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The latest trailer for Iron Man 2 ended with Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and War Machine (Don Cheadle) fighting back-to-back. Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada has seen a "rough cut of the movie" and told MTV that War Machine fans won't be disappointed.
I've actually seen a rough cut of the movie, and it's going to be good. Cheadle is one of the greatest living American actors, what do you expect? I think fans are going to love it — especially fans of War Machine — and he does kick some major ass.
Quesada admits to having a soft spot for the character James "Rhodey" Rhodes, a.k.a. War Machine, as well as another African-American character, the Black Panther.
I've always had a special connection to the Black Panther. One of the things that made Marvel stand out for me was that they had a character called the Black Panther. »
- Ryan Gowland
Today I had a talk with one of my closest long time friends and she brought to my attention this article written two weeks ago by Wesley Morris, the African American film critic for The Boston Globe about the lack of real genuine masculine men in movies nowadays, that are both American and under 40. Think about it. Practically all male movie stars that are both Amercian and under 40 are really just oversized boys who haven’t really grown any pubic hair yet. Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Tobey McGuire, that girly looking dude from those Twlight movies. Maybe Matt Damon could fit that bill but that’s only because of those Bourne spy movie,s and even then he doesn’t really have that masculine “weight”. So my friend and I started to think about what well-known established Black actors could fill that bill, and I’m afraid we couldn’t. »
Channing Tatum's worldwide hit 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' was featured on the front page of Myspace UK, because the movie was just released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK this week. Big thanks to longtime CTU reader Naz for sending me the great screen cap!
UK fans can get your very own copy of 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' from sites like Amazon UK and Love Film in both the formats Today!!!
The story of 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' revolves around a military unit known as Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity (G.I.J.O.E.). The team travels the world from the Egyptian desert to the polar ice caps and the streets of Paris in a high stakes pursuit of Cobra, an evil international organization threatening to use a technology that could bring the world to its knees. Armed with the coolest hi-tech gadgets and weapons, »
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Channing Tatum's ultimate elite fighting force hit the big screen to defend the world and ended up conquering it in the worldwide smash hit 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' , which earned over $280 million at the global box office, and I wanted to let his Aussie fans know that the DVD and Blu-ray were just released in Australia this week!
Fans can get your very own copy of 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' from sites like DVD Orchard and Devite DVD in both the formats Today!!!
The story of 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' revolves around a military unit known as Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity (G.I.J.O.E.). The team travels the world from the Egyptian desert to the polar ice caps and the streets of Paris in a high stakes pursuit of Cobra, an evil international organization threatening to use a technology that »
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Some of us liked her better than both Kris and Glambert...
"Today": Robert De Niro
From NBC, we have fifteen clips from the two-part series finale "Mr. Monk and the End." Dean Parisot directs the episode and special Season guest stars include Elizabeth Perkins, Rena Sofer, Dylan Baker, Meat Loaf, Bernie Kopell, Jay Mohr, Daniel Stern, Alex Wolff, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Eric Balfour, Kelly Carlson, Vincent Curatola, Reed Diamond and Wallace Langham, with Tim Bagley and Bitty Schram Returning in their Beloved Roles. »
Here's my problem with the picture: a furiously-filmed chase through the streets of Paris should be spectacular and thrilling. Instead, it's incoherent, routine, even disappointing. Director Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, Van Helsing) turns in another by-the-numbers action spectacle, this time starring Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Marlon Wayans, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. There are better ways to waste your time and money. Skip it. Also on Blu-ray.
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Tony Scott's remake is a higher-grade disappointment, coming achingly close to delivering an unqualified success. Derailed by John Travolta's unrepentant scenery-chewing, which goes far beyond the bounds of bad taste, and an unhealthy preoccupation with explaining everything, the film motors along reasonably well, fashioning a paranoid tale of post-9/11 terror and ticking time bomb suspense. Denzel Washington is eminently watchable, and »
- Peter Martin
Channing Tatum's ultimate elite fighting force hit the big screen to defend the world and ended up conquering it in the worldwide smash hit 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' , which earned over $280 million at the global box office, and Paramount Home Entertainment just confirmed the November 3rd DVD and Blu-ray release date I reported last month.
