Many people believed that it would NEVER happen and that the worlds of the Arrowverse on The CW and the DC Film Universe would ever intertwine or cross over. Well now that has all been SHATTERED.
In the fourth episode of the CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS crossover, the two met as Ezra Miller’s THE FLASH met Grant Gustin’s THE FLASH. This happened as Oliver Queen, now as The Spectre gave Barry Allen a boost in his speed potential and allowed him to run into the speed force. While in there he is taken to the STAR Labs cortex and is met up by Miller.
The two Flashes then jokingly banter back and forth in disbelief before Miller disappears and then Gustin returns to the speed force.
Today we were treated to the first trailer for WONDER WOMAN 1984 starring Gal Gadot reprising her role as the Amazonian princess, Diana Prince and is directed by Patty Jenkins.
The trailer takes us on a trip through 1984 and we get such a vintage and amazing feel. We are also introduce to Kristen Wiig’s, Barbara Ann Minerva who eventually will become Wonder Woman’s arch-nemesis as well as our first look at Pedro Pascal as Maxwell Lord. We are also treated to the return of Chris Pine as Steve Trevor.
Check out the trailer below and let it be known what you think.
Also check out the trailer reaction with the resident Super Villain, Jay Washington and the Jersey Jackass BC.
The resident super villain, Jay Washington had the opportunity once again to visit the set of Black Lightning in Atlanta.
Once again Jay was part of the roundtable interviews with the cast and it did not disappoint. First up was Marvin “Krondon” Jones III who portrays the villainous Tobias Whale.
Jones spoke on his characters evolution as well as his cerebral stature. Jones also goes in depth about his albinism and portraying the character with much realism and depth.
We will leave it up to interpretation who is “mommy” and who is “daddy” but nonetheless it is all around good news because Sony and Marvel Studios/Disney have made amends and the co-produced 3rd SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING film will happen. Amy Pascal will also once again co-produce through Pascal Pictures which she has done over the past two films.
The third film is scheduled for release on July 16, 2021. Also as part of the arrangement, Spider-Man will also appear in a future Marvel Studios film. Which ultimately makes this a very big win for all of the fans.
Now in case you are unaware what happened. money was the overall root of the problem. Disney was reportedly seeking a 50/50 co-financing stake in the Spider-man films. This is because of Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige’s continued guiding hand which resulted in the delivery of Sony’s highest grossing film ever with $1.13 billion. It also has to be mentioned that Disney already owns the merchandise on Spider-Man. The original Sony-Marvel deal over the last two SPIDER-MAN movies saw Disney getting an estimated 5% of first gross dollar.
This of course now has changed with the renewed partnership. Sony has agreed to the terms that Disney proposed for its participation in a future Spider-Man sequel. With this Disney/Marvel Studios would co-finance 25% of a third HOMECOMING movie for a 25% equity stake.
Kevin Feige released a statement which stated,
“I am thrilled that Spidey’s journey in the MCU will continue, and I and all of us at Marvel Studios are very excited that we get to keep working on it. Spider-Man is a powerful icon and hero whose story crosses all ages and audiences around the globe. He also happens to be the only hero with the superpower to cross cinematic universes, so as Sony continues to develop their own Spidey-verse you never know what surprises the future might hold.”
Amy Pascal who has produced the first two Tom Holland led Spider-man films also released a statement.
“This is terrific. Peter Parker’s story took a dramatic turn in Far From Home and I could not be happier we will all be working together as we see where his journey goes. This has been a winning partnership for the studios, the franchise and the fans and I’m overjoyed it will continue.”
No matter what we now can breathe a sigh of relief as the conclusion to the story can be told and then see what happens within Sony’s own Spider-man Universe.
It seemed like nonstop we were either hearing new additions or rumors of addition to Warner Bros THE SUICIDE SQUAD written and directed by James Gunn. Well Gunn himself has offically revealed the cast of the upcoming sequel on Twitter.
The new additions include Alice Braga (QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, I AM LEGEND), Joaquin Cosio (RAMBO), Mayling Ng (WONDER WOMAN), Juan Diego Botto (GOOD BEHAVIOR), Storm Reid (EUPHORIA, A WRINKLE IN TIME),Tinashe Kajese (COLD CASE), Julio Ruiz (CRIMINAL MINDS) and Jennifer Holland (BRIGHTBURN).
This also officially confirms Michael Rooker, Pete Davidson and Taika Waititi as members of the film.
THE SUICIDE SQUAD is set to hit theaters on August 6, 2021
When you hear that a project like THE SUICIDE SQUAD is constantly grabbing high level talent and with a director such as James Gunn at the helm you cant help but to continually have your anticipation build. This is another one of those times.
DEADLINE is reporting that DOCTOR WHO actor Peter Capaldi, who also is an Academy Award winner (1995) is joining THE SUICIDE SQUAD. But the announcements do not stop there. It is also being reported that SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE‘s Pete Davidson has been in talks for a small cameo in the pic, and there’s a chance he’ll do it between breaks on the shot. That deal is still coming together.
No details were given in regards to which roles Capaldi or Davidson will play. What do you think of this news and who would you like to see these characters portray on the big screen?
The man who re-invigorated the THOR film series thanks to THOR RAGNAROK and is getting ready to jump back into it with THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER ,and already has a jam packed Fall lined up is potentially making his way onto the superhero franchise aisle. DEADLINE is reporting that actor, director and writer, Taika Waitii is currently in talks to join James Gunn’s THE SUICIDE SQUAD for Warner Bros and DC.
Waititi is currently promoting his Fox Searchlight comedy JOJO RABBIT (opening Oct. 18) and beginning work on NEXT GOAL WINS, his next directorial for the studio classic label. There are no reports on what his role will be or even how big it will be.
Waititi would join a growing cast that includes Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag) as well as new castmembers Idris Elba, David Dastmalchian (Polka-Dot Man), Daniela Melchior (Ratcatcher), John Cena (Peacemaker) Flula Borg, Steve Agee (King Shark) and Nathan Fillion.
THE SUICIDE SQUAD is set to hit theaters August 6, 2021.