Saturday Trending Topics: Lando Calrissian

I’m amazed with how fast they seem to be moving on this, though I guess four billion dollars is probably plenty of motivation: A better lead might be Moviehole‘s new report that Lando Calrissian, Williams’ character, has been given a role to play in writer Michael Arndt‘s treatment for the upcoming Episode 7, if not indeed the whole trilogy.

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The Curse Of Alan Moore Strikes Once Again

Oh dear…

When Phoenix Jones Knocked Out A Drunk, Aggressive Racist – And The Police Just Watched 

Apparently, in the state of Washington, it is legal for two men to fight it out in the street, if they have both consented to it, and no one else is harmed.

Marvel To Reduce Premiere Hardcover Line 

When Marvel’s trade paperback collection began in earnest about twelve years ago, there were a few distinct formats. The phonebook, a black and white collection of thirty or so issues, the colour trade paperback with around six issues, the hardcover Marvel Masterworks that had been running for some time and the oversized hardcover taking in around twelve issues.

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Star Wars Rumour: Lando Back In Michael Arndt’s Sequel Plans

A better lead might be Moviehole‘s new report that Lando Calrissian, Williams’ character, has been given a role to play in writer Michael Arndt‘s treatment for the upcoming Episode 7, if not indeed the whole trilogy.

Stallone’s Big Ideas For The Expendables 3 Involve Geeks And Girls… And Sigourney Weaver

Walter Hill’s Bullet to the Head has this week premiered at the Rome Film Festival where it was greeted as a defiantly old-fashioned throw back to the VHS-era of buddy cop schtick. To promote the film, Sylvester Stallone took part in some interviews and during one, with Best Movie (thanks to AntoBlueberry), spilled his big ideas for the next Expendables movie – his other 80s-fuelled nostalgic indulgence.

New Robocop Featurette – Designs And Concepts For The Remake – UPDATED With Working Video

A new Robocop licensing featurette has leaked, revealing lots of concept art and soundbites from the filmmakers. Many of the rumours we’ve been discussing get the official stamp of approval here, so if you’ve been worried, this probably won’t do anything to allay your fears.

 

Comics Industry Reacts To… North Korean Naughtiness

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Hot Toys Releases Images Of Little Groot Toy

Tidewater Comicon Takes Star Wars #1 Covers To 61

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Bill & Ted, The Con Job And Hit: 1957 Leads BOOM! Studios March 2015 Solicitations

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The Eisner Award Judges For 2015 Named – Get Those Fruit Baskets Ready

Cyborg And Submarines – Clip From Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis

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Fire At Komico Of Montreal….

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Sony Cancels The Interview, Gives In To The Hackers

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Make That 60 Covers For Star Wars #1, Thanks To Pasqual Ferry And ThinkGeek

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