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The superhero mashup is a major blow for the DC Extended Universe, at least in North America, while pulling in a stronger $185.5 million overseas for a global launch of $281.5 million. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

The DC movie had been tracking to clear $110 million, while family film ‘Wonder’ soars. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

“You don’t do it forever, so I want to find a graceful and cool way to segue out of it,” Ben Affleck recently said about his future as Batman. The fate of his incarnation as Bruce Wayne doesn’t get solved in “Justice League,” though t…

The superhero mashup is also unfurling overseas, where it earned $8.5 million Wednesday from its first seven markets; ‘Wonder,’ starring Julia Roberts, and ‘The Star’ also open nationwide. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

Director Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot, Man of Steel, received mostly positive reviews when it released in 2013, but ultimately underperformed at the box office. The second entry in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), Snyder’s sequel Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, encountered an overwhelmingly negative response from critics and lukewarm audience sentiment, despite making $873 million. Similarly, the third film in the franchise, David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, wound up with terrible reviews but still surpassed expectations. Everything changed this year, when Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman received widespread critical acclaim and overwhelming audience support, becoming one of the best-reviewed superhero movies of all time and the highest-grossing superhero origin movie in history. Now, Justice League hopes to ride Wonder Woman’s coattails and deliver a fun, hopeful film that lives up to the legacy of the iconic superhero team that first assembled in Marvel Comics’ 1960’s The Brave and the Bold #28. Directed by Snyder with a screenplay by Chris Terrio (Batman …

There is a moment in “Justice League” when one of the assembled heroes exclaims “Booyah!” to celebrate the satisfactory conclusion of a particularly gruelling action sequence. Until that point, the film simply runs numbingly on the low end of the DC Fi…

Every kid has dreamed up their own comic book heroes, or written their tales of grand adventure. However, few of them group up to be celebrities that have A-list friends who can bring it to life. But that’s just what Jimmy Kimmel got for this 50t…

Since the critical fallout of “Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice,” Ben Affleck has retained a tenuous relationship with DC Films. Sometimes he takes the position that there’s no other role he’d rather be playing, while at other…