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Check Out Photos & Teaser Trailer For ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Season 2
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Da Vinci’s Demons Season 2 Mona Lisa Tom Riley as Leonardo da Vinci

A teaser trailer for the upcoming Season 2 of the STARZ original series Da Vinci’s Demons debut this past weekend at New York Comic-Con 2013.

The teaser trailer has been released online, and you can watch here below, and also check out some photos from Season 2.

Season 2 will begin airing on STARZ some time in 2014. Da Vinci’s Demons: The Complete First Season is available now on DVD, Blu-ray, and Instant Video.

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Warner Bros. May Have An Older Batman In ‘Batman Vs. Superman’
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Fresh off the news that Frank Miller was scheduled to meet with Zack Synder for a few days to discuss the Batman Vs. Superman movie, comes word that this iteration of Batman may be older than the one we are used to seeing. When I say older, I mean around his mid-40s.

It’s way to early to tell if these rumors, as reported by Batman on Film, are true. Synder is currently hard at work writing the screenplay for the film with David S. Goyer. The director had already stated that the Batman Vs. Superman movie would not be an adaptation of The Dark Knight Returns. However, with the scheduled meeting with Miller, and now this rumor of a more aged Batman, it seems that it could serve as some sort of basis for the plot.

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‘Justice League: Mortal’: The DC Comics Movie Event Forever Damned To Development Hell
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Justice League

It’s good to see Warner Bros. and DC Comics finally starting to learn from their past mistakes in bringing their classic comic book superhero stable to the big screen. Outside of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy their future looked mighty bleak in the wake of the less-than-enthusiastic receptions given to Superman Returns and Green Lantern. Last week the long-in-the-works Man of Steel brought Superman back to the big screen to the tune of a record-smashing $128 million opening weekend despite mixed reviews. Warners/DC had been hedging their bets of Man of Steel being successful enough to begin constructing a long-running cinematic universe of multiple superhero movie franchises to rival Marvel Studios, with the end result being an all-star Justice League team-up film.

However, the Justice League movie has proved to be of even greater difficulty to get off the ground than the film adventure of any single DCU character. Gangster Squad scribe Will Beall took a crack at the project last year but his efforts were eventually discarded by the studio in favor of a fresh start overseen by David S. Goyer, the writer and hardcore comic fan who helped make Blade the first lucrative feature franchise out of a Marvel character and also co-wrote Batman Begins and wrote Man of Steel, as part of a three-picture deal that also includes a naturally inevitable Man of Steel sequel.

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TV Review: Da Vinci’s Demons 1.1: The Hanged Man
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Da Vinci’s Demons

Da Vinci’s Demons
Season 1, Episode 1 – “The Hanged Man”
Directed and written by David S. Goyer
Starring: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson, Elliot Cowan, Lara Pulver, Gregg Chillin, Hera Hilmar, Eros Vlahos, James Faulkner, David Schofield, Alexander Siddig Al-Rahim, Tom Bateman, Allan Corduner, Michael Elwyn, Michael Culkin, Nick Dunning and Elliot Levey
Starz
Air date: Friday, April 12, 2013

Outside of episodes of Party Down, I’ve not not watched a lot of Starz shows. However, I do feel that the network is working towards building a larger theme with each of its respective programs. It’ll be interested to see how Da Vinci’s Demons, the network’s newest series, falls into that overall identity.

Da Vinci’s Demons reminds me a lot of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys or Xena: Warrior Princess. Depending on how excited or apathetic you just got after reading that statement will serve as a good indicator of your interest in the show, which is an eight-part series. Created, written, and directed by Dark Knight trilogy co-writer David S. Goyer, Da Vinci’s Demons sees the infamous artist rebranded as a young action hero.

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Doom Deliveries: ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Unlock The Genius Kit
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Da Vinci's Demons

A package recently arrived which contained within a wooden box with a message on top to UNLOCK THE GENIUS with the date 4-12-13. What could this be? Why, it must be a Doom Delivery!

Upon opening the box, I found a note inside from the good people at STARZ regarding their new show, Da Vinci’s Demons, which airs tonight at 10pm ET/PT. The eight-part original series is an historical fantasy which tells the untold tale of a young Leonardo da Vinci and reveals his “demons.” It turns out that the contents of the box are actually meant to help me tap into my inner genius! Woo! The kit contained a journal – so I can put my own ingenious thoughts to paper – and a Da Vinci’s Demons t-shirt that reads “ARROGANT, VISIONARY, BASTARD” on the front, with the back displaying the show’s logo.

You can check out a photo of the box and its contents here below, as well as watch a few teaser videos for the series.

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Watch Now: Superman Soars and Broods In The Latest ‘Man Of Steel’ Trailer
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Man of Steel

The past week has brought about an onslaught of trailers for next year’s biggest potential blockbusters, and today we have the latest trailer for one of the question marks of the 2013 summer movie line-up: Man of Steel, the Zack Snyder-directed reboot of the Superman film series.

You can watch the trailer here below.

