Snyder steps down from Justice League

By Alex Wiggan Due to a family tragedy, director Zack Snyder has stepped down from directing duties on Justice League. The film, which is due in cinemas in November, will now be completed by Buffy creator, Joss Whedon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Snyder’s daughter died in March, prompting the director to take a break from the project. Snyder said: … 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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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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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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So just how well is the DC Cinematic Universe doing anyway?

By Alex Wiggan As of late, there’s been a lot of talk about the state of the DC Cinematic Universe (DCCU) and whether it is as successful as Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU). When it comes to critical opinions it would appear that Marvel has the edge over DC, as the reviews for DC’s first crop of movies have been less … Continue reading

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