March 29th, 2012
02:13 PM ET
He’s been "Amazing," "Spectacular" and "Unlimited," but the nerdiest hero in comics is going "Ultimate" for a return to cartoon form.
“Ultimate Spider-Man” premieres Sunday, April 1 at 11 a.m. ET, leading Marvel’s new programming block on Disney XD. The lineup includes new animated shorts and the second season of “The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,” as well as a real-life look at the art and science of superheroes.
It’s not just a Marvel thing.
January 21st, 2012
11:00 AM ET
Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone offered new details about their upcoming film, “The Amazing Spider-Man,” at a recent press conference in Tokyo, Japan.
The flick, which hits theaters on July 3, features Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Stone as the superhero’s love interest, Gwen Stacy.
When asked if the “The Amazing Spider-Man” features an iconic scene like the upside-down kiss between Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst’s characters in 2002’s “Spider-Man,” Emma Stone replied: “You don’t wanna know.”
March 29th, 2011
04:11 PM ET
She had no problem getting guys in last year's hit comedy "Easy A," but Emma Stone admits her own dating life is a bit more complicated.
“Honestly, I cannot put a finger on it. One guy could do something that I would find deplorable, and [with] another guy I’d find it charming…. It depends on the person," Stone tells the May issue of Glamour.
So just what is she looking for in a man? "The one thing that needs to be there is that indefinable spark of sorts," she explains. "But I’m 22 years old…. I have no idea what I’m talking about."
March 21st, 2011
05:51 PM ET
Oops! Someone's spilling secrets from the set of the upcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man" movie.
The culprit? None other than "The Outsiders" star C. Thomas Howell.
Howell, who has a small role in the upcoming 3-D action adventure, accidentally let some top-secret information about the film's plot slip out during a recent radio interview — and if you don't want to know about it, stop reading now.
March 18th, 2011
09:40 AM ET
Exciting news for "Superman" fans! Kevin Costner has joined the cast of the upcoming "Superman" movie.
As has been rumored, Costner will play Smallville resident Jonathan Kent, the father of Superman's alter ego, Clark Kent.
"Jonathan Kent is the only father figure Clark has ever had, the man who was there to help Clark understand what he was meant to do in the world as Superman," Warner Bros. said in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter. "Kevin will be able to communicate the quiet strength of this rural American man who raised the greatest superhero of all time."
March 9th, 2011
10:43 AM ET
Just one year after selling the comic book with the first appearance of Superman for $1.5 million, the people at ComicConnect.com have done it again, this time with the world’s most famous webhead.
Spider-Man’s first appearance in “Amazing Fantasy” #15 was sold to an anonymous buyer on Tuesday to the tune of $1.1 million. In a press release, ComicConnect.com – an online collectibles marketplace – ranked it as the world’s second most valuable comic book, after the aforementioned “Action Comics” #1, with Superman.
The auction site had previously sold “Detective Comics” #27, where Batman first appeared, for $1.0755 million back in February of 2010. Before last year, sought-after comics like this would never sell for seven figures.
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