Ava DuVernay Welcomes ‘Batman’ Scribe Tom King As ‘New Gods’ Movie Co-Writer

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It seems the news about Tom King co-writing the New Gods film is true, as Ava DuVernay has officially welcomed the Batman comic writer to the crew.

The news surrounding Tom King of late has been a bit of a roller coaster ride. The news officially broke last week that he would not be finishing his run on Batman for unknown reasons. Tom King had been hinting at mysterious secret meetings for a while and earlier today we found out why.

Earlier today it was reported that Tom King was set to co-write the upcoming New Gods film with Ava DuVernay as the director. We now have confirmation of this from the director herself as she welcomes Tom King to the crew on a Twitter post where she asks him if he is ready to write the film.

You can see the full tweet of Ava DuVernay welcoming the Batman writer to New Gods below:

From the look of things, Ava DuVernay is eager to have the Batman writer on for New Gods!

What do you all make of this news? Are you looking forward to Ava DuVernay’s upcoming New Gods film? Would you rather have Tom King finish his run on Batman? What did you think of his Mister Miracle series? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Created by legendary comic creator Jack Kirby, New Gods follows a race of super-powered beings that are native to two warring planets—the noble world of New Genesis and the nightmarish world of Apokolips.

Warner Bros. and DC Films are also developing The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.

The DCEU continues with a standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime on October 4, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the DC Films franchise as we learn it.

Ava Duvernay and DC Films’ New Gods currently does not have a release date.

Source: Twitter

First ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Photos Feature Arnold Schwarzenegger & Linda Hamilton

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Terminator Dark FateThe first official photos from Terminator: Dark Fate are here and they feature Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.

IGN has revealed the first official photos from the highly-anticipated Terminator sequel from Deadpool director Tim Miller. The photos offer fans a first look at Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna and Diego Boneta.

You can check out the first Dark Fate photo below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!

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Deadpool helmer Tim Miller is directing the film from a script written by Billy Ray, David S. Goyer, Justin Rhodes, Josh Friedman, and Charles H. Eglee. The script was developed in a writers room to stand on its own while simultaneously forming an overarching storyline for what is planned to be a new trilogy of movies.

Dark Fate will introduce newcomers Mackenzie Davis and Natalie Reyes, as well as Gabriel Luna (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) who plays a brand new Terminator in the film. Plot details remain under wraps, but Miller's project is a direct sequel to Judgment Day, ignoring all the other films in the franchise.

The film stars Mackenzie Davis, Gabriel Luna, Natalia Reyes, Diego Boneta, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, James Cameron returns to the franchise as a producer and conceived the story with Miller and Skydance's David Ellison. Here's the official synopsis:

Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (T-800) return in their iconic roles in Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller (Deadpool) and produced by visionary filmmaker James Cameron and David Ellison. Following the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator: Dark Fate also stars Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, and Diego Boneta.

Terminator: Dark Fate opens in theaters on November 1, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the series.

Source: IGN

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