Rumour: Massive New Awards Show For San Diego Comic-Con To Recognise All Fan Culture

The word on the street is that we are about to get a brand-new, very well-funded awards show for San Diego Comic Con. I understand that high level talks are taking place between Jennifer O'Connell, Executive VP of Alternative Programming, Seth Lederman, Executive VP General Manager of the new streaming channel Comic-Con HQ and David […]

Will Captain America: Civil War Death Rumour See History Repeat? (SPOILERS)

His son ended up taking on the role as Goliath, in the Revengers team.Is it really going to be repeated in the Captain America' Civil War movie?That is the popular rumour de jour, that the original elder Black Panther T'Chaka,is going to be killed, give us a funeral scene and inspire his son, T'Challa, to take[...]

Rumour: Pixar Making A Star Wars Movie

Just don't expect to see a hopping lamp in the opening credits.I you want to see what Pixar actually are doing, there's another new story at Bleeding Cool that's way more exciting than any old Star Wars rumour, anyhow... I do believe somebody has gotten ahold of the wrong end of the stick.Anyway, here's how[...]

Report: Another Saw Movie Is In "Active Development"

I'm not so sure this is going to yield rapid results, or even turn up anything in the mid term, but according to Bloody Disgusting, Lionsgate are "actively developing" another Saw film.We're three years out from Saw 3D and the end of the last sequence of movies, but the rumour is that a new director[...]

Rumoured Plans For The Mandarin At Marvel Seem To Undermine Iron Man 3

According to this new rumour, Sir Ben Kingsley's secret project for Marvel is a One Shot short film in which:  the REAL Mandarin is furious with Aldrich Killian and Ben Kingsley’s character Trevor Slattery for the mockery they made of the real Mandarin’s identity and legacy The real Mandarin wants to set the record straight.Yes, the REAL Mandarin. Now, Iron Man 3[...]

Rumour: Star Wars Episode VII May Film In The Highlands And Isle Of Skye

What's more, it looks like they're also keen for visual FX work and other post production to be carried out over here in blighty, and The Wrap just this week backed up ongoing rumours that ILM are planning a British office.All of this should lend some credibility to The Sun's story* that some of the film[...]

Rumour: Johnny Depp Wanted For World Of Warcraft? Possibly?

There's only one publicly accessible tracking board that are mentioning this - though I'm told by regular board users that they're definitely not the only people to be bandying Depp's name about tonight.If there's anything to this rumour we could see it start to shake out through the trades relatively quickly I'm sure Depp's reps[...]

Rumour: Are Universal Planning A Middle Earth Theme Park?

[caption id="attachment_217574" align="alignright" width="350"] The sign for the Green Dragon pub in Matamata.[/caption]On hearing rumours of a Middle Earth theme park I immediately doubted such a thing would ever come into being, largely as the Tolkien Estate are known to be very particular about how the works of JRR are merchandised and commercially exploited.For example,[...]

Star Wars VII Plot Details Start Popping Up – But Are They Right?

Maybe somebody working for Reuters has some info on the next Star Wars film that they're just taking for granted, or maybe they've just assumed that rumour is truth, but a new story has just tossed out some huge plot details without even skipping a beat.The article is about Tikal in Guatemala which stood in[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Reps Refute Batman Rumours

Earlier today, I passed on a rumour that Joseph Gordon-Levitt had been cast as Batman for Justice League and perhaps a cameo in Man of Steel I think we all understood that this was just a rumour, right? Not an absolutely confirmed piece of casting?Well, now it's a rumour with some sort of official denial[...]

Rumour: Darth Vader To Come Back From The Dead For Episode 7

The tin twosome made it out of Return of the Jedi intact, but the last time we saw Vader, or perhaps more properly Anakin Skywalker, he was on his funeral pyre.Or at least it looked that way - and this seemed to be cemented when one or the other of his ghosts popped up for[...]

Updated: Brian Michael Bendis Busts Rumours Of Powers Pilot In Trouble

Basically, it's the SHIELD show without being the SHIELD show and with the added bonus that it's actually adapted from a rather good, well-loved comic.Got to be worth at least one more try, eh?UPDATE: And Bendis himself has tweeted a very thorough rebuttal of this rumour.reports in Latino review about the powers pilot are 100%[...]

Rumour: Mark Wahlberg Getting Set For Role In Transformers 4

Jason Statham was, for a good while, rumoured to be in the running for a role in Transformers 4 That's died down a bit now, but there's a fresh bit of hearsay associated with the film and it evokes a pretty similar notion of what the movie would be, I think.Because, you see, over at[...]

Checking The Marvel NOW! Rumour Checklist

Did a quick check and, yes, there are twenty-two Wednesdays from October to February. Thanks to Tom Huxley for the Photoshop job on the Marvel NOW! weekly relaunch news. So how is the checklist coming along? Some hits, some misses… and it's possible Essad Ribic will return for one of the arc on the bi-weekly […]

Can We Back Up The Latest Doctor Who "Lesbian Love Affair" Rumour? I Think So

She's been seen in 21st Century dress in the set snaps to date, but  that doesn't actually tell us where, and indeed when, she originated.This affair is an interesting rumour We've heard enough of other bits and pieces to lend it some credibility And we like it.Not least because it means Madame Vastra is coming[...]