Despite roles in Marvel movies, Samuel L. Jackson prefers DC Comics

Marvel Cinematic Universe legend Samuel L. Jackson prefers reading DC Comics to Marvel stories. The 73-year-old actor may have played Nick Fury in multiple Marvel movies, but when it comes to reading some superhero adventures, he always turns to DC, the home of Batman, Superman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman and more. He confessed: “I’m a comic […]

Could actor David Ramsey be the next Black superhero in CW’s Arrowverse?

A new Black superhero may be coming to the CW’s Arrowverse franchise this year. Actor David Ramsey, known for his role as John Diggle in the series “Arrow,” has signed on to play the character once again and committed to appearing in both “The Flash” and “Supergirl.” He also is set to play a “mystery […]

Michael B. Jordan bringing comic book hero to film with ‘Static Shock’

Michael B. Jordan is heading back into the comic world that has paid such enormous dividends for his and many other actors’ careers. Jordan, who was the principal antagonist in 2018’s record-breaking blockbuster Black Panther, is set to produce Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ film Static Shock, which is based on the DC Comics character […]

Michael B. Jordan could be the next ‘Superman’

Could this be a case of going from one all-time comic book blockbuster to another? It is possible that Michael B. Jordan, the hated antagonist in the record-setting Black Panther film could be the next Clark Kent, as he is in talks to do the next reboot of the Superman movie, according to Variety magazine. […]

Zoe Kravitz gets big role in ‘The Batman’ movie

Zoe Kravitz has been cast in The Batman movie beating out a short list that included Zazie Beetz, Eiza Gonzalez and Alicia Vikander. The 30-year-old actress will star as Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson, who will play Batman/Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves’ upcoming Warner Bros / DC Comics movie. Anne Hathaway, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Halle Berry […]

Actress Storm Reid to join Idris Elba in ‘Suicide Squad’ reboot

A Wrinkle in Time star, Storm Reid has joined James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. The 16-year-old actress is set to play Idris Elba’s on-screen daughter in the upcoming follow-up to the 2016 DC Comics ensemble movie. Elba, 46, will play a new character in the sequel, rather than replacing Will Smith as hitman character Deadshot, […]

Aquaman surpasses box-office records

Aquaman — the highly anticipated film that stars Jason Momoa in the fresh adaptation of the classic DC Comics superhero — hits the big screens in the States on Dec. 21, but it is already making waves across the rest of the world. As reported by Variety, it pulled in $126.4 million over the weekend […]

Jaylin Simone and Jasmin Alyse Rutledge honor Black hidden figures in comics

Jaylin Simone, 12 and Jasmin Alyse 7, are sisters, actress (Jasmin), and models who caused quite a stir when their Black actress photo re-creations hit social media in 2016. This year, the Rutledge sisters return with a tribute to hidden figures of Marvel, DC and other comic worlds. While looking at comics with their dad, […]

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[jwplatform Yen6G32N] Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, and Will Smith lead an all-star ensemble cast in the highly anticipated action-packed film adaptation of DC Comics’ popular antihero team. Written and directed by David Ayer, Suicide Squad hits theaters Aug. 5.

Black Lives matter to Batman as he takes on bad cops in new comic series

The DC Comics superhero Batman is known for taking matters into his own hands when faced with injustice. But the latest upcoming issue has put Batman squarely into the Black Lives Matter movement. In the new graphic novel Dark Knight III: The Master Race, a black teen is walking down a dark Gotham City street when he […]

Vanessa Williams lands spot on CW drama ‘The Flash’

Veteran actress Vanessa Williams (“Chicago Hope“, New Jack City) has landed a role in the second season of the CW drama “The Flash.” Williams will take on the role of Mama West, mother of Iris West (Candice Patton) and wife to Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) in the series. According to Variety, the series, which […]

The rise of Black superheroes

It is nearly impossible to go to the movies and not see a trailer for the next up-and-coming superhero film. Ant Man dropped in theaters July 17, Fantastic Four starring Michael B. Jordan, will debut Aug. 7 and San Diego Comic Con just ended with a slew of trailers and teasers any fanboy/fangirl could ever […]

Common added to the cast of the highly anticipated ‘Suicide Squad’ movie

Grammy and Academy Award-winning rapper and actor Common has signed on to join the cast of Warner Bros.’ heavily buzzed about movie, Suicide Squad. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “Glory” rapper will join stars Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie in the film, though Common‘s role is yet to be determined. Based on DC […]

Young girl demands more female superheroes, DC Comics responds

A young girl, Rowan Hansen, 11, was granted an amazing wish when she campaigned for more female superheroes. Last month, the Champaign, Illinois, native wrote to DC Comics, voicing her disappointment with the lack of diversity among today’s most popular superheroes. “I love your comics,” she wrote (as excerpted by NBC’s “Today”), “but I would love […]

DC Comics introduces first openly transgender character in ‘Batgirl’

It doesn’t take a genius or a nerd to see that America is currently engrossed with the multilayered issue of LGBT rights and representation. And now the world of comics is getting into the mix as DC Comics recently introduced the first mainstream transgender comic book character in its Batgirl comic. In a recent interview […]

‘Green Lantern’ Premieres in Washington, D.C., Moviegoers React

Moviegoers in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area got a chance to preview Green Lantern days before the action flick is scheduled to be released in theaters nationwide. Produced by Liquid Soul Media, attendees also received a Green Lantern T-shirt and posters featuring several prominent characters in the film. After the screening, moviegoers shared their thoughts about […]

DC Comics Unveils African Batman

Throughout the years, comic books have reflected and paralleled, through fantasy, the growing changes in society. And while companies like Marvel have led the pack when it comes to diverse array of characters, DC Comics is now also adding a bit of diversity to its lineup of iconic Batman comics, announcing that it will now […]