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‘Blade’ and ‘Superman’ Overlap in Search for Black Filmmakers: ‘Some Directors Met Both Studios’

‘Blade’ and ‘Superman’ Overlap in Search for Black Filmmakers: ‘Some Directors Met Both Studios’

Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. are running into overlap in the search to find Black directors to helm their upcoming comic book tentpoles based around Blade and Superman, respectively. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it’s a top priority for both studios to hire African-American filmmakers for these projects and “some potential directors have met with both studios for both films, even as one agent said the process was ‘phenomenally early.'” Warner Bros. announced in February that acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates ...

Zack Snyder’s Justice League: 21 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed

Zack Snyder’s Justice League: 21 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed

Zack Snyder’s Justice League has finally arrived. As you might expect, a movie of this length is packed with Easter eggs and hidden details, and we’ve rounded up 21 of the biggest right here. For those unaware, the theatrical version of Justice League released back in 2017 was massively different from what Snyder intended. He stepped away from the film after a family tragedy, and Joss Whedon was brought in to oversee reshoots which drastically changed the movie. The version ...

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Movie Review: The Snyder Cut Is the Super Friends Movie We Need

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Movie Review: The Snyder Cut Is the Super Friends Movie We Need

Usually, when director’s say their director’s cut is a different movie, it’s not. It’s just longer. Even Oliver Stone’s longest cut of Alexander was still Alexander. The most lauded director’s cut, Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven, adds meaningful subplots but it’s still the same story. Zack Snyder’s Justice League really is a different movie. The Snyder Cut has at least two hours of new footage, more because it omits some egregious reshoot scenes and still runs twice as long as ...

Captain Comics: Best comics shows coming in 2021

Captain Comics: Best comics shows coming in 2021

Let’s talk TV. Because 2021 is going to be explosive on the small screen. “But wait,” I hear you say. “Aren’t there nine terrific SF/fantasy/superhero shows that are on their last seasons in the coming year? Not just shows that have reached a natural end, like ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond,’ but shows killed in their prime, like ‘Black Lightning,’ ‘The Expanse,’ ‘His Dark Materials,’ ‘Lost in Space,’ ‘Lucifer,’ ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Van Helsing’? Are genre shows ...