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Akira: Lights Out & Life Helmers Eyed to Direct For years now, Hollywood has been attempting to tap into one of the last great sources of media to adapt: anime and manga. Recent years have seen the trend finally kick in, as Ghost in the Shell and Death Note movies are on their way. Of course, both of these films have come with plenty of controversy attached, as white stars are often substituted for the traditionally Japanese characters.

‘Justice League’ Trailer Breakdown There’s a SUPER sized hole in this one.If you haven’t heard Warner Bros and DC are moving ahead with their Justice League adaptation with director Zack Synder at the helm. This is despite dismal reviews of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. It wouldn’t be fair to Justice League to put those same expectations on it though, even if it is from the same creative team, because it could be good. Right?The marketing thus far for Justice League has done an excellent job of reminding you Superman is dead.

Akira: Lights Out & Life Helmers Eyed to Direct For years now, Hollywood has been attempting to tap into one of the last great sources of media to adapt: anime and manga. Recent years have seen the trend finally kick in, as Ghost in the Shell and Death Note movies are on their way. Of course, both of these films have come with plenty of controversy attached, as white stars are often substituted for the traditionally Japanese characters.

The New Explosive 'Justice League' Trailer Shows the Team In Action Exactly one year ago Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hit theaters, planting an action-packed flag in the ground for DC's films, setting up the comic giant's own Avengers-like movie in Justice League. Say what you want about BvS, but  Zack Snyder's superhero opus took more risks and left more of an impression on fandom and the cinematic landscape at large than most superhero movies.  And based on the latest trailer for Justice League (in theaters November 17),...Read MoreRead Comments

Deadpool Fan Video Parodies Beauty and the Beast While Deadpool has long been a popular character within the comics world, it took until last year for the Merc with a Mouth to finally get his proper due on the big screen. Sure, it technically wasn’t his first film appearance, but most fans remain more than happy to pretend that X-Men Origins: Wolverine never took place.

'Justice League''s Coming Trailer Teased With New The Flash Footage and Posters There's a lot riding on Justice League. For fans, it's the first time we're ever seeing Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg and Superman (in some form) together on the big screen. For Zack Snyder, it could possibly be the final film he directs in the DC Comics extended universe. As for Warner Bros., it's obviously a massive investment the success of which, critically and commercially, will determine the entire future of the DCEU. So, yeah, Justice League is kind...Read MoreRead Comments

Will Michael Shannon Join ‘Deadpool 2’ as Cable? I really, really hope so.It isn’t official yet so take this news with a grain of salt, but according to Variety, Michael Shannon (Man of Steel, Midnight Special) is Fox’s top choice to play the character Cable in Deadpool 2. Previously Pierce Brosnan had been rumored to be in the mix, but according to the report, Shannon is the studio’s “top choice.”For those who don’t know, Cable is Nathan Summers, the future child of Scott Summers, a.k.a. Cyclops, and Jean Grey, a.k.a. Marvel Girl? Phoenix? She’s got a lot of secret identities.

Now Aquaman Gets His Own Justice League Poster, In Full Body Armor In what we hope is the start of a full day of character-centric Justice League posters to make “news” stories out of, Warner Bros has released a poster for Justice League ahead of an official trailer release coming Saturday. This new, Aquaman-centric poster follows an Aquaman-centric teaser video posted earlier today, which coincided with director Zack Snyder’s release of a Justice League logo poster.

Although the solo BATMAN movie with Ben Affleck is coming much later than we hoped, fans of the man-bat will get their dose of caped goodness this November with JUSTICE LEAGUE. We’ll also get to see the new iteration of another Gothamite, Jim Gordon, played by J.K. Simmons. However, fans hoping to see a lot of him will probably have to wait awhile for that, too. Simmons spoke more about his role in the... Read More...

Brace Yourselves, 'Deadpool 2' Writers Tease Imminent Cable Casting Casting for Deadpool 2 is well underway, and with Atlanta star Zazie Beetz recently signing on to play Domino, one of two major roles has now been filled. And while Cable isn’t the only other new character joining the Merc With the Mouth for his upcoming sequel, he is arguably the most important piece of the casting puzzle given the larger role he’ll be playing in this corner of the mutant universe. According to the film’s writers, we’ll learn who’s playing Cable (as well as a few other “obscure” mutant characters) in Deadpool 2 “very soon.” Continue reading…

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