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(UPDATED!!) NY Licensing Show: Pics! FANTASTIC 4 & THE SILVER SURFER! HARRY POTTER 5! TENACIOUS D! BEE MOVIE!! & MORE!!


UPDATED 06/22/06 9:25 AM CDT USA

Merrick added a straggler image...WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE artwork...at bottom of article.


Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with the first of 3 articles featuring Pitdoc's coverage and spy pics from the floor of the New York Licensing Show. His report is below with images from the promotional set-ups for FANTASTIC 4 2 (boring poster except for the new title), HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX (looks like Harry's trimmed his hippy cut from the last couple movies... and yes, I knew it was the 5th book, but my sleep deprived brain saw me type Fantastic 4 and decided to carry the 4 over. Sorry about that, Potterheads. All is fixed now...), the greatest movie of the year TENACIOUS D IN THE PICK OF DESTINY and the Jerry Seinfeld animated flick at Dreamworks called BEE MOVIE. This is the show where it was recently found out that INDIANA JONES 4 has a 2008 release date penciled in by Lucasfilm. Nifty, eh?

Look to the other articles for more pics, including the below mentioned FAIRIES, SPIDEY 3, WATER HORSE, GOLDEN COMPASS and much more!!!

Hey guys. Pitdoc here with greetings from NYC & the 2006 Licensing Show . Its the show every year when companies try to market images or ideas, be them from movies, videos,or even games.. This year showed a bit of a resurgance in some companies marketing movies, but some disappointment in others. First, the disappointments..

As it is every year, Marvel, while having blockbuster movies in the theaters, had a thoroughly lackluster booth, with NO good promotion of the X-men,and only a few so-so posters for upcoming movies (Spiderman 3, and interestingly, "The Fantastic 4 & The Silver Surfer" ? ).





Disney seemed to have no new Pixar movies out, and the only thing they seemed to be promoting( BIGTIME) was "Faeries" .Now I'm not sure if this will be a movie or TV series, but apparently, they'be got Tinkerbelle and her entire clan of tiny winged ladies hitting the big time....And they look...ahem.... alarmingly hot ( Insert sick joke here) .

Dreamworks only seemed to have two movies they were pushing.. Kung Fu Panda, and Bee Movie.





Unfrotunately, Warner Bros didnt seem to be pushing Superman THAT hard . Though they had some nice walls with pictures of cartoon Dc characters, as well as teaser wallof The harry Potter Movie, as well as Where the Wild Things are.. But no big push on any of them..





But , for the first time in years, the big winner was ...New Line..Havent seem them with such a good lineup since LOTR. They had several large promo manequins from The Golden Compass, as well as wall sized posters for Hairspray and Tenacious D.But the best thing was their trailer screen ,showing trailers for at least TEN movies, among them Mr Woodcock , a trailer for the video game War for Middle Earth , Tenacious D, The Martian Child, Shoot Em Up ( An action flick with Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti,and Monica Bellucci) , A movie called Mimzy ( something about a toy bunny and other dimensions), Fracture, The Nativity , and a large making of video ,with some CGI, for the Golden Compass. Oh,,yes,, and of course ....Snakes on a MFing Plane!!. Now I'm not sure if some or any of these have played ( I know TCM:The Beginning , has), but New Line hit it out of the park with their booth. Another thing, it was for " buyers only" was a promotional video , with pre-prod CGI, for Transformers, with interviews of Spielburg & Bay. Hope you enjoy the pics...






Now, here's a display for the Spike Jonez adpatation of Maurice Sendak's WHERE THE WILD THINGS are, due in theaters May 2008.







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  • June 21, 2006, 8:10 a.m. CST

    make it so

    by JeanLuc Dickhard

  • June 21, 2006, 8:12 a.m. CST

    Tenacious D...

    by AmirReza

    Cannot wait for that. Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer? I think they'll just change the name of that to FF2. Won't stop it being ass though.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:15 a.m. CST

    The Silver Surfer?

    by Sean38

    Well, I guess it's in keeping with the goofy tone of the first Fantastic Four movie. But seriously. He's a SURFER. A guy, who surfs, in outer space. Best of luck bringing that to the big screen.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:18 a.m. CST

    Potter . . .

    by Nice Marmot

    . . . Harry . . . Potter.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:19 a.m. CST

    I guess it's better than FF2...

    by Timelord2112

    But Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer?! That is a preliminary name right? If this next movie has Galactus, maybe they will be able to do what Singer did with X-men United and make a sequel that kicks the crap out of the first one! (not a super difficult thing to do, but still..)

