Welcome to Captain's Log -- your (semi) daily round-up of sci-fi randomness from around the web. Here's what's happening:

While trying to see if Willem Dafoe was in the running to play the Joker in Tim Burton's Batman, MTV learned that he almost had a much bigger gig: The Caped Crusader himself.

Screen Daily reports that Xavier Gens, the man behind Hitman, will helm a new post-apocalyptic action thriller called The Fallout.

Green Hornet is one of those projects that could easily be so very bad, but Seth Rogen told SciFi Wire that's he's doing everything he can to make sure it doesn't suck.

io9 calls Battlestar Galactica: The Plan a fan-only release that feels like "a gussied-up clip show."

An Irish martial arts fantasy with drool-worthy visuals? Check out the trailer for The Cup of Tears over at Twitch.

Meanwhile, Felicia Day has shared two pieces of awesomeness: a short where she schools a clueless filmmaker about the truth behind exploding and colliding galaxies for NASA, and a Guild Halloween bonus.

Quiet Earth
reminds us that Toronto fell victim to zombies again on the 24th. I wonder if anyone was punched?
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