Will we see Aqualad make an appearance in Aquaman? Does a Spider-Man: Homecoming LEGO set hint at an action scene we can expect from the movie? Which superhero movie director does James Cameron cite as a young inspiration? Want to see the upgraded Batmobile from Justice League? Who is the cinematographer on Aquaman? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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When can we expect our first look at Ayesha in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? What villain is Kevin Sorbo going to play on this season of Supergirl? Who does James Gunn think should direct The Batman? Which Star Wars: Attack of the Clones star may be taking a role in Aquaman? Want to see how creepy Cameron Monaghan‘s face make-up is for Gotham? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Nicole Kidman and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are both in early negotiations to join James Wan‘s Aquaman. Kidman would play Aquaman’s mother, while the Get Down star would be playing the film’s villain Black Manta. More details about the Nicole Kidman Aquaman casting, after the jump.
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Production on the first big screen iteration of Aquaman is scheduled to being in just a few months. The film is currently in pre-production, and part of the preparation includes getting the principal cast together with director James Wan for a table read.
In fact, that key part of the filmmaking process just happened this week as James Wan posted a photo with the underwater superhero (Jason Momoa) as well as Mera (Amber Heard) and the villainous Ocean Master (Patrick Wilson). Check out the gang getting together after the jump. Read More »
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 »
What are the working titles for the new Cloak & Dagger and Runaways TV series? Just how long is the streak of new comic book releases having at least one comic book cover homage? How many Razzies could Batman v Superman end up nominated for this year? Want to hear Donald Trump quotes done by Mark Hamill as The Joker? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. 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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Why didn’t Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s The Governator superhero comic book ever happen? Did you know The Flash almost had an open world video game for XBOX 360 and PS3? Which filmmaker will DC’s Legends of Tomorrow have to stop from quitting film school? Just how many things are “wrong” with Deadpool? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »