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Joss Whedon Takes Over Directing Duties on Justice League Under the Most Heartbreaking Circumstances

I've absolutely wanted Joss Whedon to direct a DC film, but I would never have wanted it to happen like this. Whedon is taking over directing duties on Justice League, which is currently in post-production, from Zack Snyder. The reason? Snyder and his wife, producer Deborah Snyder, lost their 20-year-old daughter a couple of months ago to suicide, so Snyder has decided to step away from the film.

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Justice League Will Be Nearly 3 Hours Long, Because Zack Snyder Never Learns His Damn Lesson

According to reports coming out of CinemaCon, DC's Justice League will have a 2 hour and 50 minute runtime—which means, with ads and trailers, you're going to be parked in that seat for over 3 hours. Zack Snyder, why do you not look to your past mistakes? Why?

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Zack Snyder on Justice League: Superman Has a Big Role. Meaning… Figuratively? Literally? Both?

Zack Snyder just did an interview about Justice League, and some quotes from that interview have already leaked--specifically, quotes about Superman's status. Spoilers for Batman v Superman to follow!

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Things We Saw Today: Try Not to Tear Up at Michael Giacchino’s Rogue One Score

Michael Giacchino might've only had four and a half weeks to write the score for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but judging from this highlight he didn't waste a single moment.

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Zack Snyder Drops a Bunch of Behind-the-Scenes Justice League Footage That Looks Like a Lot of Fun

This is the Justice League movie I want to see.

Zack Snyder's Justice League movie wrapped filming today in the UK, and not only are the actors getting a bit of a break, but he's got a treat for the rest of us, too. Snyder tweeted out a video with a lot of behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming superhero team-up movie, and the cast certainly seems to be having a good time—let's hope that translates to the screen.

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Zack Snyder Reveals First Glimpse of J.K. Simmons as Gordon in Justice League

And it's a classic image from Batman canon.

It's a classic image from Batman canon that many fans are familiar with from both the comics as well as live-action and animated adaptations.

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Zack Snyder Shows off New “Tactical Batsuit” From Justice League Set; We Speculate Wildly

While arguments over the direction of the DC movie universe rage online, Justice League's November 2017 release is still hurtling towards us, and it looks like things are winding down on set. This time around, Batman's got a new suit to go with his mecha-Batman outfit from Batman v Superman, and it's got a strange look to it that I can't quite put my finger on.

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Jason Momoa Swaps Aquaman Trident for a Guitar in Set Photo

Jason Momoa seems to be taking James Wan's advice of "let's not forget to have fun with it" on the set of Justice League in this tweet from Zack Synder.

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Things We Saw Today: Tituss Burgess Serenades Us All With “Kiss The Girl”

Tituss Burgess and John Stamos appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden and, first off, they each answered a very important question about where they would and wouldn't travel if they had the ability to fly. Then, John Stamos convinced Tituss Burgess to show off his incredible singing chops.

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Jeremy Irons to Return as Alfred for Justice League

Jeremy Irons' Alfred was one of the few characters who managed to come out of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice without looking too ridiculous, and now we'll get a chance to see if Irons' luck holds up.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Had a Notably Terrible Second-Weekend Drop


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's ticket sales dropped by 68.4% this weekend, the fifth biggest second-weekend drop of any movie that's ever opened above $100 million. That's a worse second-weekend decrease even than Josh Trank's infamous Fantastic Four, which dropped by 68.2%, and about equal with Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch.

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Batman v Superman and the Ridiculous Nature of the ‘Damsel in Distress’

Let me count the ways that Batman v Superman annoyed me ... do we have that kind of time?

We all have to be thoroughly sick and tired of the damsel in distress trope by now right?

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Fans Create Petition to Ban Zack Snyder From Justice League and the DC Movie-Verse

More than a few fans are apparently really not happy with how Zack Snyder handled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Every Easter Egg You Might Have Missed in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Plus, a Message from Gal Gadot!)

A lot of the Easter Eggs in Dawn of Justice were pretty hard to miss, but, as this Mr. Sunday Movies video proves, DoJ actually had a few moments of subtlety amidst all the sturm und drangfor instance, I did not catch the Star Wars reference at the end of the film. The more you know!

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Jimmy Olsen Had a Surprising Cameo in Batman V Superman

And honestly, I'm still seeing red over it.

So, while rumors were originally swirling around that Jimmy Olsen would actually be genderswapped for the first Snyder Superman movie, Man of Steel (which later turned out to be debunked), then there were rumors that Olsen would actually be played by actor Scoot McNairy. Turns out that's actually not true either. So, does Jimmy Olsen pop up in BvS--and if so, where? **SPOILERS for Batman V Superman within.**

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Things We Saw Today: Sir Paul McCartney Joins the Cast of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Oh, Paul...Paul.

Paul McCartney has joined the cast of the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, which is set to arrive summer 2017.

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Zack Snyder Talks Collateral Damage, Batman’s Violence, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Slight spoilers to follow for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (although, if you kept up with press prior to the release, I doubt any of this will come as a surprise).

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Fandango Survey Shows Wonder Woman is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s Biggest Draw

Well, we could have told you that.

According to a recent Fandango survey, Wonder Woman is the "primary draw" of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Zack Snyder Explains Why Grant Gustin Won’t Be Our Justice League Movie Flash

Is it because we can't have nice things?

By now, you've probably heard that the Flash in the DC movie universe won't be the one currently played be Grant Gustin on TV. Instead, Ezra Miller will take up the role. You might assume that's because Man of Steel clearly didn't take place on the same planet—or universe—as CW's The Flash and Arrow shows, but you'd be partially wrong: it's also about the grimdark.

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Things We Saw Today: Harry Potter Trailer Recut To The Force Awakens

I for one am surprised at how well this works--though maybe not too surprised, considering that master composer of music John Williams has written scores for both Harry Potter and Star Wars. So watching this trailer for Order of the Phoenix recut into The Force Awakens doesn't really feel all that out-of-place--but it does awaken a lot of my later HP feels, and I'm not so sure I have the strength to deal with those today.

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