Movie/TV news: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN Season Premiere Set, More
by Lucas Siegel, Newsarama Site Editor
Date: 20 December 2012 Time: 10:26 AM ET
Quesada & Loeb on ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN
Ultimate Spider-Man Season TwoThe Ultimate Spider-Man animated series — which, given recent comic book developments, looks like it might be the only place to regularly see Peter Parker as Spider-Man come the new year — has set a season two premiere date, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The show is slated to return to Disney XD with new episodes starting Jan. 21 — that's a Monday — at 7 p.m. The hour-long season premiere will feature recent movie villain The Lizard, along with future movie villain Electro. Ultimate Spider-Man will return to its regular Sunday at 11 a.m. slot following the premiere. THR. She'll sign on as a series regular if it goes beyond the pilot. Do be doo doo do be doo doo Bryan Singer may be busy signing all his old pals to X-Men: Days of Future Past, but he's also looking at the small screen. Singer and CBS Studios are working on a reboot of The Twilight Zone, currently in its early stages and looking for a writer. This would mark the fourth run of the series, which previously ran for five years in the 60s, three years in the 80s, and a single season failure on third-tier network UPN in 2002. No word on whether Hugh Jackman will appear as Wolverine in it, though. Pilot Season or Spec Script Season? Top Cow's Theory of Everything might not have made it past their Pilot Season program in 2011 [The Beauty won that round, and can be read here], but while it won't continue as a comic book, it may see new life as a movie. Fox has picked up the sci-fi story by Dan Casey and Nick Nantell which features a man trying to rescue his wife from a parallel reality. Top Cow is staying in the mix as well, with Marc Silvestri and Matt Hawkins executive producing the film. Got a comment? There's lots of conversation on Newsarama's FACEBOOK and TWITTER!