Sean Gerber and Paul Hermann preview the 2017 slate from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Television is in the middle of its best season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and is set for three Netflix series this year—Iron Fist, The Punisher, and The Defenders. Marvel Television will also be breaking new ground with Inhumans in IMAX and on ABC. Marvel Studios has its biggest and possibly best slate of films yet with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Thor: Ragnarok.
We share our hopes, dreams, and expectations for all of these new pieces of the MCU, answer your questions, and cover additional news including casting additions for Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War filming in Scotland.
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins is ready for a sequel. “It’s definitely something I’m very, very, very interested,” she told Fandango. “I love what we’ve created and I love the team that I worked with doing it and these actors so much that, yeah, we’re all very excited to talk about continuing forward together.”
Gina Prince-Bythewood, who wrote and directed The Secret Life of Bees, will direct Silver and Black. Chris Yost, who worked on the upcoming Marvel movie Thor: Ragnarok, is writing the most recent draft. Lisa Joy, the co-creator of HBO’s Westworld, also worked on the script.
The New Mutants, the long anticipated X-Men spinoff movie, is going to be a comic book film that goes in an unusual direction. “We are making a full-fledged horror movie set within the X-Men universe,” director Josh Boone says. “There are no costumes. There are no supervillains. We’re trying to do something very, very different.” […]
On this week’s Superhero News Show, we discuss director Zack Snyder stepping away from Justice League due to an unimaginable family tragedy. We also discuss Joss Whedon stepping in to finish JL, the early social media reactions to Wonder Woman, the first image of Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman, producer Charles Roven’s expectation that […]