On today’s episode of Collider Movie Talk, Kristian Harloff, Mark Ellis, Jon Schnepp, and host Ashley Mova discuss the following:
- “DC Films Presents: The Dawn of the Justice League” TV Special
- New Suicide Squad Trailer
- First Wonder Woman footage
- New looks at Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash
- News on the Green Lantern Corps movie
Warner Bros came out firing last night in a DCU extravaganza. Kevin Smith and comic book legend Geoff Johns discussed what to expect from the DC Universe. Although there were many things that caught fans attention, it seems the brand new Suicide Squad trailer was the talk of the night. In the trailer, set to the background of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” we get a better look at the tone, the team’s dynamic and a detailed look at the Joker in action! Kristian, what did you think of the new SUICIDE SQUAD TRAILER?
Also included in the DC special, the very first footage of the highly anticipated Wonder Woman standalone film. It was revealed that we will be getting an origin story for the iconic Amazon. Wonder Woman is directed by Patty Jenkins and stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine and releases in 2017. Schnepp, what did you think of the first look at Wonder Woman?
During the DC special fans got a look at even more characters that will be joining the Justice League. Aquaman, Cyborg, Flash were all profiled and it was also revealed that after much speculation, The Green Lantern will indeed be joining the party. Mark, what were your thoughts on the information we learned about these new heroes?
BUY OR SELL
- It has been reported that filming for the third film in the xXx series, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage would begin filming soon. Well now it looks as if the film has found a potential villain. The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that action icon Jet Li has been set to play a leader of a team that will compete against Vin Diesel’s. Schnepp, buy or sell the addition of Jet Li to The Return of Xander Cage?
- While speaking with the site Is it Any Good, director Quentin Tarantino hinted at what his next film could be. The Hateful Eight director revealed that he has had an idea about a 1930’s “Bonnie and Clyde” gangster style film which takes place in Australia. Kristian, Buy or Sell the sound of Tarantino directing a period piece gangster film?
- Well it looks like the rumors of director Juan Antonio Bayona directing the Jurassic World sequel are heating up again. Bayona who is most known for directing The Orphanage and The Impossible had been considered once before but did not get the job. Now Variety is reporting that Bayona is being considered once more after his recent departure from The World War Z sequel due to scheduling conflicts. Mark, Buy or Sell Juan Antonio Bayona directing the Jurassic World sequel?
- It looks like Jennifer Lawrence will be starring in Sony Pictures Marita. Marita is the story of Marita Lawrence who was involved in an affair with Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and was part of the plot to assassinate him. Schnepp, Buy or Sell the sound of Marita?
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