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Joker: Madness For Two Confirmed By Director Todd Phillips

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After several years of whispers, rumours and conversations surrounding Joker 2. It is confirmed for the GO AHEAD! by returning Director Todd Phillips with star Joaquin Phoenix also set to return.

Joker debuted in 2019 to rave reviews from critics & several film festivals that saw it take home the prestigious Best Film Award at the Venice Film Festival, going on to score audience adoration and a whopping! box office success, becoming the first R-Rated movie in history to cross the $1 Billion mark. With this, a sequel was instantly brought into the conversation and whilst it was never confirmed, many had hoped it one day would be, despite some thinking it was unnecessary. Near 3 years since the first movies release, we now know another is really coming, and even a look at it’s title!

Via: Todd Phillips’ Instagram

Along with this, the director seemed to confirm both the title of the movie & news that Joaquin Phoenix will also return alongside him. A very good sign of confidence as previously, he has never returned to a role for any kind of sequel.

Via: Todd Phillips’ Instagram

THE MEANING BEHIND THE TITLE + FAN SPECULATION:

‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ translates to ‘Joker: Madness For Two’, some have already begun to speculate that this is a direct tease at Harley Quinn making her debut into the Joker Universe.

This is exciting news! And is a movie we all should be looking forward too, Todd Phillip’s surprised us with the excellence of the first movie, who’s to say he cant do it again?

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Black Adam | Official World Premiere Trailer

Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods-and imprisoned just as quickly-Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

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Action, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Release Date:

October 21, 2022

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Cast:

Dwayne Johnson, Noah Centineo

Plot Summary:

Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods-and imprisoned just as quickly-Black Adam (Johnson) is freed from his earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.

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Gotham Knights Official Nightwing & Red Hood Gameplay Reveal; Pre-Orders Available Today

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Warner Bros. Games and DC today revealed the first official gameplay of Nightwing and Red Hood in Gotham Knights, the upcoming open-world, third-person action RPG in development by Warner Bros. Games Montréal. Narrated by Game Director Geoff Ellenor, the new video debuts an extended look at both playable characters as they bring justice to Gotham City’s criminal element, while also investigating clues around the mysterious Court of Owls. In this gameplay walkthrough, each hero’s distinct fighting style and open-world traversal abilities are on full display, from Nightwing’s unique acrobatic combat and aerial glider to Red Hood’stwin firearm skills and powerful leaping capability.

Gotham Knights is scheduled to launch worldwide on Oct. 25, 2022. Please note, to provide players with the best possible gameplay experience, the game will release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC and will not be available for PlayStation 4 or Xbox One consoles.

Starting today, Gotham Knights will be available for pre-order on all launch platforms via the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Steam and Epic Games Store. Players can pre-order the Gotham Knights Standard Edition. The Gotham Knights Deluxe Edition can be pre-ordered, including the base game and Visionary Pack downloadable content (DLC) with exclusive gear, cosmetics, Beyond Suitstyle character skins inspired by the Batman Beyond animated series and more. The Gotham Knights Collector’s Edition can be pre-ordered, featuring the Deluxe Edition, augmented reality collectable pin, 16-page media book, exclusive Gotham City map, four-character statue diorama and more. Additionally, pre-orders will receive the 233 Kustom Batcycle Skin at launch, based on the vehicle’s first appearance in DC’s Detective Comics #233.

For more information on how pre-order Gotham Knights, visit GothamKnightsGame.com.

Gotham Knights features the Batman Family as players step into the roles of Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood and Robin, a new guard of trained DC Super Heroes who must rise up as the protectors of Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death. From solving mysteries that connect the darkest chapters in the city’s history to defeating notorious villains in epic confrontations, players will confront an array of challenges as they evolve into their own version of the Dark Knight.

Alongside the gameplay reveal WB Games UK has released several new stills, which you can view below.

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DC Showcase-Constantine: The House of Mystery Review  

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Warner Bros. Animation continues to glean beloved characters from DC’s robust library for the popular DC Showcase line of animated shorts, this time opting to elevate Constantine, Kamandi, The Losers, and Blue Beetle in the 2021-2022 compilation release, DC Showcase: Constantine – The House of Mystery. The shorts collection will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-ray on 2nd May and on Digital Download from 3rd May 2022.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and inspired by characters and stories from the iconic DC universe, the all-new quartet of DC Showcase shorts are produced by Rick Morales (Mortal Kombat Legends franchise, Injustice). Jim Krieg is the producer, and Sam Register is the executive producer.

While Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth!The Losers and Blue Beetle have all appeared as enhanced content on past DC Universe Movies, the extended-length Constantine – The House of Mystery makes its public debut as the anchor for this dynamic shorts compilation.

Synopsis

Matt Ryan (Constantine, Legends of Tomorrow) reprises his live-action and animated role as the Hellblazer himself in Constantine – The House of Mystery. In the all-new short, John Constantine wakes up in the eerie House of Mystery with no recollection of how he got there. Fortunately, Zatanna and his friends are all there. Unfortunately, they have a bad habit of turning into demons and ripping him to shreds, over and over again!

Constantine, The House of Mystery Courtesy of WB Home Entertainment

Telling stories through these showcase shorts offers stirring, mature adventures covering all corners of the DC universe. The anthology-style series throws the spotlight not just on the biggest DC superheroes but also on the characters that may be unfamiliar to the general public in surprising genre-defying ways.

After the events of Justice League Dark: Apocalypse war in which Constantine convinces the Flash and uses his magic to guide him in creating a new flashpoint in order to change the cataclysmic events and eventually save the Earth. However in doing so he’s meddled with time and unfortunately a price must be paid and Constantine must pay it.

The punishment bestowed upon him feels like a groundhog Day horror story as he’s trapped for eternity inside “The House of Mystery” a secret domain where none can escape from. Very little is known about this mysterious house, the architecture is indeterminate and changes periodically. The same holds true for inside the house as rooms constantly shift and one never enters the same room twice, One thing for sure though is that the house likes to play tricks on people and the superheroes that enter it.

If anything Constantine is put through the physical and emotional wringer and what he endures throughout his imprisonment is gory and gruesome.

Constantine, The House of Mystery Courtesy of WB Home Entertainment

Throughout the film there’s a mystery to be unraveled and its even more impactful thanks to Robert J. Kral’s incredible, haunting, and eerie score which truly elevate the films more supernatural sequences.

Matt Ryan continues to be the definitive Constantine, portraying him both in live action and animation. He truly made this role his own, with his splenetic humour and arrogance that the Hellblazer is well known for.

finalising the cast are Camilla Luddington (Grey’s Anatomy) and Ray Chase (Licorice Pizza) who reprise their roles from Justice League Dark: Apokolips War as Zatanna and Jason Blood/Etrigan, respectively, while Robin Atkin Downes (The Strain) and Damian O’Hare (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl) reprise their roles from Constantine: City of Demons as Negral and Chas, respectively. In addition, Grey Griffin (Scooby-Doo franchise) and Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba, Longmire, Young Guns) join the cast of the short, which is directed by Matt Peters (Injustice) from a script by Ernie Altbacker (Batman: Hush).

Constantine, The House of Mystery Courtesy of WB Home Entertainment

Verdict

Constantine: The House of mystery is a stacked twenty-seven-minute short film that features mystifying elements as well a few explicit scenes. Its gripping, gory and deliciously sinister whilst showcasing visual animation, haunting score and ultimately a mindbending hell-induced nightmare visit to The House of mystery


Constantine – The House Of Mystery is set for release on Blu-ray on 2nd May 2022 and on Digital Download on the 3rd May 2022.

Don’t forget to enter our competition HERE as we’re giving two lucky winners a copy of the new collection of DC Animated shorts, Constantine – The House Of Mystery on Blu-RayTM – UK ONLY!!!

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