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Elfman returns…to superhero movies.

Danny Elfman, the composer for classic superhero movies like Tim Burton’s Batman and Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, has signed on to score Justice League. This may throw a wrench in Elfman’s recently announced plans to score smaller films for $1 — I’m pretty sure Warner Bros. will pay him a little bit more than that, at least.

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justice league reshoot

Reshoots are a common part of the blockbuster movie business and while we can whip ourselves into a frenzy over news of “significant reshoots” or additional returning characters, the vast majority of additional photography exist for one purpose: to make a movie better. But with Wonder Woman surprising everyone with its critical acclaim and box office success, it’s no wonder that it may be affecting upcoming Warner Bros. projects…including the next big DC Extended Universe movie: Justice League.

Photos from the set of the superhero team-up movie suggest that Gal Gadot‘s role in Justice League may be bigger than originally intended. And honestly, I don’t mind.

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Batman v Superman Zack Snyder and Ben Affleck

A horrible tragedy has occurred in the lives of director Zack Snyder and his producing partner/wife Deborah: in March of this year, their 20-year-old daughter Autumn committed suicide. After diving headfirst into work in an attempt to keep his mind off of his unthinkable loss, Snyder has now decided to step down from Warner Bros.’ Justice League and has called in Joss Whedon to take over for him. Get the Justice League Joss Whedon details below.
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joss whedon on batgirl casting

Joss Whedon all but confirmed that he is helming Warner Bros.’ Batgirl film, going so far as to humor the inquisitive reporter asking him about casting for Barbara Gordon.

In the midst of his media-trained reply, Whedon implied that he won’t be looking at a “name” actress, but rather an unknown actress to embody the police commissioner’s daughter-turned-vigilante.

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Kevin Feige

Last night, Marvel Studios opened its doors to the press for the first time on the Disney lot and studio president Kevin Feige provided a number of quotes about a myriad of topics, including former Marvel stalwart Joss Whedon’s move to Warner Bros. and DC with Batgirl, Feige’s plans for Spider-Man’s future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and a lot more. But I know you don’t have the time to sift through the internet to track down all those quotes, so I did it for you. Read on to learn about the most relevant Kevin Feige updates.
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batgirl movie

UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Barbara Gordon will be definitely be the subject of the movie (a few other women have worn the cowl over the years) and that the “New 52” version of the character will be used “as a starting point.”

In today’s “piece of news that somehow manages to feel simultaneously shocking and inevitable,” Joss Whedon is currently in negotiations with Warner Bros. to write, direct and produce a Batgirl movie that will be part of their DC Extended Universe. Let’s talk about what this means.

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joss whedon binge-watching

Buffy the Vampire Slayer turned 20 last week, leading the entire internet to reminisce about the greatest television show of all time (the cold hard truth) and what it meant and still means to them (a great deal). In the midst of it all, series creator Joss Whedon, who has since graduated into the world of big-budget moviemaking with the likes of The Avengers, spoke about the series…which meant that he spoke about television in general…which meant that he talked about the shifting TV landscape spurred on by Netflix and binge-watching.

And he has concerns about it all. And he’s right to have concerns.

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firefly reboot

Fox brought The X-Files and Prison Break back for more episodes, which might have a few folks wondering if that means Firefly, an admittedly less popular show, could return as well. Creator Joss Whedon‘s sci-fi western only lasted one wonderful season on Fox, but the story continued with the 2005 film, Serenity. Could Malcolm Reynolds (Nathan Fillion) and the remaining crewmembers of the Serenity ever return to star in a second season of Firefly on Fox? Fox Broadcasting President of Entertainment, David Madden, recently commented on the matter, claiming he’s open to more Firefly if Whedon is.

Below, learn why we might or might not see a Firefly reboot.

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New Joss Whedon Project

Following his hard work on The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and some of the harsh words from critics and fans, director Joss Whedon took a much deserved break from putting himself out there. He stepped away from Twitter, only to come back just in time to create the Save the Day voting initiative with a lot of his Avengers stars, and now he’s getting back in the groove of making movies again. Just yesterday we learned that he would jump at the opportunity to direct a Star Wars movie, specifically one of the spin-offs that aren’t beholden to the main storyline, but now we have word on a project that he’s actually working on.

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Joss Whedon Wants to Make ‘A Star Wars Story’

Joss Whedon Star Wars

There are lots of Star Wars fans who’d love to see Joss Whedon take a crack at the franchise, and now you can count Joss Whedon among them. The Avengers director admitted he wants to make a Star Wars movie — but not just any Star Wars movie. He would like to direct one of the Star Wars Story spinoffs, like Rogue One. Read the Joss Whedon Star Wars quote below to find out why.  Read More »