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Top VFX Specialist Richard Kidd Joins Artemple-Hollywood Along With Scott McCullough

17 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Veteran visual-effects specialist Richard Kidd – who has worked on films such as Titanic, Twilight, The MatrixTransformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Hancock and What Lies Beneath – has joined Artemple-Hollywood as creative director and senior VFX supervisor, company principal Wei Zheng announced. The company also has hired award-winning commercial director Scott McCullough as in-house director and director of photography. "This is an exciting time," said Zheng. "We're… »

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Top VFX Specialist Richard Kidd Joins Artemple-Hollywood Along With Scott McCullough

17 hours ago | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Veteran visual-effects specialist Richard Kidd – who has worked on films such as Titanic, Twilight, The MatrixTransformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Hancock and What Lies Beneath – has joined Artemple-Hollywood as creative director and senior VFX supervisor, company principal Wei Zheng announced. The company also has hired award-winning commercial director Scott McCullough as in-house director and director of photography. "This is an exciting time," said Zheng. "We're… »

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Possible first look at Jared Leto’s Joker from Suicide Squad

20 April 2015 5:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the past few weeks, Jared Leto has been gradually teasing his transformation into the Clown Prince of Crime for his role in Warner Bros.Suicide Squad, and now it seems we may have our first look at Leto’s Joker from the DC supervillain ensemble.

A photo has landed on Twitter which sees the Oscar-winner seemingly showing off an image of himself in full make-up as the iconic villain. The quality isn’t the greatest, but you can see it for yourself here…

So, if that is our first look at the DC Cinematic Universe’s Joker, what do you make of it? Share your thoughts in the comments below…

See Also: First cast photo for Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, »

- Gary Collinson

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Jared Leto shares his Joker look from Suicide Squad

16 April 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Jared Leto has given us our closest look yet to his final appearance as The Joker in Suicide Squad, snapchatting an image of himself with dyed green hair and red lips. No white face makeup yet, but with production on the DC ensemble now underway, surely we won’t have to wait much longer before we start getting to see the cast of supervillains in all their glory…

See Also: First cast photo for Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) as The Joker, Viola Davis (How to get Away with Murder) as Amanda Waller, Scott Eastwood (The Longest Ride) as Steve Trevor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World) as Killer Croc, »

- Gary Collinson

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David Ayer announces that principal photography is underway on Suicide Squad

13 April 2015 2:59 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Director David Ayer (Fury) has taken to Twitter tonight to announce that principal photography is underway on Suicide Squad, Warner Bros.’ big DC supervillain ensemble, which will join Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as part of the studio’s 2016 slate…

Ayer has certainly been active on social media throughout pre-production, teasing us with a series of images, so let’s hope he keeps it up during the shoot… and maybe even throw a few character images our way.

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) as The Joker, Viola Davis (How to get Away with Murder) as Amanda Waller, Scott Eastwood (The Longest Ride) as Steve Trevor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje »

- Gary Collinson

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Trailer for Dwayne Johnson's Ballers TV Series

11 April 2015 4:16 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

HBO just unveiled the trailer for its upcoming "Ballers" TV series, starring Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller and Arielle Kebble. It's produced by Mark Wahlberg and directed (the pilot episode by Peter Berg (Hancock). Check it out below. Plot: Set in Miami, "Ballers" centers on a group of current and former professional football players, as well as their families, friends, and handlers. The series goes beyond the game and explores not only the challenges that current players face, but also takes a behind-the-scenes, real look into their lives both on and off the field. Johnson stars as Spencer Strasmore, a retired pro-football player, who is now struggling in his new career as a financial advisor. In his new role, he tries to advise his NFL friends financially and professionally, but identifies with the trials they are going through and tries (in vain) to protect them from making the »

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David Ayer teases Jared Leto’s Joker from Suicide Squad

10 April 2015 2:52 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After posting the first cast photo earlier in the week, Suicide Squad director David Ayer has shared another photo with his Twitter followers by debuting the first green-haired look at Jared Leto, who was absent from the original cast pic.

Many Batman and Joker fans will guess instantly what the inspiration for the photo is, with Leto paying homage to the cover for Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s The Killing Joke.

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) as The Joker, Viola Davis (How to get Away with Murder) as Amanda Waller, Scott Eastwood (Fury) as Steve Trevor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World) as Killer Croc, Ray Olubowale »

- Scott J. Davis

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First cast photo for Suicide Squad; Deathstroke, Hugo Strange and Ravan?

8 April 2015 11:46 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As production is set to begin, the cast of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad got together to have their first read-through of the script. And to mark the occasion, the director tweeted out a photo of the cast together.

Seen in the picture are director David Ayer, Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flagg), Will Smith (Deadshot), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Killer Croc), Jay Hernandez (El Diablo), Karen Fukuhara (Plastique), Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Jai Courtney (Boomerang), Cara Delevingne (Enchantress), and Viola Davis (Amanda Waller). The last three are Adam Beach, Jim Parrack and Ike Barinholtz, who Latino-Review are claiming are playing Deathstroke, Ravan and Hugo Strange respectively – but that isn’t confirmed.

One can only assume that Jared Leto (The Joker) took the photo…

Directed by David Ayer, Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, »

- Luke Owen

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New rumours suggest Red Hood will be a part of Suicide Squad

8 April 2015 12:22 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Just like its Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice counterpart, the cast of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad seems to be constantly growing. We’ve had reports so far that have included Onslaught and Antiphon as the main villains with Deathstoke as their hired gun, as well as Hugo Strange and Plastique rumoured to have roles in the film. Not only that, but it’s been confirmed that Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has joined the cast as Killer Croc and now we have a new rumour to add to the list.

According to Latino-Review (who seem to have quite the hold on this movie based on their obscene amount of rumours), Red Hood is set to also have a part not just Suicide Squad, but also the rest of the DC Cinematic Universe. The site claim he is now a priority character for DC.

Nothing confirmed for now, so just a rumour for the time being. »

- Luke Owen

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Jared Leto teases Joker transformation for Suicide Squad

6 April 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production on Warner Bros.Suicide Squad set to get underway, Jared Leto has taken to Instagram to tease his role as The Joker by posting an image of himself looking rather pale witht he caption “transformation begins”. Take a look…

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and sees David Ayer (Fury) directing a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) as The Joker, Viola Davis (How to get Away with Murder) as Amanda Waller, Scott Eastwood (Fury) as Steve Trevor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World) as Killer Croc and Ray Olubowale (Resident Evil: Afterlife) as King Shark. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Jesse Eisenberg is also expected to reprise the role of Lex Luthor, »

- Gary Collinson

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Karen Fukuhara rumored to play Plastique in Suicide Squad

31 March 2015 2:51 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

According to Latino Review’s El Mayimbe, newcomer Karen Fukuhara may have landed a minor role in Suicide Squad as explosion-projecting Firestorm villain Plastique. Mayimbe jump-started the rumor on his Instagram page, clarifying that it’s unconfirmed at this time:

Mayimbe describes the part as “a minor role on the actual Squad,” explaining that she’s present in a nightclub scene. With pre-production in the final stages, it’s likely that that’s all the screentime Plastique will really have, either as a cameo or as one of the Squad members who gets her head blown off after disobeying Amanda Waller’s orders.

Directed by David Ayer, Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, »

- James Garcia

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Lost alum Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joins Suicide Squad as Killer Croc

31 March 2015 1:40 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you thought the roster for David Ayer’s Suicide Squad film – which already consists of big names like Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Rick Flagg, Amanda Waller, Enchantress, and the Joker – was already full, think again. In addition to the recent casting of both King Shark and Wonder Woman love interest Steve Trevor, we’ve now learned that Batman villain Killer Croc will join the fray as well.

According to TheWrap, Killer Croc will be played by Lost and Thor: The Dark World alum Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Details on the role, and how the hulking reptilian-looking supervillain will be portrayed on screen, unfortunately remain a mystery, but this is still a cool addition to the cast and one that fans of Batman’s extensive rogues gallery had been hoping for for quite some time.

We will of course have more information on Killer Croc’s role in Suicide Squad when more news becomes available. »

- James Garcia

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Scott Eastwood to play Steve Trevor in Suicide Squad

31 March 2015 9:22 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

On Monday it was revealed that Fury actor Scott Eastwood had joined the cast of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad film, and now his role has been revealed.

According to Latino Review, Eastwood will cameo as Wonder Woman love interest Steve Trevor, in order to set up his appearance in the 2017 Wonder Woman film. In the comics, Trevor is an intelligence officer for the United States Army, who crashes his plane on Paradise Island during World War II and comes across the Amazons. There, he meets Princess Diana, who falls for him and returns with him to civilization, where she later becomes Wonder Woman.

In the New 52, Trevor is more of a liaison between the U.S. and Paradise Island, and tries to convince Amanda Waller that Wonder Woman isn’t dangerous. He then becomes the head of Argus and the Un’s ambassador to the Justice League. Judging by »

- James Garcia

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Scott Eastwood and Ray Olubowale join Suicide Squad

30 March 2015 1:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As Warner Bros.Suicide Squad gears up to go into production, it is being reported that director David Ayer has added two more names to the cast of the DC supervillain ensemble.

According to eTalk, Clint Eastwood’s son Scott Eastwood (Fury) has confirmed his involvement in the film, which comes as little surprise given that he’s been spotted around Toronto with Cara Delevingne, who is to play The Enchantress. Meanwhile, The Toronto Sun is reporting that boxer and actor Ray Olubowale (Resident Evil: Afterlife) will also feature, with speculation linking him to the part of King Shark, although no official details have been announced on either role.

