Want to learn of bunch of behind the scenes secrets and easter eggs from Guardians of the Galaxy? Did someone tease the Joker appearing in Batman vs. Superman? When will Agent Carter air and for how long? In what context did Ant-Man get mentioned on Saturday Night Live? Will Quicksilver be coming back in the X-Men universe? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Last week ABC gave the green light to the Captain America spin-off series Agent Carter, starring Hayley Atwell. The series will effectively jump off from the Agent Carter One-Shot short film included on the Iron Man 3 blu-ray, using that short as a pilot to launch the series. ABC also renewed Agents of SHIELD, and given the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we figured the two series would be related. Now, with the release of some official art (above) and info, we know they will be tightly woven together. Read More »
Among the many shows renewed and/or ordered to season by ABC this week, two stand out. Marvel’s Agent Carter, the series starring Hayley Atwell that jumps off from Captain America: The First Avenger, has been ordered to series. That means that Atwell will be Marvel’s first solo lead female character, which is great. Meanwhile, Agents of SHIELD has been renewed for a second season. Read More »
Posted on Monday, April 14th, 2014 by Angie Han
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. wasn’t quite the runaway success that ABC had hoped for, but the network isn’t giving up on Marvel just yet. To the contrary, it’s thinking of doubling down.
A new report indicates that Agent Carter may bypass the pilot stage and go straight to series, debuting sometime during the (as yet unannounced) second season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. More details after the jump.
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Does the Captain America 3 writing team think the film will open against Batman vs. Superman? Do you want to see over 100 images from the premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier? How about a new featurette on breakout character, The Falcon? Will he be appearing in Avengers: Age of Ultron? Is there an update on the Agent Carter TV show? What does Marc Webb have to say about the Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack? Where is Gotham filming? How is Ben Affleck‘s Batman training going? Which star of Heroes has joined Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Read about all this and much more in today’s bonus sized Superhero Bits.
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Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2014 by Angie Han
S.H.I.E.L.D. is getting a visit from a big-screen superhero for the very first time. Marvel announced at ABC’s TCA winter press tour that Lady Sif (Jaimie Alexander), Thor’s warrior buddy from both of his standalone films, will be making an appearance on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the near future.
This won’t be the TV show’s first run-in with Asgard. The season’s eighth episode, titled “The Well,” was timed to coincide (roughly) with the release of Thor: The Dark World, and centered on the aftermath of events seen in the film. It happens that Alexander’s guest spot also doubles as Thor: The Dark World promotion — the DVD/Blu-ray hits shelves February 25.
Plot specifics are being kept under wraps for now, of course. Marvel would say only that Sif would drop down to Earth from Asgard “with a very specific mission.” Lady Sif’s visit is being shot right now, and will air as the 15th episode of the season. [Screen Crush]
After the jump, Marvel’s new TV project Agent Carter picks up a couple of writers.
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The short film Item 47, an extra on The Avengers Blu-ray, became the ABC series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Now, the short film Agent Carter, an extra on the Iron Man 3 Blu-ray, could follow the same trajectory. Deadline is reporting Agent Carter is very early development as a possible ABC TV series.
The move makes a sense on numerous levels. Marvel executives have been very clear that: A) They want to work more with Hayley Atwell. B) They want to develop more female superhero content and C) They want to continue the Marvel Universe both on the big and small screen. Read More »