They're releasing a single DVD edition($19.99) along with 2-Disc DVD($24.99) and Blu-ray ($29.99) sets. The 2-Disc DVD and Blu-ray will also contain a digital copy, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and more.
The 'G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra' two-disc Blu-ray and DVD will include the following features...
Digital copy of the film,
“The Big Bang Theory: The Making of G.I. Joe” Featurrette - Takes viewers behind-the-scenes for a look at how the filmmakers turned the perennially popular action figures into a summer blockbuster, and »
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Here we go with all these rumors about who will, and won't, be returning to Lost for its sixth and final season. Some names are confirmed (Dominic Monaghan, Ian Somerhalder, Emilie de Ravin, Elizabeth Mitchell, who else?) and some names are still floating (Maggie Grace, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje... I absolutely cannot keep track).
But one name's not been getting the rumor treatment yet--Harold Perrineau, also known as Vincent-searching Michael Dawson. He's dead, or he's supposed to be. Is he returning? He doesn't have many answers... except for a big fat no. »
I was disheartened by Paramount.s decision not to show .G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. to critics. The studio chose to screen the Hasbro-based film to fans. Upon seeing the movie, I realized why Paramount kept the film from the prying eyes of critics. .G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. is the campiest movie I.ve seen this year since the Beyonce Knowles and Ali Larter starrer .Obsessed..
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Weapons expert James McCullen (Christopher Eccleston) has created a nanotechnology-based weapon capable of destroying an entire city. His company, Mars, sells warheads to Nato, with the U.S. Army in charge of delivering them.
Mr. Eko wants to return? Oh, sure, we'll see about that.
But with the final season of Lost getting a little closer, and a handful of those supposedly dead characters returning or rumored to be returning, the possibility of seeing just anyone on the last 17 episodes (if I'm still counting correctly) is pretty much up there. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje wants to do the same, too. »
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has admitted that he hopes to return to Lost for its final season. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the actor - also known as Mr. Eko - said that he has been in discussions with producers over a potential comeback. "Adewale is open for business," he said. "We have had talks about some things they might do for the final season and there are other dead folks coming back allegedly but at the moment it is still a (more) »
- By Dan French
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, aka former tailie Mr. Eko, has a message for Lost executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse: "Fans of Eko should have hope." Though Akinnuoye-Agbaje was the first castaway to vote himself off the island in season three, the British actor hopes to be one of the dead characters who makes a comeback in the drama's final season. "I loved playing that character," he told EW at the premiere of G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra, in which he plays Heavy Duty. "I loved working with that team and the reception I got from people was phenomenal. Even at Comic-Con this year I went to sign my action figure for G.I. Joe and people had tons of questions about Lost. It makes you feel good that you could be off a show for more than a year and still have people thinking about your character. »
- Lynette Rice
Chicago – For seven years, USA Network’s “Monk” has consistently delivered quality entertainment. It’s never been a show that set out to break the rules or even do anything too interesting within them, but it has rarely faltered at all in its ability to entertain, something that can be said about very few series that have been on this long. Like a great old band going for one final tour, the final season of “Monk” promises to play all the greatest hits and go out on a high note.