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, »

- Gary Collinson

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David Ayer teases Arkham Aslyum in Suicide Squad set photo

28 March 2015 5:13 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production on DC’s Suicide Squad set to get underway next month, director David Ayer has taken to Twitter to post a new set photo from the supervillain ensemble, which teases the inclusion of Arkham Asylum…

See Also: More rumours about Batman’s involvement in Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is set for release on August 5th 2016, and features a cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) as Rick Flagg, Will Smith (Hancock) as Deadshot, Jai Courtney (Terminator: Genisys) as Captain Boomerang, Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) as The Joker and Viola Davis (How to get Away with Murder) as Amanda Waller. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Jesse Eisenberg is also expected to reprise the role of Lex Luthor and Jay Hernandez (Hostel) has joined the cast in an unknown role.

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- Gary Collinson

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More rumours about Batman’s involvement in Suicide Squad

16 March 2015 8:17 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Back in January it was reported that Ben Affleck’s Batman could make an appearance in Suicide Squad to set up a future solo movie, and now El Mayimbe of Latino-Review has posted a few more rumours regarding The Dark Knight’s involvement with Warner’s upcoming DC supervillain ensemble.

The report claims that, “In the film Batman is some sort of big boogeyman that the government Really hates. Get this, prior to the events in Batman v Superman, The Joker is the only one to really ever meet him or know him and that’s why he’s so important to Amanda Waller. They have footage of Batman in action which they watch. There is a bit of dialogue where they say Batman is the key to tracking down all ‘the supers.’ Very cool stuff.”

Sounds plausible, and it seems to make sense that with the likes of The »

- Gary Collinson

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Hugo Strange rumoured to have a major role in Suicide Squad as The Joker’s psychiatrist

15 March 2015 6:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Another Suicide Squad rumour to add the list of ones we’ve had over the last couple of weeks. We’ve heard that Onslaught and Antiphon will be the main villains and that Deathstroke will be their muscle for hire. Well, here’s the new one.

According to the ‘ever-reliable’ El Mayimbe from Latino-Review, David Ayer’s Suicide Squad will feature Batman villain Dr. Hugo Strange as a psychiatrist at the prison that is holding The Joker. The rumour is that Strange will play a major role in the movie and will have several scenes with Harley Quinn and The Joker. Should this be the case, it may give us some clues as to the sort of stories we’ll get when it comes to Ben Affleck’s solo Batman movie.

Dr. Hugo Strange first appeared in Detective Comics #36 in 1940 as a genius scientist, but was changed to more of a Dr. »

- Luke Owen

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Deathstroke to play a major role in Suicide Squad; Joe Manganiello in line for role; costume details revealed

13 March 2015 5:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It was rumoured a couple of days ago that Onslaught and Antiphon would be the main villains of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, but some new rumours have surfaced that they will have some backup.

Latino-Review are claiming that Joe Manganiello (True Blood) is in line to take on the role of Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke and will play a major role in the movie. This should come as no surprise as Deathstroke has been rumoured to be a part of Suicide Squad for some time now with Jason Clarke (Terminator: Genisys) reportedly being offered the role (but turning it down for scheduling reasons) and Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop) also auditioning before he was given the role of Rick Flagg.

The site is also reporting that Deathstroke will act as a ‘gun for hire’ for the bad guys, and will use his blades and guns to take down the entire squad. »

- Luke Owen

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Mythology Entertainment Inks First-Look Deal with 20th Century Fox & Fox 21 TV Studios

12 March 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Mythology Entertainment has inked a first-look deal with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios.

Mythology also announced Thursday the hiring of department heads, Julia Gunn as exec vice president of television and Tracey Nyberg as exec vice president of film.

Under the pact with 20th and Fox 21, the production company will develop and produce broadcast, cable and digital scripted series wit the studios.

Gunn and Nyberg will both report to Mythology co-founders Brad Fischer and James Vanderbilt, and William Sherak, a consultant and producer for the company in both film and television.

“We are thrilled to have a home at Fox for Mythology’s television business, which we look forward to building under Julia Gunn’s leadership along with our new partners at 20th and Fox 21,” Fischer and Vanderbilt said .

Of the inhouse expansion, the duo said: “We are also excited to welcome the incomparable Tracey Nyberg »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Onslaught and Antiphon are reportedly the villains in Suicide Squad

11 March 2015 12:29 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad film is chalk full of villains, who will headline the film as the core group of super criminals-turned-mercenaries. However, even the likes of Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Rick Flag, and Enchantress need someone to go up against. According to Latino-Review, that enemy may have been found.

The site reports that Antiphon, a character who first appeared in the pages of Suicide Squad in 2002, will be the main baddie for the film, and will lead a “badass terrorist cell” called Onslaught. In the comics, Onslaught is a team of international superpowered terrorists-for-hire. The team is usually made up of lesser-known villains like Djinn, a man who has been reduced to binary code, a speedster named Jaculi, an assassin named Rivan and a genetically altered monster in lion armor called Manticore. Whether any of them will show up on screen remains to be seen.

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- James Garcia

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