Sitcom's tie-in contest for tickets to the DC movie premiere potentially gives away a surprise plot development.
Editor’s note: The original version of this story ran in July 2016, as Harley Quinn was about to make her big-screen debut in Suicide Squad. With Saturday designated as the annual Batman Day, and DC celebrating by giving Harley a co-starring role coinciding with her 25th anniversary, we thought it was the perfect time to revisit our first-hand account of the strange origin of one of DC’s strangest characters from the man who dreamed her up. In the early 1990s, Paul Dini was a writer for hire, cranking out scripts for the ground-breaking, noirish Batman: The Animated Series, when inspiration struck.
Once again, speculation mounts that Affleck will hang up the cowl after 'Justice League,' despite continued denials from Warner Bros/DC.
The DC Extended Universe is expanding in a slightly unexpected direction with the news that an origin movie is in the works for The Joker, arch-nemesis of Batman and arguably just as iconic a figure in the DC pantheon. However, it is already confirmed that director Todd Phillips’ as yet untitled film will not star Jared Leto (whose take on the character in 2016’s ‘Suicide Squad’ proved divisive), and will instead recast with a younger actor to portray the Clown Prince of Crime in his earliest days. The big question is, who should play the young Joker in this DCEU prequel? Here are our top ten suggestions. Read More: Death Note remake director gets “death threats” Terminator 2’s Robert Patrick wants to play the T-1000 again Gwyneth Paltrow confirmed for Avengers: Infinity War
As one of the most infamous names in all of comic book history, the Joker has bedeviled Batman across platforms including movies, video games, and television — so it’s only natural that he might get his own movie. News broke on Tuesday that a Joker origin film is in the works with “The Hangover” filmmaker Todd... Read more »
Ben Affleck really, truly loves playing Batman — a point the star took great pains to make on Saturday during Warner Bros.’ Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con.