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The New Superman and Batman May Not Be Who You Think

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The newly announced rebooted DC Universe seems to have a heavy emphasis on legacy. The Superman movie is titled Superman: Legacy, while the Batman movie, The Brave and the Bold, is about Batman and his son, Damian Wayne. But how do you make a franchise about “legacy” that is also about younger versions of the Justice Leaguers than we have seen recently, as played by guys like Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck? That feels like a contradiction. That’s the subject of our latest DC video. In it, we look at what we know about Superman: Legacy and The Brave and the Bold and explore how everything we’ve been told could mean that the key characters in this upcoming universe aren’t Clark Kent and Bruce Wayne; they’re Jon Kent and Damien Wayne, b...

New Trailer Imagines What 1989’s ‘Batman’ Would Look like Today

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It’s been almost 35 years since Tim Burton’s Batman was unleashed on the world, and totally changed the way people — not to mention Hollywood — looked at superheroes. After decades where the public’s image of Batman was mostly Adam West’s quipping, dancing Caped Crusader — a totally viable, and secretly kind of fantastic interpretation of the character — here was a brooding, complex hero cloaked all in black rubber and leather. He didn’t joke, he didn’t smile, and he never, ever turned his neck. Batman has the benefit of being set in a not-quite real Gotham City, so it hasn‘t aged or become dated in the way a lot of movies of that period have. Still, this is a 35-year-old movie now. There’s been nine big-screen Batman films since then, and like half a doze...