Now that Guardians of the Galaxy has finished shooting, what’s director James Gunn up to? Editing, of course, and hitting the red carpet for the next Marvel film to talk all about it. Gunn was at this week’s Thor: The Dark World premiere and did several red carpet videos where he both showed his incredible passion for the project, and also dropped a few nuggets of information.
Below, watch Gunn talk about the painstaking voice work Bradley Cooper is doing as Rocket Raccoon, evade conversations about Vin Diesel playing Groot, tease when we might see a trailer, and then discuss something that should be treated as a major spoiler for Thor: The Dark World. Read More »
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Did Thor: The Dark World do well at the international box office? Want to learn about the Man of Steel Blu-ray extras? How is Marvel redefining the franchise? Want to see Chris Pratt talk about Vin Diesel in Guardians of the Galaxy? Is Michael Fassbender going to use a new accent in X-Men: Days of Future Past? Was it hard to create Thor‘s hammer? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Briefly: James Gunn has completed filming next year’s Phase Two Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy, and a legit teaser trailer is likely to land in the coming months. If we’re following the Marvel Studios marketing trajectory, though, we’ll get a teaser poster long before that. This image is not that poster.
What purports to be a new promotional image – though there are a few red flags – has now come online featuring Star Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Groot (Vin Diesel) and Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper) in all their glory, something a teaser poster probably won’t do. Check it out below. Read More »
Have toy names spoiled some cameos in Guardians of the Galaxy? Is J. Jonah Jameson mad at The Amazing Spider-Man 2? How is Thor: The Dark World doing in its international debut? Will Alan Taylor be back for a third Thor film? Did Christopher Nolan want to make The Dark Knight Rises? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
This week should have been dubbed “Kevin Feige Week” on the blogosphere. Fresh from the Thor: The Dark World press tour, the president of Marvel Studios is answering – and teasing – all kinds of things about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Phase 2, Phase 3, the TV spin-offs and much more. What’s crazy at point though, Feige has done so much press, it’s got to a point where he’s now answer questions about answers he gave earlier in the week, such as our exclusive quotes concerning Ultron.
Below, we have a selection of quotes from the Marvel Studios president discussing the recent Ben Kingsley news, rumored Ant-Man casting, Avengers: Age of Ultron details, more Iron Man films, a Hulk solo movie and much, much more. Read More »
Posted on Friday, October 18th, 2013 by Angie Han
While promoting Thor 2 in London, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige took a few minutes to chat about some other Marvel movies coming down the pipeline — namely, Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man.
Although Vin Diesel‘s recent antics had fans assuming he was a lock for Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, Feige clarifies exactly where the actor stands right now. Additionally, he comments on the Ant-Man speculation surrounding Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd — just as another new rumor suggests that Rashida Jones could play Ant-Man’s lady love. Hit the jump for Feige’s comments plus the latest buzz on the Wasp.
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The runup to big reveals from Marvel’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, which recently wrapped its main shoot with James Gunn at the helm, is that we have only a vague idea of how some of the film’s ideas will come to life. We saw a reel at Comic Con that gave us a good sense of the comic adventure tone, but then there are some pretty wild elements. There’s the tree-man-alien Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel, whose only line in the film is “I am Groot.”
Then there’s the gun-toting Rocket Raccoon. Bradley Cooper voices the critter, but he’s not a merely meant as a cuddly ploy to drive merchandise sales. He’s an angry one, according to Guardians star Chris Pratt, and possibly the best character in the film. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 by Angie Han
Vin Diesel has spent his downtime on the Fast & Furious 7 set getting ready to play Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy, but it seems memorizing lines isn’t a big part of that prep. While the sentient tree is a key member of the intergalactic team, he’s not much of a talker. As a matter of fact, he only says one thing: “I am Groot.”
Still, Diesel insists that while his Groot isn’t much of a talker, he wants to make that single phrase count. Hit the jump to see Diesel talking about and preparing for his big Marvel role.
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