accurate book adaption so far. AND it won’t have Keanu Reeves in it. I’ll see it.

Where Will the Next Great Fantasy Film Franchises Come From? via Rope of Silicon

“[W]e’ve entered a world where fantasy and comic book films are starting to come together. And I think that will happen more often in the future with the continued rise of manga and anime around the world and the solidification of graphic novels as a mainstream form of storytelling.”

Ingredients for a Fantasy Battle via Orbit

“As a writer you take your inspiration wherever you can find it…and I’ve always found myself as much influenced by film, TV, and computer games as I am by books. Here are some of my filmic touchstones for summoning up a realistic fantasy battle…”

Super 8 Mega-Spoiler: No monster at all by aeromental

If this is true, the title makes much more sense. But I was really hoping for aliens.

Exclusive: Famke Janssen Joins ‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters’ With Gemma Arterton & Jeremy Renner via Indie Wire

I like re-imagined fairytales. Hopefully this will be good, because I was really disappointed in Red: Werewolf Hunter, and Red Riding Hood looks like it might be predictable. Having Gemma Arterton and Jeremy Renner is a good sign though.

Julia Roberts is the Evil Queen in Snow White via Page to Premiere

Apparently there are three versions of Snow White coming out next year. All very different. Julia Roberts version seems the closet to the Disney version though.

Details of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Sequel Revealed via The Hollywood Reporter

Has anyone read the books? Does it sound like their using the same plot? I know they changed quite a bit in the first film.

Beautiful Creatures Script Finished via Page to Premiere

I haven’t read the book, but I’ve heard nothing but good things. Are you excited about the possible movie?