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‘Shazam!’ Star Zachary Levi to Host 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards

“Shazam!” star Zachary Levi will be suiting up next for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards in June. Levi will emcee the award show on June 17 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Nominees will be announced in the coming weeks. Fresh off DC Comics’ latest blockbuster, Levi is no stranger to […]
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DC Universe Adds Tons of Digital Comics This Week, But Not DC Comics Imprints Like Vertigo & More

This week, DC Universe is adding roughly 10,000 digital comics to the library that is available to customers who signed up for the subscription service. It’s part of their recently announced efforts to have nearly every DC Comics issue they’ve ever released available through the digital library. However, if you’re a fan of the DC Comics imprints like Vertigo, Milestone, and Black Label, then you might be disappointed to hear they won’t be in the DC Universe comics library. In a new FAQ posted...
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'Wonder Woman' director Patty Jenkins knows fighting for her own equal pay helps other women in Hollywood

Director Patty Jenkins is one of Business Insider's "100 people transforming business." She was the first woman to direct a $100-million movie with "Wonder Woman." Jenkins talked to Business Insider, while taking a break from editing "Wonder Woman 1984," about accepting the role of being a leading voice in getting Hollywood to tell more female-centric stories. Visit for more stories.   Though Patty Jenkins was behind one of the biggest hit movies of 2017 with “Wonder Woman...
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‘Shazam!’ Keeps Box-Office Lead as ‘Hellboy’ Flounders

“Little,” a comedy in the kid-adult switcheroo tradition of “Big” and “Freaky Friday,” came in second place.
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'Shazam!' superpowers itself to second consecutive box office victory

Shazam! Just say the word and you'll find yourself at the top of the box office. For the second week running, the DC Comics film takes first place at the box office, taking in an estimated $25 million across 4,306 theaters. The kid-friendly film easily outpaced the other new comic book adaptation to hit theaters this weekend Hellboy, which took in a dismal $12 million in third place. Shazam! brings its global total to $94 million, proving its staying power. The film follows streetwise 14-ye...
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Cool Stuff: Harry Potter Makes Christmas Magical with New Light and Sound Hallmark Ornaments

So far we’ve seen the new Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments inspired by Pixar Animation, Marvel and DC Comics, and the revered sci-fi franchises of Star Wars and Star Trek. Now Christmas is getting truly magical with a new series of Harry Potter Hallmark ornaments. Not only are there new ornaments joining the ongoing collection, but Hallmark is giving the Harry Potter franchise the same light and sound treatment that they gave to some of their Star Wars ornaments. See what we’re talking about below. ...
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Love, Simon TV Series Adaptation in the Works at Disney+

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Love, Simon TV series adaptation in the works at Disney+ Variety is reporting that Disney+ is eyeing Love, Simon for a TV series adaptation for the streaming subscription service. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]...
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From zero to hero: how the DC cinematic universe was saved

After a string of disappointments, the success of Aquaman and Shazam! have shown that Marvel’s messier competitor is now back in the gameWith the one-two punch of Shazam! and Aquaman exceeding critical and box office expectations, and a slew of eagerly anticipated films due out over the next couple of years, Warner Bros is on a roll with their DC properties. Audiences have finally begun to invest in their Extended Universe – or DCEU and given that, less than a year ago, the studio had looked set...
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Shazam's Greatest Message Is About Growing From Forgiveness

Billy Batson being an orphan is a central part of his heroic origin story, which factors into the inherent goodness that makes him worthy of becoming Shazam. Golden Age Captain Marvel comics established that even without a traditional nuclear family or the influence of adult role models in his life, Billy was ready to…Read more...
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‘Shazam!’ Proves the Power of Mid-Budget Superhero Movies

DC Comics welcomed another hit with “Shazam!” Warner Bros. and New Line’s latest comic-book adventure powered box office charts, debuting with $53 million in North America and $102 million overseas. For many films in superhero space, that start could spell trouble. But for “Shazam!,” its $98 million price tag makes it a win. The DC […]
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China Box Office: ‘P Storm’ Rains On ‘Shazam!’s’ Parade

“P Storm,” the fourth installment of a Hong Kong crime thriller franchise, beat Warner Bros.’ new DC Comics superhero flick “Shazam!” by nearly $10 million over their three-day opening weekend in China, indicating a continued preference of Chinese audiences for local films over U.S. fare. According to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway, “P Storm” took […]
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Shazam, China Box Office, Dumbo, Lou Ye, Andhadhun, P Storm, The Shadow Play

‘Shazam!’ Solidifies a Superhero Turnaround at Warner Bros.

