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MORE MARVEL HEROES For CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Civil War #7 courtesy Marvel

Civil War #7 courtesy Marvel

Filming of Captain America: Civil War is underway. Chris Evans as Steve Rogers leads an all-star cast in the follow-up to Age of Ultron.

We knew Robert Downey Jr. return would return as Tony Stark. Now we know the super sequel could be hailed as an Avengers 2.5.

The film will include Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Paul Bettany as The Vision, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Don Cheadle as Jim Rhodes/War Machine, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther and Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter/Agent 13. This film could be the first time we see the new Spider-Man born from the Marvel/Sony partnership.

Based on the comics storyline, when the government passes the Superhero Registration Act – it fractures the Avengers and a Civil War among the costumed heroes doesn’t stay civil.

While the cast is packed with fan-favorites and new characters here are more characters we hope to see in the next feature: Continue reading

CAPTAIN AMERICA Writers For AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

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The writing team behind all three Captain America movies take on Earth’s Mightiest Heroes next in a cosmic two-part adventure.

Marvel announced screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeeley will write Avengers: The Infinity War, Parts I and II. The writing team will again work with directors Joe and Anthony Russo. The directing brothers of Captain America: The Winter Soldier will helm The Infinity War films. Continue reading

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Begins

Chris Evans in Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Chris Evans in Avengers: Age of Ultron courtesy Marvel

Filming begins and more stars join the cast of Captain America: Civil War making it feel like Avengers 2.5.

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. return as Steve Rogers and Tony Stark. Now we know the super sequel will include Black Widow, Falcon, Hawkeye, Winter Soldier but also new Avengers Vision, Scarlet Witch, War Machine plus Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman).

Earlier this week Marvel announced Martin Freeman joined the cast, Daniel Bruhl is playing the villain Baron Zemo, Frank Grillo is back as Brock Rumlow and the presser officially calls him Crossbones. Emily VanCamp reprises her role as Agent 13.

The biggest surprise? The return of General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross. William Hurt reprises his role as Bruce Banner’s nemesis for the first time since The Incredible Hulk. Continue reading

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Burning Questions

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They Assembled.

They Won The Day – at a price.

They Conquered the World (box-office.)

Avengers: Age of Ultron gave fans a globe-trotting, action-packed epic with new revelations about fan favorites, new characters and exciting possibilities for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Before we share our top burning questions here’s a SPOILER ALERT just in case… Continue reading

Who Is MARTIN FREEMAN Playing In CAPTAIN AMERICA CIVIL WAR?

Civil War #7 courtesy Marvel

Civil War #7 courtesy Marvel

The Doctor is in….Captain America: Civil War.

Marvel announced Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hobbit) has joined the cast of the super sequel but who will he portray?

In the comics, the government passes the Superhero Registration Act forcing all costumed heroes to give up their secret identities and work under strict regulations for the government. Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are on opposite sides leading to S.H.I.E.L.D. and Stark hunting down Cap and any hero who refuses to register.

Robert Downey Jr. will reprise his role as Iron Man, Black Panther and Spider-Man will appear. Daniel Bruhl will play Baron Zemo.

Could the man who plays Dr. Watson play an infamous Marvel doctor or another classic villain? Continue reading

New ANT-MAN Poster

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Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

How will Marvel follow the biggest movie of summer starring all their fan-favorite power players?

With a new guy who can get really small (but has a big comic book fan following.)

Marvel via Twitter shared a new poster for Ant-Man.

Leading man Paul Rudd is standing tall in the suit and you see him as hard luck thief Scott Lang surrounded by Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Canavale, Michael Pena and Michael Douglas. Continue reading

TOM HARDY Wants THE PUNISHER

Punisher #1 courtesy Marvel

Punisher #1 courtesy Marvel

Tom Hardy played a DC villain, almost played a DC badass and wants to play…a Marvel anti-hero.

Hardy is burning through the post-apocalypse in Mad Max: Fury Road this summer. He had to drop out of playing Rick Flagg in the supervillain team-up movie Suicide Squad due to a scheduling conflict.

When asked about possible comic book roles, Hardy went for a Marvel icon:

“I want the Punisher. I want the Punisher or Splinter Cell, I want something, I don’t what I want,” he told Collider.

“”I’m not big enough to be the Punisher, I’m 5’9″ Continue reading