Sean Gerber and Paul Hermann discuss the latest updates on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with that incredible video announcing the start of production on Avengers: Infinity War. They also discuss Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige’s comments about Thanos being a main character in the film and Marvel’s “villain problem.” The conversation then turns to several other MCU topics including potentially new armor for Iron Man in Spider-Man: Homecoming, updates on Captain Marvel, Michael Douglas returning as Hank Pym in Ant-Man and the Wasp, a perfect test screening score for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and the latest trailer for Iron Fist.
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 […]