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Author Topic: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)  (Read 52362 times)

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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #550 on: 12 Jun 2019, 19:38 »

So has anyone heard of this show on syfy called "Krypton" that takes place 2 generations before the events of Superman?  I have never heard of it but Season 2 just premiered. Zod and his followers look a lot like NOD troops from C&C Tiberium Sun so it piqued my interest.

As far as I can tell Val-El, patriarch of the El family, is arrested and executed by the corrupt leadership of Krypton. The El's are stripped of their noble privileges and forced to live in the slums. Val-El's son, Seg, figures out that his father was arrested because he found a terrible secret. Then some people from the future come back in time to save Krypton. An earth man named Adam Strange and General Zod.

From what I can tell its one part Dune, one part Red Faction, and a dash of Game of Thrones. Val-El is even played by the same actor as Barristan Selmy from GoT.

Edit: Oh, also the actor that plays Zod sounds VERY similar to Patrick Stuart, at least in the speech I heard him give in Season 2's premier. I may go back and watch season 1.
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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #551 on: 12 Jun 2019, 19:54 »

Haven't seen it (or even heard about it), but in case people haven't heard, the latest DC series, Swamp Thing has been cancelled a week after it premiered. This has nothing to do with ratings, but the fact that North Carolina screwed up and miscalculated the tax break it had given the show. Basically the show's budget was cut in half and considering that it's a budget heavy show, its been cancelled.
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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #552 on: 13 Jun 2019, 06:54 »

There's a forthcoming show on the CW network; I've seen previews while watching The Flash but they don't give a title. There's a spotlight Batsignal, and a woman in a Batsuit, and a "Coming Soon". Thats all I know right now.
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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #553 on: 13 Jun 2019, 06:59 »

That would be Batwoman, with Ruby Rose as the eponymous heroine.
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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #554 on: 13 Jun 2019, 07:10 »

That would be Batwoman, with Ruby Rose as the eponymous heroine.
Also not clear if it's going to be in the same multiverse as The Flash, Supergirl, Arrow, and Legends. I remember one episode of Arrow when they went to Gotham City.
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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #555 on: 14 Jun 2019, 11:27 »

Holy shit, Adam Strange! One of my favourite trades as a kid was an Adam Strange.
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Re: Detective Comics Cinematic Universe (formerly Man of Steel)
« Reply #556 on: 09 Jul 2019, 19:41 »

So I finally got around to watching Shazam and I liked it a lot!
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