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Marvel Studios has come a long way in the last eight years. While the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the biggest franchise in Hollywood, back in 2008 the industry didnít know exactly what audiences would make of Iron Man.
Mel Gibsonís bit of almost-happened casting got us remembering the 10 best examples of prominent superhero roles that were ALMOST played by another actor. See if you can picture the famous comic-book character, as played by these alternates.
With the sheer number of characters needed to populate the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it takes a lot of actors to bring them to life. At this point, it would seem that everybody in Hollywood with a pulse has at least been offered a art in the MCU, whether or not they ended up doing it.
This weekend, a new, incredibly terrifying supervillain is hitting the big screen. Director Bryan Singerís latest installment in the X-Men franchise will soon be giving us a feature length story about Apocalypse Ė one of the most notable, intimidating and beloved villains in Marvel Comics.
Joss Whedon recently spoke out and revealed what it would take to bring him back behind the camera for another MCU film.
Weíve now had several weeks to digest everything that went on in Captain America: Civil War. But while most us were enthralled with the disintegration of The Avengers, the debut of Black Panther and Spider-Man, and probably Marvelís best action sequence to date, there was a romance in Captain America: Civil War that mostly went unnoticed and the internet is now trying to turn into a reality.
Last week, Shane Black, who wrote Iron Man 3, revealed that the film was originally supposed to have a female villain, before Marvel execs told him that a female villain wouldnít sell enough toys. Krysten Ritter, who plays the title character in Jessica Jones has now responded to the whole hoopla.
We've just learned that one particular fan-favorite Marvel character owes his increased presence in the MCU to Samuel L. Jackson's negotiations with the major studio.
The making of Iron Man 3 was a very different experience for Shane Black. Not only was it only the second movie he made as a director (eight years after his debut, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), but it was also the first project that he had ever been involved with that was also part of a much larger franchise.
The Avengers: Infinity War movies are very special in the grand scope of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only is it the first two-parter that the studio is putting together, but itís truly expected to be the event to which every movie up until its release is really leading.
With Phase 3 upon us, we've compiled a list of the nine forgotten Marvel Cinematic Universe characters that we want to see more of in the near future.
Make no mistake, in modern Hollywood there is no such thing as an idea thatís too crazy. There is simply too much money on the line for any idea to be dismissed out of hand, except possibly a Black Widow movie.
John Boyega is keeping busy right now with the Star Wars movies, but his adventures in a galaxy far, far away may not be the only major franchise he gets to participate in. There are now rumblings that he could be in talks to join a Marvel movie.
In the comics, Thanos is unquestionably one of the most formidable presences in the Marvel universeÖ but the same canít really yet be said about his live-action counterpart. Audiences havenít actually seen him do much more than sit in his giant throne and smile.
There was a certain character who was killed off in Captain America: Civil War, and Marvel is going to regret taking them off the board permanently. Warning: spoilers are ahead!
Generally speaking, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has done a stellar job creating a shared continuity for dozens of characters to share. However, that doesnít mean that there isnít room for improvement.
Creating a movie within the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a unique endeavor. While each movie is made no differently than any other, they also have to fit within the greater universe that the previous films have created.
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.
The ten moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe that definitely prove that Black Widow deserves her own solo outing.
Captain America: Civil War is the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and because of its commercial success, the MCU has hit this incredible financial milestone.