Justice League's Superman Could Actually Be Super After All

You can stop hunting for Kryptonite. That rumor that Hayden "Annie" Christensen is playing Superman in the troubled new Justice League movie... is just a rumor. Christensen's reps denied the report, which had been based on what Justice League: Mortal actor Adam Brody supposedly told a woman in a bar. The really shocking… » 3/31/08 12:00pm 3/31/08 12:00pm

Will A Computer-Generated Anakin Be Less Robotic?

A new poster for Star Wars: Clone Wars just came out, and it gives a good look at how Obi-Wan and Anakin will bring their game faces to that long stretch of battles between the second and third Star Wars prequels. Click through to see the full poster — and to find out why Hayden Christensen no longer considers Star… » 3/10/08 3:00pm 3/10/08 3:00pm

Jumper: Here's Why You Should Skip the Movie and Just Read the Book

Jumper may have made $30 million at the box office this past weekend, but the original book has been out for more than 16 years, and they don't bear much resemblance to each other except for the main character's name and the teleporting. In fact, once the book was optioned and turned into a movie, author Steven Gould… » 2/21/08 8:40am 2/21/08 8:40am

Which Will Suck Less: Jumper or Knight Rider?

This weekend pits the teleporting deadpannisms of Hayden Christensen in the movie Jumper vs. Val Kilmer's monotone as KITT in Sunday's Knight Rider TV movie. So which one will be less sucky? We've already weighed in with our Jumper review, and we've given you a look at some clips from Knight Rider. Will you be watching … » 2/15/08 8:40am 2/15/08 8:40am

io9 Talks To Jumper Director Doug Liman

If you charted Doug Liman's directing career, you'd see a big spike in popularity when he jumped from indie films like Swingers and Go right into the Bourne trilogy. He's hoping to continue in the mainstream, high-concept Hollywood vein with his new film Jumper, opening in select theaters today. The movie follows young … » 2/14/08 12:40pm 2/14/08 12:40pm

Teleportation, Paladins, and Underground Lairs — What Could Go Wrong?

I'm going to lay it on the line for you: I can't resist a movie with Paladins in it. So as soon as I discovered that the bad guys in the movie Jumper were Paladins? Led by a white-haired, god-talking Samuel L. Jackson? Well, I forgave the flick for a lot of things I probably wouldn't have if the bad guys had been from … » 2/14/08 9:00am 2/14/08 9:00am

Tom Stoppard's Brutal Law Of Outer Space

Sadly, Jumper, the teleportation movie coming Valentine's Day, isn't based on Jumpers, Tom Stoppard's 1972 play about murder on the moon. But it seems as though the movie may ask the same questions as one of Stoppard's craziest plays: Do our laws apply to someone who can escape from any human jurisdiction? Is morality… » 2/08/08 10:40am 2/08/08 10:40am