Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction Coming to Disneyland

Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction Coming to Disneyland

At Comic-Con today, Marvel announced that a new Guardians of the Galaxy attraction called Mission: Breakout is headed to Disneyland in summer 2017. Mission: Breakout will take place inside the Collector’s museum and will have guests team up with Rocket Raccoon to set the other Guardians of the Galaxy free. Benicio del Toro will return as the Collector. “The setting is a kind of fortress that’s owned by the mysterious Collector and it’s packed with creatures and his latest acquisitions from across the universe. Now he has imprisoned the Guardians of the Galaxy and they’re hanging in display cases over a giant abyss,” Joe Rohde, Walt Disney Imagineering portfolio creative director, said in a statement. Continue reading…
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Brie Larson Confirmed as Captain Marvel

Brie Larson Confirmed as Captain Marvel

During the Marvel Studios Comic-Con panel tonight, Brie Larson was confirmed as Captain Marvel. Marvel confirmed the news on Twitter, along with a first look at the film’s logo: Larson’s casting follows rumors from earlier this year that she was in talks for the role. Continue reading…
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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Gets a Villain

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Gets a Villain

Looks like Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 has a new, retro-ish logo, and it was shown off at the Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. In addition, a fairly solid casting rumor was confirmed as well, with Elizabeth Debicki finally confirmed as Ayesha. Details are still unclear as to how the film will handle the character, who doesn’t have any ties to the Guardians in the Marvel comics. The new logo for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2Continue reading…
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WWE Comics Coming From BOOM! Studios

WWE Comics Coming From BOOM! Studios

Today BOOM! Studios gave fans a peak behind the curtain of their upcoming comic book line based on the world of WWE. The action will begin in November when WWE: Then. Now. Forever. hits the stands. The panelists, which included BOOM! Studios president of publishing & marketing Filip Sablik, managing editor Bryce Carlson, editor Eric Harburn, artist Dan Mora, and writer Eric Powell, all discussed their various entries into the pro wrestling world, with everyone professing their lifelong love of the sport. Harburn drew a parallel between the worlds of comics and pro wrestling, citing the serialized storytelling and larger than life characters. Attendees were shown various pieces of artwork featuring the likes of The Undertaker, John Cena, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and more. The most popular piece shown was a portrait by Mora of superstar Sasha Banks. Continue reading…
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Joss Whedon Down to Direct Black Widow Movie

Joss Whedon Down to Direct Black Widow Movie

During an interview with IGN, Joss Whedon said he would be down to direct a Black Widow solo film. He developed and fleshed out the character over the course of two Avengers movies, there’s been a huge surge of fans wanting to see her get a solo feature, and he recently said if he ever came back to Marvel that it would be to do something female-driven, so it seems an obvious fit. “If someone pointed at me and said, ‘Do you want to do a Black Widow movie?’, the answer would be ‘Duh!’” Whedon said (starting at 7:20 below). The grounded nature of the character (when compared to her superpowered Avengers teammates) is what attracts Whedon to the idea. “I think that character really is very interesting and very earthbound, so it’s the kind of action that I got to do less of with somebody like Thor or The Vision,” Whedon said. “When you get into your ‘Superman’ territory it’s harder to maintain the gritty action that the Russo brothers do so brilliantly and she’s got that kind of thing and Continue reading…
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New Doctor Strange Trailer Revealed

New Doctor Strange Trailer Revealed

During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 today, Marvel Studios revealed a second trailer for the upcoming film Doctor Strange. The film will be released this fall on November 4. It was also confirmed that Rachel McAdams will be playing the role of Christine Palmer, one of the three original Night Nurses. Finally, the official poster showing Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange was released via Twitter. Continue reading…
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Thor: Ragnarok Logo Revealed

Thor: Ragnarok Logo Revealed

Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel debuted the new logo for Thor: Ragnarok. The studio shared the logo in a post on Twitter: Official logo for Thor: Ragnarok, via Marvel EntertainmentMarvel’s upcoming superhero film boasts and all-star cast, including Chris Hemsworth as the God of Thunder, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Idris Elba as Heimdall, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, Cate Blanchett as Hela, Jeff Goldblum as the Grandmaster, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie and Karl Urban who promises a “great arc” for his role as Skurge. Continue reading…
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Arrow Season 5 Trailer Debuts, New Villain Revealed

Arrow Season 5 Trailer Debuts, New Villain Revealed

Team Arrow has to rebuild in season 5, and they will do so with a few new team members. The first trailer for Arrow’s fifth season debuted during the show’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, showcasing the new lineup that will fight alongside Oliver Queen before offering a tease of the season’s new villain, Prometheus. Among the newcomers joining the team are Evelyn Sharp, who appeared in season 4, and DC Comics character Wild Dog, as well as Echo Kellum’s Curtis Holt. Additionally, Prometheus, a name that has been used by several DC Comics characters, is set to be the season’s main villain. The Prometheus in the show will not be the same one Grant Morrison created in comic book form. Continue reading…
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Black Panther Begins Filming in January, Cast Details Revealed

Black Panther Begins Filming in January, Cast Details Revealed

Marvel Studios’ standalone Black Panther will begin filming in January, according to an announcement made at the Marvel Studios panel today at San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Ryan Penagos, VP of Marvel Digital Media confirmed as much on his Twitter account. That wasn’t all though; producer Kevin Feige also brought out several more cast members, revealing some of them for the first time. Lupita Nyong’o will play the role of Nakia (a character fans will know by the alias Malice), Danai Gurira is in as Okoye. and finally, Michael B. Jordan, will play Erik Killmonger. That last one isn’t really a surprise though, as the Creed actor had already confirmed his casting in June Continue reading…
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Debut Trailer for X-Men TV Show Legion Released

Debut Trailer for X-Men TV Show Legion Released

Marvel Television and FX Productions have released the first trailer for Legion. The trailer for Fargo creator Noah Hawley’s new X-Men series made its debut during a San Diego Comic-Con panel with Marvel CCO Joe Quesada. Legion is set to premiere on FX in early 2017 and tells the story of a diagnosed schizophrenic named David Haller (Dan Stevens) whose psychological manifestations may be more than just figments of his imagination. In addition to Stevens, Legion stars Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Amber Midthunder, Katie Aselton and Jeremie Harris, as well as Bill Irwin and Aubrey Plaza. For more on Legion, find out what Hawley had to say about bringing the X-Men universe to TV. Continue reading…
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