RoboCop 1st look leaked Images

Braking Movie news.. The Comicbook Cast has just found images of the new RoboCop Movie, just look at it. I sit me, or does RoboCop look like he wascreated by Stark Industries?

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Young Justice: Invasion "Darkest" Previews and Images Updated!

This episode focuses on the reveal of the partner, Black Beetle, and Blue Beetle's clash with him, the episode also includes Tim Drake in "Civies", Despero, Aqualad being a badass while looking over the "stock", and of course.... FREAKIN' Deathstroke and a New Tigress (Artemis).

Synopsis: Black Manta has a new mission for his son — a mission that should prove once and for all exactly whose side Aqualad is on!

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Deathstroke looking awesome with a pony tail and Artemis working the Tigress Costume
Tim Drake working the Casual Wear
Oh God! Robo-nuts!
They see me rollin'
Prepare the Meat
Staring into my soul!
Hangin' with Dad
Heeeeeeeeey Guuuuurl! Wanna see MY Icicle junior!
Aretmis and Aqualad just sitting and thinking... evil thoughts
Mal and Karen in College
Your not feeling the Mode!
Blue Beetle is AWESOME!
Did Icicle just try to hit on you!?
watching some Teen Titans

So what do you think? Speculate below.

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Brandon Vietti Dicusses the new Season of Young Justice:Invasion

The World’s Finest recently had to opportunity to ask a series of questions to Young Justice: Invasion Producer Brandon Vietti. Vietti, alongside Producer Greg Weisman, have been steering the acclaimed Young Justice animated series since its inception in 2010. The series follows a team of young heroes dealing with planet-wide threats and intergalactic dangers, amidst dealing with several complicated issues. In the following Q & A, Vietti touches upon the growing world of Young Justice and what we can expect to see in the latest batch of new episodes, now airing Saturdays at 10:30am (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. Continue below for more.

The World’s Finest: In the coming season, it was revealed the Team would be both on the front line of defending Earth from invasion and be hunted themselves. Could things get any worse for our heroes? Any chance you could dive into these possible status quo changes a bit more?

Bradon Vietti: [We'll] continue to put pressure on the Team from within. Personality clashes, disagreements, new characters and, of course, more secrets and lies will further test our Team in already trying times.

WF: At the start of the season it was said more heroes would join the Team but some would not stay or not make the cut. When can we expect to start seeing alterations to the team? And will we be seeing this all in the show, or should we also check out the upcoming issues of the comic and the video game?

BV: Some of our other new heroes have already been seen on screen in the first 7 episodes of season 2 but they were basically background characters. You’ll see them step into the foreground within the next 7 episodes.

WF: The history of Earth-16 has become equally fascinating to fans as the present and the future. It feels like a lived-in place, with tangible history that feels real. Are we going to learn more about the past – such as Justice Society of America and the All-Star Squadron – be it in the show and/or the comic? How important was building a past for Young Justice?

BV: I don’t know how you can even tell a story without first building a past for the world and the characters inside the story. History informs all decisions for story, character development and art direction for our show. All of it! Knowing the history is that important. Fortunately for us we had the very deep and rich DC Universe to work with as a starting point. Every character in Young Justice and the world itself has a well fleshed out timeline that respects what’s been established in the comics but is presented in what is hopefully a new and exciting way. I’m glad to hear that sense of history is coming through the screen for our viewers. We worked hard to build that in.

WF: Overall, the show has leaned heavily on more of the B-list villains, with a few A-listers from time to time. Is there a conscious effort to explore bad guys that rarely get screen time? Why avoid the A-listers?

BV: [Our] notion of who qualifies as an A-Lister or a B-Lister may be different from some of our audiences’ notions. In any case, one thing to keep in mind is that we’re not focused on any one hero and his or her Rogue’s Gallery. We’re focused on story. And the villains are chosen from throughout the DCU based on the needs of story.

WF: Fans have not been too kind to Lagoon Boy so far this season, claiming his characterization has made him very off-putting. That, and his relationship to Miss Martian. Is it safe to assume that characterizations are chosen very specifically, and that there will be a pay-off?

BV: Characterizations are chosen very specifically. When putting together a show like this you have to create a broad range of personalities for your main characters to keep things interesting and realistic. I’m sure everyone can relate to being stuck on a team with someone they don’t connect with. I like what Lagoon Boy brings to the Team dynamic. By design, he’s an “unpolished” personality and I think that’s an important texture for the show.

