Talk of Green Lantern Jessica Cruz playing a lead role in the DC / Warner Bros. Justice League films and the 2020 reboot of Green Lantern (as opposed to Hal Jordan) has been spreading across the internet as of late. Michelle Rodriguez responds to rumors that she may play the female superhero, explaining why she isn't at all interested in filling Cruz's shoes.
Remember how we were all shocked by the first look at Jason Momoa's Aquaman hitting the internet last week? Well you're going to love the story behind how not even the man himself knew.
Like The Flash, Arrow is going on an extended hiatus with no new episodes until March 18. Fortunately, The CW has released a promo for Episode 16, titled “The Offer,” for fans to chew on for the next several weeks.
It’s been a busy week for the upcoming Supergirl TV series, which has been adding cast members left and right. Now two more actors have joined on, but unlike the rest, they aren’t new to the world of Superman.
The Fantastic Four team leader Mister Fantastic’s powers are causing enough of an issue that the production has adjusted what his elasticity will look like when the reboot hits theaters later this year.
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.
Included among The CW’s in-development Arrow and The Flash spinoff project will be several DC superheroes that have never been in a TV series before. Here are our top picks for who these heroes might be.
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.
The CW has done an impressive job building its own DC TV universe over the past three TV seasons, and now it might be expanding further. There is an Arrow and The Flash team-up spinoff now in early development.
Joining me this week on the show is Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell, and together we not only talk about the fresh new Aquaman look, but also exactly what Unite The Seven means both for and in the context of the DC Cinematic Universe. Hit the play button above!
While the upcoming Daredevil Netflix show’s connection to Marvel’s movies are a certified fact, there were still doubts that a potential movie crossover would ever occur. However, in a recent interview, star, Charlie Cox seemed cautiously optimistic, leaving the door open for a crossover appearance in next year’s jam-packed Captain America: Civil War.
While we already know who'll be playing the titular role in CBS' upcoming Supergirl series, there are many roles left to fill. Now we know who will star as two of the biggest players in the series: a loved one and a potential enemy.
Strapping on our thinking caps and analyzing the recently revealed quotes from the Joss Whedon, we’ve come up with three potential ways scenarios that could explain the filmmakers comments about the Age of Ultron climactic third act battle.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is going to be so off-the-rails crazy, the ending we’ll see in theaters nearly didn’t happen. Get the details!
Yesterday Robert Downey Jr. posted the Iron Man-centric poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now it’s time for The Hulk to shine, and he looks like he’s ready for battle.
Josh Trank and Simon Kinberg have revealed who their biggest influence was while working on The Fantastic Four, and it just so happens to be the most successful director in movie history.
It didn't end with a twist as shocking as the mid-season finale but “Nanda Parbat,” the de facto mid-mid-season finale, also contained quite the cliffhanger. The fifteenth episode was rather riveting and a step up from what has been a lacklustre third season of Arrow. Probably, had something to do with a certain someone taking flight.
Arrow fans have been taught to expect the unexpected on a weekly basis, but Season 3’s main antagonist just changed the game in an unexpected way in tonight's episode. And now we have to wait three weeks to see what happens next.
The identity of Ben Hardy’s character in X-Men: Apocalypse hasn’t been revealed yet, but there are a few names that pop out more than others as potential candidates. Here are the likeliest X-Men characters that Hardy is playing in the 2016 blockbuster.
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.
Agent Carter finished its first (and potentially only) season with a bang on Tuesday night, and the biggest surprise was a cameo featuring a well-known figure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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.
Stay near your social media one week from tomorrow, and prepare for a (potentially) seismic announcement from the suits at Marvel.
The Flash began its hiatus this week, and Arrow will be joining it after Episode 15 airs. To infuriate fans further, “Nanda Parbat” will also leave the audience with a cliffhanger.
About three months, British actor Ben Hardy found himself on a shortlist of actors who were being considered for the role of Cyclops in X-Men: Apocalypse. That role eventually went to Tye Sheridan, but apparently the production saw something in Hardy, because now they've cast him in another role.
Casting is already well underway for CBS’ upcoming series Supergirl, but on Wednesday the casting team added a wrinkle into the mix that has to do with a square-jawed man who may or may not fight crime. Here's the latest on the Supergirl series.
When Stan Lee caught word of one particular fan who was just all-around obsessed with Spider-Man, Lee decided to give the young boy something he could treasure forever.
Overwriting continuity and teaming up with Marvel heroes may not be the only change in store for Spider-Man in the MCU. There’s also a chance that the next actor to play the Wall-Crawler won’t be white.
In an episode that featured the arrival of the Red Hood Gang and saw a major character getting stabbed (though non-fatally), it was the actions of one Fish Mooney that completely stole the show.
While Anthony Mackie's has long been confirmed to appear as Falcon in Captain America: Civil War (expected in May of next year) his presence had yet to be solidified in the upcoming highly-anticipated Avengers sequel, hitting theaters May 1st. That is, until now! With the release of the new Avengers: Age of Ultron poster, it is apparently etched in stone that Mackie will appear in the film.
In a recent interview, Hugh Jackman discusses Wolverine’s place in his life and how the Oscars-dominating film, Birdman has come to shape his view of how long he wants to hold on to the character.
There are a lot of pieces waiting to drop for the MCU in Phase Three, which doesn’t officially begin until Captain America: Civil War in May 2016. But things will start going “boom” when Ultron smashes into theaters on May 1.
The good news is that retribution for X-Men Origins: Wolverine is on the way. After years of being stuck in development hell because of studio executives with no vision for the potential of comic book movies, Deadpool is actually moving forward. 20th Century Fox has officially announced that the movie will be released on February 12, 2016 – which means that production will start up within the next six months.
Rumors have been emanating for a while about the possibility of 20th Century Fox's X-Men and Fantastic Four film properties colliding, and now one longtime X-Men alum, Shawn Ashmore, is speaking out about how he wants the separate franchises to come together.
It was announced today that Ally McBeal actress Calista Flockhart has joined Supergirl as this key character in the main cast.
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.
What do we already know about X-Men: Apocalypse? A lot actually, as the cast and crew behind Days of Future Past have been open and candid about the progress of the next X-Men movie while working the publicity.
Leaked footage from an alternate trailer for The Fantastic Four has found its way online, and its most exciting moment features Johnny and Sue Storm using their new powers to fly around the Negative Zone.
With the recent news that Spider-Man will finally make his debut alongside Captain America and the other Avengers in the celebrated Marvel Cinematic Universe of comic book movies, the search for the new cinematic Web-Head has officially begun. However, could a name that was heavily touted by the Internet in Donald Glover be finally ready to don the mantle this time around?
For millions of Marvel fans, Peter Parker is synonymous with Spider-Man, having served as his alter ego for decades. But a new rumor swirling around the unexpected marriage between Sony and Marvel suggests that the studios might ditch Peter Parker in favor of a non-white hero.
Tegan and Sara’s “Everything Is Awesome” Oscars performance was the craziest moment from one of the dullest awards ceremonies of recent memory. While there were a ton of dancers, Questlove and an “awesome possum,” you might have missed Will Arnett. But you definitely didn’t miss what he was wearing.
It is a well-known fact that Batman does not kill his enemies. But like the KGBeast, Mad Monk, Darseid and numerous gangsters in Detective Comics vol. 1, various issues, he once in awhile finds himself the central figure in the death of another. While few can legitimately claim “death by way of Batman,” a recent man's obituary indeed made just that claim.
The good news is, the next new episode of The Flash looks awesome. The bad news is, we have to wait weeks to see it, as CW has put the freshman superhero drama in reruns until later in March. The CW dropped this little nugget of disappointment in the trailer...
Although there has been a lot of recently about the Earth-based characters in the upcoming Supergirl TV series, we’ve barely heard anything about how Kara Zor-El’s Kryptonian heritage will play a role in the series…until now.
As badass as Aquaman will look in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, it sounds he may not have much to do in the 2016 blockbuster compared to the other heroes.
There was a lot to take in during this week’s episode of Arrow, but what you may not have noticed is that the episode included a fun reference to one of the most famous science fiction franchises of all time: Star Trek.
While the upcoming Marvel mega-movie sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron looks to expand the comic book-inspired breadth of the Marvel Cinematic Universe even further, it has been known for some time that one critical aspect of the adaptation will be altered.
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