With Comic-Con in full swing, expect to be carried away like Noah's ark by the flood of superhero movie news, the tip of the iceberg being 20th Century Fox's triple announcement: two good, one bad.
According to Deadline, Fox has finally confirmed "Chronicle" director Josh Trank to reboot "Fantastic Four," while one of the studio's other big Marvel properties, "Daredevil," is now flying blind without attached director David Slade ("The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"). On the plus side, they've nabbed fan fav Joe Cornish of "Attack the Block" to direct "Rust," an adaptation of Royden Lepp's sepia-toned graphic novel which the studio purchased a year ago. Get More »
The slithery symbiote known as Venom has been a fan favorite since Marvel Comics artist Todd McFarlane first drew the sucker back in the late '80s, partly because his gnarly teeth, long-ass tongue and bulging black muscles look like they leapt off a death metal album cover. Also because he's way cool.
After years of development, Venom may finally be getting the solo flick he deserves, since The Los Angeles Times is reporting that director Josh Trank, hot off superhero hit "Chronicle," could helm the "Spider-Man" spin-off for Sony. Get More »