The Suicide Squad takes in $26.5m in deathly box office weekend

The Suicide Squad received unusually good reviews for a comic-book adaptation, plenty of social media attention, and had little to no competition on a prime summer weekend. Even so, it fell short of its conservative $30 million projection to gross $26,550,000 in 4,002 North American theaters. The United States is averaging more than 100,000 new … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad takes in $26.5m in deathly box office weekend”

Sylvester Stallone on adding bite to Suicide Squad’s King Shark

In The Suicide Squad, which opened in theaters and began streaming on HBO Max last weekend, the enormous King Shark is half-human and half-shark, with a childlike naivete that belies the teeth beneath. Voiced by Sylvester Stallone, the character is, unsurprisingly, also at the center of much of the film’s humor. Add to that a … Continue reading “Sylvester Stallone on adding bite to Suicide Squad’s King Shark”

The Suicide Squad: Balls-to-the-wall violence, humor and heart

When you want to imitate the nuttiness and irreverent humor that is Guardians of the Galaxy, but want to exponentially up the visceral experience, go to the master himself. That is what Warner Bros did when they signed directed James Gunn to reboot The Suicide Squad. In this sequel – yes, it’s a sequel – … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: Balls-to-the-wall violence, humor and heart”

The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X

It’s no secret that 2017’s Suicide Squad, while a hit at the global box office to the tune of $746.8 million, was a complete and utter disappointment both to fans and critics. Aside from the performances of Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag and Jai Courtney as … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: James Gunn was dying to save Task Force X”

The Suicide Squad: Do critics love James Gunn’s film or want to kill it?

In 2018 James Gunn was unceremoniously fired from Disney over a series of offensive tweets dug up by far-right provocateur Mike Cernovich before filming Guardians of the Galaxy 3 could begin. Disney quickly realized their mistake and rehired him to continue his successful reign as writer/director of the series in 2019, only after he already … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad: Do critics love James Gunn’s film or want to kill it?”

Suicide Squad: Margot Robbie on Harley Quinn

When James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad opens in theaters and streams on HBO Max August 6, Margot Robbie will return to the role of fan-favorite psycho, Harley Quinn. She previously played Mr. J’s former love in 2016’s Suicide Squad and 2020’s Birds of Prey. Harley, re-incarcerated for making a cash withdrawal with her car, buys … Continue reading “Suicide Squad: Margot Robbie on Harley Quinn”

Suicide Squad: Dying to save world in red band trailer

Yeah, this new trailer for the upcoming The Suicide Squad is bananas. Partially a soft reboot. Kind of a sequel, but this new trailer, which dropped earlier this week, is all James Gunn. A look at this new red band teaser absolutely promises a new take on Task Force X. The filmmaker recently broke down … Continue reading “Suicide Squad: Dying to save world in red band trailer”

The Suicide Squad Red Band trailer is mad bonkers

From the horribly beautiful mind of writer/director James Gunn comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero action adventure The Suicide Squad, featuring a collection of the most degenerate delinquents in the DC lineup. The new Red Band trailer which Warner Bros released today is not only bananas and the most exciting trailer we have seen in a … Continue reading “The Suicide Squad Red Band trailer is mad bonkers”

WB releases new footage of ‘The Suicide Squad’

So far DC FanDome is living up to the hype. It started off with an exciting new trailer for Wonder Woman 1984. Then, there was the reveal from WB Games Montreal for the new Gotham Knights video game. Which brings us to James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. And it looks dope AF. After an engaging … Continue reading “WB releases new footage of ‘The Suicide Squad’”

New footage from ‘The Suicide Squad’ on Twitter

Although Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey has not taken flight with audiences as Warner Bros had hoped, that has not stopped the studio and the DCEU from continuing their support of actress Margot Robbie’s portrayal of the titular character. Coming in 2021, will be the sort of sequel/soft reboot to David Ayer‘s 2016 film Suicide … Continue reading “New footage from ‘The Suicide Squad’ on Twitter”

Chicago’s wonder women talk about “Wonder Woman”

Does it take a “gal” (see what I did there?) to save the much-maligned and divisive DCEU?

After the critical floggings of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, it would seem 4th time is the charm as Wonder Woman is a massive critical success.

Coming in at a 94% fresh tomato rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the Amazonian Princess looks bound for a commercial success as well.

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”

Flash star Ezra Miller agrees to mental health treatment

After a series of arrests and erratic behavior that crossed the nation from Hawaii to Vermont, The Flash star Ezra Miller said they have begun treatment for “complex mental health issues.”  The 29-year-old Miller, who identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns, issued a statement to the press late Monday. “Having recently gone through a … Continue reading “Flash star Ezra Miller agrees to mental health treatment”

What is Warner Bros going to do about Ezra Miller?

If there was ever a problem child over at Warner Bros. Discovery it would be Flash star, Ezra Miller. The only problem is they aren’t a child. They’re 29. And their spawn-of-Satan behavior is jeopardizing a $200 million dollar film. That’s a problem. A big one. Just over a week ago Warner Bros. Discovery shocked … Continue reading “What is Warner Bros going to do about Ezra Miller?”

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”

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”

Harley Quinn trailer gets the Red Band back together

Blood, guts and quite likely the most f-bombs to ever be featured in a Red Band trailer are what you will find in the latest trailer from Warner Bros Animation for the third season of the critically-acclaimed Max Original adult-animated comedy series Harley Quinn. The trailer finds Harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco)and Poison Ivy (Lake Bell) rapping … Continue reading “Harley Quinn trailer gets the Red Band back together”

Interview: Rams exec Marissa Daly on new branded film

This week, the Super Bowl LVI champions, Los Angeles Rams, took sports marketing and entertainment a few extra steps into the future with the launch of their outstandingly entertaining branded short film On the Clock. Directed by acclaimed director Paul Hunter, the film stars a group of action stars Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow, … Continue reading “Interview: Rams exec Marissa Daly on new branded film”

Flash star Ezra Miller arrested again for throwing chair at woman

Ezra Miller must really want Grant Gustin’s (TV’s Flash) face grafted onto his body. The Flash and Fantastic Beasts star has been arrested yet again. This follows months of legal issues and bad behavior. The 29-year-old Miller, apparently still in Hawaii even after a couple filed a restraining order against the actor a week ago, was booked … Continue reading “Flash star Ezra Miller arrested again for throwing chair at woman”

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”