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Natalie Portman won't do Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity after all. Plus Vincenzo Natali's finished a Neuromancer script draft.

Like Angelina Jolie before her, Natalie Portman passes on Cuaron's astronaut epic...but another star's in the running. Vincenzo Natali knows how he wants to depict Neuromancer's cyberspace. Idris Elba's taking on another Marvel role. Wallace Shawn joins Eureka. Spoilers alive! »10/07/10 6:00am10/07/10 6:00am

Who Came Up With The Spider-Man Musical's Goofy-Ass Name? It Was Bono.

Have you been wondering why the Spider-Man musical is called Turn Off The Dark? Apparently Bono, the musical's songwriter, came up with the name. Says director Julie Taymor: "It was a story that he heard about a child who would say to his daddy, he was sleeping, and instead of saying ‘turn on the light,' he would say… »7/17/09 12:58pm7/17/09 12:58pm

Singing Spidey Will Dance Across Broadway Sooner Than Expected

Julie Taymor's webslinging Broadway musical featuring Peter Parker has upped its release date to 2009 instead of the original 2010. Also, set descriptions and a review of the Spidey workshop between Taymor's old cast from Across The Universe »9/23/08 2:41pm9/23/08 2:41pm, Evan Rachel Wood and Jim Sturgess, have finally leaked out. I can't wait to…

If You Make Jazz Hands When Your Spidey Sense Tingles, This Is For You

Open auditions for the Broadway production of the Spider-Man The Musical will be held July 28th at New York City's Knitting Factory. The crew is looking to fill the part for both Mary Jane Watson and and Peter Parker. Auditions will be from 10 am to 5 pm and are open to both male and females between the ages of 16-20… »7/18/08 12:41pm7/18/08 12:41pm