• Fantastic FourFox News has a look at  online comic fans'negative reactions to the advance screenings of Fantastic Four.
  • Marvel Studios CEO Avi Arad expects Fantastic Four to top the box office this weekend and eventually take in $100 million at North American theaters.
  • Avi Arad also addressed the Internet rumors that David O. Russell will be directing Silver Surfer: "That's news to me."
  • Fantastic Four Director Tim Story told RopesofSilicon that the comic book fans were relentless: "They were killing me, I was at Comic-Con getting booed, but I knew the material as well as they did... I was a fan as well."
  • Julian McMahon, who plays Doctor Doom said he's taking a wait-and-see approach to if his character will return for the sequel: "I think on how well the movie does and I think it also depends on the response to Doctor Doom."
  •  Auto designer Andy Smith, who built the Batmobile for Batman Begins and the 1989 Batman, talks to CTV.ca about the making of the Batmobile, his love for cars and reveals that he's currently working on special effects for X-Men 3.
  • Micharl Chiklis says he will only agree to play The Thing in the Fantastic Four sequel if he's guaranteed a zipper in his costume.
  • Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced a Justice League of America videogame for the Sony PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Xbox video game systems. Set for release in fall 2006, the Justice League of America game will be a super hero action role-playing game.
  • Starwars.com has word on the new Unleashed figures for 2005: Armed with a body shield and a Wookiee blaster, Chewbacca battles the amassing droids during an amphibious assault. On the lava-rich mining planet of Mustafar, a legion of clone troopers accompany the newly-appointed Emperor to retrieve the mutilated body of Darth Vader. Donning the uniform of a stormtrooper, the sly smuggler Han Solo is on a daring mission with Luke Skywalker and Chewbacca to rescue Princess Leia Organa from her scheduled execution on the massive Death Star.
  • And if you're into Star Wars figures, TheForce.net has a great look at the future of the Hasbro line.
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