With Scarlett Johansson's pregnancy recently announced, it's fair to say fans were a little worried (if only in the back of their minds) that her stake in the Marvel landscape could be halted for the time being. But rest assured, she's more a part of it than ever before, and a new featurette delving into her Black Widow return in 'Captain America 2' shows she's just as badass.
Marvel dropped an extended 'Captain America 2' trailer, giving us one major look at the next installment and exciting fans to the point of mass hysteria. Well, perhaps it's not as dramatic as that, but this is the most extensive look yet at the sequel, officially titled 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier.'
We live in a world where every major movie rolls out a series of character posters highlighting individual cast members and their roles, so it's about time the title villain of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' gets his due. Following in the footsteps of the Black Widow, Nick Fury and Captain America posters, the mysterious Winter Soldier now has a one-sheet of his own.
Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ assembles its latest installment in “T.A.H.I.T.I.,” as the race to save Skye brings Coulson and fellow S.H.I.E.L.D. agent John Garrett (Bill Paxton) to the unknown facility responsible for Coulson's resurrection, deepening the mystery of its origins even further.
Previous ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ episode “T.R.A.C.K.S.” saw an undercover mission aboard a train proving to have deadly consequences tied to the fate of the surviving Mike Peterson, while Skye made a deadly sacrifice in pursuit of Ian Quinn., so how does ABC’s ‘Avengers‘-adjacent series keep us marveling at its inaugural season?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’’s fourteenth episode, “T.A.H.I.T.I.!”
Congratulations are in order for Scarlett Johansson, who is expecting her first child with fiance Romain Dauriac. (We hope you have a happy, healthy child that will never be bothered by parasitic paparazzi with no respect for your privacy.) However, with basic human decency out of the way, one of the biggest questions on the minds of Marvel fans is, how will this joyous news affect production on 'The Avengers 2,' set to begin later this year?
A few months ago, we learned that the terrific Thomas Kretschmann was joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as supervillain Baron von Strucker (though Marvel refrained from acknowledging it) and we immediately assumed his appearance in 'The Avengers 2' would be a one-and-done performance. Now, a new interview with the actor reveals that, in true Marvel fashion, Kretschmann actually signed on for multiple films and his monocled baddie will continue to threaten the Avengers and their allies in the years to come.
Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' steadily built up the latter half of its first season with the 2014 arrival of Deathlok, Lady Sif and more, but it seams the March 4 premiere, "T.A.H.I.T.I.," may bring more marvels than we bargained for. Not only does the latest trailer's "Uprising" bring Bill Paxton in as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent John Garrett and our first footage of Lady Sif, but a subtle clue may bring a Captain America cameo, as well!
Marvel TV has some fairly exciting weeks ahead for us, between 'Thor' character Lady Sif dropping into 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and the subsequent 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' sneak peek, but lest we forget, February's "T.R.A.C.K.S." left poor Skye (Chloe Bennet) in some major peril. The first four minutes of next week's "T.A.H.I.T.I." (we know, we know) have arrived online, and things definitely look bleak for the newest 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
If you say you saw 'The Avengers' coming, you're a liar.
And we're not necessarily talking about the film's massive box office success or cultural impact, either. That's all after-the-fact stuff. We're talking about the fact that the film exists in the first place. We're talking about how Marvel Studios (with a little help from some deep-pocketed friends) managed to create a series of individual franchises with their own films and characters before having them all come together in a special crossover event. 'The Avengers' didn't just unite Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the Hulk, it openly acknowledged that all of these characters lived in the same world and that the events of their own films could actually have an impact on each other.
They all live in the same universe ... and audiences love it.
As ABC plans to premiere a new hourlong special diving deeper into the Marvel Cinematic Universe than ever before, the studio continues bulking up its properties. Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man' is the latest to make some major additions to its cast as the studio is currently in negotiations with 'The Conjuring' (and 'The Conjuring 2') star Patrick Wilson, along with the now confirmed talks with Michael Pena.