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Fantastic Four 2 pulled from release calendar

— by ELI COLON — Not many people liked the “Fantastic Four” reboot. Not critics, based on the reviews, and not audiences either, based on the box office. Not even its own director, who jumped on Twitter to distance himself just as the movie was opening in theaters. Nevertheless, 20th[...]

Doctor Strange: Casting News

— by ELI COLON — As Scott Derrickson continues to film “Doctor Strange” ahead of its 2016 release date, Marvel continues to fill out its cast. Benedict Cumberbatch leads this origins story for the MCU’s Sorcerer Supreme, and now The Wrap is reporting Amy Landecker (of Amazon’s Go[...]

Jessica Jones: Final Trailer

— by ELI COLON — We are days away from the premiere of Netflix’s latest Marvel adaptation, “Jessica Jones,” which stars Krysten Ritter as the titular former superhero with tremendous strength and durability. The series is a loose adaptation of “Alias,” the critically acclaimed [...]

Doug Liman near deal to direct Gambit

— by ELI COLON — The development of “Gambit” has been something of a roller coaster. First, the film struggled for months to find a director as every A-list filmmaker turned down the job. Producer and star Channing Tatum threatened to quit after the creative team hit a roadblock, but[...]

X-Men: Apocalypse teaser due in December

— by ELI COLON — At San Diego Comic-Con this past summer, fans were given an early first look at “X-Men: Apocalypse.” The reel showed Oscar Isaac as the titular villain for the first time, along with the young versions of some familiar X-Men such as Cyclops, Storm and Jean Grey. Sinc[...]

Doctor Strange adds Michael Stuhlbarg

— by ELI COLON — Marvel Studios’ first feature film foray into the realm of magic is assembling quite possibly the most impressive cast yet for the superhero studio. We knew “Doctor Strange” might be special when Marvel entered prolonged negotiations with Joaquin Phoenix for the le[...]

Captain America: Civil War trailer due soon?

— by ELI COLON — Next year is going to be a huge year for superhero face-offs. DC and Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” has already been gaining attention (with various magazine covers, production stills and a pair of trailers), but Marvel fans have been w[...]

20th Century Fox, IMAX reach new deal

— by ELI COLON — If Wade Wilson breaks the fourth wall in his upcoming movie, he will be breaking some of the biggest fourth walls in the world. IMAX has struck a deal with 20th Century Fox to bring some of the studio’s biggest upcoming releases to the big, big screen. It was announced[...]

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 adds Pom Klementieff

— by ELI COLON — Over the last few months, “Guardians of the Galaxy” writer/director James Gunn has openly chatted with fans about the industry and his upcoming project via live Q&A sessions and Facebook, where he shares quite a few hints about “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.[...]

Jessica Jones: Full-Length Trailer

— by ELI COLON — After a series of excellent “Jessica Jones” teaser trailers that established the personality of a relatively unknown Marvel hero, Netflix has finally released a full-length trailer for the latest Marvel series. In this “Daredevil” follow-up, “Breaking Bad” an[...]

Peyton Reed in talks for Ant-Man and the Wasp

— by ELI COLON — Peyton Reed joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a tricky position. He had to replace Edgar Wright as the director of “Ant-Man” just a few short weeks before filming, and he inherited a script and cast that were already in place. Still, Reed managed to squeeze in [...]

Report: The Hulk appears in Thor: Ragnarok

— by ELI COLON — “Captain America: Civil War” will include just about every superhero except for Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), so it makes a lot of sense that the two characters should be teaming up for Thor’s next feature. JoBlo is reporting that will be the case[...]

X-Men: Apocalypse: Official Synopsis

— by ELI COLON — After the huge success of last summer’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” director Bryan Singer needed an even bigger storyline for his follow-up film. Many of the iconic X-Men stories had been adapted in the franchise’s previous entries, but there was one classic vi[...]

Ant-Man sequel announced for 2018

— by ELI COLON — As New York Comic-Con 2015 kicks off this week, Marvel Studios has announced some big changes to its Phase Three plans. Among other things an “Ant-Man” sequel is now set for July 6, 2018, smack in the middle of Phase Three, but it won’t be titled “Ant-Man 2.” F[...]

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