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‘Shazam’ May Arrive Sooner Than Expected According to The Rock

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by Jacob Hall 4 days ago
DC Comics
When Warner Bros. revealed their ambitious slate of DC superhero movies, Shazam was scheduled for April 5, 2019. That’s four years away, which is an awfully long time to sit on a project that already has a lead in Dwayne Johnson. However, the latest news from The Rock himself suggests that the 2019 release date may have been more of a guideline than an actual plan and that Shazam may arrive sooner than expected.

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 5: ‘Hop Harrigan’

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by Matt Singer 4 days ago
Columbia
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: A forgotten hero flies again.

‘Avengers 2’ Director Joss Whedon Explains Why You Won’t See Ant-Man in the Film

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Marvel
It’s already been widely reported that Avengers: Age of Ultron will feature an origin story for Ultron that’s different from the original Marvel comics, in which Hank Pym (aka Ant-Man) was responsible for the creation of the super-villain. If you were curious about why Ant-Man won’t be in the upcoming Avengers sequel at all, director Joss Whedon has some answers.

CBS ‘Supergirl’ Adds Calista Flockhart and Laura Benanti

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
DC Comics / Jason Merritt - Laura Cavanaugh, Getty Images
CBS’ forthcoming Supergirl series boasts a number of DC figures among its primary cast, and while Kara Zor-El and Jimmy Olsen have already been found, two new figures from DC lore have joined the party. Calista Flockhart will return to television to portray Superman media mogul Cat Grant, while Nashville star Laura Benanti will play Kara’s Kryptonian mother.

Comic Strip: Our First Look at Aquaman Comes Packaged With ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Details

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by Jacob Hall 5 days ago
DC Comics
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, our first look at Aquaman brings with it some Batman vs. Superman spoilers, Suicide Squad casts a new supervillain, and Joss Whedon waxes poetic about Avengers 2.

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ “Aftershocks” Trailer: Skye Quakes With ‘Inhuman’ Excitement

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
Marvel / ABC
Just over a week from now will see Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returning to their proper place on Tuesday nights, but the latter half of Season 2 will hardly be business as usual for Coulson’s team. Watch Skye discover her quaking powers as one of Marvel’s Inhumans in the latest look at Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2015 premiere, “Aftershocks!”

Hugh Jackman Wants to Keep Playing Wolverine Until He Dies

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
20th Century Fox
Before the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Hugh Jackman said that he was pretty positive that he wouldn’t be playing Wolverine much longer. But now that the actor is appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse and starring in a third Wolverine solo film — which will mark his ninth time playing the hero on screen — he seems to have changed his tune. Jackman says he wants to play Wolverine forever, and with that attitude and his massive appeal, Fox just might let him.