Hourman movie

Folks, the time is almost upon us: the moment we’ve all been waiting for since before World War II, when a certain comic book character first graced the pages of Adventure Comics #48. I’m talking, of course, about everyone’s favorite comic hero, Hourman, and the fact that Warner Bros. and DC have finally – finally – given in to the cacophonous clamoring of the populace and decided to do what they should have done years, nay, decades ago: make an Hourman movie.

Jokes aside, I’ve literally never heard of Hourman, but his superpowers sound like they might actually make for an interesting movie.
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Celebrity podcasts

Spotify is one of the key players in the audio space, but as you might expect, there are several other companies that want a sliver of that pie. In an effort to differentiate themselves, drive listeners to their platform, and hopefully convert some of those listeners into premium subscribers, Spotify is partnering with several recognizable Hollywood (and Hollywood-adjacent) names on celebrity podcasts and new shows based around brands like DC Comics. Get the latest on newly announced projects from The Russo Brothers, Ava DuVernay, former President Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen, and more.
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Shazam image

Can Aquaman and Shazam save the DCEU? Maybe! The DC film universe over at Warner Bros. has been struggling lately, but the future looks bright. The films coming up, including Wonder Woman 1984, look to be dead set on bringing some light to the darkness. A new Shazam image has surfaced along with some new info about the upcoming film, and all signs point to a much more enjoyable DC superhero movie.

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blackhawk movie

Steven Spielberg wants in on that sweet superhero action. Spielberg will produce a Blackhawk film for Warner Bros., adapted from the DC comics character. More on the Blackhawk movie below.

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Batman v Superman Zack Snyder and Ben Affleck

A horrible tragedy has occurred in the lives of director Zack Snyder and his producing partner/wife Deborah: in March of this year, their 20-year-old daughter Autumn committed suicide. After diving headfirst into work in an attempt to keep his mind off of his unthinkable loss, Snyder has now decided to step down from Warner Bros.’ Justice League and has called in Joss Whedon to take over for him. Get the Justice League Joss Whedon details below.
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Dolph Lundgren Cast in ‘Aquaman’ as King Nereus

dolph lundgren cast in aquaman

Dolph Lundgren just can’t keep away from the DC Comics properties, trading up from ruling a criminal empire on Arrow to ruling the high seas in the James Wan-helmed Aquaman. The Expendables star has been cast as the dastardly King Nereus opposite Jason Momoa‘s Arthur Curry in Warner Bros.’ upcoming DC superhero movie.

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Justice League

It’s a very quiet week in entertainment news, as the movie studios are all seemingly stepping aside to allow Disney to do their thing at Star Wars Celebration over the next few days. But the Warner Bros. marketing team isn’t letting this week go by without throwing a tiny bone to fans of the DC Extended Universe, so they’ve released a teaser poster for Zack Snyder’s Justice League. This poster, though…there’s something strange about it.
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Aaron Sorkin is Taking Meetings With DC and Marvel

Aaron Sorkin superhero movie

Can you imagine Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince doing a classic walk and talk through the hallways of Wayne Enterprises? How about Spider-Man and Hawkeye exchanging not just a throwaway line or two, but having an epic back-and-forth conversation full of quotable one-liners? Well, the future is wide open, because Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, A Few Good Men) says he has meetings scheduled with both Marvel Studios and DC Films to discuss the possibility of writing a superhero movie. But which property would he tackle? Read More »

Marvel cinematic universe breakdown

In the next five years, we’ll see more than 25 comic book movies. Will audiences continue to care about men and women fighting in tights? Steven Spielberg doesn’t think so. Now, Marvel head hancho Kevin Feige responds to Steven Spielberg. Read his response after the jump.

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Chris Gethard Comic Con petition

Despite the combining of all sorts of geekiness at Comic-Con, there’s thankfully not a lot of confrontation amongst the fans of Star Wars and Star Trek, Marvel and DC or Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings.

But comedian Chris Gethard decided he wanted to stir up some potential trouble by going around the Comic-Con show floor and asking fans to sign a petition to change the name of Washington DC to Washington Marvel. Why? Well, as Gethard succinctly puts it, DC sucks. And if you keep an eye out, you just might spot some dudes who look just like myself and Peter Sciretta, though you might not like what we have to say.

Find out how the Chris Gethard Comic Con petition was received after the jump! Read More »