‘Black Adam’ Cinematographer Says Dwayne Johnson’s Film Is More Traditional Than ‘Joker’

Joker and Black Adam cinematographer Lawrence Sher has said that Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming film will be more traditional then DC’s previous supervillain film.

Last year Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker shocked audiences all around the world in multiple ways. Joker ultimately became the most profitable DC film ever made, earning over $1B on a relatively tiny budget of $55M. The film has since earned star Joaquin Phoenix a Golden Globe for Best Actor and eleven Acadamy Award nominations. One of these nominations was for Best Cinematography for Lawrence Sher who is now preparing to shoot Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming film, Black Adam.

During a recent interview, the cinematographer for the Dwayne Johnson film talked about how different the film would be different than Joker. Mainly, the upcoming Dwayne Johnson film would be more traditional and based on the comics while Joker was more of an original product:

“The good news is we don’t shoot until July. So I’m just getting into the research and development phase of discovering how it will look. It’s super important to me because every time I set off to make a movie or a new project, I always feel as if I want it to be better than the last thing I worked on. I’m really excited about Black Adam because it’s different than Joker in that it’s slightly more traditional insomuch as it’s really drawing from the comics.”

What do you all make of the Joker cinematographer’s comments? Are you happy to hear that Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam will draw more from the comics? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam will introduce Hawkman, Doctor Fate, and the Justice Society of America to the DC Extended Universe. Warner Bros. and DC’s Shazam! was originally going to feature Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam before the decision was made to give the character his own standalone film.

Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam hits theaters on December 22, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news on Dwayne Johnson, Black Adam and the future of the DC Extended Universe!

Source: Observer

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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