Ghostbusters Firehouse Playhouse

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, take a look at a throwback featurette looking at the making of Zack Snyder‘s adaptation of the 300 graphic novel. Take a look at in impressively detailed build of a Ghostbusters firehouse playhouse for kids. And listen to former Batwoman star Ruby Rose answer the web’s most searched questions about herself. Read More »

The Doorman clip

Fans of martial arts movies will be interested to know that actress Ruby Rose (Orange is the New Black, Batwoman) and French cinema legend Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional, Ronin) will soon appear in The Doorman, a martial arts/action movie from Lionsgate. We have an exclusive clip to debut here at /Film, which features Rose’s character taking out three baddies and using a fire extinguisher to keep them in check. Watch the clip below, and learn more about the film afterward.
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Batwoman Recasting

Ruby Rose stunned Batwoman fans recently with the announcement that she would not be returning to the titular role of the DC Comics superhero when the show returned for a second season on The CW. Since then, we’ve learned that Batwoman will not simply be recasting the role of Kate Kane, the maternal cousin of Bruce Wayne who picks up her own cape and cowl after Batman disappears. Instead, Batwoman will bring in a new character to pick up the mantle, and showrunner Caroline Dries explained why. Read More »

Ruby Rose Leaving Batwoman

Update: We have updated this post with additional details about Ruby Rose’s departure from the series.

Today is ending with some shocking news for superhero fans: the DC Comics series Batwoman is losing its lead actress, Ruby Rose. The CW series just wrapped up its first season last weekend, but today, an official statement from the actress herself confirms that she’s departing the series, leaving producers to recast the role for the second season that has already been ordered. Read More »

batwoman teaser trailer

The first Batwoman teaser trailer is here to signal the beginning of a new superhero in Gotham City, and the series order from The CW. The teaser trailer is loaded with a sense of importance, which is fitting: Batwoman will be making TV history as the first live-action superhero series with a gay lead character. Watch the Batwoman teaser trailer below.

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Batwoman TV show

In a move that will surprise no one, The CW has ordered a Batwoman TV show pilot featuring Ruby Rose as the character. Rose stepped into the role for the first time during the CW’s “Elseworlds” crossover event, and now she’ll have a chance to lead a series of her own – should the show get picked up. The pilot is set to be directed by David Nutter, who also directed the pilots for The Flash and Arrow.

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batwoman cw

Meet The CW’s Batwoman. The TV network has released the first look at Ruby Rose in costume as the Gotham City caped crusader, who will make her small-screen debut in this winter’s upcoming Arrow-verse crossover between the CW comic book shows Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl.

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the meg box office tracking

We’re going to need a bigger box office estimate. Jon Turteltaub‘s big-budget sci-fi horror movie that can essentially be boiled down to “Jason Statham versus a giant shark” has some giant problems of its own: lukewarm box office tracking numbers.

The Meg is tracking to open to roughly $20 million domestically — which barely takes a bite out of the film’s $130 million mega-budget.

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batwoman cw

Today, The CW cast Ruby Rose as their Batwoman for a crossover event between their Arrowverse shows – Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – this season. Yesterday, CW President Mark Pedowitz spoke to the Television Critics Association. While he didn’t share this news then, this announcement puts yesterday’s Batwoman talk in perspective.

Find out what the plans are for Batwoman to have her own series and how the crossover will introduce her below.

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batwoman ruby rose

Ruby Rose will be The CW’s Batwoman. In a piece of pitch-perfect casting, the gender-fluid and openly gay actress will be playing the lesbian caped crusader in The CW’s ever-expanding Arrowverse.

Rose is set to first don Kate Kane’s mask and fiery red wig in this fall’s Arrowverse crossover event before headlining her own solo series currently in development at the network.

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