Arrow Season 5 has made clear enough its intent for Oliver to build a new team of heroes, one we thought an some point to include Colton Haynes’ Roy Harper. The actor certainly suggested as much in passing, but certain Scream Queens may have a monopoly on Haynes’ time, preventing an immediate Arrow return.
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It’s been well-known for quite a while that Natalie Portman isn’t appearing in Thor: Ragnarok, which takes place largely on Asgard and throughout its other spacey realms, with very few scenes set on Earth. If you were hoping that Jane Foster might return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe sometime soon, however, then you might want to take this news whilst sitting down.
The Flash set us up for a pretty pointed twist on the norm in Season 3, enough that the presence of yet another evil speedster on set raised more than a few eyebrows. We’ve since learned that two villains will menace The Flash this year, but why bother with another speed demon? A producer has the answer – plus, a bit of clarification on “Flashpoint” changes to the surrounding universes.
Just when you thought Netflix the new premiere destination for Marvel’s TV branch, Hulu snags a few Runaways. Six, to be exact, as the long-gestating Marvel property has a full series order for the streaming service from Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
When Tilda Swinton asks you to open your mind, the only answer is yes, obviously. When Tilda Swinton asks you to do anything, you should probably say yes. In Benedict Cumberbatch’s case, that means discovering dimensions beyond our own and becoming a mystical superhero, which seems pretty chill. As you can see in these new images from Doctor Strange, the transformation should be rather enlightening.
Even as Marvel’s Netflix Punisher spinoff may take a backseat to Iron Fist and The Defenders until 2018, fans knew as early as Daredevil Season 2 what Marvel character Frank Castle might seek out next. So it may be, as reports suggest Netflix’s Punisher has begun preliminary casting for a role of Micro-importance.
The fastest man alive and the, uh, robotiest man alive? (Sorry, I don’t know Cyborg’s tagline. Does he have one? I don’t think he’s ever gotten one. The robotiest man alive works, I think.)
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is officially in production and we finally have our first look at Spidey hanging around, literally.
FOX’s Gotham has been … less than clear with its intent regarding Season 3's transformation from Clare Foley’s young Ivy Pepper to Maggie Geha’s full Poison Ivy, but a new photo at least sells the transition. Gone are the low-cut dresses, as a new Season 3 shot of Ivy Pepper brings back the familiar outfit.
Much has naturally been made of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. introducing a new Ghost Rider, perhaps overshadowing another notable Marvel mainstay teased in Season 3's finale. To wit, Galavant star Mallory Janson has joined Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 4 in a key role, but is she our first Life Model Decoy?