In this week’s Ketchup, Robert Downey Jr. finally gets cast as "Iron Man," and George Lucas discusses many things, including "Indiana Jones 4."
Also, the "Superman Returns" DVD will be affordable to everyone (in China), and the "Fantastic Four" sequel has an attractive new cast member. Read on for details.
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Robert Downey Jr. IS Iron Man
Marvel has picked Robert Downey Jr. to play billionaire-turned-metallic superhero Iron Man, AKA Tony Stark, in the John Favreau-directed comic adaptation slated for 2008.
George Lucas Donates $175m, Quits Movies, and Discusses "Indy 4"
The somewhat wealthy George Lucas recently donated $175 million to the USC School of Cinematic Arts — after which he denounced the world of filmmaking and basically said "Now TELEVISION, that’s where it’s at!" Then he dropped a few new non-hints about "Indiana Jones 4" and went home to his 12 mansions.
"Superman Returns" Fights Pirates With $2 Price Tag
In an attempt to defeat the dastardly pirates of the home video market, Warner Home Entertainment will be selling the "Superman Returns" DVD for a price comparable to black market knock-offs, at about 2 bucks a pop.
Gorgeous Model Joins "Fantastic Four 2" Cast
Fashion model turned actress Beau Garrett has been signed to play the Human Torch’s love interest in next year’s "Fantastic Four" sequel. Here’s hoping she owns a few fire extinguishers.
"You know, people also doubted Michael Keaton as Batman."
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