Earlier today I shared an interview with Warner Bros.’ new president and chief content officer, but Variety also chatted with DC Films presidents Geoff Johns and Jon Berg about the success of Wonder Woman and current state of the DC Extended Universe.
Warner Bros. has a new president and chief content officer named Toby Emmerich. Variety sat down with him as he steps into his new role to talk about his plans for the future, and a lot of it has to do with DC Comics movies.
“Geoff Johns is a very good friend of mine. We grew up together in the business and recently celebrated Richard Donner, who we both used to work for,” he continued. “So, I applaud all the success he has. I really just look at it as a fan. When the movies perform well and are well […]
So what’s the philosophy moving forward? “Get to the essence of the character and make the movies fun. Just make sure that the characters are the characters with heart, humor, hope, heroics, and optimism at the base,” Geoff Johns told The Wrap after a Wonder Woman screening last month.
Geoff Johns of DC Entertainment and Kevin Feige of Marvel Studios at A Tribute to Richard Donner on June 7th, 2017 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. VIA: Batman News
Black Lightning is coming soon to The CW!
“Fly your colours today brothers and sisters. Its National Superhero day! I personally just want to thank all of you guys and gals for keeping us so entertained and setting such a fantastic example for superhero fans, young and old, around the world,” Cavill said, honoring his fellow DC and Marvel actors. Check out his […]
Warner Bros. and DC Comics area teaming up to bring fans a new digital TV service in 2018. The service will launch with at least two flagship shows: a live-action series called Titans from Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, and Sarah Schechter, as well as the revival of the animated Young Justice series. The […]
Check out the first image from The CW drama pilot BLACK LIGHTNING, from Warner Bros. Television and based on DC characters. BLACK LIGHTNING stars Cress Williams (Hart of Dixie) as Jefferson Pierce/Black Lightning. The costume for Black Lightning was designed by Laura Jean Shannon, whose many film and television credits include the upcoming Jumanji sequel, […]
Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin told ComicBook.com at CinemaCon this week that he has upcoming meetings with both DC Comics and Marvel.
With movies like Deadpool and Logan breaking R-rated movie box office records in the last year, the mature superhero movie is more popular than ever. So does Warner Bros. want to get in on the action with some of its characters in their new DC Films universe? “One hundred percent yes. With the right character(s),” […]
“How have I missed these guys who are making really cool superheroes who don’t take themselves too seriously,” Lilly said of Marvel, before calling out an example of the opposite: “DC films.”
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 89th Oscars this morning. Superhero movies didn’t do much better than they’ve done in previous years, picking up two nominations. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story picked up its own pair of nominations. Doctor Strange was the first superhero film to have its […]
Mark Hamill, voice of The Joker for the last two decades, caught wind of this… and apparently he agrees! The actor just posted an audio recording of himself reading Trump’s “Happy New Year” tweet: The Trumpster quote #1#ANewJeersToast https://t.co/qZQEGU18r6 — Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) January 8, 2017
In a series of tweets, Johns teased that a new DC Comics TV show will be announced this year, plus he announced that he’ll be writing comics again. Johns also took time to hype up the DC Extended Universe. Check out all of his comments in the tweets below.
Henry Cavill is obviously Superman, and back in 2014 it was announced that The Rock would play Black Adam in a Shazam movie. “We’re excited for what the future brings…” Cavill and The Rock teased on social media today with the hashtag “#DCWorldsWillCollide”.