Geek News for Friday, May 8, 2009

May 8, 2009

MOVIE NEWS

In some very good news (to me anyway), Brett Ratner, director of the horrible X-Men: The Last Stand, is no longer going to direct the new Conan movie. via Empire

The Live action Green Lantern film has had its release date pushed back from December 17, 2010 to June 17, 2011, the same day that Thor is going to be released. (This should be interesting) via MTV Splash Page

Todd McFarland talked to MTV News about a Spawn reboot and announced he may be directing. via MTV Splash Page

CBS Films has acquired the rights for the comic book mini-series Station. via Variety

On Location News has some set pics from Iron Man 2 that include our first look at Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and some pics of Robert Downey Jr. in the Iron Man suit (not the new one though unfortunally).

The final poster for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has been released.

A 4 minute long Terminator Salvation trailer has been released.

TELEVISION NEWS

The Virtuality pilot will air on Fox on July 4. via Futon Critic

A trailer for the season 8 finale of Smallville, Doomsday, was shown after Injustice, last night’s episode and The CW also released a Director’s Cut of the episode.

VIDEO GAME NEWS

Nintendo has announced remakes of Pokemon Gold and Silver, to be titled Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver. via Kotaku

Take Two Interactive has a description of the Bioshock 2 multiplayer mode on their website.

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