Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
Did you know it’s Jack Kirby‘s birthday? How great is that Doctor Strange cast? Is Batman v Superman‘s Henry Cavill worried about superhero movie fatigue? Why was everyone crying on the Deadpool set? What’s Groot really saying? Which Daredevil character is getting some romance next season? Just how much money did the Arrow / Stardust feud raise for charity? Does The Flash look a little different in this Season 2 promo? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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“Our job is not to be the star of the shot,” says Shade VFX senior exec producer David Van Dyke of his company’s work on Daredevil. Indeed, the show’s effects were not excessively showy, but as some of the effects tricks are revealed one realizes that there was probably more reliance on visual effects in the show than you first assumed.
This new Daredevil VFX reel from Shade shows off a lot of the company’s work on the series from Marvel and Netflix, and thankfully this particular video has a lot more than the typical quick-cut VFX reel. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, August 20th, 2015 by Angie Han
Is that a new suit for Daredevil Season 2? Who’s Spidey battling in Captain America: Civil War? What can Ike Barinholtz reveal about his Suicide Squad character? Did moving Batman v Superman to 2016 make it a better movie? Why does Ben McKenzie think Gotham Season 2 will be better than Season 1? How does Wonder Woman feel about same-sex marriage? Has the Justice League Mortal documentary run into a hurdle? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 by Angie Han
Why’s Superman pissed at Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman? Is Liev Schreiber hinting at a Sabretooth return in Wolverine 3? What are Falcon and Winter Soldier up to on the Captain America: Civil War set? Want to see Will Smith give Joel Kinnaman a Suicide Squad tattoo? Which superhero (besides Iceman) does Shawn Ashmore want to play? What would Donald Trump be like as Batman? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Monday, August 10th, 2015 by Angie Han
Did Jared Leto just drop a Killing Joke reference? Does Wonder Woman have a new VFX supervisor? Is Henry Cavill bummed about not getting to star in Superman Flyby? How’s Jon Bernthal‘s Punisher looking on the Daredevil set? Does Supergirl have another new promo? Which friendly neighborhood superhero turns 53 today? What would Howard the Duck look like as a modern Marvel movie? How long before Marvel wins back the Fantastic Four rights? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Since we’ve had two releases from Marvel Studios this year, there’s been plenty of talk about ranking the movies in the Marvel cinematic universe. But with 20th Century Fox’s reboot of Fantastic Four hitting theaters this weekend (for better or worse), we thought it was a good time to rank all the Marvel movies that exist outside of the MCU, which include Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, all the X-Men films and more.
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ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee spoke before the Television Critics Association for an executive panel on Tuesday, August 4. When asked about ABC’s plans for Marvel, given that Netflix has many of Marvel’s television properties, Lee staked his network’s claim to the continuing success of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter.
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Steven DeKnight had to leave Marvel’s Daredevil series to direct a feature film, so he will not be working on season two, which features The Punisher.
DeKnight was around when they discussed bringing Frank Castle, who will be played by Jon Bernthal, into the show, and he was at the Television Critics Association summer press tour today for Netflix’s Showrunners panel. After the panel, I approached DeKnight to ask if this could finally be a chance to do The Punisher right after three wildly different movies starring Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane and Ray Stevenson. The good news is that the Daredevil season 2 Punisher may be the closest to the comics version we’ve seen on screen. Read More »
The 2015 Television Critics Association summer press tour kicked off this morning with Netflix’s executive session with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. Sarandos offered some updates during the panel on Marvel shows such as Daredevil, and spoke of Adam Sandler and the controversy over his Netflix film The Ridiculous Six, and awards plans for films like Beasts of No Nation and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II.
Afterwards, I approached Sarandos for an update on Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday, the long-awaited new Pee-Wee Herman movie. He assured me it would play year-round, not just at Christmas.
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