Posts Tagged ‘Batman’

Gotham Has Its Pre-Riddler

by Alex Beanon April 3, 2014
The name of the boy who will eventually grow up to become Frank Gorshin has been announced and it is Cory Michael Smith [“Camp X-Ray”]. Smith will play the young version of Edward Nygma [or E. Nygma, get it?], the alter ego of The Riddler, in Fox’s upcoming Batman origins-themed television series “Gotham”. “Gotham” is […]


Lorenzo Semple, Jr, 1966 “Batman” TV Series Screenwriter, 1923 – 2014

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter marks the passing of Lorenzo Semple, Jr., the screenwriter who is most likely to be remembered as the scribe for the first four episodes of the 1966 Batman TV series and the author of the series “bible,” which set the tone for the iconic superhero show. Semple contributed many instantly recognizable elements […]


Gotham’s Harvey Bullock Makes An Appearance

by Alex Beanon March 26, 2014
Fox released an image of Gotham police detective Harvey Bullock [Donal Logue] as a prelude to their upcoming Batman origins-themed television series “Gotham”. In addition to Logue, the cast includes 13-year-old David Mazouz [“Touch”] will play the role of the 10-year-old Bruce Wayne and Camren Bicondova [“Battlefield America”] as teenage orphan/pickpocket/street urchin Selena Kyle. “Gotham” […]

With Jada Pinkett Smith, Gotham Reels In Fish Mooney

by Alex Beanon February 19, 2014
The cast for Fox’s upcoming Batman origins-themed television series added another name to the impressive roster with Jada Pinkett Smith [everything “Madagascar”-related] cast as villain Fish Mooney, a nightclub owner who is also a gangster boss with extra sensory perception capabilities. “Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.


PR: “Beware the Batman” Season 1 Part 1 Available February 18, 2014 on DVD and Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2014
BEWARE THE BATMAN SEASON 1 PART 1 AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 18, 2014 ON DVD FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT, AND ON BLU-RAY™ FROM WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION BURBANK, CA (February 14, 2014) – The caped crusader continues to conquer Gotham City’s villains with the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of Beware The Batman: Shadows of Gotham, Season 1 […]

USA Today Previews “Batman the Animated Series” and “Star Wars Rebels” Toys

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2014
In advance of Toy Fair 2014, USA Today has taken a look at upcoming toys set to be displayed for the press and toy buyers. The newspaper spoke with Bruce Timm and Paul Dini in conjunction with a new line of 6-inch action figures based on Batman the Animated Series coming from DC Collectibles in […]


Donal Logue Joins Gotham Cast

by Alex Beanon February 12, 2014
The cast for Fox’s upcoming Batman origins-themed television series keeps getting larger and larger with the recent addition of Canadian actor Donal Logue [“Copper”] as Detective Harvey Bullock, a Clint Eastwood, Dirty Harry-type of detective who skirts rules but gets results against the baddies of Gotham City. “Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.
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Review: “The LEGO Movie” – If You Build It, They Will Come

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
LEGO. Do I really need to say any more? The plastic interlocking building toy has been a favourite of generations of kids, winning awards and hearts in equal measure. Pretty much everyone alive today has fond memories of creative play with the stuff, myself included. So when I heard a big budget LEGO movie was […]