Part Two and How You Know a Movie You’re in Is Going to Be Good

Stellan Skarsgård has always been a talented, well-respected actor, but the last few years have put him into a whole other stratosphere, especially in sci-fi. For starters, he’s the game-changing Star Wars hero Luthen Rael on Andor. As Erik Selvig, he helped Thor across multiple Marvel movies. He danced across Greece in the Mamma Mia … Read more

Jurassic League May Be DC’s Next Animated Movie

Image: Juan Gedeon/DC Comics Over two years ago, DC Comics revealed a new miniseries titled Jurassic League from Daniel Warren Johnson and Juan Gedeon. The idea is right there in the title—what if the Justice League were anthropomorphic dinosaurs and fought their classic villains, who are also dinosaurs? It sounds like an idea perfect for … Read more

Batman Beyond Shouldn’t Have to Beg for a Movie

Earlier in the week, My Dad the Bounty Hunter creator Patrick Harpin and Yuhki Demers, a visual artist on Sony Animation’s Spider-Verse films, revealed their concept art for an animated Batman Beyond movie they’re trying to get made. They’re both fully aware nothing might come of this, and talks are still happening. But it didn’t … Read more

CW Boss Claims Superman & Lois Died For James Gunn’s Man of Steel

The CW’s Arrowverse was once the talk of the superhero town, and arguably DC’s more successful live-action venture in the 2010s. But in recent years, the network’s superhero outings have all been shuttered, with Superman & Lois standing as the last Arrowverse hurrah for one more season. Sean Gunn on Working With His Brother In … Read more

Spider-Verse and Blue Eye Samurai Clean Up at Annie Awards

It’s the awards season time of year, and last night was the 2024 Annie Awards. And one of the big winners at the animation-focused ceremony was Sony’s Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. io9 Interview: Oscar Isaac Was ‘All In’ on Moon Knight The 2023 sequel took home seven awards, including Best Picture, Best FX, Best Music, … Read more

Christopher Nolan Wants You to Vibe with Tenet, Not Understand It

Image: Warner Bros. Tenet occupies an odd place in Christopher Nolan’s filmography. It became one of the big tentpole movies during the early days of the pandemic, and Warner Bros. simultaneous streamer/theatrical release of its movies led to him jumping ship over to Universal. Ahead of the movie’s upcoming re-release, Nolan’s telling folks that they … Read more

Coyote vs. Acme’s Fate Might Have Been Sealed by Real Judge Doom David Zaslav

Just like the bad guy out of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, real life cartoon villain David Zaslav has revealed his nefarious plot: based on a damning investigative report from the Wrap, it seems the Warner Bros. head honcho planned to delete Coyote vs. Acme all along. Apparently, he never even watched the movie. Who Wants DC’s … Read more

Theme Park News Ahead of the Super Bowl in Vegas, Plus Disney, Universal Studios, and More

Eat pizza-inspired treats at the new One Up cafe at Universal Studios Hollywood, which has opened to celebrate the new land’s one year anniversary. The thematic menu includes: Snacks: Super Mushroom Calzone: Mushroom-shaped calzone filled with pepperoni, sausage, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce 1-Up Mushroom Calzone: Mushroom-shaped calzone filled with spinach, green pepper, mushroom, mozzarella … Read more

Feel the Presence of Pennywise at Escape It Las Vegas

Image: Escape It Las Vegas Las Vegas has long attracted tourists for the obvious reasons, but it’s more recently also become a foodie destination as well as an immersive experience hub. Right off the Strip, you can be transported to Derry, Maine and have your own horrifying encounter with Pennywise the dancing clown, thanks to Warner … Read more

After Funko Gutted It, Mondo’s Creatives Are Back to Save Pop Culture Art Again

Among movie fans, it’s commonplace to hear someone call a slickly designed, artist-forward movie poster a “Mondo poster.” That’s because the company Mondo was long at the forefront of the pop culture art wave. Last year, though, that wave crashed when Mondo’s new owner, Funko, gutted much of the company’s talent. Now, that’s about to … Read more