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Last June it was announced that Warner Bros. and producer Joel Silver were to develop a big screen take on the hugely popular children's superhero property Ben 10, and while we've heard very little since, Duncan Rouleau and Steven Seagle - two members of Man of Action Studios, the team behind Ben 10 and the new Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon - have briefly updated the status of the project in an interview with MTV Splash Page.
"We’ve met with Silver a couple of times but it’s very early in the development stages to really discuss it any further than that. Other than we are also equally as excited by the prospects," said Rouleau, while his colleague Seagle provided a little more insight: "It’s a live action film as far as we know... They’ve commissioned a script, which is exciting and we had a lot of cool conversations »
Back in April, we brought you the news when Keanu Reeves (47 Ronin) spoke about the third Bill & Ted installment, revealing that the project was not only in motion but, the writers were just weeks away from turning in a draft of the script that will follow 1989′s Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and 1991′s Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey.
“I believe the writers are six weeks away from a draft. No pressure, guys! When we last got together, part of it was that Bill and Ted were supposed to have written the song that saved the world, and it hasn’t happened. So they’ve now become kind of possessed by trying to do that. Then there’s an element of time and they have to go back.”
Now, while speaking with the UK’s Independent, Mr. Reeves offered the following update:
“Yeah, we have a script, »
- Jason Moore
In a line-up that sounds like geek heaven, the cast and crew of Fringe and Alcatraz and the producers of the DC superhero cartoons Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series will be among those heading to WonderCon 2012.
Warner Bros Television has announced its panels and screenings for the pop-culture event, which is on from March 16 to 18 at Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California. The usual venue, San Francisco's Moscone Centre, is undergoing renovations.
The Wbtv line-up kicks off on the big screen on Friday, March 16, with an exclusive advance screening of a never-before-seen episode of The Secret Circle and an 'explosive' episode of Person of Interest.
- David Bentley
3 items from 2012
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