Comic Con 2010: rumour round-up
As sci-fi/fantasy weekender Comic Con rages on in San Diego, Time Out rounds up some of the spurious rumours we've been picking up from the transatlantic newswires...
Edgar Wright: 'I can't edit without Ryvita and Yakult'.Zach Snyder confirms 'Ga'Hoole 2: Owls in Harlem' has been green lit.'Iron Man 3' baddie 'to be played by angry baby'.Local dry cleaners overwhelmed following 'The Hobbit' production art presentation'My debt to "Andrei Rublev" and Red Bull' by 'Tron: Legacy' director.Steve Carrell to voice fascist dicator in new Dreamworks animation, 'Benny!'.'GI Joe' sequel to be made in Taiwan.'Transformers 3' script gets Robert Towne brush-up. 'I just love those jive-talking robots!' claims legendary scribe.'Thor' pre-credits sequence features the Norse God battling Mothra.'Zardoz' remake in the pipeline. 'Think "Avatar" in nappies,' says director.Next three 'Star Wars' films to take place in George Lucas's smoke house.
'Captain America' film to be part funded by NRA and chock-full of impenetrable '50s hepcat slang.
Stan Lee!Van Der Graaf Generator on shortlist for 'Big Momma's House III' OST.Revamped version of as-yet-unmade 'X-Men First Class' in pipeline.
'DS9' T-shirt concession vandalised by 'Farscape' extras.
'Fantastic Four' reboot to feature new character, She-Thing
'Paranormal Activity' sequel to contain 70 per cent leftover footage from first film.
Manga version of 'My Dinner with Andre' in the pipeline.Vintage Boba Fett T-shirt damaged in fire! Also, nerd dies.JJ Abrams-produced 'Star Trek' sequel to be directed by Wes Anderson.'Battlestar Galactica' presentation starts well, gradually devolves into epic lecture on religion and politics.Exclusive preview!!! Eighteen seconds of footage from 'Marmaduke 2'.'Kung Fu Panda 2' to be set in disused Romanian abattoir.Possible extra 'Harry Potter' film following Harry trying and failing to get a job in the media.
'True Blood' fans gang up, steal lunch money and abstinence rings from 'Twilight' fans.
Fans say aintitcool news just not the same since Harry Knowles learned to USE GRAMMAR!First full 'Super 8' trailer reveals the film to be about a low-rent TexMex porn director.'Avatar: Special Edition' preview accidentally switched with 'Smurfs 3D' workprint. No one notices.
Woman spotted! Oh no, it's that dude from 'Thor'.Mike Leigh in running to direct 'Ghost Rider' sequel. Says he would set it in Stoke.Tim Burton's to remake '60s family favourite, [insert title here], with Johnny Depp.Onlookers cheer as McG's Hummer burns.JJ Abrams rebooting 'Babylon 5' with cast of 'Skins'. Provisional title: 'Bab' 5'.'Twilight' prequel to star entire 'Harry Potter' castPhillip Seymour Hoffman signs up for Gene Roddenberry biopic entitled 'Too Many Spocks!'
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