Green Lantern - Bye Bye Bats

Is Common still interested in playing Green Lantern? Is there a new Batman video game in the works? Want to see what Stan Lee’s cameo in The Defenders will be? Which comedian and TV personality did some voicework for The LEGO Batman Movie? What is Black Panther doing shooting in South Korea? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

stan lee defenders cameo

You know the drill by now. At some point in every Marvel movie, an elderly gentleman with a familiar face will arrive on screen. Sometimes he’ll literally just walk through the frame. Other times, he’ll be involved in some kind of sight gag. If the filmmakers are feeling really confident, they may even give him a quick line or two, something that can make use of his innate but specific charisma because he’s not a real actor. And then the audience will chuckle (there may be a smattering of applause if it’s opening night) because they recognized Stan Lee. It’s a tradition.

So yeah, of course Netflix’s upcoming The Defenders series will feature a cameo from Marvel’s mighty mustached mascot. And if you’d like to know the specifics and don’t mind the surprise being ruined, you can check that out below.

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avengers infinity war score

When Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige announced Avengers: Infinity War, it was positioned as a two-film epic crossover event that would be the culmination of everything Marvel had planned up to that point. So with both films about to start shooting concurrently, I thought it might be fun to take a look at all the characters confirmed or rumored to be part of Avengers: Infinity War, and theorize how they may play into this story.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming 8-Bit

Why will a stand-in be used a little more often for Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange? What comic scene would Daredevil star Charlie Cox like to recreate with Mike Colter as Luke Cage? Does Ben Affleck know about the Sad Affleck meme that originated during the Batman v Superman press tour? Could Pierce Brosnan play Cable in Deadpool 2? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

The Defenders details / Trish Walker and Jessica Jones

After literally years of hype, Netflix has finally started pulling back the curtains on The Defenders, the crossover series that brings together Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). Last week we got our first official look at the heroes all together and our first glimpse of Sigourney Weaver‘s villain; today we have still more new photos plus a whole bunch of new details about the characters, their relationships to one another, and how The Defenders will tie them all together.  Read More »

Batman Rebirth - Watchmen

Are you ready to find out about the mystery of Watchmen in the DC Rebirth storyline? How long will Gotham‘s second hiatus be after coming back for a few episodes this month? Want to see two of the frames from the upcoming Logan trailer? What are the best superhero costumes on film and television? Who is Jon Peters and why does he get paid for doing nothing on Superman movies? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

The Defenders - Misty Knight (Simone Missick) and Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter)

As we’ve already established, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist aren’t exactly team player types. It’d probably take a monumental threat to bring the four of them together for The Defenders, and over the summer we learned the face of that threat would be Sigourney Weaver. Since then, details about her mysterious The Defenders villain character have been kept under very tight wraps. But today brings our first look at Weaver in character, along with a few new details about her — including her name.

See the first The Defenders Sigourney Weaver photo below, plus a whole bunch of new images featuring the various Defenders in different configurations. (My favorite of those new photos is the one highlighted above.) Read More »

The Defenders first look

First announced over three years ago, Marvel’s The Defenders is finally coming to Netflix this summer. And we’ve got the first look to prove it. A new promo image brings together Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Daredevil (Charlie Cox), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones) for the very first time in their beloved hometown of New York City.

Along with that photo, we’ve also got new quotes from showrunner Marco Ramirez about how exactly it is the Defenders come to join forces, and Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb on what makes the Defenders different from certain other superhero teams (like the one headquartered just across town at Stark Tower). Check it out below.
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The LEGO Batman Movie

Want to see some alternate versions of the weird toy Scott Lang gives his daughter in Ant-Man? What does Gal Gadot think of Wonder Woman no longer being a UN ambassador? When can you get your hands on a life-size Baby Groot toy from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Is there a chance Vincent D’Onofrio could appear in The Defenders of Spider-Man: Homecoming as Kingpin? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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Luke Cage Season 2

The end of September brought the debut of Luke Cage, Netflix’s latest TV series from Marvel Studios, the third of an entire line-up of shows leading up to the assembly of the street-level superhero team known as The Defenders. Now it appears both Marvel and Netflix were satisfied with the reception of the show, because Luke Cage season 2 has just been officially announced by Marvel Studios with a little teaser video that you can watch below. Read More »