As you’ve likely seen by now, Warner Bros. recently announced that it had staked out release dates for 11 new films through the year 2020, nine of which the studio pointed out were specifically based on the stories and characters of DC Comics. We don’t yet know what the films are or what characters will be appearing in them, but this is still a big deal because it represents… Continue reading Comics on Film: 'Batman v Superman,' 'Justice League' and the Other DC Movies Heading Our Way
Back in February, Comics on Film devoted some space to anticipating James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, thinking that its bold willingness to go into the cosmic sector of the Marvel universe could be an important and pivotal moment in the future of comics-based cinema. Sure, it has a rather strange concept and a haphazardly assembled group of protagonists that include talking trees and raccoons, but prerelease materials… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is Important for More Than Just Marvel
As usual, Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. dominated the Saturday headlines coming out of Comic-con International in San Diego. Along with showing off the first footage from Ant-Man and revealing what Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman will look like in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, there was the announcement of Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and some big announcements from the Legendary Pictures… Continue reading Comic-Con: Robert Kirkman's 'AIR' Teaser, Star Wars Comics, Hulkbuster Armor, And More You Might've Missed From Day 3
As we sit on the cusp of the most anticipated weekend of the year for many comics and movie fans, there are a lot of details that we actually already know about the future of the comic book movie for the next several years. Recently, Marvel Studios announced release dates for several untitled films on up through 2019, and rumors continue to persist about Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment… Continue reading Comics on Film: Will Comic Book Movies Burn Out Soon? Have They Already?
Recently, Marvel Comics decided to make a major announcement on national television when it let the world know that Thor, a pillar of the Marvel universe and a founding Avenger, would be replaced with a new character of the same name. There was a twist, though: the new Thor will be a woman, worthy of holding the fabled Asgardian hammer when its original wielder has, somehow… Continue reading Comics on Film: Like Thor, Here Are Five Major Heroes That Also Had Substitutes