  • June 21, 2006, 8:19 a.m. CST

    Tooooo sooooonn

    by Wazoo

    It's too soon in this talkback to be properly sarcastic.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:21 a.m. CST

    Keanu Reeves as the Surfer...

    by Wazoo

    ...and Patrick Swayze as Galactus.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:24 a.m. CST

    Harry Potter and the Silver Surfer

    by Squashua

    Way to go, F4; announcing the Silver Surfer and not showing him is genius!

  • June 21, 2006, 8:29 a.m. CST

    Stan Lee is SPINNING in his grave....

    by grendelson138

    The Silver Surfer was always his baby. He wouldn't let anyone else touch it for over 20 years. Now any Tom, Dick and Hollywood Harry can rape the Silver Surfer. WHAT??!!!?? STAN'S STILL ALIVE!!! CAN THERE REALLY BE A GOD???!!!

  • June 21, 2006, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Fantastic

    by yippee_ki_yay

    Do they really think the silver surfer is going to help this movie? How bout Fantastic Four and The Better Script.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:41 a.m. CST

    must marry Kessica Alba

    by wolack22

    musssssssst........ sooooooooo hotttttttttttttttttttttttt. Sorry but anyone who didn't like Fantastic four is an idiot for the simple reason that, not to like fantastic four is not to like the hotness that is Jessica Alba.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:43 a.m. CST

    OOTP is actually HARRY POTTER 5

    by LilOgre

    Not 4. That was GOF.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:50 a.m. CST

    First?

    by robert7926

    First?

  • June 21, 2006, 8:59 a.m. CST

    MR WOODCOCK? Are the Olson Twins in that?

    by Baron Karza

    What about Max Woody?

  • June 21, 2006, 9:05 a.m. CST

    Is it wrong that I don't care about any of these?

    by brycemonkey

    Just saying is all. Meh. Meh! MEH!

  • June 21, 2006, 9:14 a.m. CST

    The surfer doesn't get his own flick?

    by Doctor_Sin

    How about the Silver Net Surfer - and have some AICN TBer coated in metallic super-metal that increases his sarcasm level tenfold?

  • June 21, 2006, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Speaking of the Olsen twins

    by Purgatori

    I now know what all those dudes feel like that lusted for them before they were 18. Harry Potter is hot. When the hell did that happen? (insert obligatory "how big is your wand" comment here)

  • June 21, 2006, 9:18 a.m. CST

    surfer

    by REDLEAF

    ease off the surfer sean38!! i heard they were making a movie for the surfer alone {avi arad said so} but fuck it , i'll take him in fantastic, maybe it will be a showcase for him to spin off into his own film. all hail the surfer man! please God don't let him be nick lachey!

  • June 21, 2006, 9:25 a.m. CST

    Fantastic 42 year Old Virgin?

    by JackPumpkinhead

    Another sequel? Aw.

  • June 21, 2006, 9:29 a.m. CST

    Stan Lee never left.

    by JackPumpkinhead

    And I see the wizard Harry is getting hairy. Oh, the zits, the stupid voice, the red face and the sulking "you don't understand meeeeee!" will follow soon, and what will ya do then, executive board of whoever-is-producing those? Still proudly haven't watched a single Hairy Pooper movie, by the way.

  • June 21, 2006, 9:43 a.m. CST

    Silver Surfer

    by Dragulf

    is my favorite Marvel character. Especially after he gets the Quantum bands and becomes the Keeper. Galacticus is no match!

  • June 21, 2006, 9:53 a.m. CST

    That pic of Silver Surfer is amazing!

    by Capt. Murphy

    Yeah, I know there's no pic, I just wanted to make people think they're missing something that they're not.

  • June 21, 2006, 10:06 a.m. CST

    Seem to remember a rumor...

    by REDD

    years ago that Vin Diesel was being considered to play the Silver Surfer

  • June 21, 2006, 10:09 a.m. CST

    Michael Rosenbaum

    by Purgatori

    should be the Surfer, he's got the build, the bald, and the voice. Nuff said.

  • June 21, 2006, 10:12 a.m. CST

    You mention Where the Wild Things Are but don't show

    by half vader

    a pic? Was it just a logo? Did they show that Henson Animatronic goodness? Gots ta know!

