Warner Bros. announced today that Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel. The model-turned-actress will star alongside Henry Cavill (Superman) and Ben Affleck (Batman) in the film.
Director Zach Snyder released the following statement about Gadot's casting: "Wonder Woman is arguably one of the most powerful female characters of all time and a fan favorite in the DC Universe. Not only is Gal an amazing actress, but she also has that magical quality that Tell Me More!
Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero are working to develop an iZombie television show for The CW based on Chris Roberson and Mike Allred's comic of the same name. iZombie is a story about a zombie named Gwendolyn who works in a graveyard and begrudgingly devours brains of the deceased, but once she eats a brain, she gains the former owners memories and she often completes their unfinished business. Gwen hangs out with her two best friends, a ghost named Ellie, and a were-terrier Tell Me More!
Tonner, a high end doll company, will be releasing several new dolls based on DC Comics' New 52 artwork by Jim Lee. This December, versions of New 52 Supergirl, Mera, Wonder Woman (prototype photo not yet released), and a classic version of Harley Quinn, will be available for fans to own. Supergirl, Mera and Wonder Woman (16 inches tall) will be sold for roughly $200 each, and will have rooted hair, 14 points of articulation and come with a stand. Harley Quinn will be priced at $350 and will Tell Me More!
Mike Maihack draws some of the most adorable Supergirl/Batgirl comics, but we especially love his holiday themed strips. His newest adventure features Supergirl and Batgirl patrolling Gotham and acquiring candy on Halloween night. We especially love Supergirl's last line.
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Fans of DC's beloved and long lost Batgirl, Stephanie Brown, can finally rejoice as Steph will be returning to DC in the spring for Batman Eternal. The announcement was made during the DC Comics Batman panel by Scott Snyder after a fan inquired about her future. According to Snyder, “no one was trying to shelve her. It was more about finding the right time to reintroduce her.” She'll be returning as Spoiler in issue #3 of the new weekly comic, Batman Eternal. At every single DC panel Tell Me More!
The CW has released 17 new promo photos from the season two premiere of Arrow, called City of Heroes. The photos give us a look at Summer Glau, who is joining the cast this upcoming season. The official episode synopsis is "Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) travel to Lian Yu in search of Oliver (Stephen Amell) who left Starling City after The Undertaking. Convinced to return home, Oliver finds that things are in worse shape than he thought – Isabel Rochev (guest star Tell Me More!
I've been a huge fan of Teen Titans for ages so I'm always excited to hear about a new incarnation of the team. Cartoon Network has rebooted the Teen Titans Go! animated series and it looks like we'll be getting a comic based on the series this December. The series will focus on interactions between characters and maintain the same comedic element that's present in the show. The series will have alternating story arcs written by Merrill Hagan and Sholly Fisch. The series will follow Batman Tell Me More!
This amazing stop motion animation video of the classic Batman intro was created using Mattel's new line of 60's inspired Batman action figures. All of the music is performed by Oklahoma City-based folk band, O’Fidelis and the hand drawn background were made by Nathan Poppe. Enjoy!
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The CW has released the first poster for season 2 of Arrow. The poster features Oliver Queen(Stephen Arnell) front and center, surrounded by the rest of the cast, including Oliver Queen, John Diggle, Laurel Lance, Felicity Smoak, Thea Queen, Roy Harper, and Slade Wilson. Season 2 of Arrow premieres on The CW at 8pm on Wednesday October 9th.
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Creators Paul Dini and Joe Quinones are teaming up to create an original graphic novel for DC Comics based on two of our favorite superheroines, Zatanna Zatara and Black Canary. Dini has previously written a Zatanna ongoing series for DC, as well as Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy in Batman: The Animated Series, so we're very confident in Dini's ability to write female superheroes well. Meanwhile, you may know Joe Quinone's artwork from the recent Captain Marvel covers he's been illustrating for Tell Me More!