Spider-Man

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.

12/19/2011

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.

08/02/2011

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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.

05/23/2011

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.

05/06/2011

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.

04/17/2011

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?

04/13/2011

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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.

04/05/2011

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.

03/28/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

03/27/2011

Photos: King: (Getty Images); NJ Flooding (Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS); Spider-Man Billboard (Getty Images)

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.

03/13/2011

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.

03/09/2011

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.

03/05/2011

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

‘Spider-Man’ Calls In Musical Reinforcements

The trouble-plagued Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has hired a veteran director to help with the show’s sound and arrangements.

02/21/2011

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Safety Inspectors Slap ‘Spider-Man’ Show With 2 Violations

Along with some less-than-stellar reviews this week, the Spider-Man musical has suffered another big blow from state safety inspectors, who slapped the show with two safety violations.

02/13/2011

Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), A Spider-Man impersonator in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

NBA, Marvel Teaming Up To Blend Knicks, Spider-Man

Marvel and the NBA are launching a new line of clothing, including caps, T-shirts and sweat shirts, at the upcoming All-Star game later this month. The line pairs famous super heroes with famous NBA teams, including Spider-Man and the Knicks.

WFAN–02/07/2011

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