  • June 21, 2006, 10:21 a.m. CST

    Mimzy? MIMZY?? Hahahaha

    by SSR

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=mimsy See definition 1. Bwahahaha

  • June 21, 2006, 10:25 a.m. CST

    grendelson138

    by Jar Jar 4 Prez

    You're retarded because you think that Stan Lee created The Silver Surfer.

  • June 21, 2006, 10:49 a.m. CST

    Jessica Alba = HOT

    by wolack22

    HOT... im in love! not stalker nerd in love... but pictures all over my room

  • June 21, 2006, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Why don't they

    by beastie

    just combine all of these movies into one and save us ticket prices? I swear. Sometimes, I just don't get Hollywood.

  • June 21, 2006, 10:56 a.m. CST

    Vinnie Jones is Galactus!!

    by docfalken

    Either him or David Spade. My prediction.

  • June 21, 2006, 11:09 a.m. CST

    New Line?

    by MrCere

    Ohhhhhhh the company who lived on the Jason franchise for a decade? Good for them but they haven't learned how to understand fans yet.

  • June 21, 2006, 11:30 a.m. CST

    What is UP with those FF pictures?

    by googamooga

    The Thing and Jessica look OK, but Reed looks like he's doing a Zoolander pose, and the Torch looks like someone just walked in on him taking a dump. Lame.

  • June 21, 2006, 11:38 a.m. CST

    FF2 and Silver Surfer. This better have a $150 mil +

    by R.C. the "Wise"

    Budget or it will suck ass! Now the $200 million dollar question...who's playing the Surfer? Will FOX cough up the dough for Keanu? Or will they just get Kelly Slater...hee hee.

  • June 21, 2006, 11:43 a.m. CST

    MrCere

    by ComicMadness

    I thought New Line didn't get the Jason franchise until Jason X. You're thinking of Freddy. Plus, I didn't hear fans complaining when New Line did LOTR.

  • June 21, 2006, 11:47 a.m. CST

    Jar Jar 4 Prez

    by mart1499

    Stan Lee DID create the Silver Surfer, and he always said the Surfer was his favorite creation.

  • June 21, 2006, 11:58 a.m. CST

    Silver Surfer

    by wessmith1966

    Didn't Jack Kirby kind of create Silver Surfer by drawing him into a story of FF. Stan Lee then took the surfer and fleshed him out, eventually vreating the Norrin Radd history?

  • June 21, 2006, 12:08 p.m. CST

    to mart1499: stan and silver surfer

    by ykb

    Kirby created the silver surfer. When he was drawing galactus he decided that he needed a herald, so he just drew the silver surfer. Stan liked the idea, so ta-duh! here we are today.

  • June 21, 2006, 12:09 p.m. CST

    Borat!

    by performingmonkey

    Looks like it actually picked up an R-rating which everyone thought it wouldn't. Maybe cuts have been made, even though the description says 'for pervasive strong crude and sexual content including graphic nudity, and language.' He he. I can't WAIT to see this!!

  • June 21, 2006, 12:09 p.m. CST

    re: DOES ANYONE CARE THAT "BORAT" TRAILER IS ON YAHOO?

    by SonOfJorel

    Hold on guys, I've got this one. No.

  • June 21, 2006, 12:14 p.m. CST

    Damn it!

    by quadrupletree

    I want to see the Borat trailer! Stupid Yahoo movies. Anyone have a direct link? BTW I sent this to Harry a couple days ago, so no, I don't think they care.

  • June 21, 2006, 12:14 p.m. CST

    WTF IS A BORAT? AND ROSENBAUM FOR SURFER???

    by Shermdawg

    HELLLLLLL NO!!! Michael is waaaay too good for that shit. Rosenbaum COULD be the next Cyclops in a X-men reboot. But Surfer in a cornball F4 flick? No. No. No.

  • June 21, 2006, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Borat

    by Doctor_Sin

    Isn't that the guy from Da Ali G show?

  • June 21, 2006, 12:52 p.m. CST

    any stuff for the simpsons movie?

    by jig98

    i kinda forgot this was going on this week. "pheonix" and "spidey 3"look pretty badass but everything else looks kinda stupid.

  • June 21, 2006, 12:57 p.m. CST

    Could Jessica Alba look any fucking hotter?!!

    by Red Raider

    One wonders if she's a moaner or a screamer. _________ Also, Silver Surfer will be a much needed booster shot to a series that needs to find it's way to the next level. I just hope this time they give the F4 FX guys a decent budget!

  • June 21, 2006, 1:10 p.m. CST

    It's Harry Potter 5, we already had 4.

    by Zino

    Just thought I'd clear that up.

  • June 21, 2006, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Silver Surfer would not make a good movie on his own.

    by superninja

    Unless they changed the character around a lot. I'm sorry, but the guy just flies around on his board and pontificates. Don't get me wrong, I loved the character growing up (and visually interesting no doubt), but going back and reading comics, it's clear he is better as a supporting character as he is pretty much a cipher. He's a quest-to-be-human character like Data in Star Trek or Mr. Spock.

  • June 21, 2006, 1:15 p.m. CST

    Okay...FF2 in June 2007?

    by DerLanghaarige

    That means they got only one year to make the Silver Surfer look cool on screen? I've never been a fan of the Silver Surfer (Or the F4) and that'S why I can say that I kinda liked part 1, but seriously: THIS is a bad sign!

  • June 21, 2006, 1:16 p.m. CST

    FFINO 2...

    by Harysuxafat1

    will do Catwoman like numbers. The public was fooled once with that ass chili movie. Anyone caught in the theater watching this shit again should be gassed.

  • June 21, 2006, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Here is a summary of a Silver Surfer movie

    by superninja

    Silver Surfer: (in whiney voice) Oh, my beloved Shalla Bal! Why did I ever agree to become the Silver Surfer? Shall I never look upon your lovely countenance again? (Stuff blows up) Galactus: I thought we agreed you would become my herald so I wouldn't snuff out your entire planet. It sounded interesting at the time, but your whining is kind of getting old. Silver Surfer: Oh, that's right. Galactus: I'm hungry, go find me another planet to eat. Silver Surfer: No, I will rebel against you! Galactus: Okay, then I will get a rapper from Earth to be my new herald and perform on the soundtrack. (Galactus is a marketing genius, just like Hollywood!). Then you will fight to the death and thwart me from eating the planet.

  • June 21, 2006, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Jack Kirby and Stan Lee

    by andenu

    jack kirby created the silver surfer but stan lee made up the backstory of him having once been more or less human (which kirby didn't like, btw)

  • June 21, 2006, 1:22 p.m. CST

    The character performances

    by superninja

    in the first FF were fine, with the exception of the complete mishandling of Dr. Doom. The script was lame, but then it was still 100 times bettter than Daredevil in every possible way.

  • June 21, 2006, 1:26 p.m. CST

    Found it (Borat Trailer)

    by quadrupletree

    Borat trailer: http://tinyurl.com/k45me . Fucking Yahoo and their Media "Helper". I hate Yahoo.

  • June 21, 2006, 2:06 p.m. CST

    Congrats To Them On The FF Title

    by CaptDanielRoe

    And not calling it 4-2, four squared, even Fantastic 4 2, or some nonsense like that. Fantastic Four and The Silver Surfer works. It also gives The Silver Surfer, who might also have had his own film, star billing. ....Oh and anyone who has a problem with a dude surfing in outer space has missed, in my opinion, the entire point of comic books. People just think Superman and Batman and Spider-Man make sense because those characters are more familiar. ...But seriously. That's not the case. Think about it.

  • June 21, 2006, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Silver Surfer

    by Fernwick_

    The best storyline to adapt would be the Silver Surfer One shot issue. That has everything including the movie like ending. And I think Keanu is actually a good choice, but sorry, Galactus MUST be GGI. PLEASE make the Thing Bigger this time, no more man in suit ok?? Fernwick www.theidiottestament.com

  • June 21, 2006, 2:29 p.m. CST

    I am Galactus devourer of worlds.

    by Det. John Kimble

    I have no faith that they'll do the story justice, but I'll probably go see it anyway.

  • June 21, 2006, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Definately a screamer

    by DigitalDong

  • June 21, 2006, 2:50 p.m. CST

    I like the Silver Surfer.

    by superninja

    He's a great character. What I am saying is that he is not strong enough to carry his own film. They can barely get Batman right, for pete's sake.

  • June 21, 2006, 3 p.m. CST

    ATTACK OF THE CHANNEL 4 ACTION NEWS TEAM!!!!

    by PAC-MAN

  • June 21, 2006, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Don't you know who I am?

    by Wazoo

    I'M GALACTUS, BITCH!!!! Like my world ship? It's a Dodge.

