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Is romance on the way for Vision and Scarlet Witch in Captain America: Civil War? Whose side is Doctor Strange on in Civil War? Just how much gay subtext is there in the old Batman comics? How can you turn your smart phone flashlight into a Bat signal? All that and more on this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
One of the chief complaints about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been a convoluted, unnecessarily complex story. But from my perspective, one of the more enjoyable and promising elements of the film were the seeds planted for the movies that will feature the rest of the heroes who will form Justice League. Even though the little teases of heroes like Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg aren’t pulled off as smoothly as the movie-stealing appearance of Wonder Woman, they certainly piqued my curiosity.
Now a new interview with producer Deborah Snyder gives a hint as to what we can expect from a standalone The Flash movie, and it involves teaming up with Cyborg, who had one of the more confusing Justice League appearances in Batman v Superman. Find out what Deborah Snyder had to say about The Flash movie after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 by Angie Han
By just about any measure, Grant Gustin‘s take on the iconic superhero known as the Flash is a hit. His CW series is beloved by both discerning critics and casual TV viewers, hardcore comics geeks as well as audiences who’ve never so much as set foot inside a comic book store. When it came time for Warner Bros. to cast a big-screen version of the character for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the other DC movies, however, they went in an entirely different direction, tapping Ezra Miller to don the red suit.
The choice has inspired some head-scratching and grumbling from fans loyal to Gustin’s take on the Scarlet Speedster. Why anoint a new Flash when a perfectly good one is sitting right there and ready to go? But Zack Snyder has now gone on the record to explain why TV’s Flash won’t show up in the DC films. His answer will probably not surprise you. Read More »