Want to see set photos for X-Men Apocalypse and Captain America: Civil War? What happened on the finale of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D? Why is Mario Lopez back on the set of Deadpool? Is Jared Leto going method while filming Suicide Squad? How is the marketing different in Japan for Avengers: Age of Ultron? Did Hugh Jackman say on TV that the next Wolverine movie would be his last? Who is the latest director who might be up for Black Panther? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 by Angie Han
CBS is getting into the superhero game this fall with Supergirl, starring Melissa Benoist as the less famous cousin of Superman. Now 24, Kara decides to embrace her Kryptonian superpowers and become the hero she was always meant to be. Watch the first Supergirl trailer, and check out a couple of new Supergirl images, after the jump. Read More »
The pilot for the television adaptation of the popular television series Preacher has officially begun, and Seth Rogen has tweeted out the first photo from set. See the first Preacher set photo after the jump.
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Fox is getting deeper into its rights package for Marvel’s mutant characters, and has put in motion a plan to create a New Mutants movie as a spin-off from the X-Men movie series. Josh Boone, the writer/director behind Fox’s The Fault in Our Stars, and the guy who is doing The Stand for Warner Bros. and The Vampire Chronicles for Universal, will write and direct. Read More »
There’s no doubt that we cover more than a fair share of news surrounding Marvel Studios and their ever-growing cinematic universe. The hype for these movies often begins on the internet as that’s where all the rumors starts and spread like wildfire, and it’s a large part of creating buzz and anticipation for the comic book blockbusters. Now the folks who come up with those amusing videos saying how films like Guardians of the Galaxy should have ended have chimed in with The Five Stages of Watching a Marvel Movie. Watch the video after the jump! Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Angie Han
Marvel Studios has its eye on another fantastic filmmaker. Selma director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being courted for an upcoming feature. What’s not clear is which film they want her for — Black Panther or Captain Marvel. More details on the possible Marvel Ava DuVernay deal after the jump. Read More »
Was Black Widow replaced in some merchandise representing her Avengers: Age of Ultron scene? Want to see some early concept art for Ultron? What’s Mario Lopez doing back on the set of Deadpool? How can you own a live size version of Thor? What’s happening on the sets of Captain America: Civil War and Suicide Squad? Is there new concept art from Batman v Superman online? Want to read a description of AKA Jessica Jones? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
We’re a couple weeks past the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron — far enough into the film’s life for reaction pieces, reactions to the reactions, and more detailed looks at the film’s place in the summer lineup, and culture as a whole.
But let’s look at the film from a different angle: the FX work that helped create everything from huge setpieces to simple environments. (Hint: Some of those environments are actually anything but simple.) We’ve got a set of three Age of Ultron FX reels below. Note that spoilers for Age of Ultron are within, as some of the info we’ll highlight features shots from the end of the film. Read More »
In reality, if someone was actually a superhero, they probably wouldn’t have a cheery demeanor. There’s nothing funny about killing someone or putting your life on the line for others. Yet in the movies, and specifically the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the superheroes almost always go about their jobs with a sense of humor. From Iron Man to Age of Ultron, the Marvel Movies are generally light and sometimes downright hilarious. That’s one of the many ways Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has distinguished his films from decidedly darker superhero films like Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy.
And while the MCU has certainly carved out its own unique niche, the cloud of Nolan is always hovering. Will the Marvel Cinematic Universe ever take a turn that puts it on a path of darkness? According to Feige, no. Read his quote and more below. Read More »