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April 17, 2015: "Batman v Superman" Trailer Leaks OnlinePrint

Superman Variety reports that the trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice", which is scheduled to premiere at IMAX theatres on Monday, has already leaked online.

    Shot on a handheld camera or phone, the leaked trailer featured Portuguese subtitles and may have been taken at a Brazilian movie theater.

The image shown here, which was posted at Variety.com, is from the trailer, and shows Superman apparently being adored by fans/worshippers.

Warner Bros. has acted quickly and removed the video from YouTube, but once something is posted on the Internet it's almost impossible to completely remove. While you can quite likely find the leaked trailer online at other fan sites, we will not be posting the leaked video on this website, preferring instead to wait for the officially released version.

The "Batman v Superman" trailer premiere event will take place at select IMAX theatres across the U.S. on Monday, April 20. If the free tickets are still available, you can request them from the official movie website.


April 16, 2015: "Lucy and Superman" Episode to Be ColorizedPrint

Lucy and Superman

CBS will broadcast a colorized version of the "I Love Lucy" episode "Lucy and Superman" on May 17 at 8.30pm.

    The one-hour special of the classic sitcom, which starred Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as Lucy and Rick Ricardo, features episodes "L.A. at Last!" and "Lucy and Superman."

    "Lucy and Superman" follows the trials of scheduling kids' birthday parties. It first aired in 1957 and features George Reeves, star of TV show "Adventures of Superman." William Holden guest stars in "L.A. at Last!" which has Lucy and Ricky finally landing in Los Angeles because Ricky is appearing in a new motion picture. The special will also show additional material that has not been broadcast since the episode first aired in 1955.

Source: Variety.com


April 16, 2015: Russell Crowe on Wanting to Return to Play Jor-ElPrint

Russell Crowe as Jor-El In an interview with MTV to promote his film "The Water Diviner" (which is also his directorial debut), Russell Crowe talks briefly about his thoughts on returning to play Jor-El at some point in the future.

    "What sparked my interest once I saw how Zack [Snyder] was creating Krypton. I'd like to see what made Jor-El, Jor-El." Crowe said. "What made him and Zod, who are folklorically friends, what split them apart."

    A Jor-El origin story set in Krypton? Sign. Us. Up. The decision not to bring Jor-El into the storyline for "Batman v Superman" makes sense, as his A.I. consciousness was destroyed by General Zod in "Man Of Steel" - and the film will undoubtedly spend a lot of time setting up the tension between Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent... But we wouldn't mind seeing Jor-El return in flashbacks, or as Crowe suggested, his own prequel film.

Source: MTV.com


April 16, 2015: Press Release - "Justice League: Gods & Monsters" Animated MoviePrint

Justice League: Gods and Monsters ANIMATION VISIONARY BRUCE TIMM PUTS NEW SPIN ON FAVORITE DC HEROES AS WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS & MONSTERS ON BLU-RAYTM DELUXE EDITION, BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, DVD AND DIGITAL HD - JULY 28, 2015

All-New DC Universe Original Movie features distinctly different Superman, Batman & Wonder Woman.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation and DC Entertainment present an all-new animated feature film from the innovative vision of renowned producer and animator Bruce Timm, Justice League: Gods & Monsters, on July 28, 2015. The DC Universe Original Movie, which will include never-before-seen bonus content, will be available on Blu-Ray Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD.

Witness a divergent reality where the Justice League protects the planet - but answers to no one but themselves. Employing methods of intimidation and fear, this Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman deal brute force in the name of justice. From the creative genius of executive producer Bruce Timm and co-producer Alan Burnett comes an original story where the world's greatest triumvirate of super heroes has distinctly different origins. Superman was not raised by the Kents in Smallville, the Caped Crusader is not Bruce Wayne, and Wonder Woman is not an Amazon warrior of Themyscira. They are as likely the world's saviors as Earth's despotic rulers. When a group of famed scientists experience untimely "accidents," a government task force follows the trail of clues to the Justice League - but is there a more powerful player operating from the shadows? It's a high stakes game of intrigue, mystery and action that asks the question: How do you serve justice to those above the law?

