Thursday’s musical Spiderman news

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  • Alex Proyas’s Tripods to be a trilogy
  • Total Recall to be remade
  • More Neverending Story
  • Sam Jackson to play Nick Fury in nine films
  • Peter Baynham writing Russell Brand’s Arthur remake
  • Arnie to appear in Sylvester Stallone movie, also starring Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren and Mickey Rourke
  • Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg to play the B Team
  • Joss Whedon on why WB is struggling with DC’s characters
  • Matt Damon to star in adaptation of Philip K Dick’s The Adjustment Bureau


  • Ye gods. Spiderman: the musical, with music and lyrics by U2


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  • Rob Buckley

    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.