At long last, and to the liking of many a fanboy across the world, at San Diego’s Comic-Con yesterday, Warner Bros. and Man of Steel director Zack Snyder officially announced the inevitable: Superman and Batman will simultaneously grace the big screen in 2015. The news comes fresh off the heels of the great – and still ongoing – box office success of Snyder’s Man of Steel. Henry Cavill will return to suit up as the Man of Steel, and the actor who will play Batman has yet to be cast. Hit the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry
Superman – the superhero of all superheroes. It’s said that the symbol of hope on his chest is the second most recognizable symbol in the world after the Christian cross. This is a character that is so beloved, a man was literally brought to tears at the microphone during the Q&A after seeing the first footage for Man of Steel at last summer’s San Diego Comic-Con. But who is Superman? Is he an alien from the far reaches of the universe? Or is he the adopted son of Kansas farmers? He is us – a manifestation of our hopes, our dreams, and our humanity brought to life through the golden-age splash pages of comic books. Read the rest of this entry
Well, I didn’t expect the day to come so early, but this past Thursday, I was fortunate enough to check out Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated Man of Steel for myself. After the jump I’ll be posting a short reaction to the film, but I will be posting a full length review after I’ve seen the film for a second time next Tuesday. Long story short, Man of Steel is everything that I hoped it would be, and much more. Along with my reaction is a great piece from Nightline highlighting interviews with the cast, Zack Snyder, and even Christopher Nolan. There are also three new posters that have been released for the film. We’re less than a week away from its release, so get excited! Hit the jump to check out my reaction and some other cool stuff! Read the rest of this entry
The marketing campaign for Warner Bros. and Zack Snyder‘s upcoming film for The Last Son of Krypton is in full swing. While making an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, star Amy Adams revealed the second clip from the upcoming Man of Steel. This time around, the clip features Henry Cavill as Superman in a continuation of a scene that has been seen in many of the trailers where Lois and Supes discuss what the ‘S’ stands for. Is this finally the film that’s worthy of the world’s most revered comic book character? Man of Steel is just over a week away and early reactions from the film have been overwhelmingly positive. Hit the jump to take a look, and keep an eye out for more incoming MOS information! Read the rest of this entry
It’s hard to believe that we’re less than two weeks away from the unveiling of director Zack Snyder‘s upcoming superhero spectacle, Man of Steel. With the marketing campaign coming to its climax, fans are being treated to a brand new 13-minute behind-the-scenes featurette for the film. The clip showcases some great interviews with the director, producers, and many members of the cast while giving us an in depth look at the film’s grounded realism and some brand new footage. I know that anticipation is extremely high for the upcoming Superman film – especially from yours truly! – so this featurette should be more than enough to wet fan appetites. Hit the jump to take a look! Read the rest of this entry
Director Zack Snyder and Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated adaptation of one of the most celebrated characters in comic book lore is undoubtedly going to be one of the biggest film of the summer. From the very beginning, Snyder and executive producer Christopher Nolan have made it clear that they are attempting to bring a more real, grounded character to the screen while introducing Superman to a bevy of new audiences. In Entertainment Weekly’s Summer Preview Issue, many of the names attached to the film revealed some interesting information. Arguably the most interesting being comments from producer Charles Roven on whether or not other DC heroes will be sharing the Man of Steel universe. There are also some other nice tidbits from screenwriter David S. Goyer and Zack Snyder. Also featured in the magazine are seven brand new lo-res images from the film. Hit the jump to take a look. Read the rest of this entry
Rumors have been surrounding Christopher Nolan‘s involvement with the sci-fi epic Interstellar for quite some time now. Previous reports suggested that Nolan would be re-writing brother Jonathon Nolan’s script, with a possibility of joining as director as well. It has now been confirmed that the director of the acclaimed Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception will be behind the pen and in the director’s chair for the film. The overshadowing news is that two major studios will be teaming up to co-produce the film. Paramount Pictures will be handling domestic distribution duties while Warner Bros. will handle it on the international front. It has also been announced that the film will be releasing in theaters and IMAX on November 14th, 2014. the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry
You can rub your eyes and blink all you want, you read that title right. Reports suggest that Christopher Nolan is currently in negotiations with Warner Bros. to come back for more Batman and completely take over as the godfather of the DC cinematic universe. Nolan is currently attached as a producer on this summer’s Zack Snyder-directed Man of Steel, and could possibly return as a hands-on producer for the Justice League film. Excited enough yet? Well, grab new underwear now, because this would continue the Nolanverse and Christian Bale is reportedly expected to reprise his role as Bruce Wayne / Batman. Marvel’s superhero team up grossed over $1 billion at the box office – could you honestly think of a better way to counter that? Hit the jump to read more.
As we sit and try to wait patiently for the next four months in anticipation of the release of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, we have some exciting news that may make us a little more impatient. The film is currently in the process of being screened for some lucky individuals at the Warner Bros. lot, and early reactions suggest that this is the film that The Last Son of Krypton deserves. There have been many concerns following the trailers that the film will be too dark and grim with too much influence from Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy. The good folks over at JoBlo say that one extremely reliable source tells us to have no fear. Hit the jump to read more! Read the rest of this entry
After the release of the flat out awesome trailer yesterday, Warner Bros. has updated the official site for Zack Snyder’s upcoming Superman flick Man of Steel with worldwide release dates. After the trailer yesterday, I can’t even begin to explain how excited I am for this movie. With everything I have seen or heard so far about the movie, all signs are pointing to it really delivering for fans and movie-goers come June 2013. Hit the jump to check out the worldwide release dates!