Which member of Congress is getting their own comic book? Want to watch Goose the cat from Captain Marvel on a live cam? What’s happening in the sequel to the Batman/Elmer Fudd crossover comic? Want to see the latest TV spot for Captain Marvel? Who is the mystery character who might be part of Marvel’s The Eternals movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Hugh Jackman is a multi-hyphenate performer: an actor, a singer, a dancer, a greatest showman. Well, he can now add one more label to that list: Guinness World Records holder. The Logan actor may have bid farewell to the superhero that he has played since 2000, but he’s about to get one more thing to remember the adamantium-clawed mutant by — a certificate for the longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero for his role as Wolverine.
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After his Oscar-nominated turn as a down-and-out boxer in the original Rocky, Sylvester Stallone largely spent the next decade cultivating a muscled-up action hero image, competing with Arnold Schwarzenegger at the box office, and generally turning grounded characters like Rocky Balboa and John Rambo into practically unbeatable tough guys on the big screen. In the era before actual superhero movies took hold, Stallone was as close to a cinematic superhero as you could get.
Now, decades later, audiences are getting a full-fledged Sylvester Stallone superhero movie called Samaritan, which is currently being developed at MGM.
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One of last year’s best films, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is swinging onto digital and Blu-ray soon. It brings with it several deleted scenes, including one you can watch below. In the scene, Jake Johnson‘s Peter B. Parker tries once again to offer some heartfelt advice to Miles Morales (Shameik Moore). Peter still hasn’t mastered the whole “mentor” thing yet, but the advice he offers is surprisingly good. Watch the Into the Spider-Verse deleted scene below.
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Marvel has kept a tight lid on Captain Marvel, cracking down on any secrets that may be spilled or identities that could be spoiled for the comic book movie. But with three weeks to go until the theatrical release, it seems that they may be easing up a little on the mysteries surrounding the film. Specifically: who the hell is Annette Bening playing? Theories swirled around Bening’s ethereal character, who until now has only appeared briefly in trailers and in promotional images. But now the secret is out, thanks to a new Captain Marvel clip that Bening debuted at The Late Show.
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Are you ready for Captain Marvel to arrive on Future Fight? How about Shazam on Injustice 2 mobile? Which rapper is pretty upset about the cancellation of The Punisher? What’s one thing David Harbour tried to avoid while making Hellboy? Why did Thanos give Loki an Infinity Stone instead of keeping it himself? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Charlize Theron is the latest A-list movie star to make a movie with Netflix.
The Mad Max: Fury Road actress will co-star with KiKi Layne (If Beale Street Could Talk) in The Old Guard, a movie adaptation of the recent comic series about “a covert group of immortal mercenaries who must fight to keep their team together when their extraordinary abilities are exposed.” That may sound like a somewhat generic description, but this film sounds like it could be something very special. Learn more about it below.
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In the world of Ghostbusters comics, everyone’s favorite team has already enjoyed a series of crossovers. Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler, and Winston Zeddemore not only met the animated versions of themselves, but they also met Abby Yates, Erin Gilbert, Jillian Holtzmann, and Patty Tolan from 2016’s Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. More recently, the team was also introduced to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and now they’re about to meet another huge franchise.
IDW Publishing is bringing a Ghostbusters Transformers comic book miniseries to life this summer. Not only will it have Autobots and Decepticons meeting the ghost-trappers, but it will turn the famous Ecto-1 car into a Transformer known as Ectotron. Find out how these two franchises will meet in Transformers / Ghostbusters below. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
While a Best Picture win for Marvel Studios’ Black Panther seems unlikely at the Oscars this weekend, fans will be able to celebrate the character by snagging two new Mondo posters that will be available for purchase tomorrow. Plus, the fantastic Nicole Kidman cop drama Destroyer also gets the Mondo treatment in a piece that strikingly depicts downtown Los Angeles as a collection of loaded guns. Read More »