  • June 21, 2006, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Surfer should be CGI as well...

    by Wazoo

    otherwise would just look too damn goofy with some actor spraypainted silver.

  • June 21, 2006, 3:13 p.m. CST

    F4 & HP

    by hatramroany

    I don't like the F42 title, it doesn't roll off the tounge hopefully they can come up with a different title. What the hell is with harry's hair? he has wild unmanagable hiar, not clean cut hair.

  • June 21, 2006, 3:14 p.m. CST

    Yet another reason Silver Surfer doesn't need his own

    by superninja

    movie - he needs to be animated. Unless they want to make an animated film. Which they already did a cartoon series entirely faithful to the comics and it was dead boring (although amusing in places).

  • June 21, 2006, 3:15 p.m. CST

    PAC-MAN, you nailed it!

    by superninja

    Too funny, too true.

  • June 21, 2006, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Silver Surfer toon

    by BrandLoyalist

    Had duly austere tone, for a Saturday morning cartoon that is. Lots of angst and gravitas. 'N there was Beta Ray Bill 'n stuff! But that's how they need to play Silver Surfer, as a total straight man, solemn and troubled, even if the movie was the same "fun" tone as the first. Let the FF get the laffs.

  • June 21, 2006, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Hmm, H@rry's hair is looking a little too short there..

    by Ribbons

    I mean, it is supposed to be tousled and messy, right? He's practically up to military qualifications in that thar picture. Then again it's an obvious photoshop job, so maybe it had grown out a bit by the time principal photography had started. Let's hope so, anyway; if not, the film is ruined!

  • June 21, 2006, 4:19 p.m. CST

    Silver Surfer...

    by Quelyn

    The Silver Surfer was introduced in Fantastic Four issue number 48 I believe. He was introduced as Galactus' herald & the origin that Kirby was going for was that he was created by Galactus & therefore had no sense of humanity or Morality. So when he met up with Alicia Masters (The things girlfriend) she helped teach him a sense of the human spirit. Later Stan Lee gave the Surfer an Origin & used it as an outlet for his more serious storylines. Kirby did not like this as it did not fit the idea he had for the surfer. Silver Surfer is my favorite comic hero, I have a tattoo of him on my arm :) So needless to say I'm looking forward to this movie. Perhaps they will mess it up, perhaps they will not. one can only hope. I really hope they get an unknown cast for him. If they play their cards right this could be the greatest comic book movie of all time. But, I imagine it will instead be the worst.

  • June 21, 2006, 5:11 p.m. CST

    Why would bee's drive cars since they have wings?

    by andrew coleman

    Pixar is losing it lol.

  • June 21, 2006, 5:14 p.m. CST

    SNAKES ON A MUTHA F*CKING PLANE!!!

    by R.C. the "Wise"

    Booyah!!!

  • June 21, 2006, 5:29 p.m. CST

    "Pixar is losing it"

    by hatramroany

    because right above the title it doesn't clearly say dreamworks...

  • June 21, 2006, 5:44 p.m. CST

    Shouldn't the Silver Surfer have a stand alone movie?

    by acroyear77

  • June 21, 2006, 5:51 p.m. CST

    THIS JUST IN!!! Alba to suck on Galactus's galactadong!

    by wolack22

    SO Hotttt.... so very hotttt.

  • June 21, 2006, 6:17 p.m. CST

    FF+Silver Surfer

    by alienindisguise

    If Galactus is done wrong then there's no point but the Silver Surfer wouldn't be a hard effect to pull off...I have more hope for this than Ghost Rider or Iron Man or.....

  • June 21, 2006, 6:52 p.m. CST

    ummm...Order of the Phoenix.

    by vinceklortho

    should be good but I'm wondering about the length of the book translated to the movie. The book is super long and has a lot of poo poo filler that I'm sure they are going to cut for the sake of making it a 2.5 hour movie. Either way, I'm excited about it cause I didn't really like the Harry in that book. Really conflicted and whiny. It's called characterization and I'm really afraid that they won't stay true to Harry's progression. Why you ask? Because it's Hollywood. The suits probably never read the books and will look at it and say, "Hey, why is Harry all mean and grumpy? I don't like that and certainly the American public won't stand for it!" Now, I know I'm getting ahead of myself, I've loved all the movie versions so far. But, just a little apprehensive...

