Jewish Journal

  • British Jewish actor cast as new Spider-Man

    By Adam Wills

    July 2, 2010 | 11:59 am

    Marvel Studios and Columbia/Sony announced that British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield, 26, has been cast as the new lead in the “Spider-Man”  reboot, which is expected to feature a younger Peter Parker.

    Marc Webb (“(500) Days of Summer”) is directing the 3D film, slated for... read on

  • Space Nazis invade Earth in 2018

    By Adam Wills

    July 1, 2010 | 7:13 am

    Get ready for Nazis in Space! And no, this is not a Mel Brooks parody.

    “Iron Sky,” an indie film set for a 2011 release, has Nazis escaping to the dark side of the moon during the final days of World War II, only to return in flying saucers as the Fourth Reich to claim the Earth in... read on

  • Wonder Woman gets modest makeover

    By Adam Wills

    June 30, 2010 | 4:53 pm

    Covered arms, shoulders and legs? Say hello to the new modest Wonder Woman. The busty Amazon beauty has ditched her barely there singlet for a body suit and jacket. (Yes, she still sports her iconic tiara, bracelets and lasso.) The new look—courtesy of Jim Lee—is the first... read on

  • ‘Paranormal Activity 2’ teaser online

    By Adam Wills

    June 30, 2010 | 3:48 pm

    Israeli American director Oren Peli helped Paramount scare up almost $200 million with the Halloween 2009 release “Paranormal Activity,” a “found footage” film about the haunting of a suburban family, which he shot for $15,000 in his San Diego tract home. The Halloween 2010 sequel,... read on

  • Mindy Sterling brings Attitude to Comic-Con

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    June 29, 2010 | 12:02 pm

    For breast cancer survivors tired of pink ribbons and “forced cheerful” cancer wear, Mindy Sterling has a more realistic — even cynical — take on cancer survival. The character actress best known as Frau Farbissina in the “Austin Powers” series is bringing an edge to... read on

  • Jewish inspiration for Dr. Zoidberg

    By Adam Wills

    June 25, 2010 | 11:13 am

    After a seven-year hiatus, “Futurama” returned to television on Thursday night. Comedy Central picked up the show for 26 new half-hour episodes. 

    The cult animated series by “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening and David X Cohen revolves around Philip J Fry, a cryogenically... read on

  • Will ‘Green Hornet’ trailer create a buzz?

    By Adam Wills

    June 22, 2010 | 1:45 pm

    The “Green Hornet” trailer is up today and, despite my initial reservations with Seth Rogan in the title role, the film looks fun—but more along Judd Apatow lines. Michel Gondry will have to work hard to differentiate “Green Hornet” from “Batman”—having pulled out the old... read on

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