Superman

  • Rare copy of 1st Superman comic book fetches USD 3.2 million 1 week ago

    New York: A rare copy of Action Comics #1 that introduced Earth to Superman has become the world's most expensive comic book, selling for a whopping US $3.2 million. The 1938 book in which the superhero first appeared initially cost 10 cents. When Darren Adams decided to put his incredibly rare,...
  • Rare copy of Superman comic book fetches US dollar 3.2 million 1 week ago

    New York: A nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price US dollar 3.2 million. New York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo said today they submitted Sunday's record-setting bid in the eBay auction for Action Comics No 1. That's the 1938 book in which...
  • The Rs 100 crore trap: Why blockbusters like 'Singham Returns' and 'Kick' sell out strong female characters and settle for Supermen August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: His muscles are palpable from under his snug-fitting khaki uniform. His walks with purpose, his face giving nothing away, his demeanour grim. The handlebar moustache and the aviator sunglasses add that extra rugged quality to his look. From the point of view of filmmaker Rohit Shetty, his hero,...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' take center stage at Comic-Con July 28, 2014

    San Diego: The realm of Middle Earth and caped superheroes brought adventure and battle to Comic Con, as fans of Warner Bros' 'The Hobbit' and 'Batman v Superman' were treated to first-look sneak peeks of the films on Saturday. The eager audience at the convention, most of whom had camped out...
  • Snapshot: Ben Affleck looks morose as Batman in the first close-up tweeted by director Zack Snyder July 25, 2014

    Is that a bird? Is that a plane? Is that a depressed comic book fan? No, it is Ben Affleck as Batman, in the latest DC Comics' film 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'. The first close-up of Affleck tweeted by 'Batman v. Superman' director Zack Snyder is adding fuel...
  • First look: Henry Cavill looks impressive as Superman in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' July 4, 2014

    The first look of Henry Cavill in Superman costume in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' was released on Twitter. The Superman's look has been released nearly two months after director Zack Snyder tweeted the first look of Ben Affleck as Batman. The picture shows Henry wearing his signature...
  • 'Batman v Superman' to have more than one villain? July 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: The upcoming 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' movie will reportedly have more than one villain. The film, which has generated buzz for reuniting Superman and Batman, has 'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg playing Lex Luthor but at least three other villains may get included in the 'Man of...
  • Revealed: The first look of Henry Cavill as Clark Kent in 'Batman Vs.Superman' July 1, 2014

    Directer Zack Snyder, who is directing 'Batman Vs. Superman' revealed the first look of Ben Affleck as Batman on Twitter few weeks back. And now official handle of the Royal Marine Charitable Trust Fund has revealed the first look actor Henry Cavill as Clark Kent on Twitter. Cavill who will...
  • Will Scoot McNairy be the Nightwing in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'? June 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Scoot McNairy has reportedly landed a role in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel- 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. The actor, who has starred in films like 'Argo' and '12 Years a Slave', is rumoured to play Nightwing in the film, reported Ace Showbiz. In the comics, Nightwing...
  • Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Pictures says filming has started in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," starring Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The studio said Wednesday the action feature directed by Zack Snyder will also star Israel-born actress Gal Gadot...
  • Here it is! The first photo of Ben Affleck as the new Batman May 14, 2014

    Filmmaker Zack Snyder created a frenzy of sorts on Twitter as he shared a picture of actor Ben Affleck dressed as Batman standing next to the Batmobile. Ben Aflleck drew quite a bit of flack for agreeing to play the superhero in the upcoming film 'Batman Vs Superman' which is...
  • 'Chakra: The Invincible' a comic book meant for all age-groups April 28, 2014

    The problem with the Indian Superhero scene is that there are not too many of them. There are far and a few in between and the need for perhaps this genre is more comic books, and of course more super heroes. So when an Indian super hero is created, there...
  • Animation film on Narendra Modi shows him in a Superman-like avatar April 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: After BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi t-shirts, mugs and caps, the Ahmedabad based Modi fan Club has also released an animation film on him. The film called 'Nation In Motion -NAMO' played to a specially composed song, portraying Modi in a Superman-like avatar setting things right and bringing...
  • Plot mein twist! A 'Gravity' scene shot with Superman saving the day for Sandra Bullock in space April 8, 2014

    What if Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron shot this as the opening scene for 'Gravity'? The Superman version is way cooler than the real Gravity scene. ...
  • This baby's reaction to Superman's flight scene will melt your heart February 11, 2014

    This 16-month-old boy reacts to the First Flight sequence from Man of Steel. His reaction is so cute! ...
  • 'Batman vs Superman' finds its Robin in Adam Driver November 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Girls' star Adam Driver is the frontrunner to bag the role of Batman's sidekick Dick Grayson aka Nightwing (Robin) in Zack Snyder's superhero sequel 'Batman vs Superman'. The 29-year-old actor apparently fits the description of Nightwing, Grayson's post-Robin alter-ego. Affleck will play an older and world-weary Batman in...
  • Man of Steel 2: Who is going to play Wonder Woman? November 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: After the much-discussed casting of Ben Affleck as Batman opposite Henry Cavill's Superman, the makers of the untitled 'Batman vs Superman' project are searching for a female lead, who may play the Wonder Woman in the superhero laden project. Being directed by filmmaker Zack Snyder, the Batman-Superman feature would...
  • 10 awesome things that Krrish can learn from Thor November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Thor is one superhero who is more human in approach than most of his contemporaries. Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman are back with the latest episode in Thor's life in 'The Dark World'. Indian superhero Krrish hit the screens one week prior to Thor, but there are things...
  • I was reluctant to play Batman, says Ben Affleck October 28, 2013

    London: Superstar Ben Affleck has revealed that he was initially reluctant to take on the role of Batman in 'Superman vs. Batman'. Affleck, who would take over the role of Bruce Wayne in the sequel to 'Man of Steel', said that he was excited when director Zack Snyder told him...
  • When Superman failed to rescue Shah Rukh Khan October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has not yet recovered from fever and is still under the weather. He confesses that watching 'Superman' didn't help him either. "Sleep eludes me ... feeling a bit better ... but still not over the weather nor completely under. 'Superman' viewing didn't help matters either,"...
  • I am not superman: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan October 13, 2013

    Washington: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has increasingly been portrayed as a "rock star" after occupying the current position, both in the national and international media, has said that he is "not a superman" acknowledging "little bit" of euphoria surrounding him. "Expectations are high. Clearly I am not a superman. There...
  • Doubtful about Ben Affleck as Batman? We say, why not! August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The announcement of Ben Affleck playing Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel overpowered the news of Egyptian unrest and the failure of Indian policy makers in curbing the inflation. The news started a heated argument among the Batman fans which culminated on an online petition against Warner Brothers....
  • Ben Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel August 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Ben Affleck will play Batman in an upcoming Superman sequel that will see the two caped crusaders face off against each other, film studio Warner Bros Pictures said on Thursday. Affleck, 41, will take on the role of reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne, Batman's alter-ego, in director Zack Snyder's...
  • 'Man of Steel 2' logo: When Superman confronts Batman July 31, 2013

    The promoters of 'Man of Steel 2' have announced that the film is going to be released in 2015. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film will feature a battle between Batman and Superman. ...
  • How Superman is coming to the rescue of the porn industry July 29, 2013

    Los Angeles: We all know he can leap tall buildings in a single bound and bend steel in his bare hands. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that during a time of crisis even the porn industry turns to Superman. The same week in June that Warner Bros. released...
  • Superman's past, future takes Comic-Con spotlight July 22, 2013

    San Diego: The cape, the curl, the S on the chest. Superman is among comics' most recognizable characters, and 75 years after Cleveland teenagers Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster's Kryptonian made his debut in the pages of Action Comics No. 1, his popularity remains stratospheric. At Comic-Con International, Superman's presence could...
  • Superman to fight Batman in 'Man Of Steel' sequel July 21, 2013

    London: Warner Bros studio has revealed plans for a Superman and Batman face-off in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel which will hit the theatres in 2015. The follow up to 'Man of Steel' starring Henry Cavill is being written by director Zack Snyder and will feature Batman, reported Contactmusic....
  • Henry Cavill had auditioned to play James Bond June 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Henry Cavill, the new on screen 'Superman', had auditioned to play secret agent 007, but says Daniel Craig was a far better choice The 'Man of Steel' actor was upset at missing out on the part after getting down to the final audition, but admits 45-year-old Craig, who...
  • 'Man of Steel': Cast share their experiences June 15, 2013

    As superhero Superman is back after six years with 'Man of Steel', Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to the cast of the film. Film director Zack Snyder, actors Henry Cavill, Amy Adams share their experiences. ...