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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON May 13, 2013 2 Comments
From Warner Bros.:
Target and Warner Bros. Consumer Products Team Up to Reimagine Justice League Merchandise
Summer collection inspired by exclusive visit to the DC Comics archives
MINNEAPOLIS (May 13, 2013) – In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Target® Corp. (NYSE: TGT) and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, in partnership with DC Entertainment, have teamed up to introduce an extensive summer collection of exclusive Justice League merchandise. The summer collection was inspired by “DC…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON April 9, 2013 Add Comments
From Warner Bros.:
WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS
Arkhamverse Expands with Prequel Story
And New Addition of Handheld Games with BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS BLACKGATE
Burbank, Calif. – April 9, 2013 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman: Arkham Origins™ and Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate™, the next installments of the blockbuster Batman: Arkham videogame franchise. Batman: Arkham Origins will be available for…
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON March 26, 2013 1 Comment
DC has announced today over at Yahoo.com that they are starting production on a new documentary film that will focus on the villains of the DC Universe titled, "Necessary Evil: Villains of DC Comics." The film will will explore over seven decades of villains that have caused problems for the heroes of the DC Universe, and will be narrated by non other than Christopher Lee, who of course has played numerous villains himself. The documentary will begin production this weekend at WonderCon in Anaheim, where fans who dress up as their…
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON March 25, 2013 Add Comments
Warner Brothers have announced that Infinite Crisis, a free-to-play MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game published by Turbine will be released on PC later this year. An alternate vampiric version of Batman who was bitten by Dracula after years of hunting the famous vampire, will be featured in the game as a playable character and is assigned the role of "Assassin" and will be called "Nightmare Batman." Also, Nightmare Batman's universe of origin is of course the nightmare universe.
Here is the official character write-up:
"Having succumbed to vampirism while hunting Dracula, Nightmare Batman’s…
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON March 8, 2013 3 Comments
Warner Bros. has donated George Clooney's Batman cowl from the 1997 film "Batman and Robin" to the Smithsonian. This is only one of many items that Warner Bros. has donated from 13 different films the company made in the 1940's to 2005. The donated items will have a permanent home at the museum and will be on display at this year's Smithsonian's 2013 Classic Film festival which began on Friday March 8th. Besides the Clooney Batman cowl, Warner Bros. also donated Christopher Reeve's Superman cape from "Superman III", Halle Berry's Catwoman suit…
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON February 7, 2013 Add Comments
It looks like there's more trouble for the Justice League movie, as there is a report over at Badassdigest.com, saying that Warner Bros. is not happy with the script Will Beall wrote for the project, and that they are now looking for a new writer. Here is what the report had to say about Will Beall's Justice League script:
"I've now heard from multiple sources that the Will Beall script for Justice League has been scrapped. The story from each source is the same: it's terrible. Some sources seem to think the…
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON January 10, 2013 5 Comments
Today the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards awards were announced , and while Warner Bros. made a strong push for the film to be nominated in several main categories, The Dark Knight Rises received zero nominations. While it's not too surprising The Dark Knight Rises didn't receive nominations in any of the big categories like Best Picture (even though The Dark Knight not being nominated for best picture back in 2009 is what really made the Academy expand that category) it is surprising…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 18, 2012 1 Comment
According to The Los Angeles Times, Justice League could be coming to a theater near you as early as 2015. The report states that because of the recent court room win for Warner Bros. in the case dealing with the heirs of the Superman empire, Warner plans on accelerating the production of the film.
A 2015 release is possible at this time and would put the film up against the second Avengers film. Warner Bros. would be working the exact opposite route as Marvel has done with their…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 11, 2012 Add Comments
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment showed off a new car based off the design of Jim Lee. Kia and DC Entertainment have teamed up to support the We Can Be Heroes campaign to create a unique car. Last night, they showed the vehicle off. Comic Book Resources was in attendance and below of the photos of the Batman-inspired car.
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 9, 2012 1 Comment
Some may remember that back in 2007 there was a Justice League film that was in pre-production. The film was set to be directed by George Miller and the role of Batman was filled by Armie Hammer. The film fell through due to a variety of reasons and never started shooting. Skip forward five years and with talks of another Justice League film underway, rumors are already floating around on who could be the new Batman.
Moviehole.net is reporting from sources that Hammer actually is still…
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