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So far only three individuals have been able to lift Thor’s hammer in the MCU, but a fourth name might be added to the list, as a new rumor suggests one of the stars of Captain America: Civil War will get to wield Mjolnir.
There is little doubt that director, Kenneth Branagh played a huge part in how successfully Marvel’s 2011 entry, Thor translated to the big screen. Possibly a testament to that, a recently cited rumor indicates that the studio was looking to reacquire his services for the still-vacant director’s chair for the series’ upcoming third film, Thor: Ragnarok.
As a solo movie, Peyton Reed's upcoming Ant-Man will start off within its own little corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe... but we shouldn't forget that it won't be long before he's seen right alongside the likes of Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man.
Kevin Feige has gone on record saying that Thor: Ragnarok will impact everything that comes after in the MCU. The Avengers: Infinity War movies are next on the docket, which begs the question: Will Thor end up fighting Thanos in his threequel?
A lot went down in Avenger: Age of Ultron, and if you weren't already versed in Marvel Cinematic Universe lingo, then it could've been difficult to follow. Here's our recap of happened to each of the Marvel heroes and where they're likely to go post-Ultron.
When it was confirmed that Marvel was moving forward with a female version of Thor, we speculated how this news would potentially change the Marvel movies - but that was even before we found out who it was underneath the mask. Now that information is out, and the prospects of a big screen female Thor has become a bit more interesting.
For most of the major superheroes (and even a few villains), they’re lucky enough to have a love interest as an important part of their mythos. That’s continued in the movies, and here are the comic book romances we could see on the big screen soon.
Identified as the remnants of the six singularities that existed in the universe prior to the Big Bang - Space, Time, Reality, Mind, Power and Soul – we have been slowly learning about all of them in Marvel Studios’ movies for years now, and it won’t be long before they are put center stage in the upcoming two-part epic The Avengers: Infinity War
While it’s been said that the battle against Thanos is what the Marvel Cinematic Universe has really been building to since 2008, the company doesn’t exactly have plans to shut its doors beyond that point.The big question that looms over all of it, however, is where does the MCU go from there?
In Avengers 3 everything we’ve 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.
Watch Iron Man actor, Robert Downey, Jr. and Tiny Thor face off in the cutest interview before Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters.
Marvel has built an expansive cinematic universe on the back of long-term contracts with its stars, but even those will eventually expire, and Chris Hemsworth just revealed when his deal is up.
Thor may be spending most of his time on Earth in Avengers: Age of Ultron, but a new TV spot for the highly anticipated blockbuster could indicate that he’ll head home to Asgard at some point.
Chris Hemsworth stopped by Saturday Night Live last night to host the late night sketch show for the very first time. Among a handful of funny bits involving the Australian actor was the “Avengers News Report,” which saw Thor and his fellow gang of Marvel superheroes celebrating victory in the city streets after defeating the menacing robotic supervillain Ultron. Watch the clip below.
It’s been an especially exciting, edifying 24 hours for fans who have been anxiously awaiting Avengers: Age of Ultron. With the buzz generated by the new trailer still resonating heavily, an interesting new featurette has been released that focuses on the various high-tech weaponry, both new and familiar that will be brandished by the Marvel mega-team in the upcoming super-sequel.
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.
Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron will absolutely be one of the biggest summer blockbusters of 2015, bringing together an ultimate cast of characters, including Black Widow, Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, Scarlet Witch, Falcon, Nick Fury, Vision and Ultron. Getting some solo treatment in the upcoming film's latest poster is none other than the Asgardian warrior and God of Thunder, Thor. Check it out here.
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.
Marvel and Sony have set aside their differences are working together to bring Spider-Man into the cinematic universe of the Avengers! What are the odds that some of our favorite MCU characters will be popping up in a Spider-Man movie?