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Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool. Image courtesy of 20th Century Studiosv
Considering how hard the Marvel Cinematic Universe and, by extension, Sony's Spider-Man portion are pushing the multiverse narrative, people probably shouldn't be overthinking how Deadpool will eventually factor in Deadpool 3 writer Rhett Reese, who's worked with writing partner Paul Wernick on the previous two films, the Zombieland franchise, and more, offered some breadcrumbs to[...]
Spider-Man: No Way Home - The Fight Scenes Are "More Visceral"
In probably what was the most loaded Marvel Cinematic Universe film since the last two Avengers films, Spider-Man: No Way Home certainly had no shortage of figures from the franchise's past in its 20-year history drawing from both the Sam Raimi and Marc Webb films Both directors seem to fizzle out due to their bloated[...]
Shang-Chi Director Destin Daniel Cretton on Working with Ben Kingsley
One of the highlights of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the return of Marvel Cinematic Universe characters once thought long forgotten The first was revealed in the original trailer in Abomination, the primary antagonist of 2008's The Incredible Hulk, with Tim Roth reprising his role, lending his voice to the CG[...]
Spider-Man: No Way Home – Andrew Garfield Says He Never Got Call
… maybe they are doing like a market research thing." Of what little we do know of the third Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man film is that Molina said of his character, who died at the end of Spider-Man 2 (2004), will pick up where he left off despite the 17 years since its release Foxx's Electro[...]
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (Image: TWDC)
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is another entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe experiment as a living, evolving story It's more than the sum of its parts, more than the individual movies or characters And the most common trope in MCU stories is the hero having to fight an evil version of themselves. The Falcon[...]
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is Chock Full of Idiot Ball Writing
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is perfectly entertaining, another placeholder in keeping the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the public consciousness However, when you stop and think about the story, you'll find a lot of things that don't make sense and idiot ball moments In case you were wondering, the term "idiot ball" was termed[...]
It was about how Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) became The Scarlet Witch, the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first antiheroine She was both hero and villain in her story It managed to both deliver on all the usual tropes of MCU stories and subvert them at the same time It's a relief that the fan theories were[...]
Shang-Chi Has Reportedly Wrapped Filming
It will be the first Asian-led film for the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the star in the title role with the new tentative release date for July 3 of 2021, which is not long after Black Widow's new release date of May 7. Simu Liu attends 18th Annual Unforgettable Gala at The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills,[...]
WandaVision released a new teaser (Image: screencap)
WandaVision is the first new burst of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in over a year and like all MCU titles, it generates a massive amount of buzz and column inches The show is a major sign that the MCU has become like the comics in that you have to have seen a whole bunch of[...]
MJ (Zendaya) catches a ride from Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in "Spider-Man: Far From Home." (Photo: JOJO WHILDEN)
Joining him will be his latest Marvel Cinematic Universe stepdad Benedict Cumberbatch reprising his role as Doctor Stephen Strange, who will take over the "mentorship" role established originally by Robert Downey Jr's Tony Stark/Iron Man in 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming. MJ (Zendaya) catches a ride from Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in "Spider-Man: Far From Home." (Photo: JOJO WHILDEN) Catching[...]
Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark in Iron Man (2008). Image courtesy of Marvel Studios
Image courtesy of Marvel Studios Appearing as Stark in nine more films and $22 billion later in total gross from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the actor came a long way and donning the Iron Man suit is a dramatically different experience when he donned it the final time (for now) in Avengers: Endgame (2019) "By the[...]
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Image courtesy of WarnerMedia Harington since appeared in an episode of Criminal: UK for Netflix and will reunite with Richard Madden, who played his brother Robb Stark on Game of Thrones, for the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase IV film Eternals Ironically, Harington will play the medieval-themed Dane Whitman (aka The Black Knight) in the superhero team[...]
J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson in Spider-Man: Far From Home. Credit: Sony Pictures
First playing the role in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy in 2002, the Oscar-winner was approached to reprise the role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe setting for Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) The actor spoke with Collider while promoting the release of Whiplash on 4K Blu-ray about what happened and what was decided before filming his[...]