Topic: Spiderman

Spidey Smackdown: Zero Budget ‘Spidey Project’ vs. ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’

Spidey Smackdown: Zero Budget 'Spidey Project' vs. 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

How much money do you need to make a play about Spider-Man? Julie Taymor says $65 million; humorist and playwright Justin Moran says $0. How much time does it take to make a play about Spider-Man? Taymor: Eight zillion years and counting. Moran: 30 days, start to finish. Bring out the white gloves, because someone’s getting challenged to a duel! More »

Gallery: America’s Hottest Cinema Superheroes

Gallery: America's Hottest Cinema Superheroes

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to look good in nipple-baring fetish gear? Hell yeah, we’re into superheroes. And while some may say that it feels a little wrong to call Superman “hot” (we’re all into the messed up Bruce Wayne and Tony Starks nowadays), the truth is that those icy blues that Christopher Reeve sported as Kal-El could melt a heart made of kryptonite.* More »

Who Would You Rather: Donald Glover or Andrew Garfield As ‘Spider-Man’?

Who Would You Rather: Donald Glover or Andrew Garfield As 'Spider-Man'?

Yesterday, Marvel unveiled the first photo of Andrew Garfield looking super sexy as the new Spider-Man. You’ve come a long way, Eduardo Saverin! Still, a large contingent of the Internet is still disgruntled that their campaign to put Community star Donald Glover in the role of Peter Parker didn’t pan out. Donald’s taken it in good stride though: posing for photos with Garfield and going so far as to comment on the new Spider-Man image. More »

Spiderman Musical Is ‘Very Safe’ According To Star

Spiderman Musical Is 'Very Safe' According To Star

So by now, you’ve probably made up your minds about Julie Taymor‘s Broadway death trap, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark. Either you think the recent rib-shattering 30-foot fall of one of the stunt doubles is just more proof that this Goliath of a production is too dangerous to continue, or you’re a jerk. I don’t care if you sunk $65 million on a play, people are in intensive care with internal bleeding, you need to shut this shit down. More »

Julie Taymor’s ‘Spiderman’: It’s Too Much. But Is That Bad?

Julie Taymor's 'Spiderman': It's Too Much. But Is That Bad?

Julie Taymor‘s $60 million Broadway adaptation of Spiderman may be in a perpetual state of postponement, but with billboards up in Times Square and a tentative opening date in January, the director of such box office successes as Lion King and Across the Universe may actually be close to making her Spiderman dreams happen. And today,Vogue has released an Annie Leibovitz photo spread of the show’s stars from the December issue. The production may be way over budget and infinitely delayed, but it looks pretty spectacular.

Also, Bono and The Edge are doing the score. And you know what that means? Mixed U2 metaphors for the next year, at least! Fun times. More »