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Hero Blend #27: What To Expect From Marvel, DC And Fox At San Diego Comic-Con 2014
In the world of comic book movies, there is perhaps no bigger event in the world than San Diego Comic-Con. Every year, the major studios arrive in the coastal Southern California city to present previews of their biggest genre and fan-driven projects – and perhaps the most anticipated ones are the big blockbuster superhero films coming out over the next few years.
Marvel Is Making A 3rd Movie In 2018
Which movie character will Marvel slot into this ideal weekend? And does it matter? Can Marvel drop virtually anything into a slot and dominate?
Kevin Feige Wants One New Marvel Film And One Marvel Sequel Every Year
One of the key elements in running a film studio is release date management. If you have a slate of films, you want to capitalize on the momentum of a hit, but you don't want to flood the market with nothing but sequels. And when it comes to Marvel, who exclusively makes superhero films, you don't want to alienate people who want to avoid seeing the same product over and over again.
Marvel Studios Announces 5 New Projects Through 2019
Marvel Studios is well known for planning way into the future. While their next movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, isn't out until August 1st, the company already has The Avengers: Age of Ultron set for next May, Ant-Man coming out next July, Captain America 3 debuting in May 2016, and two mystery projects scheduled for July 2016 and May 2017. That's a lot of films to have in development at one time, but in reality that's only the tip of the iceberg.
Hero Blend #26: What Female Thor And The New Captain America Mean For The Marvel Cinematic Universe
While the first 25 episodes of Hero Blend focused solely largely on superhero adaptations both at the movies and on television, this week we’re going back to the source. Marvel has made two huge announcements about a couple of their biggest characters, and it has sent a shockwave through the entire comic book-appreciating world.
Marvel To Announce A New Title On The View Tomorrow
In the past we’ve heard producers from Marvel Studios talk about making more female-driven stories (with Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel considered to be a prime candidate for a solo film). It's hard to say how the future will play out or even when - but for now Marvel appears to be on the heels of making a big announcement for their female characters - either in live-action or in the comics.
San Diego Comic-Con Fills Its Weekend Schedule With Marvel Studios, The Hobbit, And More
The Cinema Blend offices have been buzzing these past few days as we all get ready for one of the biggest events of the year in our industry: San Diego Comic-Con. The massive geek-fest will be kicking off on July 23rd, and just like every year we will once again have a team on the ground (including myself) covering the expo.
Hero Blend #24: What Should Marvel Studios Do With Hulk?
As successful as Marvel Studios has become building their own huge big screen franchise with heroes like Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, the future of the Hulk remains a big question mark. Released in 2008, The Incredible Hulk has, to date, been the biggest box office disappointment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and as a result is the only movie thus far that doesn’t have either an existing sequel or in active production.
Can You Name These 20 Marvel Supporting Characters?
Thanks to some unbridled critical and box office success, practically everyone in the world knows the big stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America (and the actors who play them) are all not only true blue household names, and the same can be said for their females leads and villains. But what about the supporting players of the big screen comic book world?
Hero Blend #23: What Doctor Strange And Thanos Mean For Marvel Studios' Future
When it comes to the goings-on at Marvel Studios, nobody knows more than President Kevin Feige. One of the original architects of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he’s the one pulling the strings of just about every move the company makes. His authority makes it so that when he speaks, geeks listen – and this week he spoke A LOT.
Marvel's Ant-Man Is Still Coming In Summer 2015
The comic book movie world was shocked late last week when it was revealed that director Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios would no longer be working together on the 2015 superhero blockbuster Ant-Man. In the days since, we've read many reports and heard plenty of speculation as to exactly what happened between the filmmaker and the studio, but in the mind's of many fans the big question isn't about what has happened, but instead what will happen.
New Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibit In Times Square Lets You Enter The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Between its multiple feature films, shorts and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel Studios has done an excellent job creating a cinematic universe that fans wish they could just step into and live in. Now, thanks to the new Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit established at the Discovery Center in Times Square in New York, fans will actually have the chance to do just that.
Before Ant-Man: 4 Messy And Memorable Marvel Studios Conflicts
Marvel Studios has been on a rather unprecedented run over the last few years, not only creating four $200 million-plus box office hits in the last two and a half years, but receiving consistent critical acclaim doing so. It’s the kind of success that’s actually good for both fans and the industry alike. In Hollywood, however, it always seems that incredible success is eternally paired with controversy.
Today's Marvel Rumor: Is Universal Making A Namor Movie?
Yesterday, Universal Pictures conspicuously planted a flag on November 4th, 2016, for feature only known right now as Untitled Event Project. With the date being only two years away, it seems unusual that this film would not yet even have a title, but the "event" distinction seems key. Since it was reported that blockbuster-happy Legendary Pictures is involved, speculation has been getting out of control, but the most intriguing idea has to be that the movie is actually Namor, based on the character from Marvel Comics.
Zac Efron Rumored For An Upcoming Marvel Studios Project
Zac Efron is having a pretty good month. While the young star has spent the last few years trying and pretty much failing to establish himself as an adult actor post-High School Musical, this past weekend he got a certified box office hit in the new R-rated comedy Neighbors, and now rumors are surfacing saying that he's managed to catch the eye of Marvel Studios.