WF: When starting the second season, were you were worried fans wouldn’t take to what basically seemed like a complete overhaul of the entire series? Many fans are missing the Team from season one … is it possible we’ll see that particular team and time frame again?

BV: The original six members of the Team from Season One are not gone, of course. They are still fundamentally our leads even in Season Two, and that will become even more evident as the season progresses.

WF: Also, was the five-year jump planned from the beginning? Could you go into your thought-process in implementing this massive change for the series?

BV: Yes, the five-year jump was indeed planned from the beginning. It was sometimes amusing, sometimes frustrating to read viewer complaints about us choosing, for example, Dick and Wally, over Tim and Bart, because we knew both were coming. As for the thought-process, the main thing was that we felt it was important in a series about growing up, that we show our characters actually GROW up. You can’t do that in the course of a few months or even one year of storytime.

WF: Can you provide any teasers in what fans can expect in the second half of season two? Is it safe to assume that things continue to hit the skids? Any details on when can we expect to see some new members (such as Static) and perhaps a new threat or two?

BV: You really won’t have to wait long for the new stuff. And also keep an eye open for some old enemies from season 1 to see how they evolved during the time jump to season 2. As for the rest of season 2 I’ll say that just when you think it can’t get worse… wait until the next episode.

Young Justice: Invasion airs Saturdays at 10:30am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. Special encore presentations air Sundays at 10:30am (ET/PT). The next new Young Justice: Invasion episode “Darkest” debuts October 6th, 2012.

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Greg Wiesman discusses the World of Young Justice

Following up on yesterday’s Q & A with Producer Brandon Vietti, The World’s Finest has a new Q & A with Young Justice: Invasion Producer Greg Weisman now available. Weisman, alongside Vietti, have been steering the acclaimed Young Justice animated series since its inception in 2010. The series follows a team of young heroes dealing with planet-wide threats and intergalactic dangers, amidst dealing with several complicated issues. In the following Q & A, Weisman touches upon the growing world of Young Justice (now in its second season and subtitled Invasion) and what we can expect to see in the latest batch of new episodes, airing Saturdays at 10:30am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. Continue below for more.

The World’s Finest: In the coming season, it was revealed the Team would be both on the front line of defending Earth from invasion and be hunted themselves. Could things get any worse for our heroes? Any chance you could dive into these possible status quo changes a bit more?

Greg Weisman: We were determined not to make life easy for the Team this season. The Justice League hasn’t vanished, though many of the heavy-hitters and mentor figures have headed to Rimbor to stand trial. But even the Leaguers who stayed behind aren’t going to provide the same safety net to our young heroes as they have in the past. Everyone’s stretched way to thin for that. And let’s just say that the bad guys are losing patience with these kids…

WF: At the start of the season it was said more heroes would join the Team but some would not stay or not make the cut. When can we expect to start seeing alterations to the team? And will we be seeing this all in the show, or should we also check out the upcoming issues of the comic and the video game?

GW: Well, by all means, check out the comic book!!! Please!!! And the video game too, when it comes out early next year. But of course, you’ll start to see changes come into play in the television series, as well. And soon. Obviously, Impulse has a role to play, but he’s just the tip of the iceberg.

WF: The history of Earth-16 has become equally fascinating to fans as the present and the future. It feels like a lived-in place, with tangible history that feels real. Are we going to learn more about the past – such as Justice Society of America and the All-Star Squadron – be it in the show and/or the comic? How important was building a past for Young Justice?

GW: Very important. We wanted to give this universe depth and heft. Given enough episodes and/or issues, we hope to cover all of it – as overly-ambitious as that obviously sounds. We definitely have stories in mind for the JSA and the A-SS, but the television series itself is more focused on the present for the time being.

WF: Overall, the show has leaned heavily on more of the B-list villains, with a few A-listers from time to time. Is there a conscious effort to explore bad guys that rarely get screen time? Why avoid the A-listers?

GW: In a show that features Ra’s al Ghul and Vandal Savage and Lex Luthor and has had appearances by the Joker and many, many others, we’re not feeling like A-listers are getting the short shrift. (And Brainiac is coming to the comic!) Admittedly, it’s kinda cool if you can take a guy like Sportsmaster and make him bad ass.

WF: Fans have noticed several unrevealed designations in the Team (B-12 to B-15), Justice League (22 to 25, one being Black Lightning), and the Authorized Guests (A-01, 02, and 05 to 09). Will we know all of them by the end of Invasion? Is it safe to assume some of the numbers hold potential spoilers or surprises?

