The Weekly Ketchup: "Spider-Man 3's" Venomous Action Figure, "Alien Vs. Predator 2's" Preview Pic, Kevin Smith's Horror Trip, And More!

by | January 19, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, the requisite "Spider-Man 3" tidbit came in the form of an action figure, and "Alien Vs. Predator 2" joined the fray with a preview photo of its own.

Also, the possible "Lost Boys" sequel may have an unusual thematic angle, Kevin Smith discussed his horror film project, and plot details for "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" were unleashed. Read on.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

"Spider-Man 3"’s Venom Makes His First Appearance!

Up until now the appearance of the infamous Venom has been one of the biggest "Spider-Man 3" secrets, but thanks to the toymakers of the world, we now have a whole bunch of images of the villainous symbiote … and an action figure!

First Shot of the Reunion Between "Alien" and "Predator"

At first it sounded like a true fanboy dream: "Alien" beasties and "Predator" monsters in the same movie! And then it came out — and even those who "kinda" liked "Alien vs. Predator" would be quick to admit that the movie really shoulda been, well, better. But with each new sequel comes fresh hope, or if not fresh hope then new pics, like the one we now have for "Alien vs. Predator 2."

Surfing Vampires in "Lost Boys 2"?

There’s been talk of a "Lost Boys" sequel almost as long as there’s been a "Lost Boys." But the thing never managed to get made, for one boring reason or another. But now, thanks to the magic of straight-to-video sequelizing, it sure looks like we’re gonna get one now. Probably a silly one, too.

Kevin Smith Explains His "Scary" Decision

Kevin Smith surprised many of his fans when he announced that his next project as a writer-director would be a horror film. Known for his comic book and sci-fi interests, this genre seems to come out of nowhere. Smith told Rotten Tomatoes that it’s always been in the back of his mind.

Some Juicy Plot Details on "Fantastic Four" Sequel

"Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" screenwriter Don Payne recently spilled a few beans to the guys at Comics2Film.com, and while we’re not diving into spoiler territory, there’s some stuff here that the fans will probably appreciate.


No word if it will have the "G.I. Joe" kung fu grip.

In Other News:

  • Don Winston‘s political thriller "Material Breach" has been sold to New Line, which is in negotiations with John Moore to direct.
  • Pierce Brosnan will produce and star in the adaptation of the Leonard Wise novel "The Big Biazarro," about the high-stakes world of international gambling. Vondie Curtis-Hall will serve as writer and director of the film.
  • Universal Pictures has acquired the thriller "Source Code," which will star Topher Grace in a time travel sci-fi plot.
  • Wes Bentley and Joe Mantegna have landed the title roles in "Hank and Mike," a dark comedy about two foul-mouthed Easter bunnies who get fired and must search for new jobs.
  • Al Pacino will portray Spanish painter Salvador Dali in "Dali & I: The Surreal Story," with Andrew Niccol serving as director. The project begins filming in June in New York and Spain.
  • Universal Pictures has acquired the psychological thriller "Black Swan," as Darren Aronofsky‘s next directorial feature.
  • Finally, Mira Nair has signed on to direct Johnny Depp‘s big-budget drama "Shantaram," for Warner Bros. Pictures.

Coming soon as Salvador Dali

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