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CAPTAIN AMERICA Writers Reveal Villain They Want

Super-Villain Team-Up: Modok's 11 #1 courtesy Marvel

Super-Villain Team-Up: Modok’s 11 #1 courtesy Marvel

The screenwriters of Captain America: The Winter Soldier are working on the sequel starring the Star-Spangled Avenger.

 

After introducing Winter Soldier, Falcon, Batroc, Sharon Carter and the S.H.I.E.L.D. traitor who could become Crossbones – which members of Cap’s cast will appear in the sequel?

 

After a talking Raccoon and Tree, is the world ready for a giant floating head? Continue reading

BEN AFFLECK On BATFLECK & BATMAN

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice courtesy DC Comics

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice courtesy DC Comics

Ben Affleck packs on the physical muscle to portray the Dark Knight in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

 

It was the casting that inspires outcries and a the word Batfleck but what does the star think about the fan reaction?

 

The Oscar-winning director and actor reveals how he prepped for the role and the fan feedback in this week’s Entertainment Weekly. Continue reading

GUNN Teases GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 Story

Chris Pratt as Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

Chris Pratt as Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy courtesy Marvel

James Gunn is already working on Guardians of the Galaxy 2.

 

If you have not seen the current film you may want to stop reading…

 

One of the big mysteries still hanging is who hired Yondu (Michael Rooker) to kidnap Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) from Earth and what’s special about Quill that he could survive the power of the Infinity Gem? Continue reading

Will INHUMANS Evolve to Movies

Inhuman #3 courtesy Marvel

Inhuman #3 courtesy Marvel

Inhuman #3 hit comic book shops this week.

 

The first arc of writer Charles Soule and Joe Madureira comes to a conclusion as the Inhumans are front and center of the Marvel Universe.

 

Fan speculation about Marvel Studios film is at an all-time high after a recent post by Guardians of the Galaxy star Vin Diesel. Plus, the success of Guardians proved a lesser known Marvel team could still be stellar box office. Continue reading

Two Writers Take On AQUAMAN

Aquaman #15 courtesy DC Comics

Aquaman #15 courtesy DC Comics

Two writers in competition to bring Aquaman to the big screen?

 

There’s been speculation and reports Jason Mamoa (Games of Thrones, Conan) will play the DC icon in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and then possibly Justice League.

 

Director Zack Snyder defended the relevance of the hero in a call in to a Detroit radio station.

 

Now Warner Brothers has tapped Kurt Johnstad (300: Rise of An Empire) and Will Beall (Gangster Squad) to write scripts for Aquaman according to Variety.  The story goes on to clarify the writers are not co-writing but working on two separate scripts.

 

An Aquaman film is not slated but Warner and announced several dates from 2016 to 2020 which would include more team and solo films starring heroes of the DC Universe.

 

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STAR-LORD & KITTY PRYDE Reunion Preview

Legendary Star-Lord #3 courtesy Marvel

Legendary Star-Lord #3 courtesy Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy conquered the planet. Fans of the box-office smash should warp to their local comic book shop for more adventures of Peter Quill.

 

The Earth man is starring in his own solo series. And imagine this: Quill in a romance with Kitty Pryde? Given the characters are controlled by rival studios we’re not likely to see that cosmic connection on the big screen but you can in comics. Continue reading

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD & SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Connections

Clark Gregg in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. courtesy Marvel

Clark Gregg in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. courtesy Marvel

The strange connection between Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Seattle International Film Festival continues. Every year Seattle welcomes films from around the world along with several actors and directors supporting their independent productions. Two festivals in row brought multiple stars from Marvel’s Cinematic Universe aligning on the Red Carpet in the Emerald City.

 

Here is the case of S.I.F.F. (not Lady Sif from Thor) and S.H.I.E.L.D. declassified: Continue reading