As the No. 1 movie at the domestic box office, “Shazam!” collected nearly $54 million. “Pet Sematary” was second, while “Dumbo” dragged its trunk behind.
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‘Shazam!’ debuts with $53.5M, handing DC Comics another win

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven films in, the DC Extended Universe is finally flying with some wind behind its back. The well-reviewed, more modestly budgeted “Shazam!” debuted with $53.5 million over the weekend. “Shazam!” has collected an estimated $56.8 million in total, including about $3 million from early advance screenings. Made for about $100 million, […]
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'Shazam!' powers the box office with a $53.4 million opening to win the weekend

"Shazam!" won the weekend domestic box office with an estimated $53.4 million. The latest DC Comics release from Warner Bros. helped the box office rebound after Disney's "Dumbo" underperformed last weekend. "Shazam!" also performed well overseas, where it was the No. 1 US release in 60 markets, including China, where it took in $30.9 million. The movie has a global cume of over $158 million. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After Disney's underperformance last week with th...
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Superhero Bits: Tobey Maguire Praises Other Spider-Men, Mark Strong Almost Played an X-Men Villain & More

Want to check out some horror movie variant covers for the upcoming DCeased comic event at DC Comics? What does Tobey Maguire think of Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland as Spider-Man? Which Marvel character would Anthony & Joe Russo still like to tackle in the MCU? What did Robert De Niro have to say about the connection between Joker and Martin Scorsese?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. The voice cast of Justice League sat down with Rob Paulsen for an episode of Talkin’...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Disney, Dc Comics, Robert De Niro, Suicide Squad, Justice-League, Deadpool, Andrew Garfield, Avengers, X-men, Doctor Strange, Jared Leto, Tobey Maguire, Shazam, Martin Scorsese

Why it’s time to be optimistic about DC Comics movies

Warner Bros. Pictures superhero universe based on DC Comics heroes and villains had a rough start, but the success of the last few films have suggested that audiences have reason to be optimistic about the future of the DC Extended Universe. The post Why it’s time to be optimistic about DC Comics movies appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Opinion, Dc Comics, Trends, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Warner Bros Pictures, Movies & TV, DC Extended Universe

DC Comics superhero 'Shazam!' is a bolt of playful fun

Zachary Levi shines as the childlike title character.
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'Joker' director says online chatter about his twisted origin movie hasn't been accurate, and shares first trailer that evokes 'Taxi Driver'

The first teaser of "Joker" went online Wednesday and it has a twisted "Taxi Driver"-like feel. The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix as the legendary DC Comics villain and is directed by Todd Phillips ("The Hangover" movies). Phillips told the audience of theaters owners and press at CinemaCon on Tuesday night in Las Vegas, where the footage was first shown, that most of the stuff about the movie that's been written online is not accurate. "I guess that’s what happens when you set out to do an orig...
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We Just Got Our First Look at Footage of Joaquin Phoenix in DC's Joker

The trailer officially drops tomorrow, but CinemaCon 2019 audiences at the Warner Bros. presentation in Las Vegas just got a first look at footage from Todd Philips’ Joker. io9 is there, and here’s what we saw:Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Las Vegas, Warner Bros, Joaquin Phoenix, DC Entertainment, Joker, Cinemacon, Zazie Beetz, Todd Philips, Cinemacon 2019

Superhero Bits: Thanos Gets a Build-a-Bear, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Tickets Sales Are Huge & More

What can you expect from the second season of The Tick? Does the Avengers: Endgame poster with Groot hint at his possible survival somehow? Want to know about the history of the rivalry between Marvel Comics and DC Comics? Want to win a customized Shazam! Xbox One? Does the a Build-a-Bear plush of Thanos spoil a certain aspect of Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. LEGO Spider-Man heads off on a new adventure in this trailer for the animated project comi...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Dc Comics, Batman, Thor, Marvel Comics, Avengers, X-men, Hellboy, Hulk, Shazam, Josh Trank, Atom Tickets, Comic Book/Superhero, Superhero Bits, Captain-America

