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Will We Get A Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone

Will We Get a Glimpse of 5G in Batman: The Joker War Zone?

And that the Batman series, relaunching as a new Batman #1 after Batman #100, would be written by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley.Then things changed 5G champion publisher Dan DiDio was fired The Generations one-shots that would have led up to 5G disappeared from the schedule - even the Free Comic Book Day title Generation Zero[...]

Gone With the Wind is Gone from HBO Max For Now

Gone With the Wind is Gone from HBO Max For Now

Many considered Clark Gable’s portrayal of Rhett Butler to be a cool representation of American manhood at the time. The Editorial That Took Down a Movie This move came after an editorial in the Los Angeles Times by screenwriter John Ridley, who has written superhero comics for DC Comics and won an Oscar for the script of[...]

Whatever Happened to John Ridley's Other History Of The DC Universe?

Whatever Happened to John Ridley's Other History Of The DC Universe?

The highlight being their “The Many Shades of Heroism: DC Heroes Through the African-American Lens” panel which included the announcement by John Ridley of his new comic book for DC, The Other History Of The DC Universe Ridley had recently won an Oscar for writing the movie 12 Years A Slave, and had seen his[...]

John Ridley, Luke Fox Batman, 5G, No More?

John Ridley, Luke Fox Batman, 5G, No More?

If I were John Ridley, I would begin to suspect that I was under some kind of curse Admittedly, I would have won an Oscar for writing the screenplay for 12 Years A Slave But when I returned to my true love, writing comic books, things seemed to fall apart I got to revisit and[...]


First Clip Of Outkast's Andre Benjamin As Jim Hendrix In All Is By My Side‏

Poots was acting Benjamin off the screen, though.All Is By My Side was written and directed by John Ridley, recent Oscar winner for 12 Years a Slave, sometime scribe of Wildstorm comics He's probably the best reason to feel invested in it.Here's a quiet moment with Andre Benjamin as Jim Hendrix in his off-stage[...]

When An Oscar Winner Used To Write Comics

John Ridley is a rather hot writer right now.His Oscar last night for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years A Slave is only the tip of the iceberg.He just wrote and directed All Is By My Side, the Jimi Hendrix biopic He rewrote the new Ben-Hur movie, and ABC have green-lit the pilot for a[...]