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Next month, Warner Bros.' massive DC Comics Extended Universe will be launched with the highly-anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. While an exact start date has not been given, we reported in November that production will begin on Justice League Part 1 and Justice League Part 2 sometime this spring in London. While we wait for more updates on this two-part adventure, star Henry Cavill took to his Instagram page earlier today, revealing that he has already started training for this highly-anticipated movie. Here's what he had to say to his social media followers today.
"Warm up phase for Superman training started today! Posting this pic to set myself a minimum goal...and force myself to actually keep going haha!"
It was previously believed that both Justice League Part 1 (November 11, 2017) and Justice League Part 2 (June 14, 2019) will be shot back to back, but producer Charles Roven recently shot down those rumors. »
Way back in November 2014, it was revealed that composer Hans Zimmer is teaming with Junkie Xl (a.k.a. Tom Holkenberg) to work on the score for Warner Bros.' Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Hans Zimmer will craft the theme for Superman (Henry Cavill), like he did in 2013's Man of Steel, with Junkie Xl working on a new Batman (Ben Affleck) theme. Earlier today, Water Tower Music released the Batman theme, entitled "Men Are Still Good (The Batman Suite), which you can listen to below.
Before taking on the job, Hans Zimmer admitted in September 2013 that he was unsure about taking on this job, because he didn't want to create new Batman music after working on Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy. Junkie Xl, a.k.a. Tom Holkenborg, most recently composed scores for Mad Max: Fury Road, Black Mass and Point Break, along with the upcoming Deadpool. »
In case you missed the first track released, listen to it below.
WaterTower Music has announced the March 18 release of the soundtrack to the upcoming feature film Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, a collaborative effort by film composers Hans Zimmer and Junkie Xl (aka Tom Holkenborg).
Available digitally, on CD, 2-disc deluxe CD, and on Limited Edition 3-disc deluxe vinyl. The album is available for preorder now. The 2-cd deluxe package, the digital deluxe version, and the 3-disc deluxe vinyl set feature over 90 minutes of music, five bonus tracks, and exclusive fold-out poster and liner notes from the composers. Additionally, the vinyl set features etched vinyl art and an album download card.
“Junkie Xl is an incredibly insightful film composer. It »
- Michelle McCue
The DC Comics' super villain team hit the big screen
The film will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith as Deadshot; Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg; Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto as the Joker; Jai Courtney as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.
Before the heroes of both Gotham and Metropolis do battle on the big screen this March in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, these icons will be featured on new cans of Dr. Pepper soda. Batman (Ben Affleck) will be featured on regular Dr. Pepper cans, while Superman will be featured on Diet Dr. Pepper. This promotion will also feature Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) on Dr. Pepper Cherry cans, with Jesse Eisenberg on Diet Dr. Pepper and Amy Adams (Lois Lane) on Dr. Pepper Ten cans. Fans will also be able to get $5 towards a Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie ticket when you buy three Dr Pepper 12-packs (or three 8-packs of 12 oz. bottles).
This highly-anticipated superhero adventure will mark the first time both Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) have been seen on the big screen together in cinematic history. The movie will also introduce Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, »
Last week, box office analysts started tracking Warner Bros.' Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, with the early projections claiming that this highly-anticipated superhero adventure will take in approximately $154 million during its opening weekend in late March. While we still have to wait several weeks to see if those projections will hold up, Warner Entertainment Japan has released an international trailer, which doesn't include any new footage but offers a brief refresher course on this blockbuster-to-be, in case it's been awhile since you've seen the previous trailers. It isn't known if the studio plans on releasing any new footage between now and the March 25 release date.
If you look closely at this trailer, you'll notice Scoot McNairy's mysterious character in two scenes, one where he's in a wheelchair near the Metropolis memorial, and another where Superman (Henry Cavill) is seen entering a Senate hearing. A rumor surfaced yesterday »
Move aside, Marvel! It looks like there's a new player on the scene, and this town may not be big enough for the both of you! That's right, DC Comics' two new upcoming 2016 movies, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, are tracking 500% higher than other superhero competition on all digital and social media outlets. Climbing the Dar-Film leaderboard, these highly-anticipated comic book movies are overshadowing and out-pacing even the epic Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange.
2016 will see plenty of other comic book movies debut as well, including heavyweights Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse from 20th Century Fox. But early digital tracking places DC Comics at the forefront of this intense race, which is based on their standing at the same point pre-release. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is currently the #1 movie in volume and awareness. Number 2 is Suicide Squad. And standing at Number 3 is, »
In just under two months, Warner Bros. will kick off their DC Comics Extended Universe (Dceu) with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is quickly becoming one of this year's most anticipated movies. While we still have to wait and see how it performs at the box office, a new report from BoxOffice.com is projecting that the movie will have an opening weekend of $154 million, with a $388 million projected domestic gross.
This highly-anticipated superhero adventure will mark the first time both Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) have been seen on the big screen together in cinematic history. The movie will also introduce Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, whose stand alone movie is currently in production and set to hit theaters on June 23, 2017. It has also been rumored that this movie will introduce the rest of the Justice League, before Justice League Part 1 and Justice League Part 2 hits theaters in 2017 and 2019, respectively. »
Ever dreamt of having a life-sized Ben Affleck standing guard in your bedroom while you sleep? Well, that dream has become a reality thanks to Hot Toys and their new gigantic Armored Batman collectable. This life-sized action figure is based directly on the upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And it is simply one of the coolest toys being released in 2016. But this thing won't be cheap!
Just yesterday, Hot Toys announced a 1/6th scale Armored Batman action figure. Now, they are turning this collectable up to 11! The Life-Sized Armored Batman is the first in Hot Toys personal new collection that they are referring to as the Life-Size Masterpiece Series. And it truly is a sight to behold. We have all of the photos of this epic action figure below.
As one of the foremost high-visibility fans of Zack Snyder's Man Of Steel, I have listened to several years now of people telling me why I'm wrong, and why Superman would never do the things he did in that film. I suspect we're going to hear that same conversation turned up to a deafening roar once Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice arrives in theaters. In the newest issue of Empire magazine, producer Chuck Roven described Batman in this film as an older angrier version of the character, someone who has decided to play "judge, jury, and executioner," setting off a flurry of thinkpieces about how they've ruined the character. While I adore Man Of Steel, I understand why some people don't care for that version of the character, or for the choices made in the film, especially towards the ending. I disagree, but at least I can see »
- Drew McWeeny
When most people think of Batman, they think of a hero who a) doesn.t use guns, and b) doesn.t kill people. This has not only been a big thing in the comics for decades and decades, but it was also a very important part of the character in Christopher Nolan.s Dark Knight trilogy. It.s for this reason that a lot of people have been up in arms this week about the fact that Ben Affleck.s Batman may be killing people in Zack Snyder.s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Earlier this week, Empire dropped an interesting quote from producer Charles Roven, who seemed to suggest that the latest live-action version of Batman may be pro-capital justice via vigilante action. Said Roven, Batman is not giving people a chance... He is more than a vigilante. He has become not only the cop, if you will, »
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice will introduce us to the DC Films Universe version of the Caped Crusader for the first time, but is this Batman going to kill? While the comic book version of the character has always been against taking lives, Tim Burton’s Batman killed, and Christopher Nolan’s version left Ra’s al Ghul to die in Batman Begins.
With that in mind, would it really be a big deal if Ben Affleck’s older and hardened Dark Knight were to deal with criminals in an equally brutal manner? Well, here’s what producer Charles Roven had to say on the matter:
“[Batman] is not giving people a chance. He is more than a vigilante. He has become not only the cop, if you will, he has also become the jury and executioner. He’s older, [and] he’s seen the worst of what man can do. »
- Josh Wilding
Around this time last year, Syfy debuted its new series 12 Monkeys, based on the hit 1995 movie of the same name, which became a hit with fans and critics alike. Unfortunately, fans will have to wait a bit longer for Season 2 to roll around, with the network announcing earlier this month that the second season will debut Monday, April 18 at 9 Pm Et. Earlier today, the network released the first trailer for 12 Monkeys Season 2, which reveals that the show is shifting back in time to World War II.
In the Season 1 finale, Cassie Railly (Amanda Schull) was sent forward into time, to the year 2043, but this season, she'll be reuniting with James Cole (Aaron Stanford) in the past. This trailer features Jones (Barbara Sukowa) revealing to Cassie that she must go back in time to help James, who is on a mission during World War II. Fan-favorite Emily Hampshire is also back as Jennifer Goines, »
Zack Snyder's older, worn out Batman is going to be quite different than Christopher Nolan's playboy turned hero. In Nolan's "The Dark Knight" films, Bruce Wayne strives to give the people of Gotham hope and to keep them safe from those who intend to do harm. But when we meet Ben Affleck's version in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice" this coming March, he will have seen the horror of what Superman is capable of, via the climatic events of "Man Of Steel." This time, Batman is more than just a man fighting for justice under the cover of darkness. “[Batman] is not giving people a chance,” producer Charles Roven told Empire. “He is more than a vigilante. He has become not only the cop, if you will, but he has also become the jury and executioner.” Read More: The 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2016 At the top of »
- Kevin Jagernauth
It's been a big week for fans of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, with the arrival of Empire Magazine's cover story on this massive superhero adventure, which brought new magazine covers, photos and plenty of details about this blockbuster-to-be. Today, we have high-resolution versions of the previously-released photos, courtesy of Dceu Facts, plus, for all you collectors out there, Hot Toys has revealed their 1/6 Armored Batman collectible figure. While it isn't known when this will be available, or how much it will cost yet, take a look at the company's official description below.
"Following the official introduction of Batman and Superman, Hot Toys is very excited to present today, the 1/6th scale collectible figure of Armored Batman! The movie-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Ben Affleck as Armored Batman from the film. It features a newly developed armored head with Led light-up eyes and »
Empire's blowout on Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice continues to bear fruit, with the folks involved with the film offering insightful answers about what we should expect. The magazine spoke to Jeremy Irons, who is taking on the iconic role of Alfred Pennyworth- Bruce Wayne's most trusted ally.
Using only a few words, Irons conveys the character's motivations and how far above-and-beyond the call of duty of your typical butler this version of the character is willing to go.
Tying into Charles Roven's comments about Wayne being darkened and jaded by a life filled with loss and monsters, Irons points out that he tries to give Master Bruce some much needed perspective. "Alfred has lived longer than Bruce, and so perhaps has a clearer perspective on life," he says. We've seen the trailers, where Alfred pleads with Wayne to think rationally about this feud he's igniting with Superman. »
- Mario-Francisco Robles
Batman's refusal to kill is one aspect which makes the hero the man he is, but has the caped crusader become so jaded in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice that he's tossed his once cardinal rule out the door? Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice producer Charles Roven spoke with Empire Magazine recently and hinted that Ben Affleck's Batman will go further than any of the previous cinematic... Read More »
- Kevin Fraser
Batman has always been one of the most intense crime fighters in the DC Universe. Wanting to strike terror into the hearts of criminals, he not only delivers a beating to the bad guys, but does his best to make sure they.re too frightened to ever return to committing misdeeds. However, after decades of battling evil in the DC Extended Universe, Bruce Wayne has become so hardened that in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, he.ll take his crusade to the next level. While touching on the conflict between Batman and Superman in both their superhero and civilian lives, producer Charles Roven explained to Empire just how far the Caped Crusader is willing to go. As he put it: Batman is not giving people a chance... He is more than a vigilante. He has become not only the cop, if you will, he has also become the jury »
Yesterday was a big day for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice fans, with the arrival of a new trailer along with photos that tease the arrival of the iconic villain Darkseid. Today we have even more photos from Empire Magazine's new issue, along with two covers, one with Ben Affleck's Batman and the other with Henry Cavill's Superman. Producer Charles Roven also added some insight on this new version of The Dark Knight, and his feud with Superman, in an interview with the publication.
"[Batman] is not giving people a chance. He is more than a vigilante. He has become not only the cop, if you will, he has also become the jury and executioner. He's older, [and] he's seen the worst of what man can do. He's been darkened by it, he's tougher, he's angrier, I guess. He's still lost those that are near and dear to him, »
Foillowing on from yesterday's photos, Empire has released two new cover images themed around Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" for their next issue. At the same time, they've released some proper digital versions of yesterday's photos along with some quotes from the film's stars.
Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in the film, says in the new story Clark Kent is living with Lois Lane and the world remains unsure whether his Superman persona is a hero or tyrant. Either way, he's certainly more experienced at his job:
"He's more used to this gig, doing his best to save as many lives as he can. He is no longer frantic. He's no longer a wet behind the ears kind of superhero."
He also isn't very happy with Batman and his brutal methods:
"He doesn't agree with his form of justice. For this farm boy, who tries to do things the right way, »
- Garth Franklin
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