Zack Snyder hosts ‘Batman v Superman’ watch party

Zack Snyder’ s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice wasn’t everyone’s kind of cape. Personally, I found a lot to like about it, but saw its many problems. That said, the Ultimate Edition is a far superior film. It’s a shame Warner Bros didn’t release this version where Clark/Superman (Henry Cavill my Superman) actually speaks. Now … Continue reading “Zack Snyder hosts ‘Batman v Superman’ watch party”

First images of ‘The Batman’ in action surface online

Well what do we have here? Production is well underway on Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman starring Robert Pattinson as the titular character. The production is currently filming in Glasgow, Scotland, at the Glasgow Necropolis cemetery. Today, photos from the location surfaced online, offering fanboys and girls what could be their first look at a fully … Continue reading “First images of ‘The Batman’ in action surface online”

Falchuk to receive WGAW Valentine Davies Award

Writer, director, and producer Brad Falchuk (The Politician, Glee, American Horror Story, Pose) has been named the recipient of Writers Guild of America West’s 2020 Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his positive impact on young writers through his work and efforts to improve literacy and promote self-confidence through arts education. The WGAW’s Valentine Davies Award … Continue reading “Falchuk to receive WGAW Valentine Davies Award”

First Taste: Take a sip of the tropics at Canary

There is an abundance of eating, and especially “cocktailing,” that goes on at the restaurants and bars surrounding the American Film Market which just ended. You’ll also find the same activities happening at the many eateries around Santa Monica’s affluent production companies and post-houses. That’s why we have to talk about Canary, which just opened November … Continue reading “First Taste: Take a sip of the tropics at Canary”

Clive Owen cast as Bill Clinton in ‘Impeachment’

The showrunners and casting directors of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story have spoken and voted for lauded U.K. actor Clive Owen (The Inside Man, Sin City, Children of Men) to play Bill Clinton in its third installment of the FX series, Impeachment: American Crime Story. According to Entertainment Weekly, the season will focus on the … Continue reading “Clive Owen cast as Bill Clinton in ‘Impeachment’”

‘IT’ director & ‘Birds of Prey’ writer tied to ‘Flash’

As the new DC Movie Universe, known in some parts as the “DCEU,” continues to dig itself out from under the poorly received “Snyderverse,” in reference to Zack Snyder’s take on the iconic DC characters, there are changes abound for upcoming films. Of course, we all know director Matt Reeves is teaming with Robert “Battison” … Continue reading “‘IT’ director & ‘Birds of Prey’ writer tied to ‘Flash’”

The Reel Black List: Kevin Miles, Storyteller

“The work I have always been most proud of, is that which supports, promotes and improves the human condition.” North Carolina-based Kevin Miles has worked as a writer and creative director for, and with, some of the top ad agencies in the world, both on staff and as a freelancer. They include multicultural shops such … Continue reading “The Reel Black List: Kevin Miles, Storyteller”

Warner Bros. reportedly loves ‘The Batman’ script

This is good news for The Batman fans. Maybe. It’s no secret that Warners Bros. has had a hard time getting the DCEU (DC Extended Universe) off the ground. What started promisingly with 2013’s Man of Steel has skydived into a veritable mess… save for 2017’s Wonder Woman. That mess was exacerbated two weeks ago, … Continue reading “Warner Bros. reportedly loves ‘The Batman’ script”

YouTuber demands ‘Justice’ for Zack Snyder fans

As social media has grown in relevance, so has the cacophony of voices supporting or disapproving their favorite films and TV series. A scroll through various YouTube videos of Star Wars: The Last Jedi shows how extreme the love and hate for the film has become. In that spirit, Justice League fans have mounted online … Continue reading “YouTuber demands ‘Justice’ for Zack Snyder fans”

Chicago team wins “Next Great Animated Series”

Odd Machine executive producer Alec Pinkston, director Gregory Hinchman and director Peter Stepnoski’s animated short, Senataur, took top honors in “The Next Great Animated Series” contest sponsored by Tongal and Project Greenlight.

The three-and-a-half-minute comedy trailer about a space alien centaur who forces his way into the American legislative branch is a no-holds-barred, graphic commentary on the nation’s sociopolitical landscape.

It’s On for star-studded cast in BetMGM campaign

BetMGM premiered its new commercial campaign on a variety of social media platforms. “IT’S ON” features a star-studded cast of actors and athletes, all BetMGM ambassadors, within an episodic series. “Entertainment is at the core of BetMGM and we want this campaign to keep viewers on the edge of their seats in a way that’s … Continue reading “It’s On for star-studded cast in BetMGM campaign”

NuContext’s HBCU to Hollywood makes return

NuContext celebrates the second summer of its “HBCU to Hollywood” Internship Program after a fruitful first year. The internship offers students the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the film and production industry providing a $5,000 scholarship to cover travel, living expenses and continuing education for a six-to-eight-week internship opportunity in Hollywood with NuContext. … Continue reading “NuContext’s HBCU to Hollywood makes return”

Details about Michael Keaton’s scenes in Batgirl

Now that Leslie Grace’s Batgirl has been officially scrapped by Warner Bros Discovery, fans are desperate to hear details about Michael Keaton’s scenes in the film. In addition to Grace and Keaton, the film also featured J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon, Brendan Fraser as Garfield Lynns/Firefly and Ivory Aquino as DC’s first trans character and … Continue reading “Details about Michael Keaton’s scenes in Batgirl”

Arthur Max goes medieval designing 20th Century Studios’ epic ‘The Last Duel’

From 20th Century Studios and visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott comes The Last Duel, a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality of 14th century France. Based on actual events, the historical epic—opening exclusively in U.S. theaters today—unravels long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) and Jacques Le … Continue reading “Arthur Max goes medieval designing 20th Century Studios’ epic ‘The Last Duel’”

Fonda, Freeman, Santana host Artists for Amazonia

On May 28, 2020, Jane Fonda, Morgan Freeman, Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel, and numerous other artists will join indigenous leaders, scientists, and a broad coalition of NGOs in hosting Artists United for Amazonia: Protecting the Protectors, a global livestream event. The event is being produced by Artists for Amazonia. The two-hour event, to run from 8pm … Continue reading “Fonda, Freeman, Santana host Artists for Amazonia”