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The Week in Cool 10-19-08

Okay, so yeah, not that many posts. My bad, dudes and dudettes. But some fairly amusing stuff did go down this week, no?

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Cheadle Replaces Howard For “Iron Man 2”

JoBlo reports that Terrence Howard is out and Don Cheadle is in as Jim Rhodes in the sequel to Iron Man.

Though neither side made an official comment, negotiations for Howard fell through because of financial differences. Likely Howard, sensing he was going to be a much larger part of the IRON MAN franchise, wanted some big bucks but Marvel played hard ball after already shelling out big bucks to director Jon Favreau and Robert Downey, Jr.

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I’m A Marvel, I’m a DC: Dark Knight Edition

Yes, it’s another YouTube video day. Anyway, re: this video. ROFL. Marvel/DC goodness after the jump. Continue reading

Favs Nabbed For “Iron Man 2”

That was so fucking money. That was like the Jedi mind-shit.

That was so fucking money. That was like the Jedi mind-shit.

Hooray in Marvel Comicsville! Jon Favreau, director of this year’s biggest hit Iron Man as well as the movie in which Diddy plays a genuinely threatening, racially insensitive gangster, has finally secured the job of helming the Iron Man sequel.

There were doubts as to whether Favs was going to get the gig, which is surprising since the Story of Tony Stark has so far grossed $564 million. (That’s worldwide, folks.) Apparently, Marvel thought they had Obama-like nuts and were jackballing when it came to negotiations with Favs despite setting a 2010 release date for Iron Man 2. Favs opted not to take their shit and was pretty outspoken about his displeasure with the whole matter. Continue reading

I’m a Marvel, and I’m a DC: Batman vs. Hulk

These videos are always good for a laugh. For the uninitiated, these “Marvel vs. DC” videos parody the hilarious “Mac vs. PC” commercials that starred the oh so very popular Justin Long.

The latest one, if you couldn’t tell from the title, features Batman and Hulk. Hilarity ensues after the jump. Continue reading