Ironheart Artwork

Which DC’s Legends of Tomorrow cast member left the show in the season finale? Which character had a more extended opening scene in Suicide Squad? Will X-Men franchise star Evan Peters appear as Quicksilver in WandaVision? Is there a possible romance between Diana and Cheetah in Wonder Woman 1984? Who else has thrown their hat in the ring to play Green Lantern? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

venom 2 reshoots

Venom 2 doesn’t need to let there be carnage when the whole movie industry is already in disarray due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With film productions temporarily shut down all around the world, Sony Pictures was also forced to push back the release date of its high-profile Venom sequel despite the film wrapping production. Like all big comic book films, Venom: Let There Be Carnage would have to go through an extensive post-production process that involves reshoots. But as the pandemic wears on, Venom 2 producer Dan Wilson is unsure of when those reshoots could reasonably be finished.

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Kill Them All Movie

Filmmaker Victoria Mahoney made history as the second unity director on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, becoming the first person of color to take on such a key role in the sci-fi saga. Now she’s stepping up to helm an entire production with Paramount Pictures. Mahoney is in talks to direct Kill Them All, an adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name by Kyle Starks, described as a love letter to the action movies of the 1990s. Read More »

batwoman new character

A brand new character will be donning the cape and cowl for season 2 of Batwoman. Following the surprise departure of Ruby Rose from the CW superhero show, the network announced that it will be recasting the lead role. But Batwoman has opted to not recast a new actor in the role of Rose’s Kate Kane, instead creating a new character altogether.

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Avengers: Infinity War Concept Art - Nick Fury Death

Are you ready for Godspeed to come to The Flash? When does Marvel get the rights to Daredevil back? What’s the status of the sixth season of Lucifer? What did Cathy Yan have to say about a Birds of Prey rumor perpetuated by an unreliable YouTuber? Which X-Men movies got canceled thanks to Disney buying Fox? When is The Batman going to resume production across the pond? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

the batman concept art

One of these days, we’ll all get to see The Batman, the Matt Reeves-directed reboot about everyone’s favorite billionaire crime-fighter. The production is currently on hold due to the coronavirus, but everyone involved seems ready and raring to get back to work, including Paul Dano. Dano plays the Riddler in the upcoming movie, and in a recent interview, the actor spoke about how excited he is about the whole endeavor. In addition to Dano’s comments, some early concept art of the new Batmobile has found its way online.

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The New Mutants Trilogy

It’s been a long road for the X-Men spin-off The New Mutants to make it to theaters. One of the biggest hold-ups came when 20th Century Fox was purchased by The Walt Disney Company, leaving the studio’s future theatrical releases with an uncertain future. Disney still intends to release the movie in theaters this year, but it’s anticipated to be the last remnant of Fox’s X-Men franchise. Even so, director Josh Boone is hoping the movie will be successful enough for Disney to let him complete a trilogy. Read More »

Patty Jenkins justice league

When Wonder Woman hit theaters in 2017, it became a smash success, earning critical raves and making director Patty Jenkins the most successful female director working in Hollywood today. Jenkins’ light touch and the film’s sincere tone marked a turning point for Warner Bros.’ DC films to brighter fare. So it’s no wonder that the studio would offer Jenkins a chance to helm one of their biggest superhero properties. Jenkins revealed that Warner Bros. had offered her a Justice League movie, but she ultimately turned it down. However, it’s not clear whether the Justice League project she was offered would have replaced or been a sequel to Zack Snyder’s 2017 film, which was in the works at the same time as Jenkins’ Wonder Woman.

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Up Up and Away

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.)

There’s no denying the huge popularity of the superhero genre. What used to be a very niche market now dominates the entertainment industry, from movies to TV shows, and it’s in part thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that the genre exploded as it has. Nowadays, it doesn’t matter what type of superhero story you like or how old you are, there’s something for you, from the bombastic Avengers movies, to clever anime stories like My Hero Academia

This is all to say that Up, Up And Away isn’t exactly Endgame, but it’s a weirdly entertaining kids superhero movie that asks: what if every single superhero property shared a universe and Superman could be friends with the Fantastic Four?

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suicide squad ayer cut

Now that the long-debated Justice League Snyder Cut has been confirmed to debut on HBO Max next year, Suicide Squad director David Ayer hasn’t held back in advocating for an “Ayer Cut” of his critically slammed 2016 comic book film. The filmmaker has been teasing juicy new details of his original cut of Suicide Squad, including a stronger connection to Justice League and a “rich and dimensional” characterization of Joker.

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