Bryan Singer teases X-Men: Apocalypse’s post-credits sting. The Archie Comics series Riverdale gets a series. Pacific Rim 2 has found its writer. You’ll be waiting a while yet before the next season of Attack on Titan. Plus, new pictures from Warcraft, and the first clips from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2. Spoilers!
Following the reports that the first part of Justice League will focus not on Darkseid as the villain, but his lieutenant Steppenwolf, Heroic Hollywood has come to back up the claims, saying that Steppenwolf is indeed the film’s primary villain, while Darkseid appears at the end.
But on top of that, Darkseid apparently stars in a flashback sequence at the beginning of the movie to explain why there are three Mother Boxes (one was seen being used in the creation of Cyborg in Batman v Superman) on Earth—set 30,000 years in the past where the combined forces of the Amazons, Atlanteans, and Man fight off an invasion attempt by Darkseid. As ever with rumors like this, take it all with a pinch of salt.
James Gray has been attached to direct this new scifi film, details of which are currently being kept under wraps. [ComingSoon]
Bryan Singer has a hilariously nebulous description of the film’s post-credit scene, which could have links to... any future X-Men universe film?
It’s a nod toward potentially a lot of different movies. I mean certainly the Wolverine movie is related to what happens at the end of it, but there’s also another character that’s introduced, at least in name, in the tag and he could show up in any host of different X-Men films. Maybe a Gambit movie, maybe another X-Men movie.
Pacific Rim 2
Jurassic World scriptwriter Derek Connolly will script the film. [THR]
Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2
James Gunn has confirmed that Kurt Russell has wrapped on the film.
Lucas Till will star in this ghost-themed scifi film, playing the son of a scientist who conducted horrifying human experiments that, unsurprisingly, come back to haunt him. [ComingSoon]
Here are a few new pictures from the film. There’s more at the link. [ComingSoon]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2
Here’s a new Bebop and Rocksteady themed promo.
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Tim Burton introduces an extended look at the film.
Good news! The CW’s Archie Comics series has been picked up for a series order. [TV.com]
Ross Butler has joined the show in a recurring role. He’ll play Nathan, a member of the lacrosse team who makes the mistake of being in Teen Wolf while not believing in the supernatural. [The Wrap]
Attack on Titan
Bad news for fans of the anime—a Spanish distributor claims that the highly anticipated second season of the show has been delayed even further, and will now not release until 2017. [Crunchyroll]
Finally, here’s a gallery of images from “Lost in the Flood”—you can find more at the link. [Spoiler TV]
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.