The Random Spiel: August 2nd 2007

A very cool Comic-Con only poster is out for the upcoming “Hellboy 2: The Golden Army”.

-Sam Raimi tells IESB.Net that he’s just got back the script adaptation of “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” and is currently talking with New Line Cinema about finding the right director. Raimi says he can’t talk about “The Hobbit” at this time, and in fact “I actually don’t know what’s happening right now”.

-David Cronenberg’s “Eastern Promises” is set to be the opening night film of this year’s London Film Festival.

-All sorts of story spoilers are out for the first “Futurama” direct-to-DVD release.

-Five character postcards are out from Pixar’s “Wall-E” opening next Summer.

-The latest ‘Cloverfield’ rumoured title? “Overnight” due to some legal submissions. New spy footage is up at IESB.Net.

-Another photo is out of Will Smith on the set of “John Hancock”.

-Hiroyuki Sanada talks about his part in “Speed Racer” and the new filming technique being employed.

-Video of the Batpod in action on the set of “The Dark Knight” is up at Latino Review.

-Sigourney Weaver talks very briefly about her role in the upcoming James Cameron-directed “Avatar” to Moviehole.

-Jon Favreau talks about the potential appearance of The Mandarin in “Iron Man”.

-Some cool poster art is up for We Own the Night and The Orphanage.