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Justice League To Be Lighter Take On Murderous Heroes, Says Producer

DC movie mogul Charles Roven, who worked on the Dark Knight Trilogy, Man Of Steel, Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad, and who will be the producer of both Wonder Woman and Justice League, gave an in depth (read: boring – except for the Richard Pryor story) interview to the Hollywood Reporter […]

Joe Carnahan Taking On Uncharted As Writer

Variety reports that The Grey director Joe Carnahan will try his hand at adapting Uncharted from its video game origins to feature film; writing the next draft. The Sony adaption of Naughty Dog‘s popular PlayStation game series centers on treasure hunter Nathan Drake, who gets into one crazy situation after another while trailing forbidden loot and unearth […]

DC Films Continues To Evolve With Reported Change In Producer Charles Roven’s Role

DC Films continues its evolution as word comes that veteran producer Charles Roven‘s role in the division will change. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Roven will “segue to a different role going forward” and move away from day-to-day productions of the films, which include the upcoming Aquaman, Flash and rumored Suicide Squad spinoffs. Roven has […]

Batman V Superman Ignited The DC Film Universe According To Zack Snyder

While it would seem Warner Bros. had some vague plans to create a cinematic universe of its own prior to Man of Steel — Green Lantern certainly would have paved the way had it been more successful — director Zack Snyder said his choice to go forward with the idea did not crystallize until his […]

Green Lantern May Not Appear Until Justice League Part 2 Or Later

While Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will lay the foundation of the DC Films universe, with appearances by Cyborg and The Flash slated for the picture ahead of their Justice League debuts. But rumors of a Green Lantern appearance may be nothing but wishful thinking as Warner Bros. president of creative development and worldwide […]

All DC Entertainment Films To Aim For PG-13 Rating

It probably comes as little surprise, but Warner Bros‘ upcoming slate of films based on DC Comics characters and properties will aim for PG-13 ratings. The rating offers the broadest audience reach and is certainly the level most DC titles are pitched at. Producer Charles Roven told Collider, “I would say those are all intended […]

Charles Roven Says Aquaman Development Is In Early Days

While talking with Collider about a variety of subjects, producer Charles Roven offered a brief update on Aquaman. The film is due in 2018 and set to star Jason Momoa as the King of the Seas. Director James Wan is attached to helm, but Roven said the filmmaker is still working on The Conjuring 2: The […]

Charles Roven Talks ‘Mr. J’; Suicide Squad’s PG-13 Rating

During his talk with Collider, producer Charles Roven discussed Suicide Squad and the stories about actor Jared Leto‘s method approach to the Joker. “It was different, it was fun. The group first wasn’t sure because the [assistant directors] had to call him ‘Mr. J’ to get him to come to the set,” he said. The […]

Producer Charles Roven Confirms The Flash Of Two (Separate) Worlds

In Collider‘s continuing series from its interview with producer Charles Roven, the Dark Knight and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice producer confirmed the feature film Flash, to be played by Ezra Miller, will be distinct from his TV counterpart. “[Grant Gustin is] terrific in doing [what he’s doing]. I think that whether it’s The Flash or […]

Producer Charles Roven on Warner Bros. DC Brain Trust And Director Input

In an interview with Collider, producer Charles Roven — a producer on all of the Christopher Nolan Batman films and the upcoming slate of DC Comics-inspired films — revealed a brain trust helps chart the course of the films. Roven said the group consists of John Berg, an executive vice president at Warner Bros., Zack […]

Suicide Squad To Include Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy And More

Variety is reporting that the cast for Warner Bros / DC Entertainment film Suicide Squad has been set. Jared Leto will play the Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress. The film will be directed by David Ayer, produced […]

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Reboot Writer And Producer Open Up

Poor Whit Anderson. As the writer of the new, rebooted Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie she’s going to draw an awful lot of angry fire and I can’t really imagine what kind of screenplay she’d have to whip up to even crawl away, let alone walk unscathed, from the inevitable, barbed comparisons to Joss Whedon. […]