Posts by Will Perkins

Johannson and Rourke Join Iron-Man 2

Both long rumoured to be in talks for roles in Iron-Man 2, news broke today that Scarlett Johannson and Mickey Rourke have officially signed on for the Marvel sequel. Johannson will play S.H.I.E.L.D agent Black Widow, while Rourke will be playing the villain Whiplash. John Favreau returns to the director’s chair and Robert Downey Jr. […]

‘Watchmen’ Take Over the Streets of Toronto

The end is nigh according to some Watchmen themed street art in the alleyways of Toronto’s Queen Street West. Hero Complex has posted a number of great photos from the area around Silver Snail where the street art can be seen. Very cool. Watchmen hit the streets in Toronto @ Hero Complex Full gallery here […]

Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell Trailer Online

You can chalk this post up as an excuse to post a picture of the lovely Alison Lohman.  Yahoo Movies has posted the trailer for Drag Me to Hell, the latest film from director Sam Raimi, his first non-Web Crawler film in nearly a decade.  Raimi who wrote and directed the three Spider-Man films, as […]

Has Kenneth Branagh Found his Thor?

Latino Review has a scoop regarding the Kenneth Branagh directed Thor movie from Marvel.  At this point it is unsubstantiated, but apparently Branagh was spotted having lunch with Alexander Skarsgård(son of Stellan Skarsgård), best known for his work on HBO‘s excellent Generation Kill and so-so True Blood.  Skarsgard, long a fan favourite to play the […]

Bay Pursuing Frank Welker for Transformers 2

Fans of the original Transformers cartoon were up in arms when director Michael Bay passed up Frank Welker for the voice of Megatron, the role he originated in the 80’s cartoon. Instead the role of Megatron went to actor Hugo Weaving, with Welker reprising his role only in the Transformers video game that accompanied the […]

Raiders of the Lost Ark Brainstorming Transcript Leaked

Mystery Man on Film has leaked a 125-page transcript of a 1978 brainstorming session for Raiders of the Lost Ark, with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan.  Two of these men, Lucas and Spielberg, both fresh off of Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind respectively, are at their creative peak for […]

Fox Planning to Ruin Perfectly Good Marvel Properties… Again!

Not satisfied with making two terrible Fantastic Four movies, 20th Century Fox is once again poised to ruin Fantastic Four: this time from scratch.  IESB.net is reporting that in addition to rebooting the Daredevil franchise(oh goody.) Fox will be going in a different direction for the next Fantastic Four.  In the wake of serious comic […]

Star Wars TV Series Casting Begins

The oft mentioned and long anticipated live-action Star Wars television show has apparently begun the casting process.  The MTV Movies Blog interviewed actress Rose Byrne at a junket for her new film Knowing, and she let slip that many of her friends had already auditioned for the Star Wars series.  Byrne, no stranger to the […]

67 of the Best 4kb Java Games You’ll Ever Play

It’s amazing what you can pack into 4096 bytes.  Java4k.com, a site dedicated to the creation and distribution of 4kb Java games, and has compiled a list of the top microscopic games of the year.  Among the best are 4k versions of classics like Asteroids, Brickbreaker, Tower Defense and Mega Man. A standout for me […]

Who Will Wield Green Lantern’s Ring?

Hal Jordan, arguably the most well known wielder of the Green Lantern power ring is finally coming to the big screen.  But who will play the iron-willed test pilot? Ryan Gosling and Emile Hirsch were both approached for the part of Hal Jordan, but have reportedly both turned down the offer.  Anton Yelchin who will […]

Mirror’s Edge 2D Flash Game

The fine folks at Borne Games, creators of the popular flash game World 2, have collaborated with Electronic Arts to create a 2D side-scrolling version of the free-running action game Mirror’s Edge. The game features all the same free-running acrobatics that made the 3D version so exhilarating to play, in a perfectly executed 2D format.  […]

Thoughts on Watchmen

I’m not going to write a full review, since at this point I feel that I can’t add much that hasn’t already been said in dozens of other reviews.  So instead I’ll just post a list of the things I liked, the things I disliked.  I have a laundry list of things I wish they […]

Quake Live Public Beta Now Open

id Software‘s web-based first person shooter Quake Live entered the open beta stage of development last week. Quake Live, based on id‘s popular 1999 shooter Quake III Arena is a free multiplayer browser based first person shooter. For those of you wanting an nostalgic throwback to the world of PC gaming circa 1999(man, that makes […]

Star Trek Trailer Hits

The final trailer for J.J. Abrams Star Trek prequel/sequel has hit the web and can be seen on Apple.com.  The trailer can also be seen this weekend attached to the much anticipated adapation of  Watchmen. Star Trek trailer @ Apple.com Don’t get me wrong, I think this movie looks good.  I just don’t know if […]

A Boy and His Blob Announced for the Wii

Nintendo and Majesco recently unveiled a sequel to their classic NES game A Boy and His Blob for the Wii. The animated sidescroller tells the story of the friendship between a boy and his pet alien blob. The boy can feed various types of jellybeans to the blob, each one allowing the blob to transform […]

Final Wolverine Trailer

USA Today has posted the final theatrical trailer for the Wolverine movie a day early.  X-Men Origins: Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman as the titular mutant and opens May 1st. Update: Now with postage stamp-sized embedded video goodness!  Hit the full screen button to make it bigger. Wolverine Trailer @ USA Today While the involvement of […]

Public Enemies Trailer

The first trailer for Michael Mann‘s 1930’s gangster flick Public Enemies has hit the web.  The film stars Johnny Depp as depression-era outlaw John Dillinger and Christian Bale as Agent Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent tasked to track and capture him. The caliber of those involved with this film make it one of this years […]