Could Titans and Doom Patrol air first on DC Universe and then go to HBO Max the next day? What did Marc Guggenheim have to do to get Ezra Miller as The Flash in Crisis on Infinite Earths? Ready for the 80th anniversary of The Joker with a 100-page commemorative issue? When and where will Spider-Man 3 be shooting? What comic book movie does Karen Gillan want to direct? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see some behind the scenes photos of Ezra Miller on the set of Crisis on Infinite Earths? Who was the first superhero to be unmasked by a super villain? Did you hear Superman & Lois got a straight-to-series order? Are you ready to see the Marvel’s Mrs. Maisel? Will the Time Stone have an integral role in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness? Want to see the new Stargirl trailer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover just got a whole lot bigger. The multiverse-spanning crossover event, which was the Arrowverse’s most ambitious enterprise yet, had already pulled off cameos from beloved TV properties like Smallville, Batman: The Animated Series, and had Brandon Routh pulling double duty as a Kingdom Come-inspired Superman. However, last night’s finale brought in a cameo that drew a connection between the TV Arrowverse and the films’ DC Extended Universe.
Spoilers ahead for The Flash and Crisis on Infinite Earths.
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When a standalone movie for The Flash was first announced by Warner Bros. Pictures at San Diego Comic-Con back in 2017, fans were psyched that it would be called Flashpoint. But since then, after the disappointment of Justice League, there have been some major fluctuations in the direction of the DCEU, not to mention cycling through several different directors who have come and gone from The Flash movie itself. But IT director Andy Muschietti, the latest filmmaker attached to the movie, appears to be bringing it back around to Flashpoint, but with some kind of twist. Read More »
Did you hear Iron Man co-star Gwyneth Paltrow has apparently semi-retired from acting? How is Burger King trying to appeal to Bronx residents annoyed by the tourism of the Joker stairs? Is Lockheed seen in the background of the New Mutants trailer? Who could Christian Bale be playing in Thor: Love & Thunder? Was New Mutants ever intended to be R-rated? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When is Crisis on Infinite Earths wrapping up the epic crossover? Is there a Blue Beetle series in the works for HBO Max? Will Martin Scorsese ever watch Joker? When does Thor: Love and Thunder start shooting? Is there an Eternals Easter egg hidden in Thor: Ragnarok, and does it mean anything? Could The Defenders appear in a future Marvel series? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Warner Bros. announced new release dates for two of their biggest projects: The Flash and The Matrix 4. While The Flash has shuffled around so much that it’s hard to accept this is legit, for now, Warners says the superhero film will open in 2022. As for the Matrix 4 release date, that’s set for 2021. And to make things extra interesting, the Matrix date is the same as the release date for another Keanu Reeves film: John Wick Chapter 4.
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Would you have liked to see giant ants in the final battle for Avengers: Endgame? Did you know Nightwing was originally slated to debut at the end of the first season of Titans? Did Zachary Levi wear padding in the superhero suit for Shazam? What has Chris Hemsworth‘s family banned him from bringing home? What did Josh Trank say about Marvel movies after watching The Irishman? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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In the wake of the box office disaster that was Justice League, the future of movies from DC Comics has been unclear. Despite the success of Wonder Woman and Aquaman at the box office, Warner Bros. Pictures has been trying to distance themselves from the interconnected universe of superheroes created by director Zack Snyder. The success of Joker will only bolster that initiative, and it appears the future of DC Comics on screen will include the return of The Flash, a new movie for Green Lantern, potentially the involvement of J.J. Abrams, and development of projects at HBO Max. Here’s what we know. Read More »
Did you hear the creator of the Scarlet Spider has died? Which politician was asked to stop dressing as Captain America by Marvel? How much will Todd Phillips make from Joker? Why doesn’t Kevin Feige think Avengers: Infinity War ends in a cliffhanger? How did Spider-Man help convince Kevin Feige to make Star Wars movies? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »