Ben Affleck works a Boston Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru

“I’ll have a superstar with my glazed donut hole and ice coffee.” Apparently, actor, director, writer and producer, Ben Affleck loves himself some Dunkin’ Donuts. So much so, he took a break from filming a Super Bowl spot to help the DD crew serve up orders at the Medford, MA drive-thru. While filming the spot … Continue reading “Ben Affleck works a Boston Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru”

Ben Affleck confirmed to appear in Aquaman sequel

Reduce Amber Heard’s screen time. Add Ben Affleck to your movie. Just another day in the DCEU. Rumors of Ben Affleck leaving the DC Entertainment Universe have apparently been greatly exaggerated and it seems Batfleck will be in the upcoming film Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom in addition to his appearance in The Flash!  Jason … Continue reading “Ben Affleck confirmed to appear in Aquaman sequel”

George Clooney, Ben Affleck serve up The Tender Bar trailer

A neighborhood pub in Manhasset, Long Island, becomes a second home for a fatherless boy in The Tender Bar, a poignant and inspiring coming-of-age story directed by George Clooney. J.R. (Tye Sheridan and Daniel Ranieri), whose father disappeared from his life before he was old enough to speak, moves into his grandfather’s dilapidated house after … Continue reading “George Clooney, Ben Affleck serve up The Tender Bar trailer”

Ben Affleck directs and stars alongside Shaq in WynnBET campaign

Premier online sports betting and iGaming app, WynnBET, from the global leader in luxury hospitality, Wynn Resorts, on Monday launched its dynamic advertising campaign starring Ben “Batfleck” Affleck, NBA iconShaquille O’Neal and Melvin Gregg. The commercial spots, directed by Affleck, detail Affleck and Gregg’s journey to the sportsbook at Wynn Las Vegas where they interact with Shaq and other … Continue reading “Ben Affleck directs and stars alongside Shaq in WynnBET campaign”

Ben Affleck to reprise Batman in ‘Flash’ movie

From the “Did Not See This Coming Department” — actor, director and writer Ben Affleck has signed onto the upcoming Flash movie as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Vanity Fair, who first reported the deal, says Affleck will join Justice League co-star Ezra Miller and possibly Michael Keaton as another version of Batman, in a film is pretty … Continue reading “Ben Affleck to reprise Batman in ‘Flash’ movie”

Ben Affleck joins Robert Rodriguez film, ‘Hypnotic’

Academy Award winner Ben Affleck will star in Robert Rodriguez’ mind-bending action thriller Hypnotic. Hypnotic is an action thriller directed by Rodriguez (Alita: Battle Angel, Sin City) and written by Rodriguez and Max Borenstein (Godzilla franchise, Kong: Skull Island). The film follows a detective (Affleck) who becomes entangled in a mystery involving his missing daughter … Continue reading “Ben Affleck joins Robert Rodriguez film, ‘Hypnotic’”

Affleck’s The Batman would have featured Batgirl

When you hear things like this, it makes you wonder sometimes what is going on over at the water tower on the Warner Bros lot. When the “Snyderverse” was still a thing, Ben Affleck (Bruce Wayne/Batman) co-wrote a script called The Batman with Geoff Johns. The star was also attached to direct. Besides the successive … Continue reading “Affleck’s The Batman would have featured Batgirl”

Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of a single film, definitely not of the comic book genre, where the effort tanked at the box office, was generally panned by critics and fans alike, not only get a re-release, but a completely new version. But that is the case with Zack Snyder’s Justice … Continue reading “Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news”

Batfleck teams up with Ice Spice in Dunkin’ ad

Sorry, Affleck. Some habits are hard to break. Former Batman, the best Batman, Ben Affleck, is back for his third Dunkin’ appearance this year, and this time, he’s joined by Hip-Hop artist Ice Spice in a fresh :30-second commercial. Affleck first made his debut for the brand during the Super Bowl in an ad featuring … Continue reading “Batfleck teams up with Ice Spice in Dunkin’ ad”

