COMIC REEL: Pics of "Batman v Superman’s" Cyborg; James Gunn’s Take on Cap’s Twist



With less than three weeks left to go until the “Batman v Superman” Ultimate Cut hits stores, behind-the-scenes photos from the set have surfaced of Ray Fisher’s Cyborg in the film.

The pics offer a better look at Cyborg’s transformation (which we saw very briefly in “Batman v Superman”), in addition to a close-up of Fisher’s half-cybernetic face.

Take a look at the Cyborg pics below:

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Additionally, shots of Jason Momoa’s Aquaman were unearthed from the set that show the underwater hero’s costume and trident before the CGI was added — revealing a gold armor that appeared much less shiny in the final version of the film.

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The set also provides a look at Wonder Woman, from her 2017 film, sporting a cloak.

The “Batman v Superman” Ultimate Cut arrives on Digital HD June 28, and on Blu-ray/DVD July 19.


“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn has sounded off on the Captain America Hydra twist, offering a very spoiler-y opinion on the changes to the character that were executed in this week’s “Captain America: Steve Rogers” #2.

Gunn wrote to Facebook:

“Captain America: Steve Rogers” #2 is in stores now.


Residents of Cynthiana, Kentucky, are honoring the creator of “The Walking Dead” and the series original and current artists — Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard — by painting a mural for the franchise on the wall of the town’s local theatre.

The following videos goes behind the design of the mural and the folks who painted it:

Portuguese artist Sergie Odeith is heading the project (with funding from the Cynthiana Arts Council) that will see Sheriff Rick Grimes, Carl, Michonne and Daryl Dixon depicted in the mural. Emily Ammerman, a board member on the council, said of the project, “We wanted this first mural to really make a statement…And it’s great to honor the Walking Dead, because it has been such a big hit and people here are proud of the local connections.”

Kirkman is set to revisit Cynthiana for “Walking Dead Day” in August. He and artist Tony Moore developed the project in Cynthiana while they were still residents.

Returns this fall on AMC


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“Arrow” is moving one step closer to the world of Green Lantern. The hit CW series has cast Carly Pope as Coast City reporter Susan Williams who, in the comics, is the sister-in-law of Green Lantern Hal Jordan.

Williams — in the comics, the wife of Hal Jordan’s brother, Jim — will come to Star City “looking to make a name for herself,” by going after Oliver Queen for a “big story.” She’ll make her debut in the third episode of “Arrow’s” fifth season.

Also joining the cast of “Arrow” is Tyler Ritter (“The McCarthys”) in a recurring role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ritter is playing Detective Malone, a replacement for Captain Lance (Paul Blackthorne) on the Star City Police Department, for the upcoming fifth season. Blackthorne will continue to appear on the series as a regular, despite not operating on the police force.

Returns Wednesdays this fall on the CW


Blu-ray box art and details have been revealed for “Captain America: Civil War.” The set will release in stores on September 13. Before that, the film will be available on the Disney Movies Anywhere and for digital download on September 2.

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Extras on the set include:

  • United We Stand, Divided We Fall – The Making of Captain America: Civil War Part 1 Part 2 – As the tension mounts, sides are chosen and lines drawn. Learn more about the characters on each side—from Captain America and Iron Man to the latest recruits. In this complete behind-the-scenes look at a landmark in the Marvel saga, we’ll examine their stories through exclusive footage and interviews and discover just what went into selecting the Super Hero teams, filming the epic action sequences and introducing Black Panther and Spider-Man to the MCU.
  • Captain America: The Road to Civil War – Explore the First Avenger’s fascinating evolution from loyal soldier to seasoned, conflicted hero who questions authority.
  • Iron Man: The Road to Civil War – From Gulmira to Sokovia, delve into the development and evolution of one of the most iconic characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Gag Reel – Break the tension of this high-stakes conflict with some hilarious outtakes featuring the lighter side of your favorite Super Heroes.
  • Deleted Extended Scenes – Check out never-before-seen footage that didn’t make the final cut of Captain America: Civil War.
  • Audio Commentary – Directors Anthony and Joe Russo and screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely deliver scene-by-scene insight and explain the storytelling challenges they faced creating the third installment of the Captain America franchise.
  • Open Your Mind: Marvel’s Doctor Strange – Exclusive Sneak Peek – Go behind and beyond the scenes as Doctor Strange makes his journey to the big screen.

“Captain America: Civil War” will be released on digital HD platforms and the Disney Movies Anywhere app on September 2; the film will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and on-demand on September 13.


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Marvel/Sony’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” has added six-time Emmy Award-winner Tyne Daly to the cast in an unspecified role. The 70-year-old actress made her mark on TV’s “Cagney Lacey” and “Judging Amy,” and most recently appeared in the Michael Showalter-directed comedy “Hello, My Name Is Doris.”

Daly joins Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Michael Barbieri, Kenneth Choi, Tony Revolori, Marisa Tomei, Martin Starr, Hannibal Buress, Abraham Attah, and many others for the film.

Directed by Jon Watts, and from a script by “Vacation’s” Jonathan M. Goldstein and John Francis Daley, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is slated for a for a July 7, 2017 release.

Opens July 7, 2017


Vinnie Jones (“Lock, Stock Two Smoking Barrels”) has joined the cast of director Matthew Vaughn’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service” sequel.

Jones let his casting known via his Twitter:

While Jones’ role hasn’t been disclosed, his picture with Julianne Moore could suggest an antagonistic role, considering Moore’s character was rumored as the film’s villain earlier this year.

Like the original, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” features a script by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman, with Vaughn back to direct. The film is slated for release on June 16, 2017.

Opens June 10,2017


Following in the footsteps of the newly-unveiled “Suicide Squad”-themed Converse sneakers, Hot Topic has rolled out its “Suicide Squad” fashion collection.

Debuting July 22, the line — heavy on Harley and The Joker — has sweaters, tank tops, dresses, skinny jeans, boxer shorts, a trench coat and more (including a black-and-silver “Puddin” choker).

Prices range from $10.32 (for the choker) to $89.90 (for the trench coat). The collection can be preordered from the Hot Topic website.

Take a look at a few samples from the “Suicide Squad” fashion line below:


The clothing be available in select stores beginning July 22.

Opens on August 5, 2016


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After only five episodes, AMC has renewed “Preacher” for an extended, 13-episode second season.

The first season has performed solidly on AMC, as the #2 series on the cable channel with an average of 3.3 million viewers per episode in Nielsen live plus 3 ratings.

On the series’ renewal, AMC president Charlie Collier said, “‘Preacher’ is a special television program and we’re eager to share with fans the rest of this wild first season and, now, an expanded second season…What Sam [Catlin], Seth [Rogen], Evan [Goldberg] and the entire creative team have achieved in bringing Garth Ennis’ graphic novel to the screen is extraordinary. We look forward to more time with these unforgettable characters be it in Heaven, Hell, Texas or beyond.”

Additionally, AMC is set to air a “Preacher” catch-up marathon that will show the first five episodes of the series, starting at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 30.

Airs Sundays on AMC

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