COMIC REEL: "Batman V Superman" Toy Hints At Lex Luthor Warsuit; Clip Goes Behind The Scenes Of "Civil War"

Mon, January 4th, 2016 at 7:49am PST

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Brett White, Assistant Editor

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
The website Idle Hands has spotted an upcoming 3-pack of "Batman v Superman" toys including Batman, Superman, and a suit of armor for Lex Luthor. The armored figure bears a strong resemblance to the green and purple armor worn by Luthor in the comics, and (as Idle Hands points out) the figure has the LexCorp logo on the chest. The question now is whether or not Jesse Eisenberg will wear the suit in the feature film.

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Opens March 25, 2016

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
The Disney Channel has aired a quick behind the scenes look at "Civil War." It's light on reveals but does feature Robert Downey Jr.'s official "Iron Man" handshake.

Opens May 6, 2016

DAREDEVIL
Entertainment Weekly has revealed that "Daredevil" will return for a second season in March.

Returns to Netflix in March

DEADPOOL
The official runtime for 20th Century Fox's "Deadpool" could have been revealed over at the studio's Spanish website for the film. According to the site, "Deadpool" is set to be 106 minutes -- or 1 hour and 46 minutes -- in length.

Hot Toys has released the first batch of images for their upcoming Deadpool figure based on the character's movie look.

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A few new stills from "Deadpool" have arrived featuring Ryan Reynolds in full costume and Morena Baccarin.

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Opens February 12, 2016

THE FLASH
Entertainment Weekly has confirmed the character's return to the show -- although it comes with a bit of a twist.

“We are beyond excited to have Robbie back on 'The Flash,'” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg told EW. “You can’t keep a good Firestorm down. Only this time, he’s back with a twist, a deadly Earth-Two version of our beloved Ronnie in the form of Deathstorm.”

Kreisberg's comments confirm that Amell will be playing the Earth-Two version of the character; "Flash's" second season has featured a number of characters from the parallel Earth, including alternate versions of Harrison Wells and Linda Park. The EW article also hints that Caitlin Snow and Ronnie Raymond will also be a couple on Earth-Two -- a super-powered supervillain couple comprised of Killer Frost and Deathstorm.

Yesterday, Canadagraphs tweeted a picture of Amell on set in his Deathstorm uniform.

Airs Tuesdays on the CW

SUPERGIRL
CBS has released a few clips from "Blood Bonds," the first new episode of "Supergirl" in 2016.

Additionally, CBS has released a quick recap of the show's season, refreshing fans on the series' high points so far.

Airs Mondays on CBS

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE
Kia has released a new car commercial that reimagines their new Sportage as the source of unimaginable mutant power that turns Professor Xavier's eyes black.

Opens May 27, 2016

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