Plans to shoot the new Spider-Man movie in Brooklyn during Passover is not going over well. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Planned ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Shoot In Brooklyn During Passover Has Jewish Community Outraged

The blockbuster Hollywood sequel has already started filming around the area, but upcoming plans to swing through Brooklyn are under fire.


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The Man Who Killed Spider-Man Talks Superhero Shake Up

The first issue of The Superior Spider-Man hits comic shops Wednesday. Only it’s not Peter Parker behind the famous mask – because Peter Park is dead.


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Hartnett: The Knicks Were Right — ‘Linsanity’ Has Become Ordinary

Cheer him, boo him, whatever — The bottom line is that Jeremy Lin has been a non-factor since leaving New York.


James Franco arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Franco Friendly’ NYU? Professor Claims He Was Canned For Giving Actor Poor Grade

He’s Hollywood “A” list. But Oscar nominee James Franco got a “D” in a graduate class at NYU, and a professor claims that’s one reason the school fired him.


In the wake of the death of Peter Parker, Ultimate Spider-Man is still slinging webs across Manhattan. (credit: AP Photo/Marvel Comics)

New ‘Spider-Man’ Swinging Into Comic Book Shops Following Death Of Peter Parker

Miles Morales is a half-black, half-Hispanic super-powered teen who gets into the hero game after being inspired by Parker’s death.


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Staffers Prepping ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Shoot Get Stuck On Boom Lift In Chinatown

The men were working to set up for a shoot on the roof of a building on Market Street and were six stories high when they got stuck for two hours.


People gather outside the Foxwoods Theatre, home of "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" - New York, NY - Dec 22, 2010 - AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano

A New Chance For ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’

Only now, after years of preparation, a script co-written and directed by Julie Taymor (“The Lion King’s” live-action stage adaptation; “Across the Universe,”), a score by Bono and the Edge, and over ONE HUNDRED performances, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” the new Broadway musical, has a chance to get better.


People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

‘Spider-Man’ Swings For One Last Performance Before Break

The troubled show is shutting down after Sunday afternoon’s matinee as producers attempt to revamp the musical in time for summer.


Batman Live! Will kick off its European tour this July. Will it be anything like the Spider-Man spectacle in New York? (credit: Joel Ryan/AP)

‘Batman Live’ Directors Insist The Show Will Be Nothing Like ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’

Another comic book superhero is hitting the stage for a live show. Will Batman Live be anything like the troubled Spider-Man show?


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FDNY, Spider-Man, And Captain America Team Up In Fire Prevention Comic Book

Some of Earth’s mightiest super-heroes have teamed up with New York’s Bravest to battle a common foe.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg appears as 'Spider-Mike' at the Inner Circle Dinner, March 26, 2011. (credit: Spencer T. Tucker/Flickr/nycmayorsoffice)

Even ‘Spider-Mike’ Suffers Technical Glitches At Annual Inner Circle Dinner

At the annual Inner Circle charity dinner Saturday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s arrival on stage was gripped by technical difficulties. While being lowered to the stage in a harness, Bloomberg got stuck.


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Bloomberg Takes Jabs In Annual Inner Circle Fundraiser

In the annual Inner Circle charity dinner, Mayor Bloomberg took jabs for the snow fiasco, the hiring of Cathie Black and his relationship with the press.


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The Week In Review: Controversial Hearings, Spider-Man Changes & Tri-State Flooding

It was a week that had area residents dealing with rain-swollen waterways and flooded homes, featured controversy over Homeland Security hearings and more bad news for the Broadway’s Spider-Man production.


People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Broadway’s Spider-Man To Delay Opening Until Early Summer

Producers on Wednesday confirmed that “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” would be delayed. Again.


Banner for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark." (credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

‘Spider-Man’ On Broadway Slapped With Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the citations for four separate incidents late last year that resulted in injuries to the cast.