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DC’s Got the Right Idea in Deviating From the “Shared Universe” Formula, but Will It Work?

Everything is going according to plan!

Cinematic universes are all the rage right now, despite that Marvel is the only company to have really made one work up to their level of scale and success—and even that has its flaws. Meanwhile, the DC Extended Universe, despite being adapted from its own interconnected comic book universe, has struggled a bit to find the same footing, despite some fairly successful franchise entries. Now, it seems like they're thinking that deviating from the Marvel norm might be the way to go.

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A Cut of Justice League Was Secretly Screened for Fans

According to reports, Warner Bros./DC held a special early screening of Justice League for a lucky few. However, approach any eyewitness reactions you see on social media with a skeptically raised Spock eyebrow.

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Wonder Woman Is Now the Fifth Highest Grossing Superhero Movie in America, EVER

OF ALL TIME.

Merciful Minerva! Our lady Diana can't be stopped: with a domestic box office now over $409 million, Wonder Woman's haul is has left every other superhero movie biting her dust save four.

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Director Patty Jenkins Dropped the Mic on James Cameron’s Wonder Woman Criticism

The internet had plenty of words for James Cameron's assertion that Wonder Woman was a "step backwards" in terms of representing women in movies, which was printed in a Guardian article yesterday. One of the main things he seems to have overlooked in talking about "male Hollywood doing the same old thing" is that the movie was made by a woman, and she has now added some thoughts of her own to the mix.

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Warner Bros. Committed to Reviving Suicide Squad’s Biggest Mistake With Harley/Joker Movie

Prepare for more "method acting."

There has been a lot of talk about how Suicide Squad left much of its Joker/Harley Quinn material out of both the original theatrical cut and even the eventual extended version, but it seems like Warner Bros. is still determined to build a movie around that relationship. Yes, in addition to the Joker origin movie that left us at least equally bewildered. No, we don't understand why this is happening, either.

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I Don’t Know Anymore, Man: DC and Warner Bros. Working on “Gritty, 80s Crime Drama” Joker Origin Movie

Did you ask for this? I didn't ask for this.

DC and Warner Bros. just announced that they're looking to develop a movie based on the Joker, diving into the villain's origins and backstory.

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Katee Sackhoff Joins The Flash For the Next Big ‘Flarrowgirlverse of Tomorrow’ Crossover

Yeah, I said it. The CW DC shows are now the 'Flarrowgirlverse of Tomorrow.'* Because why should Arrow get all the glory?

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Patty Jenkins Reportedly Closing on “Historic” Deal to Direct Wonder Woman Sequel

Damn right.

Wonder Woman was, by all accounts, a massive hit, which has had us closely following whether or not its director, Patty Jenkins, would return for the sequel that Warner Bros. is suddenly very eager to get off the ground. As you'd expect, that level of success gives Jenkins a powerful negotiation tool, and she's now reportedly close to closing a deal to bring us the next installment in the franchise.

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Karen Gillan Wants to Play the Joker in the DCEU, and I Am Here For That

After killing it as Nebula in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, Karen Gillan is looking to play in the DC sandbox...but only if she gets to play its biggest villain.

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We Really Need to Talk About Wonder Woman 2 Being Set During the Cold War

Ever since details about Wonder Woman 2 started to leak out, I haven't been able to think about much else, and I keep wondering what this new era will mean for Diana and Co. Talk to me.

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Wonder Woman Is Now the Highest-Grossing DCEU Movie in the U.S.

DC's current movie universe, the DCEU, has done fairly well at the box office despite a run of tepid to outright bad reviews for Man of SteelBatman v Superman, and Suicide Squad, but Wonder Woman continues to be a bright spot. In terms of domestic totals, Diana's big-screen debut now leads the pack with over $346,644,000.

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Wonder Woman Set to Outpace BvS Domestically! So, What Gives With the Global Market?

BOYS, BYE. Wonder Woman is gearing up to lead the DCEU. Because, of course she is.

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DC Has No Idea What We Love About Wonder Woman, Introduces New Comic Arc About Diana’s Brother

No one wants this.

Oh, good. Because the audiences so enamored by Wonder Woman–the ones talking and tweeting about the character nonstop, buying up merch, and seeing the new movie in record-breaking numbers–they've all been saying the same thing, right? We can all agree on the one thing missing from her story: a central male superhero figure. Isn't that what we've been asking for? (Spoiler: It's not.)

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But Is She Directing Tho? Patty Jenkins Teaming Up With DC’s Geoff Johns on Wonder Woman 2 Treatment

First of all, water is wet. Secondly, after the success of Wonder Woman, a sequel is already in the works.

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Now You Can Watch Adam West’s Guest Performance from an Unaired Episode of Powerless

DC Entertainment has posted the unaired episode of Powerless on which Adam West, who passed away at the age of 88 earlier this month, had a cameo.

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Wonder Woman’s Box Office Staying Power Beats Tons of Other Superhero Movies in Week Two

And movies in general.

Wonder Woman's box office staying power has now outdone every other modern superhero movie in its second weekend, in case you needed more reasons to live it than "it's an excellent movie." From its hit opening weekend box office totals through weekend number two, finally bringing the DC hero to the big screen resulted in an unusually small drop in ticket sales.

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Google’s Got a Fun Wonder Woman Game to Teach Kids to Code

There are many ways in which superheroes can inspire kids, but what about going beyond moral lessons and teaching specific practical skills? Google's Made with Code is doing just that, and they're using the Wonder Woman movie to do it.

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Wonder Woman’s Official Review Scores Every Bit as Exciting as Early Reactions

Last week, the first round of reactions to Wonder Woman began to trickle in, and they were highly encouraging. Reviews were still under embargo, however, but now that the embargo has lifted, we've gotten a brand new, exciting round of declarations about the movie's quality, from "it's good" to "it's the best DCEU movie so far," and we couldn't be happier about it.

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Patty Jenkins Has Been Dying to Show Wonder Woman and Disprove “Discombobulated Mess” Rumors

Patty Jenkins talked to Collider about early rumors from an anonymous letter that called the Wonder Woman "a discombobulated mess."

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Things We Saw Today: Alamo Drafthouse NYC to Upset Even More Fragile Men With All-Women Screening of Wonder Woman

Gird your loins, "special snowflakes," because there's another women only screening of Wonder Woman headed your way.

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