Geek News for Thursday, July 9, 2009

July 9, 2009

Spidey’s script, TRON’s plot, Green Lantern rumor, and no one has violated Superman in today’s geek news.


Warner Bros. and DC Comics did not violate Superman copyright, according to Judge Stephen G. Larson. You can read Judge Larson’s full decision over at Comic Book Resources. Part of the decision requires Warner Bros. and DC Comics to start production on a new Superman movie by 2011 or the heirs of Siegel and Shuster will own the complete copyright and will be able to sue Warner Bros. for damages. (via MTV Splash Page)

The script for Spider-Man 4 is being rewriten by Gary Ross, who previously worked with Tobey Maguire on Pleasantville and Seabiscuit. (via Variety)

Ain’t It Cool News has a rumor that Justin Timberlake maybe one of Warner Bros. choices for Green Lantern in the upcoming film and has even had a screen test with the suit on.

Slashfilm has a plot summary of the new TRON movie.


One Response to “Geek News for Thursday, July 9, 2009”

  1. […] For those of you that hoped that the formation of DC Entertainment would mean that Warner Bros. would be getting their act together with their superhero franchises, think again. MTV Splash Page talked with DC Entertainment president, Diane Nelson, about the futre of the Superman movie franchise and she said “We actually don’t have any current plans for Superman.” Maybe they should get on that, considering that they lose the rights to the character if a film is not in production by 2011. […]

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