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Ben Affleck officially out as Batman

Matt Reeves’ film gets new, younger Caped Crusader and a release date!

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Boom! Ben Affleck has led his last Batdance.

Warner Bros has announced that the long-gestating “The Batman”, a standalone caped crusader yarn that at one stage Affleck was attached to direct as well as star, has been scheduled for a 2021 release. Matt Reeves, who took over directing duties from Affleck when the actor opted to wear only one hat on the flick, remains onboard but Affleck does not.

As per previous reports, the script for the film has been reworked so that the world can be reintroduced to Batman in his younger years.

It’s been long speculated that Affleck was off the project – purportedly unhappy, and understandably so, with the films he had played the character in – but this is the first official confirmation of the exit.  The actor. , reportedly worked hard with the “” helmer on the project but ultimately decided he wasn’t where he wanted to be.

Affleck took to Twitter to wish Reeves all the best on the project.

A number of younger actors have been mooted to inherit Alfred, including Jack O’Connell (“Unbroken”) and Scott Eastwood (“The Fate of the Furious”) but the search is assumingly still underway and producers are a ways-off from making their pick.

In a recent interview, the “War for the Planet of the Apes” director stated that the tone of “The Batman” would be very ‘noir’.

“It’s very much a point of view-driven, noir Batman tale,” he said. “It’s told very squarely on his shoulders, and I hope it’s going to be a story that will be thrilling but also emotional. It’s more Batman in his detective mode than we’ve seen in the films. The comics have a history of that. He’s supposed to be the world’s greatest detective, and that’s not necessarily been a part of what the movies have been. I’d love this to be one where when we go on that journey of tracking down the criminals and trying to solve a crime, it’s going to allow his character to have an arc so that he can go through a transformation.”

The film will see Batman going up against several villains, one of whom is rumored to be The Penguin.

“The Batman” will open June 25, 2021.

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William Sadler will return for Bill & Ted 3. Excellent!

His character of Death returning

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“Bill & Ted Face the Music” will begin production this summer, and it’s been made official that William Sadler will return as Death for the third film! The actor appeared in “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey”, and writers Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson previously stated their intent to write the character back in.

As previously announced, Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves will be returning as the titular characters, and Dean Parisot is directing. The film is due out August 2020.

The plot: Two would-be rockers from San Dimas, California, were once told they’d save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, but find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.

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New Spider-Man: Far From Home posters revealed, sending our friendly neighbourhood hero global

Peter Parker is back!

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Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has gone global!

Peter Parker returns in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”, the next chapter of the “Spider-Man™: Homecoming” series! Our friendly neighbourhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!

Starring Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr with Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Directed by Jon Watts.

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” is in cinemas July 4 – check out the new posters below!

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Clueless cast reunite to celebrate 25th Anniversary!

Alicia SIlverstone, Paul Rudd, Breckin Meyer and Donald Faison were present

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The cast of ’90s gem “Clueless” reunited at C2E2 at McCormick Place Saturday afternoon to share memories of working on the now 25-year-old comedy classic.

While a couple of cast members were noticeably absent (specifically, Stacey Dash, who played Dionne, and the late, wonderful Brittany Murphy, who left us in 2009), the 2,800 seat hall did get to spend quality time with Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Breckin Meyer and Donald Faison.

While most of the cast had understandably aged, Rudd seems to be stuck in time.

“I’m 80 years old on the inside.” He pointed to his chest: “In here, pure darkness — and a little moisturizer.”

“They had to knock on Paul’s trailer an hour early because he had to finish sucking the lifeblood out of babies”, said Meyer, who played skateboarder Travis in the film.

While the audience seemed to be gunning for solid word on some sort of sequel, the cast reiterated that the film is  – sadly – going to be rebooted… without them.

Check out some of the pics from the panel :

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