All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Warner Bros’

Suicide Squad Trailer Released, But Warner Bros Sure Hated To Do It [Video]

Suicide Squad is not even due to hit the big screen until next year, but the folks at Warner Bros have done such a great job pushing the super-anti-hero flick that they’re running into some issues over their own hype. When the first official trailer for Suicide Squad was screened at the San Diego Comic-Con recently, the plan was to …

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Lynda Carter Campaigning for Hillary Clinton? Wonder Woman Moved by Bruce Jenner Interview

Lynda Carter–TV’s Wonder Woman–has said lots recently about two prominent figures who have been front and center in the news. First off, Carter is a big proponent of Hillary Clinton, and even said at the recent United Cerebral Palsy of New York City’s Women Who Care luncheon that she wants everyone she knows to support the former secretary of state …

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Gets a Final Trailer

The final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy is almost here. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be hitting U.S. theaters on December 17. Advance ticket sales for the movie begin in just a few days. Advance tickets for #TheHobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies go on sale November 14th! pic.twitter.com/ZzQgabQNp8 — The Hobbit (@TheHobbitMovie) November …

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Netflix Is Getting ‘Person Of Interest’ Next Year

On Wednesday, Netflix announced that it is getting the entire Friends series. It will be available on January 1st. This came as the result of a deal between Netflix and Warner Bros. Friends isn’t the only addition Netflix is getting out of that, however. Person of Interest is also coming. Deadline reports: Warner Bros boss Kevin Tsujihara told investors this …

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Mortal Kombat X Release Date Announced

Warner Bros. has officially announced a release date for Mortal Kombat X. The game will be released worldwide on April 14, 2015 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. Additionally, Warner Bros. announced that classic four-armed Mortal Kombat character Goro will be a part of Mortal Kombat X. However, the publisher is holding Goro back as …

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Netflix Gains Exclusive SVOD Rights To ‘Gotham’

Netflix and Warner Bros. announced an agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive subscription VOD home of the upcoming television series Gotham, which is set to debut on FOX on September 22nd. Netflix will get each season of the series following its linear broadcast, starting next year. If you’re unfamiliar with the show’s premise, here’s how it’s described in the …

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Godzilla Box Office Surprises at $93M

Godzilla, Legendary and Warner Bros’s new take on the classic 1950’s Japanese monster film, opened at No. 1 this weekend with a whopping $93 million in box office sales. This number easily passes the prediction of $76 million by BoxOffice.com and critics alike. The film stars Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston, a plant worker who believes that the quarantined, supposedly radioactive …

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Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Actor, Dies at 95

Actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., best known for his roles in the television series 77 Sunset Strip and The F.B.I., passed away at his ranch in Southern California on Friday. He was 95. In a statement, the actor’s daughter Stephanie Zimbalist and son Efrem Zimbalist III said, “We are heartbroken to announce the passing into peace of our beloved father, Efrem …

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Zack Snyder to Direct New ‘Justice League’ Movie

DC Comics and its parent company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, have been trying for years now to catch up with Disney and Marvel in the film industry. Though adaptations of smaller DC imprint titles such as A History of Violence, V for Vendetta, and RED have found some success on the big screen, more mainstream comic properties such as Green Lantern …

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‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ Coming in October

Back in January, Warner Bros. previewed yet another Lord of the Rings-branded video game. Titled Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, the game’s first preview surprised many appearing to be a quality action/RPG rather than another failed MOBA project. Today Warner Bros. announced that Shadow of Mordor will be released on October 7 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, …

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J.K. Rowling Signs Three-Movie Contract with WB

In yet another victory for capitalism (and hopefully for fans), the New York Times has reported that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has signed a deal with Warner Bros. which will see her Potter-world spin-off, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” come to the big screen in three separate installments. Rowling composed and published “Fantastic Beasts and Where to …

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Gauntlet Brings Its Unique Brand Of Co-Op Dungeon Crawling To PCs This Summer

In 1985, Midway introduced the world to co-op dungeon crawler Gauntlet. It was one of the first games to get co-operative play right as players had to work together to get through the countless dungeons. Midway made a number of sequels since its initial release, but none really came close to being as good as the original. Now WB Games …

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‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Mr. Freeze-Themed DLC Announced

Fans of the Batman: Arkham games can’t be blamed for being a bit disappointed with Batman: Arkham Origins. The game arrived buggy on nearly every platform and Warner Bros. recently announced that it has given up on fixing the game. That hasn’t stopped the publisher from pumping out more DLC for the title, except when it comes to the Wii …

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‘LEGO Movie’ Outtakes Reel Released

The LEGO Movie is a hit with critics. Though the film has been marketed as an average February movie for children, it turns out that the movie is actually a clever, subversive jab at conformity and authority. The LEGO Movie raked in cash over the weekend thanks in part to its quality over other movies released during the Hollywood wasteland …

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Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck’s Superhero Face-Off Delayed

One of the highly anticipated films of 2015 pushed its release date back to 2016. DC Comic fans need to wait a little longer to see a Superman and Batman face off. Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck star as Superman and Batman respectively. Warner Bros. originally planned to release the untitled Batman vs. Superman film on July 17, 2015 but …

