Following on the heels of the wonderfully goofy insanity of Aquaman, Shazam is another fun and funny entry into the DC universe as teenager Billy Batson gains fantastic powers from an ancient wizard and must learn to control them and what it means to be a true hero.
Shazam took the top spot at the box office, meeting WB’s expectations as did Pet Sematary for Paramount while Dumbo took a massive nose dive and Captain Marvel crossed over $1 billion worldwide.
14-year-old Billy Batson is chosen by the powerful Wizard to inherit incredible powers and becomes the superhero Shazam but he’ll have to figure out how to use his powers and become a hero fast when the evil Dr. Sivana threatens to destroy the world.
Arthur Curry must return home to Atlantis and take his rightful place as king to stop his half-brother Orm from launching a devastating war against the surface world in this December’s solo Aquaman movie from director James Wan.
The Justice League is finally assembled for the DCEU’s answer to MCU’s The Avengers as Batman and Wonder Woman assemble a team to take on the invading army of Steppenwolf, who is looking to transform the Earth into an apocalyptic wasteland.
Tons of news this week including tons of news from both the DC and Marvel movies universes, Michael Bay producing a Dora the Explorer movie, Channel Zero reveals the premise of the third season, Freddy joins Dead by Daylight and much more.
The (most likely) final trailer for Justice League is here fresh from NYCC and while there’s a bunch of new footage, the general vibe is the same as Batman and Wonder Woman have to gather a team of heroes to defend the Earth from an alien threat.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe try to dissect all the news coming out of San Diego Comic Con last weekend and speculate on who could be in the last shot of the Justice League trailer, when the Avengers: Infinity War trailer will finally be released, what exactly is happening in Ready Player One, the addition of the Skrulls to the MCU and much more.
Steppenwolf arrives on Earth with an army of parademons and designs to conquer the planet, forcing Batman and Wonder Woman to recruit a team of fellow heroes to defend the planet in this fall’s massive DCEU team-up, Justice League.
Cars 3 took the number one spot over the weekend, despite one of the lowest ever openings for Pixar, while Rough Night tanked and All Eyez On Me and 47 Meters Down were surprisingly strong in their debuts.