Now, however, we are about to see a brand new big screen version of the classic superhero group, so now is as good a time as any to learn about the history of the franchise.
Long before Bryan Singer made Superman Returns, it was going to be Tim Burton who brought the Man of Steel back to the big screen, the director signing Nicolas Cage to star in Superman Lives. That project wound up not getting made due to multiple factors, but it turns out that Cage actually doesn't have a problem with that.
Hugh Jackman’s query on what should be in Wolverine 3 received waves of suggestions across social media, but Ryan Reynolds also threw his two cents in, and it involves his own character, Deadpool.
After sending around a poll to all the writers and staff here at Cinema Blend, we’ve crunched the numbers and created our Top 12 rankings for the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far. What’s the order, you ask? Read on to find out!
So far only Tom Holland and Marisa Tomei have been announced to appear in the Spider-Man reboot, but now there’s a list making its way around the Internet that may hint at actors joining them.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is keeping Jena Malone's role a closely guarded secret, but a new report may shed some light on the matter, and it's not what we've heard up to now.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may not have the highest ratings on ABC, but a long time ago it convinced us that it was a series ready to tackle bold and intricate storylines and bring us characters with complex professional lives. This season, lead Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) is getting a nemesis who should shake things up a bit.
As with any making of any film, a lot of time went into making Batman Begins a unique product both in front of the camera and in post-production, including one decision that might not seem like a big deal at first glance.
Despite Oliver Queen finally becoming Green Arrow for Arrow Season 4, there’s one classic feature that the TV show’s Emerald Archer won’t share with his comic book counterpart: the goatee. And actor Stephen Amell has a good explanation.
Heath Ledger's Joker helped a lot with Rogue Nation's villain.
Netflix doesn’t seem like it can do much wrong, and o extremely high point has been Daredevil, which ramped up fans’ expectations for the rest of the upcoming Marvel shows. Thankfully, the powers that be won’t make audiences wait quite as long as we originally thought.
X-Men: Apocalypse certainly took on quite the challenge when tackling its titular antagonist. While the comic book designs seemed unfeasible to adapt in a live-action capacity, director Bryan Singer reveals the mindset behind the character’s rather peculiar look in the film.
Superhero movies always have some underlying comic book from which the filmmakers are pulling their material. For Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past it was the two-issue story of the same name from Uncanny X-Men published in 1981. If you were wondering if it’s a faithful adaptation, there are only general similarities between the page and the screen.
With Arrow’s fourth season only a few months away, fans have been getting a steady stream of character announcements for the show’s next batch of episodes, and now Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim just revealed whether or not we'd see a group from the recent years of the comics: the Weapon Clans.
Ben Affleck's take on Batman in Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is expected to be unlike any version of the Dark Knight we've seen on the big screen before - and it's not just because when we meet him he will have been playing superhero for more than 20 years.
When Netflix’s Daredevil returns for Season 2, the eponymous hero will have to contend with Frank Castle, a.k.a. The Punisher. Details are still scarce on precisely what we can expect, but it sounds like this will be the best version yet.
Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman will pit the Dark Knight against the Man of Steel, but just as important is the film’s subtitle. Dawn of Justice points to the impending two-part Justice League, and Snyder came out to explain how each of the DC installments are influencing his Justice League.
While some shows on TV are constantly struggling to retain viewers’ interests in a core group of characters, Gotham’s strategy has been to throw just about every character from the Batman mythos at audiences. They're adding two more, AND a hero.
While Fantastic Four has been one of the more quietly sold films of the year, this new video makes up for lost time. Get to know the newest superheroes on the block as you read on!
While many sources have reported that Star Trek’s Chris Pine has been up for a role in the growing DC Cinematic Universe, it hasn’t clear exactly which role was leaning towards. Now, it seem as though the rumors and decisions can be put to rest, as it looks like Chris Pine will play Steve Trevor in the Wonder Woman movie.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. aired its Season 2 two-part finale “S.O.S.” back in May, and news has since been sparse about what to expect when the series returns in the fall.Now that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 has begin production, Marvel is throwing fans a bone by announcing first new casting.
This past weekend, Rachel McAdams confirmed that she has indeed had talks with Marvel Studios about a potential role in Scott Derrickson's upcoming Doctor Strange... but what has remained a mystery has been the exact part for which she has been rumored.
Robert Downey Jr. reprises his Iron Man role for Captain America: Civil War for a battle with Chris Evans’s Steve Rogers. But the big question surrounding this film is which side each hero will be taking? Still months before the film’s release, Jeremy Renner could be the first actor to reveal his character’s allegiance.
As Marvel preps for its Phase Three slate of films next year, the Netflix side of their universe is slowly coming together. And there’s talk of them moving away from superheroes for their next Netflix project and focus on a team of less-than-stellar individuals with abilities.
The writers of the MCU’s Spider-Man reboot aren’t sharing specifics of what they have planned, but they did reveal one important thing fans won’t have to suffer through: Spider-Man doing the robot and other weird dances.
Several existing characters from Gotham Season 1 will be playing bigger roles when the show returns for its sophomore season, including this frequently seen criminal underling.
Ant-Man proved that mixing humor and action can yield a successful Marvel movie. In fact, much of the film’s often insane, idiosyncratic fun left co-star Michael Douglas feeling a bit left out, and for Ant-Man 2, he’d like to see his character fly his freak flag a bit.
