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The Last Jedi Has Been Pulled From All Theaters In China

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi has reportedly been pulled from all Chinese theaters two weeks after it released in the country. The highly-anticipated sequel to J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens marks the second chapter in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars sequel trilogy and the third overall installment in […]

8 Characters Smallville Completely Ruined (And 7 It Got Right)

Before DC shows took over television, there was Smallville. Smallville wasn’t the first DC show, superhero show, or Superman show. What it was, though, was one of the first shows that felt like it was trying to replicate the grandiose nature of the DC universe. It drew deep from the well of Superman’s mythology and […]

Frank Miller’s 300 Sequel Finally Arrives in April

Frank Miller’s 300 sequel, Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander, finally gets a release date. After being teased for several years, Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander, the long-awaited follow-up to the book that many consider writer/artist Frank Miller’s magnum opus has been given an […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Nightwing in Fan-Made Trailer

Bane is out for vengeance against the prodigal son in a fan-made trailer for a Nightwing movie, featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s John Blake from The Dark Knight Rises. There’s already a roster of real DC movies set to debut through to 2020, and there’s also an official Nightwing movie that’s currently in early development. Fans have been clamoring for […]

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins Will Smith For Ang Lee’s Gemini Man

Ang Lee’s new action movie has found its leading lady, as Mary Elizabeth Winstead joins Will Smith in the cast of Gemini Man. The notoriously long-gestating project has sparked into life during recent months and Winstead is reportedly playing a crucial role in the plot, which will see two versions of the Bright actor pitted […]

Black Lightning Season 1 Will Explore the Hero’s Backstory With Tobias Whale

Now that The CW’s Black Lightning has premiered, audiences have been introduced to both Cress Williams’ Jefferson Pierce and Marvin ‘Krondon’ Jones III’s villainous Tobias Whale, and given hints as to their shared history. That backstory will be key to the series in the coming weeks, as the show settles into the first season’s storyline, […]

Edgar Wright Would Direct Baby Driver 2, If It Happens

Should Baby Driver 2 happen, Edgar Wright assures he is the only one who would direct it. Last year marked the first time since 2013 that a movie with Wright’s fingerprints on it hit theaters. After his falling out with Marvel Studios over the direction of Ant-Man, Wright refocused his efforts to another personal project, and one […]

Black Lightning Could Be Set in the Arrowverse After All

Black Lightning‘s showrunner Salim Akil has firmly stated that the show doesn’t connect to The CW’s other superhero shows, but an intriguing line in the pilot episode hints that this could still change. Black Lightning‘s fellow CW superheroes all exist in a shared universe (well, except for Supergirl, which is simply set in the same multiverse) […]

Halloween (2018) Adds Will Patton, Marks John Carpenter’s Birthday

Blumhouse’s 2018 sequel to the original Halloween has added Falling Skies’ Will Patton, and also marked John Carpenter’s birthday on set. The latest entry into the storied Halloween franchise hits theaters this October, and is set to be directed by David Gordon Green. Co-writing the script are Green and Danny McBride. Halloween (2018) – in […]

Black Lightning Features Another Terrible Superhero Disguise

Warning: SPOILERS for Black Lightning‘s pilot episode ahead – Black Lightning premiered on The CW tonight, starring Cress Williams as the titular character – a mild-mannered high school principal by day, who uses his electricity-based powers to defend the city from criminals at night. The show joins an already busy slate of superhero shows on […]