Martin Scorsese, WB, and DC Working On Joker Film

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. is working with DC to spin off one of their most iconic villains with a unique, 80s themed detective film. So of course, to pull off the Joker's new origin story, they're turning to Martin Scorsese to make it happen. It's unfortunate that Scorsese … [Read more...]

Casey Affleck: Ben Not Returning As Batman

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Will he or won't he play one of the most famous pop culture characters in the world? No, I'm not talking about Daniel Craig playing James Bond; after days of being cagey, he's confirmed he's returning. No, I'm talking about whether Ben Affleck will play Batman … [Read more...]

Just How Extensive Are Joss Whedon’s Justice League Reshoots?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Earlier this year, Zack Snyder stepped down from directorial duties on Justice League due to a family tragedy. He was replaced by Avengers director Joss Whedon, but Warner Bros. was adamant that nothing would be changed, and that the reshoots would stay faithful … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2017: WB Unleashes New Justice League Trailer and More News

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Saturdays in Hall H at the San Diego Comic-Con are almost always the prize fight of the con every year. Marvel usually has the final panel, but Warner Bros. bookends Saturdays as one of the first. That means they try their damnedest to unseat Marvel. And we, as … [Read more...]

Matt Reeves Completely Tossing Out Ben Affleck’s The Batman Script

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was pretty shocking news when Ben Affleck dropped out of directing The Batman at the beginning of the year. I personally thought it was a smart move, as I would rather Affleck focus on performance. Not only is the role of playing Batman far more demanding than … [Read more...]

Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy Getting A 4K Remaster

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy will go down as not only one of the best superhero trilogies, but also a cinematic achievement. Grossing billions of dollars worldwide, and earning Heath Ledger a posthumous Oscar for his turn as The Joker, there have been … [Read more...]

Batman Will Be Noir-Driven Says Director Matt Reeves

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The DC Extended Universe had a bit of a reprieve with Wonder Woman. Up until that point, Warner Bros. films were not really well told movies that left a mixed reception with audiences, and they were mostly panned by critics. Despite that, the casting has been … [Read more...]

Rumor: Extensive Justice League Reshoots Under Joss Whedon

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Wonder Woman was needed to be a hit to not only prove that a female led superhero film is viable, but to rehabilitate the DC Extended Universe's image. It was able to do the former with flying colors ($254.3 million global box office and counting), and is easily … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder on Justice League Due to Family Tragedy

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Under normal circumstances, I'd be elated at this news but the reasons for this are very sombre. Joss Whedon — director of Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron — has replaced Zack Snyder as director of Justice League. The reason is that Snyder's daughter Autumn … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Eyed to Write, Direct, and Produce Batgirl

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The Avengers director and one-time Wonder Woman helmer to take on Batgirl By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Up to this point, the DC Extended Universe has not gone as well as Warner Bros. would have liked. While they've made good money at the box office, critics haven't been kind to the movies … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Justice League Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After several days of teasing the release of the Justice League trailer with quick 15 to 20 second teasers, Warner Bros. has finally dropped it onto the world wide web. Up to this point the only other look we've had at the team-up film was a four-minute sizzle … [Read more...]

Lego Batman Director In Talks To Helm Live-Action Nightwing Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week we received some good news about The Batman. Matt Reeves is stepping in to helm the film, which is a pretty big win for the DCEU, as it tries to course correct its growing universe. Ben Affleck welcomed him via a tweet, so all of those who still think … [Read more...]

Matt Reeves Officially Set To Direct The Batman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It seems that every time I write something about The Batman specifically (and the DCEU generally), I start off with something along the lines of, "One of these days I’ll write an article about only good things happening in the DCEU." That day has finally … [Read more...]

Director Matt Reeves Exits The Batman Negotiations

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Can someone please give the DC Extended Universe a break? Ben Affleck's The Batman film has been headed to turbulent waters after he recently stepped down from directing duties. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves … [Read more...]

Does Ben Affleck Want Out Of The Batman?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The last time I wrote something about Ben Affleck, Batman, and the DC Extended Universe was five days ago. I started off with a preface, "one of these days I’ll write an article about only good things happening in the DCEU, but it is not this day." Sadly, it is … [Read more...]

Is Ben Affleck’s Batman Script Getting Tossed?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of these days I'll write an article about only good things happening in the DCEU, but it is not this day. Recently, Ben Affleck stepped down as director of the first DCEU Batman solo film, simply titled The Batman. I thought it was a sound idea, because … [Read more...]