I like the fact that Snyder, with the support of writers David S. Goyer and Jonathan Nolan and producer Christopher Nolan, is going for a more grounded and introspective approach to Superman’s cinematic adventures highly reminiscent of the legendary DC Comics superhero’s late ’90s/early ’00s comic exploits. It is not necessarily dark and gritty. But this being a movie from the director of 300 and Watchmen there is naturally a heap of widescreen comic book action to satisfy the summer movie audiences.

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Patton Oswalt Gets Brutally Honest About The Failures Of ‘Blade: Trinity’
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Patton Oswalt

When the first Blade movie hit theater screens in August of 1998 it became a surprise smash hit and accomplished several noteworthy goals: it gave Wesley Snipes an iconic movie hero in the mold of Rambo and John McClane to call his own, spawned one of New Line Cinema’s most lucrative franchises since the heyday of Freddy Krueger and the Ninja Turtles, and it proved that Marvel Comics characters could successfully headline their own motion picture adventures, thus paving the way for Spider-Man, the X-Men, and the Avengers to rule the box office in the years that followed. It took four years for a sequel to come together but with Guillermo Del Toro at the helm, Blade II surpassed the original in every way and became one of the best comic book movie sequels of all. The rapturous reception from moviegoers and critics that greeted Blade II helped revive Del Toro’s American directing career.

Expectations were high for a third Blade movie; at one point German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel (Downfall) was rumored to take the reins for a post-apocalyptic sequel that would have had Snipes’ monosyllabic vampire hunter continue his neverending battle in a world dominated by the bloodthirsty undead. Instead David S. Goyer, the screenwriter who was instrumental in bringing Blade to the big screen, signed on to write and direct the movie that would be released in December 2004 as Blade: Trinity. The end result has since been deemed by many to be one of the worse comic book movies ever made, if not the absolute worse. Make no mistake friends, if you’ve never seen the movie you’re not missing anything at all. It’s atrocious. In the annals of superhero it ranks with the likes of Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and Elektra. Blade: Trinity makes other maligned third chapters of comic book movie franchises like X-Men: The Last Stand and Spider-Man 3 look like masterpieces in comparison.

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‘Godzilla’ Scheduled To Stomp Into Theaters Summer 2014
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Gareth Edwards Godzilla

Warner Bros. surprised Comic-Con attendees this earlier year with a very brief teaser trailer for Godzilla, and it was met with huge praise. Little is known about the film itself, but Gareth Edwards now has a scheduled date to keep.

WB has announced that the new Godzila reboot would be stomping into theaters in Summer 2014. According to the studio, the film will be a “grounded [and] realistic” take on everyone’s favorite walking skyscraper lizard.

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The Man of Steel: A Superman For The 21st Century
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Man of Steel Banner

“As you know, I’m quite keen on comic books. Especially the ones about superheroes. I find the whole mythology surrounding superheroes fascinating.” That’s Bill (David Carradine) from Kill Bill: Vol. 2, waxing poetic on his favorite superhero, Superman. “Not a great comic book. Not particularly well-drawn. But the mythology… The mythology is not only great, it’s unique.”

Bill explains to The Bride (Uma Thurman) that, when it comes to standard superhero mythology, there’s the hero and then there’s the alter ego. “Batman is actually Bruce Wayne, Spider-Man is actually Peter Parker. When that character wakes up in the morning, he’s Peter Parker. He has to put on a costume to become Spider-Man. And it is in that characteristic Superman stands alone.”

Bill is of course referring to the fact that Superman didn’t become Superman. He was born Superman. “When Superman wakes up in the morning, he’s Superman. His alter ego is Clark Kent. His outfit with the big red “S” – that’s the blanket he was wrapped in as a baby when the Kents found him. Those are his clothes. What Kent wears – the glasses, the business suit – that’s the costume.”

At the conclusion of Bill’s scholarly deconstruction of the world’s first superhero, he touches upon something truly fascinating. “Clark Kent is how Superman views us. And what are the characteristics of Clark Kent? He’s weak… He’s unsure of himself… He’s a coward. Clark Kent is Superman’s critique on the whole human race.”

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Watch Now: The First ‘Man of Steel’ Trailer Has Landed
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Man of Steel

The first teaser trailer for the Zack Snyder-directed, Christopher Nolan-produced Superman reboot Man of Steel premiered in theaters this week in front of Nolan’s final Bat-film The Dark Knight Rises. Bootleg copies quickly made their way online, but today the trailer has been officially released to the interwebs for your viewing pleasure.

You can watch the trailer here below. [Update: There’s actually two versions of the trailer, both are below. One has Jonathan Kent’s narration; the other is by Jor-El.]

This trailer isn’t as revealing as the footage that played at the movie’s Comic-Con panel this year (check out Stoogeypedia’s coverage of the panel here); new Supes Henry Cavill is all over the preview, fishing and looking mighty scruffy, and Kevin Costner (as Pa Kent) provides narration and can be briefly glimpsed in a photo. We don’t get to see Cavill in full-on Man of Steel mode until the trailer’s (literally) soaring final seconds. Howard Shore’s music from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring provides the soundtrack for this clip.

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