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CBTVB: DC Comics’ Streaming Service Gets a Name and New Show Announcements

By Muuka Muyumba

DC Entertainment has been teasing for months that they would be launching a new streaming service for original and legacy content, and today, we finally learned the name of that service. The service will be called ‘DC Universe’, which is

CBMB: Steven Spielberg to Lead ‘Blackhawk’ Picture for Warners and DC

By Muuka Muyumba

Legendary, Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg is moving from the virtual-reality world of Ready Player One to the gritty World War II action-adventure hero Blackhawk. In very surprising news, Spielberg will finally get to produce, and hopefully direct, a ‘superhero’ title

CBMB: Margot Robbie Picks Cathy Yan to Direct Harley Quinn Movie

By Muuka Muyumba

In a surprising announcement, Warner Bros and DC Entertainment picked Cathy Yan to direct a yet-to-be-titled Harley Quinn spin-off film starring Oscar-nominee Margot Robbie. At the time of this article, the deal has not been consummated, but WB would likely

CBMB: Batgirl Movies Finds a New Writer

By Muuka Muyumba

The one-time Birds of Prey writer, Christina Hodson has been hired to help write a Batgirl film for Warners Bros., and DC Films. Hodson apparently has wowed Warners executive with her take on Birds of Prey, helping her land the

CBMB: Pedro Pascal Set to Join Wonder Woman 2 in ‘Crucial Role’

By Muuka Muyumba

Game of Thrones and Narcos star Pedro Pascal has been cast to join the sequel to the blockbusting Wonder Woman 2. The film does not have an official title yet, but is rumored to center around Diana (Gal Gadot) returning

CBMB: Ava DuVernay Tapped by WB to Direct DC’s ‘New Gods’ Movie

By Muuka Muyumba

Esteemed director Ava DuVernay is reportedly closing a deal with Warner Bros. to lead the development, and direct, of a New Gods movie. DuVernay is hot off bring the first black woman to shepherd a $100 million film to the

CBMB: Kristen Wiig in Talks to Play Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2

By Muuka Muyumba

The Wrap is reporting that Emmy winner and Saturday Night Live alum Kristen Wiig is looking to take an action turn in Wonder Woman 2. The story suggests that Wiig is in talks to star as Diana Prince’s classic nemesis

CBMB: ‘This is Us’ Star to Play the Wizard Shazam

By Muuka Muyumba

Emmy nominee and veteran character actor Ron Cephas Jones (Mr. Robot, Luke Cage) has signed on with New Line to play the wizard also named ‘Shazam’ in the upcoming film. Young orphan Billy Batson (Asher Angel) stumbles upon the wizard

CBMB: Daley and Goldstein Tapped to Direct Flashpoint for WB

By Muuka Muyumba

John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are in negotiations for a new directing gig with Warner Bros, and its a big one. The writing and directing team will direct Flashpoint for WB in a story that it likely to feature

CBMB: DC Movies Finds a New Leader for its Franchise Future

By Muuka Muyumba

Warner Bros has announced that they are promoting New Line producer, Walter Hamada (seen below on the far right), as the ‘president’ of DC Comics-based production. Hamada has made his bones on building New Line’s (a subsidiary of WB) horror

CBTVB: Titans TV Series Debut First Look at Brenton Thwaites as Robin

By Muuka Muyumba

Warner Bros Entertainment is currently working on a new series for an upcoming streaming service that will focus on the Teen Titans, called, well, Titans. Heading up the cast is Pirates of the Caribbean actor Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson

CBMB: Gyllenhaal in Consideration to Replace Affleck as Batman

By Muuka Muyumba

Multiple reports today have Oscar Nominee Jake Gyllenhaal in consideration to lead Matthew Reeves’ Batman trilogy of films. Collider’s Frosty Weintraub followed up the reports with an investigation of his own sources who noted that Reeves had been meeting with

CBMB: Black Adam May be the McGuffin of Suicide Squad

By Muuka Muyumba

The Wrap’s Umberto Gonzalez is reporting that he has it on good authority that Dwayne Johnson’s introduction to the DC Films Universe will actually be in Suicide Squad 2. The Suicide Squad will reportedly be tasked with tracking down a “weapon

CBMB: Zachary Levi Will Be Shazam!

By Muuka Muyumba

In a bit of stunning news on a Friday, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Chuck actor Zachary Levi has been cast as the man-child superhero Shazam in the upcoming film from DC Entertainment and New Line Cinema. Shazam will be