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Warner Bros. Mulls

Warner Bros. Mulls "Green Lantern" Movie Relaunch

Following the disappointing box-office performance by 2011's "Green Lantern," Warner Bros. is still deciding whether to bring back star Ryan Reynolds for a sequel, or to reintroduce the superhero in some other way.

"Harry Potter" Screenwriter Signs On For WB's Wonder Woman Movie

Warner Bros. has hired Michael Goldenberg, who adapted "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" and rewrote "Green Lantern," to pen the script for the long-developing Wonder Woman movie.

Warner Bros. Finds

Warner Bros. Finds "Justice League" Screenplay Writer

Warner Bros. has hired screenwriter Will Beall, who is already writing the studio's "Lethal Weapon" and "Logan's Run" reboots, to pen its big screen "Justice League" adaptation.

"Dark Knight Rises" Debuts Trailer During MTV Movie Awards

During last night's MTV Movie Awards, director Christopher Nolan and the stars of "The Dark Knight Rises" introduced a new 90-second clip for "The Dark Knight Rises." SPINOFF has the details.

How DC's

How DC's "Injustice: Gods Among Us" Brawler Can Succeed

CBR's Steve Sunu explores what DC Entertainment, WB Games and NetherRealm Studios' "Injustice: Gods Among Us" fighting game needs to do in order to succeed with gamers.

Batman & Bane Face Off In

Batman & Bane Face Off In "Dark Knight Rises" Posters

Warner Bros. has released two new posters from Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" featuring Christian Bale as Batman and Tom Hardy as Bane locked in combat.


New "Arrow" Trailer Offers Look At Oliver Queen's Origin

A new trailer for The CW's "Arrow," based on DC Comics' Green Arrow character, offers viewers a crash course in the show's premise and the origin story for Oliver Queen's costumed identity.

CW Debuts First

CW Debuts First "Arrow" Video Clip

The CW has released the first clip from the pilot episode of "Arrow." The Green Arrow adaptation will air Wednesday nights this Fall, alongside the network's long-running hit "Supernatural."

PRESS RELEASE: "Green Lantern: The Animated Series - Rise of the Red Lanterns" Comes to DVD August 28

Dynamic Forces Announce

Dynamic Forces Announce "Watchmen" Toaster & More

Dynamic Forces has teamed up with Warner Bros. to release toasters that burn iconic images from "Watchmen, "Nightmare on Elm Street" and more onto slices of bread.

"The Dark Knight Rises" Screenshot Gallery

Can't check out Warner Bros. newest trailer for Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises? CBR has you coverred with an extensive gallery of screenshots from the director's final Batman film.

Warner Bros. Debuts Epic

Warner Bros. Debuts Epic "Dark Knight Rises" Trailer

Warner Bros. has premiered the ominous third trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises," director Christopher Nolan's third and final Batman film heralded as "the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend."

Warner Bros. Hires Director Brad Peyton for

Warner Bros. Hires Director Brad Peyton for "Lobo"

Warner Bros. has hired "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" director Brad Peyton to direct and rewrite a live-action film adaptation of DC Comics' "Lobo."

Warner Bros. Claims

Warner Bros. Claims "Significant Victory" In Superman Lawsuit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the attorney representing the estates of Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster must turn over to Warner Bros. documents stolen from his office in 2008.

PRESS RELEASE: Titan Books to Publish "The Dark Knight Rises" Novelization

Creators and Producers Amend

Creators and Producers Amend "Smallville" Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled the creators of "Smallville" can amend their 2010 lawsuit against Warner Bros. and the CW over "unreasonably low" licensing fees for the series. CBR has details.

Hi-Res Image Offers New Look at

Hi-Res Image Offers New Look at "Dark Knight Rises'" Catwoman

A new hi-res image of Anne Hathaway in her Catwoman costume offers fans the best look at the classic Batman villain/love interest's "Dark Knight Rises" incarnation to date.

"Man of Steel" Logo Unveiled

The official Facebook page for Zack Snyder’s "Man of Steel" has gone live, offering the first look at the dark new logo for the Warner Bros. franchise reboot. SPINOFF has details.

Warner Bros. Seeks Trial in Superman Rights Battle

Warner Bros. Seeks Trial in Superman Rights Battle

Warner Bros. filed a brief on Friday seeking to reverse a 2008 decision that granted the heirs of Jerry Siegel half the rights to the original Superman story, and to enforce a deal abandoned by the writer’s family.

"Chronicle’s" Josh Trank to Direct WB Adaptation of "The Red Star"

"Chronicle" director Josh Trank has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to develop its adaptation of Soviet-themed military fantasy comic "The Red Star."

WB Releases First Look at

WB Releases First Look at "Arrow's" Green Arrow

Warner Bros. has released the first official photo for "Arrow," the CW's upcoming re-imagining of DC Comics super hero Green Arrow, featuring star Stephen Arnell in full costume.

