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Robert Rodriguez Officially Set For Fire And Ice

19 December 2014 7:36 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

It’s four years since Robert Rodriguez announced he was looking to mount a live-action remake of ‘80s animated adventure Fire And Ice. He’s been busy on other things since then, but has now signed a deal to direct the film for Sony.Fire And Ice, which will draw from Frank Frazetta’s artwork in a similar – though perhaps not as direct – way to Sin City and Frank Miller, adapts the story from the Ralph Bakshi animation. It’s all launched when evil type Nekron sends glaciers out that destroy most of the surrounding strongholds. Humanity retreats to Fire Keep, ruled by the benevolent King Jarol. But when his daughter is kidnapped, a young warrior must venture out to save her.“I’m a lifelong Frazetta fan who was inspired by his work, like so many people,” Rodriguez tells Deadline. “It was my dream to work with him, and »

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Robert Rodriguez's 'Fire and Ice' Movie Goes to Sony

19 December 2014 6:53 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

First announced during Comic-Con 2011, Robert Rodriguez's long-planned live-action remake of the 1983 animated fantasy adventure Fire and Ice is finally moving forward at Sony. The studio has acquired a big package deal, hoping to turn the title into a franchise. The film will serve as a homage to Robert Rodriguez's friend and late artist Frank Frazetta.

Fire and Ice is an expensive buy for Sony at a time when the studio is going through troubles. The deal reunites Sony with Robert Rodriguez, as it was their Columbia Pictures division that acquired his breakout hit El Mariachi at Sundance in the early 90s. The plan is for Fire and Ice to launch a fantasy adventure series that will be informed by the paintings that Frank Frazetta has left behind.

The original Fire and Ice revolved around a small village that is destroyed by a glacier domain ruled by the evil Ice Lord Nekron. »

- MovieWeb

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Two More Photos from Netflix's "Daredevil"

18 December 2014 12:02 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Two new photos have gone online from Netflix's upcoming Marvel TV series "Daredevil" which is due to premiere on the video streaming giant next year.

Both images show star Charlie Cox in character as the blind Matt Murdock - by day he's a lawyer, by night a vigilante fighting for justice in Hell's Kitchen. One of the shots shows him in a black Frank Miller inspired costume which already appeared in another batch of stills released earlier this year.

The new EW also features a piece on Marvel's Daredevil show for Netflix. pic.twitter.com/gNc6LcMKCn

— Film Divider (@FilmDivider) December 18, 2014

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- Garth Franklin

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'Marvel's Daredevil' Photos Show Charlie Cox in Costume

18 December 2014 8:52 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Thanks to Film Divider and Entertainment Weekly, we have two new photos from Netflix's upcoming series Marvel's Daredevil. The first image shows star Charlie Cox suited up in his black Frank Miller inspired costume. The second image shows the actor as blind lawyer Matt Murdock, as he makes his way down a busy Hell's Kitchen street.

Marvel's Daredevil will be featured in this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, which has a preview of new and upcoming movies and TV shows set to be released in 2015. It is not known exactly what else is revealed about Netflix's upcoming series, or if there will be any more photos released. The image included here is from a fight scene that was revealed during Comic-Con, and is featured in the first episode. The series does not yet have a set premiere date.

Marvel's Daredevil is a live action series that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock, »

- MovieWeb

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Frank Miller artwork exhibition running in London this week

17 December 2014 5:54 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

See some of Frank Miller's artwork from his Sin City comic books, to salute the release of Sin City 2 on disc...

To salute the DVD and Blu-ray release of Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For this week, Lionsgate is putting on a special Frank Miller exhibition in London this Thursday and Friday, showcasing work from Miller's Sin City comics.

Here are some examples of Miller's wonderful art...

If you're interested in going along, then the exhibition is taking place at the 71a London Gallery in the Shoreditch area of London. Plus, if you get in quick, you can apply for tickets to a special drinks reception and Sin City 2 screening on Thursday night.

For information, and to apply for tickets. head to the gallery's website at http://71alondon.com

All artwork is (C) Frank Miller.

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Frank Miller exhibition launched in London

16 December 2014 9:29 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The artwork from legendary Frank Miller will be on display at an exhibition in London, England thanks to Lionsgate and 71a Gallery in Shoreditch to celebrate the home release of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.

See Also – DVD Review – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

From the press release:

Showcasing work from Frank’s ground-breaking first two comics, which form the storylines and visual inspiration for both Sin City films to date, the first-of-its-kind exhibition takes place on Thursday 18 December and Friday 19 December and is a must for fans of cinema and graphic novels alike.

On the evening of Thursday 18 December there will be a special private view of the exhibition and drinks reception, followed by a unique screening of Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For, with the audience seated amongst the high quality poster prints of Miller’s work.

For further info on the 71a Gallery, »

- Luke Owen

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DVD Review: 'Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For'

15 December 2014 12:42 PM, PST | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★★☆☆☆After an almost decade-long gap since Sin City (2005), you’d think that collaborators Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez would have made time to craft a watertight narrative and ensure that expectations were not only met but exceeded in belated sequel, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For (2014). Sadly, that isn’t the case. Once again pulling from those tropes of classic Noir and imbuing them with a graphic, hyper-violent gleam the follow-up also sticks to the same circular story structure as the previous film, but it simply isn’t compelling enough this time around, nor does it feature that same colourful collection of frazzled lowlifes and crazed antagonists.

