Who is the Worst X-Man Ever? Which Marvel superhero did Beyoncé dress up as at a recent party? What would it take for Alan Tudyk to play Blue Beetle? Who has Robert Downey Jr. invited to the Captain America: Civil War premiere? Why did the Batman v Superman script change after Jesse Eisenberg joined the cast? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »


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Why are Captain America and Thor kissing? What does Vin Diesel want to see Groot do in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Would Back to the Future writer Bob Gale want to tackle Booster Gold? Does the new issue of Guardians of the Galaxy make fun of the Star Wars prequels? What can we expect from Captain America and Falcon’s relationship in Civil War? Get all that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Booster Gold and Blue Beetle

Warner Bros. has about ten DC Extended Universe movies planned for the next five years, and it looks like they’re crowding in one more. Rumor has it a Booster Gold / Blue Beetle team-up is in the works, with Greg Berlanti directing and Zak Penn writing. In contrast to the dark and gritty vibe of the other DC projects, this one is envisioned as a buddy comedy. More details on the Booster Gold movie after the jump.  Read More »

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Which superhero does Nathan Fillion want to play? Why is Chiwetel Ejiofor excited for Doctor Strange? How’s Batman‘s no-kill philosophy working out for him? What does Jesse Eisenberg have to say about the Batman v Superman script? Did you catch Arrow‘s WWE Summerslam showdown this weekend? What would Iron Man look like as a mermaid? Has Jeremy Renner confirmed Hawkeye’s Civil War allegiance? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

Suicide Squad

So far, Warner Bros.’ DC Universe has focused mostly on big, iconic figures like Superman and Batman. But the DC Comics stable stretches far beyond the Justice League, and now the studio is looking to bring some lesser known properties to the silver screen.

According to a new report, David Goyer is working on lower-budget adaptations of more obscure titles like Suicide Squad, Booster Gold, Deathstroke, and Team 7. Hit the jump for more details on these developing projects.

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There are more Stephen King film and TV adaptations than most people could count — only the most die-hard fan or serious film and TV trainspotter would be likely to remember them all. But there is a small subset of King’s fiction that has remained largely untapped: fantasy.

The author doesn’t have a lot of books that fit into the fantasy column. The Dark Tower series is primary among them, and then there is the Peter Straub collaboration The Talisman, in which a young boy makes a cross-country journey by flipping back and forth between our world and a parallel fantasy one.

Those are big books, and have resisted adaptation so far. (The Dark Tower might make it to screens soon.) One of King’s other fantasy efforts is more slight, and perhaps more suited for adaptation: The Eyes of the Dragon, a fairy tale he originally created for his daughter, and eventually published in 1987. If Syfy has its way, the book could end up on screens soon. Read More »

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Is DC hero Booster Gold coming to TV? What did Chloe Moretz have to say about Kick Ass 2 this time? Why is Marvel spoiling Fantastic Four #600 in the mainstream media? Did Gary Oldman enjoy shooting IMAX scenes in The Dark Knight Rises? Which movie from the 1920s influenced the development of Batman’s arch-nemesis The Joker? Read about all of this and much more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »