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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Was Scarecrow originally part of Suicide Squad?

By Alex Wiggan Here’s an interesting one for you. Of all the DC villains to appear in Suicide Squad, which high profile Bat-villain didn’t make the cut? If you said Scarecrow, you’d be right! It seems that Professor Jonathan Crane, aka the Scarecrow, was up for a part in Suicide Squad, but before the film went before cameras the part … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad nabs an Oscar and joins an elite club

By Alex Wiggan Last night, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony took place and among all the glitz and glamour (and cock-ups), something rather special happened – Suicide Squad picked up an Academy Award. Yep, David Ayer’s anti-hero flick featuring Harley Quinn, the Joker and Batman, received an Oscar for Best Makeup and Hairstyling! Pretty surprising news really; especially when you … Continue reading

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Nightwing movie in the works

By Alex Wiggan A Nightwing movie is in the pipeline. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay is in talks to helm the film, which will focus on Batman’s former sidekick, Dick Grayson. Bill Dubuque is penning the script. The project is very much in the early stages, so no casting announcements or release dates … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-Up #6: What is going on with The Batman?

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Over the last couple of week’s there have been a number of reports regarding the current state of the next Batman movie. Is it on? Is it off? Is Ben Affleck in? Is he out? Keen to streamline the news a little, we thought we’d bring you a special edition of The Honcho Round-Up, giving … Continue reading

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Mel Gibson for Suicide Squad sequel?

By Alex Wiggan We did not see this one coming: It is currently being reported that actor/director, Mel Gibson could take over directing duties for Suicide Squad 2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros is in talks with Gibson to take on the job for the proposed DC sequel. Gibson is currently making a comeback thanks to the positive … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad director has regrets

By Alex Wiggan Remember last year, when Suicide Squad hit cinemas and was instantly met with criticism? Remember how director David Ayer said he loved the movie and believed in it? Well, Ayer seems to have had a slight change of heart. On Saturday, Ayer took to Twitter to express his thoughts on the film, including his disappointment with the … Continue reading

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Shazam movie splits in two – Black Adam gets a solo movie

By Alex Wiggan Forthcoming DC superhero flick, Shazam! is to be split into two movies. According to Deadline, New Line Cinema (a division of Warner Bros) will divide up the Shazam! franchise into two separate entries, creating a Black Adam movie in the process. Actor, Dwayne Johnson will headline the film, having previously been lined up to appear as the … Continue reading

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The DC Cinematic Universe is changing – Expect hope, optimism & FUN

By Alex Wiggan Bummed out by all the darkness in the DC movies? Then don’t worry, a change is coming. According to actor Dwayne Johnson, the DCCU will experience “tonal shifts” which in turn will bring “hope, optimism & FUN”. Notice then emphasis on the word ‘fun’. Johnson made these comments via social media, following a meeting with DC Entertainment. … Continue reading

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Movies coming your way in 2017

By Alex Wiggan So, 2016… where do we even start? Well, it’s fair to say this year has not been the best year for movies. We’ve covered this in greater detail in our blog post, ‘The summer movies of 2016: What went wrong?’, but to simplify, the films of 2016 were largely a bit… meh. From Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie … Continue reading

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