Out of all of Marvel’s upcoming projects, the one with the least amount of “legacy” behind it is the Netflix series Jessica Jones. In fact, Marvel’s never even published a comic called Jessica Jones; the comic was called Alias, but that title was already claimed for TV by another popular action show. Casting rumors for the lead role on Jessica Jones have… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Jessica Jones Jumps from 'Alias' to Netflix
One of the biggest money shots in the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron is Iron Man in his beloved “Hulkbuster” armor going mano-y-mano with the Hulk. We got a peek at one version of the Hulkbuster armor in Iron Man 3, but when it isn’t going up against the Hulk, can we really call it a Hulkbuster? The armor was destroyed at… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: A Brief History of 'Ultron''s Hulkbuster Iron Man
The third Captain America film is Marvel’s big one for summer 2016, and fans are already looking ahead to what’s in store for what could be the end of a trilogy. It’s likely Joe and Anthony Russo (of The Winter Soldier) are back to direct, and they’ve been dropping hints in interviews that the film is something Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has been… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Will Captain America Face a Civil War or His Own Death?
With rumors of Carol Danvers being added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and news of The Rock playing Black Adam in Warner’s planned Shazam film, everyone’s talking about Captain Marvel. It’s a name with a screwy history, and you could quiz a cross-section of fans with “Who is Captain Marvel?” and come up with enough differing responses to make your head swim. Both Marvel… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Just Who Is Captain Marvel, Anyway?
Disney’s upcoming Big Hero Six is interesting in that it opens up the possibilities of what kind of Marvel movies Disney is interested in making with properties already under its control. This animated adventure-comedy is the first bit of cinematic diversification since Marvel came under the Disney banner in 2009, and the studio’s got more planned for 2015. Street-level heroes like Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist… Continue reading Marvel Countdown: Will Disney Ignore Marvel's Horror Legacy?