FROM SPLASH PAGE: "Green Lantern" and "Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds isn't the only guy pulling double duty with some of comics most popular characters these days. Next year, "Green Lantern" movie (and former "FlashForward" television series) co-writer Marc Guggenheim will jump into the driver's seat on DC's "Action Comics" series and script the adventures of the Man of Steel himself, Superman.
With DC already announcing that its next big event will kick off in 2010 with the title "War of the Supermen," it looks to be a big year for Kal-El. I caught up with Guggenheim to get more details on his upcoming debut as the regular writer on one of the industry's longest-running series, and what he has planned for one of the world's most popular superheroes.
Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Marc Guggenheim Jumps From Green Lantern To Superman As New 'Action Comics' Writer
Just last month, producers David Goyer and Brannon Braga were touting their latest television effort "FlashForward" here on Movies Blog. Both viewers and critics alike mostly embraced the ABC series following the premiere — but flash-forward one month later to today, and the Joseph Fiennes/John Cho-starring series seems to have hit a significant snag.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, executive producer and co-showrunner Marc Guggenheim is abandoning his "FlashForward" post, leaving David Goyer as the sole showrunner. Read More...
FROM SPLASH PAGE: The "Green Lantern" movie is rolling right along, co-screenwriter Marc Guggenheim tells us -- even if digressions about other comics characters sometimes distract them from the task at hand.
"This morning, we sat down to talk Green Lantern," Guggenheim told MTV, "and we ended up riffing for an hour and a half on another, much more obscure character. Sometimes, you just have to roll with it when inspiration strikes, you know? I'm sure the studio wouldn't be happy about it, but we're not going to blow the deadline. We'll get it in."
Read more about casting Superman's cameo and other updates to the "Green Lantern" movie on SplashPage.MTV.com.