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For most of the major superheroes (and even a few villains), theyíre lucky enough to have a love interest as an important part of their mythos. Thatís continued in the movies, and here are the comic book romances we could see on the big screen soon.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron will not only ultimately prove to be one of the biggest movies of 2015, but itís also one of the most significant chapters in the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The cast of Captain America: Civil War has been announced, and while the movie is filled with a lot of familiar faces, Hulk is nowhere to be seen. This begs the question: what does Hulk being left out mean for his future in the MCU?
We gathered five comic-book heavyweights from the CinemaBlend staff and asked them 6 probing Marvel questions.
Identified as the remnants of the six singularities that existed in the universe prior to the Big Bang - Space, Time, Reality, Mind, Power and Soul Ė we have been slowly learning about all of them in Marvel Studiosí movies for years now, and it wonít be long before they are put center stage in the upcoming two-part epic The Avengers: Infinity War
In Avengers 3 everything weíve seen so far in the comic book movie world has been building towards an epic big screen battle against the alien warlord known as Thanos. It's called the Infinity War and Marvel will split it into two parts.
These next few years are packed full of the most highly anticipated movie releases. As if this slate of upcoming titles couldnít get any better, IMAX has just announced a massive renewal deal to make your movie-going experience all the more enticing.
Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch may have just given us a hint of what we can expect from the Master of the Mystical Artsí live-action debut, specifically voice-wise.
By jumping the gun, perhaps in competition with DC, and by showing all of their Phase Three cards much sooner than they had to, I wonder if Marvel Studios created a planning and scheduling headache that easily could have been contained to the boardrooms of the massively successful studio?
In an interesting discussion of something that could have been, Obi-Wan Kenobi was almost cast as Doctor Strange. Yes, Ewan McGregor, the actor who played the great Jedi warrior in the Star Wars prequels was actually at one point quite close to playing Marvelís Sorcerer Supreme. And he has now looked back on his brief opportunity to nab the role.
Some say heís playing the villain, others say itís still up in the air who heíll be, although it will definitely be a leading role. This leaves plenty of options from the good Doctorís cast of allies and enemies for the Oscar nominee to play.
Since being officially announced as the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Doctor Strange, Benedict Cumberbatch has been all alone on the cast list for the upcoming Scott Derrickson-directed solo film, but now it sounds like he may soon have a co-star. What's more, it's someone that the Sherlock star has already had the pleasure of working with.
When those Sony emails leaked and teased an appearance from Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans went into a tizzy. Will he show up in Captain America: Civil War? Doubt had been cast on whether this deal actually went through. But you can rest assured now, because apparently it did! The only thing is, we might have to wait a long time before seeing the web-slinger swing in to meet the Avengers.
Benedict Cumberbatch has hinted that en element of the Doctor Strange story will not only be crucial to the filmís story, but change the entire MCU as we know it.
Itís hard to imagine there being any downfalls to working a Marvel movie. But, as an actor, pinning your name to one of their movies, comes more commitment and responsibility.
With production on Doctor Strange not likely to start until the back-end of 2015, it will probably be a while before we actually get to see Benedict Cumberbatch in costume as the titular sorcerer supreme. That fact is not stopping the vivid imaginations of fans, however, which is why we're already seeing amazing fan art like what is featured in the Tweet below:
Now that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange, Marvel is focusing their attention on finding the rest of the 2016 blockbusterís cast. Itís being reported that there are three actors currently being looked at for an important character from the Sorcerer Supremeís history.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe grew a little bigger this month. After months of speculation, it was finally confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch has signed a deal that will see him play Doctor Strange in the comic book movie world. This news, however, came at a very interesting time.
Marvel has a diverse selection of films down the line for Phase Three, and while Al Pacino may be too old to play an ass-kicking superhero, there are still plenty of characters to be introduced that the studio for which they can cast the Godfather star. Here are our top picks for who he should play in the coming years, from dangerous foes to helpful allies. Marvel, take notes!
In case you couldn't already tell, Thanos is kind of a big deal in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only is he an incredibly powerful intergalactic warlord, but he has already orchestrated some major events and has demonstrated huge plans for the future.