Tag Archives: Dick Grayson

Batman: The Animated Series theme is a treasure to behold

HollywoodNews.com: Purely for fun, and purely because I was in the mood, I’ve compiled every relevant Batman musical theme since the 1960s. One live-action TV show, three film themes, and four animated series themes. A few things of note. First of all, that audio clip of Shirley Walker walking[...]

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[...]

LEGO Batman 2 game hints at possible Justice League movie?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We don’t do a lot of video game news here on the site, but this bit of information has us pretty excited about a playable game (and the impact it might have on future movies). The LEGO franchise has transitioned beautifully into the video game format, delivering winning[...]

‘Inception 2’ being dreamed up?

HollywoodNews.com: Supposedly Warner Bros wants a sequel to Christopher Nolan’s summer tentpole “Inception” which has made $815 million at the global box office. Word comes via the media outlet What’s Playing. “Doesn’t make a lick of sense creatively,” says a studio source. “But financially? Well, it made a lot of money[...]

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;[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio could’ve been a superhero

HollywoodNews.com: A number of big-time movies could have been a bit different if Leonardo DiCaprio had been cast as the lead. ComicBookMovie.com reports that DiCaprio met with Joel Schumacher to talk about playing Robin in Batman. However, he didn’t “think [he] was ready for anything like that.” Schumacher wasn’t the only[...]