James Gunn Returns as Director for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3

Last summer, writer-director James Gunn was fired from Marvel‘s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The decision was made after the resurfacing of old tweets, which contained a lot of offensive jokes. Disney‘s decision was met with much criticism. In fact, the Guardians of the Galaxy cast released an open letter supporting Gunn. Since then,…Continue Reading “James Gunn Returns as Director for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3”

Marvel’s SHANG-CHI Sets Director, RED SONJA Drops Bryan Singer

We have a couple of director updates in the world of comic book movies. Marvel Studios‘ Shang-Chi film has recruited a director as it hits the fast track. Meanwhile, the controversial Red Sonja reboot has apparently dropped its director. Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton (Short Term 12) has signed on to direct Shang-Chi for Marvel. Cretton…Continue Reading “Marvel’s SHANG-CHI Sets Director, RED SONJA Drops Bryan Singer”

Sony’s MORBIUS Movie Casts Jared Harris

Sony is getting ready to begin production on its next Marvel movie, Morbius. Jared Leto stars as the titular Living Vampire. The film will also feature Matt Smith and Adria Arjona. Now, another addition to the cast has been made. Jared Harris, whose credits include Mad Men and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, has…Continue Reading “Sony’s MORBIUS Movie Casts Jared Harris”

REVIEW: AGENT CARTER One-Shot

Haley Atwell is amazing. She’s traversed three forms of media for the role of Peggy Carter, and has rightly deserved every paycheck for it. This short film was received very well. It screened at San Diego Comic-Con, before being released as a special feature with Iron Man 3. The response led ABC ordering a television…Continue Reading “REVIEW: AGENT CARTER One-Shot”

Review: MARVEL RISING: SECRET WARRIORS – A Lazy and Uninspired Mess

The idea of an animated Secret Warriors film was promising. Young heroes like Ms. Marvel, Patriot, Squirrel Girl and Quake taking on an Inhuman war sounds excellent! The execution left a lot to be desired. Here’s our review of Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors. The story is pretty bland. Ms. Marvel (Kathreen Khavari) aspires to be…Continue Reading “Review: MARVEL RISING: SECRET WARRIORS – A Lazy and Uninspired Mess”

BLACK PANTHER Wins Three Oscars, SPIDER-VERSE Wins Best Animated Feature

Marvel was well represented at last night’s 2019 Academy Awards. Black Panther was nominated for several Oscars, including Best Picture. Meanwhile, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was up for Best Animated Feature. Finally, Avengers: Infinity War was nominated for Best Visual Effects. So, how did these movies fare? Out of seven categories, Black Panther won in…Continue Reading “BLACK PANTHER Wins Three Oscars, SPIDER-VERSE Wins Best Animated Feature”

Kevin Feige Debunks BLACK WIDOW R-Rating Rumor

Black Widow will not be rated “R”. Marvel producer, Kevin Feige In an interview with Comicbook.com, Kevin Feige was asked about the Black Widow film being R-rated. He replied: “It was never going to be. Somebody writes, ‘I hear it’s (Black Widow) R-rated! and then everybody writes it up.” Now, fans can officially expect Black Widow…Continue Reading “Kevin Feige Debunks BLACK WIDOW R-Rating Rumor”

THE PUNISHER and JESSICA JONES Cancelled, as the Marvel/Netflix Affair Finally Ends

Netflix played the role of grim reaper last year, suddenly ending most of its Marvel television slate. Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Daredevil all got the axe, while The Defenders was never meant to continue beyond one season. And now, Netflix has confirmed the future (or lack thereof) of its final two shows. It has been announced…Continue Reading “THE PUNISHER and JESSICA JONES Cancelled, as the Marvel/Netflix Affair Finally Ends”

CAPTAIN MARVEL on Track for Big $100 Million Opening Weekend

Marvel Studios‘ films tend to make a lot of money at the box office, and its next title is no exception. Captain Marvel has hit the tracking boards, and if early projections are any indication, it will continue Marvel’s streak. Right now, Captain Marvel is on track to open to a stellar $100 million+ over…Continue Reading “CAPTAIN MARVEL on Track for Big $100 Million Opening Weekend”

Marvel and Hulu Team Up for Slate of Animated Shows Starring Howard the Duck, M.O.D.O.K. and More

Following the success of Runaways, Marvel Television and Hulu are expanding their partnership in a big way. The two have announced a slate of adult animated shows. There will be four ongoing shows and a special animated event – a deal that doesn’t sound too different from the original Marvel/Netflix deal. Howard the Duck sees…Continue Reading “Marvel and Hulu Team Up for Slate of Animated Shows Starring Howard the Duck, M.O.D.O.K. and More”