Quick Hits: Photos Hit for the Joker, X-Men Apocalypse Newbies and for the Ninja Turtles Sequel

A few first glimpses of characters appearing in superhero films next year hit the web int he past few days.  Easily the most high-profile and generating the greatest buzz was the first official look at Jared Leto as the Joker.  In the past few weeks there have been pictures of Leto’s transformation into the villain, but this is the first official still, released in honor of the character’s 75th anniversary.  As many have pointed out, this rendition of the character is a clear departure from the Jokers we’ve seen portrayed by Jack Nicholson or Heath Ledger on screen.  Nicholson’s was a gangster, Ledger’s was an anarchist and Jared Leto’s Joker appears to be completely psychotic. Continue reading Quick Hits: Photos Hit for the Joker, X-Men Apocalypse Newbies and for the Ninja Turtles Sequel

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Sony Confirms Equalizer 2 in the Works

Sony has officially announced a sequel to Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer” when it included the logo during their presentation at CinemaCon in Las Vegas last week..  The movie was based on the popular 1980’s television show that featured a retired black ops agent coming to the aid of people who lived near him.   Variety reports that “rumors of an “Equalizer” follow-up began months before the R-rated auctioneer opened in September, but it was the film’s strong box office results and home entertainment sales that ultimately pulled the trigger on the second installment. “ Continue reading Sony Confirms Equalizer 2 in the Works

Fantastic Four Character Bios

The Fantastic Four movie is coming at the end of the summer and promises to be a different interpretation of the characters than has previously been seen.  The first indication of this came from the trailer, which showcased a younger cast and a darker mood than the past two films.  The official site has been updated with new descriptions of the characters and their abilities. Continue reading Fantastic Four Character Bios

Interviews with Daredevil Star Charlie Cox and Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight

Marvel Studios has been flexing its muscles recently on the big screen with hit after hit and doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon.   They have a film schedule planned out through 2019 that includes the following movies Ant-Man July 17, 2015, Captain America: Civil War May 6, 2016, Doctor Strange November 4, 2016, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 May 5 2017, Spectacular Spider-Man July 28, 2017, Thor: Ragnarok November 3, 2017, Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 May 4, 2018, Black Panther July 6, 2018, Captain Marvel November 2, 2018, Avengers: Infinity War Part 2 May 3, 2019 and Inhumans July 12, 2019.  While they have been dominating the big screen, DC (Warner Brothers) has been really hitting its stride on the small screen with hit shows like Arrow and The Flash.  To date Marvel only really had Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to counter DC’s shows, but all that is set to change.  On local television they also came out with Agent Carter, which follows the character from the first Captain America movie.  However, where they really appear to be trying to make a name for themselves is on Netflix. Continue reading Interviews with Daredevil Star Charlie Cox and Showrunner Steven S. DeKnight