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ZOE SALDANA On GAMORA In GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Preview

Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

Zoe Saldana is becoming the modern queen of sci-fi. After iconic roles in Star Trek and Avatar, the actress is bringing a Marvel Comics femme fatale to the big screen in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Saldana is gorgeous in green skin as Gamora – soldier, assassin, seductress and daughter of Thanos (last seen The Avengers.)

Marvel released a new featurette with Saldana explaining what makes Gamora tick.

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Extended Trailer

Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

The geek universe is buzzing at light speed after a lucky few experienced an IMAX preview of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy with more action, more classic rock and roll and a first look at Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead) as blue-skinned warrior Yondu.

 

For the rest of us mere mortals here’s an extended look (aka trailer #3 via CBM trailers) as Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) declares the “losers” of the universe and attempts to rally his fellow criminals into uniting against the threat of Ronan (Lee Pace) while sparring in hilarious exchanges with Rocket (Bradley Cooper.)

 

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BRANDON ROUTH Joins ARROW As ATOM

The Atom courtesy DC Comics

The Atom courtesy DC Comics

Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) will play another DC Comics superhero. Routh will join the cast of Arrow as scientist Ray Palmer (The Atom) next season according to TV Line.

 

The report says Palmer will be the new owner of Oliver Queen’s family corporation and a possible love interest for Felicity Smoak. Palmer is a scientist with the ability to grow and shrink his body and other objects. Continue reading

First Look: HENRY CAVILL In BATMAN v. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

photo by Clay Enos, courtesy Warner Brothers, a USA Today exclusive

photo by Clay Enos, courtesy Warner Brothers, a USA Today exclusive

Here’s a first look at Henry Cavill in costume as the Man of Steel from the upcoming Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice from USA Today.

 

Are those rain-soaked rooftops from Metropolis or Gotham City?

 

The super-powered sequel is now filming in Detroit.

 

Cavill is back as the DC Comics icon ready to take on Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) and the vigilante who will become his greatest ally.

 

The upcoming sequel reintroduces the Dark Knight (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman and Cyborg – setting the stage for a Justice League film. Continue reading

Top Comics Picks For July 2, 2014

Original Sin #4 courtesy Marvel

Original Sin #4 courtesy Marvel

Original Sin #4 The search for The Watcher’s killer led to a shocking murder committed by Winter Soldier but just when you thought Jason Aaron could make your jaw drop even more…let’s just say“What the Nick!?” has been going on all these years!? The Watcher’s death unleashed Marvel’s greatest secrets turning teammate against teammate but Nick Fury has been keeping the biggest lie up and running – but why?

 

Rocket Raccoon #1 Rocket’s heroic days a Guardian of the Galaxy may be over Continue reading

BRYAN SINGER X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Script Reveal

Apocalypse revealed on the cover of X-Men #182 courtesy Marvel

Apocalypse revealed on the cover of X-Men #182 courtesy Marvel

Bryan Singer revealed what looks like the page one of the script treatment for X-Men: Apocalypse.

 

It looks like Singer’s first post on Instagram. If this is the case it could be the director is switching social media forums. Singer was a one-man public relations machine with his Twitter posts during the making of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Continue reading

ANDY SERKIS On AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Role

courtesy 20th Century Fox

courtesy 20th Century Fox

Andy Serkis (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Lord of the Rings) is a motion-capture consultant on Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars VII and now reveals he has an expanded role in the Marvel sequel according to Variety.

 

“The Imaginarium is the performance capture consultant, and I’m playing a role in both films. On The Avengers, I’ve been working closely with Mark Ruffalo,” Serkis said.

 

Ruffalo plays Bruce Banner who transforms into the Hulk.” Continue reading

GUARDIANS 3000 Brings Back DAN ABNETT

Guardians 3000 #1 courtesy Marvel

Guardians 3000 #1 courtesy Marvel

The original Guardians of the Galaxy are back in brand new series from Dan Abnett and Gerardo Sandoval.

The current cast of the hit comic book series and upcoming Marvel movie are the new generation of heroes to have the moniker.

The original version of the team were survivors of a massive war who banded together in the 31st century against the Brotherhood of the Badoon.

Vance Astro, Starhawk, Charlie 27, Yondu and Martinex unite against new threats in the future Marvel Universe.

The originals return in Guardians 3000 #1 in October. Continue reading

NEW AVENGERS MOVIE For Your Consideration

New Avengers #20 courtesy Marvel

New Avengers #20 courtesy Marvel

For Your Consideration:

 

Earth’s Mightiest Heroes face the ultimate evil android in Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015 and possibly Thanos in Avengers 3 in 2017.
Doctor Strange is getting his own solo film and will likely the third Avengers.

 

As I read this week’s New Avengers #20 I couldn’t help but imagine Hickman’s epic starring The Illuminati as a big screen adventure. Continue reading