Monday, June 30, 2008

Stan Lee talks marvel movies

By now, you all know about the onslaught of films based on Marvel Super Heroes that is set to invade theaters throughout the next four years and beyond. But do you know what Stan the Man thinks of all this nonstop production going on lately?
Here’s what Stan Lee, 85, who created the Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man and Nick Fury characters, and Joe Simon, 94, creator of Captain America, had to say about the origins of the next wave of comic book characters from their own minds to the big screen.

Thor Release date: Solo film to be released June 4, 2010 Screenwriter: Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend) Origin: Disabled medical student Donald Blake discovers a mighty hammer that transforms him into his alter ego, the Norse warrior Thor. Lee recalls meeting years ago with Fabio, the romance-novel cover boy, about playing the part. “Someone brought him up to my office to see if he could play Thor,” Lee says. “Visually, he would have been good, but in those days we weren’t even in a position to do a movie.” Lee says Thor “will have to be someone big and strong and kind of blondish. And there should be a nobility.”

The First Avenger: Captain America Release date: Solo film to be released May 6, 2011 Origin: Captain America made his debut in 1941 as lowly U.S. Army Pvt. Steve Rogers. “We had him peeling spuds,” creator Joe Simon recalls. “The government shot him up with a super-serum, which made him the first of what was to be an army of superheroes.” Simon and comic-book artist Jack Kirby, who died in 1994, created the character during World War II as an all-American adversary to Adolf Hitler. “We were a war-consumed nation, just like today,” he says. “Hitler was a comic foil for our character, and every comic sold out that first year.” Simon now suggests that Osama bin Laden might be an appropriate foe for Captain America to pursue. But Captain America more likely will take on his most famous adversary, the Red Skull — a Nazi (later turned Communist) introduced by Simon in Captain America Comics #1.

Nick Fury Release date: Not intended as a solo film, but character will appear in The Avengers universe in summer 2011 Origin: Lee introduced the character in 1963 in the war magazine Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos. “It did very well,” Lee says. “But after a couple of years, I got bored with it and wanted to kill it. Years later, I got a lot of fan mail asking, ‘What happened to Sgt. Fury?’ In those days, there was a popular show called The Man From U.N.C.L.E., so I brought Nick back as a colonel for S.H.I.E.L.D.: Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, Law-Enforcement Division.”

Ant-Man Release date: Solo film, but timing not yet available Director: Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz) Screenwriters: Wright and Joe Cornish Origin: Biochemist Hank Pym can alter his size as well as communicate with and control insects. Ant-Man creator Stan Lee recently had lunch with Wright to discuss the direction of the film. “There’s never been a hero like this in the movies,” Lee says. “I did one comic book called The Man in the Ant Hill about a guy who shrunk down and there were ants or bees chasing him. That sold so well that I thought making him into a superhero might be fun.”

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Some info on ant-man and the avengers movie

Comic fans know how the Avengers began: with the Hulk on a rampage, the greatest heroes of the day - alerted by ham radio operator Rick Jones! - assembled to stop him, discovering along the way that the evil Norse god Loki was behind it all. Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man and the Wasp formed that initial core group, and a couple of issues later they were joined by the newly thawed out World War II legend, Captain America. That team stayed intact for a year or so, and they've since been seen as the true line-up of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes.
And they may all be coming together in the movie version of The Avengers - including Ant-Man. That's a character I didn't expect to see in the team-up film, mainly because his solo movie hasn't yet been scheduled on Marvel's list of release dates. I had assumed that the set-up would be solo film first, followed by the team-up extravaganza, but Jon Favreau says it ain't so. Talking to USA Today he says "the [characters] Marvel is talking about now are Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Ant-Man and Iron Man. I would love to see that."
Ant-Man's sort of a weird fit in a cinematic superhero team, but that's not my main concern - my main concern is that Marvel's full-speed ahead efforts to get The Avengers on screen may interfere with Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish's plans for the character. With Edgar going off to do Scott Pilgrim this fall (fuck yes), he wouldn't be able to get around to Ant-Man until some time in mid to late 2009 - and that's if he ramps up his current fairly laid back period between films. I want Edgar and Joe's take on Ant-Man more than any random screenwriters and director, so I hope that Marvel's rush to cinemas won't end up Favreauing Edgar.

Chat about Ant-man on edgar wright fourms

come down to chat about the up-coming ant-man film on the edgar wright fourms
heres the link
plus you can chat about other things, shaun of the dead or other movies done by edgar wright.

Saturday, June 28, 2008


diablo 3 has been announced at WWI!!
they have an offical site up now,
well i am completey HAPPY!!
im a big fan of blizzard and their diablo games, and im so happy to hear about a 3rd game.
took um long enough, to make though.

A Film Adaptation of Marvel Comics Ant-Man May Be Next For Edgar Wright

The director of Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead says the film is in the queue.
While discussing the UK opening of the full double-feature version of Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantinos Grindhouse, Edgar Wright, who directed a trailer for the film and will be hosting the release, was asked if his next film was going to be the adaptation of Marvel Comics Ant-Man that he has reportedly been working on.

Wright said:"It could be that. I finished the script and I'm having a meeting about it next week, but it depends which comes first in the queue basically. I've been working on two at once, and I'm also about to start developing two more scripts, one of which is with Simon (Pegg). It could be Scott Pilgrim [Scott Prilgrims Precious Little Life] is next or it could be Ant Man, we shall see."Dr. Henry Hank Pym, a scientist in the Marvel Universe, discovered Pym particles, rare sub-atomic particles that allowed him to alter his size. Pym used his size-changing powers and his ability to communicate and control insects to fight crime as a solo adventurer and as a member of the Avengers.

Ant-Man was tentatively slated for a 2008 release, but may be pused back to 2009 or beyond.

Well hopefully we ant-man fans get a movie. but i hope wright dosent try to make it into a comedy film, hopefully he puts in some good action!
Well whats your opinion?

Friday, June 27, 2008

The best pics of ant-man ( i think)

His first costume
Ant Man

Just awsome ;)

You suck.. lol
Ant-Man !!!

Well these are some really good pics i think!!
what do you guys think?