Bad news for Joss Whedon fans, as THR reported exclusively earlier today that the writer/director has dropped out of the project after initially signing on almost a year ago to write and direct. Envisioned as a companion film to last year's Wonder Woman, Whedon reportedly was unable to craft a credible story for the movie which led to … Continue reading Joss Whedon Exits BATGIRL Solo Film
This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts. While Warner Bros. is in the midst of course-correcting their fledgling DC Extended Universe of shared films, we the fans have been waiting on the sidelines with bated breath and anticipation. Things looked grim with the sub-par and polarizing reception of last year's Justice League and then … Continue reading RUMOR CONTROL: Joaquin Phoenix In-Talks To Headline Joker Origin Film!
This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts. It's pretty much agreed across the board that Margot Robbie's turn as Harley Quinn was one of the best aspects of Suicide Squad and the DC Extended Universe as a whole. Prior to that film, her biggest claims to fame were supporting roles in The Wolf of … Continue reading RUMOR CONTROL: GOTHAM CITY SIRENS Film Dead; Other Harley Quinn Projects Still In The Works
Earlier today, The Wrap exclusively revealed that Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us, Luke Cage) is in-talks to join Warner Bros' Shazam as the wizard who bestows the powers on teenage Billy Batson—played by Asher Angel (Andi Mack)— so that he can magically transform temporarily into a fully grown, adult-size superhero, portrayed by Zachary Levi (Heroes Reborn, … Continue reading THIS IS US Actor Ron Cephas Jones In-Talks For SHAZAM Role!
Warner Bros. and DC Films are in the midst of a serious course correction after their burgeoning DC Extended Universe has hit a few....stumbling blocks. They're five films in and out of those, Wonder Woman is the only one to receive positive critical and financial acclaim. The recent Justice League—Warner's five years behind answer to … Continue reading SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Writers Tapped To Direct FLASHPOINT
Mark Strong has been rumored to be joining the cast of DC Films and New Line Cinema's Shazam—presumably as the villain—since November, despite long-standing reports that the titular magical hero would be squaring off against his predecessor and adversary, Black Adam (to be portrayed by Dwayne Johnson). But a shakeup at Warner Bros. has resulted in Johnson … Continue reading Mark Strong Confirmed For SHAZAM; Character Breakdowns Reveal Additional Villains!
Justice League is the culmination of the first phase in Warner Bros' DC Extended Universe of shared films...and the reception has—like the franchise as a whole up until this point—been decidedly polarizing. The film currently has the lowest franchise opening ever, $93.8 million (45% less than Batman v Superman's opening of $166 million) and the hodgepodge … Continue reading Warner Bros. Ushering Major Shake-Up Of DCEU
Justice League Dark has lost another director, with Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, Jumper) announcing that he is dropping out of the project due to scheduling conflicts with his dystopian film Chaos Walking for Lionsgate, which was officially given the greenlight earlier this month, making him the second to do so after Guillermo del Toro exited the film in … Continue reading JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK Loses Another Director, IT Helmer Eyed to Take Over
By now, most people are aware that Zack Snyder is exiting post-production work on Justice League due to the recent suicide of his 20-year old daughter, Autumn. His wife, producer Deborah Snyder, will be joining him as well. Joss Whedon (who will be helming the Batgirl solo film) has been brought in to finish reshoots as well as … Continue reading Zack Snyder Handing JUSTICE LEAGUE Duties Over to Joss Whedon
Warner Bros' DC Extended Universe has had a tough time finding its legs in the wake of the polarizing receptions of Man of Steel, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. Detractors place the blame squarely on the shoulders of director Zack Snyder (although it was David Ayer who helmed the latter) and … Continue reading THE FLASH Loses Potential Directors & Possibly Co-Star