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Superhero Bits: A New Era For Captain America, The Batman Posters & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Marvel doubles down on new "Captain America.""Eternals" did really well on Disney+."The Batman" gets a pair of new posters.A "Marvel Zombies" board game is probably happening...
Tags: Movies, News, Australia, Ben Affleck, Disney, America, Robert Pattinson, Batman, James Gunn, Marvel Comics, Cmon, Captain America, Val Kilmer, Samba, John Cena, Alex Ross


Alfred Molina Was A Little Too Attached To His Doc Ock Tentacles

Alfred Molina has been the talk of the town lately, thanks to his return as Doc Ock, one of Spider-Man's most formidable foes on the silver screen in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 2,"  arguably the greatest superhero film ever made. Dr. Otto Octavius and his villainous alter ego, Doctor Octopus, has long been one of the web-slinger's most prominent adversaries, and he became even more menacing in "Spider-Man: No Way Home." But like many Spider-Man villains, Molina imbued the comic book villain with su...
Tags: Movies, FLO, Harry, Associated Press, Spider Man, Peter, Otto, Larry, Molina, Moe, Sam Raimi, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, Alfred Molina, Doc Ock


Superhero Bits: Moon Knight Cast Reacts To The Trailer, Willem Dafoe's Joker Pitch & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:"Moon Knight" gets a poster and a synopsisWillen Dafoe has a pitch for playing JokerThe Batman Oreos get a trailer (yes, really)The Amazing Spider-Man is starting over with a...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Egypt, Robert Pattinson, Ethan Hawke, Batman, Warner Bros, Oscar Isaac, Gq, Grant, Cw, Joaquin Phoenix, Cool Stuff, Steven, Naomi


Spider-Man Comic Page Sells for Record $3.36M Bidding

A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at auction Thursday for a record $3.36 million. From a report: Mike Zeck's artwork for page 25 from Marvel Comics' "Secret Wars No. 8" brings the first appearance of Spidey's black suit. The symbiote suit would eventually lead to the emergence of the character Venom. The record bidding, which started at $330,000 and soared past $3 million, came on the first day of Heritage Auctions' four-day comic event in Dallas. The previous recor...
Tags: Tech, Dallas, Spidey, Mike Zeck


A page of Spider-Man comic book history just sold for $3 million

The moment when Spidey first donned his all-black suit fetched $3.36 million at auction earlier this week, becoming the "world's most valuable page of original comic book artwork," according to Heritage Auctions.
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5 Comics To Read Before Watching Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

"Doctor Strange" was released in 2016 and it introduced us to an entirely new side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Benedict Cumberbatch's Stephen Strange opening the door to the realm of the mystic arts. While we've seen a great deal of Strange, as well as magic, in the MCU since -- including in "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Spider-Man: No Way Home" -- Cumberbatch has yet to get a solo sequel. That all changes in 2022, as "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is finally set to hit...
Tags: Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Young Avengers, Cumberbatch, Thor, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Stephen, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, Elizabeth Olsen, Peter, Jack Russell, Sam Raimi, Raimi, Spidey


What Spider-Man: No Way Home's Oscar Buzz Owes To Superhero Movie Darlings That Came Before

Despite the many challenges of debuting in the midst of a global pandemic, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" has barely slowed down, continuing to shatter box office records and exceed already high expectations. In addition to being Sony's biggest movie to date, the latest Spidey flick has now secured a spot in the top 10 highest-grossing movies of all time, with a whopping $1.36 billion globally. But just because the web-slinger has earned a place in film history — at least when it comes to the questio...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Harvey Weinstein, Sony, Stephen Daldry, Kate Winslet, Batman, Amy Adams, Academy, Joaquin Phoenix, Black Panther, Oscarssowhite, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Ryan Scott, Kevin Feige, Spidey


Zendaya Pulls Classy Move Before ‘Euphoria’ Season Premiere

The actor used her own Spidey sense to reach out to viewers.
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Andrew Garfield Had Lots Of Fun Lying About Spider-Man: No Way Home

For some Hollywood actors, particularly those bound up in the web of secrecy surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe, non-disclosure agreements are a burden. Then there's "The Amazing Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield, who describes the experience of lying to the press as "rather stressful but also weirdly enjoyable."Garfield's return in "Spider-Man: No Way Home," alongside fellow former Spider-Man actor Tobey Maguire, was pretty much the world's worst-kept secret in the lead-up to the release ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Garfield, Andrew, Spidey, TheWrap, Tobey


Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Rules Again, ‘The 355’ Misfires

Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o and the cast of Universal’s globe-trotting espionage thriller “The 355” were no match for “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which dominated at the box office in its fourth weekend. The latest Spidey adventure, starring Tom Holland as the title web-slinger, collected a leading $33 million from 4,108 theaters between Friday […]
Tags: Box Office, Tom Holland, Spidey, Jessica Chastain Penelope Cruz Lupita Nyong, The 355, Spider-Man: No Way Home


Manhattan Apartments That Peter Parker Could Actually Afford To Rent

Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Spider-Man: No Way Home."At the end of "Spider-Man: No Way Home," young Peter Parker needs to get his own apartment in Manhattan, and though the apartment shown on screen isn't the height of luxury, it's still pretty darn nice for his budget and location! Which got us thinking ... what kind of apartment could Peter Parker actually afford in Manhattan these days? New York City has notoriously high rent rates that have only gotten less affordable since Sam Raimi's "Spi...
Tags: New York, Movies, New York City, Manhattan, Tom Cruise, Avengers, Harlem, St Marks, Central Park, Peter, Pete, Sam Raimi, Tony Stark, Spidey, Peter Parker, Hannah Shaw




Why Has Tom Holland's Spider-Man Never Been The Star Of His Own Movie?

As "Spider-Man: No Way Home" continues its theatrical rollout worldwide, more audiences are getting to experience the movie, which is really the eighth leg in the live-action Spider-Man film series, as opposed to just a continuation of Tom Holland's Spidey adventures in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In "No Way Home," Holland, as Peter Parker, has to deal with a sudden influx of "multiversal trespassers," supervillains from Sony movies past who are now encroaching on his MCU territory. In a way,...
Tags: Home, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr, Beck, America, Mit, Netflix, Prague, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sony, Holland, Batman, Jamie Foxx, Strange, Thor


Andrew Garfield Says Being On Set With Tobey Maguire And Tom Holland Was Pretty Special (And Hilarious)

At long last, the time for lies is over! Andrew Garfield has been freed from the shackles of Marvel secrecy and now that he's no longer forced to lie directly to our faces, he can talk about his thrilling appearance in "Spider-Man: No Way Home." This means a couple of very important things are finally in play: first, we can spend all our time showering Garfield with much deserved praise for being the funniest and most loveable part of the movie. Second, we can hear all the fun on-set gossip! The...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Holland, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Garfield, Peter, Tom, Peters, Variety, Maguire, Tom Holland, Spidey, Tobey, Tammy Faye


Phil Lord And Chris Miller Tease Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are back on the Oscar campaign trail, promoting the best animated feature frontrunner "The Mitchells vs The Machines." The duo served as producers on the film, ushering Mike Rianda and Jeff Rowe through the process of bringing their explosively imaginative film to life. The thrills of this promotion period are abundant: not only do we get to reflect on the creative majesty that is "Mitchells," but we also get a few opportunities to learn more about the much-anticipated...
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The Marvel Media Of 2021, Ranked

2021 will go down in history as Marvel's busiest year ever, for better or worse. Following an unplanned hiatus in response to an unprecedented pandemic, Marvel Studios hit the ground running two weeks into the year and rarely slowed down in its 50-week jog, dominating the Disney+ streaming service and convincing American audiences to brave movie theaters in a time where large gatherings in small spaces was considered a deadly combination. Meanwhile, other productions not directly affiliated with...
Tags: Television, Movies, Marvel, Disney, America, Woody Harrelson, Batman, Thor, Kate, Hulu, Avengers, Tom Hardy, Marvel Studios, Hailee Steinfeld, Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Renner


‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ to Flatten Star-Studded Espionage Thriller ‘The 355’ at the Box Office

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” will keep trouncing its competition at the domestic box office well into the new year. Though Universal’s star-studded thriller “The 355,” the first major release of 2022, is opening nationwide, Spidey will have no trouble staying atop the charts in its fourth weekend of release. Over the weekend, “Spider-Man: No Way […]
Tags: Box Office, Spidey, The 355, Spider-Man: No Way Home


Watch: 'Miles Behind - A Spider-Man Fan Film' About Miles Morales

"Dad, I think Spider-Man's just trying to help…" Thanks to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse brilliantly introducing Miles Morales, the world now knows who this alternate universe Spider-Man is. And we need more of him! On the heels of Spider-Man: No Way Home, and while we're waiting for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse to open later this year, some intrepid fans from Northern Canada have debuted a brand new fan film to enjoy. It's called Miles Behind: A Spider-Man Fan Film and is now ava...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Davis, Short Film, Miles, Northern Canada, Spidey, Miles Morales, To Watch


The Spider-Man Connection You Likely Missed In John Wick: Chapter 2

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" is blowing minds and breaking all sorts of records right now. In fact, it's Sony Pictures' biggest movie of all time. With all of that success, it's no wonder that everyone wants in on the action. Even "John Wick" star Keanu Reeves has expressed the desire to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We even have a few great ideas for who he should play.But did you know that there's already a connection to the House of Ideas in Reeves' neo-noir action thriller franchise? It t...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Starz, John, Sony Pictures, Tobey Maguire, Keanu Reeves, Continental, Macy Gray, Ian Mcshane, Pete, Osborn, Spidey, WINSTON, Peter Parker, John Wick


Superhero Bits: New Spider-Man: No Way Home Clip, The Batman Toys Look Rough & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:"The Flash" movie is already stirring the potAnother "Spider-Man: No Way Home" clip has been released"The Batman" gets an unfortunate bit of merchandiseAn Arrowverse star is ...
Tags: Movies, News, Instagram, New Jersey, Robert Pattinson, Sony, Justice League, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Warner Bros, Thor, Andrew Garfield, Cw, Marvel Studios, Garfield, Hawkeye


Spider-Man: No Way Home Writers Considered Credits Scenes With [REDACTED]

Weeks after storming into theaters and representing many audience members' grand return to the big screen after months of playing it safe during the pandemic, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" is still making headlines. For one thing, the smash hit continues to rake it in at the box office, becoming Sony's biggest movie ever and positioning itself to land in the top 10 highest domestic earners of all time (though with the caveat of not adjusting for inflation, of course). Elsewhere, the writers of "No W...
Tags: Movies, News, Sony, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Garfield, Maguire, McKenna, Sommers, Tom Holland, Spidey, Erik Sommers, Peter Parkers, Chris McKenna


Spider-Man: No Way Home Set To Become One Of The Top 10 Highest-Grossing Movies This Weekend

Just as "Spider-Man: No Way Home" brings together multiverses, the holiday season brings people together. And despite the ongoing pandemic with new variants emerging, those people are flocking to theaters in order to see the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler's latest feature film. In fact, so many people are seeing Jon Watts' latest chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that it has become Sony Pictures' biggest movie of all time, crossing the $1 billion mark at the global box office after ju...
Tags: Movies, News, US, Sony, Sony Pictures, Marvel Comics, Avengers, James Cameron, Ryan Scott, Spidey, Peter Parker, Jon Watts, No Way Home


Venom Was Nearly In Spider-Man: No Way Home's Final Battle

You know what "Spider-Man: No Way Home" was missing? That's right, more characters.In all seriousness, the crossover extravaganza billed as the moviegoing event of 2021 easily lived up to the hype, at least in terms of stuffing the narrative full of villains and heroes from previous "Spider-Man" continuities. Somehow, against all odds, the script mostly kept its focus squarely on Tom Holland's Peter Parker and his toughest, most challenging adventure in the MCU yet. The fact that so many minute ...
Tags: Movies, News, Sony, Holland, Jamie Foxx, Tom Hardy, Ryan Scott, Brock, Hardy, McKenna, Sommers, Sam Raimi, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, Alfred Molina


How Doctor Strange 2's Delay Affected The Spider-Man: No Way Home Script

As all you movie buffs out there are painfully aware, Covid has wreaked havoc on Hollywood's release schedule for the past two years. It's been a particularly big problem for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, given how connected its films and series are and the way their stories feed into one another. In the case of "Spider-Man: No Way Home," writers Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers were still developing the movie's script when the MCU's release slate rearranged itself around them as though someone h...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Loki, McKenna, Sam Raimi, Raimi, Spidey, Peter Parker, Stephen Strange, Scott Derrickson, MCU, Michael Waldron, Karl Mordo, Erik Sommers, Chris McKenna


