Naya Rivera to posthumously play Catwoman in animated Batman film
Actress Naya Rivera will posthumously play the role of Catwoman/Selina Kyle in an upcoming animated Batman feature, according to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday. Playing the caped crusader in the superhero flick will be Supernatural star Jensen Ackles alongside a stand-out ensemble cast including Josh Duhamel and Amy Landecker.
The NFL indicated meetings will likely remain virtual for the foreseeable future, but this year’s offseason workouts are not expected to be fully virtual like they were in 2020. However, the union has offered pushback to an onsite offseason returning this year.As of now, teams can schedule onsite OTAs to begin April 19. This is, however, contingent on no offseason plan being agreed to between the NFL and NFLPA. The union has offered pushback to an onsite offseason returning this year, with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reporting little progress has been made between the sides on this front.
While he did not comment on Michael Keaton's casting, it was first reported back in June 2020 that he was in talks to return as Bruce Wayne/Batman.
The Flash plot will reportedly introduce the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) 'multiverse,' with Keaton portraying a Bruce Wayne/Batman in a universe separate from the one that has played out in the DCEU movies thus far.
Still, there was no word on the casting for months, until Keaton himself hinted in an interview with Deadline in March that he was hesitant to take on the role because he was worried about COVID-19 in the U.K., where filming is taking place.
Diane Keaton glams up sweats with matching beret on set of Mack & Rita
The 75-year-old Oscar winner produces and stars as Rita, a 30-year-old magically transformed into a 65-year-old after using a sound bath regression pod, in Katie Aselton's Big-style 2022 comedyThe eccentric 75-year-old held an iPhone and another device while in between takes, but she was not wearing a coronavirus-protective face mask.
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'It’s Covid. I’m more concerned. I keep my eye more on the Covid situation in the UK than anything,' Keaton said.
'That will determine everything, and so that’s why I’m living outside the city here on 17 acres, staying away from everybody, because the Covid thing has got me really concerned. So, that’s my first thing about all projects. I look at it and go, is this thing going to kill me, literally? And you know, if it doesn’t, then we talk,' he added.
Keaton's 1989 Batman is considered one of the first films that truly opened Hollywood's eyes to the box office potential of superhero movies.
NHL's COVID protocol-related absences for April 17, 2021
Players in the protocol are: Colorado's Bowen Byram, Philipp Grubauer and Joonas Donskoi; Edmonton's Dmitry Kulikov; Los Angeles' Matt Roy; Montreal's Jon Merrill and Erik Gustafsson; Philadelphia's Jackson Cates; Toronto's Nick Foligno, Riley Nash and Ben Hutton; and Vancouver's Nate Schmidt and Jake Virtanen. Read more here.APRIL 15The NHL has confirmed that the Vancouver Canucks will not return to play from their lengthy COVID-19 pause Friday night versus the Edmonton Oilers as originally hoped.
Batman earned a whopping $251.3 million in 1989 (equivalent to $536.1 million today) as the highest-grossing movie at the domestic box office, with $411.5 million worldwide.
Keaton returned in 1992's Batman Returns, which earned $162.9 million domestic and $266.8 million worldwide, though he quit was replaced by Val Kilmer in 1995's Batman Forever.