Spielberg takes on Blackhawk

By Alex Wiggan Steven Spielberg is producing and possibly directing a movie about DC Comic, Blackhawk. The director – who recently teamed with Warner Bros. Pictures for Ready Player One – is taking on the project as a venture between himself, the studio and Amblin Entertainment. David Koepp is working on the script. For those unfamiliar with Blackhawk, the comic focuses on a squadron of … Continue reading

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Watch: DC Publishers Panel video

By Alex Wiggan This weekend annual comic book convention, WonderCon 2018 took place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The event was attended by various guests, including actors, writers, producers and artists. During the course of the event, DC Entertainment held a special Publishers Panel streamed live to fans worldwide. The panel was hosted by DC’s big cheese, Jim Lee … Continue reading

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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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The DCEU to undergo a creative ‘shake-up’

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros. is to restructure its DC Extended Universe (DCEU) following the less-than-stellar response to Justice League. According to Variety, the studio is planning a “shake-up” after a lukewarm reaction to the tent pole film. As part of this change, producer Jon Berg will step down from overseeing the comic book films. A replacement for Berg is … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #69: Justice League – What the critics think

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! The time has arrived – Warner Bros’ huge comic book event movie, Justice League hits cinema screens this week (Friday 17th November to be exact) and finally the reviews are in! Good, bad, indifferent? Well, you can find out that below, via ten (yes, TEN review snippets), but before getting onto that… …here’s a quick … Continue reading

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Watch: Get to know the comic book origins of the Justice League

By Alex Wiggan This Friday, Warner Bros’ Justice League movie arrives in cinemas, uniting Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg for a huge, big screen adventure. Will the movie be any good? Who knows? Later this week I’ll be bringing you a review round-up to give you some indication of what to expect when the movie hits, … Continue reading

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Titans finds its Dick Grayson

By Alex Wiggan Forthcoming DC show, Titans has found its Dick Grayson. Actor Brenton Thwaites has been cast in the new show, taking on the role of Robin/Nightwing. The actor will appear alongside Anna Diop as Starfire and Teagan Croft as Raven. In a statement, producer Geoff Johns, said: “Dick Grayson is one of the most important and iconic heroes … Continue reading

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Warner Bros to launch DC digital entertainment service

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros is to launch a DC-branded digital entertainment service. The direct-to-consumer service will launch in 2018 and promises “an immersive experience designed just for DC fans.” New shows to feature on the DC service will include ‘Titans’, a live-action series from Executive Producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter; and Young Justice: Outsiders, … Continue reading

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The five best episodes of The Batman

By Alex Wiggan Today we’re taking a look back at The Batman – DC/Warner Bros’ animated adventure show, from the mid to late ‘00s. The show – which ran for five seasons between 2004 and 2008 – is perhaps best remembered as ‘the Batman cartoon that wasn’t Batman: The Animated Series’, but actually it is a lot better than you … Continue reading

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Watch: Justice League trailer

By Alex Wiggan It’s here! It’s finally here! After months of waiting the first official trailer for Warner Bros/DC team-up movie, Justice League has arrived. The new trailer – which unites Batman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Aquaman and the Flash – arrived on YouTube today. The trailer – which you can see below – gives a sneak peek at the forthcoming … Continue reading

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