  • June 21, 2006, 7:37 p.m. CST

    I'd have liked a solo Surfer pic as well

    by Ribbons

    Something about that silver sadsack cruising through the emptiness of space seems like it would have been a good idea. But the more I think about it, the less I'm convinced it lends itself to cinematic interpretation as easily as I'd originally estimated. Here's the general outline for what I'd assume a Surfer film (leading to his appearance in the FF's universe) would shake down like: Norin Radd (sp?) makes a deal with Galactus to spare his home world and assumes the mantle of herald to the Destroyer of Worlds. Somewhere down the line, he finds a planet, marks it for discussion, but then has a change of heart and tries to save it (through ways that are not overtly hostile to Galactus) and fails. The next planet on the menu is Earth and, determined to save it from a similar fate, he enlists the help of the Fantastic Four, yadda yadda. But that idea seems flimsy for a lot of reasons I hadn't previously considered, and maybe it's better off that Surfer re-asserts his "human"ity in the FF franchise rather than in his own. Which isn't to say that it's impossible to make a good Surfer movie under those conditions or with a story that's nothing like it, just that my feeble imagination can't envision it. So I'm not sure whether to think that bringing him into the 'Fantastic Four' fold first was a bad idea anymore. I *do* still think that it's a bad idea to set up the Galactus story this early in the game, but maybe Fox thinks there's not enough gas in the tank to carry the team through more than three pictures. And maybe it's for the best, since I don't really like the creative team in charge of these movies anyway.

  • June 21, 2006, 7:38 p.m. CST

    Sreudian Flip

    by Ribbons

    "...marks it for destruction*" is what I meant to say.

  • June 21, 2006, 7:39 p.m. CST

    I bet Johnny Storm names him Silver Surfer

    by samsnee79

    Just like he named everyone else in the original, I can see some dumb writer think that is the best way to have the name seem believable but not cheesy. Only they won't call actually call him "Silver Surfer". And Galactus won't be in it... instead he'll be a colleague of Reed Richards who is transformed into the Surfer through a lab experiment.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Golden Compass kicks Potter ass!

    by samsquanch

    Can't WAIT. What? Am I the only 33 year old man who reads books meant for tweenage girls? really? Fuck.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:11 p.m. CST

    harry looks too old

    by wolack22

    seriously... i can't wait to see hermione and her big boobs... she's going to be boobilicious in the next flik

  • June 21, 2006, 8:16 p.m. CST

    Heh. Yeah...

    by Ribbons

    "Dude, you're silver! And you surf! You're totally like some sort of silver surfer! In fact that's my new nickname for you, and I will say it on TV so that everyone else knows what to call you as well! Even though Ben's never forgiven me for giving the rest of the world permission to call him 'The Thing,' but who cares? I'm incorrigible! Well, see ya later, I have to go compete in a street racing competition!" One of the problems of not giving the Silver Surfer his own movie is that someone's going to have to actually call him that if "we," the audience, are expected to know his name. I'm sure they'll do what they always do in these things and either have some news anchor or trashy tabloid rag christen him with the moniker offhand.

  • June 21, 2006, 8:16 p.m. CST

    you can't make harry potter grumy, and conflicted..

    by wolack22

    People like to root for a hero, and heroes dont go all mean and grumy..........rowling @#$$ed up on that book... and it's hollywood's duty to put it right

  • June 21, 2006, 8:25 p.m. CST

    THIS JUST IN!!! I SHIT YOU NOT!!

    by wolack22

    SILVER SURFER TO BE PLAYED BY THE ROCK... google it... i'm not wrong

  • June 21, 2006, 10:01 p.m. CST

    Mimzy

    by cmyk

    Mimzy is based on that kickass sci-fi short story "Mimsy Were The Borogoves" by Moore & Kuttner. A futuristic toy gets sent back in time to today and fucks up two little kids with it's awesomeness. And the short-sighted parents try and straighten them out by bringing in a psychologist or scientist or some shit. Hopefully the movie will explore more of the bullshit that goes down when these kids get a hold of the technology. But it will probably end up as a HappyMeal ready tear-jerker, with a soundtrack by amazing talents such as Kelly Pickler and Bo Bice.

  • June 22, 2006, 12:01 a.m. CST

    Human Torch

    by SaluteYourShorts

    Surfer shouldn't be CGI, you monkeys. But I seriously think Mike O'Malley would be a sweet choice for the role. Thoughts?

