Wonder Woman Poster

The DCEU hit its first home run with Wonder Woman, finally giving one of DC Comics’ Trinity characters her own long-awaited live-action movie. Monster director Patty Jenkins absolutely crushed it, blending fantastical worlds, Greek myths, historical fact, and a period setting into a terrific synthesis of comic book movie images that felt like a real movie instead of just a collection of sloppily edited scenes.

Jenkins has earned bragging rights because of the film’s critical reception and stellar box office returns, but the director relayed a Wonder Woman reaction to fans on Twitter yesterday that means more to her than either of those things.
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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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Spider-Man Homecoming

Does Wonder Woman help make Batman v Superman a little better? What does DC Entertainment’s Geoff Johns think about the Black Panther teaser trailer? What was Tom Holland‘s favorite prop from Spider-Man: Homecoming? When can you watch the ELeague World Championships of Injustice 2? Did you see all the Batman actors pay tribute to Adam West on social media? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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What ridiculous reason was given for David Harbour not getting the role of The Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine? What was Tom Holland‘s favorite stunt he did on Spider-Man: Homecoming? Is Wonder Woman in 4DX worth your money? Is there a new mutant character coming to Deadpool 2?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

wonder woman casting

Reddit board members weren’t the only ones initially on the fence about when Gal Gadot was cast as Wonder Woman. Patty Jenkins, who at the time wasn’t yet announced to direct Wonder Woman, said she almost gave up on her dreams of directing the solo female superhero film when she heard about Gadot’s casting.

But in 2015, Jenkins signed on to direct Wonder Woman, and she — and the world — were happily proven wrong by Gadot’s performance in this year’s record-shattering, critically beloved superhero blockbuster.

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What was the hardest scene to score in Wonder Woman? Which X-Men: Dark Phoenix cast member is no longer able to be in the movie, and will the Shi-ar Empire be in the movie? Will Avengers: Infinity War take us to Wakanda? Which comic book movie is the most tweeted about movie of 2017? Who told Michael Keaton to his face that he prefers Spider-Man to Batman? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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When does the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack hit cassette and vinyl? Which is the latest country to ban screenings of Wonder Woman due to Gal Gadot‘s Israeli nationality? Which two DC Extended Universe movies are likely to get the greenlight next? What did Marvel Cinematic Universe stars have to say about Wonder Woman‘s success? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Robin Wright Justice League

Did you enjoy Robin Wright’s performance as the hard-hitting General Antiope in Wonder Woman as much as the rest of the world did? Then you’re likely still riding a high from the film, and Warner Bros. is looking to extend that excitement all the way through November. Wright will be reprising her role as the tough-as-nails warrior (and Diana Prince’s aunt) in Zack Snyder’s Justice League later this year.

Get the latest Robin Wright Justice League details below.
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Golden Trailer Awards

Fun fact: when he was a little kid, Wayne Brady (Whose Line is it Anyway?) used to pretend to be Wonder Woman when he was recreating adventures from the classic animated TV show Super Friends with his pals. You can learn some strange things at an off-the-beaten path Hollywood awards show, and last night’s 18th annual Golden Trailer Awards certainly fit the bill. A celebration of the best movie trailers of the past year, the GTAs are essentially the Oscars for the overlooked: they’re awards for the editors and creative teams who produce the trailers, teasers, and TV spots that put asses in seats for major Hollywood blockbusters.

I attended the ceremony for the first time last night (why I was there is the subject of another article!), so read on for the list of winners and my inside account of what went down.
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Patty Jenkins Directing Wonder Woman 2

After Wonder Woman had a huge opening weekend at the box office and shattered records, it was full steam ahead on all the chatter about a sequel. Director Patty Jenkins had already been vaguely discussing possible paths for a Wonder Woman sequel to take, and everyone reporting on the success of the film has been saying she’ll be back to direct again. But that’s not a done deal yet.

Don’t worry, Wonder Woman 2 is a foregone conclusion at this point, but apparently all the talk of Patty Jenkins being set to direct the sequel were misinformed. At this time, the filmmaker is not currently signed on to direct Wonder Woman 2. However, don’t get out your torches and pitchforks just yet, because she’ll be negotiating a deal to direct very soon.

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