As both DC and Marvel move towards exploring the idea of a cinematic multiverse, it has been confirmed in a recent report that director Matt Reeves' The Batman will be set in DCEU's Earth-2. An alternate Earth that will be familiar to comic book fans, this puts Robert Pattinson's Dark Knight in a completely separate universe to the likes of Ben Affleck's (something which had already been assumed) enabling The Batman to craft its own world away from the idea of a shared universe. Of course, The Batman could potentially one day crossover with the likes of Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League much like in the pages of DC comics. RELATED: The Batman That Could Have Been: How the Snyder Cut Sets Up Ben Affleck's Canceled Batflick This same report also claims that, while The Batman will stand alone in Earth-2, DC is planning for its upcoming movies and shows to share the same universe. The news that The Batman is being set on Earth-2 away … [Read more...] about The Batman Takes Place on Earth-2, Will J.J. Abrams’ Superman Join Him?
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About as far from a typical Oscar contender as you could imagine, the micro-budgeted Sound of Metal has nonetheless proved to be a genuine long-distance runner since it debuted a year and a half ago at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival. Few would have guessed that an intense, up-close study of a heavy metal drummer who suddenly goes deaf might actually have the makings of an audience favorite destined to be nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Actor, Supporting Actor and Screenplay. But so it is for this Amazon Studios release centered on exceptional, Oscar-nominated performances by Riz Ahmed and Paul Raci and directed and co-written by Darius Marder in his dramatic feature debut. Related Story Contenders Film: The Nominees - Watch The Nominees The opening focuses on the relentless drumming by Ruben (Ahmed), which serves as a reminder that hard rock drummers really do live on a different planet. But when Ruben returns to Earth having … [Read more...] about ‘Sound Of Metal’ Finds The Rhythm To Turn Its Intense Story Into An Audience Hit – Contenders Film: The Nominees
The 25th Annual Art Director’s Guild Awards is taking place tonight as a reimagined virtual show. Hosted by Curb Your Enthusiasm’s J.B. Smoove, the event runs from from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m., PT and celebrates outstanding production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, animated features and music videos. You can watch a livestream here . For the nominees and winners, see the list at the bottom of this post. Ryan Murphy is receiving the esteemed Cinematic Imagery Award honoring his work reflecting the highest quality of production design. The award will be presented by Matt Bomer, star of many of Murphy’s shows including Boys in the Band . Other presenters include Jordi Molla ( Jack Ryan ); Nicco Annan ( P-Valley ); Carey Mulligan ( Promising Young Woman ); producer, writer and director Emerald Fennell ( Promising Young Woman ); Tyra Banks; Maria Bakalova ( Borat Subsequent Moviefilm ), Aasif Mandvi ( Evil ); Jenna Elfman ( Fear the … [Read more...] about Art Directors Guild Awards Winners List – Updating Live
On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released new Covid-19 data, reporting 37 new deaths and 813 new positive cases of the virus. While Public Health said that L.A. County’s test positivity rate is now the lowest it’s been since the pandemic began, at 1.1%, case numbers and deaths reported may reflect delays in weekend reporting. The numbers reported today bring the County to a total of 23,467 deaths, and 1,225,256 confirmed cases. At time of reporting, 508 residents are hospitalized with Covid-19, 24% of whom are in the Intensive Care Unit. COVID-19 Daily Update: pic.twitter.com/QWBrThYJo8 — LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) April 10, 2021 Nine of today’s new deaths were of individuals over the age of 80, with 13 people between the ages of 65 and 79 lost to the virus. 11 individuals who died were between 50 and 64 years years of age, with three dying between ages 30 and 49, and one between the ages of 18 and 29. Testing … [Read more...] about L.A. County Reports 37 New Covid-19 Deaths & 813 New Positive Cases; Test Positivity Rate Is Lowest Since Pandemic Began