Friday Link-A-Mania

Comic Book Movie has leapt on a Tweet from Dwayne Johnson (née The Rock) which suggests he may have been cast in a DC superhero movie. Reply to a Tweet saying, “I could see Rock playing in DC movies,” Johnson cryptically wrote, “Funny U say that…”

• The CW president Mark Pedowitz has told reporters that the network is not looking at season eight of Supernatural “as the final year in any way, shape or form”. [via TVLine ]

• Director Alex Proyas ( Dark City , I Robot ) is developing a movie called Gods Of Egypt for Summit Entertainment (which produced his previous movie Knowing ). The film is “the story of a common thief and a god on a magical quest set amongst the pyramids and sphinxes.” However, Proyas will first make The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag (based on a Robert Heinlein short story) for Phoenix Pictures, which is currently in the casting stage. [via Deadline ]

• Juno Temple ( The Three Musketeers , The Other Boleyn Girl ) has been cast as a pixie in Maleficent , Disney’s re-imagining of Sleeping Beauty from the evil witch’s point of view. Thistlewit is one of three pixies (the other two being played by Imelda Staunton and Lesley Manville) who are in charge of caring for Sleeping Beauty, aka Aurora (played by Elle Fanning), but who prove to be "neglectful and superficial". Angelina Jolie is playing Maleficent the witch. [via The Hollywood Reporter ]

• Dimension Films announced today that Frank Miller’s Sin City sequel, A Dame to Kill For , will be released on 4 October 2013. [via Coming Soon ]

• The Harley Quinee trailer for Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition :

Dave Golder
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Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.