If the upcoming thriller Sugar Mountain were a cautionary tale, its moral would be “don’t ever try to recreate a James Franco movie in real life.” (Watch the film’s exclusive trailer above.)
Warner Bros. and DC may be struggling to secure positive reviews for their movies (notably recent release ‘Suicide Squad’), but it hasn’t deterred them from starting work on a ‘Man of Steel’ sequel. 2013 saw Henry Cavill don the red and blue suit for the first time but any news on a follow-up has been pretty quiet until now. Instead, the focus was on ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, which was a long and gruelling process alongside new Batman Ben Affleck.
Following on from the news that Seth Grahame-Smith has pulled out of directing ‘The Flash’, rumour has it that James Wan is expected to be the next DC drop-out. Birth.Movies.Death report that Wan is about to walk out on production of ‘Aquaman’, starring Jason Mamoa as the sea-dwelling hero. “According to multiple, reliable sources James Wan is feeling a tremendous amount of trepidation about ‘Aquaman’.
Since the hype of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ died down, the title on everyone’s lips has undoubtedly been ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. In order for DC to finally catch up to the already dominant Marvel, it was always going to be vital that Zack Snyder’s flick did its best to set-up upcoming universe expansion ‘The Justice League Part One’. Here’s everything ‘Justice League’-related we learned in the film and what it means for the future of the DC movies.
After dropping by at WonderCon this weekend, director James Wan had some interesting details to reveal about his upcoming ‘Aquaman’ movie, starring Jason Momoa. With ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ finally in cinemas, focus has shifted to the upcoming ‘Justice League’ and solo movies, especially Wan’s ‘Aquaman’, and he’s been eager to reveal his fresh approach to the often mocked character.
Just to help you out, from left to right, the picture includes Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Ben Affleck (Batman), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) Zack Snyder (Director), Henry Cavill (Superman), Ezra Miller (The Flash), Deborah Snyder (Producer), and Ray Fisher (Cyborg). Each of these actors appear in ’Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’, two in eponymous roles, Gal Gadot in supporting part, while the other three have cameos, and at the same time Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder are directed and produced it, respectively.
The first look at the new Aquaman has finally surfaced. Zack Snyder, the filmmaker in charge of the latest effort to put DC Comics characters on the big screen, tweeted on Thursday night a photo of Jason Momoa as the King of Atlantis and co-founder of the Justice League. Momoa’s superhero will appear alongside Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in Snyder’s upcoming Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice as well as a future Aquaman movie.