Tag Archives: Joker

“Suicide Squad” is shaping up to be one of the most interesting upcoming superhero movies

At the very tail end of the weekend, filmmaker David Ayer unveiled his first look at most of the costumed cast of Suicide Squad, his DC superhero/anti-hero/villain movie that’s scheduled to follow Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice next year. This comes on the heels of Ayer also officially showing[...]

“The Dark Knight Rises” prologue preview screens in L.A.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Christopher Nolan let Batman geeks open their Christmas gifts early this year, revealing the “Dark Knight Rises Prologue” that will be attached to “Mission: Impossible” next week to journalists and studio guests in Los Angeles Thursday night. Specific details are forbidden – and really, you’ll want to[...]

“The Dark Knight Rises” prologue will be attached to IMAX “Mission: Impossible”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Months before Christopher Nolan released “The Dark Knight,” he gave fans a sneak peek of the sequels opening minutes, which consisted of Heath Ledger’s Joker knocking over a Gotham bank (and systematically eliminating the members of Joker’s crew one clown at a time). Not one to mess[...]

Batman “Arkham City” reveals Mr. Freeze trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How many villains will the anticipated Batman video game “Arkham City” actually have? With each new marketing piece released ahead of the October release date, we hear more and more about bad guys the Dark Knight faces off against. We’ve heard plenty about Catwoman’s involvement in the[...]

Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises

HollywoodNews.com: Back in my day, we had to wait for the first trailer to see what the new Bat-villains actually looked like! There are other unofficial photos out there that basically show the same image from a sideways angle (with Hathaway’s stunt woman), but I think I’ll still with[...]

The Dark Knight Rises gets a sloppy, lazy teaser

HollywoodNews.com: I admit, I did watch the bootleg version of this over the weekend, but I didn’t want to comment too much until I had seen the official version. Well, I’ve seen the official version. It still looks like a half-assed fan-edit preview. The two telltale signs[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt linked to Riddler role (again!) in “Batman 3” rumor

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Unleash the hounds! Or, in this case, the “Batman 3” rumors. We mentioned yesterday that with the release of “Inception,” director Christopher Nolan was free to move on to his next anticipated project, the third installment in his rejuvenated Batman franchise. And a while back, we speculated that[...]

Christopher Nolan not signed onto ‘Batman 3’ yet

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: As we await the Friday opening of Christopher Nolan’s “Inception,” here’s some news: Nolan has no actual directing contract for “Batman 3.” You’d have thought after “The Dark Knight” that Warner Brothers would have sewn all that legal stuff up. Indeed, Nolan’s brother Jonathan and David Goyer are[...]

Not Necessarily the News

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Another new occasional feature, one dealing with random speculation that inexplicably gets turned into real news due to various bloggers who are desperate for hits and/or scoops. All of the items below are either complete speculation or painfully obvious developments that are being branded about as BREAKING[...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt might play The Riddler in Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Could Joseph Gordon-Levitt be playing The Riddler in Christopher Nolan’s planned, third “Batman” sequel? Honest to goodness, this thought crossed my mind a few days ago after the director told Empire Magazine that he would not recast the Joker, replacing the late Heath Ledger in his Oscar-winning role. As[...]