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  • Monster Mash: 'Spider-man' cast member injured; more shots fired at Marine Corps museum

     
    Freak mishap: A cast member of the upcoming Broadway production of "Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark" was injured at a demonstration of the musical when he slammed into the stage and broke both his wrists. (New York Post) Repeat occurrence:......
  • SAG ends boycott of 'The Hobbit'

     
    Bilbo can pack his baggins after all. The Screen Actors Guild said it was lifting its do-not-work order on the New Zealand production of "The Hobbit," removing a major hurdle that stood in the way of the two planned movies......
  • He's got his hooks in 'Peter Pan,' in a tent at OCPAC

     
    Apart from the technical razzle dazzle of the new production of "Peter Pan" is the centerpiece performance of actor Jonathan Hyde. In the play, which opens Sunday in Costa Mesa on the grounds of the Orange County Performing Arts Center......
  • Labor dispute erupts over 'The Hobbit' [updated]

     
    All is not peaceful in the Shire. Even before "The Hobbit" has begun production, a labor dispute has cast a cloud over the two-picture project, pitting producer Peter Jackson against various performer unions, including the Screen Actors Guild. SAG has.......
  • Robert Rodriguez and 'Deadpool' -- are the talks back on target?

     
    Steven Zeitchik at 24 Frames -- our must-read sister blog -- checks in on the chatter about a "Deadpool" film. Here's an excerpt... It's been dizzying to follow the will-he-or-won't-he reports about Robert Rodriguez directing "Deadpool," the Ryan Reynolds...
  • 'Inception' wake-up call -- 'X-Men: First Class' director jettisons similar dream-time scenes

     
    Director Matthew Vaughn is hard at work on "X-Men: First Class" in London but he took some time out Sunday to catch a screening of "Inception." He enjoyed the Christopher Nolan epic immensely -- even though it prompted him to......
  • 'Mined to death'? 'X-Men' director says Hollywood is killing the superhero movie

     
    "I think we've kind of crossed the Rubicon with super-hero films," says Matthew Vaughn, who is now at work on "X-Men: First Class" in London....
  • Inside track: Emmy acting races for comedy series

     
    In an earlier post, I shared the breakdown of the acting races for best drama series (complete with titles of episodes being viewed by Emmy judges) that appeared in the recent print edition of The Envelope in the Los Angeles Times. Here's the equivalent...
  • Tonight: ‘Tournament of Nerds' at Comedy Central Stage

     
    Spend the evening with people who spent their childhood mired in sci-fi, as Hal Rudnick and Justin Donaldson present dweeby debates on important issues such as who would win a battle between Gandalf or Superman. (Non-nerds: Gandalf is the guy with the big...
  • Robert Rodriguez on 'Deadpool': 'It's a great script'

     
    John Horn caught up with Robert Rodriguez on Monday to talk about the success of "The Expendables" and the epic fail of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" at the box office for an earlier article, and the conversation turned toward......
  • Emmy prediction smackdown: Experts forecast who'll win

     
    Here's a roundup of Emmy Award predictions from the best pundits on the planet: Mike Ausiello (Entertainment Weekly), Kristin dos Santos (E! Online), Maggie Furlong (AOL TV Squad), Joseph Kapsch (Zap2It), Steve Pond (The Odds, The Wrap), Matt Roush (TV...