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Author Archive: Bob Moriarty

Ben Affleck Steps Down as Director of Solo Batman Film

It’s official. Variety is carrying the exclusive story that Affleck has made the decision to step down as director of The Batman.   In a statement Affleck says:   There are certain...

Four New LEGO Batman Sets Revealed

Just when you thought there was already a ton of LEGO Batman Movie sets on shelves with the current number over ten, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed four new sets which will be showcased at New...

LEGO Batman Movie Soundtrack Coming Next Week

  WaterTower Music has announced that the soundtrack to The LEGO Batman Movie will release on February 3 in both digital and CD form. Some interesting tidbits about the film were included, which...

DC Announces Batman/The Shadow Crossover

DC Comics has announced the latest of Batman team-ups with pulp heroes of yesteryear. DC and Dynamite will each take co-publisher credits on Batman/The Shadow due this April. But that’s not the...

First Full Powerless Trailer Reveals Tons of DC References

By now TBU readers are aware of the upcoming DC Universe office comedy Powerless. A new trailer released by NBC reveals just how deep the DC connection goes. From a Starro attack to Wonder Woman’s...

Latest Injustice 2 Trailer Released and Pits Batman Against Robin

Injustice 2 is coming and nothing can stop it.   Picking up where 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us left off, the storyline finds Batman at odds with Superman over who should be in charge. And...

LEGO Batman Happy Meal Toys Revealed

  Get ready for more fun associated with the upcoming The LEGO Batman Movie. McDonald’s has announced that beginning around the second week of February, their Happy Meal’s will...

Chevrolet Introduces New LEGO Batmobile

  Chevrolet and Warner Bros. revealed a new vehicle based on the Batmobile from The LEGO Batman Movie a the Detroit Auto Show this weekend, and it is not conservative. “To work on the LEGO...

Will He or Won’t He? The Latest Updates on Affleck’s Batman Film

  So, just to make sure we get 2017 started off right, we already apparently have some controversy heating up for the solo Batman film in the form of whether or not Ben Affleck will direct the...

New Powerless Spot Introduces Bruce Wayne’s Cousin

As it turns out, even Bruce Wayne may occasionally be guilty of nepotism. In a new spot from the Powerless twitter feed we discover that the head of Wayne Security is none other than Van Wayne,...

Lego Batman Movie Gets App Ahead of Release

The LEGO Batman Movie game app is out now and firing on all three cylinders. That is to say the game has three different modes. Action side-scroller, custom vehicle builder and DJ mode (think Guitar...

Gotham Casts New Advisor for Bruce Wayne

Raymond J. Barry has officially been added to the cast of Fox’s Bat-Origin series, Gotham. He will play a “temple Shaman” tasked with helping Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) to unlock his hidden...

New TV Spots for The Lego Batman Movie

The LEGO Batman Movie is almost here, and you would know it by the television spots airing all over. Three new spots highlight some of the irreverent comic feel that made The LEGO Movie a world-wide...

Bill Finger Documentary to Hit Hulu May 2017

  Longtime TBU fans will no doubt recognize the names “Kane” as well as “Finger,” the two creators with unequal credit of the The Dark Knight himself. The Batman franchise is one of the...

Injustice 2 Release Date Announced

At long last, fans of the immersive gaming experience Injustice can breath a sigh of relief. Injustice 2 will be officially launching May 16, 2017 according to Game Director Ed Boon’s personal...

Music Meister Announced for Flash/Supergirl Crossover

  As speculated, Supergirl and The Flash will team up again, this time for a musical crossover. Now you may wonder what this has to do with Batman, but the target villain for the inescapably...

New Justice League Details

  The latest photo drop from the wrapped set of Justice League comes from the 2017 film outlook at USA Today. The image is a powerful team roster-type affair with plenty of fog and intrigue....

Powerless releases first promo showcasing Wayne Security

Powerless, the DC Universe television show featuring superheroes of the workaday world, is less than a month away. E! News has our first look inside Wayne Security, the Wayne Enterprises subsidiary...

Justice League Info Abounds

  Interesting tidbits continue to come to light in regards to Zack Snyder’s now-wrapped-for-production Justice League. Jesse Eisenberg had already promised Lex Luthor would appear for the DC...

LEGO Batman Gets Fancy New Bat-Suit in Latest Image

  Sooo… here’s the latest image from your next Batman-centric feature film. We’re talking, of course, about The LEGO Batman Movie, of course. While this shot of Bruce Wayne in full shiny...

Charles Roven sheds Light on DC Films Past and Present

  The Hollywood Reporter has christened Charles Roven their “Producer of the Year,” and in a fairly candid interview he did reveal a few tidbits of film industry juice. Some related to the...

New Image for Justice League Film Released

  Entertainment Weekly has a great new pic from the set of DC’s upcoming superhero team-up extravaganza Justice League. Better still is the context to go along with the dazzling- albeit vague...

TBU Rumor Mill: WB Cancels Suicide Game to Focus on Damian-Centric Batman Game

  WB Montreal, the game studio best known for 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins prequel (and companion hand-held Arkham Origins Blackgate) has closed the book on a Suicide Squad game according to...

LEGO Batman Movie Character Posters Released

If The LEGO Movie was any indication, The LEGO Batman Movie will have TBU regulars “building” to a fervor of anticipation. That’s a little bit of master-builder humor for you there, and we can...

Batman Film on Schedule for 2018 per Affleck and Warner Bros.

  There has been plenty of conflicting reports of when exactly Ben Affleck’s solo Batman film would release. We have learned over the past few months that the script is not finished and...

Suicide Squad 2 and Deadshot Spin-off Film In the Works

  Don’t worry, Suicide Squad 2 is still going to happen. Warner Brothers is anxious to spin off some new material from the summer blockbuster however.   While David Ayer and Margot Robbie...

Gotham City Sirens Film Announced

  Margot Robbie will reprise her now iconic role as Harley Quinn but it’s not for the sequel you’re thinking. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robbie will return as Harley in a Gotham...

DC/Hanna-Barbera Specials Announced for March 2017

Task Force X has met it’s match in the form of legendary Saturday morning cartoon super-group The Banana Splits. The Hanna-Barbera line is expanding into direct contact with the DC Universe in four...

Powerless TV Series to be Set at Wayne Enterprises

  Entertainment Weekly has revealed that DC’s “work-space” comedy Powerless will find themselves at home under a very specific banner. The drama, comedy and perhaps maybe even some action...

Justice League 2 Film Pushed Back

  Zack Snyder will have to be sure to put Ben Affleck on his Holiday Card list this year. The Hollywood Reporter has posted that Justice League 2 pushed back to accommodate Affleck’s take on...