‘Dark Knight Rises’ Over New York, ‘Wolverine’ Sequel Talk

The Dark Knight Rises” is taking Manhattan by storm, with its two-week New York City shoot well underway at this point. So far we’ve seen bad guys on bikes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Gotham police officer John Blake on the city streets, an increasingly familiar aircraft and one extremely unusual object that may or may not be a bomb. Check out all of the details in our “Dark Knight Rises” report, but be warned, spoilers lie that way.

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“The Wolverine” Will Be Intense
That seems like an understatement, doesn’t it? But when we spoke with “Wolverine” director James Mangold about his plans for the character’s second big-screen solo outing, “intense” was the constant word of choice. Click here to read all of his thoughts on where he plans to take Wolverine in the maybe-kinda-sorta “X-Men Origins” sequel.

No Mandarin For “Iron Man 3″
If you were hoping to see Tony Stark’s ring-clad nemesis, The Mandarin, finally arrive on screen in the upcoming third “Iron Man” movie, get ready for some disappointment. Director Shane Black recently spoke out against the character, describing him as “a racist caricature.” If not Mandarin, who would you want to see as the “Iron Man 3″ villain?

“Spider-Man” Villain Isn’t Evil
Curt Connors isn’t a truly bad guy, just deeply misguided. That’s the opinion of actor Rhys Ifans, at least, who told MTV News during a recent interview supporting “Anonymous” that his “Amazing Spider-Man” villain isn’t a villain in the conventional sense. Get all of his thoughts in the video below.

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