‘Superman and Lois’ release posters ahead of FanDome

The highly anticipated DC FanDome happens next Saturday August 22 and Warner Bros and The CW are prepping their films and series for the big event. In preparation and to build excitement, The CW’s DC TV shows have all received special comic book inspired posters. The latest puts the spotlight on Supergirl spinoff Superman and Lois, the … Continue reading “‘Superman and Lois’ release posters ahead of FanDome”

Are we getting a Black Lex for ‘Superman and Lois?’

Say what you will about the Greg Berlanti-DC shows on the CW network, the one thing no one can really complain about is their willingness to gender and race switch characters. On Supergirl, James Olsen, who has always been white, is played by African American actor Mehcad Brooks. And on The Flash, Iris West has … Continue reading “Are we getting a Black Lex for ‘Superman and Lois?’”

CW orders ‘Superman and Lois’ direct to series

Until Warner Bros and their fan-nicknamed DCEU execs can figure out what to do with Superman, the Boy in Blue will return to TV. According to Entertainment Weekly, pilot pickup season has come early on The CW. The network just announced that it has ordered two pilot scripts directly to series, including Arrowverse spin-off Superman & Lois and the Walker, … Continue reading “CW orders ‘Superman and Lois’ direct to series”

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”

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”

Flash, Riverdale, Superman kick off 7-night CW sked

The CW Network will officially launch its new seven-night 2021-22 primetime schedule in Fall of 2021 with a strategic mix of new and returning original scripted series and alternative programming, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The CW Network. The CW’s 2021-22 network image campaign and new season … Continue reading “Flash, Riverdale, Superman kick off 7-night CW sked”

HBO Max, Cartoon Network order animated Superman

The Geek is pleased. Lots of exciting news out of HBO Max and Cartoon Network. The networks have announced today a two-season series order for My Adventures with Superman an all-new kids and family animated series following the action-packed, comedic and romantic adventures of Superman and Lois Lane. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and based on … Continue reading “HBO Max, Cartoon Network order animated Superman”

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”

This grounded Superman soars

WARNING! This review contains spoilers! Do not read if you have not yet watched the new CW series Superman & Lois. Believe it or not Superman’s visual storytelling has actually fared better on TV than in theaters. This is where you say, “What about Christoper Reeve? He was brilliant!” Reeve’s performance as the Last Son … Continue reading “This grounded Superman soars”

Superman ’78 and Batman ’89 continued in DC comics

Missing Christopher Reeve as Superman? Michael Keaton (even though he is technically returning to the cowl and cape in The Flash film) as the Bat? Beginning in July 2021, decades after both Richard Donner’s Superman: The Movie and Tim Burton’s Batman introduced generations of fans to silver screen versions of DC’s Man of Steel and the World’s Greatest Detective, … Continue reading “Superman ’78 and Batman ’89 continued in DC comics”

CW sets “Super Tuesday” with 90-minute ‘Superman’

The CW Network announced today a “Super” Tuesday event on Tuesday, February 23 with the entire night dedicated to its new series Superman & Lois. The night of heroics kicks off with an expanded 90-minute series premiere of Superman & Lois (8:00-9:30pm ET/PT), immediately followed by a brand new special, Superman & Lois: Legacy of Hope (9:30 – 10:00pm ET/PT). In the new … Continue reading “CW sets “Super Tuesday” with 90-minute ‘Superman’”

CW reveals first look at Superman’s new suit

I was never a fan of Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman suit when he made appearances on Supergirl. The gold shoulder clips holding the cape in place, gaudy and clunky. It just never felt like Supes. Luckily, we have known for some time that the upcoming Superman and Lois will give Clark a new suit. And it’s … Continue reading “CW reveals first look at Superman’s new suit”

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”

‘Flash’ ‘Superman,’ on track for production next month

While the coronavirus COVID-19 seems to be on a new surge in the United States, other countries have been successful in tamping down the spread. This includes British Columbia which, of course, is where you will find Vancouver, home to production to CW shows Supernatural, Riverdale, The Flash, Supergirl, Batwoman, and now Superman and Lois. … Continue reading “‘Flash’ ‘Superman,’ on track for production next month”

Warner Bros. and DC announce virtual event

It seems very likely that Warner Bros and DC will skip this year’s virtual Comic Con. On Saturday, August 22, starting at 10 a.m. PDT, the studio will welcome fans everywhere into the DC FanDome — a free virtual fan experience where no badge is required. Imagine all the Super Heroes and Super-Villains you’ve ever … Continue reading “Warner Bros. and DC announce virtual event”

Rumor Mill: Superman is flying back to theaters

The Geek has always liked British thespian Henry Cavill as Superman. In fact, he has said numerous times that the highly underrated Man of Steel (2013) is one of the best superhero films of the last decade. Unfortunately, Cavill was not given much to say in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice or do in … Continue reading “Rumor Mill: Superman is flying back to theaters”

HBO Max announces price and programming

A Game of Thrones prequel. DC Universe movie premieres. 10,000 hours of programming. And Friends. For $14.99 a month. Today, WarnerMedia today unveiled significant new details about its HBO Max direct-to-consumer strategy, revealing a comprehensive offering of programming options for every audience, product features and functionality, and its go-to-market plans. Launching in May of 2020, … Continue reading “HBO Max announces price and programming”

Brandon Routh to reprise Superman in ‘Arrowverse’

There was nothing particularly wrong with Brandon Routh’s portrayal of Superman in the 2006 Bryan Singer film, Superman Returns. In fact, the actor was fairly good at embodying Christopher Reeve’s iconic performance as the Kryptonian. The film, which stands at 75% on Rotten Tomatoes, was not that well-received by movie audiences, grossing $200,081,192 in North … Continue reading “Brandon Routh to reprise Superman in ‘Arrowverse’”

Ziegelman’s “Geek Lounge” serves up nerds and laughs

Filmmaker Larry Ziegelman’s new webseries, Geek Lounge, dramatizes the interaction of six friends who hang out in a bar that caters to lifelong Trekkies, obsessive Harry Potter fans, meticulous comic book historians and everything else that belongs within the provenance of nerdism.

“I like to describe it as Cheers meets Silicon Valley,” explains Ziegelman, the writer and director who created seven of the ten episodes and worked with cast member Madelyn Murphy on the rest.