Stan Lee Media Sues Disney for Billions over Marvel Rights

(Reuters) – Stan Lee Media, a company that says it controls the rights to Marvel characters including Spider Man and Iron Man, has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Colorado against the Walt Disney Co seeking “billions of dollars of profits.” Stan Lee, no longer associated with the company, created many of Marvel’s stable […]

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New On DVD This Week: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Entourage, GCB, Episodes

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room…until now. Join the legendary detective in an action-packed mystery with the release of ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,’ now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download from Warner Home Entertainment Group. Filmmaker Guy Ritchie (‘Sherlock […]

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Spider-Man Teams Up with … a ‘Top Chef’

PHILADELPHIA – When the web-slinger heads out for dinner, danger is always on the menu. In a new one-shot tale available through Marvel Comics’ app and online, Spider-Man teams up with “Top Chef” Eli Kirshtein in a bid to thwart the hallucination-spewing Mysterio who disrupts the wall-crawler’s date. Eliminated “Top Chef”: I Went to Therapy […]

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New Spider-Man Announced: Andrew Garfield

Marc Webb, director of 500 Days of Summer, is handling the reboot of the Spider-Man movie franchise, setting it in high school once again now that Tobey Maguire, Sam Raimi and the gang we’ve seen for three movies has moved on. Now, the guy who is about to have the weight of the webs on […]

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James Franco Returning to ABC’s ‘General Hospital’

LOS ANGELES — James Franco is checking back in to ‘General Hospital.’ The ‘Pineapple Express‘ and ‘Spider-Man‘ actor who guest-starred last fall on ABC’s soap opera will return in the role of a bad-boy performance artist – who happens to be named Franco. The executive producer of ‘General Hospital,’ Jill Farren Phelps, said in a statement […]

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‘Percy Jackson’ Star The New Spider-Man?

Logan Lerman, who will be starring as the title character in Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, a young-literature movie franchise hoping to become the next Harry Potter, has said that he’s also in talks to become the next Spider-Man, which would send Peter Parker back to high school. “There have been a […]

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‘Spider-Man’ Webs Its New Director

The rumors are true: Marc Webb is going to take over the reins of the Spider-Man movie franchise from Sam Raimi. Not that he’d phrase it that way. Webb, perhaps too aptly named, is the man who brought us the much-acclaimed romantic dramedy 500 Days of Summer, which was his first feature film. He’s now […]

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