Want a first look at some of the Spider-Man comic J.J. Abrams is making with his son Henry Abrams? Did you know Hulk once faced off with Hulk Hogan? What’s this new comic book team Rob Liefeld is putting together? Are you bummed you won’t get to see a Hellboy reboot sequel introduce a new Abe Sapien? Is there a script for Ant-Man 3 that’s already finished? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Though most Marvel Studios movies have shot in Atlanta, Georgia for the majority of their shooting schedule, two of the titles announced for Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will head down under for production.
The New South Wales state government has announced that Thor: Love & Thunder and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will both be shooting in Sydney, Australia, following in the footsteps of Thor: Ragnarok, which shot mostly in Gold Coast, Queensland. Read More »
The Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con revealed Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, unlike the previous phases, this one didn’t culminate with a big event movie like The Avengers. Kevin Feige explained why that’s the case not long after the panel concluded, and part of the reason might be to allow for a bigger lead-up to what’s coming in Phase 5.
Following the panel, Kevin Feige confirmed that Phase 5 is already planned as part of Marvel Studios’ previously teased five-year plan. And it sounds like that will end up leading to a very different iteration of The Avengers than we’ve seen before. Read More »
Marvel is making history with its upcoming comic book film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which will feature the studio’s first-ever Asian superhero. Shang-Chi, a character created by Jim Starlin and Steve Englehart in the early 1970s in the midst of global martial arts mania, has some odds stacked against him. He’s a character steeped in the stereotypes of the time, and he’s a little-known superhero outside of diehard Marvel Comics fans. But Chinese-Canadian actor Simu Liu, who was announced as the star of the highly anticipated Marvel movie at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, is more than worthy of rising up to the task of bringing Shang-Chi into the modern era.
Simu Liu may not be a household name Stateside, but the actor is a rising star in his home country of Canada and a beloved figure in the Asian diaspora community thanks to his role in the hit sitcom Kim’s Convenience. Here’s what you need to know.
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Marvel Studios’ first Asian feature film protagonist will be making his debut in the highly anticipated Shang-Chi, which is set to be directed by Short Term 12‘s Destin Daniel Cretton. While little is known yet about what Shang-Chi will be about, Marvel teased some more details at its all-encompassing San Diego Comic-Con panel. Find out what we learned at about Shang-Chi at Comic-Con.
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Last month, we got word that Marvel Studios appeared to be planning a return to San Diego Comic-Con after sitting last year out entirely. With no future slate officially dated or announced by the comic book movie studio, fans are anxious to hear what the next era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will look like. Now we have confirmation that Marvel Studios will be back at Comic-Con to rock the convention crowd with a 90-minute panel in Hall H. But what can we expect from this panel? Read More »
Would you want to see Keanu Reeves play Wolverine? How about Tom Welling playing Batman on Arrow? What might Steve Rogers‘ life have been like with Peggy Carter after being in the future? Who does the writer of Venom think should play Shang-Chi for Marvel Studios? Would you believe that Gwyneth Paltrow hasn’t seen Avengers: Endgame yet? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »