The unparalleled success of this summer’s Marvel movie The Avengers, coupled with the interest in Christopher Nolan’s final Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, has shined a bright spotlight on DC Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. If Marvel can make billions with second tier superheros like Iron Man and Thor, why hasn’t DC done the same thing?
They’re trying. The Internet rejoiced when Warner Bros. announced they were finally pushing ahead with their big superhero team up film, Justice League. At the same time writers were revealed to be working on a Wonder Woman movie and we’ve all heard about long rumored films featuring The Flash, Shazam and others.
Still, though things are in motion, the only DC character with a movie in production – or scheduled at all – is Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, a film which will have its coming out party at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend. According to sources, that’ll likely be the only DC movie for upwards of three years as the company tries to line everything up. Warner Bros. film group President Jeff Robinov revealed, “”My hope is that over the next month or so we’ll be ready to lay out the plan for the next DC movies” and they’re already doing that in video games, comics and more. Read More »
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most important loudest gaming event, is currently going on in Los Angeles, CA and out of the smoke have emerged trailers and info on a bunch of new movie, TV and comic related games.
After the jump we’ve got trailers for South Park: The Stick of Truth (yes, the South Park gang is starring in a M rated video game), a Marvel actioner called Avengers: Battle for Earth, and an updated WiiU version of Batman: Arkham City called Armored Edition. There’s also a new Transformers gamed called Transformers: Fall of Cybertron and there’s a surprising twist in who the villains are for the next Star Trek game.
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Has a toy revealed a huge action beat of The Dark Knight Rises? What present did Henry Cavill buy his crew from Man of Steel? Want to listen to the entire soundtrack from The Avengers? When might we see the Civil War storyline appear in the Marvel universe? If Christopher Nolan‘s Batman showed up at your birthday party, would it be a good thing? How excited are kids for The Avengers? Where can you see Stan Lee‘s personal Marvel collection and which soap opera will have an Avengers cross over this week? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see a few new stills from The Avengers? How long has Marvel wanted to work with Joss Whedon? Are you looking for detailed breakdowns of The Dark Knight Rises trailer? When will the X-Men Origins: Wolverine pirate get out of prison? Where can you buy a Dark Knight inspired motorcycle outfit? Which famous Marvel comic book storyline is getting a prose adaptation and what’s the latest on The Amazing Spider-Man and Batman: Arkham City video games? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 by David Chen
This week, Dave Chen, Devindra Hardawar and Adam Quigley chat about the fall of Netflix, enjoy the listlessness of The Trip, debate the impressiveness of The Last Exorcism, and try to figure out who would pay $60 for Tower Heist. Special guest Matt Patches joins us from Hollywood.com.
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