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Masters of the Universe: Revelation Review 'GREAT return to ETERNIA! Great animation, exhilarating action, jaw dropping moments'

Sony Planning Female SuperHero Film In 2017

Though the progress of its rebooted and ever-expanding Spider-Man universe isn’t moving forward as it might like, with road bumps such as having to move The Amazing Spider-Man 3 from 2016 into 2018, Sony appears ready to head off in interesting directions. Deadline is reporting that the studio is figuring out a film featuring a female lead superhero for 2017. No details have been announced about who might be the focus of such a story, only that Burn Notice veteran Lisa Joy , who is working on the new Westworld HBO series with husband Jonathan Nolan , has been hired to write a script by producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. Speculation will naturally gear up now as to which of the Spider-Universe’s characters will get her shot at a solo film, with possibilities including Silver Sable, Firestarter and Spider-Woman . Then, of course, there’s Black Cat, AKA Felicia Hardy , who was nodded to in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with Felicity Jones’ character, but wasn’t actually established

J.J. Abrams‘ & Jonathan Nolan To Deliver Westworld TO HBO

In one of the biggest commitments ever for HBO , the pay cable network has nabbed Westworld , a drama series inspired by Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie. The project, from J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot, Person Of Interest creator Jonathan Nolan , producer Jerry Weintraub and Warner Bros TV, has received a pilot production commitment. It marks the first major cable sale for Bad Robot, which had been focused on broadcast TV for the past few years with such series as Fringe, Person Of Interest, Revolution and the upcoming Believe. Written by Nolan and Lisa Joy (Burn Notice), Westworld is described as a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. WME-repped Nolan is set to direct the pilot, which he and UTA-repped Joy will executive produce with Abrams, Weintraub and Bryan Burk. Kathy Lingg is co-executive producing, while Athena Wickam serves as a producer. Warner Bros TV is producing with Bad Robot, Jerry Weintraub Prods. and Kilter Films. This marks