Article by Ramsey Boeckholt
When Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon team up for a Christmas flick, they're not looking to remake "The Santa Clause." As such, this November's "Four Christmases" isn't a cookie-cutter flick about rounding up the entire family on Christmas day and watching the excitement and hilarity that ensues. No, it’s about an ever-worsening trend in American culture: Divorce.
“The movie is all about family,” Witherspoon told us recently of the currently filming flick. “It’s about the connection with your mother and your father, and those dynamics, so I really think people are going to relate to it.”
"It’s going great. It’s very funny, and I’m having a lot of fun doing it," Vaughn said of the film, which follows a married couple struggling on Christmas day to visit each of their four divorced parents. Read More...
- “It’s not the mileage, it’s the years?” Steven Spielberg and George Lucas discuss “Kingdom of the Crustal Skull.” (Entertainment Weekly)
- While their star discusses the possibility of Indy 5…in twenty years. (USA Today)
- This is where the magic happens: Jon Favreau takes us on a tour of Tony Stark’s pad. (Yahoo)
- Ashley Tisdale in negotiations for “Teen Witch,” a fantasy musical. (Hollywood Reporter)
- Ridley Scott taps Casey Affleck for “The Kind One,” the story of an amnesiac who winds up working for a mobster. (Variety)
Remember the last property you worshipped that was bastardized by Hollywood? Alright all of you irate "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" fans, sit down. Now to be fair, thus far most of what we've seen of "Iron Man" has gotten we, the die-hards, pretty pumped. Like how they're using the armor from that first "Tales of Suspense" appearance?!? And the fact that they're apparently setting up James Rhodes to don his own armor in a sequel? And what about those glimpses of Iron Monger?!?
Okay, sorry. Lost it for a second. But seriously, what do you think? We want to hear from you. It's T-minus three weeks until "Iron Man" opens. What NEEDS to be in the flick? Hints of Tony Stark's alcoholism? A cameo by Stan Lee? Some memorable quote or allusion that makes Iron Man the character and franchise you love? We'll be taking the best comments to the cast, and it might even end up on MTV.
It's now or never! Sound off. What damn well better be in "Iron Man" to make you, the loyal fan, happy?
Up, up and away! OK, so maybe it's a different superhero that typically spits out that catchphrase, but in this spankin' new photo from the highly anticipated blockbuster flick "Iron Man," Tony Stark is in the early stages of elbowing into Superman's airspace.
This screenshot is an early peek from the "Iron Man" Super Bowl TV spot that will air on Sunday. It's also significant because it gives fans a peek at the underground garage of billionaire industrialist Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and one of his early versions of the iconic suit, both of which we could only describe after we crashed the Marvel Comics set in June. Read More...
Jon Favreau is hard at work at putting the final bells and whistles on "Iron Man," but the director told MTV News that he's already keen on starting his next project, an animated film called "Neanderthals." No, like, right now.
"We've been discussing this for almost four years now and it's finally coming to fruition. It's written and ready to go," he enthused of the motion capture film. "[I'm hoping] we could do the mo-cap before the potential actors strike [June 2008]. I would then theoretically work on the animated part of it over the next couple of years." Read More...
"Avengers Assemble!" Marvel's mightiest team join forces to fight foes no single superhero can withstand. But if Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, and Ant-Man thought Count Nefaria or the Krees were formidable – wait'll they get a load of the Countless Nerds and the Geeks, who will dissect every announcement and decision from the film like it was the word of God.
Bring 'em on, says "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau, who, not only thinks that "The Avengers" is "a great idea," but even told MTV News that he might like to direct it. Read More...
By now, you know the drill. To see what it's like to be a Hollywood star at Comic-Con, we asked celebs to snap photos for us and send them in with captions. We've already presented "Shoot 'Em Up" director Michael Davis and "Stargate" actress Amanda Tapping.
We're now happy to present "Iron Man" Jon Favreau's exclusive photo diary. In it, you'll see Jon hanging with such familiar faces as Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler, Gwyneth Paltrow, and JJ Abrams. It's good stuff, so click here to check it out.
Among the many famous people we spoke at Comic-Con this past weekend was "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau, who engaged us in a lengthy discussion about his upcoming Marvel epic. Check out the clip below to hear Favreau discuss the evolution of his superhero's metallic battle-suit, and after that, click here for the article and even more videos.
As someone fronting a film that features a member of the Avengers, Marvel's classic superhero group, Jon Favreau probably knows a little something about Hollywood politics. As Favreau states to MTV News, however, Marvel's plan of reclaiming control of their various superhero characters is opening the door to a motion picture that brings together multiple franchises. Hear him describe it first-hand below.
Check out all of our exclusive Comic-Con interviews right here.
Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee may be fond of breaking out his catchphrase "'nuff said," but when it came to the first-ever Marvel Studios panel, there was plenty of big news to talk about.
First up was "The Incredible Hulk," Marvel's relaunching of one of their most popular -- if theatrically flawed -- characters. Director Louis Leterrier, Marvel honchos Avi Arad and Kevin Feige, producer Gale Anne Hurd and actors Edward Norton and Liv Tyler greeted the crowd of 6,500. (Read the full article and see more photos after the jump.)