Salt Lake Comic Con Nerd News: Wonder Woman director, Batman belt, Insidious 3!

Salt Lake Comic Con is bringing you the best stories from throughout Geekdom! Today we talk about the search for a female director for the upcoming Wonder Woman movie, DC Collectibles’ new Batman Utility Belt Prop Replica and the new trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3 in time for Halloween!

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Warner Bros searching for female director for Wonder Woman!


Warner Bros. pictures officially announced earlier this month that a Wonder Woman feature film is on the way with Gal Gadot in the lead. Now, the search is on a for a director and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, they’re looking for one with two X chromosomes. Female directors in Hollywood are in notoriously short supply, although there are some genuine exceptions to that unfortunate statistic. Kathryn Bigelow won an Academy Award for her The Hurt Locker while Jennifer Yuh’s Academy Award-nominated Kung Panda 2 amassed more than $665 million at the worldwide box office. We’ve also seen a few actresses recently make the jump to the other side of the camera with Angelina Jolie about to release her second feature, Unbroken, and Elizabeth Banks taking on next year’s Pitch Perfect 2.


DC Collectibles: Batman Utility Belt Prop Replica!

Become the Bat with this new Utility Belt Prop Replica! Joshua and Eric from IGN unbox the belt and give it a test run.


Trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3 arrives just in time for Halloween!

Following various teases this week, the first promo for Insidious Chapter 3 has landed. In the film, a twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further. Insidious Chapter 3 opens in theaters May 29, 2015.


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