Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  MEDdMI : (01 March 2017 - 02:38 PM)

I'm genuinely amused/impressed, even if it wasn't intentional.

@  Benbot : (01 March 2017 - 02:38 PM)

That's a lot of shouting

@  MEDdMI : (01 March 2017 - 02:37 PM)

Wow, Bass, your post took up the entire Shoutbox exactly without being over/under a line.

@  ShadowMan024 : (01 March 2017 - 02:36 PM)

The best Marvel issue is, was, and always will be Decepticon Graffiti. The Battlechargers are awesome.

@  Bass X0 : (01 March 2017 - 02:27 PM)

ReGeneration was criticised for being too slow paced and drawn out way too long, yet the Decepticon leaders are introduced and dispatched just to tick the box that they made an appearance. I also preferred the single stand alone stories from the original Marvel comics instead of each issue having like four different plots running through it, which didn't make for satisfying reading IMO. If a writer is writing for a trade, don't release individual issues. I also thought the artwork was poor - before, the Marvel comics tried to have the best artwork they could at the time, whereas now they were intentionally limiting themselves to appear "retro", and it shows. The pacing was the worst though, some characters just stand around doing nothing to progress their part of the story, like Shockwave's segments. In contrast, compare any six consecutive issues from the Marvel comics and a whole lot more happens than in RG1. Furman also fell into his pattern of wasting space world building and pointless scenes when the story had to end at #100.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (01 March 2017 - 02:10 PM)

Even then, Furman's material never really had a huge toy-push aspect to it, other than "here's new character!"

@  LBD "Nyt... : (01 March 2017 - 02:09 PM)

Considering it was a wrap-up for a story whose toyline had ended anyway, I feel like it worked out well enough. I mean, the last major iteration did play an important part in things.

@  Steevy Maximus : (01 March 2017 - 02:04 PM)

New comics didn't need to shill any toys at all...so there wasn't any push to do weird and different things.

@  Steevy Maximus : (01 March 2017 - 02:03 PM)

The big problem is that stuff like the old comics were produced under the idea of shilling toys...which ultimately resulted in a lot of the weirdness people remember

@  Rycochet : (01 March 2017 - 02:01 PM)

He was hired to write an exercise in nostalgia and that's what he produced.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (01 March 2017 - 01:38 PM)

Speaking of Marvel, finally read the rest of ReGeneration One, thanks to a Comixology sale. I... don't understand the hate.

@  lastmaximal : (28 February 2017 - 09:09 PM)

Works for some, not all. http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Trademark

@  Waspinator : (28 February 2017 - 08:57 PM)

Yeah, making it "Autobot X" seems to be their way of getting around many of those issues with overly generic terms

@  Rycochet : (28 February 2017 - 08:41 PM)

Hasbro would just call the toys Marvel's Thunderstrike or Autobot/Decepticon Thunderstrike.

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 08:19 PM)

D.C. owns Bumblebee and they've made toys of her, so if a Mattel licensee can share names with a TF...

@  Telly : (28 February 2017 - 07:42 PM)

doesnt marvel own that? i know theyve got the comic character, not sure about the name for toys though. there ever been a thunderstrike figure? would it even be in the same area as a tf name?

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 07:38 PM)

You know, "Thunderstrike" would actually be a pretty kickass TF name! Surprised it's never been used!

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 07:27 PM)

Thunderstruck.

@  Waspinator : (28 February 2017 - 07:25 PM)

How about Thunderblust? http://gatherer.wiza...iverseid=157411

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 07:23 PM)

Or Shockburninator, who turns into a satellite and a dragon.

@  Waspinator : (28 February 2017 - 07:22 PM)

Burninationblastatron

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 07:22 PM)

It's Thunderblast, but she turns into a wingaling dragon instead of "transforming" into a boat.

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 07:22 PM)

Thunderburninator.

