RUMOR CONTROL: The Penguin Being Considered for ‘THE BATMAN’ or ‘BIRDS OF PREY’ Main Villain

This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts. Variety entertainment news reporter Justin Kroll has dug up an interesting little nugget of information regarding a couple of the DCEU's upcoming films. According to a couple of tweets, Kroll is stating that director Matt Reeves is considering replacing Deathstroke as the main villain of The Batman... Continue Reading →


Joss Whedon Exits BATGIRL Solo Film

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 →

RUMOR CONTROL: Joaquin Phoenix In-Talks To Headline Joker Origin 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 →

THIS IS US Actor Ron Cephas Jones In-Talks For SHAZAM Role!

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 →

Mark Strong Confirmed For SHAZAM; Character Breakdowns Reveal Additional Villains!

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 →

Warner Bros. Ushering Major Shake-Up Of DCEU

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. 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”... Continue Reading →

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