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DWAYNE JOHNSON Confirms He’s BLACK ADAM

courtesy DC Comics via Twitter

courtesy DC Comics via Twitter

Dwayne Johnson is playing super villain Black Adam in a movie version of Shazam.

 

The actor revealed the casting via Twitter with this image of the bad guy putting the hurt on the hero:

 

“Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot.” My honor to become.. #BlackAdam #TheAntiHero #DCComics

 

Darren Lemke has been hired to write a script by New Line according to Variety. Continue reading

CHARLES SOULE’S Next MARVEL Book?

Death of Wolverine #2 courtesy Marvel

Death of Wolverine #2 courtesy Marvel

After killing an X-Man what’s next?

 

On the eve of Death of Wolverine #1 writer Charles Soule revealed he’s signed an exclusive contract with Marvel Comics in a USA Today interview. You can read why Soule signed on in his own words on his personal blog.

 

After Death of Wolverine Soule will write the first and final chapters of The Logan Legacy – a seven part limited series on the impact of Wolverine’s death and Death of Wolverine: The Weapon X Program – a five part series on Logan’s long history with the covert military operation. Continue reading

Bring CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Home

courtesy Marvel Studios

courtesy Marvel Studios

Bring Captain America: The Winter Soldier home.

Chris Evans returned as Captain America teaming up with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and new ally Sam Wilson aka The Falcon (Anthony Mackie) as they battled The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) and a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D. that took down Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson.)

The game-changing movie shook up the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe with a huge impact on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Continue reading

TWO STARS Join MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER

Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter promo art by Ferguson courtesy Marvel

Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter promo art by Ferguson courtesy Marvel

Hayley Atwell returns as Peggy Carter in Marvel’s Agent Carter, a new television series. Captain America’s lost love will have two new men in her life.

Marvel announced Chad Michael Murray (“Fruitvale Station,” “One Tree Hill“) will play SSR Agent Jack Thompson and Enver Gjokaj (“Dollhouse”) will portray Agent Daniel Sousa. Carter meets both operatives when she takes on a new role at the SSR in New York City.
“Marvel’s Agent Carter,” continues Peggy’s story after the event of Captain America: The First Avenger. Continue reading

EVANGELINE LILLY New Hair Inspires WASP COSPLAY

Avengers: The Initiative #20 courtesy Marvel.com

Avengers: The Initiative #20 courtesy Marvel.com

The geek world starting buzzing (pardon the obvious pun) after Evangeline Lilly (Lost, The Hobbit) showed off her new hair style on Instagram.

 

Lilly is playing Hope Van Dyne in Marvel’s upcoming Ant-Man movie which started shooting in San Francisco this week.

 

In the film Hope is the daughter of original Ant-Man inventor Hank Pym (Michael Douglas.) Paul Rudd is playing Scott Lang, the second Ant-Man. Continue reading

Legendary Romance of KITTY PRYDE & STAR-LORD

Legendary Star-Lord #7 courtesy Marvel

Legendary Star-Lord #7 courtesy Marvel

Peter Quill and Gamora have a flirtation in Guardians of the Galaxy on the big screen but in the comics Quill is in a long-distance budding relationship with Kitty Pryde of the X-Men!

 

Marvel shared a look at the cover for Legendary Star-Lord #7 by Paco Medina as Kitty takes command of Quill.

 

Guess they do like “pina coladas and getting caught in the rain…” like the Rupert Holmes song goes on the Awesome Megamix 1. Continue reading

MORENA BACCARIN At EMERALD CITY COMICON 2015

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1 courtesy Dark Horse Comics

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1 courtesy Dark Horse Comics

Emerald City Comicon recruits two stars from the Whedonverse. Morena Baccarin played Inara on Firefly then in the film Serenity.Baccarin went on to roles on V, Stargate S.G. One and the acclaimed Emmy winning drama Homeland.

 

Baccarin is not just a sci-fi icon but has an incredible list of voice roles playing iconic comic book characters including Talia Al Ghul, Cheetah and Black Canary.

 

Inara’s story (and the rest of the cast of the beloved cult television and series) continued in Serenity: Leaves on the Wind from Dark Horse Comics. Continue reading

ANT-MAN New Cast Members, IRON MAN Connection?

 

Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Ant-Man courtesy MarvelN

Marvel Studios officially announces the filming of Ant-Man is underway in San Francisco following director Peyton Reed’s LET’S GET small Tweet earlier today.

 

Marvel confirmed new actors will join the cast including Bobby Cannavale, Abby Ryder Fortson, Judy Greer, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, John Slattery and Gregg Turkington and T.I.

 

Paul Rudd plays Scott Lang, Michael Douglas is Hank Pym, Evangeline Lilly is Pym’s daughter, Hope. Corey Stoll is Darren Cross, the corporate mogul who will become Yellowjacket. Continue reading