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” [...]

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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 [...]

O’Shea Jackson Jr. Joins GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

O’Shea Jackson Jr., son of rapper/actor Ice Cube, received positive acclaim for portraying his father in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton, which followed the career of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. Since then, he's appeared in the comedy-drama Ingrid Goes West and is already set to appear next year in a heist film called Den of [...]

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 [...]

First Official Images Of Alicia Vikander As Lara Croft From TOMB RAIDER

We’ve already seen some unofficial images of Alicia Vikander on the set of the new Tomb Raider reboot, Warner Bros. and MGM have released three official images, giving us a much clearer look at the tone they're going for, which is clearly influenced by the well-received 2013 video game reboot. Here's an official, detailed synopsis: [...]

RUMOR CONTROL: Jordan Peele In Talks To Direct AKIRA For Warner Bros.

Jordan Peele is just coming off the rousing critical and financial success of his feature directorial debut, Get Out, which has so far made over $150 million on a $4.5 million budget. Naturally, fans are already asking about his next film and if he will stay in the horror/thriller genre or experiment with another one. The director [...]

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 [...]