When will Pennyworth come back from midseason hiatus in 2021? Want to see a clip from Batman: Soul of the Dragon? Ready for Black Panther to arrive in Fortnite? How does Chris Pine feel about being compared to Chris Evans, Chris Pratt and Chris Hemsworth? Why did Patty Jenkins argue with Warner Bros. about the Wonder Woman 1984 release date? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Avengers: Endgame brought an end of an era — one that changed up who would take on the mantle of Earth’s mightiest heroes. There are already several beloved superheroes and galactic teams jostling for that responsibility, but what about the next generation? The children are the future, after all, and — thanks to a five-year time jump — they’re all grown up.
The Young Avengers —a group of superhero protégés who came together in the comics to save the world after the main adult team broke apart — has been teased and rumored heavily for the past few years. But for the first time, with the confirmation of core team members like Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), Cassie Lang (Kathryn Newton), and America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), we’re seeing serious steps on Marvel Studios’ part to bring them together.
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In September of 2019, Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, Bumblebee) was rumored to be playing the young archer and fan favorite Marvel character Kate Bishop in Hawkeye, one of Marvel Studios’ upcoming live-action shows for Disney+. That casting was not confirmed until very recently, and there were even some rumblings that she may not be able to take the role because of a stipulation in her contract for the AppleTV+ series Dickinson, in which she stars.
But everything worked out. During last night’s Disney Investors conference, Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige confirmed that Steinfeld was playing Kate Bishop. And then Steinfeld and original Hawkeye Jeremy Renner took to social media to share a first look at Kate Bishop in the series. Check it out below. Read More »
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Are you interested in the Kate Bishop expansion for Marvel’s Avengers coming in December? Who will play Jakeem Thunder in the second season of Stargirl? What is “Thunderbolt” Ross trying to do in Black Widow? How much new footage will be in Zack Snyder’s Justice League? Why did Kate Mara take such a small role in Iron Man 2? Will you see Wonder Woman 1984 if there’s a theater rental option? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
How much could Birds of Prey make globally in its opening weekend? What is Odin doing on Earth in a Thor: The Dark World deleted scene? How does a new Batman comic let him turn any car into a Batmobile? What advice did The Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani have for Shang-Chi star Simu Liu? Which X-Men star wants to join the Spider-Verse? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »