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The Goonies Gets A Huge 4K Blu-ray Set From Warner Bros.

The Goonies Gets A Huge 4K Blu-ray Set From Warner Bros.

The 1985 Richard Donner classic will come out in a special box set edition as well as a single release The box set will include a map, a patch, buttons, and will come housed in a treasure chest box The release will include a 4K disc and a regular Blu-ray, along with a digital code[...]

Jerry O'Connell arrives for the {Event} on February 09, 2019 in Pasadena, CA. Editorial credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War – Jerry O'Connell Talks Superman

He watched them all, but his favorite remains the 1978 Richard Donner original The actor had an opportunity to play a role in a live-action setting screen testing for Superman Returns (2006) before the part went to Brandon Routh O'Connell's first exposure to voiceover work in the realm of Warner Bros animation for DC was[...]

“Lethal Weapon 5” Producer Dan Lin: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Richard Donner Returning, Awaiting Script

"Lethal Weapon 5" Producer Dan Lin: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Richard Donner Returning, Awaiting Script

In discussing revisiting franchises, it matters not “if” Hollywood revisits rather “when.” Dan Lin (Two Popes) revealed the development of a fifth Lethal Weapon film with original stars Mel Gibson and Danny Glover returning to star along with director Richard Donner during a Producers Roundtable for The Hollywood Reporter.[caption id="attachment_1154059" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Warner Bros[/caption] “We’re trying[...]

Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman

Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman (Spoilers)

If Watchmen was intended as a last word on superheroes, Doomsday Clock is all about why superheroes have longevity, and specifically, the original superhero that would embody all the tropes that would one day be common, Superman.Geoff Johns, its writer, worked in Los Angeles, as a production assistant alongside Superman movie director Richard Donner in[...]

Kevin Hart to Star in Paramount's 'Scrooged' Remake

Kevin Hart to Star in Paramount's "Scrooged" Remake

Kevin Hart will be asking fans “to put a little love in their heart” as he'll be developing and starring in Paramount's remake of Scrooged, the 1988 modernized take on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol that starred Bill Murray and directed by Richard Donner.[caption id="attachment_955041" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Kevin Hart - Photo by Tinseltown /[...]

'SUPERMAN THE MOVIE': Profound Impact Still Felt on 40th Anniversary

[Editor's Note: This piece comes to us from filmmaker Charles de Lauzirika, who was kind enough to share his memories of seeing "Superman The Movie" for the first time in theaters on the anniversary of Richard Donner's film releasing on December 15th, 1978.]“They can be a great people, Kal-El They wish to be They only lack[...]

Superman (1978) Is FINALLY Getting a 4K Release

It's a bird, it's a plane, IT'S RICHARD DONNER'S 1978 SUPERMAN finally being released on 4K!We've been waiting FOREVER to see Christopher Reeve's friend from another star in 4K, and it's finally happening this year.The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of Superman will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR, which expands the color palette and contrast range by uses dynamic[...]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Bleeding Cool's Big Hopping Action Comics #1000 (Admittedly Late) Podcast

We both enjoyed the Geoff Johns, Richard Donner, and Olivier Coipel story with the infamous car from the cover to the original Action Comics #1.In any case, despite the lateness of this particular podcast, I hope you enjoy this discussion of Superman and Action Comics #1000 We certainly enjoyed making it, and my co-hosts were an absolute joy to work with[...]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

I will say that my personal favorites from the release have to be “The Car” from Geoff Johns, Richard Donner, Olivier Coipel, Alejandro Sanchez, and Nick Napolitano and “Faster Than a Speeding Bullet” by Brad Meltzer, John Cassaday,  Laura Martin, and Chris Eliopoulos, with the one that did the least for me being “Actionland” by[...]

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Geoff Johns, DC President, No Longer Reports To DC

In the nineties, Kevin Feige was an assistant to executive producer Lauren Shuler Donner on movies such as Volcano and You've Got Mail, and got to know her husband Richard Donner well.He also got to know Geoff Johns, who was working as an intern to Richard Donner, then a production assistant on films such as Conspiracy Theory[...]


Lethal Weapon Pilot Adds Jonathan Fernandez And Keesha Sharp

The character is described "dry-toned and creative."The pilot, based on the 1989 Richard Donner film stars Damon Wayans Sr as Roger Murtaugh, a detective ordered to avoid stress following a minor heart attack He is partnered with ex-Texas cop Martin Riggs, played by Clayne Crawford, who moves to Los Angeles following the loss of his[...]

Geoff Johns Praises Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins; Compares To Richard Donner

In a Twitter post spotted by Comic Book Movie, DC Entertainment chief creative officer Geoff Johns praised the work of Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins. Amazing watching @PattyJenks at work — reminds me of Donner! Optimism, energy and all passion! XO — Geoff Johns (@geoffjohns) February 19, 2016 Johns worked as an assistant to the […]

Fox Orders Lethal Weapon Pilot With Damon Wayans As Murtaugh

No one has yet been cast as Martin Riggs, the part originated by Mel Gibson.As in the original film, written by Shane Black and directed by Richard Donner, Murtaugh will be partnered up with a loose cannon detective who might be suicidal Unlike the backstory of the films, Riggs will be a recent transplant from Texas following the[...]

Zack Snyder Says He Did Not Change Superman; Followed "The True Canon"

If you’re a fan of the old movies, yeah, I changed him a bit."The old films, initiated by Richard Donner's Superman in 1978, portrayed a gentler and well-adjusted stranger visitor in the form of actor Christoper Reeve The genial character was re-embodied by Brandon Routh in Superman Returns, director Bryan Singer's love letter to the[...]

Tales From The Crypt Returns As Part Of TNT Horror Block

Robert Zemeckis was a producer and featured stories adapted by Richard Donner, Fred Dekker, Walter Hill, Frank Darabont and Tobe Hopper, among others.TNT was also active in broadcasting horror as part of its MonsterVision block in the 1990s It featured classic horror movies and host John Bloom in his Joe Bob Briggs persona It was cancelled in[...]

Damien Gets New Trailer And Premiere Date

Taking a look at this new trailer for Damien, we see that this is an extension of the original Richard Donner film from 1976 and some clips from the film are included. The new series follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 horror film, The Omen, who has grown up[...]

Transporter TV Star To Play Non On Supergirl

Chris Vance, star of The Transporter television series will appear on CBS's Supergirl as Non, according to The Hollywood Reporter.As seen in the Richard Donner directed Superman feature films -- if one accounts for the special cut of Superman II on home video -- Non, played by Jack O'Halloran, is a mute brute of tremendous strength, even amongst[...]

Is Johns And Romita's Superman Meant To Be 'Superman IV: The Quest For Peace' Done Right?

It's not very good.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWNqbqcV4dU[/youtube]But with today's Superman #35, writer Geoff Johns, who worked as Superman movie director/producer Richard Donner's assistant, seems to be trying to rectify some of the themes in that movie, giving them a different context and presenting a very different solution, courtesy of Superman-alike Ulysses.So in today' issue, Ulysses not only becomes aware[...]