A hefty week here at Splash Page HQ, with lots of interviews coming out of the Toronto International Film Festival, a big "Twilight" preview, and Captain America casting debates burning up the InterWebs. Here's how the Top 10 stories of the week looked:
10. Todd McFarlane revealed a few more details about his plans for a new "Spawn" movie, calling his pitch "completely R-rated."
9. Rob Liefeld offered up mess of updates on his "Deadpool" movie meeting—as well as some thoughts on a potential Cable cameo in future X-Men films. Read More...
This week's Top 10 posts were all over the map, from post-VMA reactions to more info on some of the recent announcements that rocked the comics biz. Here's how the week looked:
10. Move over, "Twilight," an official sequel to Bram Stoker's "Dracula" is on the way—and it's a graphic novel!
9. A new video featurette from "Solomon Kane" added to the film's already high praise. This one could be a sleeper hit, folks!
8. Bruce Campbell said he has a major role in "Spider-Man 4"... and there was much rejoicing!
7. Michael Fassbender explained how The Riddler factored into his portrayal of a "Jonah Hex" character.
6. More photos of Clark Kent's new costume in "Smallville" (as well as some shots of Brian Austin Green as Metallo) had readers buzzing about the new look for the live-action DC characters.
5. Edward Norton weighed in on those rumors that he'll have a cameo in "Iron Man 2." Read More...
It's been another week of big announcements in the comics biz, and with the 2009 VMAs practically on our doorstep, it's hard to imagine a more hectic week. Nevertheless, here's how the week looked as far as the top stories and buzz-generators from around Splash Page HQ:
10. My one-on-one interview with new DC Entertainment chief Diane Nelson yielded some interesting hints about where the company is looking for future projects, and what fans can expect from the new environment at Warner Brothers.
9. "Whiteout" star Kate Beckinsale talked sex, surgery and sequels in our video interview with the star of this weekend's adaptation. Read More...
Another week, another set of great stories from the world of comics and comic book movies—mostly involving Batman this time around. Here's how the week looked for our Top 10 posts:
10. Rumored "Superman" director James McTeigue said he'd like to see the DC hero go darker... here's why!
9. This week's poll is looking to be one of our most popular yet, but there's still time to vote for your favorite Batman!
8. Picked up "Batman: Arkham Asylum" this week? Here's everything you need to know if you have—or even if you're just thinking about it. Read More...
This week's news was all over the spectrum, with lots of exclusive interviews factoring into the mix, and everyone from Don Cheadle to Danny DeVito popping into the Top 10. Here's how the week looked:
10. Our early peek at "Batman: Arkham Asylum" yielded big results and nice list of reasons to love the upcoming game.
9. Liev Schreiber explained if—and how—he'd like to see Sabretooth return in the X-Men film franchise.
8. Danny DeVito offered some frank thoughts on the current Batman film franchise, and whether he'd liek to see another appearance of The Penguin in Batman's big-screen adventures. Read More...
It was a big week for Wolverine here on Splash Page, with the clawed mutant carving out multiple spots for himself among the week's top stories. Here's how the Top 10 looked, working our way up to the #1 story of the week:
10. While not as popular as last week's Wonder Woman poll, this week's question regarding the villain you'd most like to see in the "Wolverine" sequel earned a fair share of attention from readers. The poll's still open, so go and vote!
9. Hugh Jackman explained why the "Wolverine" sequel will be different from the first film in this interview with MTV News—but whether that's a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen! Read More...
This week ended on a somber note with the death of geek-empowering filmmaker John Hughes, but celebrating the diversity of this week's dispatches from the comic book world certainly seems an apt tribute to the guy who brought us "Weird Science."
Here's how the last few days looked, counting down to the week's most popular story...
10. The man many fans wanted to see play Green Lantern, Nathan Fillion had kind words for the actor who eventually landed the role, Ryan Reynolds. Read More...
The week after Comic-Con is always a rough one as we try to get back into the swing of our regular routines and, on the news side, we begin the long process of sorting through all of the interviews and information we accumulated during the big show. After being inundated with news from the comics scene and Hollywood the last 10 days or so, it's a wonder anything can get readers buzzing -- but that's exactly what quite a few stories were able to do this week.
Here's how the Top 10 stories looked for the week, and taking a cue from the MTV Movies Blog crew, I'm going to start counting down the ten highest-traffic posts, ending with the most popular story of the week:
10. In this Comic-Con video, "Iron Man 2" actor Sam Rockwell explained how he "reinvented" Tony Stark's nemesis, Justin Hammer, for the blockbuster sequel. Read More...
A couple of big news items from Marvel and DC earned top honors among this week's most popular stories, but there were a few stories popping up about other publishers' projects that generated some buzz, too. Here's how the week looked:
- How will Ryan Reynolds jumping into the "Green Lantern" lead affect "Deadpool"? We examined what it could mean, and you made the story our top story of the week!
- The first images of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in "Iron Man 2" set the 'Net on fire!
- A real-life brawl that put Superman and Batman impersonators up against the New York Police Department occurred right outside Splash Page HQ! (We're pretty sure it was a publicity stunt for "Public Enemies," though.) Read More...
It was week full of hellos and goodbyes around the world of comics crossovers, with a wide variety of stories putting up big numbers, but no big winner in the week's rankings. Here's how it all shook out:
- "Y: The Last Man" writer Brian K. Vaughan said goodbye to his "Lost" gig in a post that found its way into the top of the week's stories, and elicited a mixed response from readers.
- Actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse, better known as "McLovin" in the movie "Superbad," said hello to the world of costumed heroes in this exclusive image from the set of "Kick-Ass."
But that's not all we brought you this week... Read More...