Olsen Twins Fuller House

We’ve known since last summer that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen would not be making an appearance on Netflix’s Full House revival series Fuller House. The twins won’t even be making a cameo as the singular child Michelle Tanner, but the character’s absence is said to be explained by the fact that she’s now a fashion mogul in New York City. That’s a nice little nod to the Olsens’ real-life career, which has been cited as the reason for their not getting involved in the new series. Until now.

John Stamos recently appeared on The Howard Stern Show where conversation turned to Fuller House. The actor who plays Uncle Jesse revealed a more humble reason as to why they didn’t end up appearing on the show. Plus, he also reveals what could have been an interesting solution to their lack of involvement. Read More »

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I Saw the Light Trailer

After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, the biopic I Saw the Light about country singer Hank Williams was supposed to be released Thanksgiving weekend. But back in October, the movie was pushed back to a spring 2016 release, with a crowded awards season and Tom Hiddleston‘s busy schedule cited as the primary reasons for the delay.

Now that the film is just a few months away, we finally have the first I Saw the Light trailer, showing that this is undoubtedly Tom Hiddleston’s Walk the Line, with pretty much the same beats and a praiseworthy leading performance. Read More »

I Saw the Light delayed to 2016

There comes a time in every great actor’s life where they must star in a biopic. Awards potential aside, it’s just something you gotta do. Actor Tom Hiddleston‘s (Crimson Peak) performance as country singer Hank Williams initially seemed destined for accolades, but I Saw the Light getting delayed until 2016 makes that an unlikely future. Learn more after the jump.

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Who did Jared Leto turn to for advice on the Joker? Is a new Justice League show coming? Which Scarlet Witch storyline does Elizabeth Olsen want to make? What would a Punisher Netflix series look like? How would S.H.I.E.L.D. star Brett Dalton fix Hydra’s image problem? Who would win in a fight, Drax or Black Adam? What do the Marvel Cinematic Universe and War and Peace have in common? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

Avengers

How is Marvel kicking off its Captain America: Civil War promotional campaign? What could this Flash / Arrow crossover be about? Which non-Marvel heroes are getting caught up in S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Dubsmash war? How can you party like Blade at NYCC? When will Christian Bale’s Batsuit come to Arkham Knight? Will Scarlet Witch be in Avengers: Infinity War? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

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What sold Ben Affleck on Batman v Superman? Where will the next Captain America: Civil War footage be revealed? What’s with Apocalypse’s costume in X-Men? Why won’t James Gunn use the Sneepers in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Does Mark Ruffalo like Amadeus Cho as the new Hulk? How does Scarlet Witch fit into Captain America: Civil War? What does Drew Goddard have to say about the Sinister Six movie that never was? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

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Scarlet Witch in Captain America Civil War

Thanks to a combination previously reported rumors, footage screened during a panel at D23 last month, and some promo artwork, we have a pretty good idea of where each of The Avengers will land in picking sides for Captain America: Civil War. However, there may be one hero who isn’t so easy to pin down.

Elizabeth Olsen plays one of the newer members of the superhero assembly, Scarlet Witch. Taking a prominent role in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, she’s the result of experiments conducted by Hydra, giving her mind-controlling, mystical superpowers. And according to the actress, even though Scarlet Witch is adjusting after the events of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, she’s a bit of a “wild card” when it comes to Captain America: Civil War. Read More »

Age of Ultron featurette

Regardless of your feelings about Avengers: Age of Ultron, seeing the process of creation for a movie like that one is always fascinating. With so many moving parts to juggle, from actors and their characters and storylines to locations, effects, and all the post-production details, there are innumerable tricks and secrets to learn.

Yesterday we saw an Age of Ultron featurette showing some of the creation of Vision; today we have three more. One explains the effects that brought some powers to life. Two others explore how James Spader interacted on set with other actors including Mark Ruffalo, Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. (One neat bit: during takes, they had to use balls mounted a couple feet above Spader’s head as an eyeline for the giant Ultron.) Watch all three below, and prepare to Marvel at Mark Ruffalo’s continued astonishment at the particulars of his job. Read More »

Captain America Civil War promo art

Production on Captain America: Civil War just wrapped over the weekend, and while some footage from the film was recently shown at D23 Expo, I wouldn’t count on the first official trailer for the Marvel Studios sequel arriving until later this year, maybe with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

In the meantime, there have been a lot of rumors floating around, including word on which superheroes align themselves with Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) when they end up at odds. The aforementioned footage from D23 essentially confirmed those rumors, but in case you needed more substantial evidence, some Captain America Civil War promo art has surfaced showing each of the teams, but beware of spoilers below. Read More »