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Both filmmakers and executives have taken their respective opportunities to explain what makes DC Comics movies different from Marvel movies, and vice versa. Only now,. however has the new Batman, Ben Affleck, weighed in on the contrast, and he's said that the real dividing line is a certain sense of scale, realism, and tone.
Remember Christine Everhart? She was the reporter from Vanity Fair who interviewed Tony Stark towards the beginning of Iron Man, and then reappeared in Iron Man 2. Well, now she has returned once again - and now she has her own show promoting an upcoming special about Ant-Man's Scott Lang!
Those of you who were dreaming that Kenneth Branagh might be making a triumphant return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Thor: Ragnarok are set to be severely disappointed. That's because Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has dismissed the recent speculation linking the English director with the upcoming blockbuster.
Writer/director James Gunn is a guy you can trust when it comes to movies about a team of superheroes, which is why it's exciting that he's both backing and suggesting the idea that Marvel Studios get to work on a movie based on the comic series The Runaways.
With the exception of the Iron Man movies, Marvel Studios has largely stayed away from putting numbers in their sequel titles, instead opting for more creative subheads like The Dark World, The Winter Soldier, and Age of Ultron. That, however, won't be the case for the future of the Guardians of the Galaxy series.
Given Spider-Man movies to this point have featured many of the hero's best villains, there has been an understandable fret amongst fans that the new Marvel Cinematic Universe version of the wall-crawler would just be fighting new versions of these enemies. Fortunately, you can put those fears to rest.
Reports have said that the 2017 blockbuster won’t be an origin story, and it’s been said by Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige that the film will have a stronger focus on the titular character’s famous sense of humor. But what will being a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe mean for the story?
Within the grand scheme of things going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man arguably feels like it has had the odds against it for a long time.You’d think this might hurt the morale of those involved with the making of the project, but the reality is that director Peyton Reed actually sees it as a rare and important opportunity.
To this point, there has been a certain uniformity in the director choices that Marvel Studios has made for their feature films.In the near future that may change in a big way, however.
The previous big screen incarnations of Spider-Man that we've seen featured him as the only superhero in his world - but that won't be the case when the character officially joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only will the webslinger be throwing down with supervillains, but he will now also have the opportunity to pal around and trade stories with the likes of The Avengers and others.
While Ant-Man’s special shrinking and growing powers are arguably the most anticipated elements of the character’s upcoming film, fans shouldn’t forget the other unique ability that that the titular character possesses: his ability to communicate with ants.
Knowing that Ant-Man was going to feature specific flashback sequences with a young Dr. Hank Pym, fans wondered if the production would soon be hiring an actor to play a young Michael Douglas. This never happened for a specific reason.
Ant-Man’s shrinking powers guarantee that his upcoming Marvel Studios film will have sequences unlike anything we’ve ever seen in a big budget superhero blockbuster - if not only because the very special locations the movie can use for action scenes.
When it was revealed that Marvel Studios would finally be moving forward with their plans for an Ant-Man movie, one big question raised was whether or not the feature would also feature the live-action debut of Wasp – the shrinking, flying female superheroine who is married to Dr. Hank Pym a.k.a. Ant-Man in the comics.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a special kind of franchise. The details of the world-building in the MCU means that each story must be looked at like a puzzle piece helping create a larger picture. So where does director Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man fit into this ever-growing timeline?
Comic book movie fans may still be coming down from the blockbuster high that was delivered earlier this year in the form of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but Marvel Studios isn’t wasting any time giving movie-goers another taste of their Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Mark Ruffalo told reporters a couple months ago that the studio didn't actually have the full rights to the Hulk character, calling him "Universal's property," and that's what was preventing the company from creating a new project. As it turns out, Ruffalo was mistaken.
In the midst of superheroes battling each other and the titular character taking down various unpatriotic foes in Captain America: Civil War, there’s is going to be major vehicular damage as well!
Joe and Anthony Russo’s Captain America: Civil War is one of the more highly anticipated Marvel movies on the docket, and it seems that with every new week of production comes even more news from the set.
Production on Captain America: Civil War has begun, and while the movie has an absolutely stacked cast of Marvel all-stars, the actor playing Spider-Man is still missing. So what's going on?