Spider-Man Homecoming - The Breakfast Club Poster

Will Batman ever make his debut on Gotham? How many days did the initial Spider-Man: Homecoming writers have to write their pitch for Marvel? Are you ready for a Green Lantern reboot from DC Comics? Do you want to get your genes tested at San Diego Comic-Con as a promotion for The Gifted? Will She-Venom appear in the Venom spin-off? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

X-Men New Mutants cast

There’s been a bit of a shake-up with 20th Century Fox’s New Mutants spin-off movie: Rosario Dawson is out, and Alice Braga has stepped in to replace her. Read on for a full rundown of everything we know, including an updated X-Men New Mutants cast list.
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What’s Lucy Liu doing on the set of the second season of Luke Cage? What’s with the awful white spider symbol on the Spider-Man PS4 suit? Will Dr. Poison return in Wonder Woman 2? Which characters can be glimpsed in DC Entertainment’s new production logo? Will Magik & Karma appear in New Mutants? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Charlie Heaton New Mutants

Update 2: Heat Vision reports that relative newcomer Blu Hunt has been cast as Danielle Moonstar, a Native American mutant who can create illusions based on the fears of those around her. This completes the casting of the core cast of New Mutants.

Update: Deadline reports that 13 Reasons Why star Henry Zaga has also joined New Mutants as the mutant hero Sunspot, who can manipulate solar energy. Our original article follows.

Charlie Heaton may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think about young actors from Netflix’s Stranger Things, but he’s on the verge of securing the highest-profile new movie role of any cast member since the first season aired.

Heaton is currently in talks to play Cannonball in The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone’s long-developing X-Men spinoff film New Mutants for 20th Century Fox.
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Avengers Secret Wars

Want to see Spider-Man: Homecoming a little earlier in the United Kingdom? What are the odds that The Avengers movie in 2019 will be Secret Wars? What’s the deal with Professor X‘s line about the Taco Bell Quesalupa in Logan? Is there a chance X-23 could show up in New Mutants or future X-Men movies? Which Marvel Comics title would Michael Rosenbaum like to bring into the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

new mutants horror movie

Every time a comic book movie director claims that his movie will be “very different” from other superhero movies, an angel loses its wings and gains heat vision.

But New Mutants director Josh Boone swears that his X-Men spin-off will forego all those costumes and supervillains, and go “full-fledged horror movie” instead — because horror is the new trend now. To be fair, the source material for New Mutants, the 1984 Marvel Comics storyline “The Demon Bear Saga,” lends itself to the horror genre, and we are already greatly anticipating the spinoff film anyway with the casting of Game of ThronesMaisie Williams and Split‘s Anya Taylor-Joy. But Boone wants you to know that New Mutants isn’t like other X-Men films.

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

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Spider-Man Empire Cover - Alan Davis

Want to see a custom Funko POP Vinyl of Yondu as Mary Poppins? What does Josh Gad have to say about his posting of Penguin images? When is Wonder Woman Day? How about a Suicide Squad trailer cut in the style of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? How adorable is Dafne Keen‘s audition for Logan? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Wonder Woman Poster

Is Tyrese Gibson actually becoming Green Lantern after all? Want a pair of Wonder Woman 3D glasses? Is Zendaya playing Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Homecoming or what? Want a round-up of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 easter eggs? Which DC Comics movie is now one of the best-selling Blu-rays of all time?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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For the first time in a long time, the X-Men movies are starting to get us excited again. Even if you ignore the brilliant Legion on FX (and you most certainly should not), Logan and Deadpool suggest a wild and exciting path ahead for the mutant superheroes. Hopefully, the upcoming New Mutants movie continues the trend.

It certainly helps that two very talented young women have officially joined the cast: Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams and Split‘s Anya Taylor-Joy have signed up for Josh Boone’s movie, which is due out next year.

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