Birds of Prey took the top spot at the box office but it was definitely not an opening that WB/DC wanted as it underperformed with the lowest opening of any recent DC movie while a number of Oscar winners and nominees saw bumps in their box office performance over the weekend.
Much like Suicide Squad before it, this weekend’s Birds of Prey is using it’s soundtrack as a major promotional tool, with Atlantic Records releasing a new single/music video every Friday last month and the full soundtrack out this Friday with the movie.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn finds herself targetted by crime boss Roman Sionis aka Black Mask but she also finds a group of like-minded women who want to take him down for various reasons as well in the upcoming DCEU movie, Birds of Prey.
After breaking up with The Joker, Harley Quinn encounters a young girl who has stolen something valuable from the vicious crime lord Black Mask and she convinces a team of fierce ladies to join her to stop him in next year’s Birds of Prey.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe discuss the return of the Bad Boys in Bad Boys For Life, the new Terminator: Dark Fate trailer, the next Tomb Raider movie, the shifting futures of the DCEU, the terribleness of Holmes & Watson, the radness of Cobra Kai and more.
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.