Posted on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Before we actually deal with the news at hand, let me just lead by saying that I use IMDb every single day and find it to be one of the most valuable resources on the internet. I am on there dozens of times a day, to double check the cast and crew of a movie I’m writing about or to read random trivia out loud to fill awkward silences at bad parties. I love you, Internet Movie Database. You are wonderful.
But you’re also a little drunk, as evidenced by your top 10 movies of 2016.
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What western has a big influence on Logan? Who should play Poison Ivy in the Gotham City Sirens movie? What did Mark Millar think about the big screen adaptation of Captain America: Civil War? When will The New Mutants start filming? What drew Patrick Wilson to joining Aquaman and working with James Wan again? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Is there a chance Neil Patrick Harris will be involved in The Flash/Supergirl musical crossover episode in the future? Want to spice up your fireplace screensaver home video with some superhero style? What is Ryan Reynolds‘ favorite line that got cut from Deadpool? What’s the promise Ben Affleck made to Jeremy Irons about his role in the solo Batman movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Friday, December 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
The list of actors who’ve played superheroes is long, and getting longer seemingly every day. But the subset of actors who’ve played multiple superheroes is still pretty small. One who belongs to that exclusive club is Ryan Reynolds, who played Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, then Green Lantern in Green Lantern, and then Deadpool again in Deadpool.
That last film was the one where he finally struck gold. Deadpool fared better than Green Lantern by every metric, earning far stronger reviews and grossing way more at the box office. So what went right? Why did Deadpool soar where Green Lantern had stumbled? Reynolds has some thoughts on that front. Read More »
How much is Aquaman‘s estimated budget for shooting in Australia next spring? What did Andrew Garfield think of the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer? What prop is being teased by Anthony and Joe Russo for The Avengers: Infinity War? How did Ben Affleck‘s hate for Daredevil lead him to make Batman v Superman? Which comic book movies were the most Googled movies of 2016? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Is Cameron Monaghan teasing his transformation into The Joker on Gotham? Will we ever see Nova in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Where did the “Jingle bells, Batman smells” carol come from? Is Deadpool the most important superhero movie of 2016? Should a woman be directing Gotham City Sirens instead of David Ayer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why did Will Smith choose Suicide Squad over Independence Day: Resurgence? Did you know the Suicide Squad soundtrack actually landed five Grammy nominations? Will there be more Nebula toys when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 arrives? What does Tom Holland think is the scariest scene in Spider-Man: Homecoming? All that and more on this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
It’s unfortunate Tim Miller isn’t returning to the director’s chair for Deadpool. Following his departure, rumors began to swirl around about why 20th Century Fox and the director parted ways. A budget dispute was a big rumor, but Miller denies that along with a few other rumors.
Below, Tim Miller talks Deadpool 2 to clear up some of the misinformation out there.
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Even though there were some worries about Deadpool 2 after director Tim Miller left the project due to creative differences with star and producer Ryan Reynolds, the project seems to be back on track with John Wick helmer David Leitch behind the camera
While we’re still waiting to hear about Deadpool 2 casting for new roles like Cable (which was a point of contention between Miller and Reynolds) and Domino (who has a shortlist of actresses who were in contention for the role), there’s one more Marvel Comics character Ryan Reynolds wants to bring into the franchise: Wolverine.
Find out what Ryan Reynolds said about a possible Deadpool and Wolverine movie after the jump. Read More »
Which Saturday Night Live star wants to join the Deadpool franchise? Can Wonder Woman beat Wolverine in a fight? What other Marvel character would Rosario Dawson be interested in playing? How many comic book movies are in development that aren’t Marvel or DC? Which Daredevil star wants a role in Guardians of the Galaxy 3? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »