Is Nicolas Cage finally getting his turn in the Superman suit in The Flash?
He lost out when 1989’s Tim Burton-helmed Superman Lives was canned, but The Flash, Warner DC’s first venture into the multiverse, could see the actor finally do his thing in the red cape
26, May, 2023 @9:37 AM
Can the Joker musical or Superman save the world from ‘superhero fatigue’?
DC supremo James Gunn has admitted superhero fatigue is ‘very real’ and ‘just watching things bash each other’ is not much fun. What will that mean for his high profile projects?
07, Apr, 2023 @12:14 PM
Hits and myths: why has Hollywood abandoned ancient Greece?
Tolkien-inspired mythology has taken over our screens while a treasure chest of epic fantasy tales lies unused
24, Mar, 2023 @11:57 AM
James Gunn must usher in nothing less than Superman’s big-screen second coming
The Guardians of the Galaxy writer-director and DC Studios CEO has turned his focus to the company’s ultimate hero. But will anyone ever fill Christopher Reeve’s 45-year-old red boots?
17, Mar, 2023 @9:37 PM
Shazam! Fury of the Gods review – second dose of DC’s impostor-syndrome superhero
Zachary Levi returns as the hapless, self-involved crime-fighter in a zesty sequel that, though funny, doesn’t entirely shatter the superhero-movie template
15, Mar, 2023 @10:00 PM
James Gunn’s plans for DC are brave, bold and bereft of Batfleck – apparently
Can the film-maker revolutionise DC with a slate of five movies, with new and old actors, that will interconnect superhero stories?
03, Feb, 2023 @1:19 PM
Multiverse mania: can DC replicate Marvel’s blueprint for success?
DC Studios will take a leaf out of its rival’s book with The Flash’s alternate-reality plot. Cheap gimmick – or smart path to revival?
06, Jan, 2023 @11:34 AM
After ditching Henry Cavill’s Superman, can James Gunn really turn DC around?
The studio’s new chief exec has enjoyed a trigger-happy start, scrapping Cavill’s Man of Steel as well as Wonder Woman 3. But he must be given time to realise his vision
16, Dec, 2022 @10:14 AM
Henry Cavill dropped as Superman weeks after announcing return to role
Actor says ‘this news isn’t the easiest’ as DC Studio’s new co-chairman James Gunn builds new universe
15, Dec, 2022 @3:32 AM
Pow! Why female writers are a top draw in the world of comics
As 15,000 fans gather in Yorkshire this weekend, authors tell how the male domination of the genre was broken
13, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM
Bound for the reload: how DC’s new maestro James Gunn rebuilt his career
Sacked by Marvel for offensive tweets, the film-maker has gone from Guardian of the Galaxy to master of the DC universe
28, Oct, 2022 @1:46 PM
Black Adam: Dwayne Johnson’s new kind of superhero and a DC reset – discuss with spoilers
It might well be the perfect role for Dwayne Johnson but can Jaume Collet-Serra’s violent and occasionally knuckle-headed film really get DC back on track?
24, Oct, 2022 @2:46 PM
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