While the DCEU has been somewhat of a bust, its latest installments have been raising quite a few eyebrows. With Wonder Woman and Justice League trailers wowing audiences in and out of Comic Con, it seems to be course correcting just fine after the movie that shall not be named. One movie in particular that has become one of the most anticipated of the Summer is the newest DC film Suicide Squad. This new installment to the DC universe has been having a fun time proving to all disappointed with the DCEU that this is not your normal superhero movie. Mostly because these guys aren’t heroes in the most conventional sense. It’s bad guys fighting bad guys! And the trailers look so dark but comedic and actiony. I mean, I’m definitely gonna see it as soon as it comes out. And when I do see it, I’m gonna make sure to stick around after the end. Here’s why:
Suicide Squad is going to have a mid-credits scene. And yes that makes this the first DCEU film to have another scene after the film. It is unclear what the scene will involve but it has been described as “pivotal and important”, so that’s interesting. This news comes out of advanced screenings of the film, so this may not be the only extra bit we end up getting. It is very possible that there might be something tagged on after the credits to entice the viewer further. But I wouldn’t exactly bet on this. Last thing they need is to be called Marvel copycats.
So if there was any doubt in your mind on whether or not to see Suicide Squad, I have a feeling that that doubt has magically disappeared. But the question now is what the credits scene will be about. Will it be a look into one of the characters after the events of Suicide Squad? Maybe a Wonder Woman sneak peek to hold us over till we get another trailer? What do you think it’ll be about? Talk about it in the comments and don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on Suicide Squad and other things in the world of movie news..
Suicide Squad comes to theaters August 5th.
Although the DCEU hasn’t been the most successful of the superhero cinematic universes, me and seemingly many others aren’t giving up hope. David Ayer’s Suicide Squad (set to hit theaters August 5th) has been one of the most anticipated movies of the Summer, despite the faults of the previous DCEU films. And understandably so considering the amazing cast and enthralling premise. A group of villains fighting even badder villains to save the city?! Brilliant! And if that’s not enough to entice you, then this will surely send you to the theater come opening night.
The DCEU’s version of the Flash will be making an appearance in Suicide Squad. This Flash made his debut in the critically panned DCEU movie Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. Luckily of all the things that was wrong with BvS the Flash was not one of them. It has been reported that Ezra Miller’s portrayal of the Flash was added in during those reshoots you all were so worried about (allegedly). So maybe they really were adding humor? So get excited, but not too excited guys. Considering the circumstances this is probably little more than his cameo in BvS. But don’t worry because Justice League comes out in less than two years!
So it’ll be interesting seeing the Flash in SS, considering the different tones you get from the characters of Suicide Squad and the tone the Flash tends to have. Both movies will be comedic but the Suicide Squad members have such a dark undertone, which is understandable considering they are villains. The Flash always has a kind of light, witty sense of humor. So it’ll be interesting to see in what capacity the Flash is involved with the SS gang.
So what do you think Ezra Miller is doing in this movie? Do you think Suicide Squad will be the hit that the DCEU has been waiting for? Which soon to be Justice League member are you happier to see in Suicide Squad: Batsy or the Flash? Talk about it in the comments and don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on Suicide Squad and other things in the world of movie news.
Suicide Squad comes to theaters August 5th.
Another San Diego Comic Con has come and gone and like years past I have spend the whole of the convention sitting in my room sulking over the fact that I’m not there. A girl can’t check her social media without being bombarded by all the stuff I’m missing. Not that it isn’t cool to look at, but wouldn’t it be awesome to be THERE when it was announced that Brie Larson was officially crowned the MCU’s Captain Marvel?! That would’ve been pretty fantastic. But like all the years before the sadness will pass and I will hope for next year. I mean, anything can happen. Right?
Did you go to SDCC this year? If so, share your stories and give tips to us hopefuls? And any hopefuls out there feel free to whine about your misfortune in the comments! And don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on my disappointing life and other things in the world of geek news.
Ever since the lineup was first set for phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe the Captain Marvel movie has been up in the air. With no info on what it would entail and how this would be woven into the current landscape of the MCU. However it was so far away we just had to wait and see. While it was set farther back to make room for the addition of Spidey and Ant-Man sequel, it grows closer and closer upon us every day. We got less than three years now and while to the average film fan that may seem like a while, this is close enough to announce who will be playing the titular character of the coming film.
Most recent Oscar winner for best actress, Brie Larson, has been officially cast as the Captain Marvel of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This has been assumed by many for a while now but in Hall H today it was officially announced that Brie would take up the mantel of the superhero. Larson was always front runner for the slor so I’m sure Marvel is very happy with themselves. As for Brie Larson’s career, it’ll be interesting to see where this leads her. She has only recently become a public name and has already won her first Oscar. So maybe this means she’s gonna stick with some fun Marvel movies and save the other Room type movies for later.
So is this what you were hoping for? Who was your pick for Captain Marvel? How bummed are you that you aren’t at Comic Con? Talk about it in the comments and don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on Captain Marvel and other things in the world of movie news.
Captain Marvel comes to theaters March 8th, 2019.
In a time seemingly filled with endless death and despair you’d think that the news of another soul lost to oblivion would be overlooked because of all that we have going on in the world today, and yet a month has passed and I and many others still mourn the loss of an actor gone too soon, Anton Yelchin. Killed in a freak accident with his car, the actor was surely set to be one of the great actors of our time. And no this isn’t the rose colored glasses telling you this, this is me saying I saw something in him. Just a shame I couldn’t see more.
Yelchin was likely best known for his character Chekov in J.J, Abrams’ new Star Trek universe. This friday the third installment to this franchise comes to theaters, and with it Anton Yelchin’s final time in the role of Chekov. This movie is basically the definition of bittersweet. And as it has been stated Star Trek 4 is going to happen, so what happens to Chekov? Chekov was always a favorite of mine, but it is Yelchin that make the character. I personally would prefer Anton not be replaced, and it seems J.j. agrees.
In an interview with Postmedia Network, Abrams’ stated “I would say there’s no replacing him. There’s no recasting. I can’t possibly imagine that, and I think Anton deserves better,” Abrams said. Well put. I can’t imagine anyone taking up the mantel of Chekov in this universe. As for what would become of his character Abrams said “I have thought about it, we’re working on it, and it’s too early to talk about it,”
So at least they are honoring the talented young actor. He deserves that. Put out your thoughts in the comments and don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on Star Trek 4.
Star Trek Beyond comes to theaters Friday July 22nd.
It is a new week and with a new week comes a new box office breakdown! Lets see who beat who in the box office this week?
#5 – Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
In the number five slot this weekend is the raunchy Summer comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. Adding a good $7.7 million to its total of $31.5 million, the Zac Efron/Adam Devine led comedy has beat many a critic’s expectations. While the Rotten Tomatoes score is a very sad 39% the audience score is almost twice that with 67%. This is likely because of it’s fun cast and the fact that until this week this was the only comedy marketed to adults. But I do doubt we will be seeing Mike or Dave come next weekend.
#4 – Finding Dory
Another Pixar masterpiece, Finding Dory slides down to number four this weekend with $11.3 million. This brings the sequel’s total up to an astounding $445.7 million. Who’d think that a movie about a fish searching for her parents would become the highest grossing animated movie domestically? But if you saw the movie you know it deserves it. A fun family film with a heartfelt message and amusing characters. Not to mention it rips your heart out better than almost any Pixar film. It’s top three easy. Not quite Up sad, but pretty damn close.
#3 – The Legend of Tarzan
Just beating out the new Pixar classic by a mil, Legend of Tarzan has landed in the number three slot with $11.4 in its third week. This brings Tarzan up to 103.3 mil, which is bad but better than I and many others expected. The trailers weren’t super impressive and this looked like something that would easily get beat out by every other Summer blockbuster. However it sort of held its own. I mean it hasn’t broken even with its domestic total or anything but I expected worse. So good job?
#2 – Ghostbusters
The remake of the beloved 80’s classic of the same name comes in second this weekend with $46 million. The all female remake of the original film starring Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, and Leslie Jones has been met with scrutiny since the beginning. Some had valid concerns (example: Ghostbusters is a classic don’t remake it) and some had some not so valid concerns (example: Women Ghostbusters?!? Screw that!), but it happened. It has been met with a lot of “That did not suck as much as I thought it would”s, but it has a 74% on Rotten Tomatoes. The real question is if this is enough to warrant a sequel. Only time will tell when it comes to that, but fingers crossed!
#1 – The Secret Life of Pets
And the winner of this week’s box office battle is The Secret Life of Pets with a solid $50.8 million in its second week. The new fun family comedy on the block just showed up the new Ghostbusters in its first week! With a total over $200 mil on a $75 million dollar budget, this is proof that Illumination is really making a name for itself in the animation game. While its no Pixar it’s hard to deny that this is the start of something great. I’m happy to get to follow this from the beginning.
So that’s it! That was the weekend in movies! Maybe next week we can make bets on what’ll be top dog next. Discuss what you thought about this weekend at the box office in the comments and don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on the box office each weekend and other things in the world of movie news.
One of the best examples of a hit book turned to a hit film franchise, the Harry Potter movies have been a source of entertainment for adult and child alike since it first appeared on the big screen in 2001. We fell in love with these magical yet relatable characters over the course of 8 films, but that just made it harder to say goodbye. Now we are living five years post-Potter and it seems the magical wizarding world will never really leave our lives. In just a few months we will meet the famous wizard Newt Scamander (played by Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne) in the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to find Them and come July 30th the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will premiere in London’s West End. Alas not everyone has the ability to get to London, but there may be hope yet!
It seems there’s a possibility that this stage play will venture onto the silver screen sometime in the future. According to Hypable Warner Brothers (the studio behind your favorite magical franchise) filed for copyright protection for The Cursed Child in Britain on the 8th of this month. The type of protection they filed for apparently indicates that Warner Bros may be planning to make this their next addition to the Potter franchise. Now I’m saying apparently a lot because this is second hand info so take it with a grain of salt. And even if it is true that doesn’t mean that it will most certainly be used. This is just to give you a glimmer of hope for the future. You’re welcome.
So do you think I’m giving you false hope? Are you thankful you might not have to trek all the way to a foreign country to see this? Talk about it in the comments and don’t forget to like, share, and follow Sprom for more news on the Harry Potter franchise and other things in the world of movie news.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child comes to London’s West End July 30th and Fantastic Beasts and where to Find Them comes to US theaters November 18th, 2016.