Batman

Everything you need to know about the Batman prequel series Pennyworth

The popular Batman prequel series Gotham will soon be coming to an end on FOX. In the meantime, fans of that show will be heartened to know that another prequel to the story of the Caped Crusader will soon be coming to the streaming outlet Epix. The Pennyworth TV show, which will follow a 20-...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:06am

Will Arnett's Lego Batman is now as legitimate as Adam West or Christian Bale's takes on The Dark Knight

Playing Batman instantly makes you a hero to the legions and legions of fans of the Caped Crusader across the world. But since Will Arnett was only providing the voice of Lego Batman, it was hard to tell whether fans would put him in the same league as Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:12pm

Who is going to be the new Batman?

We have seen many actors take on the role of Batman in the past; Adam West, Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Val Kilmer, Kevin Conroy, Christian Bale and Ben Affleck have all had a chance to put on the cape and portray the Dark Knight. But now, the torch is being passed yet again. Affleck who most...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 10:53am

Everything you need to know about Gotham season 5

2019 is just around the corner and so is Gotham season 5, the final installment of the fan-favorite Batman prequel series on FOX. When the previous season, subtitled A Dark Knight, came to a close last May, the villainous Ra's al Ghul (Alexander Siddig), his League of Shadows and the Joker...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:13am

When will Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' begin production?

After flying into theaters in last year's DC team-up flick "Justice League," fans have been patiently waiting for a big announcement about a rumored solo outing for the Batman. Unfortuantely, there hasn't been much news about what's to come for the Caped Crusader on the...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 4:11pm

Is Ben Affleck done playing Batman? Breaking down the rumors

The future sounds pretty murky for Ben Affleck as Batman in DC Comics' live-action movie universe. Despite earning praise for his incarnation of the Dark Knight in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Justice League," both films failed to achieve critical and box...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 2:38pm

J.K. Simmons provides ‘Batman’ update

J.K Simmons, who made his debut as Commissioner Jim Gordon in Justice League last month, has admitted that for the meantime he doesn’t have an update on the potential Batman solo film in the DCEU, but expects discussions to begin in the New Year. “No, I haven’t had any direct...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:49pm

Is Armie Hammer ready to play Batman now?

Last week Armie Hammer opened up about nearly playing Batman in George Miller’s cancelled Justice League film back in 2008, admitting he is glad that he didn’t portray the superhero when he was so young. “As a 31-year-old who’s been through a lot since I was 19, I wouldn...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 3:52pm

'Wait 'til they get a load of me!' Joker gets his own origin film

Whether your favorite Joker is Jack Nicholson, Heath Ledger or hell, even Jared Leto, the Joker is undeniably the most iconic “Batman” villain and it looks as though he’s getting his own origin tale. “War Dogs” and “The Hangover” director Todd Phillips is...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 8:31pm

Poor Ben Affleck's script for 'The Batman' has been tossed out

Ben Affleck and his sad beard stared out into the harbor. His face was plaintive, betraying neither pleasure nor pain. One almost couldn’t tell he was in a world of pain. But he was: Mean “War for the Planet of the Apes” director Matt Reeves had taken over the next Batman movie,...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 1:16pm

How much would it cost to become Spider-Man?

Now that Tom Holland’s Spider-Man has swung into cinemas, you can expect many people to consider copying his web-slinging antics.   But if they’re not put off by the fact that they’d almost certainly die — either by the hand of a villain or by accidentally falling...

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 5:39pm

Joel Schumacher finally apologizes for making 'Batman & Robin'

This is a busy week for directors apologizing for crappy movies. First there was Sam Taylor-Johnson, who told The Sunday Times Magazine that she regretted helming “Fifty Shades of Grey,” citing horror stories of working with the unjustly intransigent E.L. James. Now there’s Joel...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:38pm

Joss Whedon completing 'Justice League' for Zack Snyder, but for the saddest reason

Joss Whedon is stepping in to complete fall’s “Justice League” from Zack Snyder, but only because of the saddest, most despairing reason: Snyder is taking a league of absence after the suicide of his daughter, Autumn. She died in March, at the age of 20, and though Snyder...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:36pm

Ben Affleck maybe doesn't want to be Batman anymore

It’s really hard to take Ben Affleck’s existential sorrow seriously, but here we are. According to Jezebel, Sad Ben Affleck is over being Batman already. Is anyone surprised?Related: Is Ben Affleck back to being a hot mess?During the latest episode of "Collider Movie Talk,"host John Campea said, “...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 9:12pm

Batmobile replica going for $500K in Philly

If you were a fan of the original "Batman" TV show, starring Adam West as the "CapedCrusader" and Burt Ward as his trusty "Boy Wonder," Robin, you'll definitely want to see this. A auto dealership in the Frankford area of Philadelphiais selling a 1966 Batmobile replica... for $500 thousand.Before...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:01am

The comic book TV takeover is real

Sure, comic books have come to dominate the multiplex — just as everyone waiting to see whether "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" is any good. But while Marvel and DC have been raking in billions at the box office, the genre has quietly been developing quite a foothold in TV as well — and this...

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 12:00pm

Leonardo DiCaprio knew the Star Wars prequels were going to stink

Leonardo DiCapriohas been searching pretty hard for an Oscar for years now, and now we knowhe figured out a while ago that he wouldn't find one doing big-budget blockbusters. In fact, as DiCaprio divulges in an interview with ShortList, he turned down offers to play Anakin Skywalker in the "Star...

Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 2:03am

Seth Green doesn't want to think about how old 'Robot Chicken' is

It may seem hard to believe, but "Robot Chicken" — Seth Green and Matthew Senreich's lightning fast pop culture sketch show made completely with mismatched action figures — has been around for 10 years. It's even hard for Green to comprehend, which is probably why he generally avoids doing that."I...

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 9:13pm

Batman Adam West 'deeply saddened' by Batgirl Yvonne Craig’s death

Batman actor Adam West is mourning the death of actress Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl alongside him and Burt Ward (Robin) on the iconic 1960s television series.West, 86, took to social media to express his grief and post a touching picture of him and Craig taken on the set of the show.RELATED:...

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 2:13am

Let's all calm down about that Comic-Con 'Batman v Superman' trailer

Zack Snyder trotted out stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and new Wonder Woman Gal Gidotat Comic-Con today to tease the long-awaited follow-up to "Man of Steel," "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." And yes, the trailer is pretty spectacular and awe-inspiring. It even made me, a vocal "Man of Steel...

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 8:42pm