Why is Thor star Chris Hemsworth disappointed in what his son wants to be when he grows up? What DC villain were the Black Lightning creators hoping to create a new version of on the show? What does a Zack Snyder cut of The Late Show look like? Want to see a bunch of cool DC Comics variant covers with The Suicide Squad? How did an engineer create his own Redwing? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Aaron Taylor-Johnson is jumping back into the world of comic book movies.
The actor, who previously starred in 2010’s Kick-Ass and played Quicksilver in Avengers: Age of Ultron, has been hired to play the lead role in Sony’s Kraven the Hunter, which is about a maniacal hunter who is obsessed with tracking down Spider-Man. Read More »
Who is playing Clark Kent and Lois Lane‘s kids on Superman and Lois? What mistake did Marvel Comics make in a recent Captain America comic? Did you hear you’ll get all of Crisis on Infinite Earths on the Blu-ray of the final season of Arrow? What is the Rotten Tomatoes score for Birds of Prey? When does The Avengers anime series arrive on Disney+? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Spider-Man: Far From Home just hit theaters last week, but franchise director Jon Watts has already been thinking about the next film in the webslinger’s story. There’s quite the long list of villains that Spider-Man has contended with in Marvel Comics, but if the filmmaker has his choice, there’s one baddie that could be a lot of fun.
However, in order to dive into his answer, we must head into spoiler territory for those who haven’t seen Spider-Man: Far From Home. Read More »
Did Gotham almost turn another character into Harley Quinn? How were the season premiere ratings for The Flash and Black Lightning? Who does the Kraven the Hunter writer want to see direct the movie? What did Maggie Gyllenhaal think the first time he saw Heath Ledger shooting The Dark Knight? What scene got cut from Justice League for being too scary? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Sony may intend to launch their Spider-Man cinematic universe without the help of Spider-Man, but that won’t stop the screenwriter of the upcoming Kraven the Hunter movie from dreaming big. Screenwriter Richard Wenk claims that the solo film of frequent Spider-Man villain Kraven the Hunter will feature an appearance from the friendly neighborhood superhero himself. Whether that will actually come to pass is another story.
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Sony has a plan. Maybe. They’re hell-bent on making their Spider-Verse – which is separate from the MCU’s Spider-Man related films – work. Tom Hardy and his big CGI tongue are coming to theaters this year with Venom. And then there’s the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, also due out this year. And now, here’s something for the future: a Kraven the Hunter movie. Sony has tapped Equalizer 2 writer Richard Wenk to pen the script for the film about the Spider-Man villain.
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The box office success of Spider-Man: Homecoming is all the proof we need that Sony Pictures will continue their plans to build out their own new Marvel expanded universe that’s adjacent to Marvel Studios’ cinematic universe. But thanks to a new report in Variety, now we know exactly how the studio plans to handle their upcoming superhero projects, including the Venom movie starring Tom Hardy. Read on for a breakdown of what they have coming up and get a glimpse into their approach to the material.
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Spider-Man fans have spent years hoping to see the alien symbiote Carnage appear as a movie villain, and it appears that they’ll finally get their wish: it just won’t technically happen in a Spider-Man movie.
A new report claims that Carnage is set to appear as Sony’s Venom movie villain, opposite Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock/Venom. Plus, there’s some new info about the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, and new spinoffs surrounding Spidey villains Kraven the Hunter and Mysterio.
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