Warner Bros. Developing Joker Origins Movie, Jared Leto Not Involved

Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. is developing a Joker origin film to be produced by Martin Scorsese and helmed by screenwriter Scott Silver (The Fighter, 8 Mile) from a script he is reportedly cowriting with Todd Phillips (War Dogs, The Hangover Part III). The film is being touted as “a gritty and grounded hard-boiled crime film” [...]


JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK Loses Another Director, IT Helmer Eyed to Take Over

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 [...]

Zack Snyder Handing JUSTICE LEAGUE Duties Over to Joss Whedon

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 [...]

THE FLASH Loses Potential Directors & Possibly Co-Star

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 [...]

Dolph Lundgren Joins AQUAMAN

We're still months away from the premiere of Warner Bros.' Justice League, where DC's live action heroes (previously debuted via cameos in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice) will join forces to save the Earth. In a direct counter to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Warners is pushing the crossover film first, then the solo films will [...]

Joss Whedon To Write & Direct BATGIRL Solo Film!

Joss Whedon is known for his strong female characters having lent his talents to his series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse in addition to work on Alien: Resurrection, The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, the latter two coming with him playing a huge part in guiding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unfortunately, he expressed [...]

RUMOR CONTROL: David Goyer reportedly considering directing GREEN LANTERN CORPS

This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts. Green Lantern Corps is one of the DC Extended Universe films that is furthest from release, but the studio still needs to get a director and a cast up and running so it'll be a more seamless transition once pre-production starts. David S. Foyer and Justin Rhodes [...]

RUMOR CONTROL: THE SHALLOWS director Jaume Collet-Serra runner-up for SUICIDE SQUAD 2

This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts. Currently, the job of Suicide Squad 2 is Mel Gibson's if he wants it. He's taking his time getting acquainted with the lore and really deciding if this is the project for him, and while he's doing that it's being reported that the studio is also considering Jaume Collet-Serra [...]

THE BATMAN being rewritten, Joe Manganiello unsure if Deathstroke will still be a part of the film

Warner Bros.' The Batman has hit roadblock after roadblock since it was officially greenlit in 2015. First, there were the supposed issues with the original script Ben Affleck had co-written with Geoff John. Then, Affleck stepped down as director and Chris Terrio came onboard to rewrite the script, which was said to feature the assassin Deathstroke (played by Joe Manganiello). With Terrio's [...]

AQUAMAN delayed; Sony announces VENOM spinoff film to take its place

First, the bad news. Warner Bros.' Aquaman film has been delayed from October 5, 2018 to December 21, 2018. This is the second release date change after being moved from its originally scheduled release of July 2018 due to the studio's snags with developing The Flash and The Batman. Director James Wan is already in [...]