Want to see Tom Holland (or his stunt double) in the Spidey suit on the set of Spider-Man: Homecoming? Why is Batman: Return to Arkham being delayed? When is Agents of SHIELD returning to ABC? Want to see some alternate designs for Hawkeye for Captain America: Civil War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Suicide Squad is the most talked about movie online this past week. More people have been talking about that film than Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Justin Lin‘s Star Trek Beyond or even the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. This is according to ComScore’s PreAct reports, which claim that Warner Bros’ DC Universe film has generated the most social media conversations of any of the films coming out for the rest of the year, both last week and cumulative. Lets delve into the Suicide Squad online tracking numbers, after the jump.
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Today brings Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ultimate Edition to Digital HD, so you can finally see if the 30 extra minutes of footage does anything to improve Zack Snyder‘s superhero battle. For those who liked the movie, it will probably just give you more footage to sink your teeth into. But for those who didn’t like the theatrical cut, they’re hoping it will fix at least some of the problems they had the first time around.
Now you can get a little taste of some of the extra footage and edits made to the film as the first 10 minutes of Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition have been made available online. That’s the entire sequence with Bruce Wayne’s parents dying, as well as his witnessing to the fight between Superman and General Zod from Man of Steel.
But what you’re probably really curious about is the Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition reviews. Is this new cut of Batman v Superman worth checking out? Does it change the minds of anyone who didn’t like the theatrical cut? Find out after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by Angie Han
The first trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange introduced many of the key players including Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Baron Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor), and the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). One we haven’t seen yet, though, is Wong, played by Benedict Wong.
In the comics, Wong is Strange’s sidekick and valet as well as a master martial artist himself. But expect some big changes in the movie version. “I’m certainly not going to be the tea-making manservant,” the actor teased in a recent interview. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by Angie Han
Earlier this month, our own Peter Sciretta visited the set of Warner Bros.’ Justice League and returned with hopeful reports of a movie with more heart and a more colorful personality than the divisive Batman v Superman had. But as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. So today, we’ve got some art for you to feast your eyes on.
A new bit of Justice League concept art has been revealed thanks to the digital HD release of the Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition, and it offers a better look at the whole gang: Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), the Flash (Ezra Miller), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), and Cyborg (Ray Fisher). Check it out below. Read More »
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It feels like 2016 is just flying by, because we’re just over three weeks away from San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll be in the heart of all the pop culture craziness as usual, and it looks like fans are going to have their days packed pretty full if they plan on seeing everything that Warner Bros. Television has to offer. The TV studio is bring 21 shows to the convention this summer. That includes comic book favorites like Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Gotham and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and a slew of other geek friendly shows with large, loyal fanbases.
Get the full list of TV shows at 2016 Comic-Con after the jump. Read More »
Do you need some reasons to rewatch Superman Returns on its 10th anniversary? Want to see footage from an abandoned Daredevil video game for PlayStation 2? What is Lex Luthor doing as the new Superman in the Justice League comics? How long is Suicide Squad? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2016 by Angie Han
The Neon Demon is Nicolas Winding Refn‘s first movie with a female lead, but that’s not for lack of trying. You may recall that way back, Refn wanted to direct a Wonder Woman movie. That didn’t happen, obviously — the Wonder Woman movie due out from Warner Bros. and DC next year is directed by Patty Jenkins — but now he’s got his eye on a different superheroine. In a recent interview, he revealed he wanted to make a Batgirl movie. Read More »
Everyone here in the United States got to see Deadpool back in February, and even if you didn’t catch it in theaters, it’s been available on home video for about a month now. But over in Japan, audiences just got to see the Merc with a Mouth on the big screen when it arrived on June 1. In addition, they’re also still waiting to see X-Men: Apocalypse when it arrives on August 11.
What’s cool is that despite the long wait to see these movies after they’ve hit the US, our friends in Japan get to see some fun cross-promotional marketing featuring Deadpool popping up after the new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer. Even more amusing is that the Merc with a Mouth actually throws some shade on 20th Century Fox.
Watch the Japanese X-Men Apocalypse trailer with Deadpool after the jump. Read More »