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Scarlett Johansson Lucy Featured Scarlett Johansson in Luc Bessons Lucy (Trailer)Scarlett Johansson stars in a new action/sci-fi film from director Luc Besson (creator of La Femme Nikita and The Professional). With this and her standalone Black Widow film supposedly in development, my friend Scarlett really seems to be the mainstream action heroine du jour. [Read more…]

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Scarlett Johanasson Black Widow Captain America 2 1a Marvel Developing Black Widow Film with Scarlett JohanssonAs DC/Warner Bros. continues to knock it out of the park with its casting choices, it’s worth taking a moment to mention that Scarlett Johansson may soon be starring in a solo Black Widow film after reprising the character in Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Solider.  [Read more…]

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Jesse Eisenberg Gal Gadot Featured UPDATED: Jesse Eisenberg Cast as Lex Luthor (Official)UPDATE: Jesse Eisenberg officially cast as Lex Luthor. See below… Warner Bros. and Zack Snyder have announced that actress Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman in the sequel to Man of Steel. Gadot has previously appeared in three Fast & Furious films. [Read more…]

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Gal Gadot Wonder Woman 3 Films Gal Gadot to Play Wonder Woman in 3 FilmsSeveral news items regarding Gal Gadot and her upcoming role as Wonder Woman in the Batman vs. Superman film have come to light recently, so here’s a brief recap. First and foremost, Gadot is signed on for three films, one of which is apparently a solo Wonder Woman movie. [Read more…]

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Elizabeth Olsen Avengers 1a Elizabeth Olsen Cast as Scarlet Witch in Avengers 2This news is already a few days old, but I thought it might be worth a mention. Samuel L. Jackson has revealed (probably while yelling) that Elizabeth Olsen, the Olsen sister with talent, has been cast as the Scarlet Witch in the upcoming sequel Avengers 2: Electric Boogaloo. [Read more…]

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Kick Ass 2 Featured Sidekicks Mini Review of Kick Ass 2We like to go mainstream around here every once and a while, and I recently saw a screening of Kick-Ass 2, so I thought I would put together a brief review with some general thoughts and open the forum for your feedback. Check out my short review and be sure to leave your thoughts below. [Read more…]

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First Impressions Fan Film 1a First Impressions   Superheroine Fan FilmA reader by the name of Sid was kind enough to point out this very well-made fan film involving a young couple taking on a gang of violent thugs. The “reveal” that she’s a superheroine is actually kind of a spoiler (sorry), but the action here is worth watching either way. [Read more…]

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Tomb Raider Writer 1 175x109 Buffy Writer Hired for New Tomb Raider MovieThings seem to be progressing on MGM’s feature film reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise, which looks to rebound after two lukewarm outings starring Angelina Jolie. It’s just been announced that former “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” writer Marti Noxon will handle scripting duties. [Read more…]

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CW WW 1a Wonder Woman Prequel Amazon Still in DevelopmentThe CW’s “Smallville”-style Wonder Woman prequel “Amazon” is still in play, despite not making the cut for fall, according to Entertainment Weekly. The show would apparently examine Wonder Woman’s teenage years, and would have nothing to do with David E. Kelley’s failed NBC pilot. [Read more…]

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Tomb Raider New Movie 1a UPDATE! New Tomb Raider Movie on the Way?UPDATE: MGM is the studio that will partner with GK Films on a new Tomb Raider movie. Apparently the hope is to turn Tomb Raider into the next action franchise. Now, speculation can begin on casting the lead role. Read below for more information on the start of a new Tomb Raider film. [Read more…]

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WW Nina Bergman 1a New Fan Made Wonder Woman TrailerCheck out this new Wonder Woman “proof of concept” trailer directed by Hollywood stuntman Jesse V. Johnson. The leading actress is Nina Bergman, and the hope is that this trailer will create some buzz for Johnson’s talent as a film director. What do you think? [Read more…]

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wonder woman nbc pilot 175x92 CWs Wonder Woman Origin TV Series Amazon DelayedFor those who haven’t heard by now, The CW is developing a new TV series about a young Wonder Woman — before she became the wonderful girl we all know and love. This series, “Amazon,” has nothing to do with the David E. Kelley series developed for NBC a while back. [Read more…]

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WW TV 1 175x98 The CW Developing New Wonder Woman TV SeriesA little over a year after David E. Kelley’s failed attempt to bring a Wonder Woman TV series to the small screen, The CW, Warner Bros. TV and DC Comics are making a new attempt. In a nutshell, the concept sounds a little like “Wonder Woman meets ‘Smalville.’” [Read more…]

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