LASERLINKS 10-28-11

Happy Halloween, everybody! If you don’t already know, LaserLinks is a collection of news bits, casting announcements, trailers, and other geekery that I didn’t get a chance to write about during the week. And away we go….

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LASERLINKS 10-21-11

Happy Rapture Day: Take Two! LaserLinks is where I compile a bunch of headlines, trailers, news bits, casting announcements, videos, and other fun geeky stuff from the past week into one convenient blog post.

The Avengers

I had to leave NYCC on Friday night, so I missed out on attending The Avengers panel. Luckily, this is the Internets and someone had a camera in the auditorium. Here’s the video of the entire panel!

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LASERLINKS 10-13-11

Hey kids, I’m posting LaserLinks a day early this week because I am leaving bright and early Friday morning to attend the New York Comic-Con! I hope to attend the Venture Brothers, Felicia Day, Mark Hamill, and The Amazing Spider-Man panels — so look for reports on those as well as a crap-ton of cool cosplay pics at some point on Saturday. Until then, here’s the week’s news, trailers, and miscellany from the past week:

Star Wars

The first trailer for the theatrical release of the 3D version of The Phantom Menace will be attached to prints of The Three Musketeers.

The Avengers

Superherohype has a breakdown of 72 screenshots from the recently-released trailer.

James Bond 23

Javier Bardem has been confirmed as the villain in the 23rd Bond flick, which might also feature Blofeld and may be titled Skyfall.

Die Hard 5

This sequel has a title, a script, a director and a green-light.

The Dark Knight Rises

Here’s two set videos showing more of the Batwing and an insane chase scene involving Batman on the Batpod and what has to be every police officer in Gotham City.

The Lone Ranger

The film is back on the Disney greenlight schedule with a smaller budget.

Thor 2

The Marvel sequel has been pushed back to a November, 2013 release date.

LASERLINKS – 10/07/11

Superman: The Man of Steel

Here’s a bunch of set photos that show a bearded, homeless-looking Clark Kent, and our first look at Amy Adams as a red-headed Lois Lane.

The Dark Knight Rises

Will we finally see a fully-functional Batcave in this movie?

The Avengers

The first trailer is coming on Tuesday, the 11th. Until then, here’s some more promo pics.

Miscellaneous:

Check out this amazing PS3 commercial with Kratos, Solid Snake, and other iconic video game characters brought to life.

This is the first promo image from Snow White. (The Tarsem version, not the Kristen Stewart one). Click here for 12 more images.

Finally, Here’s the trailer for Sherlock Holmes 3 The Raven, with John Cusack as an ass-kicking, gun-totin’ Edgar Allen Poe.

http://cdn.springboard.gorillanation.com/storage/xplayer/yo033.swf

LASERLINKS 09-30-11

Laserlinks is where I throw up the news bites, trailers, casting announcements, etc. from the week that I didn’t get a chance to write about. Enjoy.

Superman: The Man of Steel

Julia Ormond is out as Superman’s mother, Lara. Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer will replace her.

The Thing

Here’s a photo gallery of hi-res stills from the upcoming prequel.

The Dark Knight Rises

What villain may be back for the final installment of Chris Nolan’s trilogy?

Christopher’s brother Jonathan Nolan comments on all of the leaked set photos and videos.

Thor 2

Patty Jenkins confirms she is in talks to direct the film, and she is already doing character research.

The Avengers

Here are some exclusive character headshots and details from each actor (from the Entertainment Weekly article).

Snow White & The Huntsman

Check out some set photos of Kristen Stewart wearing armor.

Men In Black 3

This flick is going to have some Rick Baker-designed retro 1960’s aliens.

Game of Thrones

Here’s a brief teaser for season 2:

http://www.hbo.com/bin/hboPlayerV2u.swf?vid=1208397