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- CineVue UK

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DVD Review – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

15 December 2014 4:19 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, 2014.

Directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller.

Starring Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Eva Green, Powers Boothe, Ray Liotta, Dennis Haysbert, Christopher Meloni, Jeremy Piven, Jaime King, Juno Temple, Christopher Lloyd, Lady Gaga, Stacy Keach and Jamie Chung.

Synopsis:

Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Innovation should be rewarded. Experimentation should be commended. For those two reasons I’m awarding the second Sin City film two stars. There are reasons to celebrate the cinematic adaptation of Frank Miller’s neo-noir series of graphic novels. They are garish mash ups of old stories and new technology. Visually interesting pieces of crime fiction that expose almost every cliche the genre ever created.

I was pretty tough on the first Sin City. I admired what it aspired »

- Anghus Houvouras

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First Look at Batman's Suit From Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in Color

15 December 2014 3:08 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Many months ago, director Zack Snyder gave us our first look at Ben Affleck as Batman from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." The problem was that the photo was black and white, which left lots of detail out. Fans immediately started guessing what the real colors might be, with one popular guess being that the suit will incorporate the color blue. But now, we have the real photo, which shows a grey suit with black details, a color scheme closely resembling the one in Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns." The photo is directly from Snyder's website. And even though it still looks black and white, notice the face, which is in color. Photo: (click to enlarge) »

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First Look At Batman v Superman's Batsuit In Color

14 December 2014 12:55 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

When Ben Affleck.s batsuit was revelead months ago as a tease for the upcoming Zack Snyder film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice all we got was a dark, monochrome photo leaving colors of the suit up to the imagination. In the few months following the first photo release, fans added their own color schemes to the photos, creating the colored batsuits they.d like to see. But, now ComicBook.com saw what no one else seemed to notice. They found if you scroll over the thumbnail photos for the upcoming film on Synder.s Cruel Films website, the image becomes colorized. The blown up version of the thumbnail, seen above, features a greyish suit with black detailing. The color scheme, while incorporating a darker grey that doesn.t contrast quite as well with the black detailing is most closely related to Frank Miller.s batsuit in The Dark »

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‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ Blu-ray 3D Review

14 December 2014 9:58 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Powers Boothe, Dennis Haysbert, Ray Liotta, Christopher Meloni, Jeremy Piven, Christopher Lloyd, Jaime King, Juno Temple | Written by Frank Miller | Directed by Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

It was an invite to review a Blu-ray like any other, or so I thought. You get your disc, you take your chances. Sometimes everyone goes home with a smile on their faces, sometimes people go to the emergency room… without any face. I heard from the people that know that a sequel to Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City was in town. Looking for trouble. Out to bust some heads and blow some minds. Sin City and me, we go way back. We had history. Once we’d been lovers but time had moved us apart. So when this new bozo turns up, A Dame to Kill For, »

- Jack Kirby

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'Captain America' Is "Gucci Guilty"

9 December 2014 9:03 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek another new commercial spot by director Frank Miller ("Sin City") for the fragrance "Gucci Guilty", starring Chris Evans ("Captain America: The Winter Soldier")  and Evan Rachel Wood ("True Blood"):

Gucci is an Italian fashion brand, part of the Gucci Group, owned by French company Kering formerly known as Ppr.

The company was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence in 1921, and is now the the biggest-selling Italian brand. 

Gucci operates stores worldwide, wholesaling products through franchisees and upscale department stores. In 2013 Gucci was valued at $ 12.1 Billion, with sales of $4.7 billion.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Chris Evans and Evan Rachel Wood for "Gucci Guilty"... 

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- Michael Stevens

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Superhero Bits: Fantastic Four, Ant-Man, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy, Suicide Squad

3 December 2014 5:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Could Frank Miller be doing another Batman comic book series. Want to hear Chadwick Boseman talking about Black Panther? Who is Judy Greer playing in Ant-Man? What did David Ayer say about the cast of Suicide Squad? How is The Thing going to move in Fantastic Four? Where can ladies buy some incredibly amazing Guardians […]

The post Superhero Bits: Fantastic Four, Ant-Man, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy, Suicide Squad appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Frank Miller and Scott Snyder to collaborate on Batman: The Dark Knight Returns threequel

3 December 2014 1:05 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

According to a report from Bleeding Cool, Frank Miller is set to team with current Batman writer Scott Snyder to pen a threequel to Miller’s seminal comic book The Dark Knight Returns and its less-seminal sequel The Dark Knight Strikes Again.

According to the site, the story “would concern Carrie Kelley, the Robin of Dark Knight, now in her elder years. She is now in a similar position to that of Bruce Wayne in the original Dark Knight, and she is seeking her own successor to protect Gotham.”

