Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has revealed that he was offered the chance to snap up directing duties on DC's Aquaman.
Johnny Depp allegedly asked several Hollywood studio bosses to blacklist his ex-wife Amber Heard and even tried to get her fired from Aquaman.
The colourful superhero tale 'Shazam!' has ascended to the top of the UK box office in its opening weekend, hitting an excellent £4m.
"Johnny and I refer to his other personality, the part of him that is present when he beats me up — we call that the monster," Heard said.
Sitcom's tie-in contest for tickets to the DC movie premiere potentially gives away a surprise plot development.
As well as giving us our first proper look at the team in action (including a curiously Iron Man-esque Cyborg, played by Ray Fisher), this trailer also gives us our first brief glimpses of some other new characters, including Amber Heard as Mera, and JK Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. There’s also a quick glimpse of Amy Adams as Lois Lane – although, as necessitated by the ending of ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ one rather notable absentee is Henry Cavill as Superman.
It’s little secret that the DC Extended Universe, the Warner Bros-owned comic company’s attempt at a rival to the mighty Marvel Cinematic Universe, is struggling. Whilst its three existing movies – 2013’s ‘Man of Steel,’ and 2016’s ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ – all performed well at the box office, none of them have won over audiences or critics the way Marvel have. This means that, at present, the only DC movie lined up for release in 2018 is ‘Aquaman.’ However, it has emerged that the studio are contemplating filling the gap left by ‘The Batman’ by accelerating the development process on one of their planned films.