Amber Heard in talks to join JUSTICE LEAGUE as Mera

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  In a report surfacing at THR today, Amber Heard, last seen in Magic Mike XXL and The Danish Girl, has entered into negotiations to play Mera opposite Jason Momoa’s Aquaman in both Zack Snyder’s Justice League and James Wan’s Aquaman. Mera, the Queen of Atlantis, is probably the casting that Aquaman fans are most anxious about, so […]

NYCC ’15: Cosplay Meltdown!!!

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NYCC ’15 has come and gone, but the photos The Stately Beat Manor took are here to stay.  We had a number of fantastic journalists on the scene, taking pictures of the events happening at the Javits Center as well as the great cosplays attendees wore.  Here are a few favorites:

Break Out Your Wallets, DC Releases 6 DVD/Graphic Novel Combo Packs Today

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Yesterday, EW announced the release of the DC COMICS COLLECTION, a series of six graphic novels and the six animated movies these comics inspired.  Sold in six separate packages, the series debuts with perennial stories such as The Death of Superman and Batman: Year One; as well as offbeat cult classics like JLA Earth 2 and Batman: Black and White.  The first volume of George […]

Wonder Woman and Justice League now have filming start dates

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Per the big cover story in the latest issue of Empire Magazine, we now know just when Wonder Woman and Justice League, the two 2017 entries that will follow Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad will begin filming. According to the magazine, Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins is currently in London prepping […]

SDCC ’15: Bruce Timm and cast discuss the darkness, risks, and rewards of Justice League: Gods & Monsters

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Traditionally, films starring Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman start off with an imbued sense of goodwill towards the team’s protagonists. But Alan Burnett, the writer and producer of Justice League: Gods & Monsters, has just one concern about the heroes of this film.

“They are not likable in the beginning,” he said. “I don’t know how the audience is going to respond to that.”

SDCC ’15: Geoff Johns to Write “Justice League: Gods and Men”

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During SDCC today, DC vetern Geoff Johns announced Justice League: Gods and Men, a series of six one-shot titles that will expand upon the story lines currently taking place in Johns’ Justice League: Darkseid War.  The stories will start rolling out in October, with each focusing on a different character’s response to the “universal Armageddon.” Batman – […]

A Month Of Venturing Into The “DC You”: Week One

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With the New 52 coming to a close this month, and the birth of what is being dubbed in ads as the “DC You” initiative, DC Comics’ more creator focused relaunch of their entire line; I decided to try out every issue released this month by the publisher. As a long-time DC fanatic, this is […]

George Miller’s Justice League gets a “why didn’t this get made?” documentary

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George Miller‘s Mad Max: Fury Road has been a nice moderate hit, accumulating 95 million over the past 11 days, with word of mouth continuing to be strong and rightfully so. One of the big social discussion points I’ve seen floating around since its release are articles with titles like: “We could have had a […]