Historic double strike takes to the streets

Welcome to Day One of a historic double labor strike organized by the Writers Guild of America (WGA), who have entered their 75th day of striking, and now the Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA). Not since 1960, since Ronald Reagan was SAG president have the two unions struck against Hollywood … Continue reading “Historic double strike takes to the streets”

The Flash hits huge speed bump at box office

Oof. Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ The Flash eeked across the finish line grossing a disastrous $55.1 million over 3-days and $64 million for the 4-day Juneteenth holiday weekend and securing the #1 spot. The film brings to life the iconic superhero known for his super-speed abilities, allowing him to run, move, and think at … Continue reading “The Flash hits huge speed bump at box office”

Five directors selected for AIR

Another group of filmmakers just got their moment in the sun. AIR – the Alliance of Independent Representatives – recently hosted its 2nd Annual Unsigned Diverse Directors Showcase. The virtual event, sponsored by Simian, the video-sharing and reel-building service, took place on May 22nd.  The Final Five directors featured on the Showcase were selected from a … Continue reading “Five directors selected for AIR”

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 remains #1 at the box office

In its second weekend, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 maintained its reign at the box office as the #1 movie in America, amassing a staggering $60.5 million in just three days. Despite whispers of the downfall of Marvel’s beloved Guardians franchise following last weekend’s $118 million debut, which was down by 19% from the … Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 remains #1 at the box office”

Gallery: See red carpet pics from Air Premiere

“A shoe is just a shoe…until my son steps into it.” From award-winning actor and director Ben Affleck (Argo, The Town, Zack Snyder’s Justice League), AIR reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then-rookie Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand. … Continue reading “Gallery: See red carpet pics from Air Premiere”

Try to keep up with the first Flash trailer

There were a number of big… like really big… trailers released during the Super Bowl that we have not covered. One of them was the highly-anticipated superhero multiverse/time travel trailer for The Flash starring the troubled Ezra Miller. The actor may be troubled, but the trailer is not. It’s actually fast and kicks major ass … Continue reading “Try to keep up with the first Flash trailer”

Industry reactions to Super Bowl ads

Well, the Super Bowl LVII is over. And there were winners and losers. But we’re not talking about the Philadelphia Eagles right now. We’ll be licking those wounds for some time. No, we’re talking about the 51 Super Bowl spots that aired last night. Now that USA Today has listed their top spots on the … Continue reading “Industry reactions to Super Bowl ads”

Our Top 5 Big Game ads and 3 not so great

It’s over. Sigh. My Philadephia Eagles put up a valiant effort but they couldn’t do it for four quarters Sometimes you lead by 10 points at halftime and lose by 3 when it’s all said and done. That’s why it’s called “The Big Game.” It applies to other aspects of life as well. Someone has … Continue reading “Our Top 5 Big Game ads and 3 not so great”

James Gunn to write new Superman film

(NOTE: This article was previously published, but was lost during the Reel 360 shutdown). It’s official! the current co-chair and co-CEO of DC studios, James Gunn is writing a new Superman film! Gunn took to twitter to share the news himself after attending a meeting with co-chair and co-CEO Peter Safran and Man of Steel … Continue reading “James Gunn to write new Superman film”

Zaslav comments on Batman’s future

Will the DCU Batman continue to be Robert Pattinson’s emo interpretation? Or Michael Keaton’s classic revival? Or is Ben Affleck giving us the bulky Dark Knight Returns? Or will there be three Batmen in the new DCU? Someone call George Clooney and make it a foursome! Today, WBD CEO David Zaslav teased what lies ahead … Continue reading “Zaslav comments on Batman’s future”

WB Discovery shelves Batgirl permanently

Warner Bros. Discovery has reportedly shelved Batgirl which was originally planned to be released on HBO Max, but then moved to a theatrical release sometime in 2022. The New York Post was the first to report. After spending over $90 million, exceeding the original $70 million, the decision to shelve the film which starred Leslie … Continue reading “WB Discovery shelves Batgirl permanently”