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David Ayer Claims Botched ‘Suicide Squad’ Cut Ruined His Chances at Taking Over DC Comics

David Ayer isn’t done addressing the director’s cut of 2016 film “Suicide Squad.”The director claimed during Jon Bernthal’s “Real Ones” podcast that early cuts of “Suicide Squad” led to rumors that he was in line to take over DC Studios at Warner Bros.“During a time, during ‘Suicide Squad,’ when the dailies were coming in, people […]

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The Most Controversial Recasting Decisions in TV and Film, from ‘The Witcher’ to ‘Wonder Woman’

DC Studios needs a hero; many heroes in fact. And James Gunn is in the process of picking them. Since taking up the mantle of DC Studios co-ceo with Peter Safran in October of last year, “The Suicide Squad” writer/director has been steadily assembling a new cast of actors to replace the Justice League once […]

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Vacation Friends 2 Trailer: John Cena And Lil Rel Howery Reunite For Even More Comedy Chaos

2021 was unquestionably the Summer of Cena, as John Cena appeared in “Fast 9,” “The Suicide Squad,” and the truly delightful “Vacation Friends.” The latter was, in this writer’s opinion, the first comedy film since “Blockers” that truly knew how to play to Cena’s comedic strengths as a leading man, and pairing him alongside Lil […]

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Daniela Melchior on the Reality of Breaking Out in Hollywood

It’s been less than two years since Daniela Melchior broke out in Hollywood with the release of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, but she’s already part of three of the biggest film franchises of all time — DC and now Marvel thanks to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and the Fast and Furious series […]

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Box Office: ‘Shazam: Fury of the Gods’ Stumbles With $30 Million Opening Weekend

Shazam wasn’t the magic word at the weekend box office.“Shazam: Fury of the Gods” opened to No. 1 in North America, but the Warner Bros. and DC Comics sequel fell short of expectations with its disappointing $30.5 million debut. Heading into the weekend, the film was expected to collect $35 million to $40 million, which […]

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DC Studios Co-CEO Peter Safran Agrees With The Decision To Shelve Batgirl

DC Studios is ready for you to give them another chance. After months of secret meetings and sequestered writing, DC Studios Co-CEO James Gunn revealed a handful of projects which are set to begin the Dcu anew. There’s the typical fair, like a new Superman film entitled “Superman: Legacy” and a new Batman film entitled […]

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Plans For Elseworlds DC Projects Are ‘Actively Happening’ According To James Gunn

At this point, it still isn’t clear exactly what DC Studios’ co-heads James Gunn and Peter Safran have planned, or how hard a reboot their new films will be. Henry Cavill’s “return” to the part of Superman was short-lived, “Wonder Woman 3” has been canceled (though Gal Gadot hasn’t exited yet), and it doesn’t look […]

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