If Wade Wilson breaks the fourth wall in his upcoming movie, he’ll be breaking some of the biggest fourth walls in the world. 20th Century Fox has just struck a deal to bring several of its upcoming tentpoles to IMAX screens, including Deadpool and Independence Day: Resurgence. Hit the jump for more on the Deadpool IMAX release. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
What does Chris Hemsworth say about shooting Thor: Ragnarok in Australia? Who is Jeb Bush‘s favorite Marvel superhero? Why does David S. Goyer think Constantine was a mistake, and what does he think after seeing Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice? Which That 70s Show cast member joined Agent Carter? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
Why are Captain America and Thor kissing? What does Vin Diesel want to see Groot do in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Would Back to the Future writer Bob Gale want to tackle Booster Gold? Does the new issue of Guardians of the Galaxy make fun of the Star Wars prequels? What can we expect from Captain America and Falcon’s relationship in Civil War? Get all that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
How fun will LEGO Marvel’s The Avengers be? What is Hugh Jackman‘s favorite Wolverine scene from the X-Men series? Did the government have something to do with canceling Adam West‘s Batman series? When does Ant-Man arrive on Blu-Ray? What are the ten best episodes of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman? Find all this and more in today’s edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
How is the new Black Widow young adult novel? What’s coming up on the next episode of Arrow? What does time travel on Legends of Tomorrow mean for deaths on the show? How does the new female Wolverine comic book look? What would David S. Goyer’s Green Arrow movie have been like? Where can you get that awesome Captain America artwork above? All this and more in the new edition of Superhero Bits! Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 by Peter Sciretta
I attended a Q&A with Marvel head Kevin Feige last night which you can read about elsewhere on the site (Infinity Stones/Infinity War and the future of the Marvel Universe). One quote in particular no one seems to be focusing on is something Feige said when answering my question about how they can insert a character like Spider-Man into the long-term arc leading to Infinity War, which has clearly already been plotted far in advance.
His answer contained a little nugget of information: Marvel has contingency story plans in the far-off case the company is able to get back the movie character rights for some of the properties they don’t currently control. As you know, this currently stands at the X-Men and Fantastic Four universes, which includes Wolverine, Silver Surfer, Deadpool, Cable and others. Find out exactly what Feige said about the Marvel contingency plans, after the jump.
Posted on Monday, September 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
While Fox hasn’t officially confirmed anything, it’s widely believed that the next Wolverine movie will be based on the Old Man Logan comic book arc written by Mark Millar. Which, of course, raises its own set of questions. Namely, what are they going to do about the fact that most of the characters in it aren’t owned by 20th Century Fox?
Millar, who serves as a creative consultant for Fox, isn’t worried. In an interview, he explains how the Old Man Logan storyline could work on the big screen, without using Marvel Cinematic Universe characters like Hawkeye and the Hulk. Read the Mark Millar Old Man Logan comments after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
So far the X-Men spin-off movies that focus on Wolverine have been nowhere near as good as the regular X-Men franchise. Without much dissension, X-Men Origins: Wolverine is regarded abysmal. And while The Wolverine was a huge step up, it still felt like it was missing something.
But since Wolverine 3 is going to be the last time Hugh Jackman puts on the claws, he wants to make sure it’s the movie fans have been waiting for. In a recent interview, Jackman talked about Wolverine 3 development, opening up a bit about how Professor X (Patrick Stewart) factors in, and also reaffirming his dedication to a quality story, so much that he’s not yet guaranteeing that the movie will happen just yet. Read More »
Posted on Friday, September 25th, 2015 by Ethan Anderton
As we all know by now, Wolverine 3 is going to be the last time Hugh Jackman steps into the shoes of the adamantium-clawed mutant who has become the crux of the X-Men franchise. He’s supposed to pop up in X-Men: Apocalypse before that, and there have been rumblings that he might have a cameo in Deadpool early next year too.
But sadly, fans will have to accept that sometime in the near future, Hugh Jackman will no longer be Wolverine. However, since the character doesn’t age the same as everyone else, he doesn’t have to be killed off. Jackman could merely be replaced by someone younger than him (though not too much younger), and the Australian actor would like to see Inception and The Dark Knight Rises star Tom Hardy as Wolverine next.
Update from editor Peter Sciretta: Bosslogic created a cool mock-up of what Tom Hardy might look like as Wolverine. See the piece of fan art after the jump followed by Ethan’s original story from September 24th 2015.