@  Waspinator : (28 February 2017 - 07:20 PM)

You need to get "blast" in there somewhere

@  ShadowMan024 : (28 February 2017 - 11:26 AM)

THATCH-ROOF COTTAGEEEEEEEEES

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 February 2017 - 03:06 AM)

Only if the packaging looks like a thatch-roofed cottage.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 09:27 PM)

They need to make a dragonbot named "Burninatron."

@  BlackMax : (27 February 2017 - 09:15 PM)

I find upcoming Last Knght's Steelbane sexy. A very Skyrim name for a giant robot who is also a dragon? Be still my heart.

@  MEDdMI : (27 February 2017 - 06:24 PM)

I never found most Hollywood heartthrobs sexy, even if they were around my age. I think I knew even back then that the char they play doesn't reflect how the actor really looks/behaves.

@  Rycochet : (27 February 2017 - 06:11 PM)

The only thing I've seen with Megan Fox in is the Jonah Hex movie... She was bad, but everyone and everything was bad.

@  RichardT1977 : (27 February 2017 - 05:53 PM)

Modern western culture, ladies and gentlemen...

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 February 2017 - 04:50 PM)

Ha! You can't fool a true Z-block afficionado like me! That's actually an S-block viewed from behind!

@  The Doctor Who : (27 February 2017 - 04:36 PM)

*unveils a Tetris Z-Block in moody lighting* Not at aaaaall?

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 February 2017 - 04:27 PM)

That would be silly.

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 February 2017 - 04:26 PM)

Because I definitely wasn't. Nope. Not at all.

@  ▲ndrusi : (27 February 2017 - 04:26 PM)

Am I the only straight male Nintendo fan who was never strangely aroused by the Tetris Z-block?

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 01:28 PM)

Her acting makes her come across as a living Pat Lee illustration.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 01:27 PM)

No. No, you're not.

@  Bass X0 : (27 February 2017 - 01:26 PM)

And am I the only straight male Transformers fan who never found Megan Fox attractive?

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 01:21 PM)

Especially since she's the same age as my parents.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 01:19 PM)

It's like I instinctually knew that by the time I watched the movies, it'd be weird since IRL she was way older than me.

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 01:18 PM)

Am I, like, the only straight male Star Wars fan who never had a thing for Leia?

@  Bass X0 : (27 February 2017 - 12:44 PM)

Call the police!

@  Paladin : (27 February 2017 - 08:24 AM)

Kubo got robbed. TWICE.

@  Lazy Garou : (27 February 2017 - 08:10 AM)

god! Thrawn is awesome.he's got super detective skills!

@  Telly : (27 February 2017 - 01:10 AM)

i didnt. not until '83 anyway :thumbsup

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 01:00 AM)

Yeah, that was a hard one to take. So many nerds from '77 on must've grown up having a crush on her

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:34 AM)

I mean, I knew it was coming, but just hearing Carrie say "May the Force be with you" hurt :(

@  ShadowMan024 : (27 February 2017 - 12:32 AM)

They always save the saddest deaths for last in the "in memoriam" sequence.

@  TM2-Megatron : (27 February 2017 - 12:30 AM)

I am glad they made the right choice with Best Animated, even if it was a tough call this year.


Wonder Woman Movie

Wonder Woman movie WB Gal Gadot Chris Pine Said Taghmaoui

78 replies to this topic

#1 (Deactivated) BB Shockwave

(Deactivated) BB Shockwave
  • Guests

Posted 17 November 2015 - 09:12 AM

Did not see a thread for this, so... some official and leaked information.

 

This pic got leaked - Said Taghmaoui shared it, of himself (rumored to be either Doctor Fate or Zatara) and Chris Pine, who will be playing Steve Trevor! And yes, based on the clothing style it seems this will indeed be set around WWII.

Wonder-Woman-600x717.jpg

 

Later this pic got released officially from the shooting of the movie, confirming the casting.

 

first-photo-from-the-set-of-wonder-woman


Edited by BB Shockwave, 17 November 2015 - 09:14 AM.


#2 skankerzero

skankerzero

    Back in Austin!!

