Tag Archives: Henry Cavill

Screen Writing for Receipts and Other Hot Messes

17 Jun

By Comic Relief

If you saw “Man of Steel” last weekend and propelled the movie to the largest June opening gross in film history ($20.3 million)[1] you participated in some fairly significant history.  Polarizing as many (but not all found it), it seems you can only believe one or two things about the quality of the movie.  This article will discuss a growing trend in DC/Warner Brothers development that I’m hoping will not be continued in future films.

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Movie Buzz: 09/14

14 Sep

The Possession took first spot at the box office this weekend ($9.3M) with Lawless coming in at #2 ($6M) and Expandables 2 ($13.4M) at #3.  The Cold Light of Day and The Words opened as well.  Let’s see how they did and if they are worth the money!

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Comic-Con 2011: Wrap UP!

25 Jul

By Open Book

Yes! San Diego Comic-Con 2011 has come and gone so what are fans going to do now? Well there is always next year’s conference to prepare for! However, until then we have provided a quick re-cap of some of the events and news to see what’s coming to theaters in the future. So without further ado let’s get started.

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International Actors Playing American Superheroes-Part 1

5 Feb

By: Open Book

Warner Brothers finally revealed who will play the iconic Superman character in their next film, British actor Henry Cavill. However, Americans are complaining more and more acting jobs are being outsourced to British, Australian and Canadian actors. Jimmy Kimmel (a late night talk show host) gave a funny monologue in which he highlighted all American Superheroes like Spiderman, Batman and Superman, are now being played by British actors.[1] Yet, casting agents are blaming the Internet!!  In a recent article on Reuters online entitled American Superheroes Missing in Hollywood [2]a casting agent stated; “Thanks to the Net, casting directors can now e-mail sides (script pages) to the most remote of locales, and then record auditions they will show directors and producers. Not only does that level the playing field, it also saves money on far-flung casting calls. We as casting directors want to be thorough, and now we can…………”  Continue reading