Henry Cavill returns to DCEU as Superman

Up, Up and Away! This weekend, Dwayne Johnson brought the DC Extended Universe back to life with his first superhero film, Black Adam. The film punched its way to $67 million at the domestic box office and $140 million worldwide. One of the standout scenes of the film was actually the mid-credits scene, where actor … Continue reading “Henry Cavill returns to DCEU as Superman”

Fact or Fiction: Henry Cavill signs up for 3 Superman films and more

With it being Rosh Hashanah, we are going to take this rumor about Warner Bros. and DC with a huge grain of Kosher salt. According to Comic Book Movie, who is sourcing The Cultured Nerd, Man of Steel and The Witcher star Henry Cavill has agreed with the studio. to reprise his role as Superman in at least three projects … Continue reading “Fact or Fiction: Henry Cavill signs up for 3 Superman films and more”

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”

2022 in Review: The biggest stories of the year

Would you believe it if I told you the biggest story of 2022 that could be found on Reel 360 News was about something that couldn’t be found? In early December, sister publication Reel Chicago legit went poof. As if Hermione, from Harry Potter, waved a wand and said, “Expecto Patronum.” Only it wasn’t a … Continue reading “2022 in Review: The biggest stories of the year”

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”

James Gunn tweets about Superman’s place in the DCU

As we have previously reported, James Gunn and producing partner Peter Safran have been hard at work shaping and reshaping the new DC Universe, now known as the DCU. With their ongoing 10-year plan currently shrouded in secrecy, there have been rumors running wild. Is Wonder Woman over? Does that mean Gal Gadot is done? … Continue reading “James Gunn tweets about Superman’s place in the DCU”

James Gunn responds to online rumors

The current co-chair and co-CEO of DC studios, James Gunn has responded to rumors shared in the Hollywood Reporter. The online publication reported that Patty Jenkins’ latest plan for Wonder Woman 3 would not be moving forward and raised the possibility that actors such as Henry Cavill and Jason Momoa could be finished playing Superman … Continue reading “James Gunn responds to online rumors”

Wonder Woman 3 not moving forward

Since it was announced that James Gunn and Peter Safran were taking over DC Studios, fans have been anxiously awaiting information about what we can expect from DC’s TV and animation efforts. Apparently, Wonder Woman 3 is on the chopping block at this time.  Multiple sources have told The Hollywood Reporter that Patty Jenkins’ Wonder … Continue reading “Wonder Woman 3 not moving forward”

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”

James Gunn, Peter Safran to run DC Studios

It seems David Zaslav is finally doing something right since he has taken over as President and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros. Discovery by appointing filmmaker James Gunn and producer Peter Safran as co-chairs and co-CEOs of DC Studios, a newly formed division at Warner Bros. which will replace DC Films. The duo will … Continue reading “James Gunn, Peter Safran to run DC Studios”

Watch the final trailer for Black Adam

From New Line Cinema, Dwayne Johnson stars in the action adventure Black Adam. The first-ever feature film to explore the story of the DC Super Hero comes to the big screen under the direction of Jaume Collet-Serra (Jungle Cruise). Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the ancient gods— and … Continue reading “Watch the final trailer for Black Adam”

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”

Black Adam electrifies Hall H with trailer

Let’s call it a case of quality over quantity. While Marvel… marveled audiences in Hall H with a slew of announcements and trailers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Warner Bros, New Line Cinemas and DC were much more subdued. But what they did show was amazing! As the lights dimmed, … Continue reading “Black Adam electrifies Hall H with trailer”

Spoiler Alert: Entire Flash movie plot leaked

DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER. WE ARE SERIOUS. IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS IN NEXT YEAR’S LONG-AWAITED FLASH MOVIE, THEN STOP READING NOW. RIGHT NOW. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. YOU. WERE. WARNED. For the last few weeks, much of what we have read about the upcoming Warner Bros film focused on The … Continue reading “Spoiler Alert: Entire Flash movie plot leaked”

New updates about The Flash movie

Is Henry Cavill done playing The Man of Steel? ComicBookMovie.com has reported a rumor claiming that Cavill will not be reprising his role as Superman within the DCEU. And that would be due to the retcon and reboot from the upcoming Flash movie. In a since-deleted Tweet, movie spoilerist “ViewerAnon” claimed that The Flash will include … Continue reading “New updates about The Flash movie”

Snyder’s Justice League earns Best Movie nom from Critics Choice Super Awards

Take that Zack Snyder’s Justice League naysayers! The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced that director’s version of the maligned Joss Whedon release has received a Best Superhero Movie nomination and a nomination for Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot. The nominees for the 2nd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards, honoring the most popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television … Continue reading “Snyder’s Justice League earns Best Movie nom from Critics Choice Super Awards”

“It’s not a call. It’s a warning,” declares Robert Battinson in Batman trailer

Finally. Today, at DC FanDome Warner Bros. capped the exciting day off with first a behind-the-scenes look at Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson. A ZOOM discussion between the director, Pattinson and Cat Woman, Zoe Kravitz followed. And then finally… a trailer. Finally. Cut us some slack, we are not being overly dramatic. … Continue reading ““It’s not a call. It’s a warning,” declares Robert Battinson in Batman trailer”

Superman or Super-They? Supes comes out as bi on National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBT awareness day observed on October 11, to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in “coming out of the closet”. In observance of National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ+ History Month, DC joined in the festivities by announcing that Superman is, in fact, Bisexual. Don’t get your … Continue reading “Superman or Super-They? Supes comes out as bi on National Coming Out Day”

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”

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”