April isn’t even 48 hours old but at the movie theater, summer has already begun. With tonight’s opening of Furious 7, the trend of major blockbusters opening well before the first weekend in May continues. Fast Five, The Hunger Games and Captain America: The Winter Soldier are a few recent examples; next year, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will open over a month before the traditional first weekend of summer. Let’s face it. It might be Spring outside, but it’s Summer at the movies.
With that in mind, the /Film crew decided to rank our most anticipated films of the season. Everyone on staff (Peter, Russ, Angie, David, Devindra, Angie, Chris, and myself) ranked their 20 most anticipated movies of summer 2015, those rankings were given point values, and then an overall list was created.
Below, read /Film’s most anticipated movies of Summer 2015. Read More »
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An extended Audi ad featuring new footage from Avengers: Age of Ultron steals a little secret from Marvel. After the one minute car commerical, it surprises us with a post-credit 30 second TV spot for 2015’s second Marvel Studios film, Ant-Man. So you get new Avengers footage and then Ant-Man footage too. Not a bad deal. Check out the video below. Read More »
For a few moments last year, Adam McKay almost directed Ant-Man. At least, that’s how the situation seemed to be developing. After Edgar Wright left the project, star Paul Rudd called his friend McKay to work on the film. The pair worked together on the script and McKay was considered to helm the project, too. Ultimately, that didn’t happen, and Peyton Reed came on board.
According to a new rumor though, McKay must have left a big impression on Marvel. Rumor has it he’s now in line to direct a new Marvel movie, something he’s been vocal about wanting. Which movie? We don’t know know yet but you know we’ll speculate below. Read More »
Which superheroes might have cameos in X-Men Apocalypse? What adjective did Jeremy Irons use to describe the script to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice? Want to see a funny Avengers: Age of Ultron toy add? What are Bartman and Fall Out Boy fighting in Simpsons Tapped Out? Will Vin Diesel tease doing another Marvel role besides Guardians of the Galaxy 2? Does Ryan Reynolds know the rating of Deadpool? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to hear Dwayne Johnson talking about Shazam and Black Adam? Is Gal Gadot embarrassed about people talking about her Wonder Woman body? Is Jason Momoa all-in to play Aquaman? Will this week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D talk about The Avengers? Can you try and be an extra in Captain America: Civil War? What might be changed in Ant-Man reshoots? How will Harley Quinn play into Suicide Squad? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
Ant-Man is coming to the MCU this summer. So is Ultron. But unlike in the comics, where Ant-Man (specifically Hank Pym) created Ultron, the two don’t seem to have much to do with other in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Instead, Tony Stark will be the one responsible for bringing the killer robot to life.
Naturally, fans have been complaining to Joss Whedon about the major change in Ultron’s origin story, and now the Avengers: Age of Ultron director has a response for them: Blame Edgar Wright. Well, Wright and the fact that Whedon just couldn’t find a good way to fit in Hank Pym. Find out why there’s no Hank Pym in Avengers after the jump. Read More »
Want to see lots and lots of New York Toy Fair images from Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron and DC? Which characters are about to hit Gotham? What did the EP of Arrow tease about Green Lantern? How did Kingsman: The Secret Service do over its opening weekend? Want to see some new X-Men Apocalypse concept art from Bryan Singer? Who is the latest full time addition to the cast of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D? Which roles are the currently casting for Deadpool? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Three dozen superhero movies will be released in theaters over the next five and a half years. With this week’s new announcements, I thought now was as good a time as any to take a look at the future of the comic book movie landscape. Hit the jump to find a comprehensive calendar of superhero movie release dates tracking the announced comic book movie adaptations up to the year 2020.
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