Tag Archives: Bruce Wayne

Ben Affleck is the perfect choice to direct a new “Batman” film

Late last week, word came around during San Diego Comic-Con that finally confirmed something that I’d basically been assuming for a year or so. Ben Affleck would be getting his own Batman film, but he’s also going to be co-writing and directing that stand alone project. I’ve long been a[...]

Why some comic adaptations failed: Iron Man 2, Punisher: War Zone, Superman Returns, Hulk

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Tom Hiddleston wrote an eloquent essay yesterday for The Guardian basically praising and defending the sub-genre known as the superhero picture. Plenty of disdain for the genre comes from the very notion that it’s big-budget entertainment based on literature that was technically intended for children that gobbles[...]

“The Dark Knight Rises” trailer is here!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Batman fans flocked to the theater this weekend to see the first official footage from the anticipated “The Dark Knight Rises,” which played before Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible” sequel in select IMAX formats. A trailer for “Rises” accompanied the prologue, and bootlegged copies made their way around the[...]

Will Anne Hathaway be able to measure up as Catwoman?

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Catwoman is slated to surface in Christopher Nolan’s next Batman movie and she will be played by the “it girl” of the moment Anne Hathaway! How big a star is Anne right now? HUGE! Not only is she co-hosting the Oscars next month with James Franco, but she[...]

‘Batman 3’ casting begins for lead femme

HollywoodNews.com: And in more “Batman 3” news: Christopher Nolan is apparently meeting with lead actresses. The question remains: For which role? Rumor is that it’s for Catwoman, a role made famous by Michelle Pfeiffer in 1992’s “Batman Returns.” “Some of the beauties coming in to chat with Christopher would suggest[...]

It’s Time to Forgive Some Infamous Movie scenes

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: As one of the two highest-of-high holy days in the Jewish religion, Yom Kippur basically involves asking forgiveness for the past transgressions against God over the previous year. But arguably as important is Erev Yom Kippur, which is the day before the high holy day, which involves[...]

Batman Beyond: The Complete Series coming to DVD this fall

HollywoodNews.com: Warner Bros. Animation’s breakthrough series Batman Beyond comes to DVD for the first time in its entirety. Featuring DC Comics’ iconic hero, Batman, Batman Beyond: The Complete Series presents nearly 20 hours of animated action spread over 52 episodes, as well as all-new bonus featurettes and a 24-page, 8”x[...]

Casting still remains open for ‘Batman 3’

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Everyone’s talking about “Batman 3,” the last part of Christopher Nolan’s trilogy. He started with “Batman Begins,” and then followed up with “The Dark Knight.” So far the IMDb is reporting four actors who have roles: Christian Bale as Batman/Bruce Wayne; Gary Oldman as Police Commissioner Jim Gordon;[...]

Warner claims Batman domains, perhaps to promote “Dark Knight” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is it possible Warner Bros. has taken the first steps to establish a viral campaign for Christoper Nolan’s third “Batman” film? Fans will remember the elaborate online games the studio’s marketing department concocted, which had Bat-enthusiasts heading into the streets to take photographs of specific locations, unlocking puzzle[...]

Seth Rogen unveils first “Green Hornet” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m not familiar with “The Green Hornet” story. The trailer for the upcoming “Green Hornet” movie, which was released online late last night, makes me feel like I’ve heard it all before. Seth Rogen plays Britt Reid, the spoiled, party animal son of media mogul Jack Reid (Tom[...]
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