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Kevin Smith Will Be Back To Direct An Episode Of The Flash Season 3

Kevin Smith Will Be Back To Direct An Episode Of The Flash Season 3
Viewers (both in the UK and the US) have yet to see the Kevin (Mallrats, Dogma) Smith-directed episode of The Flash (which will be called, rather wonderfully, “The Runaway Dinosaur”) but apparently the cast and crew were so enamoured with working with him that he’s already been confirmed to return for season three. For his part, Smith has been effusive about how much he enjoyed working on the show, claiming “The Runaway Dinosaur” could... 

Kevin Smith Reckons His Flash Episode Is The Best Thing He’s Ever Directed

Kevin Smith Reckons His Flash Episode Is The Best Thing He’s Ever Directed
Comic shop mogul Kevin Smith has directed a few movies over the years: Mallrats, Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back, Dogma and Clerks among others. But in his latest “Fat Man On Batman” podcast he reveals what he thinks is the best thing he’s ever directed: his upcoming episode of The Flash (3.21), which has yet to be named. “It is wonderful, dude,” enthuses Smith. “First cut was 55 minutes… We got it down to the running time. It’s... 

The Death of ‘Superman Lives’; What Happened? to debut at MCM London Comic Con

The Death of ‘Superman Lives’; What Happened? to debut at MCM London Comic Con
Following a preview panel at last October’s MCM event, director Jon Schnepp will return to MCM London Comic Con in May for the European debut of his documentary film The Death of ‘Superman Lives’; What Happened? Resting in development at Warner Bros for much of the 90s, Superman Lives went through multiple incarnations, linked to the likes of Tim Burton, Nicholas Cage and Kevin Smith, as well as legendary producers Jon Peters... 

The Death of Superman Lives Panel at MCM London Comic Con

The Death of Superman Lives Panel at MCM London Comic Con
After Christopher Reeve donned his cape and tights for the last time in 1987, it would be another 19 years before Superman would next appear on cinema screens in Bryan Singer’s 2006 Superman Returns. Yet, during the 90s, another Superman movie – which, after multiple rewrites, came to be known as Superman Lives – was a long time in the works. Based on a comic arc that sees Superman killed by Doomsday and brought back to life by... 

Kevin Smith to co-write Batman/Green Hornet miniseries

Kevin Smith to co-write Batman/Green Hornet miniseries
DC Comics Batman 66 series is getting ready to turn green this May as USA Today and DC All Access announced that filmmaker Kevin Smith has teamed up with radio personality and major Bat-fan Ralph Garman to co-write a miniseries focusing on the 1960’s Batman/Green Hornet TV crossover. Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman host the Hollywood Babble-On Podcast in front of a live audience weekly. Kevin and Ralph will be known to many from their award... 

Interview with Shooting Clerks director Chris Downie

Interview with Shooting Clerks director Chris Downie
Shooting Clerks, no it’s not the story of my conquest against those grumpy b*stards at Sainsburys. It’s an Indiegogo campaign from Scottish indie film director Chris Downie. Downie is a freelance director that has spent the last few years producing biopic shorts with his friends for Kevin Smith’s YouTube channel “SmodCo Internet Television”. Director Kevin Smith Chris has accrued a team of trained actors and pro-filmmakers along with producers... 

Gotham gets its Gordon

Gotham gets its Gordon
Fox have announced that Ben McKenzie (Southland, The O.C) is to take on the lead role of Detective James Gordon in the upcoming Gotham television series. The announcement comes just weeks after it was announced that Gotham would no longer solely focus on the origin story of Commissioner Gordon, but will now feature all of the classic Batman villains, along with a young Bruce Wayne. “The show will arc a young Bruce Wayne from a child (around... 

New Batman Arkham Origins – Emotional TV Spot

New Batman Arkham Origins – Emotional TV Spot
Warner Bros. Games Montréal the developers behind Batman: Arkham Origins released a new TV spot via DC Games YouTube Channel. The 50 second TV spot essentially illustrates the birth of Batman, starting from that night in Crime Alley, flashing forward to his school days, to The League of Shadows and finishing on the Dark Knight tackling a masked foe. The initial reactions to the video are emotional; watching the face of a child as his parents are... 

Walt Flanagan talks Cryptozoic Man and Tell ‘Em Steve Dave

Walt Flanagan talks Cryptozoic Man and Tell ‘Em Steve Dave
Walter Flanagan and Bryan Johnson have once again teamed up to produce their third comic book project. The Tell ‘Em Steve Dave, and Comic Book Men stars, who previously brought us Karney and the brilliant War Of The Undead, have once again put pen (and pencil) to paper to create a truly original and captivating mini-series for Dynamite comics, called Cryptozoic Man. If their past projects are anything to go by, then this is going to be something... 

The Death Of Superman Lives: What Happened? Teaser Trailer

The Death Of Superman Lives: What Happened? Teaser Trailer
The failed Tim Burton directed, Kevin Smith written, Superman movie that almost materialised in the late 1990s, with Nicholas Cage starring as the Man Of Steel, has become something of an urban legend over the past few years. Famously described during one of Smith’s legendary ‘An Evening With’ DVD’s, Superman Lives would have taken the world by storm. After photos of Cage in the suit were leaked, filmmaker Jon Schnepp decided to take... 
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