The first thing that occurs to you is that Allison Mack looks the same. It’s been nearly three years since the end of Smallville, and the actress best know to millions of fans as the first and only Chloe Sullivan of the Superman multiverse is still every inch the perky blonde quipster that had Clark Kent’s back for 10 years of the show. For her appearance at Toronto ComiCon, a first for the actress I believe, the fans had about a decade’s worth of queries about life in Smallville. (more…)
Zack Snyder- who recently sat down with Hero Complex to discuss a variety of Batman Vs. Superman topics, such as fan reaction to casting and when shooting will begin- gave something of an explanation of why we are all so confused over the news coming out of the pre-production. “What explanation could he have for Ben Affleck as Batman, or Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor?!” I hear you scream at your computer screen in a violent fit of rage. Well, because the Man of Steel sequel plans of “explode” the universes that we know and love, and create something new entirely. (more…)
Coming to you fresh from that inexhaustible source of dubious nerd news, El Mayimbe of Latino Review.
On the heels of similarly unlikely whisperings regarding Nightwing and Green Lantern, El Mayimbe is now claiming that sources have informed him Zack Snyder‘s highly anticipated Man of Steel sequel: Batman vs. Superman is seeking an African-American actor in his early twenties who is also physically fit. And I’m not just being lazy here–that’s exactly who he claims he got this info from: “SOURCES”. (more…)
Joining Jeremy and Jason on this unearthed artifact is long time friend of people he’s known for a long time, Chris Cummins for a rousing hour of fart jokes, geekery and, nerd news from 8 days ago… because all of this stuff STILL MATTERS! (more…)
When they first announced the film, before all of these crazy rumors and even crazier castings, the Man of Steel sequel was teased by a classic monologue from The Dark Knight Returns. Instantly, fans ran wild with speculation on just why was this line in particular was chosen from Batman’s many encounters with Superman, and what this would mean for the movie. It’s been more distant from our minds as of late, as we’re all still in the wake of Jesse Eisenberg being announced as Lex Luthor, but Zack Snyder has finally given us some insight on just what relation TDKR will have to Batman Vs. Superman. (more…)
From what we’ve seen in the trailers, The LEGO Movie has the potential be the best movie… EVER. Not only does it have a cast of thousands (I mean, look at all those minifigs!) but it’s starring everyone from superheroes like Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman to classic, retro Space LEGO guys–even God shows up! In its latest and possibly greatest trailer, The LEGO Movie spoofs Man of Steel.
Just in case you didn’t think it was enough that director J.J. Abrams has managed to assimilate both the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises, it seems that he also came quite close to adding Superman to his list of conquests. (more…)