Jack Bannon Cast in Pennyworth Prequel Series

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It’s being reported that Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Fury) has been cast in the lead role of Alfred Pennyworth in the upcoming Epix series Pennyworth, which will as a Batman prequel showing the origin story of Bruce Wayne’s most trusted and capable confidant.

The 10-episode series begins production on October 22nd, to debut in 2019. Featuring a “boyishly handsome and charming young man from London, that one would never take for a trained SAS killer.”

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Secret Six Series in Development with CBS

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After previously dipping their toes into the superhero genre with Supergirl, which now resides at The CW, CBS is looking to get back in the game. Variety is reporting that CBS has commissioned a pilot for a Secret Six series, which currently has Rick Muirragui (Suits), Bill Lawrence (Scrubs), and Jeff Ingold (Whiskey Cavalier) attached as executive producers alongside Warner Bros. TV.

Secret Six centers on six morally ambiguous strangers, each with their own unique specialties and secret pasts, who are brought together by an enigmatic figure who blackmails them into working as a team to expose the corruption of the corporate and political elite.

 

James Gunn Working on New Suicide Squad Film

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After being fired from Marvel Studios, in what many believe was an unwarranted move, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have confirmed that James Gunn is in final talks to write, and possibly direct a new Suicide Squad film for the studio. Gavin O’Connor had previously been announced as the writer-director on the sequel, but it would seem things have changed on that front, with the Guardians of the Galaxy director now taking the chair.

Little is known at this time, but stay tuned for updates as this story is still currently developing.

First Look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman

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The first official image of Ruby Rose (John Wick: Chapter 2) as Kate Kane, aka Batwoman, from the upcoming Arrow crossover has leaked online, and it’s something to behold. The costume is incredible comic accurate, and seeing it in motion should be pretty fantastic.

The crossover between Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl begins shooting soon, with an early December air-date, and sets up Batwoman for her own solo series, which is expected to debut in 2019. Hit the jump to check out the image in full.

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Incredible New 5-Minute Aquaman Trailer Revealed

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James Wan shared a new poster for Aquaman yesterday, revealing that a new trailer would debut the next day, but this is more than anyone could have expected. A new, 5-minute, extended trailer for the film was revealed, giving us in-depth looks at many incredible scenes, as well as a peek into the story, as well as Arthur Curry’s comic accurate costume.

This trailer looks better than anyone could have ever anticipated, and it looks even more like December 21st is going to be a packed house for movie-goers in every theater, when Aquaman hits.

DC Universe Release Calendar Revealed

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DC Entertainment hosted a packed house at New York Comic-Con this week for their new streaming service, DC Universe, and to celebrate its release, they’ve revealed the full release calendar for the many series in the works for the service.

Titans hits next week, on October 12th, with the first half of Young Justice: Outsiders hitting in late December. Doom Patrol in mid-February, followed immediately by Swamp Thing and the second half of Young Justice: Outsiders in late May. Then we get Stargirl in August, and Harley Quinn in October. Quite the busy release schedule for the fledgling service, which will most likely only grow as time goes on.

First Look at Lobo in Krypton

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Yesterday, it was announced that Emmett J. Scanlan (Constantine) would be playing Lobo on season 2 of Krypton, and now we have our first official look at the main man, himself, and it’s as comic accurate as accurate can get! Krypton has been pretty keen on keeping things accurate, and this is certainly no different.

Hit the jump to check out the image in full, because it is most certainly something to see.

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New Aquaman Poster; Trailer Tomorrow

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James Wan took to Twitter this morning to reveal a new poster for his upcoming adaptation, Aquaman, starring Jason Mamoa, as well as revealing a new log-line for the film. Hit the jump to see the new poster in full, in preparation for a new trailer dropping tomorrow.

“A Son of the Land… A King of the Seas… He’s the protector of the Deep. Something arrives tomorrow.”

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Negative Man Cast in Doom Patrol Series

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Brendan Fraser (The Mummy), the voice of Robotman and Cliff Steele actor for the upcoming Doom Patrol series for DC Universe, took to the New York Comic-Con stage last night, and revealed that Matt Bomer (White Collar) will voice Negative Man and play Larry Trainor in flashbacks for the upcoming series.

In the comics, Negative Man is a founding member of the Doom Patrol. Trainor was exposed to a radioactive field while piloting a test plane, leaving him radioactive, and giving him the ability to release a negatively charged energy being from his body. The being can fly at high speed, cause solid objects to explode, and pass through solid materials. After his accident, Trainor is forced to wear special bandages over his entire body to protect bystanders from his radioactivity.

First Look at Harley Quinn Animated Series

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DC Entertainment has revealed the first footage for the upcoming DC Universe animated series, Harley Quinn, at New York Comic-Con. The first footage pokes some serious fun at both Marvel and DC, and seems like it could be a pretty fun series for fans of the characters.

Additionally, the full voice cast was revealed as well, with Kaley Cuoco voicing Harley Quinn herself, as well as Lake Bell (Childrens Hospital), Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Ron Funches (Powerless), JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Wanda Sykes (Black-ish), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Natalie Morales (Bojack Horseman), Jim Rash (Mike Tyson Mysteries), Diedrich Bader (Veep), Tony Hale (Veep), and Chris Meloni (Happy!).

Rosie Perez Cast in Birds of Prey

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According to The Wrap, Rosie Perez (White Men Can’t Jump) will portray Detective Renee Montoya in the upcoming Birds of Prey film from director Cathy Yan. She joins  Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Black Canary and Huntress, respectively, as well as Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn.

Renee Montoya was first introduced in Batman: The Animated Series and has gone to become quite the fan-favorite throughout DC Comics, eventually adopting the moniker of The Question. Birds of Prey hits theaters on February 7th, 2020.

Titans Character Teasers Released

DC Entertainment has released a series of character teasers spotlighting the four members of the upcoming streaming series, Titans, and giving them each a chance to shine. Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, and Raven are given better glimpses of their powers, and their pasts.

Titans hits the DC Universe streaming service on October 12th. You can hit the jump to watch the other 3 trailers.

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Analog EP65: Making Out With Teeth

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Josh, Theo, and Bovi are back for an action-packed, teeth-rattling new episode! Covering the latest cool shit that pop culture has to offer!

Trailers for Ralph Breaks The Internet, and Bumblebee, as well as loads of first looks and announcements, including the new PlayStation Classic taking over the whole damn episode! So much awesome news! Listen to this week’s episode, and follow us on Instagram – Instagram.com/AnalogCast! Check out the links below to listen, and please Rate & Review us on iTunes!

DC Adds To the Birds of Prey Cast

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Deadline is reporting that Fargo actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Underground‘s Jurnee Smollett-Bell have officially won the roles of Huntress and Black Canary, respectively in the upcoming DC Entertainment adaptation Birds of Prey. They join Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn in the project, being directed by Cathy Yan.

Birds of Prey hits theaters on February 7th, 2020, and is now a top priority for DC Entertainment as they look to soft reboot their shared universe alongside Supergirl.

Final Crimes of Grindelwald Trailer Now Online

Warner Bros. has shared the final trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, showing us more of Grindelwald’s (Johnny Depp) intentions, as well as plenty of new footage and action. The trailer even includes a shot of Nagini (Claudia Kim) in her human form, revealing her to be a Maledictus long before her turn as Voldemort’s final horcrux and trusted confidant.

The trailer is another in a long line of fantastic trailers for the film, and it should be quite the hit when it hits theaters on November 16th.