When does the Inhumans vs X-Men comic book event begin? Will Punisher be part of The Defenders? Which Marvel movie director does Grant Gustin want to direct an episode of The Flash? How does Baby Groot‘s memory work in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Why did Jai Courtney put cigarettes out on himself while Skyping with Suicide Squad director David Ayer? All that and more on this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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How did Gal Gadot find out she landed the role of Wonder Woman? How much money did Batman: The Killing Joke pull in with Monday’s theatrical screenings? Did you catch the Rick and Morty easter egg in Justice League? Who is the new president of DC Entertainment? Why did Marvel pick Robbie Reyes for Ghost Rider on the next season of Agents of SHIELD. All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
As you’re probably all aware, Comic-Con was last week, and we’re still poring over some of the details that went unnoticed while covering panel after panel at the convention. For some fans, who didn’t get into Hall H for some of the bigger movie presentations from Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures, the next best thing was getting into Ballroom 20 for a sneak peek at what’s coming on the next season of their favorite DC Comics television shows, and those fans didn’t go home disappointed.
This past weekend, Warner Bros. Television debuted new trailers for almost all of their DC Comics TV series. Gotham, Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow all received new trailers teasing their new season coming this fall. Sadly, Supergirl didn’t have any footage to show, but they teased the second season with a panel at Comic-Con that you can watch online. So without further adieu, see what’s coming with this batch of DC Comics TV show Comic-Con trailers. Read More »
The Flash returned to Comic-Con for the third time in anticipation of its third season on The CW. We spoke with producers Todd and Aaron Helbing in a roundtable before their panel. The season premiere is called “Flashpoint,” based on the classic comic book alternate universe story. Like other classic comic book titles, like “Worlds Finest” on Supergirl and “The Brave and the Bold” on Arrow, The Flash will put a new twist on “Flashpoint.”
“It’s like any of those iconic moments in Flash,” Todd said. “You want to make sure you do right. But it’s also, the way we approach all these stories are we know what happened in the comics but we take that event and we sort of run it through the Flash television show filter so we can tell the same story with our spin. It was challenging but it wasn’t impossible.” Read More »
Want to see the trailer for the Batman: The Telltale Series video game? Which Marvel Studios star stopped by the overnight Hall H line to surprise fans? What did The Flash star Grant Gustin think of the Scarlet Speedster‘s costume in the Justice League sizzle reel? What will the dynamic be like between The Joker and Batman in The LEGO Batman Movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2016 by Angie Han
UPDATE #2: Variety confirms Kiersey Clemons has closed a deal to play female lead Iris West in Rick Famuyiwa’s The Flash. Our original story from July 8, 2016 follows.
When Warner Bros. needed a new director for The Flash, it looked to Dope and picked up filmmaker Rick Famuyiwa. And now that Warner Bros. is starting to cast The Flash, it’s borrowing from Dope again. Kiersey Clemons, who worked with Famuyiwa on that Sundance charmer, has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to play the female lead in The Flash, opposite Ezra Miller as Barry Allen.
UPDATE #1: The Hollywood Reporter’s Borys Kit adds that Rita Ora (Fifty Shades of Grey) and Lucy Boynton (Sing Street) are also in the running. More below. Read More »
How did Muhammad Ali help Will Smith shape Deadshot for Suicide Squad? When will you be able to play the first episode of Batman: The Telltale Series? How did Marvel come to decide to kill a certain Avenger in Civil War II? How can you get a Dazzler album cover at Comic-Con? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, July 14th, 2016 by Angie Han
Earlier today the 2016 Emmy nominations were announced, and you know what that means: it’s time to complain about how wrongheaded Emmy voters are for failing to recognize your favorite show. That’s part of the fun, right? But while we’re at it, it’s worth pointing out a few things they got right, too, even if — as in the case of The Americans — it took ’em a while. Below, let’s look over some of 2016 Emmy snubs and surprises. Read More »
The Toy Box is a weekly feature at /Film that will round up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.
Disney has a new batch of Sketchbook Ornaments for movies like The Lion King and Alice in Wonderland while LEGO has unveiled their official Adventure Time set. Nintendo has a new mini classic edition of their original system coming with 30 games pre-loaded on it and Nickelodeon has a new subscription box that will be debuting at Comic-Con. There are also new figures for Predator, Frozen, Star Wars Rebels and much more.
See everything in this edition of The Toy Box after the jump. Read More »