On today’s podcast, we discuss the Justice League movie reshoots, the DC Films panel at San Diego Comic-Con, The Flash movie being inspired by Flashpoint, and Ben Affleck’s future.
Justice League reshoots info – Variety
- Approx. $25 million (standard is $6-10 million)
- Affleck, Gadot, and Fisher are free
- Momoa is filming Aquaman, Miller is filming Fantastic Beasts 2, and Cavill is filming MI6 (with a mustache!)
- Joss Whedon won’t receive a directing credit, but could get a screenplay or producing credit
- “ reshoots have been used to punch up the dialogue” and help with connective tissue
- WB has changed greenlighting process – will now schedule reshoots and budget (other studios already do)
DC movies listed at Comic-Con – Deadline (Special Episode coming)
- In order – Shazam, Suicide Squad 2, The Batman, Justice League Dark, Batgirl, Green Lantern Corps, The Flash (Flashpoint), and Wonder Woman 2
Flash movie will be inspired by Flashpoint
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan on Twitter – “Did you say…. #flashpoint @LaurenCohan” and Instagram
- What parts will it take? Batman, Cyborg, cameos, Amazons vs. Atlanteans, timeline changes?
Ben Affleck’s “Batman future in doubt” – The Hollywood Reporter
- “A source with knowledge of the situation says that the studio is working on plans to usher out Affleck’s Batman — gracefully, addressing the change in some shape or form in one of the upcoming DC films.”
- “it would be wise to bet against Affleck starring in The Batman.”
- Affleck at Comic-Con: “Let me be very clear. I am the luckiest guy in the world. Batman is the coolest (…) character in any universe – DC, Marvel – and I’m so thrilled to do it. I would be a (…) ape on the ground for Matt Reeves, never mind being Batman! I’m really blown away and excited. It’s a great time in the DC universe.”
- But Entertainment Weekly – Affleck: “My status remains what it always is. I’ve done the two movies. I’ve always intended on doing a third if Warners wants to make it. Certainly, if the Batphone rings, I will answer.” “I’d love to do it as long as they’ll have me. Eventually it’ll be somebody else, and I’m sure they’ll get somebody great. But while I’m doing it, I’m going to do the best job I can, and really appreciate how lucky I am.”
New Justice League SDCC Poster – Here
- “You can’t save the world alone”
- Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain releases digitally today, DVD on August 8th
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