One of the latest Marvel casting rumors making the rounds is that Michael Barbieri’s Spider-Man: Homecoming character is based on Ganke Lee, who, in the comics, is the best friend of Miles Morales. Not regular Spider-Man, better known as Peter Parker. In the comics, Ganke Lee is a pudgy Korean-American who looks like…
Donald Glover is the latest actor to sign on for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, alongside Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr. and Zendaya. Sorry, he’s not playing Spider-Man, though.
Captain Marvel has been one of the most-discussed roles in some time. Not just because she’s a great character, but because she’ll be the first female Marvel superhero to have a solo movie. Fans have tossed around dozens of names for the role, and now a true front runner has emerged: Oscar winner Brie Larson.
Marvel is vaguely on our radar because it produces 90 percent of movies, many of which I have watched and enjoyed! Now it is more on our radar because we exist inside its universe.
As of September, a deal Netflix cut with Disney back in 2012 takes effect, meaning the service gets the latest movies from not just Walt Disney Animation, but Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm too.
An early script for Iron Man 3 was trashed because it had the nerve to feature a female villain, a Marvel director revealed.
Some personal news to share: Marvel’s Black Panther has added another major star to its cast—a star who is also known as my boyfriend. Michael B. Jordan, my boyfriend, is re-teaming with director Ryan Coogler, after they worked together on last year’s Creed.
Lupita Nyong’o will likely land a lead role alongside Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s first black superhero movie, Black Panther.
Everyone is doing great.
Despite the enthusiastic response to Netflix’s Jessica Jones—the whiskey-swigging, doesn’t-give-a-bag-of-dicks Marvel heroine we so dearly needed—she has remained strangely absent from comic-book stands. Now, however, Marvel plans to correct this oversight with an upcoming series featuring Jones as the lead character.
A few days ago, many people were shocked—shocked!—at a pair of new studies that found that many Americans have authoritarian tendencies. They want a strong leader, who can sort out “those” people. This went against everything we had lazily chosen to believe about America! But it’s also pretty apparent if you pay any…
Hellcat’s new comic isn’t just for fans of Patsy “Trish” Walker’s awesome appearance in Jessica Jones. It’s not even particularly for long term fans of Patsy as a character. Patsy Walker, AKA Hellcat! joins a rare breed in the mainstream comic world: It’s a book that’s genuinely for everyone, and a delight to read.
Our first look at the next generation of X-Men is here—and things aren’t looking too hot for Charles Xavier and his friends, old and new. Apocalypse has come to wreak... errr, the Apocalypse!
Marvel’s live-action adaptations have a fantastic track record. Great action, a willingness to taken even some truly bizarre comic book heroes and turn them into relatable figures, and so on. But there’s one area they usually falter in: their villains. That is, until they completely nailed it with Jessica Jones.
Plenty of media narratives touch on trauma and recovery nowadays, and PTSD has become a common trope. But in real life, everybody deals with trauma differently—and Marvel’s new series Jessica Jones actually shows the vast array of responses that people can have to traumatic events.
Jessica Jones, the second of Netflix’s original series drawn from Marvel comics, is the smartest entry into television’s already crowded cast of superheroes. Created by Melissa Rosenberg, best known for writing the Twilight movies, and starring the sardonic Krysten Ritter, the show is a slow unravelling of a familiar…
There are certain hallmarks of fictional private investigators: They’re hard-drinking, gravel-voiced, and tortured by their pasts. More rarely do they have superpowers, and even more rarely are they women. Jessica Jones is all of the above.
Ronda Rousey has been vocal about her interest in portraying a certain Marvel superhero. When asked which one she was interested in during an August Reddit AMA, Rousey said she’d like to vie for the role of Captain Marvel. Shortly after, the unbeaten UFC women’s bantamweight champion posted several fan-art renditions…
Hey, folks! Sorry to dispense with my normal nonsense, but I got a really important letter that I‘m very excited to share. I don’t get a ton of letters dealing with real issues, but I’m always happy to try to help. If you only read this for silliness, don’t worry—there’s still an insane Mad Max theory and the world’s…
Selma director Ava DuVernay is reportedly being considered to direct a Marvel movie, which would not only make her the first woman to do so, but would also make our heads explode.