Following in the wake of the more recent, R rated, DC Animated films, WB Animation is going back to the original Mortal Kombat with this spring’s Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge animated film.
October kicks off with Joaquin Phoenix stepping into the iconic role of The Joker in Todd Phillips’s new spin on the origin of the infamous Batman villain.
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.
Joaquin Phoenix dons the makeup and bright colored suits of the Clown Prince of Crime in Todd Phillips’s Joker, which follows the transformation of aspiring comedian Arthur Fleck in 1980s Gotham City.
Although it seemed like Eminem was a lock for “Dumbest Superhero Song of 2018” with his ode to Venom, Pitbull has swept in at the last minute and stolen the crown with his Toto sampling Aquaman song, “Ocean to Ocean”.
One of the weirdest entries in the Pokemon game series is getting what looks like an equally weird movie adaptation next summer as Ryan Reynolds stars in Detective Pikachu.
WB is rebooting a number of classic cartoons into live action/animated hybrids like Tom & Jerry and Scooby Doo, Lex Luthor is coming to Supergirl, Grimm may get a spin-off series, Jungle Cruise is pushed back to Summer 2020, Luke Cage gets canceled and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Despite WB probably wanting a James Bond style franchise from their 1998 reboot of The Avengers, even hiring Sean Connery himself as the villain, the only thing that really feels Bondesque is the credits song by Grace Jones.
Tons of Batman news came out this week which waranted it’s own post. There’s the first look at Batman: Year One animated, The Dark Knight Returns gets animated and we finally learn who Marion Cotillard and Joesph Gordon Levitt are playing in The Dark Knight Rises.
After going incommunicado after the original Green Lantern trailer, DC/WB released some footage at Wonder Con this weekend and the reception was so good they released an abridged version online.