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Tag: DC Extended Universe

Taika Waititi in Talks to Join James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

This is shaping up to be the weirdest DC film yet... As if James Gunn's The Suicide Squad wasn't out there enough, Deadline has learned that Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is in talks to join the film's cast. There is no word yet on who he'll be playing, nor anything on how big the ...

‘John Wick’ Director Chad Stahelski to Work With Cathy Yen on New Action Scenes for ‘Birds of Prey’

John Wick director Chad Stahelski is boarding the upcoming DC film Birds of Prey to help assist with new action sequences. THR is reporting that Stahelski is taking an uncredited role to design and work on additional action scenes for the Margot Robbie headliner. He will oversee second unit photography for the film, which debuts in ...

James Wan Will Direct a New Horror Film Before Returning for ‘Aquaman 2’

James Wan has lined up his next project, and it's a return to his roots. Wan is set to helm a new, original horror film for New Line Cinema. The film, which Wan is co-writing with Ingrid Bisu— will shoot in Los Angeles, as a recipient of the Independent California Film Rebate. While plot details ...

‘Rogue One,’ ‘Dune’ Cinematographer Greig Fraser Joins Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

Cinematographer Greig Fraser, who earned an Oscar nomination for Garth Davis' 2016 biographical drama Lion, and is currently working on Denis Villeneuve's Dune, is on board to shoot Matt Reeves' The Batman. The news comes as an exclusive from The Hollywood Reporter, who state that the film reunites Fraser and Reeves, as they worked together on the 2010 film Let ...

‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti in Talks to DC’s ‘The Flash’ Movie; Christina Hodson to Write the Script

DC's standalone movie for the fastest man alive has been reignited with a bolt of lightning. In a stunning turn of events, THR is reporting that Andy Muschietti, the filmmaker behind the hit Stephen King adaptation It and the upcoming It: Chapter Two, is in talks to direct The Flash for DC and Warner Bros. Christina Hodson, the scribe behind Bumblebee and ...

Jaume Collet-Serra in Talks to Direct Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’

The one who was corrupted is coming. When DC announced that Shazam! was getting a solo movie, fans everywhere expected his archenemy, Black Adam, to appear in some capacity. Dwayne Johnson was then cast in the role, saying that this was a passion role for him. Along the way however, both the producers and Johnson decided that ...

‘Batman’ Comic Writer Tom King Co-Writing ‘The New Gods’ Film With Director Ava DuVernay

The New Gods are coming to the DCEU and a very famous comic writer has boarded the project to co-write the screenplay. The Wrap has learned that Tom King, writer of the current Batman comic series, as well as the critically acclaimed Mister Miracle, will co-write the screenplay for The New Gods with director Ava ...

Robert Pattinson in Talks to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves’ Solo Film

The day has finally arrived. The new Batman is here ladies and gentleman. Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play Bruce Wayne/Batman, according to Variety. Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film will hit theaters June 25, 2021. While sources indicate it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close ...

DC Unveils First ‘Joker,’ ‘Birds of Prey,’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Footage at CinemaCon

If there is one convention DC Comics own every year, it's CinemaCon. 2019 and 2020 will be two of the most diverse years for the superhero movie genre, thanks in part to the wide variety of DC Comics films hitting the big screen. Films like Todd Phillips' Joker, Cathy Yen's Birds of Prey (and the ...

‘Shazam!’ Film Review

Shazam! provides with a mixed bag of irresistible goodies and fun we have not seen in a superhero movie for a long time. It can be argued that the DCEU has had a rather low level of standards and expectations in its superhero film adaptations over its course. Shazam! has effectively turned a corner on ...

‘Shazam!’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

Riding high after the success of Aquaman, DC Comics and Warner Bros. are set to unveil their next superhero film to hit theaters with Shazam! premiering next month. Before that however, DC has decided to hold advanced screening for critics and now, reactions have begun to spill online. So, what is the initial reaction to Shazam? ...

Will Smith Exits James Gunn’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel

Will Smith's Deadshot has officially left the squad (for now). Multiple sources confirm to Variety that Will Smith, who played Deadshot in 2016's Suicide Squad, is NOT expected to reprise his role in the James Gunn-directed sequel. Insiders point to scheduling as the ultimate factor and that the decision was made on amicable terms between ...

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