"Batman Live" Hits the United States in September

U.S. fans who have been eagerly waiting for their chance to see "Batman Live" now have a date to circle on their calendars with Warner Bros. announcing a September 5 for the North American tour debut.


With "Akira" on Hold, Warner Bros. Moves Ahead With Live-Action "Bleach"

Warner Bros. has hired "Wrath of the Titans" screenwriter Dan Mazeau to adapt Tite Kubo’s hit manga "Bleach" as a live-action film, with Peter Segal producing and possibly directing.

Robert Downey Jr. Nearly Played Lex Luthor in McG’s

Robert Downey Jr. Nearly Played Lex Luthor in McG’s "Superman"

Director McG revealed "Avengers" star Robert Downey, Jr. was set to play Lex Luthor in J.J. Abrams' "Superman: Flyby" origin story. SPINOFF has the details.

Comics A.M. - Appeal in Superman Legal Fight; Brett Ewins Arraigned

Comics A.M. - Appeal in Superman Legal Fight; Brett Ewins Arraigned

Judges hear appeal in Warner Bros.' lawsuit against Superman lawyer! Former Judge Dredd artist Brett Ewins arraigned! Creators comment on Marvel-Gary Friedrich case! Plus much more!

"X-Men: First Class" Screenwriter to Pen "Nonplayer" Adaptation

"Kick-Ass" and "X-Men: First Class" screenwriter Jane Goldman has been tapped to adapt Nate Simpson’s acclaimed "Nonplayer" sci-fi/fantasy comic for Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Lines Up Writer, Director for

Warner Bros. Lines Up Writer, Director for "Bone" Adaptation

Patrick Sean Smith, creator of ABC Family's "Greek," is set to pen the adaptation of Jeff Smith's acclaimed fantasy series "Bone," with "Peter Pan's" P.J. Hogan attached to direct.

The CW Orders Green Arrow Pilot

The CW Orders Green Arrow Pilot

The CW has ordered a pilot for "Arrow," a retelling of DC Comics' Green Arrow from "Green Lantern" screenwriters Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim and "Fringe" alum Andrew Kreisberg.


Troubled "Akira" Isn’t Dead Yet

Following the closing of the Vancouver production office of "Akira," Warner Bros. is reportedly looking for a high-end writer to polish the script, focusing on character elements and the film's look.

"Akira" Production Offices Close as WB Examines Budget

Warner Bros.’ ill-fated adaptation of "Akira" hits another wall as the Vancouver production offices shut down while WB looks at casting and budgetary issues. SPINOFF has details.


Official "Dark Knight Rises" Trailer Debuts

The first full trailer for Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy finale has debuted, showcasing Bane, Catwoman and Christian Bale's Bruce Wayne with brief appearances from Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Nolan Explains the Appeal of

Nolan Explains the Appeal of "The Dark Knight Rises'" Bane

Christopher Nolan recently praised Tom Hardy’s performance as "The Dark Knight Rises'" Bane, who the director described as "a primarily physical villain." SPINOFF has the details.

Nolan Presents

Nolan Presents "Dark Knight Rises" IMAX Prologue in NYC

Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight Rises" promotional tour continues as the director presented the film's fabled six-minute opening sequence to an IMAX theater filled with New York journalists.


New "Dark Knight Rises" Teaser Poster Debuts

More than seven months before the premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises," Warner Bros. has unveiled a second teaser poster featuring the ominous words "The Legend Ends."

Nolan screens

Nolan screens "The Dark Knight Rises" Prologue in Los Angeles

Director Christopher Nolan screened about 8 minutes of footage from "The Dark Knight Rises" for journalists Thursday night in Los Angeles and CBR News was there to take it all in.


SPINOFF REVIEW: "Happy Feet Two"

Unlike the Academy Award-winning original, Warner Bros.' "Happy Feet Two" has trouble finding its footing, stumbling as it searches for a coherent story and message, though it remains a visual delight.


SPINOFF REVIEW: "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas"

In "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas," the stoner heroes are reunited - with Neil Patrick Harris, naturally - for a hilarious and delightfully offensive adventure that breaks the holiday-movie mold.

Warner Bros. Lawsuit Against Superman Attorney to Continue

Warner Bros. Lawsuit Against Superman Attorney to Continue

A federal judge has refused to dismiss Warner Bros.' lawsuit against the attorney representing the heirs of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. ROBOT 6 has details.

Siegel & Shuster's DC Comics Check for Superman to be Auctioned

Siegel & Shuster's DC Comics Check for Superman to be Auctioned

Characterized by Matt Fraction as "the most important $412 dollars in comics history," the check written to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, in part, for the rights to Superman, is set to be auctioned in November.

NYCC: Opening Sequence from

NYCC: Opening Sequence from "Green Lantern" Animated Series

Following the world-premiere screening of "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" this morning at New York Comic Con, Warner Bros. has released the opening scene from the cartoon’s Nov. 11 debut.