FROM MTV.COM: In light of the recent online leak of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" a full month ahead of its May 1 theatrical release, it's easy to forget one of the biggest victims of the high-profile security breach — actor Hugh Jackman, who has clawed his way into theaters as Wolverine over the last 10 years. While the leading man plays a fast-healing mutant on the big screen, the actor himself is not taking the wound to his film in stride.

"Look, it's serious crime and there's no doubting that it was very disappointing," Jackman said of the film's online leak. "I was heartbroken by it because there are a lot of people here in Australia and all over the world working on this film, and to have it out there in that way was very disappointing."

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Gerard WayIt wasn't long ago that My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way told MTV News that he wasn't quite ready for a film adaptation of his comic book series "The Umbrella Academy." Now, it looks like Way has changed his mind -- or perhaps Hollywood didn't get the memo.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mark Bomback has been tapped to write the screenplay for "The Umbrella Academy" based on Way's Dark Horse comic book miniseries. The film is set up at Universal. Read More...


'The Phantom'We're still waiting for tangible evidence of Sherlock Symington Productions' "The Phantom Legacy" (sans Billy Zane, mind you!), but the small-screen adaptation of the pulp comics hero is proving itself to be more than just an illusion.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the Sci Fi Network's "The Phantom" telemovie has casted four actors, including "Doctor Who" veteran Ryan Carnes in the leading role and "Alias" star Isabella Rossellini as the villain. Read More...

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'Harbinger''Tis the season for Iron Man-ia! Forget all that casting mumbo jumbo (well, maybe not all of it, as you'll see after the jump) -- that's old news now that the highly anticipated "Iron Man 2" has entered principal photography.

In addition to director Jon Favreau's various Twitter updates from the first day of "Iron Man 2" shooting, some eagle-eyed photographers at Spoiler TV have uncovered the first pictures of stars Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle as Tony Stark, Pepper Potts and Jim "Rhodey" Rhodes, respectively. Read More...

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Step aside Gambit, there's a new comic book character coming to New Orleans. The Josh Brolin-starring "Jonah Hex" is headed to the home of Mardi Gras, and the scarred up cowboy is hoping for more than a few beads -- he's looking to hire some help.

A Craigslist advertisement posted on April 5 indicates that "Jonah Hex" is seeking extras for its upcoming film shoot in New Orleans. But as they wait for the bevy of background characters, the rest of the cast -- including star Megan Fox -- is strapping on the stirrups and getting into character. Read More...

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Sam RaimiSpider-fans are going to have to wait at least three months before any significant "Spider-Man 4" news comes in, because that's how long director Sam Raimi says it will take for the film's script to be completed.

"Right now, David Lindsay-Abaire is working on a draft of the new picture," Raimi told SCI FI Wire. "And he's hard at work, and hopefully we'll see something in about three months." Read More...

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'Spider-Man'Spider-Man has stormed your local comic shops, movie theaters, television screens and, in about a year, New York's theater district. Now you can add one more media outlet to the hero's ever-growing list: the wise-cracking webhead's heading to the Web!

Riding the success of their re-released Japanese "Spider-Man" series, is reintroducing the world to the "Spider-Man" animated series from 1967. Read More...


'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'Even before the Internet leak heard 'round the world, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" has had its fair share of drama, from last-minute reshoots to reports of heated arguments between director Gavin Hood and Fox's studio chief Tom Rothman. But if you ask the director himself, he's likely to tell you a different story about his relationship with Rothman.

"I am very fond of Tom," Hood told The Hollywood Reporter in an online video, refuting claims that the pair were not on good terms. "We didn't always agree, [but] we certainly never yelled at each other." Read More...

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Bruce CampbellThink of all the great combinations in life -- peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, cookies and milk -- and the pairing of Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi should rank very high on that list. Campbell, a self-parodying B-movie sensation, is an ever-present staple in Sam Raimi's repertoire, whether as the heroic lead in "Army of Darkness" or as a clever cameo in the "Spider-Man" movie franchise. If Raimi has his way — and it's a good bet that he will — there's a strong chance that Campbell will return to match wits with Peter Parker for a fourth time.

"I would love to have Bruce in 'Spider-Man 4,'" Raimi told MTV News. "I haven't talked to him about it yet, but he's such a source of humor for me. I love working with the guy. He's a great and really dedicated actor, as much as we kid each other all the time. I haven't spoken to him yet, but I hope that he would [be in the film]." Read More...

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For a man with a substantial chunk of geek cred -- please see his publicly acknowledged "Dungeons and Dragons" loyalty -- "Fast and Furious" star Vin Diesel has remained surprisingly squeamish when it comes to comic book films, declaring that he makes his own superhero characters instead. Interestingly, it might be that superheroes aren't his preference, as the actor recently told MTV News that he's got his eye on some more villainous roles.

"I would be more apt to play a villain," Diesel revealed to MTV News. "[I'd like to play] the protagonist of a story that is also like a Marvel villain -- like Doctor Doom or something." Read More...

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