Joss Whedon Departs BATGIRL

Well, that’s a kicker. Yes, as the headline suggests, Joss Whedon is no longer a part of Warner Brothers’ upcoming Batgirl movie. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, with Whedon having been developing the picture since last year. In addition to writing the film, he was also going to be directing. In a statement, Whedon … Continued

Thomas Haden Church Appearing in Upcoming Superhero Movie

Thomas Haden Church is no stranger to the superhero game, and now the hugely talented actor has revealed that he’s already filmed a role for an upcoming comic book effort. Previously, Church played a sympathetic take on Sandman in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, and now he’s surprised us all by confirming his return to superhero … Continued

Joaquin Phoenix to Play the Joker?

Well, this is a potentially brilliant piece of casting if it does indeed come off. Yes, as the headline suggests, Joaquin Phoenix is being lined up to play the Joker. As per Variety, the Her and Walk the Line star has reportedly already agreed to play the Clown Prince of Crime in the upcoming Joker … Continued

Ron Cephas Jones Joins SHAZAM!

As David F. Sandberg’s Shazam! continues to flesh-out its cast, the upcoming DCEU effort has moved to bring in Ron Cephas Jones. The Wrap broke the news, with the Emmy-nommed actor set to play the mysterious Wizard in the hotly-anticipated movie. Jones is likely best known to genre fans for Mr. Robot and Marvel’s Luge … Continued

FLASHPOINT Lands Two Directors

We’ve known for a little while now that the upcoming solo movie for Ezra Miller’s Flash was to be dubbed Flashpoint, and now the potential game-changer has found its new directing team. If you remember, Dope’s Rick Famuyiwa was previously on board to direct before having to depart due to creative differences. Going further back, … Continued

SHAZAM Set for April 2019 Release

After much speculation, David F. Sandberg’s Shazam has finally been given a set release date of April 5th, 2019. Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed the news, adding that the film will also be shown in IMAX. The future of Warner Brothers’ DC Extended Universe is a little murky right now, with behind-the-scenes rejigs throwing doubt over … Continued

GREEN LANTERN CORPS “Still in the Works”

While there has recently been plenty of rejigs and reshuffling behind the scenes with Warner Brothers’ DC Extended Universe, it’s now been confirmed that, despite some uncertainty, Green Lantern Corps is still happening. Speaking at the recent TCA Event (as per IGN), screenwriter David Goyer revealed that it’s still full steam ahead for the cinematic … Continued

Jeffrey Dean Morgan Eyeing DCEU Role

With Jeffrey Dean Morgan currently experiencing a huge boost in popularity thanks to his role as Negan in AMC’s The Walking Dead, many are eager to see more from the charismatic Morgan. And now, the actor himself has teased a possible role in the DC Extended Universe. Of course, Morgan has already appeared in the … Continued

Two More Join SHAZAM!

As Shazam! continues to flesh out its cast, two new additions have been brought in to the David F. Sandberg-helmed effort. Courtesy of Deadline, Fresh Off the Boat’s Ian Chen and Bella and the Bulldogs’ Jovan Armand have been brought in to play Eugene and Pedro, two pals of young Billy Batson. The duo join … Continued

Jon Hamm Keen to Replace Ben Affleck as Batman

It seems that barely a week goes by without some talk of Ben Affleck being replaced in the cape and cowl over in the DC Extended Universe. And with it having been quiet on that front this week, now comes word of yet another name in the frame to take over the Caped Crusader gig … Continued