It sure is a busy day for the fans of the live-action comic book presentations as not only has Netflix begun streaming “The Punisher” but today is the day that the DC Extended Universe goes “All In” as Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg stand united as The Justice League against a common worldwide threat. Yes my friends, the long awaited “Justice League” film opens up today in theaters everywhere and comes care of Warner Brothers Pictures. Below you’ll find the theatrical poster along with premise and casting. I’ll add some additional thoughts afterwards.
The Synopsis: Months after the events of Batman v Superman and inspired by Superman’s sacrifice for humanity, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans – The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg – to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.
Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman
Henry Cavill as Kal-El/Clark Kent/Superman
Amy Adams as Lois Lane
Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman
Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman
Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/Flash
Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg
Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko
Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor
Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth
Diane Lane as Martha Kent
Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta
J. K. Simmons as James Gordon
Ciarán Hinds will appear as Steppenwolf
Amber Heard as Mera
Kiersey Clemons as Iris West
Julian Lewis Jones as undisclosed
PiercingMetal Thoughts: Even though I greatly enjoyed the trailer than was revealed during NYCC, I am a little bit on the fence about this one. It has too much of the video game look that I hated about the action sequences in “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice” and we all know full-well how that film has been received at this point. Now, the DCEU found great success with the “Wonder Woman” film earlier this year so can “Justice League” work from that momentum? I am certainly hoping so because I’d love for them to continue to build upon this universe as opposed to letting it all go. The timing of the film will not let me see it during the opening weekend and probably not until the middle of the following week so if you see it right away please don’t post any spoilers in the comments. Feel free to let us know if you had a positive or negative opinion only because that is fine. I’ll likely do a spoiler free review a few days after I finally see the film. That’s all I have for now so tell me, are you excited for “Justice League” or are you giving it a pass.
The 2017 edition of New York Comic Con ended a short while ago, and if you happened to pass by the “Justice League” display down where DC Entertainment had a nicely set up presentation, you got a chance to see the the brand new trailer for the film that opens in November. This trailer was one of the ones that fans were looking forward to for sure and you can check it out from the comfort of your home without tens of thousands of people around you below. I’ll follow that with some reminder premise and casting along with some other fun stuff.
The excitement for the upcoming “Justice League” film is building up as the NY Comic Con approaches and there are many who believe that a longer trailer will be coming at some time during the event. We will be hitting that happening as a member of the press once more and when we know something has been revealed you can bet your bottom dollar that it will be shared here with you. This post is to showcase a few groups of character posters that started to get shared around the web. Normally I would give each grouping their own post but this time around I decided to leave them all in one. Let’s get started.
The first grouping of the five members that we will see is a tad dramatic and captures the heroes in front of a nice solid black. I liked these as they served the purpose well.
We’re cooking with gas from the currently ongoing Comic Con International: San Diego and sharing the relevant trailers to our readers that showcase the live-action releases based on the wonderful comic book stuff that we speak of several times a month. I guess it was a few months ago by now that Warner Brothers Pictures gave us the trailer for “Justice League” and I was left on the “meh” side with minor “ah-ha” moments. Since that time the “Wonder Woman” film had been released and did GANGBUSTERS at the Box Office and guess what my friends, the film was pretty damned excellent. Many of us left the theaters thinking that they were finally on the right track with the DC Extended Universe. Now it’s time to take a look at the Exclusive Trailer that was revealed at the convention. Hold onto your hats my friends. This looks to be quite a ride and if you’ve not been following these films yet I will provide some information afterwards.
The Synopsis: Months after the events of Batman v Superman and inspired by Superman’s sacrifice for humanity, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans – The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg – to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth. Continue reading Warner Brothers: “Justice League” SDCC Sneak Peak→
Are you excited? Well, I think you should be because the next installment in the growing DC Extended Universe opens up today with “Wonder Woman”, the first ever big screen solo film for the famous Amazon. I’ve posted a number of trailer pieces over the last few months as we headed to this day and if you’ve missed any of them for some reason, a post about the Final Official Trailer can be found on THIS LINK. Below is the Theatrical Release poster, and some casting and premise. Let it remind you.
The Synopsis: In the early 20th century, the Amazon princess Diana, who is living on the island of Themyscira, meets American military pilot Steve Trevor when he is washed ashore. After learning about the ongoing events of a world war from him, she leaves her home to try to help end the war. (thanks Wiki).
Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Womanl
Chris Pine as Steve Trevor
Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta
Robin Wright as General Antiope
The sister of Hippolyta and Diana’s aunt
Lucy Davis as Etta Candy Steve Trevor’s secretary
Lisa Loven Kongsli as Menalippe Continue reading Opening: “Wonder Woman” in Theaters Everywhere→