Sweet Christmas! We are only four months away from the debut of ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage‘ on Netflix and it feels like it can’t get here quick enough! Fortunately some new photos surfaced online taken from the ‘Luke Cage’ set. The images feature Mike Colter as Cage in an intense fight sequence, a new villain emerges, and a cameo from a character previously seen in a different Netflix/Marvel series. (more…)
George Miller (Mad Max, Happy Feet) had a fantastic story and plans to develop a superhero team film which would have pre-dated The Avengers. Budget was agreed upon, the location for filming was decided, the principal shooting for the film was set to begin. Heck, even a title was chosen… Justice League Mortal. Then the writer’s strike of 2007 and Warner Bros. indefinitely putting the hold on what could have been an outstanding film which held true to the comic books. (more…)
The reboot of Ghostbusters featuring an all-female cast has been a point of contention ever since Sony Pictures announced plans to bring the hit 1984 film into the 21st century. Many fans of the original 80’s Ghostbusters starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and Rick Moranis, question as to why attempt to reboot a film that was beautifully and cleverly created by Ivan Reitman. Others are chiming in by comparing the 80’s version with this latest. There are even a small group of misogynistic individuals attacking the movie for making the four lead characters women. Regardless where it comes from, the fact is director Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters, arriving in theaters on July 15th, is not getting the press it would like prior to its release. Enter Sony domestic marketing President Dwight Caines. (more…)
This season of The Flash has been a blast. You can read Nerd Bastard’s review here. We got to see Earth-2, Cisco discovered even cooler powers, we got to see a better version of Harrison Wells, and got yet another badass speedster bad guy in the form of Zoom. Once again Barry Allen was tested in ways he could never imagine. Just like in the end of season one, season two opened the doors for eve crazier storylines for next season. We might actually get to see the Flashpoint storyline next season, crossing fingers.
The Captain America craze continues! Yesterday we looked at the trending hashtag of #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend that was circulating on Twitter urging Disney to make Steve Rogers homosexual or bisexual. Now today, being New Comics Wednesday, Marvel is adding to Cap’s near-omnipotence with the release of Captain America: Steve Rogers #1. Not only is the patriotic superhero everywhere and anywhere these days, but a secret has been revealed as to Captain America’s true self <Spoilers Ahead> (more…)
There are some new rumors floating around the Internet about Hugh Jackman‘s last run at Wolverine. We’ve already heard that Wolverine 3 will be “R” rated, include Patrick Stewart‘s Professor X, and be set in the future drawing heavily on the Old Man Logan story line. This latest bit comes from the Nerdist, reporting a source close to the production, that Wolverine will be facing not just Boyd Holbrook‘s as yet un-named original villain, but a number of familiar Wolverine adversaries.
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Captain America: Civil War looks to be the film that has officially kicked off the 2016 summer movie season. Sequels, just like the previously mentioned Marvel flick, will dominate the next few months. People are anticipating such follow-ups as X-Men: Apocalypse, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Conjuring 2, Now You See Me 2, Finding Dory, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Purge: Election Year, Ghostbusters, Star Trek Beyond, Ice Age: Collision Course, and Jason Bourne. But the film coming out this June has been a long time coming for gamers… Warcraft. (more…)
You might think that being the guy that helped guide Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy to two-and-a-half billion dollars at the global box office might buy you a little slack, but that seems to not be the case for Charles Roven. Roven, who was the producer of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel, and Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, is reportedly the latest casualty in the studio shake-up at Warner Bros. after the less than uproarious reaction to the official launch of the DC Comics Extended Universe. He will be taking a step back to take on a more overseer role for the DCEU films. (more…)