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, the 'Spider-Man' producers shoot down the potential of a crossover, Zack Snyder explains why Batman just has to fight Superman on the big screen, and Channing Tatum may take on a certain Cajun mutant superhero.
For as much as Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' has undergone a dramatic uptick in quality, aided by the game-changing events of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' we've wondered when ABC might formally announce a season 2 pickup, or at least progress on the proposed 'Agent Carter' series. Now, in lieu of an official confirmation, new reports suggest 'Agent Carter' might go to series with an airdate between 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' season 2.
It's hard to imagine where ABC might fit in a potential 'Agent Carter' TV series alongside Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' but a new chat with screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely may hold the key. Find out how ABC may approach the potential 'Agent Carter' TV series, along with plot details and the potential for Howard Stark to appear!
Marvel has plenty on its TV development plate already, between the ongoing 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and the five upcoming 'Defenders' Netflix series, but it seems a potential 'Agent Carter' TV spinoff may yet move forward after all. The studio has all-but-officially hired a pair of writers and executive producers to run the drama, seemingly confirming its development for ABC.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie 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, director Edgar Wright reveals his "homework" for 'Ant-Man,' rumors point to an expanded Marvel TV universe, and new production details on 'Batman vs. Superman' drop.
Alright, we'll go ahead and put this in the bank. Marvel is a lucrative corporation and studio whose current live-action TV crop of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' leaves something to be desired, at least until the four 'Defenders' series hit Netflix. An independent 'Agent Carter' TV series has also been discussed, for which the internet would eat Dum Dum Dugan's hat if Hayley Atwell wasn't given a chance to reprise the role. Said TV series is now definitely happening, with Atwell front and center as 'Agent Carter,' according to the most reputable of journalistic sources: the internet!
We're still reeling from Marvel's bombshell announcement of four new Netflix original series for 'Daredevil,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'Iron Fist' and 'Luke Cage,' eventually forming their own miniseries 'The Defenders,' but questions will continue to pour in over the long wait until 2015. For instance, does Disney believe the heroes could still lead to their own films? What about the proposed 'Agent Carter' series?
This week’s all-new ‘Arrow’ installment mashed together a plethora of major DC names in both minor appearances and name-drops, some more unexpected than others, as we learned that a previously off-limits ‘Batman’ figure would figure prominently into the ‘Arrow’ mythology. Compounding ‘Arrow’’s already DC-heavy roster of characters, the reveal got us thinking about Marvel’s own TV continuity tie-in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ and begging the ultimate question: Which is making better use of its source material?
A few weeks ago we were taken aback, if not entirely surprised that Marvel would look to capitalize on the success of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' with a potential 'Agent Carter' TV series, but it seems the comic corporation's true plans may run far deeper. A new report suggests Marvel is prepping a 60-episode commitment for four new ongoing TV shows and a miniseries, but where might the new projects land?
'Captain America' star Hayley Atwell finally reprised her role as 'Agent Carter' in a Marvel "One-Shot" on the 'Iron Man 3' Blu-ray release, which earned such positive reception that Marvel Studios was revealed to be giving serious thought to an 'Agent Carter' TV series alongside 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..' Now, Atwell has finally weighed in on the prospect of taking Cap's former girl to the small screen, emphatically stating, "I'd definitely do it!"