Which Marvel villain will be running for President of the United States in a new comic series? Which cast member from The League has landed a role on FX’s Legion? What does Morgan Freeman think of Ben Affleck as Batman? Which superheroes are coming to Disney Infinity in the spring? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Keen observers probably noticed that the previous trailer for the second season of Daredevil had the designation of being “part one” and now we know why. A second trailer for the new season of the Marvel Studios TV series has just arrived, and just like the first one was all about The Punisher (Jon Bernthal) coming to town. This one brings us a full plate of Elektra Natchios (Elodie Young), who breaks into Matt Murdock’s (Charlie Cox) apartment in order to meet him. Read More »
Why does Chadwick Boseman say Black Panther isn’t a superhero? Which Avengers would Krysten Ritter want Jessica Jones to team up with? What’s so cool about Robert Downey Jr.’s base camp set up on Captain America: Civil War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
The first season of Daredevil fluctuated between wonderful and dull on an episode-by-episode basis, with thrilling subplots and characters butting up against stuff that simple didn’t work at all. The result was a totally watchable mixed bag, a series with a clearly defined identity and a (mostly) killer cast that sagged here and there, spending a few too many episodes spinning its wheels. But hey, that’s why the television gods invented seconds seasons, right? Show us a series that was perfect from moment one and we’ll ask you to pick something other than Friday Night Lights.
Anyway, Daredevil season 2 arrives in less than a month and the reviews have already started to trickle in. Like the first season, the notices so far have been very positive. But also like the first season, everyone seems to agree that there are still nits to be picked. It sounds like we’re getting more of the same, for better and worse.
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Who will Supergirland The Flash be facing in their crossover episode? When do Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice tickets go on sale? What will Black Panther‘s Wakandan accent sound like? What’s the one problem that Stan Lee had with his Deadpool cameo? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Last month, rumors emerged that Jon Bernthal‘s Frank Castle, who is set to debut in the second season of Daredevil, would be getting his own spin-off series on Netflix. And there was much rejoicing, as The Punisher is the exact kind of comic book character who could thrive in the more intimate (and slightly cheaper) television corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
But that report may have been a little premature. In a new interview, Marvel Television executive vice president Jeph Loeb says that we need to hold our horses and cool our jets. If there’s a Punisher spin-off in the works, he doesn’t know about it. Or he’s very good about saying he doesn’t know anything about it.
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Did anyone else spend his or her time this weekend binge-watching Love? Did anyone else watch it twice on Netflix? I did, because the relationship comedy is just that good, and also because I’m not sure how to feel about the season finale yet. It’s a great and honest show, and one to watch right away if you haven’t yet.
There isn’t a whole lot more content coming to Netflix to enjoy next month, but two of the streaming platform’s most popular shows return this March.
Find out what they are below.
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Which super villain is Ward turning into on Agents of SHIELD? How long is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice? Who think that Captain America: Civil War will get nominated for Best Picture? How did they pull off the mask effects and more for Deadpool? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Has Deadpool changed the X-Men movie universe forever? How much did a recent near-mint copy of Amazing Fantasy #15 sell for? Will you be able to get a Comic-Con badge on Saturday? How does Stephen Amell look with the classic Green Arrow goatee? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »