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‘Batman ’89’ and ‘Superman ’78’ Comics Will Tell New Stories Set in the Worlds of Those Movies

DC Comics is returning to the worlds envisioned by Tim Burton and Richard Donner in two new Batman and Superman comics. Batman ’89 and Superman ’78 will pick up where those seminal films left off, telling additional stories in those universes, introducing new characters, and continuing with plot threads that were left dangling in the […]

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Lynn Stalmaster, Legendary Casting Director, Dies at 93

Lynn Stalmaster, the canny casting director who pushed relative unknowns Dustin Hoffman for The Graduate, Christopher Reeve for Superman and John Travolta for Welcome Back, Kotter, has died. He was 93.Stalmaster, who at the Governors Awards in November 2016 became the first casting director in history to receive an Academy Award, died Friday morning at […]

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“Shazam 2”: Henry Cavill Won’t Suit Up As Superman, Despite Rumors

In the latest case of unfounded Internet rumors going amok, several rumors of Henry Cavill suiting up as Superman for the upcoming DC film “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.” Now, the record can be set straight, as Cavill will not be appearing in the upcoming “Shazam” sequel — though that doesn’t mean he won’t show […]

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Superhero Bits: ‘Batwoman’ Crossovers with ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Superman & Lois’ Canceled, ‘X-Men’ Arcade1Up Cabinet & More

Want to get Arcade1Up’s new four-player X-Men cabinet with online multiplayer capabilities? What did an issue of Batman #1 recently sell for at auction? Why aren’t Batwoman‘s crossovers with Supergirl and Superman & Lois happening anymore? Will Marvel Studios release their Disney+ shows on Blu-ray/DVD? Which Marvel stars popped up to ask questions at the […]

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‘Superman’ Director Richard Donner Doesn’t Like That Today’s Superhero Movies Are “Bleak And Angry”

All modern superhero movies owe a lot to the work of Richard Donner with the original “Superman” movie, whether it’s “Wonder Woman,” or “Shazam!” or “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Of course, many recent superhero movies go for a darker and grittier tone that’s far removed from the bright optimism of Donner’s 1978 film, and it […]

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‘Superman’ Director Richard Donner Is Not a Fan of Today’s ‘Bleak and Angry’ Superhero Movies

At 90 years old, Richard Donner is gearing up to direct the fifth movie in the “Lethal Weapon” franchise. “It’s both my privilege and duty to put it to bed. It’s exciting, actually,” the director recently told The Telegraph for a career-spanning profile in which he looks ahead to his next film and reflects on […]

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Superhero Bits: Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ Won’t Have a Credits Scene, Spider-Man Deal Rumors & More

How would Thomas Jane like to return to The Punisher franchise? Who is playing the new Morgan Edge in Superman & Lois? Want to see a music video that Gal Gadot and Kristen Wiig made during Wonder Woman 1984? Will Zack Snyder’s Justice League have a post-credits scene? Who will compose the scores for Spider-Man: […]

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‘Plastic-Man’ Springs Back Into Action With A Female-Spin & A New Black List Writer

If you would ever write up a list of DC Comics movies that got announced that never got made—and we’re talking the new era of DC, not the reams of failed projects before that like Tim Burton’s “Superman”—the list would be incredibly long. It would include a Nightwing movie, a Joker and Harley Quinn team-up […]

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James Gunn Says A ‘Superman’ Film Was “A Possibility” Before He Took On ‘The Suicide Squad’

It was years ago, at this point, but the news that James Gunn was fired from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” shocked fans when it was announced. However, the director’s lack of a job was quickly rectified when he signed on to helm “The Suicide Squad” for Warner Bros./DC. That sparked all sorts of […]

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