As nerdy fans wait for Captain Marvel to come out in March, their heads are starting to swim with all the possibilities, mysteries, and theories swirling around the MCU. After all, Captain Marvel leads into Avengers 4, the film that hopes to save half the universe. Will everyone come back? Will they not?
Moreover, Captain America himself is confirmed to be leaving the role soon. For the conspiracy theorists, all of this just begs contemplation. Where will the MCU go after Avengers 4?
Well, this writer has an idea and even a thesis. You see, there have been small developments in the films pointing to a very popular comic becoming the new face of the MCU. It has been slowly building and, with Avengers 4, might actually come to fruition. What might be this comic? Well, Young Avengers, of course.
Ant-Man and the Wasp premiered this weekend to excited fans. While not as gut-wrenching as Avengers: Infinity War, the film had a humor and heart to it that Marvel lovers might need right about now.
Even more importantly, though, it now marks us being only one film away from Avengers 4.
In wait of the heart-stopping, intense film, let’s look at some of the Ant-Man facts that might mean intriguing things for the future of the MCU. (more…)
With the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War so close, we are all dying to get any hint of a clue as to the plot we’re all on hyper-alert for anything that remotely feels like a firm detail. And in the latest TV spot, there is a split-second flash of Iron Man and Star-Lord looking quite tense.
Indie cinema’s bad boy who blasted his way into the mainstream movie scene as Marvel‘s billionaire playboy genius Tony Stark, Robert Downey Jr is the cool kid that everyone in the playground wants to hang out with. As generous as he is suave and apparently limitlessly talented, there are people out there who would give a lot just to hang out with him for one day. But, with a new fundraising initiative aiming to raise money for Random Act Funding, the charity co-founded by Robert and Susan Downey, you now have the opportunity to spend a day with the actor on the set of the next Avengers movie. (more…)
Marvel tweeted out an announcement teaser yesterday that turns out to be a partnership with video game maker Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics, and Eidos Montreal to bring the Marvel Universe to gamers worldwide. Promising a brand new story line involving all your favorite Avengers characters. Check out the announcement video below. (more…)
Filming started today in Atlanta on one of the largest projects in movie history, the much anticipated all star crossover event films Avengers: Infinity War and an untitled sequel that are being shot back to back. The culmination of eight years of world building by Marvel Studios that started with a gamble on an former fallen movie star with a less than stellar reputation began shooting today with an estimated budget in the area of $500 million, making it one of the largest productions ever with, by the time it releases, an unprecedented 18 unique films tied into the film’s cinematic universe.
For a relatively niche part of the Marvel universe, Guardians of the Galaxy was an enormous hit when it was released in cinemas in 2014. Between Chris Pratt’s crude yet quirky Star Lord and the absurdly lovable duo of Rocket and Groot, it had all the right ingredients to make people laugh and warm their hearts. It came as no surprise when a sequel was announced and the fan base has only grown since the trailer for the new movie was released recently and we all got a look at Baby Groot in action. (more…)
The Doctor is in and ready to fix all the Avengers woes, one diagnosis at a time. Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is ready to use his vast medical knowledge and sarcastic wit to help his fellow heroes. Who’s hurt and how’s he gonna fix’um all up? Click through to find out! (more…)