The Weekly Crave Wrap-Up – 4/15/11

Your look back at the week in film from, CraveOnline SuperHeroHype and!

Silas Lesnickby Silas Lesnick

The week kicked off with a surprise Sunday casting announcement: Michael Shannon has joined Zach Snyder's Superman reboot as General Zod and the film received its official title, Man of Steel.

A day later, we were treated to video of Shannon's thoughts on the role and, later in the week, thoughts from Superman's new Earth-mother, Diane Lane, suggesting that the film will, indeed, include the origin of the Man of Tomorrow. Add to that rumors of a second Kryptonian villain, Faora and a rebooted Krypton and you've got a pretty super week. 

Crave Online, meanwhile, takes a look at ten other villains who could have been the Man of Steel focus.

Shock Till You Drop has the first teaser trailer for Hammer Film's The Woman in Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe.

The first episode of Mortal Kombat: Legacy hit the web. Also, the first look at Baraka has since been revealed. CraveOnline, meanwhile, has an interview with series star Michael Jai white. goes ape this week with an exclusive set visit report, featuring interviews with stars James Franco and Andy Serkis and more! Also, check out the newly-released trailer for the film.

The first images from Shark Night 3D are here!

The Crow reboot is happening. Could Bradley Cooper be taking the lead role?0

With the film moving into domestic release this weekend and already a hit internationally, Rio director Carlos Saldanha spoke with about the film.

The Dark Night Rises has added a ton of supporting cast and Nestor Carbonell will be returning as Gotham City's mayor. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. Animation may be planning to adapt Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns and Batman Live made a very colorful debut.


Could The Amazing Spider-Man be casting Mary Jane after all?
Set photos from Men in Black III revealed Josh Brolin playing a younger version of Tommy Lee Jones' character. Michael Stuhlbarg also joined the cast.
Superhero Hype took a look at some brand-new Transformers: Dark of the Moon footage. Check out the description here and a look at the videogame tie-in here.

Green Lantern offered a detailed look at his CGI costume and Michael Clarke Duncan joined the cast.

The Taylor Lautner thriller, Abduction, has unveiled its poster.

Cloverfield and Let Me In director Matt Reeves has lined up an an adaptation of Eight O'Clock in the Morning, the short story that was the basis for John Carpenter's They Live.

Check out Shock Till You Drop's image gallery from the red carpet premiere of Scream 4
The brand-new Cowboys & Aliens trailer has hit! Check it out below:
Sylvester Stallone has revealed that Walter Hill will direct his comic book adaptation Head Shot.


The Hobbit is moving right along with production having started in New Zealand. has an exclusive interview with Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood, who is also set to make a return as Frodo in the new, two-part adventure. Later, Peter Jackson chimed in with his thoughts on shooting at the revolutionary 48 frames per second and, coolest of all, revealed his first in-depth production diary from the Hobbit set.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has cast a villain.

Watch an exclusive viral clip for J.J. Abram's Super 8.
To celebrate the DVD's release, check out's exclusive interview with the cast of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I.
Read's exclusive interview Immortals stars Henry Cavill and Luke Evans.