‘Birds of Prey’ Footage Reaction: Harley Quinn Leads a ‘Fantabulous’ Superhero Girl Gang [CinemaCon 2019]

Margot Robbie stole scenes in 2016’s Suicide Squad as the unpredictable Harley Quinn, who proved so popular — as both a character and a Halloween costume — that it was a no-brainer that she’d be receiving her own spin-off film. But she won’t be going off on adventures in Gotham on her lonesome. Warner Bros.’ female-centric Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) gives Harley a “girl gang” of her own, consisting of popular DC Comics characters Black Canary, Batgirl, ...
Tags: Movies, Dc Comics, Gotham, Harley Quinn, Huntress, Birds Of Prey, Las Vegas, Gotham City, Warner Bros, Rosie Perez, Margot Robbie, Ewan McGregor, Warner Brothers, Harley, Ben Pearson, Cinemacon

Gotham's True Joker Has Just Been Revealed and What the Fuck?

What. What? What.
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‘Child’s Play’ Brings in Mark Hamill as the New Voice of Chucky

With the new Child’s Play this summer (watch the teaser trailer), we get an all new Chucky. This time the doll is said to turn towards the sinister side thanks to advanced artificial intelligence inside a new doll for a contemporary audience. Since we’re getting a whole new Chucky, it only makes sense that the doll who turns into a murderous force of nature gets a new voice. Today Orion Pictures and MGM announced Star Wars saga legend and beloved voice actor Mark Hamill will bring the evil doll...
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DC Universe News: Entire DC Comics Collection Arrives in April, ‘Swamp Thing’ Debuts in May, ‘Star Girl’ First Look & More

WonderCon is happening over in Anaheim, California right now, and the DC Universe subscription service delivered some good news to fans with big announcements about the continued expansion of what’s available for $7.99 a month. Starting in April, DC Universe will make the entire DC Comics digital library available to subscribers. Until now, the selection has been disappointing, but this alone is worth the price of the subscription. And that’s not all. DC Universe also announced a release date f...
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DC Universe revealed the release date for 'Swamp Thing,' its next original series

DC Universe announced that its next original series, "Swamp Thing," will premiere on May 31. "Titans" season 2 and the animated "Harley Quinn" series will premiere this fall. DC Universe announced when its next original series will premiere on the streaming platform at Wondercon in California on Friday. "Swamp Thing" will debut on DC Universe May 31. The series is based on the DC Comics character of the same name created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson. DC Universe also revea...
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Jai Courtney says he will be back playing Captain Boomerang in the James Gunn 'Suicide Squad' movie

Jai Courtney told Business Insider on Friday he will be returning for the "Suicide Squad" sequel directed by James Gunn. Courtney played the DC Comics supervillain Captain Boomerang in the 2016 David Ayer-directed movie. Will Smith is not returning for Gunn's "The Suicide Squad" movie, and according to reports the movie will be focusing mostly on DC characters who were not in the first movie. But Courtney is excited to return: "It will be different, for sure, but it's going to be great," he to...
Tags: Dc Comics, Trends, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Business Insider, Boomerang, David Ayer, Jai Courtney, Hollywood Reporter, Courtney

Batman Is Turning 80. Fighting Crime Must Pay.

The hero’s journey to this milestone is filled with many memorable moments, from his debut, to Robin’s and Batgirl’s and more.
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After Disney Acquisition of Fox, James McAvoy Is Up For The Jump To DC

After Disney acquisition of Fox, James McAvoy is up for the jump to DC For eight years now James McAvoy has enjoyed a steady career with the lead role in the prequel storyline of the hit comic book film franchise X-Men, but as time has gone on and the franchise’s future is being called into question, the Scottish actor is already setting his sights on a new path: The Distinguished Competition. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB...
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DC Comics just hired this disabled trans actor to play a disabled bi superhero

This is a huge deal since TV producers rarely ever hire people with disabilities for disabled roles.
Tags: Entertainment, Dc Comics, Lifestyle, Deaf, Disabilities, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Transgender Actors, Bisexual Superheroes