Back at the end of June, we got some surprising news about the future of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The heroes in a half-shell are getting rebooted yet again, but this time as a computer animated movie from Nickelodeon Animation Studios and Paramount Pictures. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are on board as creators and producers through their Point Grey Pictures production banner, and the former recently opened up about how this iteration of the turtles will be different. Read More »
The Boys are on the run from the law, but that may be the least of their concerns in The Boys season 2. After Billy Butcher (Karl Urban) and his teammates, including Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother’s Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara), have pissed off the most powerful superheroes in the world and found themselves fugitives from the law, a new superhero arrives on the scene to present an even bigger threat. Find out what that is with the new The Boys season 2 trailer below.
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Did you hear Spider-Man is coming exclusively to the PlayStation 4 version of Marvel’s Avengers? Would you want to see a Joker-style movie based on The Kingpin? What’s the latest rumor that James Gunn debunked about The Suicide Squad? Is The New Mutants release pushed back a bit internationally? Want to watch a short documentary about legendary artist Alex Ross? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Director Patty Jenkins brought life back into the DC Extended Universe with Wonder Woman. Armed with the fierce Gal Gadot in the lead role, the movie was a shining beacon of hope that not every DC Comics movie needed to be gritty and gloomy. If the trailers are any indicator, Wonder Woman 1984 will continue to brighten up the DC universe, but unfortunately, whenever Wonder Woman 3 rolls around, it may mark the end of Patty Jenkins’ involvement in the franchise. Read More »
Dave Bautista is not content with playing just one beloved comic book character – the Guardians of the Galaxy star wants to add supervillain to his resume. Bautista revealed that he tried to land the part of Bane in Matt Reeves‘ The Batman starring Robert Pattinson, but despite his best efforts, he could not. Which may be for the best since the film is already jam-packed with some of Batman’s most famous rogues, including Catwoman, the Penguin, the Riddler, and Carmine Falcone.
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NECA’s line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures based on the original movie from 1990 have been extremely popular. In fact, they’ve been so popular that collectors have had an immense amount of difficulty getting their hands on them due to low stock, online scalpers and bots, and poorly handled retail exclusive releases from Walmart and Target. NECA has heard complaints from fans, so for their latest release, they’re making it easy for everyone to buy.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze introduced two new mutants to the franchise in the form of Tokka and Rahzar, a snapping turtle and a wolf mutated to become formidable opponents to the heroes in a half-shell. Fans have been anticipating the release of these figures ever since they were revealed at the 2020 Toy Fair earlier this year, and now they’re available for pre-order, but only for a limited time. Check them out below, and find out where you can buy them. Read More »
Why didn’t the X-Men get costumes closer to their comic design in the first movie? Did you know Marvel almost took the Spider-Man title away from Miles Morales? Why was the original X-Men cast forced to confront Bryan Singer on set? When does the Batman: Death in the Family Blu-ray arrive? Does Magik have a connection to the X-Men in the New Mutants movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Did you know Brenton Thwaites initially thought he was auditioning for a Nightwing movie instead of a Titans series? What Hulk content is Marvel’s Avengers video game and Fortnite teaming up for? Did you know fans can choose whether Robin lives or dies in an upcoming DC Comics animated movie? How could Secret Wars destroy the multiverse in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Green Hornet is introducing a new generation of superheroes, with some help from Kevin Smith. The Jay and Silent Bob filmmaker is teaming up with WildBrain, the kids entertainment company behind Peanuts, to develop a Green Hornet animated series which will follow a new Green Hornet and Kato, the kids of the original heroes who are now crimefighting partners, not just hero and sidekick.
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Black Widow‘s journey to the big screen has been a bumpy one, with the long-awaited Marvel Studios film enduring pandemic delays. But there’s one thing that might make the long wait for Marvel’s Black Widow worth it: lots of IMAX footage.
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