Jared Leto Confirms He’s Sticking with the DCEU’s Joker

Jared Leto Confirms He’s Sticking with the DCEU’s Joker

Jared Leto isn’t going anywhere any time soon according to a recent interview. While many questions have come up about Jared Leto‘s future as the Joker, he says it’s a smoke screen. During a recent interview in Australia, Leto cleared it up. He says that all the hype around the new alternate universe Joker movie, which we covered here, is overblown. In the interview, he praised Margot Robbie and the work they did on Suicide…

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Joker Origin Movie in Works at WB, Potential Scorsese Involvement

Joker Origin Movie in Works at WB, Potential Scorsese Involvement

Deadline reporter Mike J. Fleming just reported that a Joker origin movie is in the works at WB.  This film will exist outside the DCEU and all previous DC movie offerings. Fleming reports that the film’s aesthetic will feel more Martin Scorsese than comic book, and cites Taxi Driver as an example. Scorsese will produce, Fleming tells us, though The Hollywood Reporter‘s sources dispute this.  Both sources confirm that that Scott Silver (8 Mile) and Todd…

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Quick Hits: SUICIDE SQUAD

Quick Hits: SUICIDE SQUAD

We’ll be doing a full review later, but here are some quick thoughts on Suicide Squad. The first act is a bit of a mess, structurally. It powers through, but takes a while to get going. Beyond that, it was really solid. It suffered a tad from needing to cram the backstories of so many characters in, but they picked their battles pretty wisely. Margo Robbie was pitch-perfect. Will Smith was an unexpected highlight. He…

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Batman: The Killing Joke Will be Rated R

Batman: The Killing Joke Will be Rated R

The upcoming animated film Batman: The Killing Joke has officially received an R-rating, making it the first DC Universe Original Movie to receive a mature rating. It is also the second DC film to receive this rating overall since Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will be getting an R-rated version on home video release. “From the start of production, we encouraged producer Bruce Timm and our team at Warner Bros. Animation to remain faithful to the original…

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Suicide Squad Reportedly Undergoing Reshoots to Add in More Humor

Suicide Squad Reportedly Undergoing Reshoots to Add in More Humor

One of the most common complaints from critics of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is that the film is incredibly dark and lacks humor. Whether or not if you agree with those opinions from the critics, it sounds like Warner Bros may be trying to remedy that complaint by making their next DC film Suicide Squad, a little bit more light-hearted. According to birthmoviesdeath.com, Warner Bros is supposedly spending “tens of millions of dollars” to reshoot the movie…

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Suicide Squad Sequel Reportedly Already in The Works

Suicide Squad Sequel Reportedly Already in The Works

According to a report that was buried at the bottom of a story on TheWrap, Warner Bros is already working on a plan for a possible Suicide Squad sequel. The site reports that the upcoming police thriller Bright, staring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, will be directed by David Ayer who along with Smith, are going to slip this movie into their schedules before a planned 2017 shoot for a sequel to DC’s supervillain film Suicide Squad. Not much else is known about Bright aside that the script is from Max Landis,…

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“Batman #17”

“Batman #17”

Today’s release of Batman #17 has already generated a lot of buzz. The fanboys love it, the critics hate it; one thing they can agree on though, it’s definitely not an ending anyone saw coming. This issue concludes Scott Snyder’s Death of The Family arc, touted as the biggest modern day Joker story in recent memory; and with his first major appearance in DC’s New52iverse, expectations were certainly high. As we saw earlier this week,…

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