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'Avengers 2' Will Have More Visual Effects Shots Than Any Other Marvel Movie

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by Jacob Hall October 20, 2014 11:15 AM
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A few days ago, Marvel Studios' executive vice president of visual effects and post-production spoke at the Visual Effects Society Production Summit. Although most of her speech was industry inside baseball, she did drop one interesting factoid that should prove interesting to news-hungry superhero nerds: 'Avengers 2' will feature more special effects shots than any other Marvel movie so far.

'Doctor Strange' Eyeing Colin Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix Still Possible?

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by Britt Hayes October 17, 2014 08:28 PM
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Here we go again! Another day, and yet another 'Doctor Strange' update: the latest news has Marvel adding one -- just one -- more name to the ever-growing list of possible stars to play the Sorcerer Supreme, while we've learned that at least a couple of actors haven't quite been crossed off that list just yet: most notably Joaquin Phoenix, who had previously been in negotiations with Marvel over the summer.

'Doctor Strange' Casting Back to Square One: Now Matthew McConaughey and Jake Gyllenhaal in the Mix

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by Mike Sampson October 15, 2014 01:09 PM
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For a long time, Marvel had their eye on Joaquin Phoenix to star in 'Doctor Strange.' In fact, he was far enough along in his negotiations that Marvel hoped to bring him out on stage at Comic-Con to introduce him to the crowd. Phoenix, in case you haven't noticed, is mercurial and negotiations stalled. And, then they stalled some more. And, then finally Marvel decided to move on completely. Now, here we are back at square one as Marvel has a completely new shortlist of actors to star in their next superhero film. We previously told you about Ewan McGregor, but who else does Marvel have their eye on?

What is Marvel's Civil War and What Does It Mean For 'Captain America 3' and the Future of the MCU?

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by Mike Sampson October 14, 2014 10:25 AM
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Last night came the shocking announcement: Robert Downey, Jr. will star in 'Captain America 3' alongside Chris Evans, kicking off the Civil War storyline in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But, what exactly is the Civil War storyline and what does it mean for 'Captain America 3,' 'Avengers 3,' the Infinity Gauntlet plans, Spider-Man and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe?! (Whew!)

'Captain America 3' Recruits Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man to Begin Civil War Storyline

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by Britt Hayes October 13, 2014 08:24 PM
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Well that certainly escalated quickly: over the last couple of weeks Robert Downey Jr. has played rather coy about what's next for Tony Stark and Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but now it looks like we know the answer, as he's just been recruited for 'Captain America 3,' in a storyline that's said to bring Marvel's Civil War arc to the big screen -- which is a rather huge development.

NYCC 2014: Marvel's 'Daredevil' Netflix Series Reveals New Casting and Details

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 11, 2014 06:49 PM
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The Man Without Fear returns to New York as Marvel's Netflix 'Daredevil' formally unveils the first of the 'Defenders' at New York Comic-Con 2014. We're on hand with Marvel TV heads and the entire Netflix cast for a first look at the new superhero drama due out in 2015, so what does Marvel's 'Daredevil' bring to the stage for its first official unveiling? Check out our full panel report for the inside scoop on Marvel's Netflix 'Daredevil!

'Daredevil' First Look: See Charlie Cox as Netflix's Man Without Fear

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by Nick Romano October 11, 2014 06:37 PM
Are you ready to meet Netflix's "Man Without Fear"? Marvel and Netflix premiered the first look at Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil at Saturday's New York Comic Con panel. If you weren't there to see this superhero's new look in person, check out the photos right here.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Finally Gets an Officially Licensed Dancing Baby Groot

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by Britt Hayes October 10, 2014 07:21 PM
Well it's about time! Marvel has finally revealed an officially licensed dancing baby Groot toy from 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' and this little dude will be available to take home just in time for you to put him under the tree for that special someone for Christmas. Or if you're anything like us, you're already making plans to use him instead of a Christmas tree this year. Festive!