The Tuesday Talking Point #7: Who would you cast as The Joker?

By Alex Wiggan A couple of weeks back, news broke that Warner Bros is working on a standalone movie centred around The Joker. The movie – to be produced by Martin Scorsese – is an origin story that will not be connected to the DC Extended Universe and will not star current Joker actor, Jared Leto. Since the news was … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #52: What the heck is going on with the DC movies?

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! If you’re a comic book movie fan then you’ll know that the last couple of days have been both exciting and confusing. On the one hand, news has hit that Warner Bros has many, many DC movies in the works – including three films featuring The Joker! On the other hand, the details being released … Continue reading

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Harley and Joker movie in the works – with Jared Leto

By Alex Wiggan Yesterday, news broke that Warner Bros has a standalone Joker movie in the works. The film – which will tell the origin of Batman’s greatest adversary – is not connected to the DC Extended Universe and will not star Jared Leto. The Joker movie will be directed by The Hangover’s Todd Phillips and will be written by … Continue reading

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Thoughts and musings about a Joker standalone movie

By Alex Wiggan Earlier this morning, news broke that DC Comics’ iconic supervillain, The Joker is to get his own standalone movie. According to reports, the film will be an origin story, will not star Jared Leto and will not be part of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The news comes as quite a surprise, not just because we’ve seen … Continue reading

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Joker movie in the works – without Jared Leto

By Alex Wiggan A solo Joker movie is in the works. According to Entertainment Weekly, Warner Bros is developing a Joker standalone tale, depicting the origin of the Clown Prince of Crime. The movie will be directed by The Hangover’s Todd Phillips and will be written by Scott Silver. And now for the real interesting part of the story… The … Continue reading

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John Lithgow almost played the Joker – twice

By Alex Wiggan Every so often, a piece of movie trivia comes along and completely takes us by surprise. Today is one of those days. Actor John Lithgow has revealed he turned down the opportunity to play Batman’s greatest nemesis, The Joker – not once, but twice! The first time Lithgow was approached about playing the Clown Prince of Crime … 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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Comic book movies & TV: Look how far we’ve come… again

By Alex Wiggan A couple weeks back we posted a piece on the Honcho-SFX blog called ‘Comic book movies & TV: Look how far we’ve come’. The post took a look at how we’re currently in a Golden Age of comic book movies & TV shows and how we should appreciate everything that we have right now – especially since … Continue reading

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Bob the Goon – A Batman villain remembered

By Alex Wiggan If we asked you to name all the villains who have appeared in a live-action Batman movie, we’re pretty sure you would reel off a long list of characters including the likes of the Joker, Mr. Freeze, Bane, Catwoman, Scarecrow and more. But how many of you would include Bob the Goon amongst that list? One? Two … 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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