Like Angelina Jolie before her, Natalie Portman passes on Cuaron's astronaut epic...but another star's in the running. Vincenzo Natali knows how he wants to depict Neuromancer's cyberspace. Idris Elba's taking on another Marvel role. Wallace Shawn joins Eureka. Spoilers alive!
U2 previewed the first song from their Spider-Man musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark this morning, and...wow. It's much, much worse than we'd feared. Did you know if you fly too high, you can get too close to the sun?
Have you been wondering why the Spider-Man musical is called Turn Off The Dark? Apparently Bono, the musical's songwriter, came up with the name. Says director Julie Taymor: "It was a story that he heard about a child who would say to his daddy, he was sleeping, and instead of saying ‘turn on the light,' he would say…
U2-scored Spider-Man musical Turn Off The Dark is reportedly courting Alan Cumming as the Green Goblin. Cummings wants $15,000 and two virgins per week. That's okay; director Julie Taymor's "unfamiliar with the word 'budget.'"
In a crowd of Trekkies, gamers, cosplayers, and people who think The Dark Knight deserves an Oscar, there's not much you can say to incur loss of dignity. "I'm a U2 fan" might work, though.
Will we ever see the web-slinging wonder underneath the bright Broadway lights? U2's The Edge seems to think the Spider-Man musical could open in just a year, and he shares more details on its sound.
Spoilers are the fastest moving kind of news. Today: the Spider-Man musical gets a villain. Torchwood gets a synopsis, of sorts. Lost set pics! Plus spoilers for Dollhouse, Fringe, BSG, Doctor Who and Smallville.
Open auditions for the Broadway production of the Spider-Man The Musical will be held July 28th at New York City's Knitting Factory. The crew is looking to fill the part for both Mary Jane Watson and and Peter Parker. Auditions will be from 10 am to 5 pm and are open to both male and females between the ages of 16-20…
Singing and dancing worked out so well in Spider-Man 3 that somebody felt we needed a more concentrated dose. The Spider-Man musical hits Broadway in late 2008 or early 2009. Director Julie Taymor wants to use Jim Sturgess and Evan Rachel Wood, stars of her critically panned Beatles romp Across The Universe. You won't…