Item one in this correlation: Paul Giamatti doing some pre-post-production work to play the Rhino on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. (Comics at the Movies)
- Alanna Bennett, a writer for the Mary Sue two summers in a row, is graduating from college today! That’s not really a news item, we just want to give her a shout out. Congrats, Alanna!
- Speaking of graduations, Joss Whedon wants us to know that we’re all going to die. (io9)
- The French film Blue, based on a graphic novel, is becoming a controversial hit at Cannes. (MovieBob)
- Collectors Weekly has a very interesting post up about the relatively unknown women who made a living painting pinups in the WWII era.
Second item in correlation: Peter Dinklage and a moustache on the set of X-Men First Class. There’s no official word on who Dinklage will be playing, but Bolivar Trask, inventor of the Sentinels, and the mutant hero Puck have both been raised as ideas. (io9)