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‘Batman vs. Superman’: Hans Zimmer Confirms His Return as Composer

15 April 2014 6:57 AM, PDT | | See recent Screen Rant news »

Batman vs. Superman marks director Zack Snyder’s first collaboration with acting talent like Ben Affleck (playing Batman), Gal Gadot (playing Wonder Woman), and Jesse Eisenberg (playing Lex Luthor), but the filmmaker’s crew behind the camera features more familiar names to the Snyder world of cinema. That includes the movie’s co-writer David S. Goyer (Man of Steel), director of photography Larry Fong (300, Watchmen), and production designer Patrick Tatopoulos (300: Rise of an Empire, which Snyder co-wrote and produced), among others.

There’s been some doubt, however, surrounding the return of Man of Steel composer Hans Zimmer on the sequel, mostly due to the Oscar-nominee saying that he’s not sure he should be ...

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Da Vinci's Demons season 2 episode 4 review: The Ends Of The Earth

13 April 2014 11:04 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Review Ron Hogan 14 Apr 2014 - 07:01

Leonardo has a mutiny on his hands in the latest episode of Da Vinci's Demons. Here's Ron's review...

This review contains spoilers.

2.4 The Ends Of The Earth

When you're going to divide your cast into small groups and separate them by means either artificial or storyline-driven, you have to have something for them to do and you have to have someone else for them to play off of. On shows like Game Of Thrones, they can get away with sticking Arya away from the main action, or leaving Daenerys in Essos, because they have other strong characters to play off. Arya has The Hound; Dany has Ser Barristan, Jorah Mormont, and a trio of dragons. Given that Da Vinci's main cast is splintering into four little subgroups: Leo, Amerigo, and Zoroaster; Nico and Riario; Sixtus, Lupo, Good Sixtus, Lucrezia and her Asian bodyguard; and Piero Da Vinci and Lorenzo. »

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Batman Vs Superman To Open Early In The UK

13 April 2014 7:14 AM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  Rejoice British Cbm fans! It looks like, as is the norm at the moment, that Warner Bros. plan on releasing the All American hero's second outing a week early in the UK. The UK Film Distribution Association have released information claiming that an "Untitled Superman/Batman Film" will be released in the UK on Friday 29th April 2016! This release date will (if it stays put) mean that Warner Bro.'s sequel will open before Captain America 3 on May 6th, giving the studio a vital edge over it's competitor. The release date also means that the film's biggest competition will be Universal's The Mummy. What do you think? Are you happy (aka: British) or disappointed by the change? Should America's most iconic hero take center stage in America first? Sign off your thoughts on the matter below!   The tentively titled Batman vs. Superman is directed by Zack Snyder from a story »

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The Week in Spandex – Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America vs. Batman vs. Superman and more

12 April 2014 6:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Sinister Six, Venom, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America 3, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Daredevil, Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Batman vs. Superman, Arrow, Batman: Strange Days, Son of Batman, Teen Titans Go! and more….

We’ve already seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier setting box office records, and now we’re just days away from the arrival of 2014′s second superhero offering The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is due to open here in the UK on Wednesday ahead of a North American release on May 2nd. The Marc Webb-directed sequel is currently tracking a $95 million opening weekend in the States, which would put it roughly on par with that of The Winter Soldier. Flickering »

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10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Will 'X-Men's' Jennifer Lawrence get her own film?

11 April 2014 11:49 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Will Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique be the next "X-Men: Days of Future Past" star to go solo? Also: "Man of Steel" producer David S. Goyer says it's "too early" for Warner Bros. to build a Marvel-style DC universe, James Gunn says "Guardians of the Galaxy" ties into "Avengers 3," Drake will host the 2014 ESPYs, Shirley MacLaine is coming to "Glee," Frank Ocean close to finishing new album, Madonna hits the studio with Natalia Kills and Martin Kierszenbaum, and more. Catch up here: »

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Justin Marks and David S. Goyer to adapt Vertigo’s Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics

10 April 2014 11:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warner Bros. has tapped Justin Marks (screenwriter of Jon Favreau’s upcoming  Jungle Book) to adapt the Vertigo Comics series Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics, with Warner’s DC go-to guy David S. Goyer set to serve as producer.

Created by writer Simon Oliver and artist Robbi Rodriguez, Fbp began its run in July 2013 and centres on a government agency – the Federal Bureau of Physics – whose job it is to deal with quantum disturbances such as wormholes and gravity failures, which are commonplace in the world.

Marks has previously collaborated with Goyer on the planned Green Arrow movie Green Arrow: Escape from Super Max, while he’s also adapted another DC property, Suicide Squad, for Warner Bros. and producer Dan Lin (Godzilla).

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David Goyer Says ‘It’s Too Early’ For a Cohesive DC Cinematic Universe

10 April 2014 6:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) With Marvel even further strengthening the narrative ties between its film and television properties, many fans are clamoring for Warner Bros. to take a similar cohesive approach to its DC Comics characters on the big and small screens. Considering the popularity on The CW’s "Arrow", and anticipation for the spinoff "The Flash", diehards are looking for links between those superhero dramas and the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel, which will introduce not only the new Batman but Wonder Woman. However, David S. Goyer, who wrote "Man of Steel" and its follow-up and is producing NBC’s "Constantine", says it may be a little too soon to plot such a tightly interconnected DC Cinematic Universe. “I mean, it’s too early. I know that Warner Bros. would love to make their universe more cohesive,” he tells IGN. “There have been a lot of general conversations about that, but it’s really, »

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Watch David Goyer Explain the Origin of ‘Man of Steel’

10 April 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We’ve heard some description of how Man of Steel came to be, thanks to the efforts of David Goyer, Zack Snyder, and Christopher Nolan. Now the screenwriter himself gives an account of the genesis of the new Superman. In a screenwriting lecture organized by BAFTA, David Goyer gives a wide-ranging account of his entire career. […]

The post Watch David Goyer Explain the Origin of ‘Man of Steel’ appeared first on /Film. »

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Vertigo's Fbp: Federal Bureau Of Physics Heading To The Big Screen

10 April 2014 3:43 AM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Deadline reports that Justin Marks (Jon Favreau's Jungle Book) has been tasked by Warner Bros. to pen the screenplay for a big screen adaptation of Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics, based on a treatment by comic book creator Simon Oliver. David Goyer and Jon Berg will produce, and as well as penning Suicide Squad for the studio, Marks was also responsible for adapting Green Arrow: Escape from Supermax for them. The plot of the comic book (originally titled Collider) is as follows:  Wormholes in your kitchen. Gravity failures at school. Quantum tornadoes tearing through the midwest. As with all natural disasters, people do what they always do: They adapt and survive. And if things get really bad, the Federal Bureau of Physics (Fbp) is only a call away. "Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics" is the story of Adam Hardy: Young, brash and smart, he's a rising star at the Fbp, »

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VFX Breakdowns For Man Of Steel, Divergent, Ripd & Elysium

9 April 2014 3:17 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond his imagination. Transported years ago to Earth from Krypton, a highly advanced, distant planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question 'Why am I here?' Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark discovers having extraordinary abilities means making difficult decisions. When the world is in dire need of stability, an even greater threat emerges. Clark must become a Man of Steel, to protect the people he loves and shine as the world’s beacon of hope – Superman. Man Of Steel was directed by Zack Snyder, from a script written by David Goyer. The cast includes: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Ayelet Zurer, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Michael Shannon, »

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Warner Bros. To Adapt Vertigo Comics Federal Bureau Of Physics

9 April 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics is an American comic book series by Simon Oliver and Robbi Rodriguez, distributed by Vertigo Comics. Fbp imagines a world where disturbances in the laws of physics are as common as weather, and necessitate forecasts about wormhole locations, momentary gravity losses, and entropy reversals. With much fanfare, the government creates a new bureaucratic organization to deal with quantum disturbances, the Federal Bureau of Physics. The story follows special agent Adam Hardy as he deals with internal departmental battles and increasingly dangerous and radical quantum disasters. Warner Bros. are developing a film verison of Fbp with Justin Marks penning the script and David S. Goyer and Nellie Reed producing. What are your thoughts on this Project? »

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Warner Bros. Hires Justin Marks To Adapt ‘Federal Bureau Of Physics’

9 April 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Warner Bros. has hired Jungle Book screenwriter Justin Marks to adapt the 2013 comic series Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics.

Justin Marks will reunite with producer David Goyer to adapt the Vertigo Comics book. The two worked together on Green Arrow: Escape From Supermax.

The comic series centers on the Fbp, or the Federal Bureau of Physics, a group formed in a world where quantum disturbances happen all the time and must be dealt with.

Marks wrote Jungle Book for Disney, which is to be directed by Jon Favreau and set for release on October 9, 2015. He also wrote 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea: Captain Nemo, and adapted Suicide Squad for Dan Lin and Warners.

Source: Deadline

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Watch: 35-Minute Screenwriting Lecture With 'The Dark Knight' & 'Man Of Steel' Writer David S. Goyer

9 April 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

David S. Goyer is the screenwriter of the “Blade” trilogy, Christopher Nolan's Batman films and now Zack Snyder's Superman/DC series, and you could make a decent case that he's therefore the single most important influence on the modern superhero movie, more even than the directors he has worked for, even if in the wider world he's barely famous enough to be mistaken for Stanley Tucci.Recently he's been talking up further plans for the DC universe and the way his work interacts with fan expectations, but a couple of weeks ago he also gave a more general talk at BAFTA about his career path and the screenwriting trade. Starting at the beginning with his (eventually successful) harassment of an agent when he was still in college, with one script to his name, then working through the slog of crappy Jean-Claude van Damme movies (“One day you'll write »

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David Goyer Comments on Warner Bros.' Desire to Make a Cohesive DC Universe

9 April 2014 | | See recent news »

Since Man of Steel kicked off Warner Bros.' very own "Cinematic Universe," there's been countless chatter about where they will be going in the future and how they might tie into the on-going DC-based shows on The CW. Nothing has been made official, and according to David Goyer, WB isn't sure themselves. "I know that Warner Bros. would love to make their universe more cohesive," he said in an interview with IGN  when asked about connecting the films and TV shows.  "There have been a lot of general conversations about that, but it's really, really early. I'm not sure. Marvel has had enormous success, but I'm not sure that everybody should try to emulate »

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Man of Steel's David Goyer on DC film, TV crossovers: "It's too early"

9 April 2014 4:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

David Goyer has insisted that it is "too early" to discuss potential crossovers between DC's movies and TV series.

Comics fans have speculated that television projects such as Arrow and Batman prequel Gotham could link into DC's big-screen blockbusters, such as the upcoming Batman vs Superman film.

Goyer - who is penning the Man of Steel sequel - told IGN that Warner Bros "would love to make their universe more cohesive".

"There have been a lot of general conversations about that, but it's really, really early, [so] I'm not sure," he said.

"Marvel has had enormous success, but I'm not sure that everybody should try to emulate them either. It's just been vague conversations so far."

However, Goyer added that he does "admire" Marvel's Cinematic Universe, which links the comic giant's cinematic outings to TV shows such as Agents of Shield.

"It's really hard to create a brand... because there's not »

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David S. Goyer Talks DC’s Cinematic Universe

9 April 2014 4:16 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

While the general consensus at the moment seems to be ‘Marvel yay, DC nay’ as far as superhero movies are concerned, it’s important to remember that Warner Bros and DC do have something to show for their superhero catalogue. Granted, it’s mostly Batman, but it’s also a case of quality over quantity – while Marvel churn out endless films from here to eternity, not one has matched the sheer brilliance of Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

And then there’s Arrow, The Flash, Gotham and of course, the upcoming Batman Vs Superman. The question on everyone’s lips by this point is: will they all exist in the same universe? IGN asked Man Of Steel screenwriter David S. Goyer that very question, and this is what he had to say about the DC Cinematic Universe:

I mean, it’s too early. I know that Warner Bros. would love »

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Batman vs. Superman won’t back down from Captain America 3, David S. Goyer on a cohesive DC universe

9 April 2014 3:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Earlier this week, Marvel Studios officially announced the release of Captain America 3, confirming that the currently-untitled superhero sequel will hit cinemas on May 6th, 2016 – the exact same date as another currently-untitled superhero sequel in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel follow-up Batman vs. Superman.

Well, it seems that Marvel isn’t the only one refusing to budge, with Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution Dan Fellman telling Bloomberg that: “It doesn’t make a lot of sense for two huge superhero films to open on the same date but there is a lot of time between now and May 6th 2016. However, at this time, we are not considering a change of date for Batman vs. Superman.”

Meanwhile, speaking to IGN, Warner’s DC go-to guy David S. Goyer has briefly spoken about the studio’s ambitions for its DC movie universe, stating that: “I know that Warner Bros. would love »

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David Goyer Talks DC Universe

9 April 2014 2:44 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

DC are working hard. After the phenomenal success of The Dark Knight Trilogy, their Superman re-boot, Man Of Steel, soared at the box office. Inevitably, audiences and commentators began to look at their long term plans – and compare them with their closest rival, Marvel. Such comparisons are understandable – both have a stable of iconic superheroes to draw upon. However, while DC have been in the superhero movie business for decades, Marvel have managed to create a large-scale cohesive universe – incorporating film and TV – in less than 10 years. Clearly, all future DC plans are shrouded in secrecy. But, if there is a person to ask, David Goyer is that person.

The writer’s penmanship is stamped on every film in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy. He also wrote the story and screenplay for Man Of Steel, the story for Batman vs. Superman, and will write the screenplay for the Justice League movie. »

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Jungle Book screenwriter to adapt Vertigo's Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics

9 April 2014 12:35 AM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

Are you a fan of Vertigo Comic's Fbp: Federal Bureau of Physics? It was also called Collider before the name was changed last year. Deadline has learned The Jungle Book (the upcoming Disney version with Jon Favreau directing) scribe Justin Marks has been tapped to adapt the comic series for Warner Bros. David Goyer and Nellie Reed are also attached to the project as producers. Marks will be writing the script based on a treatment from Simon Oliver, who created the series with Robbi »

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DC refuses to budge on Batman vs. Superman release date

9 April 2014 12:08 AM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

David S. Goyer has been talking about future DC TV and movie outings, and how these various might eventually begin to knit together. But while the screenwriter admits that the goal is to create a more layered and interconnected universe, it may take a while to build yet… “I mean, it’s too early,” says Goyer. “I know that Warner Bros. would love to make their universe more cohesive. There have been a lot of general conversations about that, but it’s really, really early." “I’m not sure,” he continues. “Marvel has had enormous...

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