All posts tagged: wonder woman 1984

2020 is Year of Comic Heroines

2020 has begun and as the resident nerd of the 17 Waverly Podcast I am looking forward to the buckets of comic book content we are getting. As DC and Marvel prepare to launch their projects in the coming months I have found that there is a strong common denominator across the board; WOMEN. Birds of Prey: Say what you wish about DC live-action content over the past few years. If you choose the negative route I respect it. However, there is something  objectively true about the brand; they’re trail blazing. First studio to introduce darker and grittier tones, first studio to showcase a villain ensemble, and first studio to bring a successful female superhero to the big screen. 2020 will earn DC and Warner another badge of firsts as they release the first female ensemble superhero film with Birds of Prey due February 7, 2020. Am I one of those fans still pouting that it’s Birds of Prey and not Sirens? Yeah, a little. Am I annoyed Barbara Gordon is nowhere to be seen in …

Hawkman and Hawkgirl Set to Appear in ‘WW84’?

This is breaking news! At least, I think it is? Anyway, as I was randomly looking for upcoming movies and television shows to keep an eye on, I randomly stumbled upon something interesting in the cast page for Wonder Woman 1984! Not only are Sam Worthington and Alicia Vikander showing up on the casting page (unexpectedly) but they are each listed to be playing Hawkgirl and Hawkman!? Is this a mistake? Well, there’s two possible mistakes; someone F#$^# up and spoiled a secret of the movie, or, they are really just not supposed to be there. Personally, I would guess it’s the former. If this IS true, then my biggest support for the casting choice! I think they would make excellent additions to the DCEU. Or, whatever it’s being called now! For those who don’t know, Hawkgirl and Hawkman are two winged warriors that have been living multiple reincarnated lives. In each life they find their way to each other and awaken their memories. Well, at least that’s the route Legends of Tomorrow went with. …