ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to D.C. and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we have 'Man of Steel' soundtrack mash-ups, Thanos rumors for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'Avengers 2' plus a look into Spider-Man’s “future.”
Guardians of the Galaxy
Were you a little disappointed by the 'Iron Man 3' post-credits scene? The scene that was included was cute and funny but where was the big tease; the look ahead at one of the future Marvel movies, specifically the one that would've linked 'Iron Man 3' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy?' Well if one of the stars is to be believed, Marvel had that scene ready but scrapped it. But but but why? Find out after the jump.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to D.C. and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis
'Guardians of the Galaxy' is a far more mysterious project than any of the other Marvel Phase 2 films because we literally have no idea what to expect. We pretty much already know what 'Thor: The Dark World' and 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' will look and feel like, but this? No clue. That's why every new piece of news can't help but feel huge. In a recent interview with Total Film, the recently cast Zoe Saldana revealed how she'll be bringing her character of Gamora to life...
'The Walking Dead' star Michael Rooker was openly lobbying to voice Rocket Raccoon in Marvel's upcoming 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie. The bad news? He didn't get the part. The good news? He got another part. Rooker has joined the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' cast as Yondu Udonta of the planet Centauri IV. Don't worry, we'll explain.
Just a few minutes ago, we told you about who the villain would be in Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' - their next original superhero film. That's not enough for you? You want to know who else will be starring in the film? OK, you win. How about this? Zoe Saldana ('Avatar,' 'Star Trek Into Darkness') will star as Gamora in Marvel's next film.
So far, we know who the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' lineup will be: it's Star-Lord, Groot, Drax, Gamera and Rocket Raccoon. But every superhero film needs a strong villain and we haven't heard anything yet on who our heroes will be fighting against. That's all about to change. Meet: THE CONTROLLER.
Included as one of the bonus features on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Phase 1 Blu-ray box set is a five-minute preview video looking at the upcoming Marvel movies like 'Thor 2,' 'Captain America 2,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Ant-Man' and 'Avengers 2.' If you haven't gotten your copy of the Blu-ray box set yet, don't worry: we're giving away a copy this Friday. And if you just can't wait to see that Marvel Phase 2 preview video, you can watch it right here, right now.