Sunday, March 29, 2009

New Villain Created for "Spider-Man" Musical (aka: JPX hates musicals)

I'll kill you with chocolaty goodness!

From worstpreviews, NY Post spoke to director Julie Taymor (The Lion King), whose $40 million musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is set to open in New York at the Hilton Theater in January 2010. "[Spider-Man] is not going to sing and dance in tights," she said, adding that it's more like a "circus rock-'n'-roll drama."

The musical will feature lots of villains for Spidey to battle, including Green Goblin, Carnage, Electro, Rhino, Swarm, Lizard and a completely new one.

Taymor has invented a brand new baddie for the show -- Swiss Miss, whose costume, designed by Oscar winner Eiko Ishioka (Bram Stoker's Dracula), consists of rotating knives and swirling corkscrews.

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