Sean Gerber and Mark Hughes reconvene for a special Batman News podcast to cover the official announcement of Matt Reeves directing The Batman. They also discuss Ben Affleck’s response to the news and Chris McKay being in talks to direct Nightwing. Plus, they answer several of your questions about these stories and more DCEU matters […]
Just a few hours after Reeves was officially announced as the new director of The Batman, Affleck took to Twitter to welcome him to the Batcave. Welcome to the Batcave, @MattReevesLA pic.twitter.com/JsB4sGGux2 — Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) February 24, 2017
The Hollywood Reporter says that McKay is currently in talks to direct a live-action Nightwing movie for Warner Bros. Bill Dubuque, who wrote the Ben Affleck movie The Accountant, is writing the script.
They were in talks, they walked away, but now Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. have come back together and the deal is official! Matt Reeves will direct and produce The Batman.
Sean Gerber is joined by Mark Hughes to discuss the latest on the director job for The Batman. Matt Reeves has exited talks with Warner Bros. to direct the film after some reports characterized the negotiations as a done deal. Sean and Mark map out the potential sticking points in these negotiations to see if […]
Over the weekend, Snyder posted a photo of himself with a LEGO Batman standee on Vero, and in the comments a fan said they can’t wait for the new Justice League trailer any longer, to which Snyder replied: “Trailer is all part of marketing and there is a set schedule for release. It’s coming soon, […]
Yesterday we got an early look at the special subscriber cover for the April 2017 issue of Empire, and today the magazine has revealed the cover that will be on newsstands.
“I have it on good authority that Will is actually Ben’s favorite Batman,” Damon said. “We’re all fans of LEGO Batman. I went this last weekend with my kids. It’s just awesome.”
Subscribers to Empire magazine have started receiving their April issues early, and we get a stunning new look at Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman on the cover.
“Don Burgess. Some upcoming kid I gave a break to on Conjuring 2,” Wan joked.
“Am I going to stand like a dork in the Lego Batman standee?,” Snyder asked. “F*ck yeah I am.” Snyder posted the photo above on the mobile app Vero.
The New York Toy Fair is going on this weekend. So far we’ve had a cool look at premium Justice League figures, a badass RC Batmobile, and now we have our first look at the villain Ares from Wonder Woman courtesy of the upcoming action figure line from Mattel.
“Last year I was fortunate enough to work with Zack Snyder on his new movie ‘Justice League’. I had always been a fan of his work and of his long time cinematographer Larry Fong. I tried to put my own stamp onto it but Larry’s dark and beautiful lighting was a huge source of inspiration. […]
Now, Batman News can exclusively report who is playing the villain. According to multiple sources, David Thewlis, best known as Professor Lupin in Harry Potter, will be playing Ares in Wonder Woman. I’m told that Ares is a mix of CGI and practical effects, and that he’s the main villain in the movie.
Mattel says their new Batmobile toy is an exact replica of what fans can expect to see in Justice League, so it looks like Batman’s added a lot more fire power to his car. The toy will be available this summer for $250 and is pretty high tech! It has a real exhaust where smoke […]
TheWrap is reporting that David F. Sandberg is in talks to direct Shazam for New Line, the sister studio to Warner Bros.