When we caught up with Adam Savage at San Diego Comic Con, he was excited to talk about all things Star Wars. For one thing, he’s got a special Star Wars episode of MythBusters coming up. For another, though, he visited the set of The Force Awakens, and saw something really, really cool.
Things don't turn out so well for Jon Favreau's character Happy Hogan in this slightly different version of his meeting with an Extremis-powered henchman in Iron Man 3. In fact, the third installment of the Iron Man franchise could have proved fatal to Happy.
Today in perfect casting decisions: Bill Murray has been selected to provide the voice of Baloo the bear in Disney's remake of The Jungle Book.
This could be the most interesting new TV show of the next year or so. MTV has ordered Shannara, based on the heroic fantasy novels by Terry Brooks, straight to series. The first season will be 10 episodes, based on The Elfstones of Shannara.
There are two movie adaptations of The Jungle Book in the works right now, but only one of them will feature the leonine voice of Sir Ben Kingsley. Kingsley will be voicing the panther Bagheera opposite Idris Elba's Shere Khan.
There's going to be a Shannara TV series. (Hooray!) And it's going to be on MTV, which is... interesting. And with Iron Man's Jon Favreau directing. Can Favreau really recreate our epic-fantasy dreams on basic cable?
The pilot for Eric Kripke and J.J. Abrams' blackout series Revolution — directed by Iron Man's Jon Favreau — is online right now! The series takes place 15 years after a worldwide blackout takes out every single electrical device on the planet, including engines and batteries.
Mickey Rourke was the best thing about Iron Man 2, and now he's wreaking havoc in a bear-tooth hat in The Immortals. How does he go about creating such memorably batshit villains? We were lucky enough to speak with him one on one recently, and he told us his evil secrets.
The secret Hollywood geek brain trust has produced an interesting new TV idea — and it sounds like a mashup of The X-Files with The West Wing. Jon Favreau, Roberto Orci, Seth Green and Michael Dougherty have penned a pilot, that could be the greatest thing ever created, or The Event season two.
Summer science fiction movies are about spectacle. Gods channel lightning; robots deconstruct themselves in gleaming slivers of computer-generated light. All most of us really want when we plunk down our money for these blockbusters is to see something giant and fantastic that we've never seen before.
Guillermo del Toro isn't just one of the great directors of horror and fantasy — he's also an uncompromising visionary, who calls it likes he sees it. We've been blown away by del Toro's words of wisdom before.
Long ago, Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau was slated to direct his own John Carter of Mars movie adaptation. Alas, the project was damned to development purgatory.
San Diego Comic Con is a mosh pit of tastemakers. A good showing at Comic Con can generate unstoppable buzz for a project, that can last for months. A weak showing can deal a devastating setback to a creator's dreams.
Word to the wise: do not mess with Harrison Ford, no matter how good you look in chaps, Daniel Craig. Watch the first ever clip from Cowboys & Aliens — and remember, if you're going to hit Han Solo in the mouth, make sure you knock him out.
A "Calamity Jane"-inspired cowgirl lassos a big alien reptile, in some concept art from Cowboys and Aliens. But wait — there aren't any big reptilian animals in Jon Favreau's movie, are there?
Could this be the biggest movie summer of all time? It's sure looking like it. Almost every weekend features at least one, and maybe two or three, movies with a science fiction, fantasy or comics pedigree.
Reach for the alien-infested sky! Jon Favreau has released a brand new Cowboys & Aliens trailer showcasing a healthy amount of dialogue from the cast, including Sam Rockwell! Can this genre mash-up movie really be all things to all people?
Earlier this week we saw the aliens from Cowboys & Aliens first hand at WonderCon. The one thing that stuck out wasn't the spoilery alien reveal, but the religious banter between the cowboys. How much of Jon Favreau's film is going to challenge people's faith?
Jon Favreau and Roberto Orci were on hand to debut about nine minutes of brand new Cowboys and Aliens footage, including the big alien money shot. So what did they look like, read our description now!