On today’s podcast, we discuss the latest on Justice League, Patty Jenkins, Black Lightning, and “Crisis on Earth-X”.
Justice League box office – Numbers from Gitesh Pandya (Box Office Guru)
- Domestic – finished #2 this weekend with $16.6 million, $197.3 million total; expected to cross $200 million today which would put it in top 10 films of the year
- Internationally – ~ $36 million for a $370 million total; passed Batman v Superman and Wonder Woman in China and should top $100 million
- Worldwide total – $567 million, should finish around $700 million
Patty Jenkins/Wonder Woman news
- Jenkins named on Time’s shortlist of 10 people for 2017 Person of the Year; only female on list
- Named to The Bloomberg 50 – “the executives, entrepreneurs, experts, and entertainers whose 2017 merits applause and recognition—or, in a few instances, just recognition.”
- Clarifies sequel comments on Twitter; Replying to the Collider headline: “‘Wonder Woman 2’ will have a new love story + will maintain a thematic focus like the first film,”
- “Quite a few people, including this headline, seem to be completely misunderstanding or making some pretty false assumptions based on one of many vague quotes I made about something I can’t say ANYTHING about. Just wait. ;)”
Black Lightning “Origin” trailer – (The CW on YouTube)
- Lots of new footage
Crossover feedback from @Salvatore_Chief – “Had a great time watching the Crossover the fight scenes were amazing! Arrow should not have married felicity!!!! But loved it! I agree with Tom about dark arrow also Dark Kara was Kara with some red Kryptonite! But for me RF was the best!”
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