Henry Cavill Exiting DC Extended Universe

Coming at you with some DC Extended Universe news this morning. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop that Henry Cavill will no longer be the Man of Steel. Warners had been trying to enlist Cavill, who most recently co-starred in Mission: Impossible — Fallout, for a Superman cameo in Shazam!, which stars Zachary Levi and will bow April 5. But contract talks between Cavill’s WME reps and Warners broke down, and the door is now closing on other potential Superman appearances. That’s because the studio has shifted its focus to…

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First Look at Live-Action Aquaman’s Black Manta

Entertainment Weekly has revealed a first look at Black Manta in the upcoming live-action Aquaman film. While a full look of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in costume has not been shown, the photo reveals David Kane aka Black Manta working on his armor. For those who have not been following, the film’s main antagonist will be King Orm aka Ocean Master, who will be portrayed by Patrick Wilson. The film also stars Amber Heard who will return to portray her role as Princess Mera, Nicole Kidman as Queen Atlanna, and Dolph Lundgren who is portraying King Nereus.  James Wan, director of the Aquaman film had this to say about Black Manta. “He’s…

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Cathy Yan to Direct Harley Quinn Spinoff Film

Several new outlets have reported that Cathy Yan is set to direct the next DC spinoff film, which will focus on Harley Quinn.  The film will be based on the Birds of the Prey comic series and Margot Robbie will return to reprise the titular role. LuckyChap Entertainment and Kroll & Co Entertainment will be producing the film alongside Bryan Unkeless’ Clubhouse Pictures.  Seeing as the project is still early in development no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. Source: Variety, Deadline

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Ava DuVernay to Direct DC’s “New Gods”

It has recently been reported via various media outlets that Ava DuVernay is set to direct DC’s “New Gods,”  which is the latest project in the DC Extended Universe. It has also been revealed that Kario Salem is set to to be the head writer for the project. The film is based on the comic series with the same name by Jack Kirby that was released in 1971.  The New Gods have also appeared in other various comic storylines throughout the years. For those who are unaware, the New Gods are natives to two planets in the DC universe known as New…

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The Drop Episode 29: So Very Tired

This week’s The Drop sees a Fighter xaos that just wants to go to sleep. However, he still has to cover the geek news, darn it! That means this episode is bound to be a shorter one. Fighter xaos discusses the Xbox news of Inside Xbox, and their relationship with SEGA. Following that there’s the confirmation on directors hired to direct the DCEU movie, Flashpoint. Finally the show wraps up with xaos explain why people should watch HUGtto PreCure; this new installment is fairly decent! Follow Me Here: FIGHTER XAOS…

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Asher Angel to Portray Billy Batson in DC’s ‘Shazam

Variety has reported that Asher Angel will be portraying Billy Batson in DC’s Shazam. For those unaware, Billy Batson is the alter ego of Shazam. By calling out the word “Shazam!”, lightning strikes him changing him into the Earth’s Mightest Mortal. Asher Angel will be playing opposite Zachary Levi who will play Shazam himself It has also been revealed that Mark Strong is currently in talks to playing the role of the film’s antagonist, Dr. Sivana, and Grace Fulton will be portraying one of Billy Batson’s friends. The film is directed by David F. Sandberg with the screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke. The film is produced…

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The Drop Episode 13: Black Panther, Nintendo & More

On this week’s The Drop, Fighter xaos talks about the new Black Panther and BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle trailers. In addition, Fighter xaos looks at Nintendo’s changing attitude, and if it is for the better of the company. Along with that Fighter xaos, also discusses DC’s views on Zack Snyder’s work with their properties. Furthermore, there is a short blooper at the end! Follow Me Here: FIGHTER XAOS on Facebook & Instagram! Twitter: @ikariradio The Art of Xaos: Deviantart & Pixiv! Go Read My Web-comics: New Courage & Mixtape Also, both New Courage &…

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Ikaricast Classic: SDCC 2017

On the latest Ikaricast Classic, Fighter xaos is joined by Hero Club’s own, Wheelchair21, and good buddy, Quakeman224 to discuss some of the major points of San Diego Comic Con 2017. First we open on the DC television series and cinematic universe. That is then followed by Marvel, and the indie comic companies. Ironically enough, one of these stories occurred near Wheelchair21’s hometown in upstate New York. It is incredible just how many television, movies, and comics were announced! Also, we close the show on some toy and video game…

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SDCC 2017: Justice League Comic-Con Trailer

Coming out of the Warner Bros Panel during SDCC, we have a trailer for the upcoming Justice League film. Before we get to the trailer though, we’ve learned more about the DCEU movie slate. Confirmed Films Wonder Woman 2 Shazaam! Suicide Squad 2 The Flash: Flashpoint! Green Lantern Corps Justice League Dark The Batman  Batgirl Now I don’t know if that’s going to be the order as to how they come out. Once we learn more, we shall update this story. Anyway, enjoy the Justice League Comic-Con trailer   After that…

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SDCC 2017: Justice League Movie MAFEX Action Figures Revealed

A surprise to most, Medicom showed off their MAFEX Justice League figures. Superman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, The Flash and Aquaman all look incredible and should be released sometime in 2018. Also on display are figures from Batman V Superman as well as Suicide Squad which were previously announced. Let us know what you think of these new, highly articulated figures of the Justice League! Source: ToyArk

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