Vision and Scarlet Witch's Romance Is the Heart of Avengers: Infinity War

Few characters are as crucial to the DNA of Avengers: Infinity War as the Vision, played by Paul Bettany. After all, the android has an Infinity Stone in his forehead which may or may not be keeping him alive—but is definitely one of the items Thanos is coming to collect. But just as important is Elizabeth Olsen’s…

Don Cheadle Didn't Know the Plot of Avengers: Infinity War While He Filmed It, and He's Totally Fine With That

How far does Marvel go to keep the secrets for a film like Avengers: Infinity War? Most of the actors never get to read the entire script. Obviously, they see the scenes they’re in, but otherwise, directors Anthony and Joe Russo—along with the writers, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely—tell the actors the general…

Black Panther's Okoye Has Issues Even Before Avengers: Infinity War Begins

Obviously, Avengers: Infinity War isn’t Black Panther 2, but it will offer fans of the Marvel mega-hit an early look at where Wakanda is at after the coup of Erik Killmonger. That includes T’Challa’s loyal general Okoye, played by Danai Gurira, who’s seen fighting alongside the Avengers in the trailers for the film—a…

Captain America and Black Widow Have Been Through Some Shit Since Civil War

When audiences meet Captain America and Black Widow again in Avengers: Infinity War, they’ve changed. It’s not just that Cap has a beard, or that Widow has ditched her iconic red hair for blonde locks—it’s that since the Avengers disassembled they’ve been running their own covert missions, and it’s taken a toll on…

How the Threat of Thanos Brings the Avengers and Black Panther Back Together in Infinity War

It’s June 7, 2017, the 59th day of shooting Avengers: Infinity War at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios, and Wakanda is getting crowded. We’re on the set, watching Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Rhodie (Don Cheadle), Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Scarlet Witch…

How Black Panther Blends Politics, Culture, and Technology Unlike Any Other Superhero Film

“James Bond meets The Godfather.” That’s how executive producer Nate Moore describes Marvel Studios’ latest film, Black Panther. It’s not the answer we expected, but it accurately describes a high-tech spy adventure, set in an insular world where warring factions vie for leadership. But, last year on the Atlanta set…

Everything We Learned on the Explosion-Filled Set of Transformers: The Last Knight

All the stories you’ve heard about a Michael Bay film set are true. It’s fast, loud, intense and frankly, it’s kind of amazing. Six cameras shoot simultaneously, ranging from 2D to IMAX 3D. Dozens of real Navy SEALS pour out of a crashed ship. Hundreds of live rounds are being fired. Several massive explosions go off.…