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Krysten Ritter Never Thought She’d Play A Superhero

Callie Mills | November 20, 2015 - 2:38 pm

These days, Krysten Ritter is busy playing Jessica Jones in the Netflix series, but she says she never thought it’d turn out that way.
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Taylor Lautner Disses Stretch Armstrong’s Superhero Powers

| June 25, 2010 - 9:10 am

While Eclipse star Taylor Lautner may have the benefit of playing one of the hunkiest supernatural dudes on the big screen this year, his non-Twilight film projects might not include characters who are as cool as Jacob.
The 18-year-old hunk recently signed on for Stretch Armstrong the movie adaptation of the iconic toy’s life… More »

Tim Gunn Is Getting Some Comic Relief

Celebuzz | May 23, 2009 - 8:00 am

Tim Gunn, superhero? Believe it, for it is so.
The New York Times reports that the Project Runway guru will star in the first issue of an upcoming Marvel Comics mini-series, Models Inc., which hits stands on August 26.
In the issue, Gunn will don an Iron Man costume to save a fashion… More »

Star Trek’s Chris Hemsworth Is Cast as Thor

Celebuzz | May 16, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Chris Hemsorth is about to get hammered, y’all.
Deadline Hollywood reports that the 25-year-old Australian actor—currently on the big screen as George Kirk in Star Trek—has landed the title role in Kenneth Branaugh’s big-screen adaptation of the Marvel comic book Thor.
The movie, about a Viking god of thunder who wields a magic… More »

Ryan Gosling Power-ring Up for Green Lantern?

Celebuzz | October 11, 2008 - 12:29 pm

If there’s one thing that 2008 box office receipts reinforced, it’s that comic-book heroes—be they DC or Marvel—are big bucks on the big screen.
The latest buzz fluttering around Hollywood is that Lars and the Real Girl Golden Globe nominee Ryan Gosling will be taking on the role of Hal Jordan, a/k/a Green Lantern,… More »

Paris Hilton, Superhero?

Betsy Waldman | August 11, 2008 - 7:50 am

Funnier than a geriatric presidential candidate. More boring than a staring contest. Too skeevy even for Cristiano Ronaldo. It’s…Super-Paris!Paris Hilton is working with comic-book legend Stan Lee to develop a cartoon character after her likeness, Benji Madden’s lady-love says. “I’ve created a superhero with [Lee], which is [based on] me, and we’re doing a cartoon… More »