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Black Superhero The Falcon is the New Captain America

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Sam ‘The Falcon’ Wilson is the new Captain America, per an announcement made by Marvel head honcho Joe Quesada on The Colbert Report. This is the second massive announcement this week for their comic book universe, following on the heels of the reveal of a new female Thor (story here). The change is part of the comic conglomerate’s Marvel NOW! initiate that ... Read More »

‘Big Hero 6′ Trailer: You’re Gonna Need Some Upgrades

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Based on the comic book series of the same name, Big Hero 6 follows the adventures of a boy genius named Hiro who unites his friends into a team of superheroes to combat a growing threat in his hometown. We’ve already seen a very brief clip from Big Hero 6, which marks the first team-up between Disney Animation and Marvel, and ... Read More »

New Female ‘Thor’ Confirmed by Marvel

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Marvel’s A-List superheroes are getting a shot of girl power in the comics with the announcement that a new female Thor will rise to take the hammer. “The inscription on Thor’s hammer reads ‘Whosoever holds this hammer, if HE be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor.’ Well it’s time to update that inscription,” says Marvel editor Wil Moss. “The new ... Read More »

COMIC-CON 2014: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’ Panel Info Declassified

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DC may be making the most television waves at Comic-Con 2014 so far, but Marvel will not stand idly by, with the announcement of their joint Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter panel. This will be Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s second appearance at the massive San Diego event. Last year they debuted the entire pilot episode, and yours truly got to talk to a few key people from ... Read More »

Rumor: Marvel’s Phase Three Plans for The Hulk

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When it comes to translating their characters to the big screen, The Incredible Hulk has something that Marvel struggled to get right. Ang Lee’s 2003 film starring Eric Bana was a complete mess, and the 2008 reboot starring Edward Norton didn’t exactly set the box office on fire. But with The Avengers, director Joss Whedon finally managed to do justice to the ... Read More »

Rosario Dawson Joins ‘Daredevil’ Cast

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Things are shaping up nicely for the cast of Marvel’s upcoming Netflix flagship series Daredevil. In addition to Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and Vincent D’Onofrio as The Kingpin, Rosario Dawson has been added to the cast in an unnamed important female role. Marvel describes her character below: Rosario Dawson will play a dedicated young woman whose quest to heal the wounds ... Read More »

‘Doctor Strange’ News: Marvel Hires ‘Prometheus’ Writer, Shortlist Includes Hardy and Leto

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It was just two weeks ago when we heard that Sinister director Scott Derrickson had been tapped for Marvel’s Doctor Strange, and now movement continues on that project. Deadline reports that Jon Spaihts, best known for writing the first draft of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, has entered into negotiations to pen Doctor Strange. The story follows a neurosurgeon charged with protecting ... Read More »

Peyton Reed Will Direct ‘Ant-Man,’ Adam McKay to Assist with Rewrite

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When Edgar Wright unexpectedly walked away from Marvel’s Ant-Man, the studio was left scrambling to find a replacement to keep production on schedule. Several other directors were considered, and an offer was extended to Adam McKay (Anchorman, The Other Guys), who elected to decline. Now it seems that McKay will still be involved with the film, albeit in a different capacity. ... Read More »

‘Sinister’ Director Scott Derrickson to Helm ‘Doctor Strange’ for Marvel

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Despite the recent problems surrounding Ant-Man, Marvel Studios is continuing to plot out their next slate of films, and Doctor Strange is the latest superhero to be tapped for a big screen adventure. The character of Stephen Strange was name-dropped during Captain America: The Winter Soldier, eliciting a thumbs-up from fans of the comics, and now Variety is reporting that ... Read More »

Josh Brolin Cast as Thanos in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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The Mad Titan has finally found his voice. After two years of speculation following the post-credits sequence after The Avengers  that teased Thanos was coming to the MCU, an actor has been hired to bring him to life and Latino Review broke the name: Josh Brolin. According to the report, Guardians of the Galaxy has a scene that necessitated his appearance ... Read More »

‘Daredevil’ Netflix Series Casts Charlie Cox in Title Role

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After the surprising news that Drew Goddard was stepping down as showrunner for the first Marvel/Netflix series Daredevil, and being replaced by Stephen S. DeKnight of Spartacus and Angel fame, it has been confirmed by Variety that British actor Charlie Cox has secured the title role of the blind lawyer superhero from Hell’s Kitchen. Following in Marvel’s history of casting interesting ... Read More »

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