Matt Reeves posts the first ‘The Batman’ trailer

To say DC FanDome was a hit with fans would be a mild assessment. As millions of DC fans tuned in from around the world to see the virtual event Saturday, they were treated to new footage from several highly anticipated projects. Warner Bros officially got the PR machine underway for Wonder Woman: 1984 by … Continue reading “Matt Reeves posts the first ‘The Batman’ trailer”

Trailer for Zack Snyder’s 4-hour ‘Justice League’

Hallejuah! It’s here. As you know, DC FanDome, Warner Bros. virtual event for all things DC, is currently underway. Today, we have gotten big reveals such as second trailer for  Wonder Woman: 1984 , a cast reveal for James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, WB Games Montreal’s Gotham Knights, concept art from The Flash. And now, we … Continue reading “Trailer for Zack Snyder’s 4-hour ‘Justice League’”

Justice League’s Zack Snyder teases new pic of “Batfleck”

With DC FanDome only a few days away, excitement is building and director Zack Snyder, who will present a trailer for his version of Justice League, is definitely helping to stoke the flames. To celebrate Ben Affleck’s (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Justice League) 48th birthday this weekend, Snyder shared a new … Continue reading “Justice League’s Zack Snyder teases new pic of “Batfleck””

DC FanDome releases August 22 schedule

Eschewing Comic-Con, which was fairly tame, for their own supersized event DC’s Fandome, Warner Bros. has now revealed the exciting and enticing full schedule for Saturday’s event. Can. Not. Wait. Highlights include a Wonder Woman:1984 panel featuring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal, and director/co-writer/producer Patty Jenkins join forces with Brazilian hosts … Continue reading “DC FanDome releases August 22 schedule”

Could ‘Batman Beyond’ be close to production?

When DC FanDome occurs in August, it promises to reveal the status of a long list of DC Comics, Warner Bros productions including  Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Black Adam,  The Suicide Squad  and Wonder Woman 1984. But with Michael Keaton possibly in talks to return to the role of Batman in The Flash, could Warner Bros … Continue reading “Could ‘Batman Beyond’ be close to production?”

Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 819 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  The 2020 class is 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries.  There are 75 Oscar® nominees, including 15 winners, and … Continue reading “Florence Pugh, Lulu Wang, John David Washington among Academy invites”

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”

Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news

Off the top of my head, I cannot think of a single film, definitely not of the comic book genre, where the effort tanked at the box office, was generally panned by critics and fans alike, not only get a re-release, but a completely new version. But that is the case with Zack Snyder’s Justice … Continue reading “Affleck, Cavill, Momoa and more react to Snyder news”

Susanne Preissler, EP Independent Media

Editor’s Note: While Women’s History Month has clearly ended, we had such an overflow of submissions for REEL WOMEN that we couldn’t limit them all to just March. So, while these are the last profiles for this year, they are anything but least. We invite you to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media … Continue reading “Susanne Preissler, EP Independent Media”

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”

‘Birds of Prey’ soars with fun suffers from man-bashing

If you’re a “toxic, privileged white male with no sense of humor” do not see the recently retitled, Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. If you happen to be all the above, but possess a sense of humor and love DC Comics, and in particular, Harley Quinn, then you will have a blast at this trippy, … Continue reading “‘Birds of Prey’ soars with fun suffers from man-bashing”

Viola Davis plays Michelle Obama in ‘First Ladies’

Sometimes a casting director just nails it. Showtime has ordered a full season for the scripted series First Ladies, featuring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama.  The anthology-style political drama will look at the personal stories of various first ladies from throughout US history; Season 1 will spotlight Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Betty Ford. The series originated … Continue reading “Viola Davis plays Michelle Obama in ‘First Ladies’”

Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office

Despite resting at an extremely respectable 80% on Rotten Tomatoes, Warner Bros Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) opened well below its expected 50 million projections. The R-rated girl-gang film came in almost $20 million lower earning $33.2 million. According to Comic Book Movie, this is the worst start for … Continue reading “Five reasons ‘Birds of Prey’ didn’t soar at box office”

WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’

We finally have a release date for The Flash. Maybe this time with IT and IT: Chapter 2’s Andrés Muschietti at the helm, the long-delayed film about the Scarlet Speedster will actually happen. WB also set release dates for The Matrix 4, Shazam 2 and a slew of other films. According to Deadline, The Flash, … Continue reading “WB sets release dates for ‘Flash,’ ‘Matrix’ & ‘Shazam 2’”

Film Bridge Int’l acquires ‘Buffaloed’

More news from the AFM, Day Two. ­ Leading sales agent Film Bridge International has come aboard to handle international sales rights for the comedy, Buffaloed, starring and produced by Zoey Deutch (Netflix’s The Politician and Set It Up, Zombieland: Double Tap). The announcement was made today by Ellen S. Wander, CEO of Film Bridge … Continue reading “Film Bridge Int’l acquires ‘Buffaloed’”

Witnesses for Amber Heard drop major Aquaman 2 spoilers

Warning: potential spoilers for the upcoming movie Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Since April 12, Fairfax County Circuit Judge Penney Azcarate has been hearing testimony regarding alleged abuse at the hands of both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard against each other as Depp is suing her for $50 million over a December 2018 op-ed she … Continue reading “Witnesses for Amber Heard drop major Aquaman 2 spoilers”

REVIEW: What a complete and utter glitch The Matrix Resurrections is

There is a moment in the second act of Lana Wachowski’s new The Matrix Resurrections that Jada (Why did they make her look so old?) Pinkett Smith’s character Niobe says to Neo/Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves), “We’re trying to make sense of who made this mess.” So, am I, Niobe. So am I. Let’s be clear … Continue reading “REVIEW: What a complete and utter glitch The Matrix Resurrections is”