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Women of Color in the DC Universe Talk Casting Backlash and Importance of Representation

During the DC FanDome virtual event, women of color in the DC universe gathered to discuss their experiences in their roles and why representation is so important and impactful in today’s world.Moderated by Estelle and D-Nice, the panel consisted of Meagan Good, Darla in “Shazam!”; Candice Patton, Iris West-Allen in “The Flash;” Nafessa Williams, Thunder […]

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Superhero Bits: Wayne Brady Joining ‘Black Lightning’, AMC Theatres Bans Customer for ‘Joker’ Prank & More

Who is Wayne Brady playing in Black Lightning? Want to hear Robert Downey Jr.‘s fond memory of the last time he shot with Stan Lee? How is Michael Keaton popping up in Crisis on Infinite Earths? Why did a Vin Diesel sound-alike need to be hired for the Bloodshot movie? Who is Nathan Fillion rumored […]

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‘Smallville’ Meets the Arrowverse in Behind-the-Scenes ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ Image

For the first time ever, The CW’s annual DC Comics crossover-palooza, this year titled “Crisis on Infinite Earths”, will encompass all six Arrowverse shows— that’s Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, and Batwoman—but the possibilities for outside cameos remain, uh, infinite. As we’ve learned in the last few weeks, Smallville stars Tom […]

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Superhero Bits: Arroweverse Fall 2019 Trailers, Dylan Sprouse Wants to Play Human Torch & More

Want to see the Comic-Con trailers for Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and Black Lightning? Which actor met with Christopher Nolan for Batman Begins? What beloved DC Comics story with Superman is getting an animated movie in 2020? When does the second season of Titans arrive? What rules do Marvel Studios actors have to follow? Which […]

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Surprising No One, CW Orders Pilot For Ruby Rose-Starring ‘Batwoman’ Series

Not the most shocking way to ring in the new year, but according to Variety, CW has gone ahead and ordered a pilot episode for a potential “Batwoman” series.It was long assumed that the network that houses such series as “Black Lightning,” “Supergirl,” “Arrow,” “The Flash,” and “Legends of Tomorrow” would make “Batwoman” the latest […]

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‘Black Lightning’ Showrunner Salim Akil & Cast Tease Season 2 Story Details and Surprises

Black Lightning is back on The CW! Tonight’s Season 2 premiere returns Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) and his electrified alter ego to the streets of Freeland in showrunner Salim Akil’s unique take on the DC superhero. Unlike many comic book shows on TV today, Black Lightning takes a strong social stance and isn’t afraid to […]

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‘Black Lightning’ Season 2 Review: Family, Truth, and Consequences

Consequences can be a trouble area for so many of The CW’s DC shows. With such long seasons (typically around 22 episodes), consequences are often arbitrary or short-lived. Remember when The Flash gave a single episode to Flashpoint, where Barry essentially splits the timeline? Though there was fallout teased from that and other “major” moments […]

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Jonathan Nolan, Simon Kinberg, Jason Blum & More Discuss Genre & The Intense Demands Of Fandom

As Emmy season is ramping up after the nominations, The Hollywood Reporter has released their first ever “genre roundtable” as part of their ongoing “Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter” series. This episode’s moderator, Rebecca Ford, talks to various producers and showrunners within the superhero, horror, and sci-fi fields about the current state of film […]

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Deadline Studio at SXSW 2018 – Day 1 – Maria Shriver, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Cress Williams & More

The Deadline Studio is making its first appearance at the SXSW Film Festival, opening its doors to the most riveting and groundbreaking talent at the 25th edition of the fest, running March 9-18, in Austin, Texas. Actors, directors and producers – from film and television – stopping by the Deadline Studio for portraits and video […]

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