“It’s All Connected” is a phrase that Marvel Studios and Marvel TV have been repeating for years, but that’s only been slightly true. Marvel shows on both ABC and Netflix have had minor references to the Marvel Cinematic Universe at large, but none were the epic crossovers that we were promised.
However, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige promises that this will change for the Disney+ Marvel shows. The upcoming streaming platform will feature new titles featuring new and familiar superhero faces, and will be inarguably “connected” to the MCU.
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Posted on Friday, February 15th, 2019 by Jacob Hall
The god of mischief deserves a writer who knows a thing or two about crafting finely-honed chaos…and it sounds like Disney’s upcoming Loki TV series is in good hands. Michael Waldron, a writer for the anarchic and ambitious animated series Rick and Morty, has been hired to serve as showrunner on the new streaming series. Sounds like a match made in Asgard.
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Will Martian Manhunter be part of Crisis on Earth X? How much is Justice League going to make this weekend, and where will Thor: Ragnarok land on the box office charts? Who is the new Kick-Ass? Do we finally have an idea when the Avengers: Infinity War trailer will arrive? What happened to Willem Dafoe‘s scenes as Vulko in Justice League? All that more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What villains might we see in the third season of Gotham? Will you take Geoff Johns up on his moneyback offer if you don’t like DC Comics Rebirth #1? Which Black Panther characters might we see in the movie according to a rumored casting call? Why does Jennifer Lawrence‘s nephew not consider her a real X-Man. All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Avengers: Age of Ultron had a lot of moving pieces. The 141-minute long superhero movie has been criticized by some as being overstuffed, but once there was a much longer cut — which might’ve given the film more breathing room. Writer-director Joss Whedon had to lose a lot of material in the editing room, including a Marvel fan favorite. Learn why Loki was cut from Avengers 2 after the jump.
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Posted on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 by Angie Han
Add gift-giving to the long list of things Bill Gates is great at. The Microsoft co-founder participated in the Reddit Secret Santa exchange and presented one lucky lady with a slew of thoughtful gifts, including her “pie-in-the-sky wish”: a full-sized Loki helmet. See photos of the Bill Gates Secret Santa present after the jump. Read More »
Tomorrow is the day almost everyone at Comic Con is waiting for — we’ll be in Hall H for all of the movie studio presentations — Warner Bros, Legendary Pictures and most importantly, Marvel Studios. But in advance of Marvel’s panel in Hall H, something mysterious has appeared at the Marvel booth on the San Diego Convention Center show floor. Marvel Entertainment has posted a photo which shows a familiar object, the staff used by Tom Hiddleston’s character Loki. But the staff is situated inside a mysterious new device. Hit the jump to see the Loki’s staff display at the Marvel booth.
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Audiences like Tom Hiddleston as Loki. The character did well in Thor, but The Avengers really turned him into a fan-favorite. It was that snarl, the willingness to be beaten like a rag doll by the Hulk, and the phrase “mewling quim” that set hearts a-flutter. Loki is a big part of Thor: The Dark World, to the point where reshoots added more of the character after shooting originally ended. But after that film opens this November, we won’t see much of Loki for a while.
Fans aren’t too happy about his potential leave-taking of the screen, and one group is petitioning Marvel Studios for a standalone film featuring the character. Read More »
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If you were hoping to see more of Tom Hiddleston as Loki, better buy tickets for repeat showings of Thor: The Dark World, because the character won’t be in The Avengers 2, aka Avengers: Age of Ultron. That might be implied by the title, which says that we’ll have a new nemesis for the Marvel Studios heroes to fight. And Joss Whedon has said there’s no real room for Loki in the team sequel.
But just in case you wanted an extra confirmation that the Marvel Universe is moving on to bigger, badder enemies, Hiddleston speaks up about Loki’s future, after the break. Read More »
The lights went out during the Marvel panel and Loki appeared on the stage at Hall H. Watch the video after the jump now.
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