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It’s Friday, which means one last chance to cram as many “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2“ rumors into the calendar as humanly possible. With critics and select fans getting a first look at the film this past week, and Entertainment Weekly sharing some big updates on the movie in its Summer Movie Preview, the floodgates have opened on talking about James Gunn‘s highly anticipated sequel. Continue reading Marvel Hints At A Different ‘Guardians’ Roster In ‘Vol. 3,’ James Gunn’s Expanding Role at The Playlist.
These days, it’s pretty typical for a superhero to have a sidekick, but it’s considerably less common for any character to have a codependent ally. That’s the case for Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen, two superheroes who met as teenager runaways and learned that they depend on each other to survive. Literally. Johnson, who goes by the name of Cloak, has the ability to move between this world and a dark dimension but relies on human energy to survive. Continue reading Marvel’s First ‘Cloak And Dagger’ Trailer Promises Superpowered Teenage Angst at The Playlist.
Marvel’s Kevin Feige Says Loss Of Theatrical Experience Would Be “Sad”; Wants To Make Movies People ‘Obsess’ Over
Anytime Marvel boss Kevin Feige sits down to talk about the state of the industry, people tend to sit up and take notice. Feige’s films are the new gold standard of Hollywood blockbusters; any list of the highest-grossing movies of all time is littered with Marvel productions, from the original ‘Avengers‘ movie to last year’s “Captain America: Civil War.” So it’s no surprise to find out that Feige is a big proponent of the theatrical experience, arguing that VOD cannot replace the communal spirit found at your local multiplex. Continue reading Marvel’s Kevin Feige Says Loss Of Theatrical Experience Would Be “Sad”; Wants To Make Movies People ‘Obsess’ Over at The Playlist.
When it came time for Marvel to realize the full potential of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 2012’s “The Avengers,” they couldn’t have chosen a better director than Joss Whedon. Whedon’s deep knowledge of comic book storylines – he had previously helped Marvel launch their “Astonishing X-Men” series and had successfully turned “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” into a minor institution at Dark Horse Comics – gave the studio the street cred needed to reassure fans that the ambitious crossover event was in good hands. Continue reading Joss Whedon Called Marvel’s Kevin Feige About ‘Batgirl’ at The Playlist.