  • Citizen
  • 7411 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Austin, TX
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 17 November 2015 - 09:16 AM

Yeah, from what I've read it will be a prequel set in WW2 time.

 

Man, I really hope Said is playing Zatara. He really looks the part. Though I would wonder what role he plays in WW2.


-----------
jesse sosa
owner / creative director
Dinosaur Games
studio art director
Samsung

#3 (Deactivated) BB Shockwave

(Deactivated) BB Shockwave
  • Guests

Posted 17 November 2015 - 09:30 AM

Well, Zatara is mostly dead in present time in modern comics, Zatanna continuing his role. So he would fit well for a story set in the past.



#4 skankerzero

skankerzero

    Back in Austin!!

  • Citizen
  • 7411 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Austin, TX
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 17 November 2015 - 11:39 AM

Well I just mean how does a character like Zatara, a stage magician (publicly), fit into WW2.

 

Perhaps his arc will help set up some kind of JL Dark movie or he's called in to help with some supernatural enemy in this movie.


-----------
jesse sosa
owner / creative director
Dinosaur Games
studio art director
Samsung

#5 Maruten

Maruten
  • Supporter
  • 3310 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 17 November 2015 - 05:06 PM

I can't bring myself to hope that this movie will be bearable, but I applaud them for finally making it and I'll sure as hell go see it. 


76.jpg


#6 Dusty

Dusty
  • Citizen
  • 5850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 17 November 2015 - 05:11 PM

There's been some debate about the time period of the movie. Some sources are saying WWI, others are saying WWII. Everybody seems to agree that only part of the movie will take place back then; it'll pivot to modern day at some point.



#7 (Deactivated) BB Shockwave

(Deactivated) BB Shockwave
  • Guests

Posted 18 November 2015 - 06:44 AM

Should be WW2 no? That's when the original golden age comic takes place too.

 

Well I just mean how does a character like Zatara, a stage magician (publicly), fit into WW2.

 

Perhaps his arc will help set up some kind of JL Dark movie or he's called in to help with some supernatural enemy in this movie.

 

Simple - he is sent overseas to entertain the troops (was quite a general practice). Or, given how he is Italian (I think), Trevor can meet him during the assault on Italy.


Edited by BB Shockwave, 18 November 2015 - 06:46 AM.


#8 Dusty

Dusty
  • Citizen
  • 5850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 21 November 2015 - 03:44 AM

Production is seemingly underway. Here's the first official promo image.

 

cuugdd8veaabmc8_large.jpg



#9 skankerzero

skankerzero

    Back in Austin!!

  • Citizen
  • 7411 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Austin, TX
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 21 November 2015 - 10:25 AM

I dig her head piece.


-----------
jesse sosa
owner / creative director
Dinosaur Games
studio art director
Samsung

#10 Dusty

Dusty
  • Citizen
  • 5850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 21 November 2015 - 04:10 PM

Here's the official press release with more cast info.

 

I'm guessing Robin Wright is playing Hyppolyta, since Nicole Kidman isn't mentioned and must have passed.

 

 

"BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman feature film, the highly anticipated action adventure from director Patty Jenkins (“Monster,” AMC’s “The Killing”), starring Gal Gadot (the “Fast & Furious” movies) in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The character will make her big screen debut this spring in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” but the new film will mark her first time headlining a feature.

The film also stars Chris Pine (the “Star Trek” films) as Captain Steve Trevor, Robin Wright (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Netflix’s “House of Cards”), Danny Huston (“Clash of the Titans,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”), David Thewlis (the “Harry Potter” films, “The Theory of Everything”), Ewen Bremner (“Exodus: Gods and Kings,” “Snowpiercer”), Saïd Taghmaoui (“American Hustle”), Elena Anaya (“The Skin I Live In”) and Lucy Davis (“Shaun of the Dead”).

The film is being produced by Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca Roven serving as executive producers.
Joining Jenkins behind the camera are director of photography Matthew Jensen (“Chronicle,” “Fantastic Four,” HBO’s “Game of Thrones”), Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto (“Amélie,” “A Very Long Engagement,” “Pan”), and Oscar-winning editor Martin Walsh (“Chicago,” “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,” “V for Vendetta”), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming (“The Dark Knight” trilogy, “Topsy-Turvy”).

Principal photography will take place on location in the UK, France and Italy.

Set to open in 2017, the Wonder Woman feature film is based on characters created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company."



#11 Mouse_Pad

Mouse_Pad

    It's a nice day for a...

  • Citizen
  • 8322 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Memphis, TN

Posted 23 November 2015 - 12:45 PM

Production is seemingly underway. Here's the first official promo image.

 

cuugdd8veaabmc8_large.jpg

 

What's going on with her neck?


Twitter:  @The_Waspinator

http://the-waspinator.tumblr.com


#12 Dusty

Dusty
  • Citizen
  • 5850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 23 November 2015 - 01:05 PM

I think that's her hair.



#13 Mouse_Pad

Mouse_Pad

    It's a nice day for a...

  • Citizen
  • 8322 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Memphis, TN

Posted 24 November 2015 - 12:24 PM

Oh, I guess it is.  I thought it was a geometric pattern.


Twitter:  @The_Waspinator

http://the-waspinator.tumblr.com


#14 Sean Whitmore

Sean Whitmore
  • Citizen
  • 7321 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles

Posted 25 November 2015 - 04:15 PM

I didn't watch the TV show, so WW fighting Nazis doesn't push many nostalgic buttons for me. But as long as she has some giants or gorgons or medusas to slay, I don't care what time period it's set in.


3DS Friend Code: 0490-6399-8582

#15 (Deactivated) BillBarclay

(Deactivated) BillBarclay
  • Guests

Posted 05 December 2015 - 09:33 PM

Production is seemingly underway. Here's the first official promo image.
 
cuugdd8veaabmc8_large.jpg


you sure that's Wonder Woman & not Star Wars? coz she looks awfully like Daisy Ridley

#16 Dusty

Dusty
  • Citizen
  • 5850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 06 December 2015 - 01:25 AM

I'm pretty sure!

 

Oh, and further leaked set photos would seem to confirm the WWI setting, which I find intriguing since that's not an era superhero stories tend to focus on much.



#17 Maruten

Maruten
  • Supporter
  • 3310 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 06 December 2015 - 06:04 AM

I'm surprised Warner Bros didn't think it would be too Captain America to go with the period piece angle. Or maybe that's why they did. If they are.

I hope it isn't too origin-focused. Sooooo sick of superhero movies that are 90% Not The Superhero Yet. REALLY glad Marvel has supposedly decided to do away with pure origin films.

76.jpg


#18 Dusty

Dusty
  • Citizen
  • 5850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 07 December 2015 - 02:39 AM

I'm surprised Warner Bros didn't think it would be too Captain America to go with the period piece angle. Or maybe that's why they did. If they are.

I hope it isn't too origin-focused. Sooooo sick of superhero movies that are 90% Not The Superhero Yet. REALLY glad Marvel has supposedly decided to do away with pure origin films.

 

They have? Isn't Doctor Strange supposed to be a straight origin story?

 

And I suspect dodging WWII might have been more of a reaction to Captain America.



#19 Maruten

Maruten
  • Supporter
  • 3310 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Australia
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 07 December 2015 - 02:45 AM

Last I heard was reports that Doctor Strange was deliberately and explicitly not an origin story. But that was a while back and also may have been crap...

76.jpg


#20 Sean Whitmore

Sean Whitmore
  • Citizen
  • 7321 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles

Posted 07 December 2015 - 02:51 AM

All I've heard is that the new Spider-Man movie won't be a straight origin story. But that's because he's already had two origin movies; one of which is less than 5 years old, and the other which was insanely popular.

Edited by Sean Whitmore, 07 December 2015 - 02:53 AM.

3DS Friend Code: 0490-6399-8582



Reply to this topic



  



Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: Wonder Woman, movie, WB, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Said Taghmaoui

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users