We may have met “the twins” in Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s post-credits bit, but we won’t find out how they fit into the Marvel Cinematic Universe until Avengers: Age of Ultron, which is approaching, well, as fast as Quicksilver. Yes, he’s the showstopper from X-Men: Days of Future Past, but don’t get confused – the Quicksilver in the Avengers sequel is a… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Meet the Twins From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
We all got a good look at Jason Momoa’s Aquaman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and it stirred the imagination of Marvel fans who wondered why we hadn’t seen the other Prince of Atlantis, Namor the Sub-Mariner in a movie yet. The character is one of the oldest popular superheroes, first appearing on the stands in 1939 – the very same… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Will We Ever See 'Namor,' Marvel Studio's Own Aquaman?
The rumors finally became reality. Marvel Studios can use Spider-Man in an upcoming movie, and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige and former Sony chairman Amy Pascal will work together as producers to bring the next Spider-Man solo film to the big screen. Though the Marc Webb films have their moments, there was a lot of ill-informed franchise building, where random pieces were being set up… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Three Things Marvel Should Do with Spider-Man
You might’ve seen the first trailer for 2015’s Fantastic Four and thought some of the same things we thought; namely, that it doesn’t quite look like the wild and wooly world that Stan Lee and Jack Kirby kicked off the Marvel universe with way back in 1961. It’s a deadly serious trailer, mostly devoid of FX money shots, selling an overall adult tone… Continue reading Marvel Countdown: How Fox Put the "Ultimate" in 'Fantastic Four'
Most of the big Marvel movie news last week concerned properties that Disney and Marvel Studios do not directly control. There was news of reshoots on Fantastic Four, a confirmation from Patrick Stewart that he and Ian McKellen have been fully replaced by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in X-Men: Apocalypse, and a continuation of the “will they/won’t they” dance between Sony’s Spider-Man