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First Look: Iron Man 2, Robin Hood Trailers


These two new clips focus on two entirely different types of “heroes.” In the first trailer, the central character uses bows as his primary weapons. In the second - well, the tools are a bit more high-tech.

Robin Hood reunites Oscar winner with his Gladiator director, Ridley Scott, for a retelling of the famous 13th century-tale. The film, which promises to give us “The story behind the legend. The hero behind the outlaw,” also features Cate Blanchett as Lady Marion, the outlaw’s love interest, and Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes) as Sir Godfrey.

opens on May 14.

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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: May 26, 2009

New in Town DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • Children of Men: Blu-ray
  • Cinderella Man: Blu-ray
  • Falling Down: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Field of Dreams: Blu-ray
  • Killshot: DVD
  • New in Town: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Powder Blue: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves: Blu-ray
  • Seabiscuit: Blu-ray
  • Spy Game: Blu-ray
  • True Romance: Blu-ray

Click here to see the TV-on-DVD options for this week.

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Getting Into Character: Russell Crowe as Robin Hood

Russell Crowe as Robin Hood

Robin of Loxley has shed his locks.

If you were one of the many who watched State of Play this weekend, this image of might throw you for a loop. Not only has the actor already cut his hair (thank goodness), he’s let go of a few pounds as well.

In Robin Hood, the 45-year-old resurrects a Gladiator-esque coif for his turn at the iconic character. The film, which is being directed by American Gangster‘s Ridley Scott, costars Cate Blancett as Maid Marian.

The Universal Pictures feature is scheduled for release on May 14, 2010.

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Casting Corner: Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Megan Fox and More

Cate Blanchett

Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Cate Blanchett: The Benjamin Button actress will be paired with a new leading man for her next feature. Blanchett was recently tapped to replace Sienna Miller in the latest version of the Robin Hood tale. Cate will star as Maid Marian opposite Russell Crowe’s Robin of Loxley. The movie, previously titled Nottingham, will be helmed by by Crowe’s favorite director, Ridley Scott.

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Best Movie Heroes

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Adventure, Animation, Classics, Casting, Lists,

Shrek and Donkey

Yesterday, we took a look at the ever to grace the big screen. But where would characters like Emperor Palpatine and Lex Luthor be without their counterparts: the movie heroes?

Today, we’ll look at the greatest heroes who ever shined on film. Will your favorite make the cut?

Shrek (Shrek, 2001; Shrek 2, 2004; Shrek the Third, 2007) voice of : He is the epitome of an unlikely hero and almost unintentionally saves the day every time. In true hero fashion, he does it all with a witty line and an unwillingness to seriously harm evildoers. What cements this animated character as a true movie hero? No hero can save the day without his trusty side quick, and Shrek has the best: Donkey (voice of Eddie Murphy).

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