Thankfully, there’s already a tease of what’s to come, with Aquaman getting his own mini teaser. It’s cool, it’s impressive and it’s apparently the first of five teasers to come before the full trailer is revealed on Saturday.
It looks as though ‘The Batman’ is going through some changes. During an interview with CBS Pittsburgh (via Batman News) Joe Manganiello – the man behind the Deathstroke mask – cast doubt on whether or not he’s even in the movie at all. “Maybe,” he said, throwing his hands up in the air when asked about ‘The Batman’.
Lex Luthor is about to join the MCU. At least, ‘Smallville’ actor Michael Rosenbaum is on board. During an interview with The Adam Corolla Show, the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ director James Gunn revealed that Michael Rosenbaum has snagged a role in the upcoming Marvel movie.
Zack Snyder has revealed a new clip from ‘Justice League’. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a very small clip from what’s likely going to be an action-packed almost-debut for the character in the upcoming ‘Justice League’ movie.
It’s official – Nightwing is getting a solo film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the long-time Batman sidekick Dick Grayson will star in his very own DC superhero flick… with ‘Lego batman Movie’ director at the helm. “Warner Bros. is plotting a new DC superhero film based on the Batman-centric character Nightwing,” they revealed.
Credit: Warner Bros. It’s official – ‘The Batman’ has found its director. Matt Reeves has officially closed a deal to direct ‘The Batman’ – the upcoming solo movie starring Ben Affleck as DC’s Dark Knight.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is ramping up its production line this year with three films instead of its usual two: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. It’s a signal of intent from Marvel and one of confidence in the hugely successful cinematic universe model which began with ‘Iron Man’ in 2008.
During an interview with The Guardian, the 61-year-old actor revealed that his upcoming role in ‘Justice League’ is just the beginning… and will be a lot bigger in Aquaman’s solo movie. “Well, Justice League is very particular because it’s an ensemble movie and my character is being introduced here in order to be a principal role in Aquaman,” he said. A long-time recurring character in the ‘Aquaman’ comic books, it looks as though his role is likely just a cameo in ‘Justice League’.
It’s official - ‘Justice League Dark’ is going a bit darker. No, not the live-action ‘Justice League Dark’ movie which began life with Guillermo del Toro - we’re talking about the new DC Universe Animated Original Movie, which will be led by none other than Matt Ryan as John Constantine. Appearing online via IGN, the Official ‘Justice League Dark’ trailer gives us an impressive look at DC’s latest animated offering.
During an interview with Empire Magazine, director Scott Derrickson revealed that ‘Doctor Strange’ almost faced a very different villain. “The trouble with starting with Nightmare is getting across the idea of the Dream Dimension as another dimension. The controller of the Nightmare Realm and Dream Dimension, Nightmare has encountered Doctor Strange on several occasions… but is nowhere near as powerful (or as prevalent) as Dormammu.
The Dark Knight kicks it up a notch… according to Deathstroke. “[Ben Affleck’s] take is a fresh take but I think the audience is going to be surprised,” he told the Mark Madden, Super Genius Podcast. Well, if you believe the hype, it could mean that reports of ‘The Batman’ script being in a spot of bother could be very, very wrong.
It’s official - Junkie XL has quit ‘Deadpool 2’. “It is with a heavy heart that I have decided not to score the upcoming Deadpool movie. “Since it was revealed that Deadpool’s brilliant creative director Tim Miller will not be involved in the project anymore, I have undertaken some soul searching,” he explained.
The Dark Knight Rises… to tackle creepy clowns. Following the recent creepy clown epidemic, it looks as though one New York Police Department has come up with a pretty unique solution to combat them - Batman. “The Fairport Police have received a lead in the Crazy Clown epidemic that has been gripping the nation,“ the department wrote via Facebook.
It’s official - James Gunn has the best job in the world. During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, ‘Doctor Strange’ director Scott Derrickson revealed that James Gunn - the man behind ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ - has been very busy filming Stan Lee’s cameos. “James shot four cameos with Stan in one day.” Derrickson added that Gunn checked with the ‘Doctor Strange’ filmmaker to make sure he did the job right.
During an interview with Variety, 68-year-old ‘Batman V Superman’ star Jeremy Irons revealed that the upcoming Batman solo film will begin shooting next year. Asked about his role in ‘Justice League’, he replied: “Similar [to ‘Batman V Superman’], but then, of course, Ben’s going to make a Batman film next summer. “In the ‘Justice League’ we have seven major lead characters and I’m the butler to one of them,” he added.
It looks as though Benedict Cumberbatch isn’t just Doctor Strange. During an interview with IGN, director Scott Derrickson confirmed that ‘Doctor Strange’ features Cumberbatch in a very different role - the villainous Dormammu. “We knew it was an all CG character, but as we were in production Benedict brought it up as an idea,” he explained.
It seems Scott Derrickson went to great lengths to direct ‘Doctor Strange’. During an interview with Be Entertainment, the Marvel director revealed that he spent an obscene amount of money in order to secure his dream job of directing ‘Doctor Strange’. The Marvel director - who eventually took the helm of ‘Doctor Strange’ - wouldn’t reveal exactly how much he spent.
It looks as though Domino will appear in ‘Deadpool 2’. According to Collider, not only will the classic ‘X-Men’ character make an appearance in the upcoming ‘Deadpool’ sequel, but there’s a pretty awesome shortlist, too. “Sources close to the production exclusively tell Collider that testing has begun for the character of Domino,” they revealed.