GW: We don’t go out of our way to show designations. That would be too artificial. More will inevitably be revealed, but some may not be – though most can be figured out with a touch of logic, especially if preferential bias isn’t applied to the logic – which is a common problem we see with some fan theories when lurking on, say, Toonzone. Spoilers indeed exist though, so we won’t be giving anything away here. And more revelations will come in the comics or the video game.

WF: Fans have not been too kind to Lagoon Boy so far this season, claiming his characterization has made him very off-putting. That, and his relationship to Miss Martian. Is it safe to assume that characterizations are chosen very specifically, and that there will be a pay-off?

GW: Not sure what is meant by “pay-off” – but obviously there’s more to La’gaan’s story. Not everyone on a Team as large as this is going to fit in smoothly, and we wanted to show that. But we like the guy. He’s fun to write.

WF: This is a short question, because I have one fan begging me to ask it – did Jason Todd exist in this world? Is it possible he became Robin and was killed/made into Red Hood during the five-year gap?

GW: Spoiler Request. No comment.

WF: When starting the second season, were you were worried fans wouldn’t take to what basically seemed like a complete overhaul of the entire series? Many fans are missing the Team from season one … is it possible we’ll see that particular team and time frame again?

GW: The comic will bounce back and forth between seasons – and also venture in-between the seasons and even tread beyond both seasons (in both directions). But the television series is staying in the Season Two present.

WF: Also, was the five-year jump planned from the beginning? Could you go into your thought-process in implementing this massive change for the series?

GW: Five years later seemed about right. And we’re trying to be true to our universe in terms of what other characters were introduced in the meantime.

WF: Can you provide any teasers in what fans can expect in the second half of season two? Is it safe to assume that things continue to hit the skids? Any details on when can we expect to see some new members (such as Static) and perhaps a new threat or two?

GW: “Hitting the skids” doesn’t begin to cover it. Things go from grim to worse rapidly in the episodes about to air. We have more aliens showing up, and more young heroes and, really, more of everything, including Despero and Deathstroke. (And that’s just the Ds.)

WF: Briefly moving on to the Young Justice: Legacy video game, due February 20113, tell us a little bit more about your role as consultants (i.e. Are you involved in it until the end? How many drafts has the game script gone through?). What are your expectations for this game?

GW: I’ve done some dialogue polishing on the game, and we’ve [Vietti and I] both reviewed the story and character. We’re trying to make sure that the continuity and our timeline remain consistent. And so far, so good. As for our expectations… we’re just looking forward to a cool game, lots of fun play and a story that matters to our continuity.

WF: This 12th villain that is being kept a secret was said to be new and created for the game. By new, this is a character created completely from scratch or new in the sense he/she/it is a DC Comics character but hasn’t appeared yet in the show and comic? Any teasers?

GW: Um… not sure we’re authorized to answer this one.

WF: And now – the Young Justice comic! What factors do you take into account when creating a story for the comic? Is it difficult to have it walk that line of being accessible to those who may not watch the show? And is the comic taken into consideration when working on stories for the show?

GW: Sometimes, it’s about timing. When DC made the decision to switch the comic over to the Invasion cast and era, it meant putting a couple of stories still set during Season One on the shelf – hopefully just for the time being. And we knew that when we rebranded the book as Young Justice: Invasion, we wanted to launch with a big story that would be both an entry point for potential new readers and something that would feel like it was a can’t miss tale. We try to be careful to keep the book its own thing. The goal should be that you don’t have to watch the show to enjoy the comic and vice versa. But without a doubt, you’ll get more out of both if you imbibe both. Finally, yes, some things from the comic have definitely shown up in the series. The Terror Twins, for example. Keep in mind, there’s only one timeline for the property. One timeline that covers T.V. series, comic and video game. All three are in service to the larger grand design.

WF: The Captain Atom arc in Issues #9 and 10 ended in a ‘To Be Continued’ bumper. Are there still plans to revisit this particular storyline after Issue #25?

GW: Yes, eventually.

WF: Are Issues #20-25 going to be one continuous six part story or is it something more loose like how Issues #11 to 17 were connected?

GW: Issues 20-25 are one single big story divided by five cliffhangers. Brainiac, Kylstar, Match and more. Plus more heroes than you can shake a stick at. Really, it’s pretty darn cool. You don’t want to miss it.

