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'Gotham' TV Series Gets Pre-Batman Plot Summary And Logo

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The upcoming Fox TV series Gotham has an interesting premise—tell the story of Batman’s Gotham City before the Dark Knight began cleaning up the streets, while Bruce Wayne was still just a broken young man.  In addition to the unique take on the Batman mythos, the series has already grabbed an impressive array of actors and characters—Ben McKenzie will portray Gordan, Donal...

'Gotham' Casts The Penguin, Alfred, And Gordon's Fiancé

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The flood gates of casting news have officially opened for the upcoming Fox show Gotham, and there's a couple of cool actors joining this project. There's already a familiar villain amongst the Batman cannon that will be popping his sharp nose into the first season, and maybe we'll see a little bit of Batman: Year One trickle out with the arrival of Jim Gordon's...

'Gotham' Finds It's Jim Gordon In Ben McKenzie

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If you're even fairly familiar with television in the past decade, then you more than likely have seen one of Ben McKenzie's television shows. His star first began shining when he grabbed the lead role in The OC, and continued to show off his acting chops in Southland. Ben McKenzie suddenly got his hands on a fantastic role, taking on the part of Jim Gordon in the...

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for September 24 - 30

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There's a new Batman box set and some great horror titles this week, along with the biggest film of the summer, and a whole heaping handful of television. It's a good week for releases, and especially for John Carpenter fans.

'Batman Vs. Superman': Ben Affleck Talks About Fan Backlash

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In case you haven’t heard, all human progress and development shuddered to a grinding, soul-shattering halt in late August with the news that the new Batman had been cast, and he will be played by none other than Ben Affleck.  Cries and howls of horror, revulsion, betrayal and rage were heard from every corner of the internet, with Bat-fans bemoaning acting style in general and his...

Bourne And Batman: Matt Damon Discusses Two Major Film Franchises

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Two of the biggest bits of action movie franchise news dropped over the past week—first, that Ben Affleck would indeed be the new Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel; second, that Matt Damon is in talks to return for a fifth film in the Bourne franchise, after the Jeremy Renner-starring The Bourne Legacy didn’t exactly set the box...

'Superman Vs. Batman': Henry Cavill Talks Lois And Clark, Sequel May Shoot...

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So by now you’ve certainly heard the big news out of the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con:  that the Man of Steel sequel will concern a battle between Superman and Batman (seriously, there’s video of the announcement if you still can’t believe it).  And while the film’s plot (which will likely be called Superman Vs. Batman or Batman Vs. Superman) remains totally...

Comic-Con 2013: 'Man Of Steel' Sequel To Feature Batman, Will Be Called...

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UPDATED at 12:00 PM: Rumors now abound that both The Justice League and The Flash will be getting film announcements at Comic-Con! UPDATED at 1:40 PM: It's confirmed--Batman and Superman will appear together in the next film.  Scroll to the bottom for official images and full details! If true, be sure to file this news in the...

'Justice League': Christian Bale Just Says No

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With rumors swirling for a year that Warner Bros. will be making a Justice League franchise a la Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, the internet has had plenty of time to begin assuming all sorts of wild theories, such as one in which Warner Bros. pays Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale massive amounts of money to be involved.  And, given Nolan’s involvement in Man of Steel,...

Christopher Nolan And Christian Bale Rumored To Be Returning For 'The...

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In a rumor that can’t possibly be true, word is now beginning to spread that Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale will be returning to the character of Batman—with Bale playing the character again in The Justice League, and Nolan overseeing the project, just as he has with Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel.

'Justice League' Floundering Will Likely Delay Batman Reboot Until 2020

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For about three seconds there, the Warner Bros. attempt to carbon-copy Marvel’s success with The Avengers seemed full-steam ahead, with the Man of Steel film set to lead to a Justice League (featuring a team up between Superman, a new Batman, and various other DC Comics superheroes), and the Justice League film acting as a reboot for a new Batman...

'Justice League' is in Trouble

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After seeing the success of The Avengers, Warner Brothers wanted to get in on that game and so they've been talking up Justice League as their version of last summer's $600 Million dollar hit. And in some ways they have it easier. Iron Man and Thor don't (or didn't) have the name recognition of Superman and Batman. But it looks like their...

Batman Reboot Said To Happen In 2017

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All right, calm down there fanboys/fangirls. Let's first point out that this is nothing more than a rumor at the moment, but that doesn't mean this Batman reboot couldn't happen sometime in the near future. Either way, we figure there's at least a couple of people over at Warner Bros who have been discussing the possibility of starting over once again on the Batman franchise. The question is,...

News Roundup: Nicolas Winding Refn To Direct Denzel Washington In 'The...

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Nicolas Winding Refn's next feature will star Denzel Washington as a former government spy. How great is that? The Drive director will helm The Equalizer, a lose adaptation of the 1980's TV show of the same name. Also, for those of you who've been having Girls withdrawals since the first season ended in June, we've...

'The Dark Knight Rises' Blu-Ray: Catwoman's Behind The Scenes Featurette

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Just because The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan’s third and final entry into his Dark Knight trilogy, was released in theaters months ago is no reason for the film’s marketing campaign to slow down—after all, they have a December 4th Blu-Ray release and Oscar campaign to think about.  As such, Warner Bros. is offering up a peek at the film’s Blu-Ray special features. ...

News Roundup: New International 'Hitchcock' Trailer And Featurette, Casual...

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It's been a very long week. And yes, it's because we had an election. Thankfully the shameless ads and debates are over, and we can go back to watching to TV like normal people. This week in entertainment news, Nicolas Cage was officially cast in The Expendables 3, except it was all untrue. Sly Stallone debunked the news, saying Cage wasn't in the movie (but maybe...

'Justice League': Armie Hammer To Play Batman?

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While Armie Hammer, who first came to mainstream attention by playing the Winklevoss twins (or Winklevii, if you like) in David Fincher’s The Social Network, is already set to play an American icon as the titular character in the upcoming The Lone Ranger, he was set to play another famous hero.  Before director George Miller (the Mad...

'The Dark Knight Rises' Blu-Ray Special Features Revealed

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Well, Batman fans, the truth you were dreading—but also more than likely expecting—has finally come.  The details concerning the special features for The Dark Knight Rises blu-ray have been released and, well, it may not be what you had hoped for.