It’s official! Ben Affleck will be the first director/star of a Batman film

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To dig into Heidi’s interests a little bit, they have these things in baseball called Player-managers, where one of the stars of the team ends up running the dugout at the same time. Guys like Ty Cobb, Joe Torre, and Frank Robinson had all held this all too uncommon role. I’m not sure why that […]

Marvel makes some moves: adds Tessa Thompson to RAGNAROK, bumps INHUMANS

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Marvel is in full Civil War promotional mode right now (if you’re on twitter, pick #teamcap or #teamironman to get a nice video response from one of the cast!), but that hasn’t stopped them from making a little news regarding their future films. First up, thanks to the acquisition of Spider-Man and all of the […]

The first teaser for ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY brings you back to the original trilogy

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards, is the first of the Star Wars spin-off stories that will be released between “proper” episodes of the series. This first one, as you surely already know, centers on the Rebel attempt to steal the plans for the Death Star. Felicity Jones looks to be […]

In the wake of BATMAN v SUPERMAN, WB is shifting some things

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When Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opened nearly two weeks ago, it had a furiously big opening, particularly as it released both domestically and in China, and allowed the superhero clash an opening bow of $168 million domestically – just shy of WB’s record – and $254 million overseas. Huge numbers. As has been […]

Benedict Cumberbatch went to the JHU comics shop dressed as Doctor Strange

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The Doctor Strange movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch has been filming around NYC, but the ‘Batch decided to kick it up a notch by heading to a comics shop in costume, in this case my local, JHU and 32nd Street. The shop may also have made it to the final movie, as they were shooting on […]

Report: SUICIDE SQUAD undergoing reshoots to lighten tone

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The most recent trailer for Suicide Squad, scored to Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” was very well-received, and probably the one piece of marketing for Warner Bros’ recent deluge of filmmaking that’s ended up more or less universally praised. But, as it turns out, according to Devin Faraci at Birth.Movies.Death., that trailer wasn’t terribly indicative of the […]

Ben Affleck will play Batman at least two more times

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Did you enjoy Batfleck? I did and I hope you did too, because guess what? He’s contracted for a couple of more features with the studio, Sadfleck or not. In a report at THR, the outlet spoke with William Morris Endeavor’s CEO’s Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, here’s what they had to say on the […]