You’ve seen that look at the Batmobile, but do you want to see another? Will there be Wonder Woman toys for Batman v Superman and who is releasing them? Is Will Smith doing his own stunts in Suicide Squad? Which new character may be the Hulk in the comics? Does Jason Momoa approve of James Wan directing Aquaman? What else can you do to help Ron Perlman get Hellboy 3 out there? Did Netflix change the name of AKA Jessica Jones? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Even though audiences are very well acquainted with the Marvel cinematic universe at this point, the television side of Marvel Studios is still in its early stages. So far only Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter and Daredevil have hit this small screen, and while the first series left something to be desired, they’ve certainly gotten better with each new show. But what does the future of Marvel television have in store, and how will it effect the cinematic universe?
If some new rumors are to be believed, we’ll see plenty of new characters end up in Marvel Studios TV shows, and that includes the likes of Black Widow, Hawkeye, The Punisher, Blade, Ghost Rider and maybe even The Hulk. Find out more after the jump! Read More »
Marvel’s second Netflix show, A.K.A. Jessica Jones, has already compiled an insane cast. Krysten Ritter is the star, David Tennant is the villain, Rachael Taylor is Hellcat and Mike Colter will show up as a tie-in to the third series, Luke Cage. Now, a few more actors have been added, too. Eka Darville (The Originals), Erin Moriarty (The Kings of Summer) and Wil Traval (Red Widow) have all joined the Marvel Television Universe.
Read more about their roles, as well as the titles and director of the first three episodes of Daredevil, Marvel’s first Netflix show, below. Read More »
Marvel’s second Netflix series, A.K.A Jessica Jones, just added a worthy adversary for the title character. Carrie-Ann Moss, best known as Trinity from The Matrix, has been cast in an as yet-unnamed role, described by Marvel as follows: “Moss plays a no-nonsense woman who could prove a powerful ally to Jessica…if Jessica doesn’t completely alienate her first.” She joins a cast that already includes Krysten Ritter, David Tennant, Mike Colter and Rachael Taylor. Read more about the AKA Jessica Jones casting below. Read More »
Posted on Monday, January 26th, 2015 by Angie Han
The gregarious Tenth Doctor will be taking a dark turn in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. David Tennant is set to join Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series AKA Jessica Jones as Zebediah Killgrave, a villain with ties to Jessica Jones’ (Krysten Ritter) past. Hit the jump for more on the David Tennant AKA Jessica Jones casting. Read More »
Why did Tom Hardy really exit Suicide Squad? Want to see the upgraded Arrow costume? Are there even better images out of some Avengers: Age of Ultron toys? Is Clark Gregg excited about the Inhumans being on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? When is A.K.A Jessica Jones reportedly filming? Did Sony release an official Sinister Six tease on social media? What awards did Guardians of the Galaxy win recently? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Friday, December 12th, 2014 by Angie Han
Lots of fans were thrilled when Krysten Ritter was cast as the lead of Marvel’s new Netflix series A.K.A. Jessica Jones, but it seems Ritter herself wasn’t one of them. A fan, that is — Ritter admits she didn’t have much comic book experience before she booked the role.
However, that’s changing as Ritter gets deep into preparations for the project. In a new interview, she geeks about the role, declaring the Jessica Jones comics to be the the most addictive thing since NPR’s Serial. Which, if you’ve heard Serial, you’ll know is high praise indeed. Hit the jump for the Krysten Ritter Jessica Jones comments. Read More »
UPDATE: Marvel.com has confirmed Ritter’s casting and the title of the show, A.K.A. Jessica Jones. The original story follows and the press release is after the jump.
Marvel has yet to cast Captain Marvel, but they’ve chosen the lead of the Netflix series Jessica Jones. Krysten Ritter, best known for her work on Breaking Bad, Gilmore Girls and Veronica Mars, has been tapped to play the lead character. Jones is a superhero with post-traumatic-stress-disorder who retires and becomes a detective, helping both regular people as well as superheroes. Melissa Rosenberg is showrunning the series, which will be the second of four Marvel Studios is bringing to Netflix. The first, Daredevil, is almost done shooting its first season. Read more about the Jessica Jones casting below. Additionally, it’s looking like Mike Colter will be cast as Luke Cage. Read More »