When Netflix began canceling Marvel shows, things didn’t look good for Luke Cage. And sure enough, Mike Colter didn’t even get to play Luke Cage for a third season. Now he is launching a new CBS show, Evil. After Evil’s panel for the Television Critics Association, Colter spoke with reporters about the fate of Luke Cage and its possible future.
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How will Absolute Carnage impact the Marvel Comics universe? Is DC Universe getting folded into HBO Max? Would you believe Jesse Eisenberg didn’t know Justice League 2 wasn’t happening? Why did Michael Keaton veto Michelle Pfeiffer playing Vicki Vale in the first Batman? Should Hulk be getting more credit for saving the day in Avengers: Endgame? Want to see a Shazam! deleted scene? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The wave of cancellations of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Punisher effectively ended fans’ dreams of a Defenders-Avengers crossover (they all live in New York, after all!) but even as the superheroes end their reigns on Netflix, the question remains: Could they still be introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Maybe, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has recently hinted. But it will be a long time before we see the Defenders in MCU.
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Are you in the market for a Marvel-branded professional gaming jersey? Have you registered for the Marvel Television auction? How many movies are in Anthony Mackie‘s original Marvel Studios contract? Can we safely say Taskmaster is in Black Widow? What was life like for The Avengers not long after The Snap? Did you know the Batman soundtrack saved Prince financially? How is Spider-Man: Far From Home doing in China? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
What did David Harbour surprisingly reveal about Hellboy‘s activities on Earth? Did The Snappening take a toll on the environment as well as the population? Are you prepared to see Ant-Man destroy Thanos in the worst way possible? Fans gave The Defenders their own Avengers: Endgame posters? Want to see some new photos from Morbius the Living Vampire? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
If you’re one of the Marvel Television fans who has been hoping Disney would revive the canceled Netflix shows Daredevil, Luke Cage and Iron Fist at the forthcoming Disney+ streaming service, we have bad news. Marvel Entertainment and Prop Store have announced a live-action that will take place late this summer featuring costumes, props and set decoration from the three aforementioned Marvel TV shows that were give the axe by Netflix. That pretty much means they’re done for good. Read More »
Want to see some Spider-Man: Far From Home LEGO sets? What’s going on in the Krypton season two teaser? Who is playing Bruce Wayne‘s mother in Pennyworth? What’s happening with New Mutants now that the Disney deal for Fox is done? How did Tony Stark and Nebula make it back to Earth in Avengers: Endgame? Want to see some new Hellboy posters? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to play Marvel Contest of Champions on an arcade machine? Will Spider-Man‘s UK suit make an appearance in Spider-Man: Far From Home? What did Zack Snyder have to say about what would have come after his Justice League? Did Tom Holland give up a bit of an Avengers: Endgame spoiler back in April last year? Why can’t Jeph Loeb say anything about why Luke Cage and Daredevil were canceled? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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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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