Since Bryan Singer started work on the first X-Men films, fans of the Marvel Comics numerous comic book series have been clamoring for their various favorite mutant hero to appear on the big screen. While some of had their wish granted, one fan favorite never made the transition to the big screen- the card-throwing cajun hero Gambit. That’s about to change, though, when the character will appear in next summer’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The kinetic energy manipulating mutant will have a small role in the feature and from the first picture released of actor Taylor Kitsch, it looks like he might not be sporting Gambit’s trademark long, duster coat.
1. The Pink Panther 2 (Sony/Columbia, 3,243 Theaters, 92 Minutes, Rated PG): True story, my niece rented the first Steve Martin Pink Panther film and was greatly disappointed. The pink animated cat never showed up. [click for more]
Warner Brothers screened the first minutes of Christopher Nolan’s upcoming Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight for new York based journalists yesterday, with Nolan on hand to introduce the clip. One of several specific scenes [click for more]
Imagi Animation Studios, the folks behind the computer animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, TMNT, earlier this year, have released teaser poster and the first still from their upcoming adaptation of the classic anime series [click for more]