Warner Brothers is taking on Marvel in a back way at the movies. The studio has moved the Superman/Batman movie to the 2016 weekend already set for an unnamed Marvel movie, May 6, 2016. That weekend has been staked out by Marvel since 2006, making this DC vs. Marvel – and not in a Superman vs. Spider-Man kind of way, but in a Superman vs. Zod/Spider-Man vs. Dr. Octopus kind of way. Let the blood flow and the superfan’s dollars be spent!
In the now vacated July 17, 2015 slot, Warners will be releasing Pan, the Joe Wright directed take on Peter Pan that tells the story of how Peter became Peter Pan and Captain Hook became Captain Hook. Check out the press release, after the jump, for more.
Man of Steel is to movie adaptations of DC Comics characters what Iron Man and Iron Man 3 are to movie adaptations of Marvel’s superheroes. It cuts through the multiple iterations of Superman origin stories from 75 years of the character, takes the best bits, filters them through the filters of story writers Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer and then zaps them with the energy and vision of director Zack Snyder. It is best Superman movie since Superman II – and easily on a par with that film.
Warner Brothers has released a thirteen-minute behind-the-scenes featurette for Man of Steel. Driector Zack Snyder, writer David S. Goiyer and Henry Cavill, among others, talk about the direction the film takes; the unique way it’s shot and much more. For a more in-depth look at Man of Steel than anything we’ve seen so far, follow the jump.
If you’re looking for a movie where scantily clad babes fight, shoot and blow stuff up real good, then you’ll probably love Sucker Punch. If you’re looking for story, characters, or meaning, you’ll find it pretty thin.
From Ben Hibon – who gave us the cool animated sequence in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 – comes the story behind the steampunk soldiers faced by the girls in Sucker Punch. If the movie is this good, it will kill!
For those who aren’t keeping up to date with the latest Superman movie directed by Zack Snyder, let me fill you in. Two days ago director Zack Synder had spoken with SFX and he had explained what had got him interested in directing the upcoming Suoerman movie currently titled Superman-The Man Of Steel:
“My feeling about Superman is that I’ve been a fan of the character for a long time. But the question for me was always what can you do with Superman in a modern world? And I think the amazing thing that Chris and David have created, that I’m workin on now, and the reason why I was like ‘Yeah I’ll do that,’ was that they found that in him. They found the why in him. That’s the exciting part for me.”
Zack Snyder continues to be secretive about Superman: The Man Of Steel but he had this comment to say:
“I can’t really talk about that without being kind of specific. But I can say I think Superman needs to be physical”.
So far, we don’t have much on the new Superman film but what we do know is that Henry Cavill is the man of steel, the film won’t have general Zod but will have Ursa, and Hans Zimmer is not scoring the film. Keep checking back for more updates on Superman: The Man of Steel