Where and when will Marvel’s The Inhumans series shoot, and how will it coexist with Agents of SHIELD? Want to see how Korea’s Saturday Night Live is using Doctor Strange for comedy? How can you read DC Comics Rebirth comics by using your library card? What’s going on with Fox’s mystery X-Men TV series? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 by Angie Han
The DC Extended Universe has been off to a rocky start, to put it mildly. Yes, their films have made money, but the audience reactions to Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, and Suicide Squad have been divided at best. Still, they’ve got a few promising projects coming up on the slate including Justice League and The Batman. And those involved with the franchise would really, really like you to know that they’re going to be good.
In a new interview, Aquaman screenwriter Will Beall talks up Justice League as “much more fun” and “much poppier” than its somber predecessors. Meanwhile, Ben Affleck reassures fans that, yes, he’s still planning to direct The Batman. Read More »
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One of my go-to “drunk in a bar and feeling shouty” conversation subjects is the lack of respect for stunt coordinators and the bruised, battered, and fearless men and women working with them. After all, these are people who put their personal safety on the line to bring movies to life and they don’t even have a category at the Academy Awards (something that has not gone unnoticed). And since one of my other go-to “drunk in a bar and feeling shouty” conversation subjects is all about how Mad Max: Fury Road really is as great, and maybe even better, than its reputation suggests, that film’s stunt team has nothing but my undying respect.
So the news that they’re working on James Wan’s Aquaman is the kind of display of good taste that makes me feel pretty warm toward the upcoming DC comics movie.
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Posted on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 by Angie Han
In the past six years, James Wan and Patrick Wilson have made no fewer than four movies together. So it probably shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that when it came time for Wan to add to the cast of his latest project, he turned to his favorite star. Wilson is jumping into the pool with Wan for Aquaman, joining Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and Willem Dafoe. Learn more, including details on the character Wilson is playing, below. Read More »
Why did Jai Courtney get naked and chase David Ayer on the Suicide Squad set? Why does Jason Momoa identify with Aquaman? Are you ready for a Guardians of the Galaxy Telltale video game? Did you know there was once a pitch for an odd crossover between Smallville and Supernatural? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »