What is Movie News After Dark? It’s a nightly column dedicated to links. These links will take you places. Mostly to great articles with topics rooted in the entertainment industry. Sometimes to shenanigans. You just never know. Especially if you don’t read before clicking.
Comic-Con begins this week, and as you might expect, our team will be there to bring you all the play-by-play. If you’re around the San Diego Convention Center this coming weekend, keep an eye out for the Rejects. Also, you should read this 25 easy rules of Comic-Con etiquette over at io9. We will adhere to at least 10 of these. We promise.
So far, the best idea that anyone can come up with in the “find a way to keep Friday Night Lights going” contest is this: a film adaptation. Even though Universal studios has denied it, word is that a big screen project is in the works based on the hit show. It’s in the hands of Peter Berg, so it can’t be all bad.
Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel is getting a zero-hour rewrite. His 300 collaborator Kurt Johnstad is on to take a pass at a script that has already been in the capable hands of both David Goyer and Jonathan Nolan. There’s no indication that there’s any reason to worry, as the film is still yet to begin shooting.
Joe Johnston is talking to press in advance of Captain America, and instead of talking about The First Avenger, of course the press wants to talk about other projects that exist in future development land. Among those is Jurassic Park 4. Johnston is involved. It starts a new trilogy. A new direction.
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