The ongoing LMD story-line in Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD is finally coming to an end leaving fans of the show asking what’s next? Well, not wanting to disappoint, ABC’s hit Marvel property teased the return of a fan-favorite original cast member everyone thought would never be seen again! Of course, this being a comic book-based television show, nobody really stays dead or lost in another reality forever. Thanks to Marvel’s use of creative writing, it looks like “you know who” will be making a return to the show when it kicks off its upcoming Agents of Hydra arc. Warning: SPOILERS ahead!
It was a bit of a drag when Marvel removed their Inhumans movie from their Phase Three slot. However, we all breathed a sigh of relief when it was announced that Black Bolt and the Inhuman Royal Family would instead show up on the small screen later on this year. First premiering the first two episodes on Imax screen in a limited release, the show would then be broadcast on ABC this September. Filming is scheduled to begin next month in Hawaii. So far there have been a few casting announcements for a few roles including Arrow’s Elysia Rotaru to play Medusa as well as Owen Harn and Eliana Jones playing Gorgon and Crystal. Many wondered about who would play Maximus, Black Bolt’s brother, and the Loki to his Thor. Maximus has always been power hungry, and a great villain in the comic books. They just announced who will play Maximus, and the casting couldn’t be more perfect!
Within two weeks, we will see Hugh Jackman’s final ride as Wolverine in Logan. Jackman has played the titular character since 2000’s X-Men one of the first successful comic book movies that kickstarted our current “superhero cinema” phase. Although Jackman was taller than his comic book counterpart, he has encapsulated the core of the character very well. At the age of 48, he has decided to hang up his claws and Logan will be is final outing. Many critics have already seen the movie at press screenings over the last few weeks. However, they were barred from saying anything due to a press embargo. Well, that embargo was lifted at 4:30 PM yesterday and now the reviews are flooding in. So how did Logan do?
Marvel’s Black Panther is currently in production, that doesn’t mean we can’t get a glimpse of what we can possibly expect for the upcoming movie.
Chadwick Boseman will be getting his own superhero film, reprising his role from Captain America: Civil War as (now) King T’Challa, who after returning home after the events of the third Captain America to assume the throne, only to find out old enemies challenging his leadership. The movie featuring such names as Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Andy Serkis, and countless others, doesn’t hit theaters until Feb. 16, 2018, some concept art has been unveiled in the upcoming Doctor Strange DVD/Blu-Ray release showcases concept art for the upcoming film. Giving us a great look at what we can expect when we go to Wakanda.
Doctor Strange, the most recent installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has certainly left its mark. Now up for an Oscar for Visual Effects, it has earned its place among its better known partner films. In anticipation of the film’s DVD/Bluray release date, Marvel Studios has released a teaser for the Doctor Strange gag reel. It’s as funny as one would expect.
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Are you one of the many Marvel fans that has been waiting for years to see Runaways brought to life? Since it was announced that Hulu would be producing an original show based on the comic book series for the streaming service, eager fans have been patiently awaiting any bit of news on the progress of the production. The comic book series, which focuses on a group of teens who find out their parents are part of a society of villains, has very loyal fans; fans that will likely be rather vocal when it comes to all aspects of the new Hulu series. Today, Marvel brings good news to even the most discerning of those fans. The Pride (which is the name of the aforementioned society of villains) has officially been cast and, as usual, Marvel got it right. (more…)
The first full trailer for the upcoming Marvel and Netflix series Iron Fist has finally made its way onto the Internet. The fourth in the fantastic Marvel/Netflix street level superhero universe brings us the last of the upcoming Defenders and sets the stage for bigger things. There’s more than just one familiar face in the trailer. Rosario Dawson‘s Claire, the glue that seems to hold this universe together is there along with the villainous Madame Gau played by Wai Ching Ho. (more…)
For everyone who grew up during the ’90s and watched the original X-Men The Animated Series, it looks like Marvel has begun development of another entry into the X-Universe and it may be more adult-oriented than previous attempts. There are not many details yet as to who is developing the show and for which network, but a recent leak/rumor has indicated that an announcement should be coming sometime this year.
NerdBastards readers, we’ve come to bargain. The gang at HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) are at it again, this time around they’re looking at Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel‘s Doctor Strange. Check out what they think should have happened below or we could just keep posting We’ve come to bargain until you get tired like Dormammu and click the link. (more…)
Things are finally happening for Marvel and ABC Family’s (Now called Freeform) long-gestating Cloak & Dagger series as the two lead roles have been cast. Joe Pokaski will be the showrunner for the series based on Ed Hannigan and Bill Mantlo‘s pair of superhero teens. Olivia Holt (I Didn’t Do It) will play Tandy Bowen (Dagger) and Aubrey Joseph (The Night Of) will play Tyrone Johnson (Cloak). You can check out the character descriptions below. (more…)