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Cinema Blend's own Mack Rawden is joining me for another special “Mack Asks” edition of Hero Blend this week, and the whole episode is dedicated to answering big questions about the Marvel/Sony deal, and Spider-Man’s place in the ever-growing Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In order to help you both learn what’s been officially announced by Marvel what what’s currently swirling around as rumor, we’ve constructed yet another one of our handy guides to help you keep track of everything related to Captain America: Civil War.
Do you love Marvel movies? Do you love them so much that you could watch them for 29 straight hours? Well, then I have some amazing news for you, as two of the nation's biggest theater chains are planning marathons of that very nature leading up to special early screenings of The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The latest Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer was the gift that keeps on giving as far groundbreaking revelations on which people like us will nitpick with glee. However, in what could potentially be the biggest tidbit we could glean, one particular line uttered by Tony Stark in the trailer may have been a critical clue foreshadowing a key casualty in the film.
Superhero movies immune to a common problem that has plagued many franchises: recasting. With that in mind, here are the main superheroes and super villains that will need to be recasted soon for future appearances for a variety of reasons.
Amazing as it is to see all of the core members of The Avengers unifying on the big screen, it’s certainly more narratively fulfilling if there is a reason for all of the heroes to be together. Fortunately, this appears to be very much in the cards for the blockbuster – at least for Thor, who will be bringing a very interesting element to the table in the fight against the movie’s titular villain.
Staying true to the character’s comic book origin as a somewhat Shakespearean royal figure, Thor has earned a reputation as being a bit of an uptight figure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This was true through the end of Thor: The Dark World, but, interestingly, this attitude is going to be getting a bit of a facelift in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
One can only imagine the amount of pressure that's been building on Anthony Mackie over these last few months. After all, the guy is in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and he couldn't really tell anybody all about it for a good long time.
Early this morning, Robert Downey Jr. teased that there’s a big announcement coming next week. Here are the five likeliest possibilities for next week’s announcement might be, whether it’s Marvel related or something completely different.
When Marvel’s mega-movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron released a star-studded, robotic whirlwind of a new poster yesterday, it was noticed that the updated credits happened to be crammed full of potential newsworthy tidbits. One of those was the inclusion of Danny Elfman as a musical contributor - and it's now being speculated if his involvement might be Spider-Man related.
While the search is on for a new actor to replace Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man when the web-slinger makes his groundbreaking cross-studio debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, some of the rumored candidates from the previous search five years earlier are starting to come back into the conversation.
Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch may have just given us a hint of what we can expect from the Master of the Mystical Arts’ live-action debut, specifically voice-wise.
Through a grand total of five big screen, live-action Spider-Man movies, we've seen an assortment of both good and bad stories inspired by the pages of Marvel Comics - but everything is different now.
Fans suggestions for Marvel’s first female-led superhero film Captain Marvel have been pouring in since the film was announced late last year. One of the actresses they have pitched is Vikings star Katheryn Winnick.
In Marvel’s 2012 team-up mega-movie, The Avengers, Mark Ruffalo’s rendition of the Hulk was undoubtedly the scene-stealer of the film. Yet, contrary to that celebration, it seems that Ruffalo has serious doubts if he will ever step in front of the camera for a solo run with his widely lauded version of Hulk.
Scarlett Johansson has blossomed into one of the most integral members of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the fact that she has managed to do this without having her own solo movie makes this achievement even more impressive. But how did it all begin? The actress has now explained how she got her role with the studio, admitting that she actually went out of her way to get involved with what the folks behind Iron Man were building.
While we have our guesses as to who could play the next Spider-Man, but at this point we don't know much about what direction Marvel and Sony are looking in for the reboot. Oone thing does seem certain, however: they're looking to go young.
As exciting as Spider-Man joining the MCU is, there’s still a lot we don’t know about what this entails. Here are the five most important questions that still need to be answered regarding Spider-Man’s new status quo between Sony and Marvel.
Earlier today, I put together a list of 10 talented young actors who would be suitable candidates to play the latest incarnation of Spider-Man in the Marvel Studios/Sony Pictures team-up movie. But while there are many performers out there who could potentially take the part, there is only one director the two studios should be looking at to make the new solo film.
In order to help narrow down the perfect choice to play the next cinematic version of Spider-Man, we’ve put together a list of 10 great young actors who could potentially do the part justice. Read on to see our choices!
Now that Spider-Man is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we can expect a lot of change in the world of comic book movies. The first big alteration that has come as a result, however, is in the release dates of future Marvel movies.
After word of Spider-Man related negotiations between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures leaked last year, many comic book fans have been wondering if there would ever be a chance to see the famed web-slinger back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Today we learn that the answer to that question is an extremely exciting YES!
James Gunn stated Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will introduce several new characters “important to Guardians movies and probably important to the Marvel Universe as a whole.” Here are the people we think fit that criteria.
It was yesterday morning that the first Daredevil trailer dropped online, and it honestly took us by surprise. This is clearly a much darker, grittier side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the trailer has some serious dramatic impact to go with showrunner Steven S. DeKnight’s interesting visual style.
This is probably the most extreme fan tribute to a comic character we've ever seen, and it's also definitely the freakiest. Read on to see the man who's become the Red Skull in the flesh.