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‘Godzilla’ trailer: you have no idea what’s coming.

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With a little more than a month before Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla reboot stomps into theaters, Warner Bros. has released an extended trailer that shows off quite a bit of new footage, while still keeping the beast itself mostly shrouded in mystery. There’s also a few new scenes featuring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, as well as a very brief glimpse ... Read More »

The Rock talks upcoming DC Comics film project.

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been teasing an upcoming film project with Warner Bros. and DC Comics, and while most have assumed that he would portray John Stewart (Green Lantern) in Batman vs. Superman, recent comments indicate that may not actually be the case. But before get there, let’s recap. Back in 2007, The Rock was attached to play Black ... Read More »

Rooney Mara in talks for Tiger Lily role in Joe Wright’s ‘Pan.’

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Joe Wright has already assembled an impressive cast for Pan, a revisionist take on the origin of Peter Pan: Hugh Jackman will portray the pirate Blackbeard, while Garrett Hedlund has signed on for the role of a young Captain Hook. The script from Jason Fuchs beings in WWII-era London, where a young boy is kidnapped by pirates and taken to ... Read More »

‘Fault in Our Stars’ director in talks for ‘The Stand’ at Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros. has been trying to bring together an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand for a couple of years now. Harry Potter director David Yates had been tapped at one point, and after his departure several other directors came and went, including Ben Affleck and Scott Cooper. Now, THR is reporting that Josh Boone is in early talks for ... Read More »

Rumor: Will Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor be a tattooed street gang member?

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The internet practically imploded last week with the shocking announcement that The Social Network star Jesse Eisenberg had been cast as Lex Luthor in the sequel to Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. Plenty of folks were ready to throw in their two cents and explain why Eisenberg was wrong for the role – but most of those assumptions are based ... Read More »

‘Justice League: War’ launches consistent universe for DC animated films.

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Establishing a consistent universe across all of their cinematic properties paid off in a huge way for Marvel Studios when The Avengers skyrocketed to the top of the box office charts, grossing over $200 million in its opening weekend and cementing the superhero genre as a spectacular box office draw. It’s a strategy that Fox and Sony quickly moved to ... Read More »

‘Batman vs. Superman’ delayed until 2016.

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Briefly: Variety is reporting that production on the Man of Steel sequel has been pushed back to the second quarter of 2014, and as a result, the film’s release date has been delayed. Batman vs. Superman (still not the official title) will now be hitting theaters on May 6, 2016, and the Peter Pan origin tale Pan will take over ... Read More »

Warner Bros. releases first clip from ‘Justice League: War.’

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We’ve already seen some footage from Justice League: War, the next DC animated release from Warner Bros., via the first trailer that popped up last fall. But with less than a month to go until the film is released, the folks at the marketing department must have thought we were ready for another taste. Justice League: War is based on ... Read More »

Joaquin Phoenix offered ‘Batman vs. Superman’ villain role.

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After turning in a critically acclaimed performance in Her, which is expected to top plenty of awards lists, Joaquin Phoenix is apparently being eyed for something a little more high profile. Variety is reporting that the actor is the top choice for a role in the Man of Steel sequel (currently known as Batman vs. Superman), and while sources stopped ... Read More »

‘Fast & Furious’ actress cast as Wonder Woman in ‘Man of Steel’ sequel.

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In news that was fun to speculate on, but I never thought would actually happen, Israeli actress Gal Gadot has been officially been cast as Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman in the Man of Steel sequel. Gadot, best know for appearing in three Fast & Furious films, will be the first ever live-action version of the character to appear in ... Read More »

Warner Bros registers domains for possible titles of ‘Man of Steel’ sequel.

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The media has been referring to the upcoming Man of Steel sequel as Batman vs. Superman for quite awhile, but some new domains registered by Warner Bros. suggest they might not be sold on that title. Fusible brought to the internet’s attention that the following domains have been registered this week, playing with Batman-like themes and many having Man of Steel in the ... Read More »

Warner Bros. announces release date for ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’

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We still haven’t seen a single frame of footage from Mad Max: Fury Road, which finds Tom Hardy stepping into the role originally made famous by Mel Gibson. But Warner Bros. apparently has confidence in the project, and they’re positioning it as a tentpole release, scheduling it for May 15, 2015. George Miller, who directed the original trilogy, has returned ... Read More »

Adam Driver says there is “no truth” to the ‘Batman vs. Superman’ rumors.

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Remember last week, when we told you that Girls star Adam Driver was reportedly a frontrunner to portray Dick Grayson (aka Nightwing) in Batman vs. Superman? It’s starting to sound like that rumor was precisely that: a rumor, and nothing more. Driver has been doing the press rounds for Inside Llewyn Davis, and in an interview with Collider he denied ... Read More »

Will Ben Affleck’s costume in ‘Batman vs. Superman’ be influenced by Jim Lee’s design?

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On Saturday, Kevin Smith hosted a Man of Steel fan event, featuring a Q&A with director Zack Snyder and stars Henry Cavill and Amy Adams. While nothing about the forthcoming sequel (rumored to be titled Batman vs. Superman) was announced during the event itself, Smith revealed during an episode of his Hollywood Babble-On podcast that Snyder had shown him a ... Read More »

Rumor: ‘Girls’ star Adam Driver frontrunner for Nightwing in ‘Batman vs. Superman.’

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Plot details surrounding the upcoming Man of Steel sequel (rumored to be titled Batman vs. Superman) remain scarce, but there’s srtill plenty of room for speculation. Last week, word began circulating that several actresses had tested for the role of Bruce Wayne’s romantic interest, which may or may not turn out to be Diana Prince (a.k.a. Wonder Woman), and now ... Read More »