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A while back, Dreamworks teamed up with a company called Global Creatures to produce a $20 million theatrical version of How to Train Your Dragon which is premiering this March.
With all the injuries on the set of the Spider-Man musical, Spider-Man: Off With The Darkness And The Injuries To The Actors With The Ouch And The Flavin, we're a little surprised one of the eighty-four Law & Order spin-offs hasn't filmed a "ripped from the headlines" episode about it already.
Last year, HBO ran a documentary called Magic and Bird: A Courtship of Rivals (I think they meant "courtship" as a basketball pun, not to imply that the two were dating, but I'm honestly not sure which would be gayer).
"Spider-Man: Illuminate The Darkness Or Whatever" doesn't officially open until March 15th (or at least that's what they said the fifth time they delayed the opening), but most of the major critics published their reviews yesterday (which was supposed to be the debut prior to the most recent delay).
Since the official opening of musical debacle Spider-Man: It's Dark In This Orchestra Pit has been pushed back (again) to February 7th for rewrites, the spokesman for the play (Rick Miramontez) has announced that Bono, The Edge, and Julie Taymor will be attending all performances between now and opening night.
We never tire of talking about the clearly doomed sure to be tremendous musical Spider-Man: Flip The Off Switch On The Absence Of Illumination (or something like that).
On Monday night, aerialist/actor Christopher Tierney (pictured at right) fell "approximately 30 feet" when a cable failed during a performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark (remains in the hospital with broken ribs.
UPDATE: TheNYTimes has a video of the fall, and there's a video after the jump.
As you might remember from our scintillating and intelligent coverage/mocking of the Spider-Man musical, one of the problems is that they kept hurting stuntmen.
The Broadway musical directed by Julia Taymor with music by Bono and The Edge staged its first preview performance on Sunday.
We've previously reported on the woes of the Spider-Man musical, oh, we're sorry, "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark", which seems out to kill its stuntmen.
If you're one of those people that feel that Opera is too accessible and easy to understand, you'll love the entirely-in-Klingon opera u, which will premiere in The Netherlands in September.
Joining such beloved science fiction properties that have absolutely no business being on stage, like Spider-Man, or Batman (which died, only for a new one to start up), or Star Wars, or Superman, or Lord of the Rings, or.
While the Spider-Man musical is dying a slow death in its never-gonna-reach-it trip towards Broadway, it looks like another hero's actually going to make it to the stage.