Gambit goes to Mars

Gambit goes to Mars

The cast for Andrew Stanton’s adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ sci-fi novel, John Carter Of Mars, has found its lead in Taylor Kitsch. Off the back of his turn in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Kitsch will take the lead as the film’s titular space traveller.

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Favreau will be executive producer on Avengers

Favreau will be executive producer on Avengers

In an extensive interview with AICN, Jon Favreau has confirmed that he will be an executive producer on the upcoming Avengers film, due for release in 2011. “So, we were really paying attention [to Iron Man 2’s details], of course now it becomes more and more difficult because… it has to culminate in The Avengers. … Continued

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Mandarin in Iron Man 2?

Mandarin in Iron Man 2?

Jon Favreau, director of the upcoming sequel to this year’s summer blockbuster Iron Man, has revealed that the villain Mandarin will be in the film. The actor/director spoke to Coming Soon about the project, which is slated for a release in 2010, when he revealed that the villain will be appearing, although he may be … Continued

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Jon Favreau returns for Iron Man 2

Jon Favreau returns for Iron Man 2

Jon Favreau has reportedly been signed on to direct the sequel to May’s superhero blockbuster Iron Man. Nikki Finke and The IESB have the (strongly worded) scoop on the story, which has been a long time coming following very public and vitriolic disputes between Marvel and the actor/director. The studio has set a 2010 release … Continued

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Avengers, Assemble!

Avengers, Assemble!

Jon Favreau has given indication as to what superheroes will be in the cinematic version of the Avengers, according to USA Today. Speaking to the newspaper, the actor/director had the following to say: “[Marvel’s plan is] to team up the heroes for The Avengers, which is made up of all of the Marvel heroes they … Continued

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