The Batman v Superman panel at San Diego Comic-Con, as well as the subsequent trailers, cleared up a lot of the mystery surrounding DC’s big-screen hero clash. But one of the few remaining questions that has plagued fans surrounds the identity of Lex Luthor’s spectacled associate.
Like any movie in the Marvel canon, Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man has a ton of Easter eggs, whether it’s the presence of Casey Lang, who grows up to be Giant-Woman, or a cameo by Garrett Morris, who donned the Ant-Man suit for an SNL skit in 1979. But of all the hidden gems Marvel could’ve placed within their latest superhero flick, this one seems like a missed opportunity.
If you're an actor, you either love or hate those long stretches of a typical Marvel contract. After the jump, find out what makes the prospect of several movies, shows, and video games so enticing to Cobie Smulders.
When it was revealed a couple years ago that the new Fantastic Four movie would star Michael B. Jordan as The Human Torch, a divide was created in the audience. Some fans are excited by the casting, recognizing Jordan as a talented young actor; but others hate the choice simply because Jordan is black and The Human Torch in the comics is white.
Rather than green screen the environment of ancient Egypt, the X-Men: Apocalypse crew hunkered down and built Egyptian sets from scratch, and you can see just how massive they are.
Daredevil will throw a lot at Matt Murdock when Season 2 airs on Netflix. The Punisher and Elektra have been officially announced, Bullseye has been heavily hinted at, and now there could be another villain added to the mix. Things are going to get really complicated in Hell's Kitchen.
As the MCU enters Phase Three and slowly approaches the Avengers: Infinity War movies, Marvel is rebranding the Infinity Stones so that fans can refer to them by a collective name.
With the First Class-led X-Men trilogy coming to an end, Fox is now investing in the future of its superhero franchise…literally. Deadpool is already revving up for release, a New Mutants adaptation is somewhere down the line, and a Fantastic Four-X-Men crossover is under discussion, but Gambit will cost an arm and leg for the studio to make.
Thanks to Entertainment Weekly’s latest issue, we got our first in-depth look at X-Men: Apocalypse and all the newer, younger mutants that come with it. Tye Sheridan, the young actor who plays Cyclops, recently spoke about this version of Scott Summers and where we’ll first find him.
The webhead may give the Guardians of the Galaxy a run for their money where jokes are concerned, and could wind up becoming Marvel's funniest comic book movie yet.
Eighties video game nostalgia isn't as powerful as Sony/Columbia probably hoped. The Adam Sandler action comedy Pixels may have given last weekend's top earner Ant-man a run for the number one spot this week, but it's not much to get excited about when the new movie couldn't break $25 million.
Ant-Man is such old news. The Marvel Cinematic Universe slows down for nobody and so on it moves to its next projects. It’s been rumored for the last few weeks that Rachel Mcadams was up for a role in the upcoming Doctor Strange movie.
With a release date set for October of next year, Rupert Wyatt’s Gambit movie is expected to go into production very soon… but at this point it seems like the film still has a lot of stuff to take care of in pre-production. Channing Tatum is currently the only actor attached to the project, and it’s extremely unlikely that 20th Century Fox plans to keep it that way.
For months, Arrow star Stephen Amell and the WWE have been teasing something happening between the two. However, minus a brief trash talking segment, nearly all the activity has been taking place on social media. Now Amell has posted a video which strongly indicates that he’ll be back on WWE TV in a couple of weeks.
Patrick Stewart recently stopped by the set of X-Men: Apocalypse, and while we don't think it means anything for the movie, it's still pretty cool.
1987’sAdventures in Babysitting was a big hit that virtually everybody of a certain generation remembers fondly. One of it’s best scenes is when Thor-obsessed child Sara believes a mechanic is in fact the Asgardian god, but that was almost very different.
Gotham show a city full of bad guys with very few true heroes around to try and save it. For the most part, our collection of leads have stood up to protect Gotham City from the madness. Now it looks like we might be losing one of them to the darkness.
There was a stir when Tilda Swinton was cast as the Ancient One, a character that has always been a man, in Marvel' Doctor Strange, but in typical fashion for the actress, the story is even more complex than that.
Hawkgirl isn’t the only winged wonder that will be appearing in Legends of Tomorrow, and before Hawkman gets involved with the the super-spinoff's protagonists and their time traveling hijinks, he may show up elsewhere on your television.
While Oliver Queen has dealt with a diverse lineup of villains on Arrow, few of them have had special abilities. But when Season 4 airs later this year, Oliver Queen will get to fight another superpowered foe, and it will be a member of the Flash’s rogues gallery.
All of Marvel’s live-action projects take place in the same universe, but they don’t all have the same tone and feel. As it turns out, there is a key difference that separates Daredevil and the other upcoming Netflix shows from the MCU movies.
Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson has been campaigning to play John Stewart in the Green Lantern reboot, and now he’s dropped the playful hints and is doubling down on his pitch.
It looks like Starling City’s elusive vigilante on Arrow is about to come face-to-face with a Borg… well, a former Borg, anyway. It is being reported that a Star Trek: Voyager actor has moved on to the superhero TV realm.
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