With a twist on your favorite Justice League characters, this film is full of thrilling new adventures and jam-packed with a celebrity voice cast which includes Michael C. Hall (Dexter) as Batman, Benjamin Bratt (Law & Order, 24) as Superman, Tamara Taylor (Bones) as Wonder Woman, Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds) as Lois Lane, Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter films, Dig) as Lex Luthor and C. Thomas Howell (E.T., Southland) as Dr. Will Magnus.

Sam Liu (Batman: Year One) directed Justice League: Gods & Monsters from an original story by Bruce Timm (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns) and Co-Producer Alan Burnett (The Batman), who also wrote the screenplay. Executive Producers are Sam Register and Bruce Timm. Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan are Co-Executive Producers.

Justice League: Gods & Monsters will be available on Blu-ray Deluxe Edition for $29.96 SRP, Blu-ray Combo Pack for $24.98 SRP and on DVD for $19.98 SRP. The Blu-ray Combo Pack includes a digital version of the movie on Digital HD with UltraViolet. The Blu-ray Deluxe Edition will include the Blu-Ray Combo Pack, along with an exclusive Wonder Woman figurine in a numbered limited edition gift set. Fans can also own Justice League: Gods & Monsters in Digital HD on July 28 via purchase from digital retailers.

"We are thrilled to announce this new and totally unique DC Universe Original Movie," said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing. "With Bruce Timm presenting his distinctive take on the alternate universe of Justice League: Gods & Monsters, we know fans will be gripped by the plot twists and the question of whether we are dealing with heroes or villains."

BLU-RAY AND DVD BONUS CONTENT

Justice League: Gods & Monsters Blu-ray and Blu-ray Deluxe Edition contain the following special features:

  • ALTERNATE REALITIES: Infinite Possibilities - Justice League: Gods & Monsters falls into a category of storytelling where our well-known characters and the worlds they inhabit are re-imagined. This documentary explores the various attempts by writers to have a little fun and tinker with the characters, resulting in exceptional storytelling that posed thought-provoking questions to audiences.
  • CALCULATED RISKS: The Making of Gods and Monsters - Justice League: Gods & Monsters was an idea that pushed the boundaries. It began with that challenging question writers face: "What haven't we seen before?" Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett audaciously answered that challenge, resulting in a fresh and exciting film that forces us to think differently about the DC Universe.
  • The New Gods - Encore presentation of 2010 documentary about Jack Kirby's New Gods.
  • A Sneak Peak at DC Universe's Next Animated Movie - An advance look at the next DC Universe Original Movie.
  • Bonus cartoons from the DC Comics Vault

Justice League: Gods & Monsters DVD contains the following special features:
  • A Sneak Peak at DC Universe's Next Animated Movie - An advance look at the next DC Universe Original Movie.

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

Justice League: Gods & Monsters will be available for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on fans' favorite devices from select digital retailers including Amazon, CinemaNow, Flixster, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. Starting July 28, Justice League: Gods & Monsters will also be available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

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April 16, 2015: Bruce Timm Talks "Justice League: Gods and Monsters"Print

Justice League: Gods and Monsters Legendary artist, animator and producer Bruce Timm is returning to the world of DC animated movies with "Justice League: Gods and Monsters", a new full-length film set in an alternate DC Universe and featuring a drastically different take on the Justice League.

In an all new "DC All Access" video we get a look at the trailer, as well as a sneak peek at the just announced action figures and comic book based on this highly original new film.

    The comic series isn't an adaptation, but a series of original prequel stories set in this new universe. Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman will each get their own story, followed by a group adventure that leads to the formation of the Justice League.

The series will be available in July, but DC Comics has your first look at some of the art in a gallery available at DCComics.com.

Pre-order the "Justice League: Gods and Monsters" animated movie on Blu-ray or DVD from our Online Store.


April 16, 2015: Feature Article on Superman in French "SCARCE" MagazinePrint

Scarce Magazine Issue No. 81 of France's comic book magazine SCARCE features an in-depth article on Superman, with a classic Superman image on the cover.

With an introduction by Jon Bogdanove, the special feature includes details on the various incarnations of Superman over the years, the locations found in Superman's world, and sections on writers and artists such as Gil Kane, Mike Carlin, Eddie Berganza, Joe Casey, Geoff Johns and Paul Cornell.

More details available (in French) at the SCARCE Magazine website.


April 16, 2015: IMAX Event for "Batman v Superman" TrailerPrint

Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. have organized an event with select IMAX theatres to showcase the first trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" on Monday, April 20.

Variety reports that The Celebration Cinema theater in Grand Rapids, Mich., had disclosed the April 20 event as a "Batman vs Superman Imax Trailer Event."

Even though the trailer is said to be just over 2 minutes long, the running time of the IMAX event is 15 minutes.

UPDATE: Warner Bros. has updated the official website with information and locations for this event.


April 15, 2015: "Batman v Superman" Trailer Running Time RevealedPrint

Dawn of Justice With news that the first trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is almost upon us, we have confirmation from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) as to the running time of the trailer. It will be two minutes and six seconds in length.

Additionally, the BBFC has given the trailer a British 12A classification, which means that the movie may "contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12. No one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult." This would be equivalent to the U.S. PG13 or the Australian M rating.

A 5 second tease of the trailer is expected to land online on Thursday at 9.00am EST, with the full trailer said to be released early next week (Monday in theatres and soon after online).

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will be released in theatres on March 25, 2016.


April 15, 2015: Henry Cavill Talks About His Training to Play Superman AgainPrint

Dawn of Justice Henry Cavill was a presenter at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Shanghai last night, where he participated in an interview on the red carpet, speaking about the training needed to play Superman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will be released in theatres on March 25, 2016.


Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Justice League #1Print

Convergence: Justice League #1

Mild Mannered Reviews - Convergence: Justice League #1

Scheduled to arrive in stores: April 8, 2015

Cover date: June 2015

"Endgame"

Writer: Frank Tieri
Penciller: Vicente Cifuentes
Inker: Vicente Cifuentes
Cover: Mark Buckingham and Andrew Dalhouse

Reviewed by: T.A. Ewart (aka liheibao)

    I had to go back and read a bot to find out what was going on at that time this group was the Justice League, and that in itself is the larger problem with this story. Why should I have to go back and read to get into this story? If I wasn't reading this League before, I doubt that they would appeal to me now. That being said, it's hard to gauge the dynamic of this League, aside of the barbs they throw at each other. I didn't realize that Mera was on the team until a year later, as she never appeared at the hospital when the others did. In contrast with Convergence: Superman #1, this lot doesn't seem to have been doing too much of anything, while stranded in the same city as Superman, who's been about his business, powers or not. We're brought into a scene of the team having a night out, but what for? While they may have deserved such an outing, readers aren't shown or told why. There is no clear focus to this story or the characters... which seems to be par for the course with too many of the Convergence titles and DC's overall direction.

Click here to read the complete review of Convergence: Justice League #1.


April 15, 2015: Steve Blum Voices Lex Luthor in "Infinite Crisis" Video GamePrint

Lex Luthor Last week Turbine announced that Lex Luthor would be the next playable character to be introduced in the DC Universe "Infinite Crisis" Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA). Today we meet Steve Blum, the man behind the voice of Lex Luthor to find out what it takes to voice a megalomaniac.

Sign up and start playing for free today at InfiniteCrisis.com. Also head to the Infinite Crisis Facebook page for more giveaways and bonus content.


April 15, 2015: Shopping - Super Dog: Pet SuppliesPrint

April 14, 2015: When Will the "Batman v Superman" Trailer Be Released Online?Print

Dawn of Justice On April 3 the Superman Homepage received word from a Bookings Manager at a U.S. movie theater that the trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will debut in IMAX on April 20, and will hit the internet the next day, April 21. I held off posting this here on the website, but did make mention of it during our April 6 edition of "Radio KAL Live!".

Today, Elmayimbe on Instagram claims that Zack Snyder will release the first five seconds of the new teaser trailer via Twitter at 9.00am on Thursday, April 16.

He also indicates that the trailer will be in a theaters on Monday, April 20 in front of prints of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" before the announced release with "Mad Max: Fury Road".

We'll know whether any of this information proves to be true on Thursday.

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will be released in theatres on March 25, 2016.