The strange tale of the Shazam! feature film continues. A project that’s been in development since I was younger and sprier, Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock has been attached to it since 2008, when Get Smart director Peter Segal was set to get behind the camera. In 2014, after years of development hell, Johnson confirmed […]
Just before Green Lantern was released in 2011, it was seen as the WB/DC answer to Iron Man: a high-powered superhero, starring a likable and funny lead, that could launch an entire cinematic universe. Then the movie came out, and it was so poorly received, that it seems like the studio has been reacting to […]
For the sixth year in a row, The Beat is proud to present the Comics Industry Person of the Year, as chosen by voters in our annual creator survey: Gene Luen Yang. The the Team of the year: Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.
The year is only a few hours old and the first sign of the apocalypse has already been fired for 2017. In a tweet series at midnight, DC President/CCO and DC Films co-head, Geoff Johns announced a few things to look forward to: 5) More #DCTV @CW_TheFlash @CW_Arrow @Gotham @TheCW_Legends @LuciferonFOX @TheCWSupergirl and many […]
It was quite a gathering of comics talent for last night’s Suicide Squad premiere in New York. The crew gathered for the above photo before hand, including many creators who had a hand in various characters from the film. From left to right: Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Misty Lee (in the back), Amanda Conner (wearing […]
No sooner do I run a DC masthead then I have to upgrade it again, as it seems that Geoff Johns has been promoted to President & Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, up from merely CCO, a promotion which took place a few months back when he also became co-head of DC Films. According […]
The studio tosses a curveball regarding next year’s release
The studios unveils new concept art featured on the digital release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Alex Lu and Kyle Pinion dig into the first week of DC’s Rebirth #1s to tell you which books break new ground and which stay mired in DC’s troubled past.
“I look down at it and know without question: I love this world. But there’s something missing.” In the five years since DC Comics rebooted their universe through the Flashpoint event and New 52 line, the oldest major comics publisher in America has seen its fortunes fall. After being barraged with complaints about homogeneous artwork, constant […]