INTERVIEW: Robert Pattinson goes beneath the mask

Today, The Batman (now certified fresh at 85% on Rotten Tomatoes) opens across the United States. When the film opens, it’s Halloween night and everyone is in costume. Bruce Wayne (Robert Pattinson) is patrolling the streets not as himself, not in the Batsuit, but as someone in between Bruce and the Bat—a shadowy persona that … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: Robert Pattinson goes beneath the mask”

Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID. ‘The Batman’ shuts down production again.

This just goes to show that even with the highest safety precautions, it it still going to be a challenge for networks and studios to keep cameras rolling. Now comes word from the U.K. that The Batman star Robert Pattinson has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a report in Vanity Fair, Pattinson’s positive test results … Continue reading “Robert Pattinson tests positive for COVID. ‘The Batman’ shuts down production again.”

Matt Reeves posts 1st look at Robert Pattinson as Batman

With apologies to our amazing publisher, Barbara L. Roche, this article will probably break The Reel 360 server. With filming well underway on the new Warner Bros film, The Batman, director Matt Reeves has decided to get ahead of the internet leaks and has posted a new video of actor Robert Pattinson dressed as the … Continue reading “Matt Reeves posts 1st look at Robert Pattinson as Batman”

New ‘Batman’ set pics reveal Pattinson as Bruce Wayne

It would seem that cameras are absolutely rolling on Matt Reeves highly-anticipated The Batman. Earlier today, we got a glimpse of vehicles being set up for a shot. And now we seem to have our first look at The Lighthouse’s Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne. A Twitter user named Wade Gravett managed to take these … Continue reading “New ‘Batman’ set pics reveal Pattinson as Bruce Wayne”

The Batman leads 3rd Critics Choice Super noms

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the nominees for the 3rd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards, honoring the most popular, fan-obsessed genres across both television and movies, including Superhero, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Horror, and Action. The Batman leads this year’s film nominees, earning six nominations including Best Superhero Movie.  Robert Pattinson, Paul Dano, and Colin Farrell each … Continue reading “The Batman leads 3rd Critics Choice Super noms”

Under the Gunn: DC Chapter One Slate revealed

Up, up and away! After holding a private press event, with partner Peter Safran, yesterday at Warner Bros., a visibly giddy DC Studios Co-CEO James Gunn posted a video on Twitter announcing the new DC Studios slate this morning. There is a lot to unpack to say the least. “One of our strategies is to … Continue reading “Under the Gunn: DC Chapter One Slate revealed”

Patty Jenkins stormed out of DC meeting

Comic book movie fans were shocked to learn last week that Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman 3 will not be moving forward. After news hit, the current co-chair and co-CEO of DC studios, James Gunn publicly responded to rumors originally shared in the Hollywood Reporter with a lengthy twitter thread which stated in part, “So. As … Continue reading “Patty Jenkins stormed out of DC meeting”

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”

Warner Bros. Discovery releases 10-year DC plan

Last week during Warner Bros. Discovery‘s Second Quarter 2022 Earnings Call, David Zaslav, the current President and CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery explained his 10-year-plan to model the DC Cinematic Universe after Kevin Feige’s MCU at Disney.  Zaslav became CEO of Discovery Communications on November 16, 2006. Under his leadership, Discovery became a Fortune 500 … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery releases 10-year DC plan”

The Batman will return

It’s official, Battinson, Zoë Kravitz, director Matt Reeves, and more will be returning for a sequel to Warner Brothers’ blockbuster hit The Batman.  At CinemaCon 2022, the annual trade show for theater owners, Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich shared the news and Reeves came on stage to help make the announcement, saying more … Continue reading “The Batman will return”

Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU

It seems the MCU might actually be getting some competition in the near future. Variety has reported that multiple sources close to the situation have stated that Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav met with top executives before the merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery to find someone to increase the profile of DC Entertainment … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery considers overhauling DCEU”

HBO Max announces The Batman premiere date

The Warner Bros. Pictures global blockbuster, from writer/director Matt Reeves, The Batman starring Robert Pattinson in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, will be available to stream on HBO Max on Monday April 18.  Dylan Clark (the Planet of the Apes films) and Reeves produced the film. The Batman will … Continue reading “HBO Max announces The Batman premiere date”

Why The Adam Project was deeply personal for Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy

For director Shawn Levy and star Ryan Reynolds, working on the new Netflix film The Adam Project gave them a chance to take a page from, and pay tribute to, beloved blockbusters of the past like Back to the Future and E.T.  But it also allowed the duo, who both produced the action-adventure, the opportunity to work on something “deeply … Continue reading “Why The Adam Project was deeply personal for Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy”

HBO Max orders limited series The Penguin

The Gentleman of Crime is moving from the big screen to the somewhat big screen in most cases. HBO Max has given a straight-to-series order to The Penguin(working title), a limited series starring Colin Farrell in the title role. The DC drama expands upon the world filmmaker Matt Reeves has created for Warner Bros. Pictures’ global … Continue reading “HBO Max orders limited series The Penguin”

Review: The Batman does the World’s Greatest Detective justice

Matt Reeves’ The Batman opened on March 4, 2022 and he and his team of impeccable designers and actors have created one of the greatest Batman movies of all time. Move over, The Dark Knight. Reeves creates a dark and gothic world of Gotham City with Bruce Wayne living in a shadowy castle, almost dilapidated … Continue reading “Review: The Batman does the World’s Greatest Detective justice”

Adding muscle to the Dark Knight’s Batmobile

With eight live-action Batman films, there have been six different Batmobiles, each one representing the personality of The Dark Knight at the time. It is probably the second most important piece of casting. Why? The Batmobile is Batman’s awe-inspiring signature vehicle. Combining brute force with high-speed ferocity, this staggering feat of engineering provides The Batman … Continue reading “Adding muscle to the Dark Knight’s Batmobile”

Interview: Matt Reeves catches The Batman in freefall

Director/ Writer/ Proudcer Matt Reeves’ The Batman, which stars Robert Pattinson in the titular role, is both an epic, high-octane action film on a massive visual scale and a gritty, edgy and emotional exploration into the twisted inner workings of the mind, all set within an iconic city on the brink. In Reeves’ Gotham, fear … Continue reading “Interview: Matt Reeves catches The Batman in freefall”

What do critics say about The Batman?

Last week Matt Reeves’ The Batman premiered in London and Paris, but Warner Brothers had a very strict embargo until today. In the beginning of the month, Awards Ace’s Erick Weber shared on Twitter that he too knew someone who viewed an early screening and they described The Batman as a “complex film,” comparing it … Continue reading “What do critics say about The Batman?”