MTV reports the following:
“Shawn Ashmore, who won Breakthrough Male at the MTV Movie Awards for his role as Bobby Drake (a.k.a. Iceman) in “X2: X-Men United,” will star in “Earthsea,” an epic miniseries for the Sci-Fi Channel co-starring Isabella Rossellini and Danny Glover. “It’s based on these books by an author named Ursula K. Le Guin, sort of in the vein of ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ” Ashmore said. “It’s this world that’s basically scattered into thousands of islands, and it’s basically the power struggle between humans and sorcerers and these priestesses who protect the world.” Ashmore has also signed on for a third “X-Men,” but he described the project as “up in the air.” If it does go into production, he’s hoping for an Iceman vs. Pyro fight. “There’s a bitter rivalry there, so I think we need a big battle royal,” he said. “Some ice walls, some slides, some flames, just an awesome fight sequence.” …”
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