  • June 22, 2006, 12:56 a.m. CST

    SILVER SURFER RIGHT HERE!!! TRAILER!!!

    by wolack22

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9g3bsln_Xs&search=silver%20surfer

  • June 22, 2006, 1:02 a.m. CST

    No Script, No casting, and F4 & SS are do out June 07??

    by The Founder

    I see this movie easily going wrong already. They have a year before the release date, because it was moved up from July 4th, and filming hasn;t even started, Tim Story is back, and I have 0 percent faith this will be done right. Galactus will be phucked, SS will be phucked, and probably Doom will be phucked. Fox just refuses to learn any type of lesson.

  • June 22, 2006, 1:04 a.m. CST

    F4 & SS flick will only work if The Watcher oversees...

    by The Founder

    THE PRODUCTION.End of Story.

  • June 22, 2006, 1:18 a.m. CST

    Silver Surfer is essentially an inverse of Superman's

    by superninja

    sacrifice. Instead of his homeworld dying, it survives and he dies, giving up his humanity in the bargain. The whole point of the character is searching to reclaim his humanity. In fact, if I recall correctly, it was later added that Galactus tampered with the Surfer, preventing him from the ability to make moral judgements so that he could be a more effective herald. Think that movie would get made?

  • June 22, 2006, 3:03 a.m. CST

    Hermione

    by BOOOOOOOO!!Bs

    Dude, Hermione having big boobs at an inappropriate age and then having the costumers try and tape them down but then you see like a shitload of cleavage in one or two shots. Then in public she's like deck out and Maxim has her doing some sideboob shot. That'll be great. And in only... two years? how long is it?

  • June 22, 2006, 3:04 a.m. CST

    Jack Black

    by BOOOOOOOO!!Bs

    And doesn't Jack Black look extraordinarily youngish in that picture?

  • June 22, 2006, 3:16 a.m. CST

    What if...

    by BOOOOOOOO!!Bs

    SpiderMan were fighting a heroin problem. During the early sixties. Like it was barely concealed and the comic or movie showed how it was the source for him flubs during his history. Or what about a Justice League Unlimited movie? That would be a huge and appalling feat if done correctly? Anybody interested in giving some serious thought and development to the crazier, fringier stories that populate the comic book's world? I mean, we understand, mainstream, the concept of lots of superheroes, so let's at least make it interesting...

  • June 22, 2006, 5:33 a.m. CST

    Radcliffe channeling Anthony Head?

    by Discosis

    Looks like they couldnt get him on the day of the photo shoot so they called in Giles instead :)

  • June 22, 2006, 6:21 a.m. CST

    Get Robert Patrick as the Silver Surfer!

    by Judge Doom

    I mean, the guy kinda played the SS already (or the silver oscar)

  • June 22, 2006, 6:37 a.m. CST

    Supaninja - Galactus tampered with the Surfer?

    by half vader

    Ooh that's tight!

  • June 22, 2006, 12:16 p.m. CST

    does anyone notice...

    by teddanson37

    FF&TSS has a release date of "june 2007" is fox gonna try to pull another one outta their a$$ and hope it goes as well as X3? i loved X3 but still...i don't see another rushed production schedule is most certainly a bad idea.

  • June 22, 2006, 12:38 p.m. CST

    If it worked for X3....it could work for F4&SS!!!!

    by masheen81

    ...just kidding. DAMN YOU ROTHMAN, DAMN YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • June 22, 2006, 1:22 p.m. CST

    Surfer Rules

    by Snikkar124

    I always hoped the surfer would get his own film,but I guess since the FF movie was so terrible they had too throw him in there to save them.If the Thing beats SS Ill kill someone!!!!!

  • June 22, 2006, 1:23 p.m. CST

    surfer movie

    by KoozyK

    that youtube silver surfer short was lame!

  • June 22, 2006, 2:03 p.m. CST

    "you don't understand meeeeee!"

    by minderbinder

    Funny...that sums up HP5 exactly, and that's from someone who hasn't read any of them. My least favorite of the books, let's hope they concentrate on the best parts, cut the tedious bits, and make Harry less of a whiny git.

  • June 22, 2006, 2:23 p.m. CST

    Where's my live action Kim Possible movie?

    by Borgnine JR

    Get some sweet little gymnast to play her in a wig. And Rufus could be CGI.

  • June 22, 2006, 5:30 p.m. CST

    Is it just me, or does this website seem loaded

    by superninja

    with pedophiles? I mean, Kim Possible and Tinkerbell and friends are soooo hot? Hermonie needs cleavage? Sick.

  • June 22, 2006, 6:44 p.m. CST

    mart1499

    by Jar Jar 4 Prez

    You are retarded as well, because you also think that Stan Lee created the Silver Surfer.

  • June 22, 2006, 8:33 p.m. CST

    supes, Tinkerbell is in fact hot

    by MrBoinfoint

    She was based on Marylin Monroe's figure.

  • June 22, 2006, 9:08 p.m. CST

    Alan Cumming as Silly Surfer.

    by JUSTICE41

    You all know I'm right. Then again how's Jude Law for Cash and roles these days?

  • June 22, 2006, 11:47 p.m. CST

    Oh, Disney's Fairies had AICN in mind as their

    by superninja

    target market? Because I thought it was teenage girls. My bad. By the way, Tinkerbell got the Hollywood makeover and now looks like a teenage girl (you know, target marketing?), so my point still stands.

  • June 23, 2006, 9:48 a.m. CST

    What is a fanboy anyway?

    by MrBoinfoint

    Obsessive collecting of useless figurines (read: dolls). Crushes and fixations upon celebrities (Jessica Alba, Scarlet Johansson, Tinkerbell) that could never realistically be requited. Food issues (The opposite of anorexia, but still). Fanboys are teenage girls living in the bodies of corpulent 30 year old men. Behaviorally, emotionally, psychologically, we're pretty much the same, only more twisted due to being trapped in an ever-extended adolescence. Look at Adult Swim. Naughty cartoons for big boys. And I love every second of it. I'm a fanboy and I geek out over Venture Brothers the way my 13 year old cousin geeks out over, I dunno, Bratz or Lindsey Lohan or Timberlake or something.

  • June 23, 2006, 9:49 a.m. CST

    Doesn't explain fangirls though

    by MrBoinfoint

    I don't know what's with you chicks.

  • June 23, 2006, 12:14 p.m. CST

    Huh-hah!

    by half vader

    It's funny because it's true.

  • June 23, 2006, 12:14 p.m. CST

    Huh-hah!

    by half vader

    It's funny because it's true.

  • June 23, 2006, 12:15 p.m. CST

    Aarghh. Fuckin' twitchy Wacom tablet!

    by half vader

    Grrr.

  • June 23, 2006, 1:48 p.m. CST

    William Shatner for the silver surfer!

    by FatMobster

    oh yeah!!!!

  • June 23, 2006, 2:36 p.m. CST

    Silver Surfer will be played by...

    by Daredevil

    Andy Serkis and he will be all CG, of course. Personally, I am glad to see they're doing the Surfer and Galactus. Can't wait for that, I just hope they don't screw it up. Can anyone see someone who hasn't a clue writing him like an actual surfer? Saying crap like "bro" and "gnarly" and "righteous dude". I can see that...and it scares me. If they actually pull this off, I think a possible Silver Surfer spin off movie would be good and all kinds of epic. We haven't seen that kind of superhero movie yet, and the only other hero I can see them doing a huge space epic with is Green Lantern. Although a Thor movie would be about as epic in a mythological fantasy way. Who cares about seeing the Surfer, GL, or Thor on earth? I want to see big space controntations with the likes of Firelord, Drax, Thanos. I want to see Oa and the Corps and a big fight with Sinestro. I want to see Asgard, trolls, ice giants, and Loki. Any of these three done right would make Superman Returns look like childs play (actually, a Superman movie done right would make Returns look like childs play.) As for the title, I don't mind The FF & Silver Surfer, but I think The FF & Galactus would be a better one.

  • June 24, 2006, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Potter Poster

    by Mari

    Is it me, or is there no scar on Harry's head in the poster? Unless the funky shading is supposed to be the scar.

  • July 6, 2006, 1:10 p.m. CST

    Harry

    by upretty

    I HOPE WB IS READIND THIS: Dan&#39;s hair looks TERRIBLE! It was PERFECT in GOF, bring it back, even if Dan has to wear a wig! It looked SOO hot! Look at all the Mugglenet comments there is like no one who likes the new hair. Oh, and WHERE IS THE SCAR? It is only the bad quality of the picture, or did WB actually forget the scar?? PS: http://tinyurl.com/zejwm << this is the URL for the mugglenet comments

  • April 29, 2007, 9:40 p.m. CST

    sweet

    by s0nicdeathmonkey

    cool beens.