Young Justice: Invasion airs Saturdays at 10:30am (ET/PT) as part of the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network. Special encore presentations air Sundays at 10:30am (ET/PT). The next new Young Justice: Invasion episode “Darkest” debuts October 6th, 2012.

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Greg Wiesman's The Urban Daily Interview

When Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti pitched the idea of an animated series about a group of superhero sidekicks, you could practically feel fan boys and girls around the world give them the collective side eye. They needn’t have worried as Weisman was a seasoned pro; he created the 90′s cartoon classic “Gargoyles” as well as writing for “Kim Possible” and “Spectacular Spider Man.” Two years later, Weisman is having the last laugh as “Young Justice” has quickly become the hottest property on Cartoon Network.

The series, which originally started with six founding members (Aqualad, Robin, Artemis, Kid Flash, Superboy, Miss Martian) has now flourished into a powerful team that rivals the more senior Justice League. What’s especially impressive in the representation of women and Black members in “Young Justice.” Marvel may be the box office king with this summer’s Avengers but “Young Justice” has it on lock with their progressive take on diversity in the superhero realm.

The Urban Daily caught up with Weisman to get the scoop on Season 2, his decision to include more superheroes of color in the mix, and a possible Young Justice live action movie.

TUD: Tell us about your decision to set Season 2 of “Young Justice” five years into the future.Greg Weisman: It was actually planned from day one. We had a two season plan from the minute we started. The first season takes place from July 4 to December 31. Our second season is set from January 1 to July Fourth. There’s a five year gap between the two seasons and what it allows us to do is really show these characters growing up. We wanted to show them taking in these lessons and becoming young adults. Then of course there’s the shock value which I take a sadistic pleasure in (chuckles).

Towards the end of season 1 you introduced two Milestone Comic characters, Icon and Rocket. What was the process behind including these characters into the DC animated world?

I actually read every issue of Icon and Rocket. Rocket has always been a personal favorite of mine, so much so that Denys Cowan (Dreamworks) and I developed a TV show pilot about Rocket, and we tried to sell it but we couldn’t. So I’ve always wanted to do something with her character.

We also wanted a very powerful Justice League and I felt Icon belonged in there. Rocket is a sidekick in a very classic sense, and she fit in perfectly with the Young Justice team. Rocket also allowed us to do something really cool—we had a very complicated 24 episodes and by bringing in someone new, Rocket could ask the questions most of the viewing audience might have. It allowed for some exposition. Plus I really like Rocket’s personality and think she’s so much fun.

The team line up is very diverse in terms of ethnicity and gender. The late Dwayne McDuffie once referred to “The Rule of Three” –if three or more superheroes are black then it’s automatically labeled a “black product” and can’t be marketed to mainstream audiences. What are your thoughts on McDuffie’s statement?

First off I have to say Dwayne had studied that stuff and I haven’t. So if he felt that way, my guess is he’s right. On the other hand, we’re just trying to tell the stories that make sense organically in our universe. For example we felt that this is where Mal Duncan and Karen Beecher (Bumblebee) would be five years later. We introduced them as minor characters in Season 1 as high school students, and when we pick up in Season 2, Karen is a protégée of The Atom and Mal is operations manager for the team since Red Tornado doesn’t live there anymore.

WATCH: Dwayne McDuffie discusses “The Rule of Three”

One of the things I’ve always loved about “Justice League” and now “Young Justice” is how smart they are when it comes to gender politics. The female characters—Miss Martian, Artemis and now Bat Girl, Wonder Girl, Bumble Bee—are all very empowered. As a male writer, what’s the key to writing compelling female characters?

I really love writing for female characters. That goes back to one of my first professional jobs, writing a Black Canary comic book mini-series, which didn’t get published, but she’s always been one of my all time favorite characters. I also incorporated strong female characters in “Gargoyles” and “Spectacular Spider-Man.” That’s always been important to me, and even more now that I have a daughter and son.

I want my female characters to be strong and I want them to be diverse. One of the things I learned from “Gargolyes” was by introducing a strong female villain in Demona and a strong heroine in Angela, it gave me the freedom to do a weak female character with Maggie The Cat, who had to learn to become strong in a non-traditional superhero way. I was almost afraid to write a female character who wasn’t kick-ass because I was afraid I’d be falling into old clichés.

