What The DCU Does Not Need

What the newly minted DCU (what I assume means ‘DC Universe’ as opposed to formerly the DCEU – the DC Cinematic Universe) does not need is drama, but that’s what’s happening. The trades recently reported that Patty Jenkins sank Wonder Woman 3 due to an unwillingness to change her screenplay, based on studio notes. Today […]

It’s About Time

Apparently Scarlett Johansson is suing The Walt Disney Company over the two-pronged release of Black Widow on Disney+ and in theaters. It’s about time someone took a stand on this issue because I don’t think it’s in dispute that making titles available via streaming at the same time they’re released in theaters, it’s the theaters […]

Thor 2 Helmer Found

According to Deadline, Alan Taylor, of HBO’s “A Games of Thrones,” will be helming Marvel’s “Thor 2” after Patty Jenkins left the project for “creative reasons.” “Creative reasons” is in quotes because whatever was the real reason that Jenkins left the project, I am not sure that creativity had anything to do with it.

Patty Jenkins Has Left Thor 2!

According to Deadline, Patty Jenkins has left as director of the sequel to 2011’s “Thor.”  This is remarkable because she just got the assignment a month or two ago. Marvel Studios can be notoriously difficult to work with, and more than a little bit tight with the purse strings, though I don’t want to assume […]

Patty Jenkins Chosen To Direct Thor 2!

Earlier today, Patty Jenkins was confirmed as the director of Thor 2, which is really interesting because, no matter if you prefer DC Comics’ characters, like Superman or Batman, you’ve got to give Marvel credit for making bold choices, particularly when it comes to directors. Which doesn’t change that the reason for their choice is […]