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”

“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”

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”

Here are all the deets for DC FanDome

If you’re a DC Fan, and I am, there’s only one thing that you will be doing this weekend and that is attending the online event of the year – DC FanDome. Having launched last year during quarantine, it is like a Comic-Con specifically for DC fanboys and fangirls, promising trailers, news and first-look previews … Continue reading “Here are all the deets for DC FanDome”

The Batman: Test screening says film is “scary, horror”

It’s been a minute since we have talked about Matt Reeves’ upcoming take on the caped crusader with Robert Pattinson, The Batman. The film has been shrouded in secrecy so it has been hard to get any kind of real news. Now, there is word that Warner Bros. held a test screening for The Batman … Continue reading “The Batman: Test screening says film is “scary, horror””

Academy: Jonathan Majors, Issa Rae among 395 invites

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to join the organization to 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Membership selection decisions are based on professional qualifications, with representation, inclusion and equity remaining a priority of Academy Aperture 2025.  The 2021 class is 46% … Continue reading “Academy: Jonathan Majors, Issa Rae among 395 invites”

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”

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”

Ethan Hawke joins thriller ‘Zeroes and Ones’

Four-time Academy Award nominated actor and filmmaker Ethan Hawke (Training Day, First Reformed, Boyhood), Cristina Chiriac (Siberia, Tommaso) and Phil Neilson (Siberia, Ben-Hur) have joined seminal filmmaker Abel Ferrara’s (Bad Lieutenant, The Funeral, Kings Of New York) upcoming thriller Zeroes and Ones. Both written and directed by Ferrara, filming begins in Italy later this month. JJ (Ethan … Continue reading “Ethan Hawke joins thriller ‘Zeroes and Ones’”

Pics and Videos from ‘The Batman’ Chicago shoot

This weekend, Warner Bros. was back at it as Matt Reeves’ The Batman took to LaSalle and Lower Wacker Drive in Chicago. Pics and videos of the highly anticipated film starring Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Colin Farrell appeared all over social media this weekend. This weekend Pattinson’s and Kravitz’s stunt people joined the 2nd unit … Continue reading “Pics and Videos from ‘The Batman’ Chicago shoot”

Batman and Selina in action in Chicago’s loop

Matt Reeves‘ highly anticipated The Batman has now descended upon Chicago. The scene being shot last night, at Clark and Washington Streets, seems to be a continuation of a scene being shot in Liverpool where Bruce (Robert Pattinson) and Selina Kyle (Zoë Kravitz) are being chased on motorcycles. Here, Patt-Man’s stuntman and Kravitz’s stuntwoman are seen in … Continue reading “Batman and Selina in action in Chicago’s loop”

First ‘Batman’ production set pics from Chicago’s Loop

While there is no Robert Pattinson, Colin Farrell, Paul Dano or Zoë Kravitz to speak of, Matt Reeves‘ highly anticipated The Batman has now descended upon Chicago. As you can see from the tweets below, the Windy City has once again been turned into Gotham City. Filming this weekend will be near 100 W. Randolph. … Continue reading “First ‘Batman’ production set pics from Chicago’s Loop”

‘The Batman’ continues to shoot in Liverpool

Warner Bros.‘ The Batman recently resumed production in Liverpool, England after being forced to shut down after actor Robert Pattinson tested positive for coronavirus. Now thanks to a little lax security, we are now able to share with you some of the pics of cast members in character. Bruce vs. Oswald vs. Selina St. George’s Hall, … Continue reading “‘The Batman’ continues to shoot in Liverpool”

Warner Bros. shakes up film schedule up to 2023

With Warner Bros moving to delay Denis Villeneuve’ epic sci-fi movie Dune until October 1st, 2021, The Batman’s original release date – other major tentpole films, including Matt Reeves’ film have been affected. The Batman has been pushed to March 4, 2022. The studio also delayed The Flash, Shazam: Fury of the Gods and Black Adam. On … Continue reading “Warner Bros. shakes up film schedule up to 2023”

The Batman to film in Chicago next month

We always knew that Matt Reeves‘ upcoming The Batman would be something different than what we have seen before. When the first trailer dropped at DC FanDome back in August that feeling was confirmed. The film was more akin to something like Se7en or Zodiac than Batman and Robin. Thank god. Now, the film’s production … Continue reading “The Batman to film in Chicago next month”

‘The Batman’ resumes production in time for Bat Day

Capes out. Cowls on. It’s time to celebrate all things Bat. After a brief hiatus (again) due to star Robert Pattinson testing positive for coronavirus, Matt Reeves’ production of The Batman is. back on. Today, Warner Bros. confirmed that cameras are again rolling. “Following a hiatus for COVID-19 quarantine precautions, filming has now resumed on … Continue reading “‘The Batman’ resumes production in time for Bat Day”

Moretz reunites with Matt Reeves for new film

Miramax announces new sci-fi thriller Mother/Android, written and directed by Mattson Tomlin (Project Power/Little Fish) and starring Chloe Grace Moretz (Suspiria, The Miseducation of Cameron Post). Matt Reeves, who directed sci-fi blockbusters War of the Planet of the Apes and Cloverfield, will produce for his 6th & Idaho production company, alongside Miramax’s Bill Block (The … Continue reading “Moretz reunites with Matt Reeves for new film”

Waiting For the Barbarians, timely but more of the same

Waiting For The Barbarians shows its thematic hand early. There will be, in actuality, very little waiting before the irony at the crux of its story is revealed: that the truly barbaric has and will continue to masquerade under the guise of order and civility. It’s a powerful theme, but the execution of its story … Continue reading “Waiting For the Barbarians, timely but more of the same”

‘Joker’ DP fan films ‘Batman’ COVID-19 PSA

More than 160,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the United States. According to Johns Hopkins University, there are at least 4,895,868 cases of coronavirus in the states and at least 160,255 people have died from the virus. So far on Friday, there are recorded 12,286 new cases and 151 reported deaths.  One of the ways to help prevent the spread is by wearing … Continue reading “‘Joker’ DP fan films ‘Batman’ COVID-19 PSA”