The Witcher – Teaser Trailer

I have never read The Witcher novels by Andrzej Sapkowski though they’ve built quite the following. They’ve also been spun off into video games, which appear to be equally as popular as the novels, if not more so. Now the character is being ported to television, with a series starring Henry Cavill, fresh off of […]

Sun Sets on Cavill’s Superman?

Apparently, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Henry Cavill is out as Superman. There are quite a few reasons stated (scheduling issues, problems negotiating a cameo in Warner Bros upcoming Shazam!, delays in ramping up a sequel to 2013’s Man of Steel, etc) and while–if this is true because it bears repeating that this is not […]

Warner Bros. Is Preparing A Superman & Batman Feature

Warner Bros. has revealed that they are going ahead with a Superman & Batman feature, though my question is:  How could anybody be surprised by this?  At this point DC has only two “viable” characters – as in, almost guaranteed to make a profit – and that’s Superman (as “Man of Steel” has shown”) and […]

The Gym Where Supermen Are Made

The New York Times has an interesting story about Gym Jones (Yes, the name does come from Jim Jones, the cult leader that lead 900 people to their deaths in 1978), where Henry Cavill is training for his role in Zach Snyder’s upcoming reboot of the Superman franchise. It’s also where Gerard Butler trained for […]

Zach Snyder’s ‘Superman’

I must admit that when I heard that Zach Snyder had cast Henry Cavill as Superman in the upcoming reboot, I didn’t think much of the decision.  First, Zach Snyder was directing, which is an issue depending upon what you think about what he has done so far.  I think that he’s competent, but not […]