The Weekly Ketchup: "FF2"'s Dr. Doom Costume Talk, Tobey Maguire Leaving Spider-Man(?), George Lucas Speaks, And More!

by | March 9, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, Julian McMahon spoke of Dr. Doom wardrobe issues in "Fantastic Four 2," Tobey Maguire discussed his questionable "Spider-Man" future, and George Lucas covered everything of relevance in his upcoming projects.

Also, a "Forrest Gump" sequel could be in the works, and the upcoming "Fantastic Four" sequel will feature an appearance by Galactus himself. Read on.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

Julian McMahon Talks Dr. Doom Costumes in "FF2"

Dr. Doom may be the comic book equivalent to Julia Roberts, trying on different outfits in front of a mirror in a romantic comedy montage. He seems to have more outfits in "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" than most divas.

Tobey Maguire Waves Goodbye to "Spider-Man"

It’s a pretty safe bet that (eventually) there will be some more "Spider-Man" sequels, but it doesn’t look like those supervillains will have Tobey Maguire to kick around any more.

Lucas Update: Portman, "Star Wars," and "Indy 4"

Got a grab-bag of George Lucas news bits for you, including a final denial that Natalie Portman will appear in "Indiana Jones 4," plus a few new items on those long-discussed "Star Wars" TV projects.

Who’s Ready for "Forrest Gump 2"?

A few years back I was in a bookstore and saw a paperback called "Gump & Co.," which was (obviously) a follow-up to "Forrest Gump." I remember wondering why they hadn’t made a movie based on the second novel, and now I know A) why they didn’t, and B) when they might.

"Fantastic Four 2" to Feature That Galactus Guy

This is how Wikipedia describes the Marvel character Galactus: "Sometimes called the Devourer of Worlds or Ravager of Planets, Galactus is an enormously powerful being who must "feed" on the energy of planets to survive." Neat. And apparently this big lug will be making an appearance in "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer."


Hanging up his webbing?

In Other News:

  • Wowwee Ltd. and Arad Productions will bring "Robosapien," a feature film that will combine live-action and CGI animation to the big screen in 2009.
  • Universal Pictures has acquired the Nick Redfern novel "Three Men Seeking Monsters: Six Weeks in Pursuit of Werewolves, Lake Monster, Giant Cats, Ghostly Devil Dogs, and Ape-Men."
  • Hergé Studios announced that DreamWorks will produce a series of films based on the Belgian cartoon series "The Adventures of Tintin."
  • Anthony Minghella will direct an adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith’s bestselling series "The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency."
  • Halle Berry has landed the lead role in "Who is Doris Payne," a true story of a woman who spent 75 years, at large, robbing precious stones.
  • New Line has acquired David Gilcreast’s script for the comedy "Cryptozoologists" and set it up with ContraFilm’s Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson to produce.

A welcome addition.

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