Gal Gadot confirms Joss Whedon threatened career

While Justice League star Ray Fisher and former Angel and Buffy star Charisma Carpenter have been vocal about director Joss Whedon’s “abusive” behavior on their respective sets, Wonder Woman and JL star Gal Gadot has been fairly quiet – even after she was mentioned as a target of Whedon’s venom by Fisher in a Hollywood Reporter … Continue reading “Gal Gadot confirms Joss Whedon threatened career”

Joss Whedon bragged about bullying Gal Gadot

We’re not quite finished hearing about allegations against Joss Whedon from the set of Justice League. In a more in depth interview with Ray Fisher, who played Cyborg in the film, with The Hollywood Reporter, more details about Whedon’s misconduct on the set of Justice League‘s reshoots have been revealed, including the fact that the … Continue reading “Joss Whedon bragged about bullying Gal Gadot”

Could Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman end up in ‘Flash?’

It seems like we have been talking about The Flash movie forever. Truth be told, we have. A new potentially interesting rumor has popped up that Warner Bros. is pursuing Gal Gadot, the DCEU’s Wonder Woman, to make a brief appearance in the long-gestating film. The Illuminerdi claims that the studio is currently pursuing Gal … Continue reading “Could Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman end up in ‘Flash?’”

First look at Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ costume

Hera! Following recent images of Diana and Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), actress Gal Gadot has shared our first official look at Diana fully suited-up as Wonder Woman for the upcoming sequel Wonder Woman 1984. The stunning shot gives us a glimpse of the updated costume Diana will don for the film, and although there doesn’t … Continue reading “First look at Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ costume”

Gadot, Jenkins to drop ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer

Happy Wonder Woman Day. Things have been fairly quiet on the upcoming sequel to Wonder Woman, aptly titled Wonder Woman 1984. However, it seems as though things will be heating up this December. To celebrate the DC Heroine’s special day, Warner Bros. Pictures announced that the Patty Jenkins-helmed sequel will close the show at this … Continue reading “Gadot, Jenkins to drop ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ trailer”

Batfleck alludes to discord with Joss Whedon in new interview

Ben Affleck, the most recent, and for some the most beloved, Batman admits that working with disgraced director Joss Whedon was “difficult” during a recent red carpet interview with Variety. While promoting his new film The Tender Bar, Batfleck touched briefly on his Flash and Justice League experiences. “It was a really nice way to revisit … Continue reading “Batfleck alludes to discord with Joss Whedon in new interview”

Hera! Serena Williams is Wonder Woman in spot for DIRECTV

Move over Gal Gadot. On August 2nd, DIRECTV became a new company comprising all of AT&T’s previously held US video assets. With a new overall look and feel introduced for DIRECTV, TBWA\Chiat\Day LA has shares the first-ever advertising campaign for DIRECTV Stream, formally AT&T TV. Launched on social platforms and national TV, the ‘Get Your … Continue reading “Hera! Serena Williams is Wonder Woman in spot for DIRECTV”

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release

The National Association of Theatre Owners aren’t the only ones peeved over the fact that Disney left money on the table by putting Marvel’s Black Widow on Disney Plus on the same day as its theatrical debut. Scarlett Johansson is alleging that $50 million of that money left on the table belongs to her. According … Continue reading “Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow theatrical release”

Bob Odenkirk collapses while filming Saul

TMZ and TheWrap are reporting that Better Call Saul star, Bob Odenkirk, has been hospitalized after collapsing on the show’s set on Tuesday night. According to both outlets, the 58-year-old actor was filming the Breaking Bad spinoff’s sixth and final season in Albuquerque, New Mexico, when he collapsed. Crew members immediately called an ambulance and … Continue reading “Bob Odenkirk collapses while filming Saul”

Ten super comic book moms with and without capes

Look, we all know that women, especially moms, are the true superheroes in our lives. Every day, they are called upon to be resilient, strong, caring and protect their families from whatever comes their way. From the moment they wake to the moment they sleep, moms battle traffic, stress from school and evildoers at work. … Continue reading “Ten super comic book moms with and without capes”

Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.

Academy award winner and Justice League scribe Chris Terrio is airing his grievances in an exclusive and wide ranging interview with Vanity Fair. Not to mince words, the man is super pissed off and despises what happened to his DC films just as much as the haters do.  After remaining silent on the matter, Terrio … Continue reading “Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.”

4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong

Zack Snyder’s die hard fans have been waiting for the Zack Snyder Cut since the abomination we all know and hate called Justice League was released four years ago. The pleas of the fanboys (and fangirls) were heard and Warner Brothers finally released Zack Snyder’s Justice League in it’s FOUR HOUR glory on HBO Max … Continue reading “4 things Justice League got right and 4 wrong”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is more cohesive, coherent

I absolutely hated 2017’s Justice League and I did not have high hopes for Zack Snyder’s Justice League. I was pleasantly surprised to see that everything I absolutely hated about 2017’s Justice League was all Joss Whedon. Overall, Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a far superior movie. The film is cohesive and coherent with fantastic … Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League is more cohesive, coherent”

Justice League is a flawed, overlong masterpiece

Four years ago, when publisher Barbara Roche took over Reel Chicago, she pulled me aside and asked, “Colin, if you could write any kind of column you want, what would it be?” I knew at that time Reel Chicago was focused on local advertising and production communities and we were just beginning to stick our … Continue reading “Justice League is a flawed, overlong masterpiece”

Ranking the DCEU movies

Right now we are less than 24 hours away from the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. While it is sitting at a comfortable 77% (at the time of this writing) on Rotten Tomatoes (far higher than the 40% 2017’s “Josstice League” received) we thought it would be time to rank the … Continue reading “Ranking the DCEU movies”

Zack Snyder’s Justice League reviews are revealed

In 2017, in the midst of finishing the much anticipated DC film Justice League, director Zack Snyder tragically lost his 17 year old daughter to suicide and desperately needed to take time to deal with his family’s loss. Instead of being supportive and understanding, Warner Bros. decided to rush and complete the film under the … Continue reading “Zack Snyder’s Justice League reviews are revealed”

Final trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League

“And so begins the end.” That statement/threat from Darkseid, Lord of Apokolips could not ring more true, as indeed this is the end (?) of director Zack Snyder’s DCEU trilogy which began with Man of Steel (2013), continued with BvS: Dawn of Justice (2016), hiccuped the bastardized Justice League (2017) and will come to a … Continue reading “Final trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

For IWD, Snyder releases Wonder Woman teaser

Following teasers featuring Batman and Superman, director Zack Snyder has dropped another character focused tease for Justice League. To mark International Women’s Day, he has spotlighted Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman in action. The new-ish footage starts with Diana on Themyscira, gazing across the ocean as she recalls voices from her past, and Steppenwolf’s decimation of … Continue reading “For IWD, Snyder releases Wonder Woman teaser”

These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD

International Women’s Day is upon us and we are celebrating women’s achievements and the meaningful contributions they’ve made to the world by ranking the top 10 female superheroes of television and film and not only are we celebrating the heroes, we’re also celebrating the actresses who play them.  10. Sailor Moon ( anime cartoon) Sailor … Continue reading “These 10 female superheroes inspire us for IWD”

Zack Snyder releases Superman-focused trailer

There are now less than two weeks to go before the premiere of Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max. The other day, the director released a Batman-centric :60-second trailer and now has shared another :60-second teaser, this time focusing on Henry Cavill’s Superman. The new promo returns us to Man of Steel, before we see Cavill’s … Continue reading “Zack Snyder releases Superman-focused trailer”