Here's something comic book fans would have never thought they'd hear a decade ago: Marvel Studios, hot off the success of 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' is officially moving forward with an 'Inhumans' movie. If you're a comic book fan, your jaw is probably hanging slightly agape.
One of the big cliffhangers teased at the end of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' was the identity of Star-Lord's father. This left me slightly confused in the theater considering Quill's father in the comics - J'son - was widely known and largely uninteresting. But, director James Gunn is going on the record as saying that 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' will veer from comic book canon and create a new identity for Peter Quill, including a new dad. So, who is Star-Lord's father?
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, Warner Bros. steps up to the superhero movie plate, video from the set of 'Batman v Superman' emerges, and Spider-Man inspires a new spin-off.
Now that the Michael Bay-produced 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' reboot has cleaned up on the box office, the inevitable can be announced: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' is officially on the way. Like for real. It has screenwriters and a release date and everything!
After a slow few weeks, Warner Bros. is finally starting to get public with their big plans for building a DC superhero movie universe to rival Marvel. Despite their shockingly quiet Comic-Con, they went ahead and announced plans to pump out two movies a year through 2020, announcing dates but no titles. Fan speculation ran rampant: 'Justice League'? A new Batman movie? 'Shazam' starring Dwayne Johnson? All of this is still cloaked in shadows and fog, but answers may arrive sooner than you think.
When it was announced that Josh Brolin would be the actor behind the villainous "Mad Titan" Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you were hard-pressed to find anyone with a bad thing to say about it. You don't complain when an actor as good as Brolin takes on one of the most famous and powerful comic book supervillains of all time. In true Marvel Studios fashion, the actor has remained fairly quiet about his work on the character, but he recently spilled the first details about the part and his role in the Marvel movies.
We're still admittedly on the fence about 'Arrow''s upcoming 'The Flash' spinoff, even with favorable reactions from Comic-Con 2014, but we have to give it to the DC drama for swinging to the fences. In addition to a plethora of DC villains already lined up, 'The Flash''s first season has added 'Arrow' baddie Robert Knepper to reprise his role as The Clock King, along with yet another DC metahuman, and a stylish new trailer to wrap it all up in.
Our first real look at Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' season 2 arrived with Comic-Con 2014, but even then, details were relatively light on the who, what and where of ABC's 'Avengers'-adjacent series in its second run. Now, we may have a heading, as Adrian Pasdar is confirmed to reprise his role as typical Hulk-baddie Glenn Talbot in the September premiere, while Kyle MacLachlan will pop up as a "Doctor" with major ties to one of the cast. How very Strange!