Fans with visions of X-Men and the Fantastic Four playing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe saw their dreams dashed almost as quickly as they had been inspired earlier this week. Reports that Disney had spoken with 21st Century Fox about acquiring most of the company were quickly followed by reports that the talks were no […]
Most fans have longed for the day when every Marvel character can play in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In order for that to happen, Disney is going to have to get the rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises back from Fox. The chances of that happening were located somewhere between slim and none […]
The Marvel and DC rivalry has existed for decades. For most of its history, the rivalry has consisted of playful jabs between creators and fans. In an era in which superhero movies dominate the box office and social media conversations, however, things have taken a much nastier turn and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige simply […]
It’s the deal of the 21st century, or at least it could be. CNBC reported earlier today that Disney has had talks to acquire the majority of 21st Century Fox. According to The Wall Street Journal, those talks are not currently active, but that doesn’t mean a deal can’t be made later and it certainly won’t stop […]
21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co., leaving behind a media company tightly focused on news and sports, according to people familiar with the situation.
The moment fans learned Jeff Goldblum was cast as Grandmaster in Thor: Ragnarok was the same moment they wondered when Goldblum would appear alongside Benicio del Toro’s Collector in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Both characters are brothers in the comics, so it should only be a matter of time before that sibling rivalry plays out on the […]
As much as fans care about the present, the future is just as exciting, if not more. The faithful watchers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have known where the mega-franchise is headed since October 2014 when Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced the entire Phase Three slate through 2019. We know what happens next, Avengers: Infinity […]
Thor: Ragnarok is set to push the boundaries of what a Marvel Studios film can be and one of its stars is hoping to push the studio in another new direction. Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the new film, wants an all-female team-up film. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige likes the idea. During yesterday’s Thor: […]
New York Comic Con is underway and Hasbro is celebrating with the revelation of new series from their Marvel Legends and Star Wars Black Series product lines, along with Mighty Muggs, which feature Marvel and Star Wars characters. Of particular note is the Star Wars Black Series figure of DJ, Benicio Del Toro’s character from Star […]
How about directing one of those little comic-book ditties next? “Oh yeah, that’s my plan,” she said. “Why not? My new life philosophy is I’m not going to tell myself no. I’m just going to do stuff until someone else tells me no.”
Stan Lee may be nearly 95, but the comic legend isn’t letting himself slow down just yet. The writer appeared at Wizard World Nashville, and it was there fans learned about Lee’s recent cameo excursions. Lee did a panel with his personal manager, and the latter informed fans about the cameos Lee has already filmed. […]
“It will have the entire output of the studio, animation, live action at Disney, including Pixar, Star Wars and all the Marvel films,” Iger said. The Disney-branded app will also include around four to five original TV series, and the studio will produce three to four TV movies for the direct-to-consumer offering.
“Comedy is something we really want to go into,” Zreik said, highlighting the success of Guardians of the Galaxy for Marvel on the big screen. “It took us time to dip our foot in the comedy pool.” However, Zreik joked that Marvel would “never do an office comedy.”
Netflix is trying to keep Marvel and Star Wars movies on its service after its distribution deal with Disney ends in 2019. Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos told Reuters that the company was “still in active discussions” with Disney to hold on to the rights to stream certain franchises. Meanwhile, Disney CEO Bob Iger […]
Marvel Studios will need a new senior vice president of production and development, as Jeremy Latcham is leaving the studio for a new production deal at 20th Century Fox. Latcham, who’s been with Marvel Studios since serving as an assistant to president Kevin Feige and eventually an associate producer on 2008’s Iron Man, will leave the […]
There are many ways to enjoy San Diego Comic-Con. Between hunting down prized exclusives, roaming the exhibit hall floor, trying your luck at autograph lotteries, and simply following along at home, there’s almost no wrong way to Comic-Con. The crown jewel of the convention, however, is Saturday in Hall H where comic book movies are […]