After tackling the back-to-back Marvel Studios sequels Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the directing duo of Anthony & Joe Russo felt like it was time to venture out on their own to produce films under their new AGBO Films production banner. But will they ever be enticed to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the future after leaving it with such a bang? There are two possibilities that might be enough to see Anthony and Joe Russo returning to Marvel Studios. Read More »
Who won in the latest rematch of Hulk and The Thing? Is Tom Welling coming to Crisis on Infinite Earths? How can you get your hands on a Mark Begley sketch of Carnage? How was the Cap vs Cap fight created for Avengers: Endgame? Which of the X-Men would Joe Russo have snapped away? Could Heimdall still be alive after Avengers: Infinity War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con revealed Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, unlike the previous phases, this one didn’t culminate with a big event movie like The Avengers. Kevin Feige explained why that’s the case not long after the panel concluded, and part of the reason might be to allow for a bigger lead-up to what’s coming in Phase 5.
Following the panel, Kevin Feige confirmed that Phase 5 is already planned as part of Marvel Studios’ previously teased five-year plan. And it sounds like that will end up leading to a very different iteration of The Avengers than we’ve seen before. Read More »
Want to see the Comic-Con trailers for Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and Black Lightning? Which actor met with Christopher Nolan for Batman Begins? What beloved DC Comics story with Superman is getting an animated movie in 2020? When does the second season of Titans arrive? What rules do Marvel Studios actors have to follow? Which classic DC Comics TV star is appearing in the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
There may be no one more controlled at handling press than Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige. He’s a total pro who’s fully aware that every word he says is going to be pored over and dissected, so he would never do anything as brazen as trash another movie in public. But in a new interview, Feige did his version of that: by which I mean he – in a subtle, classy way – dissed the previous cinematic iterations of the Fantastic Four and promised that those characters would be taken care of in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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How is Dark Phoenix a bigger box office bomb than the reboot of Fantastic Four? How are Earth’s cities faring after endless attacks in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Why can’t Gwyneth Paltrow remember Avengers: Endgame co-star Sebastian Stan? Why is Jaden Smith so hyped about Robert Pattinson playing Batman? How did that Spider-Man: Far From Home credits scene come together? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to take another look at concept art for Thor‘s brother Balder intended for Thor: The Dark World? Did you hear Batman is getting his own star on the Walk of Fame? Did you know Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson shot kissing scenes for Thor: Ragnarok? Want to see the cast of Dark Phoenix out on a double decker bus tour with James Corden? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see a claymation Guardians of the Galaxy short? How can Spider-Man and Ms. Marvel teach your kids about language? Is a Batman 80th anniversary mural coming to your city? When does the Hellboy reboot come to home video? What does Macaualay Culkin say about rumors of him playing The Joker? Why did Dark Phoenix fail at the box office last weekend? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Recently, we learned that around about a decade ago, 20th Century Fox was developing a movie that would have featured high-profile superheroes like the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Deadpool, and Daredevil (before that character’s rights reverted back to Marvel Studios). X-Men: First Class writer Zack Stentz, who was hired to write this ambitious superhero movie, teased the project’s existence but wouldn’t reveal what the film would have been about.
Now some actual plot details about that abandoned project have emerged, whisking us into a fascinating alternate timeline in which Fox could have beaten Marvel Studios to the full-scale crossover concept before The Avengers hit theaters. And this scrapped superhero movie would have been an X-Men vs Fantastic Four film, pitting two groups of heroes against each other in their own Civil War.
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Want to see an animated Guardians of the Galaxy short where Gamora is basically a Disney princess? How are Dark Phoenix‘s box office prospects looking? Will Blade debut in one of the Marvel animated shows on Hulu? Will the Black Widow movie take place in the 90s? Should we believe a rumor about a new Fantastic Four movie coming in 2020? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »