From a black suit, web armor, a brown paper bag, and many other costumes, Spider-Man has gone through more wardrobe changes than most. Regardless of his ever revolving attire, it’s that classic red and blue costume that is synonymous with the character. That motif has seen a number of variations in both comics and film. The best realized is arguably the suit Andrew Garfield wore in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. We won’t get to see that suit again of course, as we have a new Spider-Man in Tom Holland, who’ll be appearing under the Marvel banner in Captain America: Civil War. With this being yet another Spider-Man reboot in under 5 years, one has to wonder if Marvel will go with a radically different design. A supposed tweet from the films directors has implied that is the case. And now a user on Reddit seems to confirm the completely different design. (more…)
Spider-Man getting out of Sony’s deathgrip and coming back to Marvel was all fans ever really wanted. Now that he’s back in Marvels loving bosom, there is much dissent and loathing from fans at the prospect of a new film. Jon Watts got the gig to direct a new Spider-Man movie with Tom Holland cast as ole’ web head, and no one fan seems too excited about it. Fans got what they wanted and they’re unhappy about it, at least going by Internet chatter anyway. Given there’s been 5 Spider-Man movies in the last 10 or so years, with the last two being a botched rebootening, its understandable that fans are hesitant to welcome Spidey back to theaters. It does feel like only yesterday that Andrew Garfield was announced as the new Spider-Man.
Director Jon Watts certainly has a challenge selling fans on another cinematic Spidey adventure, but he’s taking it head-on. In a recent Interview withEW, he’s said some words that may be assuring to fanboys. Additionally, USA Today talked to Spider-Man screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein about the film, as well regarding the tonality and little something about the characters origin. (more…)
You are already likely aware that Hot Toys are the premier purveyors of collectible display pieces and other high end desirables; praised for their extreme attention to detail throughout the entire production process, as well as their outstanding products. From Star Wars to Marvel, DC and many other brands, Hot Toys are the master makers. Their ever growing assortment of statues and figurines is the stuff nerd dreams are made of.
What you may not know, however, is what Hot Toys creative process is, how those wonderful toys are made. Well, a new video shows how the company produces such intricately detailed collectible action figures for adults. Sculpting, painting and a bunch of guys talking in Korean. Check it out: (more…)
Even before they had the idea to create a great big interconnected universe of movies, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have been trying to crack the “Wonder Woman code.” It’s been start and stop for a long time at the studio as they’ve tried to develop a big screen Wonder Woman movie with a long line of various writers and directors each trying to do what shouldn’t be that impossible: make a gosh darn Wonder Woman movie! Well, here’s a positive sign. It seems like Gal Gadot now has a male lead and co-star for her first solo Wonder Woman adventure. Get ready Chris Pine, you’re about to beam up to Paradise Island. (Or possibly crash-land.) (more…)
While there’s still a ton of time to kill before the March 25th premiere date of Zack Snyder‘s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the PR machine at Warner Bros. isn’t letting anyone forget this movie is on the way. It isn’t another trailer, but there are some new pictures floating around the web courtesy of Empire Magazine. (more…)
Every once in a while, a television series hits living rooms and truly changes the way that people look at the world around them. I Love Lucy presented its fans with an interracial marriage to chew on; MASH gave viewers a new perspective on a war that had ended decades before the series premiered; NYPD Blue not only gave audiences a gritty take on New York’s finest but also pushed network television to its limits, expanding on what censors would allow on primetime television. Then, there are shows like Married With Children, that basically mirror the society in which we live. The classic sitcom gave viewers a family that was perfect in their imperfections and celebrated dysfunction. Now, almost twenty years since the series ended, it appears that the series is hoping to make history again with a new spinoff, if reports are to be believed. (more…)
The helm of the Punisher in films has been played by: Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane and Ray Stevenson, with each iteration only being only slightly better than the last. Marvel’s Daredevil Season Two on Netflix’s will see The Punisher on screen once more, this time played by Walking Dead‘s Jon Bernthal. Will fans get a proper Punisher this time around? According to ex-Daredevil showrunner, Steven DeKnight, fans can expect this version of the character to be true to the comic series. (more…)
Obviously, Daredevil generated a lot of excitement when it premiered on Netflix earlier this year. Although Marvel Studios‘ other television endeavours haven’t been universally-praised, the Netflix format and distribution structure were definite assets for Daredevil, a bone-crunching, high-stakes, complex crime drama. But can lightening strike twice? Netflix has four more Marvel series to launch, and the next up at plate is Jessica Jones. Expected later this year, Jones can be seen as almost a bigger gamble than Daredevil, but after the success of the Man Without Fear’s series, can the private investigator formally known as Jewel possibly surpass expectations with her own series? Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg is betting on ‘Yes.’ (more…)