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...]

Aquaman Now Filming; New Images Released

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aquaman has officially begun shooting and so we're starting to get some first looks at the upcoming film. We've already gotten our first look at Jason Momoa as the titular character two years ago for his cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Amber … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Final Wonder Woman Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Now that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has dropped in theaters, the next chance for you to see a superhero / comic book movie will come with Warner Bros. next DC Extended Universe film: Wonder Woman. There's a lot riding on this movie as it needs to rehabilitate … [Read more...]

Marvel President Kevin Feige On Studios Poaching Talent

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios has had one major hit after another, with nary a single box office misstep. They've given actors and directors a chance to become household names, and have even helped rehabilitate some careers, such as Robert Downey Jr. With everything that's … [Read more...]

Jason Statham: MEG Cross Between Jaws And Jurassic Park

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's no denying that shark movies are in, especially with the Sharknado franchise churning out new sequels almost every year. But for the most part those movies are done tongue in cheek and rarely bring out the horror aspect of the shark sub-genre. That's where … [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...]

That Matrix Reboot May Not Be A Reboot After All

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week some news came down the pipeline that the Wachowskis' Matrix trilogy was going to get the reboot treatment. Where some people's knee-jerk reaction was that this was a bad idea, I thought it was actually a pretty good idea. I've already covered all the … [Read more...]

Matrix Reboot Getting A Writers Room; What The Film Universe Could Look Like

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) On the heels of news that Warner Bros. is looking to reboot the Matrix film franchise comes a rumor that the studio is likely to put together a writers' room. The goal of that would be to figure out the best possible way to relaunch the series. Deadline first … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Looking To Reboot The Matrix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Here's a number that may make you feel old: It has been about 18 years since The Matrix premiered. With a film that big approaching its twentieth anniversary in 2019, the studio could only be thinking one thing: Reboot. That's exactly what is going on at … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the New Wonder Woman Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. has just unwrapped a new trailer for Wonder Woman, which is the next film in the studio's DC Extended Universe series of movies that kicked off with Man of Steel. This will be the first film that either DC or Marvel Studios will release with a female … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Final Kong: Skull Island Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Giant monster movies like Them! and the amazingly terrible The Giant Claw are something that seemed to disappear in the United States after the heyday of b-movies in the 50s. None of them ever lived up to the 1933 classic King Kong. That's probably why the film … [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...]

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...]