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...]

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...]