Review: Superman: The Movie: Extended Cut – The 3-hour version you’ve (probably) never seen

By Alex Wiggan In 1980, two years after it made its cinematic debut, US TV channel ABC aired Superman: The Movie as part of a two-night television event. Using footage originally trimmed from the theatrical release of the film, the station broadcast a three-hour cut of Superman: The Movie, containing an extra 45 minutes of unseen footage. For years, the … 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 Looney Tunes are getting a makeover

By Alex Wiggan Following in the footsteps of DC Comics’ recent Hanna-Barbera makeovers, the Looney Tunes are the next set of cartoon characters to get a comic book overhaul. According to Bleeding Cool, the iconic characters getting a comic book reworking are Yosemite Sam, Martin the Martian, Road Runner/Wile E. Coyote and Elmer Fudd. The news was announced at this … Continue reading

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Sing-along with the Animaniacs

By Alex Wiggan We’re not going to lie; we miss the Animaniacs. We really miss them. From Yakko, Wakko and Dot to Pinky & the Brain, we miss just popping on our TVs and getting lost in the anarchic world of the Warner Bros (and the Warner Sister). Sure, we can catch re-runs on Boomerang, and iTunes has numerous episodes … Continue reading

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Saturday morning rewind: Classic cartoons

Saturday morning rewind: Classic cartoons By Alex Wiggan Happy Saturday! We do hope you are waking up to a good one. And what better way to wake up on a Saturday morning than with a collection of great cartoons! And boy, do we have some great cartoons for you today. Long-time readers of the Honcho-SFX blog will know we like … Continue reading

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Speedy Gonzales movie in the works

By Alex Wiggan Lock up your cheese. Lock it up fast. Speedy Gonzales is coming. Or at the very least, a Speedy Gonzales movie is coming. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a feature length movie based on the super-fast mouse is currently in development at Warner Bros. The film, about the popular Looney Tunes mouse has been rumoured for years, … Continue reading

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The Jetsons movie is coming

By Alex Wiggan Fans of animated sci-fi movies can rejoice, for cartoon series The Jetsons is being turned into a movie. According to Deadline, the show about a futuristic family living in the year 2062 is being given the Hollywood treatment courtesy of Warner Bros. Although no release date has been set for the movie, Warner Bros – which owns … Continue reading

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Marvel & DC: The Battle Continues

By Alex Wiggan Remember last week when I posted about Warner Bros/DC Entertainment’s forthcoming movie schedule? You know the one where Warner Bros threw down the super hero gauntlet by announcing the release of ten films including Wonder Woman (2017), The Flash (2018) and Cyborg (2020)? Well as predicted, Marvel Studios has made a counter move by offering up its … Continue reading

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DC & Marvel: A Clash of the Titans

By Alex Wiggan So last week Warner Bros dropped a rather large announcement; that it was to release ten movies – yes ten movies – featuring DC Entertainment characters from 2016 through to 2020. For those of you who have just walked in, the list includes Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Suicide Squad (2016), Wonder Woman (2017), Justice … Continue reading

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