TV Rating: 3.5/5.0 You’d have to have lived under a rock for the ’00s or just bought your first TV to be saying “what is this show called ‘Monk’”? The award-winning mystery series has been a beloved part of the basic cable landscape for the better part of the decade and the season premiere of the final arc of the »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Adam Fendelman)
Sienna Miller channelled old-Hollywood posing with her costars and riding around in the air with Jimmy Kimmel in a "super cage" at the G.I. Joe premiere in La yesterday. Channing Tatum held Jenna Dewan close while she showed some leg, but it was another set of newlyweds who were trying to get all the attention. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt took advantage of the audience to debut Heidi's new Playboy cover. They displayed bikini-clad Heidi covered in dirt, though she's not the only one known to strip down - Spencer's competing against Beckham in our Hottest Shirtless Guy contest, so make sure to cast your votes. View 70 Photos › To see more pictures of Heidi's Playboy cover plus Sienna with Jimmy Kimmel, Rachel Nichols and many others just read more. View 70 Photos › Images include: Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Jenna Dewan, Jimmy Kimmel, Sumner Redstone, Rachel Nichols, »
Comic book lovers, it's time to break out your pencils and notepads. Repeat after me: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. A difficult name to pronounce, yes, but an important one all the same -- this is the man whose leading the pack to play Black Panther, according to the actor himself.
MTV News first broke the story that Triple-a was talking with Marvel Studios about "Black Panther," and now the actor is speaking with other outlets about the character. Collider interviewed the "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" star about the potential superhero project, which Akinnuoye-Agbaje described as a literal dream role.
"It's always been a dream of mine to play a black superhero and, in particular, the Black Panther," said Akinnuoye-Agbaje in a video interview. "There is some truth to [the rumors] that we're now staying up, sitting down and taking talks with Marvel about developing that project for me."
The clearly enthused actor gushed about the role, »
- Josh Wigler
Paramount Pictures' G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is now playing in theaters and we've created this spot for you to tell us and your fellow moviegoers what you thought about the Stephen Sommers-directed big screen adaptation, starring Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Byung Hun Lee, Sienna Miller, Rachel Nichols, Ray Park, Said Taghmaoui, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans and Dennis Quaid. You can use the comments below to write your mini-review for the film. As with all the comments here at ComingSoon.net, keep it clean, on-topic, and friendly. What did you think?! »
'G.I. Joe' stars Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Rachel Nichols, and Marlon Wayans stormed into Los Angeles on Thursday night and "The Insider" was there for all the action! Sienna Miller tells "The Insider"'s Victoria Recaño about the surprise proposal she received for a date to the big premiere. "Jimmy Kimmel and me, it's the scoop," she says. "I just shot the 'Jimmy Kimmel Show' and he offered very gallantly to escort me to my premiere by kind of a hanging basket. I think it's a first. Actually, it's a Hollywood first." Marlon Wayans explains his transition into more action oriented roles, and tells "The Insider" that he's always been a big G.I. Joe fan. "Growing up, I used to run home and watch the cartoon everyday and sing the theme song," he says. "This one I still have a little bit of comedy in. I get to play a hero with humor. »
Snake Eyes. Scarlett. Storm Shadow. Duke. And … Ripcord? Okay, so maybe not a whole lot of people who grew up with the ’80s cartoon, and who have been hoarding Joe action figures since they were a wee tyke will be showing up in theaters to see Marlon Wayans as Ripcord. But let’s face it, haven’t we all been waiting to see Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow bang swords on the big screen and in live-action forever? Well we’ve finally gotten our wish: “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra” opens today, and this is your official discussion thread. Have you seen it? What did you think? Has Stephen Sommers raped your childhood? Or has he restored it to its full glory? An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer. »
The existence of "G.I. Joe" comic books aside, many of the stars of this weekend's upcoming "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" have a good amount in common with the paneled page. From the mighty shield of Captain America to a Robin that never was, the following five actors have interesting ties — some stronger than others — to the comic book medium.
Ray Park: It's hard to forget Ray Park's menacing turn as Darth Maul, the dual-lightsaber twirling villain of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace," but the man behind the mask of Snake Eyes has some curious ties to the comic book kingdom. Not only was he long-rumored for the role of Danny Rand in an "Iron Fist" adaptation, Park actually played Toad in the very first live-action "X-Men" film.
That's not even mentioning the actor's upcoming role in "Heroes." Park will play a fast-moving, »
- Josh Wigler
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