Yesterday, Jenna Dewan gave us the scoop on her upcoming comic book adaptation of “Magdalena,” the story of the butt-kicking last scion of Jesus, put on Earth to fight crime and preserve the innocent.
Maybe you hadn’t heard of “Magdalena” before this. Maybe that caused you to look her up elsewhere. Maybe that caused you to find this. It’s a costume that’ll send a million mouths a’drooling. So is the trashy, vampy, very revealing costume going to make its way to the film? Settle down, boys. The answer, unfortunately, is no.
“I think the goal of this movie – we don’t want to do ‘Catwoman.’ I don’t think I’ll be walking the street in a thong and leather chaps,” Dewan said, laughing. “That’s not gonna happen.” Read More...
This week is "Magdalena Week" here at Splash Page. Each day we'll be giving you an exclusive look at "Magdalena," the upcoming big-budget adaptation of the Top Cow comic book starring Jenna Dewan and Luke Goss. Today, learn about the character and where the film will diverge from its source material.
Before Wonder Woman, or Red Sonja, before She-Ra or She-Hulk, one female comic book super hero is going to make it to the big-screen to kick butt and take names, to thwart evil and kill the wicked.
And she’s gonna do it all in Jesus’s name (Amen).
Well, sort of, laughed recently cast Jenna Dewan, the actress set to fill the giant shoes -- and monster lineage -- of Patience, the holy warrior protagonist of the upcoming comic flick “Magdalena.”
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Over on Newsarama , the site has published an interview with comic writer (and budding Hollywood big-shot) Mark Millar on the possibility of a sequel to this summer's surprise hit, "Wanted." As usual, the typically outspoken Scot was quick to talk not only about a sequel to the film, but a possible third installment.
"At the premiere, everybody knew that it was going to make a lot of money, and we were all buzzing," Millar related to Newsarama. "On the way out, Mark Platt, the main producer put his arms around me and JG and said, 'Okay, so what’s the plan for Wanted 2?' I looked at him and said, 'There is no plan,' and he said to me, 'Okay, well, have something for us next week.'"
Millar also spoke briefly about his next creator owned property headed for the big screen, "Kick-Ass," which has been garnering quite a bit of buzz lately as well.
Are you wanting more "Wanted?" Can't wait for "Kick-Ass" to hit theaters? Talk to us in the comments.
In terms of livin' the geek high life, Seth Green’s got it made. Not only is he widely known for his work in film and on Adult Swim’s hit "Robot Chicken," but he’s also got a hit comic book in Top Cow’s "The Freshmen."
“Freshmen” fans who were lucky enough to attend this year’s San Diego Comic-Con were given a special treat, as publisher Top Cow handed out special one-shot issues which bridged the gap between the recently concluded second volume of the series and the upcoming third volume.
However, according to Green, don’t expect another series of comics this time around. “[Writer and co-creator] Hugh [Sterbakov] and I have talked about [volume three]...he has the whole thing mapped out,” he hinted. “[But] I really wanna push towards trying to exploit another medium -- I really want to make a movie at this point. So we’re talking about how to do that. It’s always a process getting a film made, but I think this concept will really come alive on film and that’s what I’m pushing for.” Read More...
Everyone, look out. Milo Ventimiglia has officially gone "Beserk."
As the actor's foray into comics continues via his production company DiVide Pictures, the man you know as Peter Petrelli has been using all his powers to get out a new title, about a group of people seemingly unconnected to each other who discover, unbeknowst-to-them, they had been born with hidden abilities. No "Heroes"-ripoff here -- the hidden power here is to kill, and the comic is called "Beserker" from Top Cow Publishing.
You'd think the ability to go really aggro could be a boon -- but one character, Ferris Jorn, who is trying to get back to his life after being in the military in Afghanistan, is having extreme difficulty. "You can't make a distinction between enemies and comrades," Ventimiglia said. "Imagine you're being pushed over the edge. You're at the height at an adrenal rush. Your veins are bulging. Your blood is moving. And you can't control it -- not even around your loved ones. You will rip them to shreds. It's an extreme and uncontrollable rage." Read More...