Spider-Man: No Way Home Is Now Sony's Biggest Movie Of All Time

It took less than two weeks: "Spider-Man: No Way Home" is officially Sony's biggest movie of all time. Yes, that's right, after a mere 13 days in theaters, the latest entry in the Marvel superhero franchise has achieved what no other movie released by the long-standing studio has before, amassing well over $1 billion at the global box office, setting records we thought might never be broken in the pandemic era. And yet, here we are.As reported by Forbes, counting Tuesday's grosses, director Jon ...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Sony, Skyfall, Forbes, Mickey Mouse, West Side Story, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, Jon Watts, No Way Home


Why Sam Raimi Wanted Venom To Stay Out Of The Movies

Everyone has a lot of thoughts about "Spider-Man 3," which is universally accepted (by Sam Raimi, too) as the weakest entry in the superhero trilogy. It was overstuffed with too many subplots, one emo Peter Parker, and a few villains treated as sideshows. One of those villains in question, of course, is Topher Grace's Venom (Eddie Brock), a character that demanded a movie of his own.Venom made his silver screen debut in the 2007 film, but its execution was rather flawed. Now "Spider-Man 3" wasn'...
Tags: Movies, Sam, Marvel Studios, Sandman, Peter, Sam Raimi, Raimi, Spidey, Peter Parker, Avi, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden, Avi Arad, Arad, Eddie Brock, Venom Eddie Brock


The Iron Man Scene In Captain America: Civil War You Didn't Realize Was Improvised

Though improv may sometimes cause you to roll your eyes (haven't we all endured a bad improv show?), great actors have used improvisation as a great tool throughout cinema history. For instance, the scene when Indiana Jones shoots a foe that tries to intimidate him with swordplay. Or how about when Willy Wonka somersaults instead of falling on his face as he approaches the contest winners in front of his factory? And of course, there's just about anything Robin Williams ever did. Another great e...
Tags: Movies, Robin Williams, Holland, Sherlock Holmes, Indiana Jones, Charlie Chaplin, Captain America, Robert, Downey, Queens New York, Robert Downey, Tony Stark, Joe Russo, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker


Sing 2, Matrix Resurrections Are No Match For Spider-Man At The Box Office

Movie theaters enjoyed a long, five-day Christmas weekend with many new releases for moviegoers to choose from, which resulted in a flood of moviegoers making their way to the box office over the holiday frame. Once again, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" crushed the competition, as was expected. But there were some silver linings this weekend, as opposed to last week when everything else drowned in the Marvel Cinematic Universe's wake. "Sing 2," "The Matrix Resurrections," and "The King's Man," among ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, Lionsgate, Disney, Paul Thomas Anderson, Box Office, Jordan, Warner Bros, Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, Denzel Washington, Kingsman, Toro, Encanto


Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Kicks Off Busy Holiday By Crossing $800 Million Globally

“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” the grand finale in Marvel’s web-slinging superhero trilogy, has crossed another major box office milestone, surpassing $800 million globally. After only 10 days on the big screen, the latest Tom Holland-led Spidey adventure has become the highest-grossing Hollywood movie of the year with $813.9 million worldwide. On Wednesday, it passed MGM’s […]
Tags: Hollywood, Box Office, MGM, Tom Holland, Spidey, Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Matrix Resurrections


The Best Characters In Spider-Man: No Way Home, Ranked

At its core, fan service is material that's been added to a film for an audience's pleasure. Usually, it's not relevant to the story. It does not care for your "Save The Cat!" beat sheet or Robert McKee's three-act structure. Even at its best, it's extraneous. I was so worried that Jon Watts' "Spider-Man: No Way Home" was going to be "Fan Service: The Movie." I am thrilled to report that it isn't. Yes, there are meta-textual gags about Tobey Maguire's back and Paul Giamatti's Rhino in "Spider-Ma...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Mit, Sony, Holland, Jamie Foxx, Strange, Andrew Garfield, James Gunn, Norman, Joel Mchale, Tom Hardy, Tobey Maguire, Paul Giamatti, Garfield, Sandman