Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 by Angie Han
Between Tobey Maguire‘s reign as our friendly big-screen Spider-Man and Andrew Garfield‘s, there was a brief period when Donald Glover was pushing for the job. That never came to be, of course, but now he’s finally getting his chance to play the webslinger all the same. The catch: it’s in a cartoon, not a live-action big-budget movie franchise.
Glover is set to voice Miles Morales in an upcoming episode of Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, which has Peter Parker (voiced by Drake Bell) passing through different parallel universes. Watch a clip featuring the Donald Glover Spider-Man after the jump.
Read More »
Want to learn all about the inner workings of the webshooters in The Amazing Spider-Man? When does Kevin Feige think Black Widow will return to the Marvel universe? Have people broken down the latest Dark Knight Rises trailer? How does Thor return to Earth in The Avengers? Which stars are providing their voices to the DC themed Robot Chicken episode? Has someone created a Marvel Universe drinking game? And will Mark Ruffalo reveal the details of a deleted scene from The Avengers? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
How did ABC’s Nightline portray The Avengers? What are the odds Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Robin in The Dark Knight Rises? Where can Marvel movies go after The Avengers? Might we see The Lizard wearing a lab coat in The Amazing Spider-Man? Which country will house the production of The Wolverine? Want to watch a teaser trailer for Beware the Batman? What is the best Christopher Nolan moment ever? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to watch some clips from the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon? Why is Batman always running from stuff? What does Peter Dinklage look like as Wolverine? How about Winnie the Pooh characters as The Avengers? Would you like to see images and videos from the re-opening of The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man ride at Islands of Adventures? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Please Recommend /Film on Facebook
What’s the early buzz on The Avengers? Does Matthew Goode want to make a Watchmen prequel movie? Where is the common ground between Chronicle and a famous 80s TV show? Which controversial topic is Archie Comics tackling next? Want to see a Batman-centric clip from Justice League: Doom? Read all this and much more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Marvel animation fans are probably well aware G4 has been running anime-inspired cartoons featuring the X-Men, Iron Man and, starting this week, Blade, on Friday nights. However, based on the time slot alone, it’s pretty obvious those shows are skewed to an audience slightly older than kids. Lest we forget, Marvel’s a Disney company now, so it seems like a no-brainer for the Mouse to air some younger themed Marvel content themselves. That’s exactly what’s happening this April. Disney XD will premiere a Marvel block of programming called the Marvel Universe on April 1 with the launch of Ultimate Spider-Man. Read more after the jump. Read More »
Want to learn something cool you didn’t know about Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man? What did Patty Jenkins have to say about her leaving Thor 2? Would you like to see a bunch of girls in superhero underwear? Do Batman and LA Noire have anything in common? Where might you see a new Avengers trailer this weekend? And what’s going on on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man and Man of Steel including Zod‘s chest piece? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
We didn’t get Donald Glover but we are getting Miles Morales. This past June, the original Spider-Man, Peter Parker, died in Marvel’s alternative “Ultimates” universe, making national headlines. On Wednesday, Ultimate Fallout #4 will reveal Parker’s webslinging replacement to be Miles Morales, a half-black, half-hispanic teenager. Cue even bigger headlines.
Plus, according to writer Brian Michael Bendis, Morales’s look as the new Spider-Man was indirectly influenced by Donald Glover’s campaign for the lead role in The Amazing Spider-Man when the reboot was being cast. Read Bendis’ quote, information about the character and more after the break. Read More »
Cool Posts From Around the Web:
Where can you see Captain America: The First Avenger a day early and exactly how powerful is the character? Curious how you can be an extra in The Avengers? Want to see brand new images of Spider-Man in real life and animated form? When is that trailer coming out? Are you interested in seeing a new S.H.I.E.L.D. vehicle? Speaking of vehicles, can you say Batpod and Tumbler from The Dark Knight Rises? We’ve got pics. And what is Alec Baldwin doing with those Superman underpants? Find out about all of this and more in today’s HUGE edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »