E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, Oliver is probably having an SVU marathon. Oliver was formerly an entertainment editor at Huff Post and has written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage.
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Hugh Jackman Drives a Limo in New Black and White ‘Logan’ Clip
If anything, we can expect James Mangold’s Logan will be a departure from the rest of the X-Men franchise. A new mysterious clip dropped by 20th Century Fox today gives fans a little taste of what Hugh Jackman’s next outing as Wolverine will be like.
Most of Dan Harmon’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Jokes Didn’t Make It in the Final Cut
Sometimes humor doesn’t come from jokes, but perspective. And when you’re making one superhero movie after another in the same cinematic universe, it can be helpful to get an outsider’s two cents. That’s what Marvel did when they brought on Community creator Dan Harmon to help with some last-minute script work on Doctor Strange. Now the film’s director Scott Derrickson has revealed what exactly Harmon’s contributions were.
Ben Affleck Gives ‘The Batman’ Update, Says Chill Out, He’s Working On It
Ben Affleck is frustrated. And who could blame him? Anyone who dons Batman’s iconic cape and mask is immediately the center of superhero fans’ attention, both positive and negative. But Affleck doesn’t just want to live in a Batman bubble and only be asked about Batman. (Valid, but what did you expect dude?)
Batman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, The Flash and Aquaman Pose for New ‘Justice League’ Photo
Over the weekend, USA Today dropped their 2017 movie preview and a handful of new photos of some of the year’s most anticipated movies. One of those was, of course, DC’s Justice League. We’ve seen some brief behind-the-scenes looks and some new looks at Wonder Woman, Batman, and The Flash, but now the whole gang has arrived.
First ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer: Hey, Those Aren’t the Real Avengers
You feel that? That tingling Spidey sense? That can only mean one thing: The very first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer has finally arrived. Two trailers, actually — the official domestic trailer and an international trailer with even more footage, featuring our first look at Michael Keaton’s Vulture, helpful life advice from Tony Stark, some fake Avengers, and all the awkward pain of high school.
‘Doctor Strange’ Screenwriter Jon Spaihts on the Movie’s Trippy Visuals, The Ancient One Casting, and a Potential Sequel
After 30 years of trying to bring the mystical surgeon Stephen Strange from the page to the screen, Doctor Strange is finally making his movie debut.
Kevin Feige Says Diversity Will Set ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Apart From Other ‘Spider-Man’ Movies
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has already made some major strides in bringing diversity to the big screen. With Black Panther on the way and Spider-Man: Homecoming casting an actress of color in the (rumored) role of Mary Jane, we’re looking at a much less white future for superhero movies. But the latest Spider-Man movie will also look much different from the previous iterations takes to one small details: realistic high schools.
Director Rick Famuyiwa Drops Out of ‘The Flash’ Movie
Things are not looking good for Warner Bros.’ The Flash solo movie. The DC Film already lost its director this past April, and now his replacement has dropped out.
Zack Synder Shares a New Photo of Wonder Woman in ‘Justice League’
It’s been an amazing year for Wonder Woman fans. Following Gal Gadot‘s on-screen debut as Diana Prince in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the trailers for her solo movie, and confirmation of the the character’s bisexuality, Wonder Woman also turned 75th anniversary this week. To celebrate her long history on the page and screen, United Nations named Wonder Woman an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls under their new global gender advocacy program. So while it’s been a bad week for women in real-life thanks to Wednesday night’s American Horror Story: The Presidential Debates, at the very least, we have a female superhero making strides.
Michael Fassbender Jumps Off More Buildings in New ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Trailer
We learned earlier this year that ‘Assassin’s Creed’ would take place in the present more than the past, and the latest trailer gives a better look at that ratio.