It's San Diego Comic-Con 2013, and ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ stars Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan and Jamie Foxx are sitting next to their director, Marc Webb, on the Hall H stage, ready to face the thousands of comic book and movie fans in attendance during a Q&A. A kid, maybe in his late teens, makes his way up to the mic and addresses a question to Garfield himself. Identifying himself as a gay Asian American, he wanted to know if the actor felt any pressure in making his stance on LGBT equality known, referring to previous comments made by the actor.
Both 'Arrow' and 'The Tomorrow People' fans were disappointed to find The CW's "Amellsdays" broken up by the latter's untimely cancellation, but a new day for the Amell cousins has dawned. Robbie Amell, kin to 'Arrow''s leading man Stephen, will return to the CW to join spinoff series 'The Flash' as an incarnation of DC superhero Firestorm!
In a move that surprised no one (or, let us rephrase, should have surprised no one), Warner Bros. formally announced that 'Man of Steel' director Zack Snyder will be helming the long-awaited 'Justice League' movie after he's finished with 'Batman vs. Superman.' With his Superman sequel set for release on May 6, 2016, the premiere date for this DC superhero team-up is projected for around 2018, and the studio has more it wants to accomplish before then.
'Arrow' season 2 has has fan favorite genre star Summer Glau on an unusual track as DC villainess Isabel Rochev, keeping the character out of play for long stretches of the season, before finally making some major moves against Oliver in the recent episodes. Last night's "The Man Under the Hood" introduced a few more startling shifts for Glau's character, but what new DC alias will Isabel Rochev take in the coming weeks, and how differently had producers planned the 'Firefly' star's role for the season originally?
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week is jam packed with tidbits, from a major move for the 'Batman vs. Superman' movie to new Marvel TV ventures to Phase 2 updates!
It looks like the 'Batman vs. Superman' casting rumors are true! After various reports and speculations that Wonder Woman would be joining Batman and Superman in director Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel' follow-up, the character has been confirmed and actress Gal Gadot has been cast in the role!
DC's live-action properties have long been faced with far fewer continuity ties than Marvel's cinematic universe, but 'Arrow' fans have remained optimistic that the CW-DC drama could in fact hold a place within the world of 'Man of Steel,' and 'Batman vs. Superman.' Muddy though things have been, producers finally have an answer about the CW's Green Arrow prospects on the big screen.
We live in times both exciting and terrifying for TV synergy, as every 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' success may be met by the absurd principle of a 'Breaking Bad' prequel spinoff. Nevertheless, franchise connection has grown to an all-time high, as even 'Arrow' looks to spin off 'The Flash' into his own series, so might Batman spinoff 'Gotham Central' finally make it to the airwaves, as had once been considered?
Well, okay then! Earlier this week we'd heard that 'Arrow' season 2 was down to three candidates in casting 'The Flash,' to be introduced in the coming episodes as Dr. Barry Allen and speeding toward a potential spinoff next season, and the decision is in. Ex-'Glee' villain Grant Gustin will don the iconic red tights in 'Arrow' season 2, so what do we think of the choice?