Speeding Bullets: Tuesday, November 2, 2010

from the Comic Hero News staff
There’s a lot that happens in the world of superheroes everyday, and we at Comic Hero News don’t have the ability to write up a full story about everything, as much as we’d like to. So, we bring you Speeding Bullets – for all of those pieces of news that are fired our way that are worth noticing, but don’t merit a full story in their own right.

  • Empire Online has a first look at the CGI-animated The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.
  • DC Universe: The Source has a preview look at the final issue of Grant Morrison’s run on Batman and Robin, which goes on sale this Wednesday.
  • Speaking to MTV’s Splashpage, Robert Zemeckis stated that he very quickly passed on being given the opportunity to direct the rebooted Superman.
  • No “The Walking Dud” here. According to various reports, AMC had a very good night with the premiere of The Walking Dead, with 5.3 million people tuning in – the largest audience ever for an AMC original series. In the second run, the show pulled nearly another 3 million, for a total of 8.1 million viewers on the night of the episode.
  • Captain America writer Ed Brubaker spoke to MTV’s Splashpage where he called the casting for Captain America: The First Avenger “inspired.”
  • James Nesbitt and newcomer Adam Brown have been cast as dwarves in the upcoming Peter Jackson-directed The Hobbit, according to ComingSoon.net.
  • If you believe What’s Playing, model-turned-actress Tanit Phoenix keeps coming up as the possible lead in David E. Kelly’s Wonder Woman television series.
  • Marvel Editor in Chief Joe Quesada spoke to MTV’s Splashpage about an interesting case of things coming full-circle. It seems that the universe of the Marvel movies (the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU) may get additional stories told, in-continuity, in the form of tie-in comics.

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