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‘The Flash’ Toy Line Reveals Official Look At Main Villain




The Lightning has tried to keep his main villain close to his chest. However, after a recent toy fair the villain’s powers leakeda new toy has given fans their best look at the villain yet.

Thanks to a series of leaks from the film’s merch, fans now know the villain for The Lightning will be the Dark Flash, which appears to be based on the Black Flash from the comics and can suck the souls out of speedsters. Leaks of the Dark Bolt’s appearance were either covered up or heavily stylized for the toy in question. However, a new figure from McFarlane toys reveals our best look at the villain yet. Pictures of the figure can be seen below:

The introduction of the Dark Flash is a major departure from that flash point Comics the film is based on, with the Reverse Flash being the main villain of the story. The Dark Flash has also been completely absent from the film’s trailers, with the main focus being on the versions of Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen and Michael Keaton’s Batman. It’s likely that fans will have to wait until the film comes out to see what role they play in this adaptation.

The future of the DC Universe of Flash

Warner Bros. Discovery already has a script for a possible sequel To The Lightningwritten by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, the man behind the two Aquaman Movies with Jason Momoa. However, James Gunn and Peter Safran did not discuss it Flash continued during her DC Universe presentation.

Directed by Andy Muschietti from a screenplay by Birds of Prey writer Christina Hodson, The Flash is inspired by the Flashpoint comic’s storyline, which followed Barry Allen as he navigated a transformed DC Universe. Written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Andy Kuber, Flashpoint radically changed the status of the DC Comics universe and led to the release of the New 52 titles.

Next to Ezra Miller, The Lightning Also starring are Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck as two separate versions of Batman, Ron Livingston as Henry Allen, Maribel Verdú as Nora Allen, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Antje Traue as Faora-Ul and Sasha Calle as Supergirl see. Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Rudy Mancuso and Luke Brandon Field are also on board in undisclosed roles.


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Gwyneth Paltrow takes the stand to give evidence in ski crash trial




Gwyneth Paltrow stood in her ski crash trial (Image: PA)

Gwyneth Paltrow took the witness stand on day four of her ski accident trial and claimed to be the “victim.”

The US actress, 50, is being sued by retired optometrist Terry Sanderson. who claims she bumped into him and left him with significant brain injuries.

His defense is seeking up to $3,276,000 (£2,666,828) in damages, said Mr Lawrence Buhler, who is representing Ms Paltrow.

Meanwhile, Ms Paltrow, described by her legal team as a “conservative” skier, is suing Sanderson for a dollar, claiming he was the one who crashed into her.

Ms. Paltrow took the witness stand for questioning and began her testimony by describing herself as an “intermediate” skier and familiar with the rules of skiing.

She said she knew skiers had to leave their contact details in a collision, but that her ski instructor Eric Christiansen left hers for her.

The actress gave her version of events (Image: Rick Bowmer-Pool/Getty Images)

“So since I was hit by Mr. Sanderson and it was his fault, I’m assuming that Eric … who was there at the time said I’m going to leave all your information because my kids were waiting for me,” she said.

“I would not have left the crime scene without leaving my information, and my information was left (by Eric) … I know afterwards that he did it. I wasn’t there when it was given.’

Ms Paltrow wore a navy blue skirt and button-down blouse and occasionally drank from a glass bottle.

She continued to deny that she engaged in “risky behavior” on the day of the collision.

“I have not shown any risky behavior. I would not engage in risky behavior with or without my children,” she said.

The actress claims Mr Sanderson plowed her in the back (Image: Reuters)
Terry Sanderson is suing Ms Paltrow after suffering brain injuries in the collision (Image: Rick Bowmer-Pool/Getty Images)

“I’ve always been open and honest with my kids and they know me very well.”

Ms Paltrow repeated several times that Mr Sanderson drove into her from behind.


“My daughter was down the hill, my son was on my left, so I was skiing and my eyes weren’t fixed on my son when Mr. Sanderson skied right in my back,” she said.

“At first I was confused and didn’t know exactly what was going on. It’s a very strange thing to happen on a ski slope. I froze and I would say I was very upset a few seconds later.’

She added: “(I thought) Is this a prank? Is someone doing something kinky? … my mind was very quick trying to figure out what was happening.’

Shae Herath, Mr Sanderson’s daughter, gave an emotional testimony today (Image: Reuters)
Polly Grasham, Mr Sanderson’s other daughter, was also in tears the day before as she recalled her father’s injuries (Image: Reuters)

According to Ms Paltrow’s statement, the couple had “collapsed” and their bodies “almost spooned”.

To illustrate, a member of Mr. Sanderson’s legal team attempted to reenact the sequence of events in the courtroom, with Ms. Paltrow giving her instructions.

Mr. Sanderson, who was also present in the courtroom, watched the recovery.


As the proceedings progressed, Ms Paltrow admitted that neither her ski instructor nor her children had seen the incident and had no recollection that fellow skier Craig Ramon was there.

dr Wendell Gibby has previously testified that Mr Sanderson’s head trauma was likely caused by a skier crashing into him (Image: AP).
The skiing colleague was left with broken ribs, an X-ray showed in court (Image: AP)

Mr Ramon has previously testified at the trial, saying he saw the actress “hit” Mr Sanderson.

“I didn’t believe what he said,” Ms. Paltrow said. “I don’t think he saw what he thought he saw. He said he was 40 feet away and color blind. I don’t know how he can be positive with what he saw, especially with how much he changed his story.

“If you have two people in ski gear with helmets and they’re 40 feet apart, I don’t know how you can tell who’s who.”

She added: “Mr Sanderson hit me and that is categorically the truth.”

Ms Paltrow claimed that when you’re the victim of an accident, your psychology doesn’t necessarily think about the person who committed it.


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Guest Post: How I Found Balance and Flexibility as a Working Mom in Film and Animation




By Sherene Strausberg

my first movie “cool for you” was admitted to 39 film festivals and received several awards, including a Silver Anthem Award last month. As an independent filmmaker with no financial backing or creative support team, I myself produced, directed, animated, scored, and mixed/edited the audio for an animated micro-short film. I’m proud of this achievement because it could only have happened for me due to the unique circumstances when a long, tortuous creative career as a woman in Hollywood, followed by a career change, met its abrupt culmination from an unexpected world pandemic. Let’s go back 30 years when I decided to become a film composer.

Without a single role model in film music and having never seen a woman win best film score at the Oscars, I decided in 1993 to pursue a career as a film composer. (It wasn’t until 1997 that Rachel Portman made history as the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Original Score!) So, with no Hollywood ties, I took an educational path and majored in classical music composition at Indiana University, followed by a master’s degree in motion picture scoring from the North Carolina School of the Arts. Not only was I the only woman in my class of film composition students, I was also the only one who wasn’t married. I was more jealous of my classmates’ marital status than their gender. I wanted to get married but wasn’t sure how I would manage to find a spouse while pursuing such a competitive, gender-biased career. A solid marriage is more than just a partnership—it’s a support system. I wish I had had this support system during the earliest struggles of my education and career like my grad school classmates, as so often I felt discouraged or disappointed when trying to break into Hollywood.

I still longed for a lifelong partnership I’ve spent almost 10 years writing music for films, from short films to feature films, from short stories to documentaries. It was challenging because I wasn’t pursuing a role as a ghostwriter or orchestrator, but rather as an independent composer, with no agent or representation. It was my dream come true, but I didn’t have a work-life balance and was afraid I would never find a spouse, let alone have children. So, six years into my career as a film composer, I met a wonderful man, Todd, who I could see myself spending the rest of my life with. It was Todd who saw my frustrations and suggested an alternative career. I decided to go back to school and take evening graphic design classes at the UCLA Extension. The program gave me the flexibility to learn design at my own pace and the ability to choose courses that interested me most, such as B. Flash animation. Todd saw the combination of technical and creative skills I had through film scoring and sound engineering and accurately predicted that I could bring those skills to graphic design and excel.

My career transition coincided with our marriage, followed by a move from Los Angeles to New York City, and the birth of our two children. As a working mom with a 9am to 5pm graphic design job, I finally found a work/life balance. However, I quickly realized that being a parent doesn’t only take place from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. It can be relentless 24/7. So I decided to start my own business and start my own company, 87th Street creative. I named it the generic “Creative” because I knew that while my work was strictly graphic design, there was a chance it could morph into something else. I was thrilled that with my own company, work-life balance and flexibility, we could have a third child. Even with three children, I was determined to continue pursuing my profession and my desire to be creative.


While promoting my graphic design business, I began learning motion design and animation: 2D, 3D, and character rigging. Within a few years, my company grew from a graphic design startup to an established motion design studio. And then everything came to an abrupt halt in March 2020 with the pandemic. Projects were canceled, customers stopped calling and there was no work. I was devastated as the seriousness of the pandemic quickly became apparent.

