The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has exponentially grown to become one of the dominant franchises in pop culture. After Nick Fury first appeared at the end of Iron Man and warned Tony Stark that he was part of a much larger world, the MCU has continued to grow. In addition to more than 12 films in the can (with 10 more on the way), the MCU expanded into television with such shows as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, and the many Netflix shows (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders) either completed or in development. The one thing that has remained constant between the two mediums was the interconnectivity of them., like how Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was tied in a big way to the events of Captain America: Winter Soldier. Ever since then, many of the TV shows will name drop events that have happened during the films, and Marvel prided itself on its interconnectivity. But can the reverse come true? (more…)
Are Disney suits polishing the brass on their own personal Superhero Titanic?
Yesterday, news broke regarding Edgar Wright’s departure from Ant-Man, the Phase Three Marvel MCU picture he had been developing with the studio for the last eight years. Details we sketchy regarding his exit, but with the film this close to shooting, speculation ran rampant around the Internet (as it tends to do). Today, Latino Review has dropped one of their patented “inside scoops” regarding the Wright disaster while almost simultaneously breaking the news that Cabin In the Woods director Drew Goddard has left the Daredevil series Marvel was developing with Netflix. The reports on both are troubling, to say the least, as it reads like Disney and Marvel suits are meddling in the creative galley, to the point that their talent are jumping ship left and right.
Even the best super heroes have days in which they wish they had just stayed in bed, ate candy, and watched soap operas all day. Junaid Chundrigar translated this thought into a terrific animated short that includes some of this NerdBastards favorite Marvel superheros. Below are some links and information and credits from Junaid’s Vimeo page.
I just have one question, female superheros don’t have bad days?
I decided to make this short animation after drawing some Marvel characters in a cartoony style: imajunationblog.blogspot.com/2012/03/after-seeing-new-avengers-trailer-i.html
A short by: JUNAID CHUNDRIGAR
Music by: JORIS HERMY
Sound design by: ERIK GRIEKSPOOR
Hulk explosion: THIJS VIEGERS