Earlier this summer, Marvel Studios kicked off the blockbuster season with Captain America: Civil War. Not only was it a huge comic book flick because it featured a face-off between Iron Man and Captain America, forcing the rest of The Avengers to pick a side and fight against each other, but it also featured the introduction of the new Spider-Man, who finally allowed to co-exist in the Marvel cinematic universe after being isolated at Sony Pictures for about 15 years. Now another comic book movie crossover might be in the works as well.
A new rumor has surfaced, one that should be taken a a dump truck full of salt, that Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox have discussed the possibility of having some kind of crossover featuring the Marvel characters each of the studios own. Find out more about this Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox crossover after the jump. Read More »
Please Recommend /Film on Facebook
Posted on Friday, June 24th, 2016 by Angie Han
Sony’s first Spider-Man film series petered out after the disappointing Spider-Man 3, and their second ended after The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was met with total indifference. But the property finally got the boost he needed when the studio struck a deal to bring the webslinger into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spider-Man’s cameo was one of the most buzzed-about moments in Captain America: Civil War, and successfully drummed up excitement for his solo movie Spider-Man: Homecoming, due out next summer.
Naturally, Sony doesn’t plan to stop there. In a recent interview, studio chief Tom Rothman confirmed plans for an entire Spider-Man universe. And while he’s staying quiet about what exactly those plans might look like, a new rumor says a Silver Sable movie could be among them. Read More »
UPDATE #1: And the Spider-Man: Homecoming casting notices keep on coming. Now Michael Mando, known for his recurring roles in Orphan Black and Better Call Saul, has signed on in (say it with me now) a mystery role.
UPDATE #2: Just hours after we heard Michael Mando had been cast in Spider-Man: Homecoming — which was just hours after we heard Abraham Attah had signed on — comes news that Bokeem Woodbine will also star. He’s coming off of some of the best reviews of his career in FX’s Fargo, and will play an unnamed villain. Original story follows.
Spider-Man: Homecoming began filming a few days ago, but the new cast members keep on coming. The latest name to be added to the first Spidey solo movie set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is Abraham Attah, the young actor who made a huge splash after starring in last year’s critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation. This has quietly become one of the best and most diverse casts ever assembled for a superhero movie.
Read More »
Posted on Monday, June 20th, 2016 by Angie Han
As cameras roll in Atlanta, Spider-Man: Homecoming is making a few last-minute additions. Hannibal Buress has just joined the Marvel / Sony superhero movie, along Isabella Amara (The Boss) and Sundance breakouts J.J. Totah (Other People) and Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (The Land). Tom Holland plays Peter Parker in the movie directed by Jon Watts (Cop Car). Read More »
Marvel Studios has built up enough goodwill at this point that they could probably get away with just releasing a title and release date and still pack their fair share of theaters. But if you simply must know what Doctor Strange and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 are about, the official synopsis for each film has been unveiled and they are glorious in their vagueness.
Read More »
Cool Posts From Around the Web:
The world of video games based on movies has consistently been a depressing one. Most of the time the games are weak, uninspired video game versions of the movie offering nothing original or exciting as far as gameplay is concerned. Even with something as exciting as the Marvel cinematic universe, the video games for characters such as Iron Man, Thor and Captain America have been downright awful. And it doesn’t sound like Marvel Games plans on trying that again anytime soon.
Find out more about the future of Marvel video games after the jump. Read More »
Even though it won’t hit theaters for over a year, we’re a little bit closer to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 because production just wrapped on the sequel after shooting in New Orleans. Director James Gunn recorded a video on Facebook live announcing that Chris Pratt had finished all his shooting as Star-Lord and later in the day officially announced on Twitter that production overall was also complete.
Below you can get just a little peak behind the scenes with a couple photos featuring Chris Pratt and his stuntman who helps make Star-Lord look like a bad ass. Plus, find out just how pumped Chris Pratt is in the video straight from the set as he says farewell to the entire crew. The video also features confirmation of a Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Comic-Con panel coming our way, as was previously hinted at last week. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
Sony’s little corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is starting to fill up. Following Tuesday’s news that Donald Glover would be swinging by, Spider-Man: Homecoming has added two more supporting players. Logan Marshall-Green, best known for starring in Prometheus and for not being Tom Hardy, will join Michael Keaton on the side of evil. And Martin Starr of Silicon Valley has boarded in yet another mystery role.
Tom Holland leads the superhero adventure directed by Jon Watts (Cop Car). Read More »
After Sony decided to reboot the Spider-Man movie franchise but before Andrew Garfield was cast as Peter Parker in the movie that would become The Amazing Spider-Man, Donald Glover made it pretty clear that he would love to play the beloved wall-crawling superhero. Although he didn’t get the part, things have officially gone full circle for the actor/rapper/comedian – he is apparently looking to join the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming in (you guessed it) a mystery role.
Read More »