Joss Whedon quits Batgirl

By Alex Wiggan Joss Whedon has quit Batgirl. The writer/director, who was attached to Warner Bros’. forthcoming Batgirl movie has walked away from the project after admitting he simply “didn’t have a story.” Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Whedon said: “Batgirl is such an exciting project, and Warners/DC such collaborative and supportive partners, that it took me months to realise I … Continue reading

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SDCC: DC Extended Universe movie slate

By Alex Wiggan Amongst all the news and trailers that have cropped up over the course of this weekend, including that Justice League trailer, is news that Warner Bros has decided what DCEU movies to release over the next few years. Many of the movies have been discussed previously, so are in no way a surprise, but there are a … Continue reading

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Joss Whedon to direct Batgirl movie

By Alex Wiggan This morning we bring good news: Buffy creator, Joss Whedon is nearing a deal to write, direct and produce a Batgirl movie. Yes. Yes. YES! According to Variety, Whedon will be working on the standalone movie for Warner Bros, as part of the DC Extended Universe. Warner Bros. Picture Group’s President and Chief Content Officer Toby Emmerich … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Batman: The Animated Series episode of the day

By Alex Wiggan Here on the Honcho-SFX blog we love nothing more than to delve into a great Batman story. And when we have a hankering for a truly spectacular Batman story, we look no further than Batman: The Animated Series! This year marks the 25th anniversary of Batman: The Animated Series – a show that not only defined Batman … Continue reading

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Reviewed: DC’s Batman: The Killing Joke gets animated

By Alex Wiggan Out now on Blu-Ray & digital download, Batman: The Killing Joke is the latest release from Warner Bros Animation. The film – which is based on a 1988 comic by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland – features the vocal talents of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill and Tara Strong and is effectively an adaptation of ‘the best Joker … Continue reading

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The voice actors of Batman: The Animated Series – Where are they now?

By Alex Wiggan Batman, Batman, Batman, we just can’t get enough of Batman, so today we thought we’d revisit one of our all-time favourite versions of Batman – Batman: The Animated Series. Heck, who are we trying to kid? Batman: The Animated Series is our all-time favourite version of Batman! Now we must admit that we did consider posting a … Continue reading

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All-time best female superheroes

By Alex Wiggan As superhero movies continue to dominate the box office one thing is becoming increasingly clear – there is an absence of female superheroes. Sure the X-Men movies have had their fair share of female superheros, including the likes of Storm, Jean Grey and Rogue, but female superheroes are few and far between. There is a reason for … Continue reading

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A simple Harley Quinn costume and easy Batgirl fancy dress ideas

By Alex Wiggan Last week I talked about the enduring appeal of Harley Quinn. Since the character made her debut in 1992 she has remained a popular character with comic book fans and next year that popularity is set to explode when she appears in big budget movie, Suicide Squad. Now, when discussing Harley’s popularity I also noted the fact … Continue reading

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Batman gets animated: A guide to the best Batman cartoons… ever

By Alex Wiggan This weekend comic book and movie fans united at the San Diego Comic-Con to take part in four days of fun and frolics with their idols. During the event numerous products, trailers and teasers were unveiled, alongside news of many exciting new projects. One such project, which is sure to whip Bat-fans into a frenzy is Batman: … Continue reading

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