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The “our movie” Reed was referring to is Ant-Man and the Wasp, the forthcoming sequel to last night’s Saturn Award winner. Reed is back in the director’s chair and I asked him about dealing with Scott Lang being a Raft prison escapee and global fugitive at the end of Civil War. That’s a slightly different place from where audiences saw the character at the end of Ant-Man last summer, but for Reed, that’s all part of the fun.
“Well he’s a fugitive in most of the first Ant-Man movie. He’s just a bigger fugitive now. I think that’s one of the fun things and challenges about the Marvel movies for us, for the directors and for the writers, is you do have to sort of consider what happened in the previous movies in terms of your jumping-off point for those characters. It’s something we talked a lot about early on and we definitely have stuff figured out, so there will be some big leaps forward.”
However, the project that came about in large part because of the success of The Proposal quickly poured cold water on that. Reynolds auditioned for the title role in Green Lantern — another comic book adaptation, this time from DC Comics, Marvel’s archrival — not really expecting to be offered the part. When he was, […]
Last week, The Rock boasted about a very successful meeting at DC Comics about Shazam and the entire DC Films universe. Geoff Johns even said it was one of his favorite meetings ever! Several Batman News readers pointed out to me that after the meeting, Johns followed The Rock’s producing partners, but also director Brad […]
“Any time you turn that page on this script, you’re kind of staggered, blown away, terrified by what’s in front of you,” Wood said of Infinity War. That terror comes from what he and his team have to make real, the environments for these characters to explore and live within. And those environments will be […]
Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick: 0:56 – Looking back at Deadpool’s opening weekend. 3:03 – Why they’re not worried about backlash. 3:37 – The awards recognition the film has received. 6:37 – Where they’re at in the pre-production process on Deadpool 2. 7:33 – How the hiring of David Leitch to direct has impacted the […]
“I don’t want to give too much away about it, but there’s definitely a transformation with that role, Hardy said about playing Capone. “I don’t know if it’s as drastic as Bane. I’ve probably damaged my body too much. I’m only little! If I keep putting on weight I’ll collapse like a house of cards […]
In the case of Man of Steel, Peters made over $50 million for doing absolutely nothing! He told THR that Man of Steel producer Christopher Nolan had him banned from the set. “My reputation scares these guys,” he said.