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J.K. Rowling Is Collaborating on a Harry Potter Play

Already over a year in the works, a new chapter to the Harry Potter oeuvre is coming to a theatre probably-not-so-near you. J.K. Rowling has announced that she is currently working on a new Harry Potter project, one that will take place on the UK stage. A collaboration with noted stage producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, the new Harry …

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Air New Zealand Unveils Hobbit Paint Job

“Lord of the Rings” franchise director Peter Jackson was on hand in Auckland Monday, as Air New Zealand unveiled an image on one of its planes, of the dragon Smaug, a villain from the upcoming “The Desolation of Smaug,” the second film of the Hobbit trilogy. The 177-foot-long decal of the dragon was installed on both sides of a Boeing …

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‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ DLC Map Previewed

Only weeks from its release, Batman: Arkham Origins is now one of the newer big titles to receive big discounts from online retailers on “Cyber Monday.” With the spotlight on, Warner Bros. today has released a preview for the first DLC content for Origins. Titled Initiation, the content will be a “challenge map” add-on for players to test their skills …

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‘LEGO The Hobbit’ Officially Announced

Just over one year ago, Warner Bros. and developer TT Games released LEGO Lord of the Rings. The game became yet another successful LEGO video game, going on to be released even on iOS mobile devices. Now, with The Hobbit movies making millions in theaters, Warner Bros. is bringing a younger Bilbo Baggins to the LEGO games. The publisher today …

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Google’s New Chrome Experiment is ‘Hobbit’-Branded

Throughout the past two years, Google has been releasing its “Chrome Experiments” showcasing what its web browser and HTML 5 are capable of. Past experiments have included a variety of topics and games, including star charts, skee ball, and multiplayer air hockey. Today Google revealed its latest Chrome Experiment, a partnership with Warner Bros. for a look at Tolkien’s Middle-earth …

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‘Batman: Arkham Collection’ Bundle Announced

Normally game publishers wait a year or two since their latest game release before offering their anthology or heritage series collections. Given the lackluster response to the release of Batman: Arkham Origins at the end of last month, though, Warner Bros. isn’t waiting for it to age. Warner Bros. today announced the Batman: Arkham Collection. The bundle comes with all …

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‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Out Today

In the U.S. it’s odd to see a non-Nintendo game released on any day other than than a Tuesday. Warner Bros., however, has decided to buck the trend and release Batman: Arkham Origins today, a Friday, for consoles and PC. The move could have something to do with the impending release of Battlefield 4 and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag …

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Jamie Foxx Is In Talks To Play Martin Luther King Jr

Jamie Foxx is getting ready to test his acting skills once again as he prepares for a possible role as Martin Luther King Jr. While in the early stages of a new biopic film based on the life of Martin Luther King Jr., this is one that has been planned for a long time, but has never been able to …

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Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass Detailed

Yesterday, Warner Bros. revealed that everyone who pre-orders the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins will receive the “Deathstroke Challenge Pack” for free. The add-on allows players to take on the role of Deathstroke (with several different costumes) in two different missions – one stealth and the other combat-focused. Today, Warner Bros. further expanded its Arkham Origins announcements with the reveal of …

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J.K. Rowling: Screenwriting Debut New Wizardry Films

Hogwarts must be real, because something magical is going on in Hollywood. Warner Bros. announced Thursday that a movie series is coming with J.K. Rowling debuting as a screenwriter. The new movies are a spin-off of the Harry Potter series based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by fictional author Newt Scamander. “‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find …

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Harry Potter Spin-Off Movie Announced

Good news Potter fans. Warner Bros. today announced that it will be producing a new series of movies based on the Harry Potter world. The studio has signed an agreement with Potter author J.K. Rowling to adapt her spin-off Potter book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them for theaters. The movie adaptation will not feature Harry Potter himself, though …

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Trailer Teases Baddies

Gamescom is in full swing and gamers are awash with new video game details. Warner Bros. and TT Games have now released the latest trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. As seen previously, players will take on the role of Avengers members, X-men, the Fantastic Four, Stan Lee, and practically any Marvel hero in the publisher’s history. Today’s new look …

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‘Game of Thrones’ Writer Tabbed For Merlin Project

HBO’s fantasy money machine “Game of Thrones”, based on the Song of Ice and Fire novels by George R.R. Martin, has been winning fans and emmy nominations since its premier, making its writers hot commodities in Hollywood. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that writer Dave Hill has been handpicked by Warner Bros. to write a …

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Batman: Arkham Origins Gets Multiplayer

In the modern tradition of adding multiplayer modes to video games that don’t seem to need them, Warner Bros. today announced that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins will have a competitive multiplayer mode. The multiplayer portion of the game is being developed by Splash Damage, the developers of 2011’s Brink. The gameplay is being promoted as “traditional” gameplay from the …

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Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Villain Revealed

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and the movie, video game, and general geek culture announcements are coming fast. At yesterday’s Batman: Arkham Origins panel Warner Bros. revealed yet another of the assassins Batman will be battling in the prequel, due out on October 25 for current-generation consoles and PC. Copperhead will join Deadshot and Deathstroke as one of …

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