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Thus far, no director who has worked for Marvel Studios has been a part of multiple franchises - but that doesn't mean that it's an impossibility. After all, director James Gunn has revealed other projects he would be interested in making within the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Marvelís Ant-Man is seven months away from release, and while we know who most of the characters are, itís still unclear what specifically several of them will be doing in the film. One of the biggest mysteries is Hope Van Dyne, played by Evangeline Lilly.
2014 was a great year for superhero movies, and one of the best reviewed films in the genre was Captain America: The Winter Soldier. However, while it may be one of the better offerings in the MCU, it also happens to be filled with more mistakes than any other movie this year.
While Marvel has delighted fans with the return of characters like Iron Man, Thor and Captain America in Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a question that has been repeatedly brought up by fans is, ďWhereís Hulk?Ē The green monster became a fan favorite after Joss Whedonís The Avengers in 2012, and yet the film studio decided that he would be the only one of the four core team members without a solo movie sequel. Why?
Joss Whedon did something truly incredible at the helm of the first Avengers movie. In unprecedented fashion, he brought together not just a team of blockbuster superheroes, but brought together multiple franchises into one super movie. As impressive as his work was, however, it turns out that what he was really always looking forward to in the future was making an Avengers movie featuring The Vision.
There has been a lot of speculation about whether Marvel and Sony might work out a deal for Spider-Man to appear in Captain America: Civil War. Thanks to new developments, we now know the chances of the web-slinger crossing over into the MCU in 2016.
As more Marvel movies are released, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is moving closer to the climactic battle with Thanos in the Avengers: Infinity War films. Many fans have suspected that his could mean a team-up between Earthís Mightiest Heroes and the Guardians of the Galaxy. After all, Thanos did pop up in James Gunn's film this summer.
In the months since the underwhelming performance of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 at the box office this past summer, we have seen an increase in the number of \internet rumors suggesting that a possible deal could be worked out between Sony and Marvel Studios that would see the web-slinger be introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It now has been confirmed that those inter-studio conversations are very real.
When Screen Junkiesí Honest Trailers web-series was asked by fans to find fault with Guardians of the Galaxy, one imagines it was considered a serious challenge. After all, the Marvel film is one of the best reviewed films of the year and the biggest domestic hit.
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!
Marvel Studios has shocked the world with the effectiveness of their "shared universe" franchise planning. With each new story produced it feels like they are not only adding to a bigger whole, but also making steps towards a predetermined future. In order to get this done, one would think that there's a certain rigidity to the creative process, but the truth is that's not necessarily the case.
Ant-Man has dealt with several setbacks this past year, but in the end, everything seems to have worked out. After nearly four months of filming in locations like San Francisco and Atlanta, principal photography has wrapped on the movie.
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.
This past September legendary actor Al Pacino made headlines when he heaped praise on to the James Gunn film Guardians of the Galaxy. Making note of everything from the 1970s-infused soundtrack to Shakespearean elements in the drama, the Godfather star revealed himself as a big fan of what's going on at Marvel, and even hinted that he would be very interested in working with them.
Marvel has stayed silent for weeks about whether or not Benedict Cumberbatch is Doctor Strangeís titular character, but today they finally confirmed that the actor would play the Sorcerer Supreme in 2016. Get the details here!
Most people are familiar with the standard operating procedure when it comes to auditions in Hollywood. An actor prepares a scene or is given pages of a script to work from, sits or stands in front of group of people (director, producers, casting director, etc.) in a room, and performs in hopes of being seen as the perfect fit for a particular character or film. This has been the process used by studios and filmmakers for decades - but it's apparently not the method used by the folks over at Marvel Studios.
Ant-Man may not be getting the same amount of attention right now as The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but Marvel is slowly working towards getting the general public familiar with the shrinking superhero. This includes a special project thatís coming out one month before the filmís debut.
What will the movie be about? Who has been put in charge of making it? Which rumors can we believe, and which ones are fake? Like we do with all major releases, weíve put together a handy guide that will help you get all of the facts straight and learn what really is going on with Ant-Man. Read on and learn!
While the Academy Award-nominated actress has been linked to the comic book movie company before, she has now gone on record saying that she has not had any conversations about starring as the big screen version of Carol Danvers.
Now that Marvel Studios has officially locked Doctor Strange in for a release date in 2016, with director Scott Derrickson at the helm, we can start turning our attention more towards speculating about its plot. Previous reports have suggested that the movie won't be an origin story, but the film will still likely try and find a way to tell us the whys and hows of the lead character.
Fans have spent years wondering just how many films Robert Downey Jr. will wind up doing with Marvel Studios. While the actor is certainly a main attraction in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he is also a massively expensive addition to any feature film project. So how many will it be? It turns out that the star has a little bit of insight on that question.
There are weeks that I struggle to decide what the subject of Hero Blend should be. Do I check in to see whatís happening with the X-Men, or are the developments with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice more interesting? This week there was no struggle.
While the term "Inhumans" refers to all the descendants of people who were experimented on by the Kree thousands of years ago in the Marvel universe, the movieís main characters will likely be the Inhuman royal family. The following is a list of each character that needs to be included, as well as who is best suited to play them. If Marvel does everything right, Inhumans could be their best ensemble film yet.
LL Cool J is set to join Marvelís expanding cinematic universe. At least, thatís according to LL Cool J. The legendary rapper and accomplished actor took to Twitter to make the announcement - and as you can imagine, it caused quite the stir.
It's been a day full of amazingly fun Marvel announcements, with the studio announcing their full slate of films between now and 2019, but we have one final treat to cap it all off. As we told you yesterday, tonight's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. featured a special clip from The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and now it has arrived online for your viewing pleasure: