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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: 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: Warner Bros Refocuses on the Holy Trinity

By Muuka Muyumba

Reporting from The Wrap suggests that the WB is hard at work developing the core of the Justice League, especially now that Joss Whedon has left the Batgirl project. For a time, after the start of the DC Films universe

CBMB: Whedon Exits Nascent Batgirl Project

By Muuka Muyumba

Avengers and Justice League director Joss Whedon is moving on from his commitment to the Batgirl solo film that has been under development at Warner Brothers in the DC Films wing. The project apparently only came into being once Whedon

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: 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

CBMB: Justice League Failures Lead to Executive Shake-Up

By Muuka Muyumba

Warner Bros Entertainment is again shaking up its executive structure after another financial failure at the DC Films box office. Producer Jon Berg is being ‘reassigned’ as a production partner with Roy Lee, the producer of The Lego Movie and

CBMB: Gareth Evans in Talks to Direct a Deathstroke Film

By Muuka Muyumba

The DC Comics character Deathstroke once seemed like a lock as a recurring adversary for the Justice League in their cinematic universe. However, after many months of speculation, reports are saying that The Raid director Gareth Evans is in talks

CBMB: Patty Jenkins to Helm Wonder Woman II

By Muuka Muyumba

In a strange way, the biggest star to come out of the success of Wonder Woman has been its director Patty Jenkins, and now Warner Bros is rewarding her with a writing/directing on the sequel for the film. However, this

CBMB: Gavin O’Connor to Direct Suicide Squad 2

By Muuka Muyumba

Warner Bros. has tapped writer/direct Gavin O’Connor to helm it’s follow up to the Oscar-winning (I know!) Suicide Squad. O’Connor is best known for his writing and directing skills on gritty dramas like The Accountant and Warrior, and hopes to

CBTVB: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Star to Lead ‘Titans’ for Warner Bros Digital Series

By Muuka Muyumba

Brenton Thwaites (Pirates of the Caribbean: Deadmen Tell No Tales) has been cast as Dick Grayson in the upcoming digital series, Titans, which will debut on the DC Comics-branded platform in 2018. Titans is said to be a live-action adaptation