The official DC Universe website has updated with the announcement that Will Patton is joining the cast of Swamp Thing as General Avery Sunderland. For those who are unaware, the character first made an appearance in Swamp Thing Volume 2 Issue #6, which was released in October, 1982. The official DC Universe website also provided an official description of the character. “As its most prominent businessman, Avery Sunderland serves as the de facto patriarch of his Louisiana hometown, always giving back to the community. His benevolent veneer, however, masks a ruthless determination to harness the power of theRead More
Various news outlets have reported that Andy Mushietti will be directing the live-action film adaptation of the Attack on Titan franchise. David Heyman will be working as the producer for the film alongside Masi Oka and Babara Mushietti. Andy will be directing the film at Warner Bros., who has recently finalized the deal with Kodansha, the publisher for the manga series. For those who are not aware the “Attack on Titan” franchise was created by Hajime Isayama in 2009. The manga series later received an anime adaptation in 2013 produced by Wit Studio & Production I.G. The series was previously adapted into several live-action filmsRead More
Warner Brothers recently revealed release details for the next DC animated film, “Reign of the Supermen.” For those who are not aware the film is the direct sequel to the Death of Superman film. Reign of the Superman will be released digitally on January 15, 2019 and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack/ Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019. Warner Brothers also revealed a trailer for the film on their official Youtube channel. The cast members include: Jerry O’ Connel: Superman Rebecca Romijn: Lois Lane Rainn Wilson: Lex Luthor Jason O’ Mara: Batman Rosario Dawson: Wonder Woman Shemar Moore:Read More
Several news outlets have reported that Warner Bros. has hired James Gunn to be one of the main script writers for the next Suicide Squad film. It has also been reported that Warner Bros. will also potentially add him on as a director of the project, however nothing has been concretely stated at this time. Previously Gavin O’ Conner was set as the director for the sequel, however due to scheduling complications, he had to step away from the project. No other details about the Suicide Squad film sequel has been revealed at this time soRead More
Entertainment Weekly has revealed a first look at Black Manta in the upcoming live-action Aquaman film. While a full look of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in costume has not been shown, the photo reveals David Kane aka Black Manta working on his armor. For those who have not been following, the film’s main antagonist will be King Orm aka Ocean Master,who will be portrayed by Patrick Wilson. The film also stars Amber Heard who will return to portray her role as Princess Mera, Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna, and Dolph Lundgren who is portraying King Nereus. James Wan, director of the Aquaman film had this to say about Black Manta. “He’s partRead More
Warner Brothers Japan recently posted new character trailers for the live-action JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable film. The latest trailer feature a look at Jōsuke Higashikata, Angelo, Jōtarō Kūjō, Kōichi Hirose, Yukiko Yamagishi, and the Nijimura Brothers.
Here’s some television news, it was announced that Black Lightning has been ordered to series by the CW. I have to say I was a bit worried that they wouldn’t be picked up given the fact that DC is coming out with its own streaming series. So I originally thought it would be air on that series with Young Justice and Titans. Anyway, here’s what we know about the upcoming series starring Black Lightning. “Black Lightning” follows Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), a former vigilante who hung up his suit years agoRead More
Shout Factory has announced that they will be releasing the Halo Legends Anthology in North America. For those who are unaware the Halo Legends Anthology is a collection of short anime films centered around the Halo franchise. The films were produced by various animation teams, which include: Bee Train, Bones, Casio Entertainent, Production I.G., Studio 4, Studio 4°C, and Toei Animation. The series was directed by Frank O’ Conner and Joseph Chou. The films were originally released by Warner Bros. in 2010 so it has been quite some time that there were available on the market. Breaking News: We're bringing @Microsoft’sRead More
The official website for the live-action adaptation of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure : Diamond Is Unbreakable has updated with more character visuals. The site has revealed character visuals for Keichō Ninjimura and Okuyasu Nijimura. The characters will be portrayed by Masaki Okada and Mackenyu (Chihayafuru) respectively. The film will premiere in theaters on August 4.
The official website for the live-action adaptation of Jo-Jo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable film has updated with some new character visuals. The visuals feature Ryunosuke Kamiki as Koichi Hirose, Nana Komatsu as Yukako Yamagishi, and Kento Yamazaki as Jōsuke Higashikata. The rest of the cast includes: Masaki Okada – Keichō Nijimura Mackenyu (Chihayafuru) – Okuyasu Nijimura Takayuki Yamada – Anjūrō Katagiri Yusuke Iseya – Jōtarō Kūjō Alisa Mizuki – Tomoko Higashikata Jun Kunimura – Ryōhei Higashikata JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable is the fourth part of the manga series by Araki Hirohiko. The manga follows Josuke Higashikata and his friends asRead More
Today, Legendary Pictures confirmed that writer, Michael Dougherty will now also be directing the sequel to Godzilla. Originally Michael Dougherty was hired alongside his “Krampus” co-writer Zach Shields to write future sequels in the Monster cinematic universe, dubbed the MonsterVerse. However, after months of working with Legendary Pictures this deal has been extended due to long lasting ties with studio. Alex Garcia will still be in control of all projects. Godzilla 2, Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), is currently slated to hit theaters on March 22, 2019 with Godzilla vs. Kong plannedRead More
Taghobby has updated and revealed the release details for S.H.Figuarts Batman (The Dark Knight). The figure will be released in June priced at 5,800 yen. The figure will be a mass retail release.
Deadline has revealed that Warner Bros has announced that David Goyer and Justin Rhodes will be the main script writers for the Green Lanter Corps film. Goyer will also serve as the producer with the help of executive producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. The latest adaptation of the comic book heroes is stated to be described as Lethal Weapon in Space and will be focused as a origin story. The movie will feature Hal Jordan and John Stewart. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time due to how early the project is in development. The film is currently set for a 2020 premiere.Read More
Variety has recently reported that Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields will be the main writers for the sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film. Both writers are known for writing “Krampus” for Legendary. It is also been hinted that Legendary is currently planning to set up the writers that will help work on Godzilla/ King Kong film universe. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. “Godzilla 2” is currently planned to premiere on March 22, 2019 and “Godzilla vs. Kong” is set for May 29, 2020.
During this year’s SDCC, DC & Warner Bros released the 1st official trailer for their coming Live Action adaption of The Justice League. The trailer shows were Bruce & Diana left off during Batman vs Superman in looking for the other heroes to help stop the menace Bruce believes will be a threat to earth. The trailer looks good & not as dark as Batman vs Superman was and to be honest, I think that helps this movie more than hurts it. The lighter tone goes well with the one-linersRead More