BREAKING FILM NEWS

Sunday, February 16, 2020

DC Cancels "Supergirl"



DC Comics will cancel their current "Supergirl" title, with issue #42 available May 27, 2020, written by Jody Houser and illustrated by Rachel Stott, with covers by Carmine Di Giandomenico and Derrick Chew, concluding a story arc that sees the 'Girl of Steel' evolve into a disturbed and unstoppable super villain:

Saturday, February 15, 2020

"The Umbrella Academy" on Netflix



"The Umbrella Academy", based on Dark Horse Comics' superhero title, currently in post-production on a 10-episode, live-action second season, stars Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher and Justin H. Min as a family of dysfunctional superheroes:

"Vagrant Queen" - Royal Gone Rogue



Vault Comics 6-issue title"Vagrant Queen" has been adapted into a live-action TV series, created by Jem Garrard, starring Adriyan Rae, Alex McGregor and Colin Moss, airing March 27, 2020 on Syfy:

"Blade Runner: Blackout 2022"



From writer/director Shinichiro Watanabe ("Cowboy Bebop") Sneak Peek the official 'neo-noir', cyberpunk anime short film "Blade Runner: Black Out 2022", that has a nuclear bomb explode over Los Angeles:

Friday, February 14, 2020

"Knightmare Batman"



Further to the hashtag #ReleaseTheSnyderCut, director Zack Snyder's "Justice League", a 2-hour plus alternate edit of Warners "Justice League" (2017), reportedly includes an expansion of the visceral 'Knightmare Batman' sequence introduced in Snyder's "Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice":

'Scarlet Witch' : "Evening Standard"



Elizabeth Olsen aka 'Scarlet Witch' in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' and star of the upcoming Disney+ TV series "WandaVision", poses for a classic issue of "Evening Standard" magazine, wearing Araks, Miu Miu and Victoria Beckham, photographed by Blair Getz Mezibov:

Happy Valentine’s Day



'Archie' Andrews, created by publisher John L. Goldwater and illustrator Bob Montana in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom is the main character in "Archie Comics", debuting in "Pep Comics" #22 (Dec. 1941), as a 'typical' small-town teenager, whose main crush is 'Veronica Lodge' AND 'Betty Cooper':

Thursday, February 13, 2020

"The Batman" - New Footage



Sneak Peek new footage of actor Robert Pattinson in his 'Batsuit' during a camera test, plus leaked set images from writer/director Matt Reeves' "The Batman" standalone feature, reportedly a 'noir' take of DC Comics' "Batman: The Long Halloween", targeting a June 25, 2021 release:

"The Green Knight"



"The Green Knight" is the new medieval 'dark fantasy' feature directed by David Lowery, based on the 'Athurian' poem of 'Sir Gawain' and the 'Green Knight', starring Dev Patel, Joel Edgerton, Barry Keoghan, Ralph Ineson, Alicia Vikander and Sean Harris, opening May 29, 2020:

"Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask"



The action adventure feature "Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask' (aka "Viy 2") is directed by Oleg Stepchenko, starring Jackie Chan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rutger Hauer, Charles Dance, Jason Flemyng, Xingtong Yao and Anna Churina, available April 10, 2020:

"Marvels X"



The first issue of Marvel Comics new 6-issue miniseries "Marvels X", available March 2020 is written by Jim Krueger and illustrated by Velibor Stanojevic, with variant cover artists including Alex Ross:

Return of "The Goonies"



Fox has given a TV pilot order for a new series inspired by Amblin's "The Goonies" (1985) feature :

"Marvel United" On Kickstarter



"Marvel United" a developing board game by CMON hosted on crowd-funding site Kickstarter, has surpassed its target of $150,000 (usd) in half an hour :

"The Last Thing He Wanted" on Netflix



"The Last Thing He Wanted' is the new political thriller feature, directed by Dee Rees based on the book of the same name by Joan Didion, starring Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, Mel Rodriguez, Toby Jones and Willem Dafoe, streaming February 21, 2020 on Netflix:

"Batwoman: Take Your Choice"



The "Batwoman" episode "Take Your Choice", directed by Tara Miele airs February 16, 2020 on The CW: