Adam West and Burt Ward announced in a video that dropped yesterday at fans of the Batman ’66 television series can look forward to an upcoming 90 minute animated movie with the stars returning to voice their respective roles as Batman and Robin. The film is set to be released next year. It has yet to be confirmed whether or not any other original Batman ’66 cast member will be reprising their roles. Via Comicbook.coma
With the recent confirmation that Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson has accepted the role of Black Adam in Warner Brothers’ upcoming Shazam! movie, curiosity now turns to who is going to play Captain Marvel, himself (although that name doesn’t seem likely to make it to the big screen given the success of Marvel Studios in recent years)? When rumours were swirling that Dwayne John could have stepped into the lightning bolt of DC’s greatest Superman analogue it seemed like an amazing idea to cast a person of colour in this part, thereby opening up big-screen superheroes to entire demographic of
Zack Snyder and David S. Goyer, with some help from Christopher Nolan, team up to bring their vision of a modern Superman tale, and what may possibly be the start of a DC cinematic universe. The trio all have experience in making great movies starring cape donning protagonists, so this outing should be no different. Find out if they repeat success with the big, blue boy scout after the jump! (Spoilers below).
Press Release The broadcast network premiere of the new half-hour special on the history and evolution of the Batmobile – THE BATMOBILE – will air on Monday, July 16, 8:00-8:30pm ET on The CW. An encore of the special will air from 8:30-9:00pm ET.
Acclaimed director/designer Shinji Aramaki takes anime to an altogether new level with an all-CG episode featuring Master Chief entitled â€œThe Package,â€ one of the seven stories within the highly-anticipated Halo Legends. Warner Home Video will distribute Halo Legends on February 16, 2010 as a Special Edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-Rayâ„¢, as well as single disc DVD, On Demand and Digital Download. The DVD anthology of episodic films based within the mythology of the popular game Halo is produced by 343 Industries, a unit within Microsoft Game Studios. Aramakiâ€™s Halo Legends episode, â€œThe Package,â€ was produced at Casio Entertainment.
Details are beginning to emerge on the settlement between Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox over the Watchmen movie. The film will still open on March 6 Warner Bros. will pay between $5 million and $10 million in the $1.4 development fees Fox claims it invested in the movie when it had the rights. The rest of that load will cover the legal fees. Fox gets a percentage of gross sales – somewhere between 5% and 8.5%. Fox also gets a percentage of gross for any sequels or spinoffs. I don’t know if that includes video game revenu or not.
Variety is reporting Warner Brothers has picked up the film rights to the graphic novel Cyclops by Alexis Nolent. Set in the near future, the actioner concerns mercenary forces whose soldiers wear Cyclops-like cameras in their helmets and broadcast in real time to both central command and living rooms. One mercenary chosen to lead an elite squad begins to realize he isn’t fighting for freedom and justice as much as for commerce. The company is moving as quickly as possible in getting this movie into production already naming James Mangold as director. If you haven’t seen Mangold’s remake of 3:10