When it comes to Marvel Studios, the biggest question is always “What’s next?” Now that Phase 3 is underway, speculation has turned to after Avengers: Infinity War, but Marvel Studios has obviously kept an incredibly tight lid on any plans post 2019. Which is part of what makes this post so funny.
For years, Marvel Studios was a staple at San Diego Comic-Con. Some years, though, like last year, they don’t attend to the displeasure of fans both at the convention and not. But this year, the directors of Marvel’s next two movies have all but confirmed they’ll be back.
Captain Marvel has been one of the most-discussed roles in some time. Not just because she’s a great character, but because she’ll be the first female Marvel superhero to have a solo movie. Fans have tossed around dozens of names for the role, and now a true front runner has emerged: Oscar winner Brie Larson.
Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 is well-known for a major twist regarding its villain. Who could have imagined a behind-the-scenes twist could be even more surprising? In a new interview, Black says in an early draft of the script the main villain was female, but Marvel executives told him he had to change it.
Oh, how things have changed since 2008. That was the year a little movie named Iron Man with a then struggling star named Robert Downey Jr. was released in theaters. It was, of course, a big hit and 12 movies later, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is still going strong.
If you’ve only been watching the movie portion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’ve been missing a lot. Over on ABC’s Agents of SHIELD, an army of
Inhumans has been unleashed upon the world. And, on Netflix, several new heroes are rising up in Hell’s Kitchen.
Update: Marvel.com has just confirmed that Creed director Ryan Coogler will be helming Black Panther, which opens February 16, 2018. Original story from December 4 follows.
Between now and when we finally see what happens in Avengers: Infinity War, we’re going to get six new Marvel movies. That sounds pretty great, but we are still curious about what this two-parter on the horizon holds, and its directors love to tease us.
A sane person would say the best part of Marvel completing a series of movies is getting to see those movies. That person would be half right. The other great part is they get to release a big Blu-ray box set collecting all types of information about the movies.
This weekend, the world met the whiskey-drinking, super-powered Hell’s Kitchen detective known as Jessica Jones. She’s the star of the second Netflix Marvel superhero show, leading into the team-up series The Defenders, and many people spent their weekends on the couch, devouring all 13 episodes.
The Ant-Man Blu-ray hits on December 8 and, as usual with Marvel movies, is filled with lots of fun extras. A few of those have made it online including multiple deleted scenes, each of which is pretty entertaining and interesting—and one of which is hiding a tease to a major Marvel villain.
The producers and director of Marvel’s Ant-Man had a difficult problem. You have a character who has to shrink, so how do you do that with modern technology? Do you go the Honey I Shrunk the Kids route and build huge sets? Or is there another way?
I think most people were happy with the look of Ant-Man in this year’s film. But of course, that wasn’t the initial look. Just as he did with the Wasp, concept artist and Marvel Studios designer Andy Park has posted some alternate looks at the costume.
Ant-Man director Peyton Reed is negotiations to return and direct the sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, which will be out July 6, 2018. Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly will co-star.
Long before Vin Diesel was Groot, he teased fans about joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So few thought saying a few words as a talking tree would be enough for the star. In a new interview with io9, Diesel teased something very different could be on the horizon.
Love it or hate it, there’s one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to Avengers: Age of Ultron. It’s absolutely packed. Packed full of plot, heroes, villains and that style is perfectly fitted to artist Tyler Stout.
The first Avengers: Age of Ultron gag reel was funny, but there’s a new one out and it’s better. Why? Well, there’s a lot of passionate kissing between odd characters, such as Vision and Thor, and we even get some blooper CGI that likely cost more than most other movies.
No matter what you thought of Avengers: Age of Ultron, there’s no arguing the perfect casting of James Spader as Ultron. Even though he’s playing a 9-foot-tall robot, the character still had that perfect, Spader smugness to him and it worked incredibly well.