How does Gal Gadot describe the first time she put on the Wonder Woman outfit? Which Marvel characters does Dave Bautista want to have the Guardians of the Galaxy meet in the Marvel cinematic universe? When is Captain America: Civil War coming to Netflix? Who does Kevin Smith think should direct The Flash? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What are 15 of the best retcons in comic book history? Just how much new footage of The Joker is in the Suicide Squad extended cut? Who are some of the lamest superheroes ever? Which comic book movies and shows got People’s Choice Award nominations? When will Justice League Dark be available for purchase? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why did someone head butt Arrow star Stephen Amell? Is Telltale Games working on a Guardians of the Galaxy project? How much did Suicide Squad end up making at the domestic box office? Why does Stan Lee say that Doctor Doom isn’t really a villain? Why didn’t Fox listen to Ryan Reynolds about X-Men Origins: Wolverine? Where is the Soul Infinity Stone? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by Angie Han
20th Century Fox’s core X-Men series may be struggling, but apparently, they’re still feeling pretty good about one of the franchise’s spinoff properties. Even as Deadpool 2 recently suffered a couple big setbacks behind the scenes, the studio is already looking ahead to Deadpool 3, with plans to introduce the X-Force team. Read More »
20th Century Fox found great success this year with the critical and audience love of Deadpool. However, they also took a step back with an underperforming X-Men: Apocalypse, stagnant development on a Gambit spin-off, and recently, troubling personnel shuffling on Deadpool 2. All that combined with the fact that Logan will be the last movie featuring Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, and we might be looking at Fox’s comic book universe stumbling very soon. And the studio is reportedly already trying to recover with a potential soft reboot of the X-Men franchise. Read More »
Even though Sony Pictures was able to strike a deal with Marvel Studios to share the rights to Spider-Man, fans have learned that 20th Century Fox is nowhere near considering striking a similar to deal to share characters like X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool. In fact, word on the street has been that the relationship between Fox and Marvel is rather tense. In case you need any more evidence of that, X-Men comics writer Chris Claremont has given his take on how the recent downfall of X-Men comics is tied directly to movie rights ownership and plain old show business.
Find out how X-Men movie rights ownership has hurt the comic books after the jump. Read More »
How much money do all the DC TV series pull in as revenue for Time Warner? Who is composing the score for Wonder Woman? How much did Doctor Strange rake in from Thursday night preview screenings? Who could the villains in Wonder Woman be? What does The Flash star Kiersey Clemons have to say about losing another director? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Can Wolverine beat Predator in the latest edition of Super Power Beat Down? How many times did Robin say “Holy _____, Batman” in the original TV series? Would James Gunn direct an episode of a Marvel series on Netflix? Want to see an X-Men fan film featuring Cable? How much did Doctor Strange make at the international box office last weekend? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits? Read More »
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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 »