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Disney to Reboot "The Rocketeer" With Black Female Lead

Disney to Reboot "The Rocketeer" With Black Female Lead

A "sequel-reboot" of the 1991 film is in development at Disney, which plans to kick off the new franchise with a black female lead character.

EXCLUSIVE: Babs Tarr Takes

EXCLUSIVE: Babs Tarr Takes "Doom Patrol" to the Arcade in First Issue Variant

Comic Books

Have a look at Babs Tarr's retro "Doom Patrol" #1 variant cover that takes Robotman, the Chief and the rest of the gang to an arcade.

1 minute ago
by Anthony Couto
Watch the Original Singer Belt Out the

Watch the Original Singer Belt Out the "Pokemon" Theme

TV

We challenge you to watch an energetic Jason Paige sing the "Pokémon" theme song without joining in with him.

9 minutes ago
Feige Compares

Feige Compares "GotG 2's" Baby Groot to Resurrected Spock in "Star Trek III"

Comic Books, Film

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige discusses Groot's evolving character in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

26 minutes ago
by Anthony Couto
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Invincible Iron Man" #12 Has Tony Stark Explain His Disappearance

Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR an exclusive first look at Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato's "Invincible Iron Man" #12, a "Civil War II" tie-in.

1 hour ago

"Daria," "Beavis & Butt-Head" and More Return With '90s-Focused MTV Classic

TV

MTV will go retro beginning Aug. 1 with MTV Classic, which will air favorites from the 1990s, from "Unplugged" and "Road Rules" to "Aeon Flux" and "Daria."

1 hour ago
Another Justice League Member is Joining Batman in

Another Justice League Member is Joining Batman in "Suicide Squad"

Comic Books, Film

A spoilery new detail from the "Suicide Squad" press kit reveals that another Justice Leaguer, besides Batman, will appear in the film.

1 hour ago
by Anthony Couto
Disney to Reboot

Disney to Reboot "The Rocketeer" With Black Female Lead

Film

A "sequel-reboot" of the 1991 film is in development at Disney, which plans to kick off the new franchise with a black female lead character.

1 hour ago
by Meagan Damore
Watch: Matt Damon Was Born to Battle Monsters in

Watch: Matt Damon Was Born to Battle Monsters in "The Great Wall" Trailer

Film

An elite force and a massive wall stand between humanity and ferocious monsters in the trailer for the upcoming film from Zhang Yimou.

1 hour ago
Why

Why "Agents of SHIELD" Chose Robbie Reyes As Its Ghost Rider

TV

Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeph Loeb and more offer details about Ghost Rider, his family, and the way he'll roar onto the show.

1 hour ago
by Meagan Damore

"Walking Dead's" Payton Discusses Ezekiel's POV, Working With A "Tiger"

TV

Khary Payton opens up about his "Walking Dead" audition process and reveals what it's like working with his CG sidekick.

2 hours ago
by Brett White
When Did We Learn That Wolverine Had False Memories?

When Did We Learn That Wolverine Had False Memories?

Comic Books

When did we learn that Wolverine had problems with his memory? Surprisingly late in his comic career, as it turns out...

2 hours ago

"Cul De Sac" Creator Richard Thompson Passes Away

Comic Books

The celebrated cartoonist passed away July 27, seven years after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. He was 58.

2 hours ago
Jim Lee Perfectly Explains Why DC Comics'

Jim Lee Perfectly Explains Why DC Comics' "Rebirth" is Not A Reboot

Comic Books

DC's co-publisher breaks down exactly why labeling the publisher's Rebirth initiative a reboot is incorrect.

2 hours ago
by Kevin Melrose

"Wolf Creek" TV Series Looks Just as Creepy as You'd Imagine

TV

The spinoff of Greg McLean's 2005 horror film will premiere in October on American television.

2 hours ago
16 Comic Book Characters That Ran for President

16 Comic Book Characters That Ran for President

Comic Books

As the United States Presidential cycle kicks into high gear, CBR spotlights 16 comic book characters that ran for President!

2 hours ago
by Brian Cronin

"Torque" Director Shares Swamp Thing Animation Test for Canned "Dark Universe" Film

Film

The live-action "Dark Universe" film could've happened, and now director Joseph Kahn has provided proof with a fully animated Swamp Thing.

2 hours ago
by Brandon Staley

"Batman: The Killing Joke" Earns $3.8 Million in Two-Night Theatrical Run

Comic Books, Film

The nationwide special screening event did exceptionally well in anticipation of the film's Blu-ray and DVD release next week.

3 hours ago
by Andrew Paul
Move Over, Dick Grayson,

Move Over, Dick Grayson, "Rear of the Year" Goes to Tom Hiddleston

TV, Film

The "Thor: Ragnarok" star was been presented with the lighthearted award, which recognizes "British celebrities with prize-winning rear assets."

3 hours ago
by Kevin Melrose
Did Magneto Intentionally Let His Daughter Die?

Did Magneto Intentionally Let His Daughter Die?

Comic Books

CSBG examines the X-Men storyline that revealed Magneto might have intentionally let his first child die!

3 hours ago
DiDio & Lee Say Early

DiDio & Lee Say Early "Rebirth" Response is 'Uncharted Territory' for DC Comics

Comic Books

DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan DiDio & Jim Lee discuss the fan reaction to the "Rebirth" era, and shifting philosophies over the years.

3 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Man Arrested After Throwing a Batarang at a Police Car

Man Arrested After Throwing a Batarang at a Police Car

Comic Books

Trading Gotham for Seattle, an unidentified "Batman" hurled a metal Batarang at police who pursued him after he allegedly threatened a bouncer with a spear.

4 hours ago
New Seasons of

New Seasons of "Jessica Jones," "Punisher" & "Daredevil" Won't Debut Until 2018

TV

At the TCA press tour, Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos revealed the Marvel Television shows wouldn't arrive on Netflix until at least 2018.

4 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"Life is Strange" Video Game to Become Live-Action Digital Series

TV, Video Games

Square Enix's award-winning episodic game is being developed as a live-action series by Legendary Digital Studios.

4 hours ago
Supergirl Is the Common Thread in

Supergirl Is the Common Thread in "Flash," "Arrow" & "Legends Of Tomorrow" Crossover

TV, Comic Books

Executive Producer Marc Guggenheim hints at the nature of The CW's upcoming DCTV mega-event.

4 hours ago
by Jesse Gormley
EXCL. PREVIEW: The Merc with a Mouth Goes to Washington in

EXCL. PREVIEW: The Merc with a Mouth Goes to Washington in "Deadpool" #16

Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with an advance look at "Deadpool" #16, a "Civil War II" tie-in, hitting stands on August 3.

4 hours ago
Michael Keaton Doesn't Think

Michael Keaton Doesn't Think "Beetlejuice 2" is Going to Happen

Film

Despite varied reports over the years about a sequel to Tim Burton's 1988 hit, its star says he probably wouldn't be interested in doing it.

17 hours ago
Horror Hit

Horror Hit "Lights Out" Turns on a Sequel

Film

Director David F. Sandberg's short-turned-feature debuted strong, and New Line wants to keep him shooting in the darkness with a sequel.

17 hours ago
Batman/Two-Face Mashup Figure Is the Insane, Wonderful Dark Knight Toy We Deserve

Batman/Two-Face Mashup Figure Is the Insane, Wonderful Dark Knight Toy We Deserve

Comic Books

Get a load of Square Enix's Batman/Two Face mash-up figure that terrifies us just as much as it blows us away.

18 hours ago
WATCH: Shyamalan's

WATCH: Shyamalan's "Split" Gives McAvoy a Killer Identity Crisis in First Trailer

Film

"X-Men: Apocalypse's" James McAvoy stars in M. Night Shyamalan's "Split" as a kidnapper with 23 personalities and a dungeon full of dark secrets.

18 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE:

EXCLUSIVE: "Howard the Duck" Finale Gets Painted and Action Figure Variants

Comic Books

CBR has the debut of two variants for September's "Howard the Duck" #11, one painted by series writer Chip Zdarsky and an action figure variant.

18 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Netflix Explains Why It Didn't Pick Up Marvel's

Netflix Explains Why It Didn't Pick Up Marvel's "Agent Carter"

TV, Comic Books

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos reveals why he thought "Agent Carter" wasn't worth picking up.

18 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Jack Davis, Founding

Jack Davis, Founding "MAD Magazine" Cartoonist, Has Passed Away

Comic Books

Jack Davis, cartoonist for "Mad Magazine," and illustrator of magazine covers, movie posters, and album covers, has died at the age of 91

18 hours ago
by Nigel Mitchell

"Suicide Squad" Facebook Stickers Make Social Media Adorably Dangerous

Film

"Suicide Squad" takes on the Facebook sticker store with a diabolical new villain-themed set that finally lets you express your inner bad guy.

19 hours ago
by Brandon Staley
Confirmed: Geoff Johns Is the New President of DC Entertainment

Confirmed: Geoff Johns Is the New President of DC Entertainment

TV, Comic Books, Film

Johns is now President of DC Entertainment, in addition to holding the role of Chief Creative Officer at the company.

20 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Rep. John Lewis Brings

Rep. John Lewis Brings "March" to a Close at SDCC

Comic Books

Congressman John Lewis's graphic memoir "March" may be complete, but, as he told a packed room at Comic-Con, there is still work to be done.

20 hours ago
by Brigid Alverson
Why Apocalypse Should Have Been Responsible for Wolverine's Adamantium

Why Apocalypse Should Have Been Responsible for Wolverine's Adamantium

Comic Books

In the debut of a new feature on comic retcons we want to see, CSBG explains why Apocalypse should be behind Weapon X and Wolverine's adamantium.

20 hours ago
10 Superheroes Jason Bourne Could Escape From

10 Superheroes Jason Bourne Could Escape From

TV, Comic Books, Film

Give Jason Bourne a rolled up magazine and a moped and he can escape from anyone. Even your favorite comic book and movie heroes.

20 hours ago
by Sean Curry
[Spoiler] Returns In

[Spoiler] Returns In "X-Men '92" #5 After Almost 20 Years

Comic Books

While the '90s-set X-Men series may be out of the mainstream Marvel continuity, [SPOILER]'s return should still x-cite longtime X-Fans.

20 hours ago
by Brett White

"Walking Dead" Interview May Reveal Three Characters Negan Didn't Kill

TV, Comic Books

A new video interview with the star of "The Walking Dead" may give away who survived the Season 6 finale's encounter with Negan.

21 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Grant Gustin Wants Joss Whedon To Direct

Grant Gustin Wants Joss Whedon To Direct "The Flash"

TV

After working with Kevin Smith in season two of the CW series, "Flash's" Gustin would love to get the "Avengers" director behind the camera.

21 hours ago
by Brett White

"March" Co-Writer Grows Beard in Response to Trump Anti-Muslim Statements, Capitol Hill 'Bigotry'

Comic Books

Andrew Aydin, congressional aide to Rep. John Lewis, explains how he's protesting Donald Trump's campaign comments, and the bigotry on Capitol Hill.

21 hours ago
by CBR News Team

"Birds of Prey" Celebrates 20 Years of Kicking Supervillain Ass

Comic Books

Creators past and present gathered at SDCC to discuss the importance of the team to the both the DC Universe and their fans.

21 hours ago
by Marykate Jasper
Han Solo Isn't In

Han Solo Isn't In "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

Film

Han Solo won't appear in "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," despite the prequel movie likely taking place in a similar time period.

22 hours ago

"Batman: The Animated Series'" "Harley and Ivy" Adventure, and Its Forgotten Sequel

TV, Comic Books

CSBG explores "Batman: The Animated Series'" connection to its tie-in comic, examining the forgotten sequel to the cartoon classic "Harley and Ivy."

22 hours ago

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" Is 'Ground Floor' of the MCU's High-Rise, Says Director

Comic Books, Film

Jon Watts discusses Spidey as a relatable entry point into the "ground floor" of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

22 hours ago
by Anthony Couto