This week in RT News, comic book adaptations were the rage, starting with a new teaser trailer and spoilers of next year’s "Spider-Man 3." Robin Williams seems keen to portray The Joker in the next "Batman Begins" sequel, and the "Fantastic Four" sequel has a title and plot synopsis available for scrutiny. Also, Jo Blo has an early review of M. Night Shyamalan’s latest offering, "Lady in the Water."
In Other News: "Superman Returns" does $32M in two days; Will Smith may have a big-time co-star for his next film; some cartoon animals may have a new "Hedge" to conquer; Ron Howard wants to throw his hat into the comic-book movie ring; and we can all rejoice that David Hasselhoff’s vocal chords were unharmed after a run-in with a chandelier. Read on for details.
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Teaser Bulletin: "Spider-Man 3"
It doesn’t swing into movie theaters until next May, but you can catch the brand-new "Spider-Man 3" teaser right here … and it’s pretty darn cool.
Robin Williams Keeps Chatting About The Joker
No casting decisions have been announced just yet, so just relax. But apparently Mr. Robin Williams is lobbying pretty hard for the role of The Joker in Christopher Nolan’s impending "Batman Begins" sequel. Nolan and Williams worked together on "Insomnia," so maybe he knows something we don’t…
"Spider-Man 3" Spoiler Feast!
If you’re a ravenous fan of all things spoileriffic, and you also have some affection for the "Spider-Man" series, then head on over to a blog called "film ick" and enjoy all sorts of second sequel tidbits — including the news on who just might be the flick’s fourth villain.
"Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer" Plot Synopsis
According to the JoBlo.com boys, we now have a new title and a small plot synopsis for next summer’s "Fantastic Four" sequel. As always, we take unconfirmed reports with a grain of salt, but if and when more info becomes available, well, we’ll share that, too.
Early Reaction to the "Lady in the Water"
M. Night Shyamalan’s newest feature, "Lady in the Water," opens in a few weeks, but Mike Sampson over at JoBlo’s was able to sit in on an early screening, and even penned an early review.
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