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‘Arrow’ Season 5 Makes ‘Human Target’ of ‘Jessica Jones’ Star

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 18, 2016 @ 4:16 PM
The CW / Marvel
Whether or not you buy Joss Whedon hanging around the Arrow-verse, it looks like another Marvel star is making the leap. With Jessica Jones Season 2 off in the distance, Wil Traval will become a Human Target for Arrow’s fifth run, once again trying to protect a brooding hero.

‘Flash’ Season 3 Teases Mirror Master vs. Captain Cold Battle

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 18, 2016 @ 11:52 AM
The CW / DC Comics
There’s still a great deal of mystery around The Flash Season 3, not the least of which will finally introduce Mirror Master, and return an old friend. Or is that foe? Yes, Wentworth Miller’s Captain Cold will return for a chilly rivalry with the next generation of Flash rogues, including a gender-swapped version of The Top.

Colton Haynes May Not Return to ‘Arrow’ Season 5

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2016 @ 10:47 PM
The CW
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.

Natalie Portman Says She’s ‘Done’ With Marvel

by Britt Hayes August 17, 2016 @ 3:46 PM
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.

‘Flash’ Producer on Another Evil Speedster, Earth-2 ‘Flashpoint’ Changes

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2016 @ 3:06 PM
The CW
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.

Marvel ‘Runaways’ Series Coming to Hulu From ‘Gossip Girl’ Creators

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2016 @ 1:28 PM
Marvel Comics
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.

New ‘Doctor Strange’ Images Take Benedict Cumberbatch to a Whole New World

by Britt Hayes August 17, 2016 @ 12:39 PM
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.

Report: Netflix’s ‘Punisher’ Casting its First Major Role

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2016 @ 10:56 AM
Marvel / Netflix
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.