It’s also about balance. We live in a society that from a media stand point, is dominated by white males. It’s easier to set a balance with white men because they’re well represented. It’s harder to set the balance with other groups sometimes, but we’re trying.

In “Dark Knight Rises” Christopher Nolan basically passes the torch from Bruce Wayne to John Blake, who we find out in the end of the film is Robin. If Warner Bros. were to go in the direction of a Young Titans/Young Justice live movie adaption, would you be interested in collaborating?

I’d probably crawl through glass to do that. No one’s brought it up seriously, but if it does happen, I’d love to be involved.

What can we look forward to for the second half of the season in “Young Justice”?

As tough as things have been on the team in the first half of the season, it’s about to get way more difficult. Things are going to go from bad to worse, or I should say from dark to darker. We’re bringing in more characters, we’ll shift the focus back to our original six leads, in particular Aqua Lad and Artemis. We’ve also got a big plot line for Mal and Karen coming up.

We’re going to reveal a lot more, yet create more mysteries. With the exception of four characters, everyone believes Artemis is dead and that’s going to have major ramifications for the team and…. Deathstroke is coming!

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Will Famke Jessen return as Jean Grey?

Following the news of Patrick Stewart teasing he may soon be back on our screens as Professor X, it seems another X-Men alum is also set to rejoin the franchise.

Famke Janssen, who played the incredibly powerful Jean Grey and even stronger Phoenix, responded coyly when asked by MTV if there was a possibility she'd return to the role.

"One never knows. Jean Grey, the Phoenix … she finds a way to reincarnate herself constantly, so one never knows. Stay tuned.

Upon being asked if she had been offered a role in the upcoming sequel to X-Men: First Class, she replied, "One never knows. Jean Grey, the Phoenix … she finds a way to reincarnate herself constantly, so one never knows."

Though this is far from confirming her involvement, Janssen also wouldn't deny that she would appear in the sequel, titled X-Men: Days of Future Past. She asserted that she was "in no position to say anything," before adding "Stay tuned."

Seeing as the storyline for Days of Future Past revolves around time-travel, with an older Kitty Pryde transferring her mind back to her younger, present day self to prevent a pivotal moment in history, it's entirely possible both Stewart and Janssen will indeed reprise their roles in the film.

So,Would you like to see the older generation of X-Men characters return, or should the baton be passed on fully to the likes of McAvoy and Fassbender?

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Patrick Stewart might be back as Proffeser X

During his Q&A; panel at the Montreal Comic Convention this year, Sir Patrick Stewart offered a tease for X-Men fans curious about his involvement in future X-Men films. When asked about returning to the franchise as Professor X, the actor gave a knowing smile and replied, "I think there is every possibility."

Head shot promo

Stewart followed up by listing off the names of his female co-stars: "Halle Berry! Famke Janssen! Rebecca [Romijn]! Anna Paquin!" He then continued, "Yes, I'll be reprising --" only to be cut off by his son Daniel who threw in "Hugh Jackman" and "Sir Ian McKellen."

OKAY....Obviously, it's uncertain if Stewart actually knows whether or not his X-Men co-stars will be reprising their roles for another film. However, this wouldn't be entirely unreasonable considering the upcoming sequel to X-Men: First Class will be loosely based on the comic book arc Days of Future Past, which features both younger and older counterparts of the X-Men roster. However, his Professor X was killed in X-Men: The Last Stand (well, his body was anyway).

In any case, the new film is currently slated to begin production in early 2013 for a July 18, 2014 release. So what do you think? comment below.

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Jim Carrey in Kick Ass First Look!

Universal Pictures' Kick-Ass 2 has begun shooting in Toronto, and now someone has uploaded a video featuring Jim Carrey as Colonel Stars, as well as Lindy Booth's Night Bitch and Robert Emms' Insect Man.

Donald Fasion as Doctor Gravity

Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall hits theaters June 28, 2013.

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Transformers 4: With new cast of robots

Hasbro president and CEO Brian Goldner spoke about Transformers 4 at this week's UBS Best Of Americas 2012 Conference.

This is Transformers 4 logo placeover.

The real news from the conference is that Transformers 4 will revolve around a new cast of robot characters. And why's that? Because the toys for Transformers 3 didn't sell as well as Hasbro had hoped, with the company chalking it up to the fact that most of the same robot characters had appeared in all three Transformers movies. Freshen up the roster, create new toys, and hopefully sell more toys than last time.

So What do you think? Tell me below.

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