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Despite the fact that they had zero experience making blockbuster movies, directors Joe and Anthony Russo absolutely knocked it out of the park making Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Their action sequences were absolutely thrilling, they demonstrated a great sense of story and pacing, and they got amazing performances out of each and every actor.
If rumors can be believed, there is a real chance that Spider-Man could someday end up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The webslinger has been forced to live outside the Avengers bubble the last few years thanks to the fact that Sony owns the rights to the character, but reports have suggested that barriers may be coming down in the near future.
Before they teamed up to defeat Loki and his invading Chitauri forces at the end of Joss Whedon's The Avengers, Captain America and Iron Man didn't exactly get along. They eventually put their personal differences aside to fight evil and even became friends, but if new developments at Marvel Comics are any indication, it may not be too long before the two Marvel Cinematic Universe heroes once again find themselves at each other's throats.
When will Marvel let others see this footage? It has played the two major Comic-Con events now, and is ready to be shown. Avengers: Age of Ultron doesn’t NEED marketing. People know it’s coming, and it’s going to be humongous. So let the fans see it, Marvel.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is adding three more superheroes to its lineup, adding up to nine Avengers for 2015. One notable Avenger from the comics that hasn’t been announced for the movie is Black Panther, but Marvel may have something up its sleeve for the ruler of Wakanda next year.
Marvel made a splash when they announced their next big crossover event: Secret Wars. Named after the original 1980s miniseries, the 2015 version is described as “overwhelmingly huge” and one of the biggest things Marvel has ever done. But will it have ramifications on the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Many geeks are already attempting to predict what happens in Avengers 3 and beyond, using only the clues Marvel has given to us and deductive reasoning. However, we may get a glimpse of what’s coming soon, as Robert Downey Jr. has said that Marvel has a plan in the works that will be announced.
Although 20th Century Fox currently owns the live-action rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel Entertainment continues to include these characters in their everyday goings-on in the comics. We may never see the X-Men or Fantastic Four team up with The Avengers on the big screen, but they can still hang out with each other on the printed page. However, now Marvel has decided to stick in to Fox by taking drastic action within their comic books, specifically towards mutants.
This story likely will change if RDJ is scheduled to be on The View or The Today Show this morning. Stay tuned.
The Hulk may be one of the most popular characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but Marvel hasn’t done as much with him compared to their other headlining heroes. Because of that, the chances of Hulk’s supporting cast getting screen time are significantly less, but that isn’t stopping one actress from wanting to get in on the green, muscular action.
Is he or isn’t he? Will he, or won’t he? The topic of a fourth Iron Man movie swirls around Robert Downey Jr. everywhere he goes. And while appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this afternoon, Downey appeared to offer something we didn’t expect: A confirmation.
These days, it seems like the Marvel Cinematic Universe can’t lose. With the success of Captain America: The Winter Solider and Guardians of the Galaxy this year, the anticipation for Avengers: Age of Ultron and the fact that the franchise has never had a truly bad movie means that Marvel craze is higher than ever now.
Because some Hollywood movies feature titles with idoms or complicated phrases that won't market well in foreign territories, it's not uncommon for film's names to be changed when reels get sent overseas. This is why Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness was called Captain Supermarket in Japan and Woody Allen's Annie Hall was sold as Urban Neurotic in Germany (which is actually kind of an improvement).
Thanks to the rights to certain Marvel Comics characters belonging to different movie studios, it has long been assumed that the chances of ever seeing a really complete Marvel Cinematic Universe are zero.Because of the legal and business issues behind it all, there are very big walls blocking crossovers between universes – but if new rumors are to be believed, then it’s possible that one of those walls could be crumbling.
One of the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe rumors is that Captain America, Thor and possibly Black Widow won’t appear in Avengers 3. Instead, they will be saved for another film down the line. If this proves to be true, Marvel needs to make sure that these secondary supeheroes to form the new Avengers team in the threequel.