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What is Marvel’s first big comic event of 2018? What does Stan Lee think of the recent Disney/Fox deal? Has the title for Deadpool 2 been revealed? Want to get a first look at Hawk and Dove in the live-action Titans series? Are there three villains in Aquaman or not? When is Wentworth Miller shooting his last episode as Captain Cold?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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Which superhero movie and TV show made the chart of top Google trends in 2017? Which comic book movie was entered into the National Film Registry this year? Is Colton Haynes returning to Arrow as Arsenal this season? Who is Krys Marshall playing in this season of Supergirl? Could Spider-Gwen make her live-action debut on Agents of SHIELD? What are the top comic book storylines of 2017? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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What is Stan Lee‘s cameo on Runaways? When can we expect a Nightwing casting announcement? Will Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse have any connection to the live-action Spider-Man movies? Do you support fans petitioning to get Patty Jenkins a Golden Globe nomination? Will Gwen Stacy be introduced in the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Disney Fox

Update 2: Variety reports that the deal between Disney and Fox will be announced on Thursday. 21st Century Fox will retain Fox News, the Fox broadcast network, and Fox Sports 1 while Disney will acquire Fox’s movie and TV studios. The deal is expected to cost Disney $60 billion.

Update: CNBC reports that Disney and Fox are “closing in on a deal” and that details could be announced as soon as next week. Their sources claim that Fox’s assets are worth north of $60 billion. We will update you accordingly as more is revealed. Our original article follows.

Weeks ago, news broke that Disney might be interested in buying parts of 21st Century Fox (whose assets include the 20th Century Fox film studio and television networks like FX). By the time the news broke, the talks were considered over and the deal was thought to be dead. But perhaps reports of the deal’s death have been greatly exaggerated. The Disney/Fox deal might still be on, and to add fuel to the fire, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner is keen to bring the X-Men to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Could that happen if the Disney Fox acquisition becomes a reality?

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Which superhero would Mads Mikkelsen like to play an older version of? Will Blue Beetle and Booster Gold ever appear in the Arrowverse? When will Suicide Squad 2 start production? Which comic book arcs are being used for the Venom movie? How does Peter Parker fit into Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse? Will Hugh Jackman return as Wolverine in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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X-Men Apocalypse criticism

These days, filmmakers doing press for an upcoming sequel tend to transform their interviews into an ongoing apology tour for the previous movie. “Yeah, that one stank, but we learned a lot and this one will be better!” has been trotted out enough to feel meaningless at this point. Still, X-Men: Apocalypse was so bad that I can’t help but cling to Simon Kinberg‘s words when the longtime franchise writer/producer (and director of the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix) admits that the previous core film in the series flopped on a pure creative level.

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Will Avengers: Infinity War have any impact on Agents of SHIELD? Will Nightwing be shooting on location in Detroit? Is Jon Hamm in the running to replace Ben Affleck as Batman at some point? Will there be an extended cut of Justice League released on home video? What kind of announcement is coming this weekend about the animated Spider-Man movie? Want to read the Logan screenplay? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

X-Men in the MCU

As rumors abound about Disney buying Fox, there’s one question on everyone’s mind: how many people are going to get laid off due to this deal?

Also: does this mean that Fox’s Marvel properties will find their way into the MCU? Fox owns the rights to the X-Men, a fact that no doubt sticks in the craw of many a MCU purist. If this deal happens, would the X-Men be able to be part of the MCU? Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige certainly hopes so. Below, Feige reveals how eager he is to have the X-Men in the MCU.

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Was The Joker as Batman figure based on something that was supposed to be in Suicide Squad? What signature Wolverine trait did Kevin Feige ensure was included in X-Men? Did you know Jon Bernthal almost turned down The Punisher? Are you upset that Marvel Heroes Omega was shut down early? Was the black Superman suit ever on the table for Justice League? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Stranger Things X-Men

Want a sneak peek at the return of Jean Grey in Marvel Comics? Is The Ancient One making an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War? Is Justice League’s opening Batman scene the product of Zack Snyder or Joss Whedon? Did you know there was almost a Batman: The Animated Series episode focusing on Black Canary and Catwoman? When can you meet Black Panther at Disneyland? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »