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Superhero Bits: New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Posters, 100% Soft’s Avengers Emojis & More

How do the various voices of Superman over the years compare to each other? Ready for a ton more comics to be added to DC Universe this week? Does Ernie Hudson‘s character have a Green Lantern connection in Arrow? How does Paul Rudd react to the Ant-Man rear attack on Thanos theory? How many people watched Umbrella Academy around the world? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Watch this video that compares the various voice actors who have brought Superman to life over the...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Superhero Bits, Ant-Man, Arrow, Avengers, Captain-America, Deadpool, Green-Lantern, Iron-Man, Superman, The Umbrella Academy, The-Flash, Thor


‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ LEGO Sets Tease Action with Molten Man, Hydro Man & More

Even though Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn’t hit theaters until early July, merchandise for the new webslinging adventure is already on the way. Not too long ago, some new Funko POPs confirmed the Elemental villains in the sequel as Molten Man and Hydro-Man, and now it’s LEGO’s turn to show off the new bad guys in building brick form. Plus, Mysterio gets a cool new minifigure as well. However, one of the Spider-Man Far From Home LEGO sets offers up the possibility of another Marvel Cinematic U...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Cool Stuff, Marvel Studios, Sequels, Sony, Toys, LEGO, Spider-man, Spider-Man: Far From Home


‘Swamp Thing’ TV Series Teaser Rises Up for DC Universe

Earlier today, word broke that there was trouble in the world of the Swamp Thing TV series being made for DC Universe. The show’s shooting schedule was unexpectedly slashed, resulting in cast and crew being sent home. Then we learned the show’s original 13-episode order was shortened to 10. And then we got word of creative differences plaguing the production. Perhaps in an attempt at damage control, a new Swamp Thing TV series teaser has arrived. Watch it below. Swamp Thing Teaser What ...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, DC Universe, Television, TV Trailer, Swamp Thing


Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’ Adds ‘Train to Busan’ Actor Ma Dong-seok

Train to Busan‘s Ma Dong-seok will make his American acting debut in The Eternals. The future Marvel film is being helmed by Chloé Zhao, with Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani both likely to join the film in undisclosed roles. The Eternals is inspired by the comic characters created by Jack Kirby, and focuses on super-powered, god-like beings. More on The Eternals cast below. Marvel is keeping a lot of their post-Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home plans a secret, but one projec...
Tags: Casting, Comic Book/Superhero, Marvel Studios, Ma Dong-seok, The Eternals


‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is Getting an Earlier Release Date

Right now, Marvel fans are spending most of their time anticipating the arrival of Avengers: Endgame next week. But don’t forget, there’s one more installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming this summer. Spider-Man: Far From Home is taking the webslinger overseas for the first time on the big screen, and the adventure will actually start off a little sooner than previously scheduled. Sony Pictures has bumped up the Spider-Man Far From Home release date up a little bit to maximize their ...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Marvel Studios, Release Dates, Sequels, Sony, Spider-man, Spider-Man: Far From Home


Exclusive: The DC Universe Streaming Service is Not in Danger, Even as ‘Swamp Thing’ Ends Production Early

Earlier today, we reported that Swamp Thing wrapped production early due to “creative differences,” with a truncated 10-episode season set to debut on the DC Universe streaming at the end of May. However, with the reports of the show’s filming ending sooner than expected came rumors that this indicated trouble for DC Universe. /Film can confirm that this is not the case. /Film has exclusively learned that the potential issues with Swamp Thing‘s production do not reflect the health of the DC ...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, DC Universe, Netflix/Streaming Video, Swamp Thing


John Cena in Talks to Suit Up For James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’

Looks like writer/director James Gunn truly is using a similar formula with DC’s The Suicide Squad as he did with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy – at least when it comes to casting. Gunn chose Dave Bautista, a former wrestler, to play one of the members of his ensemble in Guardians, and now a new report says that former wrestler John Cena is in talks to join returning players Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, and fellow newcomer Idris Elba in the ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad. ...
Tags: Action/Adventure, Casting, Comedy, Comic Book/Superhero, Sequels, Warner Brothers, James Gunn, John-Cena, Suicide Squad 2, The Suicide Squad


‘Avengers: Endgame’ TV Spot Announces the Beginning of Summer Movie Season

Still not sold on Avengers: Endgame? Perhaps more footage will do the trick! A new Endgame TV spot offers up some quick shots from the mega-sequel, and officially announces the beginning of summer. “I know when summer starts,” you might be saying. “June!” Incorrect! Now that Marvel and Disney own everything, they get to declare when the seasons change! And according to them, summer starts this month. Get your swim trunks, and watch the Endgame TV spot below. Avengers: Endgame TV Spot Re...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Marvel Studios, Sequels, TV Spots, Avengers, Avengers: Endgame


Cool Stuff: Matt Ferguson’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Print is Perfectly Balanced

Avengers: Endgame is almost upon us. But before we get to what might be the biggest blockbuster event of the year (with only Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to challenge it), let’s take a look back at last summer when we were all anticipating Avengers: Infinity War. When the Marvel Studios movie arrived in theaters last summer, it was quite the spectacle. And Odeon Cinemas in the United Kingdom offered up five different posters from artist Matt Ferguson that combined to form one single image o...
Tags: Art, Comic Book/Superhero, Cool Stuff, Disney/Pixar, Marvel Studios, Sequels, Avengers, Avengers: Infinity War, Matt Ferguson


‘The Boys’ Uncensored Trailer: Karl Urban “Spanks” Superheroes

Karl Urban is not afraid to get down and dirty when it comes to punishing haughty superheroes who abuse their powers, even if he comes off as sounding a little too dirty himself in the process. Urban stars as Billy Butcher, leader of the titular Boys, a group of vigilantes who aim to take down take down corrupt superheroes that have embraced fame and fortune. Based on the hyperviolent comic book written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by Darick Robertson, the Amazon series looks like it will be ...
Tags: Action/Adventure, Amazon, Comic Book/Superhero, Television, TV Trailer, The Boys


‘Swamp Thing’ Shuts Down Early as One Cast Member Suggests a Troubled Production

DC Universe’s Swamp Thing is reportedly ending production sooner than expected. The upcoming streaming series, based on the supernatural superhero created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, seems to have shut down production early amid behind-the-scenes troubles. Local Wilmington, North Carolina news outlet WECT News broke the news that the Swamp Thing production has been shut down early, surprising cast and crew members who were informed of it Tuesday. WECT reports: Cast an...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, DC Universe, Television, Swamp Thing


‘Swamp Thing’ Shuts Down Early as One Cast Member Suggests a Troubled Production [Updated]

Update: /Film has confirmed that Swamp Thing will keep its May 31, 2019 release date on DC Universe. Read more below. DC Universe’s Swamp Thing is reportedly ending production sooner than expected. The upcoming streaming series, based on the supernatural superhero created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, seems to have shut down production early amid behind-the-scenes troubles. Local Wilmington, North Carolina news outlet WECT News broke the news that the Swamp Thing production...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, DC Universe, Television, Swamp Thing


‘Dark Phoenix’ Trailer: Jean Grey Has the Space Madness

Now that 20th Century Fox has been bought by Disney, the Marvel Comics mutants known as the X-Men are back home at Marvel Studios. But before that, the studio will finish the initial series nearly 20 years later with the final installment of the franchise: Dark Phoenix. The only problem is that it’s retelling a story that we’ve already heard before, and much like the recent reboot of Hellboy, it doesn’t seem to be doing much to improve it in any way. Watch the new Dark Phoenix trailer below. ...
Tags: 20th Century Fox, Comic Book/Superhero, Movie Trailers, Sequels, Alexandra Shipp, Dark Phoenix, Evan Peters, James-McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Michael-Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, X-Men


Road to Endgame: ‘Black Panther’ is Afrofuturist Fantasy That Reveals the Best and Worst of America

(Welcome to  Road to Endgame , where we revisit the first 22 movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and ask, “How did we get here?” In this edition:  Black Panther , a Marvel film that finally tries to be honest about American politics) Black Panther is a sprawling superhero epic, the likes of which American cinema has never seen — or heard, for that matter, given the prominence of its African accents, treated anywhere from average to heroic; a far cry from the usual villainous or deris...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Comic Book/Superhero, Features, Marvel Studios, Black-Panther, Road to Endgame


Superhero Bits: Fans Want Henry Golding as ‘Shang-Chi,’ ‘Big Hero 6’ Animated Series Renewed & More

How did Avengers: Endgame leak online two weeks before release? Is Tom Welling making an appearance on Arrow? When does Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 come to Nintendo Switch? Will Sean Gunn have a role in The Suicide Squad? Who is Tyrese Gibson playing in Morbius the Living Vampire? Who do fans want to play Marvel’s Shang-Chi? Who else did David F. Sandberg play in Shazam!? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. On a new episode of The CW’s Arrow, Ernie Hudson guest stars as a G...
Tags: Movies, Nintendo, Suicide Squad, Big Hero 6, Deadpool, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Avengers, X-men, Hellboy, Cw, Arrow, Smallville, Shazam, Tyrese Gibson, Sean Gunn, Dark Phoenix


‘Avengers: Endgame’ TV Spot: It’s All Been Leading Up to This

It all started with a billionaire genius philanthropist, a super soldier, a god of thunder, and “a bunch of a-holes.” And soon it will end with the upcoming Avengers: Endgame. We’re a week out from the release of the most highly anticipated superhero movie of the year, and Marvel Studios continues to roll out the TV spots. But this latest one not only gives us a glimpse of new footage from Avengers: Endgame, but shows a montage of the past 21 Marvel Cinematic Universe films that have all been l...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Thanos, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Don Cheadle, Joe, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Anthony Russo, Karen Gillan, Nick Fury Samuel L Jackson, Comic Book/Superhero, TV Spots, Hawkeye Jeremy Renner, Raccoon Bradley Cooper, Avengers: Endgame


Kevin Feige Calls Disney+ Marvel Shows ‘A Totally New Form of Storytelling’, Shares ‘X-Men’ Excitement, and Promises Not to Censor Deadpool

Kevin Feige is a busy guy, but he still always takes the time to talk to reporters and give them incredibly vague details about the future of Marvel Studios. With Avengers: Endgame on the horizon, the Fox-Disney deal finalized, and Disney’s streaming service Disney+ already making headlines months before launch, the Marvel Studios president provided some info on what fans can expect in the months and years to come, including details about Disney+ Marvel shows, X-Men, Deadpool and more. Dis...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Sequels, Bob, Deadpool, Marvel Studios, Falcon, Kevin-Feige, Bob Iger, Disney Marvel, Comic Book/Superhero, House of Mouse, Feige, Fox Disney, Avengers: Endgame, Censor Deadpool


‘Avengers: Endgame’ Spoilers Have Leaked, and the Russo Brothers Want You to Avoid Them

It was bound to happen, but no one predicted it would happen this soon. Someone, somewhere, went ahead and filmed a very early Avengers: Endgame screening on a cellphone, and then leaked the footage online. Which means there are Endgame spoilers all over the web. In the spirit of avoiding those spoilers, Endgame directors the Russo Brothers have released a letter to the fans urging them to not be a total jerk and spoil the big twists of Endgame for others. First, let me get this out of the w...
Tags: Movies, Youtube, Sequels, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Russo brothers, Russos, Comic Book/Superhero, The Russo Brothers, Avengers: Endgame


Mark Ruffalo Filmed an Unused Hulk Death Scene in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

The end of Avengers: Infinity War shocked audiences by killing off half of Earth’s mightiest heroes and most of the Guardians of the Galaxy. In just a couple weeks, Avengers: Endgame will show the remaining heroes dealing with the aftermath of Thanos using the Infinity Stones to wipe out half the universe, which includes a plan to kill Thanos and bring everyone back…somehow. But it sounds like the roster of surviving heroes was almost a little bit smaller. Mark Ruffalo recently revealed that ...
Tags: Movies, Yahoo, Sequels, Thanos, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Mark-Ruffalo, Avengers: Infinity War, Ruffalo, Tom Holland, Anthony Russo, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Anthony Joe Russo, Bruce Banner Mark Ruffalo, Avengers: Endgame


J.J. Abrams On Rey’s Parents: “There’s More to the Story” in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

It’s the question that’s been plaguing a section of Star Wars fans since The Force Awakens: who are Rey’s parents? And while it seemed as if writer/director Rian Johnson provided an answer to that question in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, it turns out that we don’t have the full picture quite yet. According to co-writer/director J.J. Abrams, “there’s more to the story” about Rey’s parents that will be revealed in this year’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Read his new quotes below. In a new in...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Johnson, Lucasfilm, Adam Driver, Rian Johnson, Simon Pegg, Emilia Clarke, Daisy Ridley, J J Abrams, Rey, Peter, Abrams, Skywalker


Don Cheadle Talks ‘War Machine’ Movie That Never Happened and the Evolution of Rhodey in the MCU

Colonel James Rhodes has been part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the beginning. While it was Terrence Howard who played Tony Stark’s military buddy in the original Iron Man, the sequel brought in Don Cheadle as the character and they’ve never looked back. Though he’s now an integral part of The Avengers with his own suit of armor and weapons, there was a time when a War Machine movie would have let him take off on a solo adventure. While making the publicity rounds for Avengers: Endgam...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, War Machine, Thanos, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Don-Cheadle, The Avengers, James Rhodes, Rhodes, Cheadle, Tony Stark, Terrence Howard, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Iron-Man


Road to Endgame: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a Superhero Comedy About the Horrors of Colonialism

(Welcome to  Road to Endgame , where we revisit the first 22 movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and ask, “How did we get here?” In this edition:  Thor: Ragnarok  reinvents the God of Thunder through a Maori  lens.) Thor’s first solo film, Thor , narrowly missed a coherent character arc. His second, Thor: The Dark World ,  didn’t give him one at all. For a number of years, the God of Thunder was, at once, one of the most popular Avengers, and one of the least narratively interestin...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Matt Damon, Earth, Features, New Zealand, Uma Thurman, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Road, Asgard, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Anthony Hopkins, Hulk, Hopkins


‘Birds of Prey’ Gets a Fantabulous Logo as Filming Wraps

Birds of Prey has wrapped production this week, and the Warner Bros. superhero movie commemorated the occasion with a reveal of the film’s logo — snuggled right underneath Margot Robbie‘s very festive Harley Quinn outfit. See the Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of Harley Quinn) logo below. Birds of Prey Logo View this post on Instagram That’s a wrap! ? A post shared by LuckyChap Ente...
Tags: Movies, Harley Quinn, Huntress, Birds Of Prey, Gotham City, Warner Bros, Rosie Perez, Margot Robbie, Ewan McGregor, Warner Brothers, Harley, Chris Messina, Comic Book/Superhero, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett Bell, LuckyChap Entertainment


‘Y: The Last Man’ Loses Both Showrunners But Still Moves Forward at FX

A year after FX ordered a pilot adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s highly acclaimed comic series Y: The Last Man, showrunners Aida Mashaka Croal and Michael Green announced that they are parting ways with the project. But this won’t be the last you’ll be hearing of the series. FX is reportedly still moving forward with the long-gestating series that the network first began developing in 2015. In a tweet released Monday, Y The Last Man showrunners Aida Mashaka Croal and Michael G...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Green, Adaptation, FX, Entertainment Weekly, Vaughan, D J Caruso, Michael-Green, Guerra, Brian K Vaughan, Comic Book/Superhero, Y:-The-Last-Man, Pia Guerra, Aida Mashaka Croal


‘Hellboy’ and ‘Missing Link’ Bomb From a ‘Little’ Competition at Weak Weekend Box Office

This weekend’s Hellboy box office was…well, hell. The Neil Marshall-helmed comic book reboot was met with the cold shoulder from audiences on its opening weekend, earning $12 million, beneath reigning champ Shazam! and the Regina Hall comedy Little. But it wasn’t the only anticipated new film to be beaten by a Little competition. Laika’s Missing Link, which earned rave reviews and followed up the stop-motion animation studio’s Oscar-nominated Kubo and the Two Strings, also flopped at the box of...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Animation, Box Office, Hellboy, Kubo, Little, CinemaScore, Mike Mignola, Lionsgate Films, Comic Book/Superhero, Golden Army, Neil Marshall, Missing Link


‘Cloak and Dagger’ Offers an Origin Story for Mayhem With “Shadow Selves”

This week’s Cloak and Dagger episode, “Shadow Selves,” was the origin story for Mayhem we needed. But it was also more than that—it was a study of how the emotion of mayhem can actually be used for good when it’s channeled in the right way. The episode also gave us our first internal look at the Darkforce Dimension.   Let’s dive into what we learned about Mayhem this week. Roxxon plus trauma equals disaster Roxxon chemicals are dangerous enough on their own. But they’re even more da...
Tags: Television, Movies, Features, New Orleans, Freeform, Tyrone, Tandy, Delgado, Brigid, Mayhem, Dagger, Comic Book/Superhero, Adina, Cloak and Dagger, Featured Stories Sidebar, Roxxon


Road to Endgame: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is a Great ‘Iron Man 4,’ But a Middling Spidey Movie

(Welcome to  Road to Endgame , where we revisit the first 22 movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and ask, “How did we get here?” In this edition:  Spider-Man: Homecoming  offers an on-the-ground perspective of the Avengers’ world, but little else) The film’s “Homecoming” sub-title sent a singular message to fans worldwide: this was Spider-Man back where he belonged, at the House of Ideas, alongside characters he’d shared the page with for over 50 years. In order to re-establish him, Marv...
Tags: New York, Movies, New York City, Marvel, Features, Snapchat, Queens, Holland, Road, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Michael Keaton, Parker, Sam Raimi, Tony Stark, Tom Holland


Road to Endgame: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ is a Soulful Space Opera About Cycles of Abuse and the Road to Change

(Welcome to  Road to Endgame , where we revisit the first 22 movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and ask, “How did we get here?” In this edition:  Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  deals with cycles of abuse, and becomes unintentional commentary on its director’s firing.) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2  occupies a noteworthy place in the Marvel Universe, thanks to both its unique dramatic focus and to the real-world firing of James Gunn. The returning writer-director had, by this point, ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Bradley Cooper, Thor, Road, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Kurt Russell, Vin Diesel, Electric Light Orchestra, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2, Odin, Gunn, Quill, Stephen Strange


‘Mighty Mouse’ Live-Action/Animated Hybrid Movie in the Works from ‘The Meg’ Co-Writers

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…mouse? With the movie industry saturated with superheroes, you’d be forgiven for rolling your eyes at the prospect of a new one hitting the scene. But what if that new hero was in fact one of the oldest superheroes in American pop culture history? And he’s a mouse? Mighty Mouse is the next superhero to soar to the big screen, with Paramount Animations developing a live-action/animated hybrid feature film based on the Terrytoons character first created in 1942. ...
Tags: Movies, Animation, Adaptation, Paramount Pictures, Jason Statham, Ralph Bakshi, Meg, Jon, Klein, Izzy, Dave Bautista, Screenwriting, Comic Book/Superhero, Isadore, Erich Hoeber, Mighty Mouse


Disney+ Will Play a Major Part in the Post-‘Avengers: Endgame’ Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kevin Feige Says

At Disney’s Investor Day promoting the unveiling of the highly anticipated streaming platform Disney+, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige revealed that the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is not just on the big screen, but on every other screen. “A post-Endgame MCU will be extremely different and extremely focused on Disney+ tying into our future,” Feige said during his presentation of various Marvel Disney+ originals in the works for the streaming service, including WandaVision, Falcon &...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Marvel Studios, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Peggy Carter, Kevin-Feige, Howard Stark, Steve Rogers, Marvel Disney, MCU, What If, Comic Book/Superhero, Feige



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