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...]

Kong: Skull Island Featurette Reveals New Monsters

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Plus a Post-Credit Scene Added? By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am really looking forward to see what Legendary has cooked up for Kong: Skull Island. Everything about this project has felt right. From the 1970s setting, to the look of Kong has been just perfect. Now a new featurette, … [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...]

Warner Bros. Wants Mel Gibson to Direct Suicide Squad 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Make no mistake, despite all the money the DCEU is making for Warner Bros. the shared universe is in trouble. The film slate keeps changing, directors keep dropping away like flies, and the rumors — my god, so many rumors! One of the ways they seem to be … [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...]

Ben Affleck Will Not Direct The Batman; Matt Reeves Rumored To Replace Him

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The films of the DC Extended Universe have not had very good luck with directors. It seems like every other week another director leaves a project connected to the DCEU, and it doesn't look like that trend will stop anytime too. According to Variety, another … [Read more...]

Green Lantern Corp. Shortlist Rumored to Include… Ryan Reynolds?!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I never put anything past Hollywood — and yet, the studios continue to surprise me. The latest rumor-du-jour is a baffling one, as sources are saying that Ryan Reynolds is in serious consideration to reprise his role as Hal Jordan in the upcoming Green Lantern … [Read more...]

Is Wonder Woman Another DC Disaster?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Things are starting to look grim for the upcoming Wonder Woman film starring Gal Gadot, and the DC Extended Universe in general. Of all the movies that DC and Warner Bros. needed to get right it is this one. Unfortunately, according to Schmoes Know Show an … [Read more...]

Author Steve Alten Talks Meg Film Adaptation

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Shark films have become a bit of a punching bag for horror movies, with the Sharknado films, as well as other straight-to-video movies. Still, there's no denying that killer sharks are popular, and the best-selling novel Meg is headed to the big screen to bring … [Read more...]

Wonder Woman Villain Revealed, Plus New Plot Details

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spoilers for Wonder Woman to follow! You have been warned! Wonder Woman has a lot riding on it for not only the DC Extended Universe, but for comic book films in general. This is the first solo led female superhero comic book movie, and a litmus test to see how … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck: The Batman Is ‘Ahead Of The Curve’

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What's going on with Ben Affleck's The Batman? At this point your guess is as good as mine. After it looked like everything was going well for the upcoming film, Affleck backtracked to the point of saying he wouldn't even make the film if he didn't think it would be … [Read more...]

Here’s the Second International Wonder Woman Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) So far the DC Extended Universe has been critically panned, and while much of the audience give it more favorable reviews for the films, they are still no where near being as golden as anything Marvel Studios has produced yet. Last summer fans were hoping that … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck Claims The Batman Has ‘No Script,’ And Won’t Direct Unless It’s ‘Great’

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ben Affleck has revealed The Batman still has “no script” and that he won't direct the picture if the screenplay isn't “really great.” The Oscar winning director is scheduled to helm the first standalone Dark Knight movie since Christopher Nolan's seminal … [Read more...]

Justice League Producer Charles Roven Discusses DC Extended Universe

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Things are going to be ramping up for the DC Extended Universe next year with both Wonder Woman and Justice League set to hit the big screen. There is a lot riding on these movies to deliver not only at the box office, but the ever elusive critical praise that has … [Read more...]