Who are 15 of the smelliest comic book villains? How much did Doctor Strange make at the box office in its opening weekend? Which Marvel TV star wasn’t happy about Tilda Swinton‘s casting in Doctor Strange? Which actress does Gal Gadot want to be a love interest in Wonder Woman 2? Why did Doctor Strange wear a face mask for a short time in the original comic books? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Every single year from here to the end of time will have Marvel movies for fans to look forward to. However, the stakes have been rising ever since Thanos was first teased in a credits scene from The Avengers, followed by the gradual introduction of various Infinity Stones and the golden gauntlet that can turn whoever is wielding them into an unstoppable force.
Fans have assumed that the standalone franchises leading up to Avengers: Infinity War (and Avengers 4) will all have some kind of set up for the next assembly of all of Marvel’s superheroes, but it sounds like the most overt one yet may come from Thor: Ragnarok. A new rumor pegs a certain element of the sequel that could have a major influence on what happens in The Avengers: Infinity War.
But once we reach this culmination of all the Marvel movies that came before it, Kevin Feige says they’re probably going to pull the reins in a bit with regards to the large scale action. Find out more about how Thor Ragnarok sets up The Avengers Infinity War after the jump, but beware of spoilers. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Angie Han
In less than a decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has gone from an ambitious pipe dream to an inescapable box-office juggernaut. Now, as Doctor Strange kicks off the first major new sub-franchise of Phase Three, we wanted to take a look back at the fourteen films released so far. Which soared? Which fell flat on their faces? After the jump, get our rundown of all fourteen films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ranked.
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What major change did Agents of SHIELD introduce to Ghost Rider‘s origin story last night? Are you ready for a new Wonder Woman trailer tomorrow? Which channels will air Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad and other DC Comics movies? Which actor does Kevin Conroy credit as the best Bruce Wayne? Who will play Talia Al Ghul in this season of Arrow? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
At one time, it was thought to be nearly impossible for Marvel Studios to get Spider-Man back into their hands from Sony Pictures in order to bring him into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But earlier this summer, the webslinger made his debut in the MCU with an appearance in Captain America: Civil War, and now Tom Holland is reprising the role in a new franchise for Spidey. This unprecedented deal between Marvel and Sony was exciting not just because it was Spider-Man’s homecoming, but also because it made fans believe that bringing in other Marvel characters like X-Men and Fantastic Four wasn’t impossible either.
However, Kevin Feige has crushed the dreams of that happening anytime soon in a recent interview. Read More »
What are the working titles for Deadpool 2 and The Avengers: Infinity War? When can we expect the next trailer for Wonder Woman? Want to see some alternate designs for Enchantress in Suicide Squad that are much better than the one we got in the movie? Want to see Andrew Garfield suited up as Spider-Man one more time? Is Doctor Strange Team Cap or Team Iron Man? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Which superheroes would Stan Lee most like to have dinner with? Why does author Jonathan Letham call the superhero movie arena “one of the least satisfying film genres” he’s encountered? How is X-Men making a big comeback to comic book shelves next year? Did Logan or Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 dominated social media buzz last week? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
In the next few years, the two most anticipated comic book movies on the docket seem to be The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers 4. Certainly Justice League is near the top of the list as well, but there has been so much of a bigger lead-up to these sequels in the Marvel cinematic universe that the anticipation is that much higher. Now Kevin Feige might be teasing another reason that this Marvel movie could be the most exciting one yet.
In a recent interview with Kevin Feige, making the rounds in anticipation of the arrival of Doctor Strange, discussion turned to The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers: Untitled. In addition to reiterating why the titles of the movie changed so that they’re not each one part of the same story, there may be the vaguest of hints that we’ll see The Defenders in The Avengers sequels in the works. Read More »
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It’s been over a week since Marvel’s latest series hit Netflix in the form of Luke Cage. Originally Iron Fist was supposed to be the next superhero in the series line-up leading to The Defenders, but after Mike Colter proved to be popular with audiences after his introduction in Jessica Jones, the folks at Marvel decided to shift their plans and give the Hero for Hire his due diligence.
Reviews have been mostly positive on the show, though it’s not perfect. Of course, none of the Marvel shows are, though they do appear to be hitting their mark for the most part. But what if Luke Cage was something different entirely? No, we don’t mean what Quentin Tarantino wanted to do with the characters in a movie he considered making in the 90s. But what if Luke Cage took inspiration from another popular show from that decade. What if Luke Cage was more like Family Matters? Read More »
Want to see more concept art of Ant-Man when he was considered for Team Iron Man? Are you ready to see the Justice Society of America assembled in a new photo from DC’s Legends of Tomorrow? Have you seen how much training Olivia Munn did for X-Men: Apocalypse? How does Luke Cage tie into The Avengers? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »