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Mad Max: The Kotaku Review

A little more than 10 years ago, not long after I quit my job to become a freelance writer, a colleague warned me that sometimes the work could be grueling and unrewarding. “I want to talk to you when you’re writing a story only for money,” he said. It took a decade, but I finally found that assignment: reviewing Mad… » 9/01/15 11:29am Today 11:29am

Mad Max Director George Miller Rumored to Be Up For Man Of Steel 2

“I want to see that again” was probably your first thought after watching Mad Max: Fury Road. The second may have been “I wonder what director George Miller is doing next.” He hasn’t decided yet, but he’s currently talking to DC movie people about potentially doing the second Man of Steel. » 8/21/15 12:40pm 8/21/15 12:40pm

Get Ready, Sinners: Warner Bros. Is Making Dante's Inferno Into a Movie

Instead of following in the steps of a Noah or Exodus, Warner Bros. is going a different route for its next loosely-based-on-the-Bible story. This time, it’s going to be loosely based on a book loosely based on the Bible. A yes, Dante. The original self-insert Bible fanfiction writer. » 8/20/15 3:00am 8/20/15 3:00am

Ben Affleck May Direct A 2018 Batman Solo Film Called The Batman

When Warner Bros. hired Oscar-winner Ben Affleck to play Batman, it was pretty obvious they wanted more than his jawline. The latest rumor about the character is that Affleck both will star in and direct a November 2018 solo film called The Batman, written by Oscar-winning Argo writer Chris Terrio. » 6/24/15 11:20am 6/24/15 11:20am

Boaz Yakin Talks About the "Cyberpunk" Batman Beyond Movie He Wrote

For a brief moment after he finished Remember the Titans, director Boaz Yakin was attached to a live-action version of Batman Beyond. Of course, Batman Begins ended up being the Batman project that Warner Bros. made, but Yakin calls Batman Beyond was the “best script I ever wrote that never got made.” » 6/16/15 2:00am 6/16/15 2:00am

Even Hollywood Has Some Major Doubts About Warner Bros.' DC Movie-verse

There have been plenty of fans who have complained about Warner Bros.’ attempts to replicate Marvel’s money-generating Cinematic Universe with DC. But they’re not the only ones — some Hollywood executives also doubt WB can pull it off, because the studio seems to be going about it in the worst way possible. » 4/29/15 2:10pm 4/29/15 2:10pm

Which Live-Action Adaptation of An Animated Classic Is The Most Doomed?

There's been a deluge of live-action adaptations of classic animated films lately. Some have been pretty great, some have been flawed... and some have been best forgotten. But there's still a slew of them on the horizon. Here's our ranking of the upcoming live-action adaptations, according to which is most doomed. » 4/08/15 12:36pm 4/08/15 12:36pm

WB May Want The Lego Movie's Lord And Miller To Direct The Flash Film

Grain, salt, etc., but rumor has it Warner Bros. would really like the hot-as-hell team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller, to direct the eventual big-screen debut of the Flash, starring Ezra Miller. But the duo are also courted to direct one of Sony's upcoming Ghostbusters films. So which one will they choose? » 4/06/15 11:00am 4/06/15 11:00am