Daredevil star Charlie Cox is out here signing petitions to bring the cancelled superhero series back to life, and he’s apparently not the only one who’s interested in seeing The Man Without Fear resume his street-level fight against evil on the streets of New York City. Hulu, one of Netflix’s chief rivals, is now hinting at the possibility of reviving Daredevil and its fellow live-action Marvel shows like Luke Cage and Iron Fist, which would make sense considering they just announced a deal to bring several animated Marvel shows to the streaming service. Read More »
Three Netflix Marvel shows – Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Daredevil – have been cancelled for weeks, but several of the players involved continue to make those cancellations as difficult as possible for fans. Instead of outlining any of their actual intentions, the companies are content with speaking about these shows in vague enough terms to get fans’ hopes up about a potential resurrection.
The latest offender is Kevin Mayer, the newly-appointed head of Disney+, The Walt Disney Company’s new streaming service. Mayer says there’s a “possibility” that the new service will revive those shows…but that’s as far as he’s willing to go at the moment.
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If you were hoping Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and the rest of the Marvel Netflix shows might be migrating over to Disney+, I have some bad news. The shows are prohibited from moving to any other service for at least two years following cancellation, which means should Disney+ want to bring any of these series over, they wouldn’t be able to do so until at least 2020.
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Rest in peace Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, who passed away this morning in Los Angeles. Without him, we would have significantly less bits about superheroes to write about. We’ll miss you, Stan.
How much money did Venom make in its opening weekend in China? How much more popular was Luke Cage than Iron Fist on Netflix? How old is Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe? Which superhero movies won People’s Choice Awards? How did Santa Claus almost factor into Avengers: Infinity War? Want to hear a new single from the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to paint your body so you can be Venom for Halloween? What are the latest numbers for the Spider-Man PS4 game sales? What’s going on with the Nightwing movie? Could Jessica Jones and Daredevil end up canceled after all? What is up with this “Batman Cries” music video everyone is talking about? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to make your own Venom mask out of Flex Tape and Flex Seal? What are the chances of Daredevil getting a fourth season? When does the Ant-Man attraction open in Hong Kong Disneyland? Which MCU character may see action again in Avengers 4 according to a leaked set photo and toyline preview? Could Nick Fury be getting his own series on Disney’s streaming service? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Would you believe that’s Shane West as Bane in the final season of Gotham? Want to make your own Venom symbiote container? Is Jensen Ackles going to play Batman in the Arrrowverse? Which characters didn’t make it into Injustice 2? Why did Marvel have to change the Spanish poster tagline for Captain Marvel? Is Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 delayed two years? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What’s the opposite of Sweet Christmas?
Exactly one week after Iron Fist was canceled at Netflix, the streaming service has just axed another member of The Defenders from getting another season. Luke Cage has been canceled and will no longer be getting a third season order, which came as a surprise to showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and his writers room. Get the details below. Read More »
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Want to hear a track from the Venom score? How accurate is Spider-Man Ps4’s depiction of New York City? What is the title of this year’s Arrowverse crossover? Could Doctor Strange have cursed the Time Stone before giving it to Thanos? What is Lakeith Stanfield doing on Instagram as The Joker? Is Will Smith still going to star in a Deadshot movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, take a closer look at the intense opening sequence of A Quiet Place that expertly sets the suspenseful stage and provides exposition mostly through visuals. Plus, a featurette explores the making of the Luke Cage soundtrack and Stephen Colbert manages to connect Lord of the Rings to a Chance the Rapper song. Read More »