THOR And PIRATES 4 Take Advantage Of SPIDER-MAN 4 delay

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  1. Dream

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    http://ramascreen.com/thor-and-pirates-4-take-advantage-of-spider-man-4-situation/

    This is awesome. Both Thor and Pirates early. I really hope Sony ends up delaying Spider-man 4 because it sounds like they really need the time to work on the script.

    This reminds me of the whole TDK exploding at the boxoffice, which pushed back HBP nearly a year, which moved Twilight up three weeks earlier.
     
  2. Aragorn

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    Sony's Spider-Man problems go beyond the script. There are too many chefs in the kitchen, even though this time Avi Arad isn't one of them.
     
  3. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    I expected Marvel to move Thor up to the first weekend of May as soon as the news came out about Spider-Man 4 being delayed. Marvel loves that first weekend of May release slot (and for good reason - it's one of the best release slots of the summer).
     
  4. Captain Craig

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    This can only be good news for Thor. Now granted it'll still need to show via previews, still photos etc that its worth lining up for but that release slot is a proven winner for Marvel movies. I recall Spidey, Iron Man and the X-Men films opening there and all doing well. Thor is likely to at least get butts in seat based on the public now being very familiar with the Marvel brand.
     
  5. barnaclelapse

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    Pirates 4 works for me, while I'm still trying to figure out if a Thor movie can be accomplished without the end result being something slightly worse than both FF movies put together.

    The jury in my tiny little brain is still definitely out on that one.
     
  6. Agenda

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    Marvel is waging war on its own properties. I love it!
     
  7. Captaindemotion

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    Sudden mental image of Avi w*nking in the soup. Tear out my mind's eyes, tear them out! :eek:
     
  8. Starbreaker

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    Wikining?? :wtf: ;)

    Cool. I'd rather see Thor than Spidey 4 anyway.
     
  9. Greg Cox

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    "Step aside, mortal arachnid, lest thou feel the wrath of the Thunder God!"
     
  10. Dream

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    I thought Chris Hemsworth was good as George Kirk in STXI. There really hasn't been any real fantasy superhero movies released so I can see Thor taking off with the public like Iron Man did two years ago.
     
  11. Trent Roman

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    A lot of fantasy or fantasy-like films coming out this year, though. I hope the market doesn't get satured and tired of the genre by the time Thor comes around.

    Fictitiously yours, Trent Roman
     
  12. MeanJoePhaser

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    Just start filming Spider Man 4 without a finished script, that's what they did with POTC: At World's End and it in no way reflected on the quality of that movie. :shifty:
     
  13. JacksonArcher

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    Honestly I'm much more interested in seeing Spider-Man 4 than either Thor or Pirates 4 but whatever.
     
  14. Kegg

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    ^
    And I'm more interested in Warcraft than all three of those movies combined. I hope these delays don't impede this other Raimi flick at all.
     
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  15. Greg Cox

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    I'm probably most interested in THOR, just because Spidey's been done already, but I'm also curious to see how much ON STRANGER TIDES is based on the (really good) Tim Powers novel of the same title.
     
  16. JacksonArcher

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    I heard it will only be faithful in name only.
     
  17. Greg Cox

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    Oh well. Here's hoping that Powers will be well compensated at least.

    And who knows? Maybe the movie will boost the book's sales some.
     
  18. JacksonArcher

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    Haha. I said "in my name only". I swear that was accidental.
     
  19. Dream

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    Disney has bought the movie rights to On Stranger Tides so Powers has definately been paid. I think they'll take many things from the novel. Hopefully they'll have Blackbeard in POTC4 like the novel.
     
  20. Allyn Gibson

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    Some of us are still waiting for Raimi's Discworld movie, y'know. :)

    I'm indifferent to Spider-Man 4. Maybe with a different cast, who actually gave a damn, I'd be more interested.
     

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