How many copies did Spider-Man sell in the first three days of release? How did Brie Larson respond to fans who said Captain Marvel needs to smile more? How long is the runtime for Venom? Would you believe a Marvel executive has no idea what Anthony & Joe Russo are teasing in that Avengers 4 set photo? Where can you get the flying Supergirl Funko POP figure? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
There are only two weeks left until Venom arrives in theaters, giving us all the face-licking, head-chomping, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde comic book action fans could ever want from the Marvel Comics anti-hero. That means Sony Pictures is ramping up the marketing for the movie, and what do Venom fans want to see from this movie the most? Tom Hardy doing hard-hitting journalism by confronting Riz Ahmed about the dangerous experiments supposedly being conducted by the Life Foundation. Read More »
Could Disney’s streaming service kill off Agents of SHIELD? How many views did the Captain Marvel trailer get in its first 24 hours? Why do the symbiotes in Venom come to Earth? What would it take for Ryan Gosling to play Batman? What does Ruben Fleischer think of Venom operating on his own without Spider-Man around? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Venom will chomp his way into theaters next month, giving Tom Hardy the chance to do yet another weird voice. While Hardy is covered in CGI goo while playing Venom, there’s a surprising amount of practical effects work in the film as well. If you don’t believe that, check out the Venom featurette below, showcasing Hardy’s work in bringing Venom to life.
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Who is playing Lois Lane in the upcoming Arrowverse crossover episodes? Want to know how to 3D print your own tiara from Wonder Woman? Is there a credits scene for Venom? What are the betting odds for who will play Superman in place of Henry Cavill? How did Stan Lee stop an actor as Green Goblin from scaring President Carter’s wife and daughter? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Despite much of the hoopla surrounding Venom that it would be darker, bloodier, and more R-rated than most superhero fare, the Sony comic book movie has been saddled with a teen-friendly PG-13 rating. It’s a rating that makes sense considering the film’s supposed appeal to “the fans,” most of whom are teen boys. But it’s one that doesn’t live up to Sony’s year-long hype train of Venom as a dark and dangerous spin on the superhero movie — nor to that buzzy San Diego Comic-Con scene involving Venom’s teeth and someone’s head.
But director Ruben Fleischer teased that a potential Venom unrated cut could appease fans wishing for something more brutal.
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Which Batman villain will now have the Gotham version established as canon in DC Comics? When might Daredevil season three be hitting Netflix? How much is Venom tracking to make in its opening weekend? Could Marvel be secretly working on a Captain Britain movie? What does Kate Beckinsale have to say about the Wonder Woman movie she almost made? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
One of the central questions about Sony’s Venom movie has been about its rating, and now the answer has officially arrived: Venom is going to be PG-13.
Also, some new box office tracking numbers have arrived and have zeroed in on how the film might perform during its opening weekend. If these numbers are correct, Tom Hardy‘s anti-superhero movie is about to break a box office record.
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How does Michelle Yeoh feel about the firing of James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy? Want to know more about Spider-Man‘s fighting mechanics in the new PlayStation 4 video game? Is Anna Paquin interested in playing Rogue again? Is Paul Feig interested in directing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? Who does Mark Ruffalo want to see Hulk encounter in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »