Who is taking over Venom comics starting this fall? Is a Black Cat movie back in development at Sony Pictures? Did you know there are LEGO sets coming based on Marvel’s What If…? animated series? Which Marvel show will help kick off IMDB’s new trivia series? Want to listen to the score from We Can Be Heroes? What Easter egg won’t make the cut in Shazam! Fury of the Gods? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
We know that Benedict Cumberbatch‘s Doctor Strange almost made a cameo in WandaVision, the enormously successful Marvel series on Disney+ that marked the beginning of Marvel Studios’ expansion of its cinematic universe to TV. With that in mind, it seemed like an easy decision: connect WandaVision to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, in which Elizabeth Olsen‘s Wanda Maximoff is due to co-star, by having Cumberbatch appear at the end of WandaVision.
That obviously didn’t come to pass, but the idea had progressed far enough that WandaVision head writer Jac Schaeffer had a rough outline of what the scrapped WandaVision Doctor Strange cameo might have looked like
Read More »
Ready to see Billy Dee Williams become Two-Face in the Batman ’89 comic book sequel? Want to play as Deathstroke in Fortnite? Will Black Lightning return in The Flash for the show’s eighth season? Why is Kevin Smith mad about the Batgirl movie at HBO Max? Why did Scott Derrickson leave the Doctor Strange sequel? Who was up for the role of Zack Snyder‘s Batman if Ben Affleck passed? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Which star from the Arrowverse is directing the season finale for Superman & Lois? Will you pick up the big two-book release of The Story of Marvel Studios? When can you get a first look at the upcoming Injustice animated movie? Could a certain deceased character return in Shazam! Fury of the Gods? Which of James Gunn‘s previous collaborates wants to join Guardians of the Galaxy 3? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When actress Tilda Swinton was cast as The Ancient One for 2016’s Doctor Strange, lots of people raised their eyebrows. In the pages of Marvel Comics, that character was drawn as Asian – but that depiction also leaned hard into horrifically racist stereotypes, so Marvel Studios and Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson decided to go in an entirely different direction and cast a white woman to play the role instead.
In advance of the company’s first Asian-led superhero film, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Marvel super-producer Kevin Feige now admits they made a mistake when casting that role.
Read More »
How is YouTube keeping the legacy of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark alive? How long are issues of Non-Stop Spider-Man getting delayed? Ready to see a Marvel-themed animated short from The Simpsons? How would Tom Welling like to return to the role of Superman? What are the working titles for Ant-Man and The Wasp and The Marvels? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
WandaVision was originally building up to a major cameo in the finale. And no, it wasn’t Mephisto.
According to a new interview with Rolling Stone, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige revealed that the cameo was going to be Benedict Cumberbatch‘s Doctor Strange. And Feige also explained why the Sorcerer Supreme was written out of the buzzy Disney+ series.
Read More »
Marvel’s WandaVision was the first Disney+ original series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and viewers had a lot of fun watching the mystery of the genre-bending unfold. But now that we’ve seen how the limited series came to an end, it’s time to see How WandaVision Should Have Ended, and it should come as no surprise that all the confusion and classic television madness could have been stopped a lot sooner. Like, we could have been done with this situation in the first episode. Read More »
Cool Posts From Around the Web:
How many times is The Dark Knight going to die in the Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point comics? Why are fans asking for Marvel to bring back Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Are you ready for the animated Justice League to get their own comic book series? Did you hear James Gunn finished the first draft of the Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Over the years, Hasbro’s Marvel Legend brand has been releasing prop replicas of some of the biggest artifacts from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Captain America’s shield, Iron Man’s helmet, Thor’s hammer, and the Infinity Gauntlet have all been given the prop replica treatment. And now it’s time to bring a piece of Doctor Strange home with the new Eye of Agamotto prop replica, complete with removable Infinity Stone. Read More »