During the pandemic, I wasn’t a composer, designer, or animator; Suddenly I was the teacher, the lunch lady, the school nurse, the gym teacher and more, all rolled into one. We were lucky that my husband’s job continued uninterrupted, but I had to give up my creative work to look after our children while schools and daycare centers were closed. After so many years of creating a delicate balance between work and parenthood, everything fell to pieces and there was no balance. The long days of those early months of the pandemic have been such a struggle. I quickly realized I wasn’t the only one as the largest exit of women from the workforce occurred in the year after the pandemic.

Then something magical happened. A friend shared a book with me that he thought I would like it. It was called “Cool For You” and explained global warming to children. I read it to my own children, who were two, five and eight at the time. They all loved it. The book does a wonderful job of simplifying global warming for very young learners without scaring them, but also providing tangible, concrete ways they can help save the planet. Plus, the illustrations were so rich and beautiful that I wanted to bring them to life, with glowing fireflies, swaying trees, and more!

We were stuck in lockdown and had very few places to go, but the illustrations in this book were moving – in my imagination! I decided to turn the book into a film. I contacted the author and illustrator who gave me the rights. After 12-hour days with the kids at Google School and a homemade Lego camp, I spent three to five hours every night turning the book into an animated film after they went to bed. The results exceeded my wildest dreams: a simple idea became a film that was shown and awarded to thousands of children at film festivals around the world Movement award nominationthe highest recognition in the motion design industry.

A career in Hollywood was tough. A career in Hollywood as a woman was even more difficult. I gave up before I even tried being a working mom in Hollywood. Now I’ve returned to the film industry, but now on my own terms, with balance and flexibility and three kids in tow.


Emmy-nominated art director and founder of 87th Street Creative, Sherene Strausberg combines music, sound effects, and custom illustrations to create compelling animated videos for businesses and nonprofits. Her short film Cool For You will screen March 26 at 3 p.m. at the Garden State Film Festival. It will also be screened at Yale’s Environmental Film Festival, Montana’s International Wildlife Film Festival and Scotland’s Edinburgh Conservation Film Festival in April. Read more about Strausberg and her film Here.

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Zack Snyder shares poster for upcoming DCEU trilogy screening




Zack Snyder shares a poster for the upcoming DCEU trilogy screening of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman and Zack Snyder’s Justice League.

Zack Snyder, DCEU Trilogy Poster

man of Steel, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of JusticeAnd Zack Snyder’s Justice League will be screened next month for a three-day event benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Zack Snyder gained weight Twitter to present a new poster for his DCEU trilogy and to thank Warner Bros. for all their help in making the screening happen.

The poster features the Superman statue first featured in Zack Snyders Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. “It’s kind of a nice coming together of different things. I’ve always wanted to put my three DC movies together in theaters, and it was always one of those things that we were never sure would ever happen.‘ Zack Snyder said while continuing to speak The Nerd Queens earlier this week. “Because the IMAX version of Justice League… we showed it in black and white a couple of times. I just wasn’t sure if there would be another time when we could get the color version out in theaters, but I really wanted everyone to see the film in IMAX because it was formatted for IMAX. It’s truly designed for an IMAX experience. If you see it in IMAX, I think it’s completely different than what you see on TV.You can check out the full event details below:


Date: Friday, April 28th

Movie: man of Steel


Time: 5:00pm reception, 6:00pm screening, followed by an in-person Q&A and live stream with Snyder and special guests

Ticket: $150

Location: ArtCenter Hillside Campus, 1700 Lida St., Pasadena, CA 91103


Date: Saturday, April 29th


Movie: Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition

Time: 3:00 p.m. Screening followed by in-person and livestreamed Q&A and poster signing with Snyder and special guests

Ticket: $150

Location: ArtCenter Hillside Campus, 1700 Lida St., Pasadena, CA 91103



Date: Sunday, April 30th

Movie: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Time: 1:00 p.m. Screening followed by an in-person Q&A and live stream with Snyder and special guests

Ticket: $175

Location: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608


Zack Snyder’s next film will be rebel moona sci-fi fantasy epic Approved At December 22 on Netflix. The film is set in a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy, threatened by the arrival of the armies of a tyrannical regent named Belisarius. The desperate colonists send a young woman with a mysterious past to seek warriors from neighboring planets to help them resist and defend their homeland.

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