Planet of the Apes’ Matt Reeves will replace Ben Affeck as Batman director

Warner Brothers’ next Batman flick has landed a new director. According to Variety’s Justin Kroll, Matt Reeves, director of Cloverfield, Let Me In and most recently, the excellent Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, will sign on to helm The Batman. Kroll reports that Reeves has agreed to direct the film, but an official deal hasn’t yet been inked. […]

La La Land, The Crown and Meryl Streep lead a mostly-right Golden Globe Awards show

Unlike the Golden Globe Awards, I’m not going to overstuff this lede. Let’s just get into it. Here’s what stood out during Sunday night’s always entertaining Hollywood award show. Opening monologue Host Jimmy Fallon started off the evening with a taped musical number about being stuck in traffic featuring cameos from Nicole Kidman, Kit Harrington, […]

WB doesn’t care what you thought of ‘Suicide Squad’ with ‘Gotham City Sirens’ news

The DC Extended Universe is bringing back a polarizing face to helm the just-announced Gotham City Sirens: Suicide Squad director David Ayer. On Sunday, The Hollywood Reporter dropped news that the DCEU would produce its own version of Gotham City Sirens, a popular team-up series written by Paul Dini featuring Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Catwoman. The news was […]

Breaking down the major categories of the 2017 Golden Globe nominations

The 2017 Golden Globe nominations were announced on Monday, with film and television’s best getting much-deserved credit for incredible filmmaking, performances and behind the scenes work. With surprises, snubs and locks abound, here’s a breakdown of the major categories. Best Motion Picture – Drama: “Hacksaw Ridge” “Hell Or High Water” “Lion” “Manchester By The Sea” […]

War for the Planet of the Apes trailer delivers on film’s title

On Friday, 20th Century Fox unveiled the first trailer for the science fiction epic War for the Planet of the Apes. The third installment of the rebooted Charlton Heston classic looks to continue the trend of the new series being way better than it has any right to be. 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes was a […]

Five highlights, lowlights from CW’s excellent superhero TV team-up

The CW’s highly anticipated four-night TV crossover between its uber-popular DC superhero TV shows — Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow — had a challenging promise to deliver on: Stretch a single ongoing narrative across each show, while continuing plotlines already established in each season, doing so on multiple earths and locations, and providing ample screen time […]

Iron Chef reboot ‘Iron Chef Gauntlet’ is coming to Food Network

The ultimate battle for cooking supremacy is making a comeback. For those clamoring to see even more Bobby Flay on their TV screens, Variety reports that Food Network is developing a reboot of Iron Chef America, tentatively titled Iron Chef Gauntlet. The reboot will bring back the culinary battle show originally popularized in Japan. The reboot will (thankfully) retain […]

Ghost Rider’s addition fuels strongest S.H.I.E.L.D. season start to date

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has worn many different hats before evolving into its current form. A spinoff from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, S.H.I.E.L.D. initially failed to translate the MCU’s epic, blockbuster scale to television. New characters were inseparable and paper-thin, and a promised fun, action series was boring — the biggest no-no for a Marvel […]

Story details, villain for Wolverine sequel, titled Logan, revealed

Hugh Jackman’s final appearance as Wolverine is setting up to be a doozy. As announced last week by Jackman and director James Mangold, the third standalone Wolverine film will be titled Logan. The movie will be rated R. Soon thereafter, The Wrap’s Umberto Gonzalez reported some story details, such as the movie taking place in […]

2016 Primetime Emmys get things mostly right in strong broadcast

The Primetime Emmy Awards wrapped its 68th installment on Sunday, as many of Hollywood’s television elite (sans Maggie Smith) gathered to honor the best performances of the past television season. Jimmy Kimmel was on hand to host the evening, doing a commendable job delivering an entertaining Emmys broadcast. Here are the moments that stood out from Sunday’s […]

All-new Ghost Rider should ignite Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in season four

When most non-comic book readers hear the name Ghost Rider, they’re reminded of the hokey, two-toned motorcycle-driving Johnny Blaze performed by Nicolas Cage in 2007’s Ghost Rider and 2012’s sequel Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. Cage’s unhinged performance coupled with a nonsensical plot and lackluster spectacle left the sequel’s legacy solely memorable due to Cage’s insane attempt at […]

Geoff Johns right guy to bring light to dark DC Films

The biggest mistake Warner Brothers and DC Films have made with their superhero movies is misjudging the tone that fans and mainstream audiences wanted to see. Now, Geoff Johns is ready to usher in a new era of optimistic, hopeful DC movies. Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, the legendary comic book writer and recently […]

DC Comics’ Suicide Squad: Rebirth #1 introduces rebooted supervillain team

Under the guidance of DC Entertainment creative boss Geoff Johns, DC Comics boldly decided to shake up its offerings and relaunch its entire publishing line with DC Rebirth. This allowed DC to go back and change the effects of Flashpoint, the universe-altering prologue which led to 2011’s New 52 reboot, and start anew. Rebirth is intended to rejuvenate iconic characters while […]

Four villains who have been in Suicide Squad, and should be in a movie

After a long, excruciating wait, Suicide Squad is finally coming to the big screen. Suicide Squad appears to have all the makings of a smash hit. The film follows a group of troubled, imprisoned villains who get a second chance to fight even more dangerous forces than themselves, under the extreme supervision of the super strict Task […]