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DC Gives Extended Preview of ‘Aquaman’ in New Trailer

DC Gives Extended Preview of 'Aquaman' in New Trailer

Could DC Comics switch up the narrative that haunts their Extended Universe with a great Aquaman film? They sure hope so. After a Justice League film that was met with “meh,” the standalone story for Aquaman is the film that will take the forefront. The latest trailer is an extended look at the forthcoming film […]

Actress Ruby Rose Land Dream Role as Batwoman on the CW

Actress Ruby Rose Land Dream Role as Batwoman on the CW

Actress Ruby Rose is suiting up to play Batwoman in The CW’s annual crossover special featuring characters from the network’s other DC Comics shows. A standalone Batwoman show is also in the works, with Caroline Dries set to write the script, according to The Hollywood Reporter. We struck gold with @RubyRose for Batwoman. No one better. […]

Warner Brothers & DC Comics Drop ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Shazam’ Movie Trailers

For far too long, Marvel Cinematic Universe has reign supreme in the comic book movie era. Finally, Warner Brother Studios and  DC  Comics are presenting solid contenders for the throne. The DC Extended Universe has officially named itself Worlds of DC, according to Heroic Hollywood. Warner Bros. made the announcement at their San Diego Comic-Con panel […]

Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Standalone Movie Gets Official Release Date For 2019

Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' Standalone Movie Gets Official Release Date For 2019

The Joaquin Phoenix standalone Joker movie will make its theatrical debut October 4, 2019. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film, now officially named Joker, is set to begin production later this year. Warner Bros. made the announcement just ahead of San Diego Comic-Con 2018. Warner Bros. will release the Todd Phillips-Joaquin Phoenix movie titled simply "Joker" on October […]

CW Network Working On LGBT Batwoman Superhero Series

CW Network Working On LGBT Batwoman Superhero Series

While Marvel studios dominate the big screens,  DC Comics is doing very well on the television screen. Things are about to get more interesting for DC on the CW Network. The CW has announced that it is working on a Batwoman TV show for the 2019 season, created by the people responsible for the CW hit […]

Djimon Hounsou Set To Join The DC Comics’ Shazam! Cast

Djimon Hounsou Set To Join The DC Comics' Shazam! Cast

Djimon Hounsou has been cast in DC Comics adaptation of Shazam!, Entertainment Weekly reports. Hounsou will play the role of a 3,000-year old sorcerer from Ancient Egypt who uses his power to fight evil while seeking a successor to carry on his mission. He eventually gives his powers to a young kid named Billy Batson (Asher […]

The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ Tackles Police Brutality In America

While Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid are taking a knee during the National Anthem to address police brutality, DC Comics used their CW television show, Supergirl, to take on the issue. During season 3’s 19th episode, Supergirl uses a Black superhero to spark a conversation about police treatment of Blacks in America. To help bring this storyline to […]

The CW’s Supergirl Uses Martian Manhunter To Address Being Black in America

In the latest episode of Supergirl on The CW, the screenwriters use the alter ego of DC Comics’ Martian Manhunter to discuss the Black experience in modern America. In DC comics lore, the character Martian Manhunter, also known as J’onn J’onzz, is, well, obviously Martian. However in the television series, when he takes human form he trades in his […]

Ava DuVernay Joins Team DC Comics And Will Direct The New Gods Movie

Ava DuVernay is taking her talent to  DC Comics  to direct The New Gods, a screen adaptation of the comic book of the same name created by famed writer/artist Jack Kirby. “Our dreams make us large.” Thank you, #JackKirby. pic.twitter.com/gv3SiccV6a — Ava DuVernay (@ava) March 15, 2018 The story follows the titular New Gods, which are […]

Black On Purpose:The Significance Of Black Superheroes

The images you see as a child can shape what you become as an adult. All things considered, you may have noticed that lately black superheroes have stepped into the forefront of television and cinema. Notably, Black Lightning is The CW’s highest rated premier in the last two years. Depicting a black man who’s home life, work […]

Black Lightning Debuts with Strong Ratings for the CW Network

The culture always shows up for our own, and the CW network found that out on Tuesday night. The network’s newest DC series, Black Lightning, debuted  to 2.3 million viewers and a 0.8 rating in adults 18-49 (Live+same day). It held 100% of its The Flash lead-in in both 18-49 and 18-34 (0.6). The show had an impressive debut Tuesday […]

5 Reasons to Watch CW’s Black Lightning

Words by Nick Slay CW premiered DC’s first black superhero headliner to their already impressive lineup of action heroes from the comic universe this week. Though not directly tied to the “Arrowverse,” Black Lightning joins a string of successful superhero shows (who fans arguably enjoy more than their movie counterparts) based around Green Arrow’s success […]

Watch The Impressive First Trailer for DC Comics’ Upcoming ‘Justice League’ Movie

DC Comics has had a tough go in the cinematic realm. Besides Christopher Nolan‘s “Dark Knight” series, DC has seen bomb after bomb when it comes to bringing its beloved superheroes to the big screen. Even what seemed to be a box-office smash, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, which brought two (three including Wonder Woman) of the world’s most beloved […]

DC Comics Recruits Common & Will Smith For Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is the third release from DC Cinematic Universe. The film strays away from the traditional comic book theme. The focus is on the super villains as opposed to the super heroes. The notorious villains will complete an array of missions that will eventually lead to their deaths. Will Smith plays the role of Floyd Lawton […]

Watch the Leaked Trailer For ‘Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice’

A video of the Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice surfaced on the internet last night. The director Zack Snyder tweeted a teaser version of the film’s full trailer, and revealed a Monday release for special iMax screenings earlier this week. The trailer was not due to be released until Monday April 20, but this camcorder […]