With Miller unwell and unable to draw the book, it’s said that DC co-publisher Dan Didio wants to see multiple artists working on the series, including Greg Capullo, Jim Lee, Andy Kubert, Marc Silvestri, while Snyder is keen on Sean Murphy.

Are you excited about the prospect of another entry in the Dark Knight universe, with Miller writing alongside Scott Snyder? »

- Gary Collinson

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Comics: Scott Snyder And Frank Miller To Co-Write The Dark Knight 3

3 December 2014 8:43 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The graphic novel widely regarded as one of the best Batman stories ever written is getting a second sequel. After Frank Miller returned to his future Gotham in 2001, Scott Snyder, the man behind Batman: Endgame is teaming up with comic book legend Miller (300, Sin City) to write a sequel to the classic Dark Knight Returns, the inspiration to Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Snyder has been doing some incredible work on Batman since the introduction of DC's New 52, working on stories such as Court/Night of Owls and Zero Year. According to BleedingCool the story is likely to be set much further into the future than the first story and will revolve around an older Carrie Kelley (the original story's Robin) as she looks for a successor to watch over Gotham once she is gone. Unfortunately Miller isn't well enough to do the book's artwork and DC are currently »

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Steven DeKnight Teases Easter Eggs for Marvel’S Daredevil; Expresses Interest in Bringing The Punisher Back to the Big Screen

1 December 2014 9:10 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

While prepping to shoot the Daredevil season finale, showrunner Steven DeKnight took to Twitter to answer some questions about the upcoming Netflix series.  The show stars Charlie Cox as the title character, but his rendition of Daredevil may look less familiar to some because thanks to the first stills that dropped about two months ago, we know that Daredevil isn’t beginning the show with his iconic red costume, suggesting that DeKnight and co. may be sticking close to Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.’s Daredevil: Man Without Fear. But even if that is the case, you can expect the show to branch out to a degree because during that Twitter Q&A, DeKnight confirmed that Daredevil will follow in the footsteps of basically every Marvel big and small screen project and include Easter eggs.  Hit the jump for more on that and for DeKnight’s interest in working with The Punisher. »

- Perri Nemiroff

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10 Unproduced Comic Pitches You Need To See

30 November 2014 1:32 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

DC Comics

Creating a comic is a complex process. Many writers state a preference for writing funnybooks over all other media: compared to, say, the struggling auteurs trying to maintain their vision in the light of the studio system and dozens (if not hundreds) of cast and crew members who work on a film production. Comic books, meanwhile, have a lot less people working on the, but they’re no less susceptible to the vagaries of fluctuating budgets, meddling head honchos and the changing marketplaces. Just as there are umpteen amazing unproduced movie scripts and projects out there, so too are plenty of unrealised comic pitches.

There are word documents which have been confined to a writer’s desktop, books which have been pencilled and never gotten past that point, revamps that were killed off before characters could even be resurrected. Through the annals of comics history there are lost masterpieces, »

- Tom Baker

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Are Bruce Wayne's parents the most killed characters in movie history?

18 November 2014 6:34 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Walk down the wrong alleyway in Gotham City and you're in for a nasty shock. Nobody has found this out more frequently (or violently) than Thomas and Martha Wayne, the most murdered people in all of film and television history apart from Sean Bean.

This event proves to be a formative moment in the life of a young Bruce Wayne, the turning point that spurs him on to a life of fighting crime as a masked vigilante.

With the news that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will recreate this iconic Dark Knight moment, Digital Spy looks back at some of the screen recreations of that fateful Gotham night.

Batman (1989)

The first big screen depiction of the Waynes' death happened in Tim Burton's 1989 blockbuster. Here there's a twist in the tale as it's not Joe Chill but Jack Napier (later reborn as The Joker) who ambushes the millionaires.

Switching »

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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Sin City 2, 22 Jump Street

17 November 2014 2:57 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

This week: We drag our sorry ass back to Sin City, order up more Jump Street, and reluctantly head Into the Storm. ► After a certain amount of time, some sequels fall into .why bother?. Had Sin City: A Dame To Kill For come out a few years after the classic original, it would have had a much better fate. But nine years? What was original and cutting edge the first time around felt a bit moldy, with Frank Miller adapting some of his »

- John Law

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Batman v Superman to recreate iconic Dark Knight origins scene

17 November 2014 2:34 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Spoilers: This article contains details on Batman v Superman that some readers may wish to avoid.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will feature an iconic scene from the Dark Knight's origins.

During filming in Chicago last week, Zack Snyder's superhero blockbuster recreated the moment when Bruce Wayne witnessed his parents being murdered after an alleyway mugging.

The scene first played out in the November 1939 issue of Detective Comics, with Joe Chill identified as the killer.

Subsequent films, TV shows, comics and video games have replayed the murder, although Tim Burton's 1989 Batman changed the killer from Chill to Jack Nicholson's Jack Napier, who eventually became The Joker.

A photo posted by Dan Marcus (@danimalish) on Nov 11, 2014 at 2:48pm Pst

Batman v Superman has taken inspiration from Frank Miller's Dark Knight Returns graphic novel by showing the Waynes getting ambushed outside a cinema after seeing The Mark of Zorro »

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