When are the next issues of J.J. Abrams‘ Spider-Man comics coming out now? Want another look at concept art of Doctor Strange in Iron Man‘s armor? Who are the face-painted thugs in new set photos from The Batman? Which Batman v Superman star had no idea about The Snyder Cut of Justice League? Did you know Jack Black almost starred in a Green Lantern movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
If you’ve had enough of big screen superheroes lately, maybe you’d like an origin story for one that feels more like a John Hughes high school movie with all the teenage trials and tribulations you can handle. That’s what Netflix is hoping with their new series I Am Not Okay With This, based on Charles Forsman‘s graphic novel of the same name.
IT franchise star Sophia Lillis leads the series as Sydney, an introverted, disaffected teenage girl who not only has to deal with all the nonsense of high school, but suddenly starts developing superpowers. You know, that old chestnut. See how that goes for Sydney in the new I Am Not Okay With This trailer released by Netflix below. Read More »
When Venom came to a close, Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) came face-to-face with Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson) and all of his curly red-haired glory. The vicious criminal gave us the oh-so-very subtle tease of his future as the super villain Carnage in this comic book universe (which may or may not be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?) with the line, “When I get out of here, and I will, there’s gonna be carnage.” Now it seems we have confirmation of the character’s escape in the first Venom 2 set photo, as revealed by Venom star Tom Hardy himself. Read More »
Are you going to pre-order the new Marvel’s Avengers video game? Where is The Suicide Squad shooting now? How many Kids’ Choice Awards nominations did Marvel Studios get? Who is returning for the 100th episode of Supergirl? Could The Batman‘s symbol on his chest be made of something from his past? Who is rumored to direct and star in a developing Spider-Woman movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
(Welcome to The Clock Tower, where we’ll break down the goings on of the The CW network’s Arrowverse. We’ll touch on things like themes, cultural impact, lead-ins to major events, ships, and more every week! Warning: this Clock Tower is filled with spoilers. Proceed at your own risk.)
What’s Valentine’s Day without a little murder? Love is in the air in the Arrowverse this week, but more than a few people are going to lose their lives while they’re looking for love. Though it’s still just The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, both shows gave us plenty of fun moments to dive into on this week’s edition of The Clock Tower.
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If you’ve ever wanted to dine in Gotham City without the fear of being attacked by an unwashed clown and/or Mr. Freeze, your time has come. London is gearing up to unveil a Batman-themed restaurant that’s loaded with several themed areas based around the Caped Crusader. Rooms in the restaurant will be designed to resemble the Batcave, the Penguin’s Iceberg Lounge, and more. But you might want to start saving up some bat-bucks now, because some of the meal prices might make even Bruce Wayne blush. Read More »
Hey, want to see Robert Pattinson‘s The Batman costume? Matt Reeves is here to help. The filmmaker just posted a camera test for his upcoming take on the Dark Knight, and it reveals Pattinson in full Bat-costume. It’s very dark, and very red, but it’s enough to get people talking. It also looks much different than any onscreen Batman we’ve seen before. Check it out.
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We’ve known for a while that Eternals, the upcoming Marvel Studios movie directed by Chloe Zhao, is supposed to be the first MCU movie to include LGBTQ representation in a significant way. The studio has had an…interesting relationship with LGBTQ portrayals on screen thus far, but it sounds like a major barrier is being broken in Eternals. Read on to find out which actors are playing those roles. Read More »
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Producer Sue Kroll has been with Birds of Prey from the very beginning. Since it was just an idea in star Margot Robbie‘s head while she was originating her breakout character Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. Since director Cathy Yan came to Kroll and fellow producer Bryan Unkeless with a vision of a wild, bombastic, and unabashedly fun girl gang movie.
“There was something very raw about it, very visceral,” Kroll said of the sizzle reel that Yan showed to her and Unkeless. That visceral tone was maintained through the final product, which debuted in theaters this weekend to rave reviews, though not without its fair share of scrutiny and behind-the-scenes reworking along the way. Kroll spoke to /Film about the reshoots that Birds of Prey underwent, and how the film dealt with the burden of being a film made by women, starring women in the time of Me Too.
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What obscure reference to Harley Quinn‘s origin is in Birds of Prey? What other characters could be introduced in the Ms. Marvel series on Disney+? What was the original name for Birds of Prey? How will Morbius supposedly connect to both Venom 2 and Spider-Man 3? Will Black Adam and Shazam 2 shoot simultaneously this summer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »