By now, everyone is familiar with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, where people heed the call to throw buckets of ice water on themselves to spread awareness of ALS and raise donations to support The ALS Association. Everyone, from your many Facebook friends to A-list celebs have been participating, but, for us, there's nothing like seeing the likes of Thor, Iron Man and Star-Lord step up to the plate.
Fans of The CW's 'Arrow' have been on pins and...well, arrows in waiting for the casting announcement of Ra's al Ghul, but the League of Assassins head won't be the last DC villain to cross paths with Oliver Queen this year. The latest to enter the fray is 'Tron: Legacy' star Matt Ward as DC archer Komodo, while we've also learned that Felicity backstory episode "Oracle" may not have as significant a title as we'd hoped.
Yesterday, Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' offered a cryptic season 2 tease in the form of a mysterious billboard looming over Los Angeles, but today's big reveal flies far higher. One-time 'Wonder Woman' star and all-around asskicker Adrianne Palicki is officially trading DC for Marvel, signing onto 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' season 2 as the show's first ostensible costumed hero, Bobbi "Mockingbird" Morse.
Ever since James Gunn's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' got Marvelites hooked on these intergalactic superheroes with attitude, the cosplay world has been a boomin' with Rocket Raccoons, Gamoras, Star-Lords and even a bunch of Nebulas, but nothing makes us say "I am Groot" quite like this incredible Groot cosplay.
With 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' hitting DVD and Blu-ray in a couple of weeks, and 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in the works, Marvel has set up a cool new viral site that neatly ties everything together (just like their movie universe). And fans will be rewarded handsomely for visiting the site to find out if they're on team S.H.I.E.L.D. or part of the nefarious Hydra organization.
During Comic-Con, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige told ScreenCrush that he wasn't ready to announce anything with regards to 'Doctor Strange' at the time, and now a new report may help shed a bit more light on its status. The latest word to leak out of the MCU is that Marvel is sick of all the origin stories and, starting with 'Doctor Strange,' won't be featuring them in the future.