Margot Robbie dances around the rumored Joker/Harley Quinn movie. Go behind the bricks with a ton of new Lego Ninjago Movie footage. Gotham’s David Mazouz teases a very villainous Ra’s al Ghul. Plus, pictures from the return of The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow and behind the scenes on Star Trek: Discovery. Spoilers now!
X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Daniel Cudmore, the original actor to play Colossus in X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, and X-Men: Days of Future Past, has singed on to the latest X-film—but in an undisclosed role, so there’s a possibility it’s to play another character.
Beth Mickle (Drive, Only God Forgives) has been hired as the film’s production designer. [Omega Underground]
Zak Olkewicz has been hired to write Michael Bay’s adaptation of Wesley Chu’s dystopian time travel novel. [Deadline]
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
In a since-deleted Tweet, Mark Hamill suggested a fan eager to see the latest trailer should “watch Monday Night Football on Monday October 9th- for no reason in particular,” so expect a trailer that night. [Star Wars News Net]
The Joker & Harley Quinn
Coming Soon asked Margot Robie for confirmation on the rumored Joker/Harley Quinn movie from directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.
I heard that too. They’re great! It’s fun working with a directing duo, and I love them. I’ve obviously done two films with them so I think they’re just brilliant. I’m personally a sucker for a love story. In any iteration. I think people enjoy seeing two characters who, in Harley and Joker’s case, would die for one another. It’s kind of romantic in a messed up way.
Speaking with Cinema Blend, Sebastian Stan revealed he begins filming next month.
I still haven’t read a script for this next one. For this fourth one. All I know is I’m going down there in October, and that’s all I know. I still actually haven’t read a script for the last one. [laughs] All I knew was what I was involved in, and I was kept on a very ‘need to know’ basis. Maybe that’s the norm. But it’s a family system. There’s a trust, and there’s a sense of knowledge between the writers and the directors, with Kevin [Feige]… that shows up.
A new trailer for the alien invasion thriller starring Lee Pace has landed.
The Lego Ninjago Movie
A “behind the bricks” featurette introduces the film’s cast.
Better still, the film’s first ten minutes have been posted to Youtube.
Speaking with Rotten Tomatoes, David Mazouz stated Ra’s al Ghul will be up to some “awful, awful very, very controversial things” this season.
Yes, absolutely. I would say this is the most evil Ra’s al Ghul. This is the Ra’s al Ghul that will do awful, awful, very, very controversial things that I’m surprised they’re letting us do on national television.
Syfy’s Happy! adaptation has pushed back its premiere date to December 6th. [Entertainment Weekly]
The CW has released another trailer for season four that examines Iris and Cisco’s conflicting feelings about the return of Barry Allen.
A gallery of photos from the season premiere, “The Flash Reborn” has also been released. Samuroids! More at the link. [Coming Soon]
Legends of Tomorrow
Meanwhile, the Legends face down Roman centurions while vacationing in Aruba in the season premiere, “Aruba Con”. Head to the link to see more. [Heroic Hollywood]
Star Trek: Discovery
The official Star Trek Youtube page has a behind-the-scenes featurette.
Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, after years of wearing wigs to play Daenerys, has bleached her hair in preparation for filming the show’s final season.
The Last Man on Earth
Finally, here’s a promo for season four of The Last Man on Earth.
Banner art by Jim Cooke.