Tag: Marvel

Spider-Man Staying In MCU After All

My Spider-sense is tingling! It was reported not long ago that Sony and Disney would not be re-upping their deal to keep Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Well we can all rest assured now as it seems the two parties have come to an understanding, at least for the time being. Courtesy of Variety,

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Officially Tops ‘Avatar’ To Become Highest Grossing Film Ever

Avatar‘s nine-year reign atop the all-time worldwide box office has come to an end. After more than twelves weeks of release, Avengers: Endgame has finally crawled passed the former champion. Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige made the announcement Saturday during the Marvel Studios Hall H panel at San Diego Comic Con: “Thanks to you, Avengers:

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‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel Gets A Title & Release Date, Will Feature Scarlet Witch

Marvel Studios announced Saturday during their Hall H panel at San Diego Comic Con a slate of upcoming new projects which run through 2021. Among them the Doctor Strange sequel, now officially titled Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. More surprisingly we learned that the film will co-star Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch. Scott Derrickson

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Taika Waititi Officially Directing ‘Thor 4,’ Puts ‘Akira’ On Hold

Taika Waititi is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the What We Do in the Shadows filmmaker has signed on to both write and direct a follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok, which Waititi also directed. The outlet is reporting that Thor 4 is taking immediate precedence over Warner Bro’s Akira, which

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Yes, Sam Raimi’s Scrapped ‘Spider-Man 4’ Still Haunts Him

Evil Dead originator Sam Raimi helped usher in the modern era of comic book movies with his original Spider-Man trilogy starring Tobey Maguire. However, it’s his unmade fourth Marvel Movie that still haunts the filmmaker to this day. While sitting down with Yahoo to promote the hungry alligator thriller Crawl, which he produced, and with

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Every ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Ranked From Blandest To Best

Spider-Man: Far From Home finally hit theaters this past week. What better time to reflect back on all the web head’s stand-alone films up to this point? While we’re at it let’s give them all a definite ranking for the rest of the world to go by. Sounds good and official, doesn’t it? For the

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Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’ Adds Salma Hayek

The Eternals is shaping up to feature one of Marvel’s  most impressive casts yet. Courtesy of The Wrap, Salma Hayek is currently in negotiations to join the upcoming Marvel Studios project. If the talks go through, the actress will join an already stellar cast cast in Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani and Angelina Jolie. The Rider

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Review: Not So Far From ‘Homecoming’ After All

Directed by: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei  Written by: Chris McKenna (II) & Erik Sommers Running time: 115 minutes Rating: PG-13 (for sci-fi action violence, some language and brief suggestive comments) Release date: July 2, 2019 Studio: Sony Pictures **Please excuse the vagueness with which I

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‘Dark Phoenix’ Review: Not Quite The Blaze Of Glory ‘X-Men’ Deserved

About the Film Directed by: Simon Kinberg Written by: Simon Kinberg Starring: Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicolas Hoult, Tye Sheridan, Jessica Chastain Release date: June 7, 2019 Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action including some gunplay, disturbing images, and brief strong language) Running time: 118 min. Studio:

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Kevin Feige Confirms Future Role For The Mandarin In The MCU (And What That Could Mean Going Foward)

The marketing for Iron Man 3 promised the introduction of The Mandarin, leader of the terror syndicate The Ten Rings and Iron Man nemesis, into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and portrayed by Academy Award-winner Ben Kingsley no less. Director Shane Black threw moviegoers for a loop during the actual film when it was revealed that

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