Marvel surprised us all the other day with the revelation that ‘Captain America’ spinoff one-shot ‘Agent Carter’ could potentially join ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ in her own ongoing TV series, while a number of other potential Marvel series projects have entered the works. We’ve given our picks for what unseen Marvel characters deserve their own TV series, but who from the established cinematic universe would we most want to see in their own live-action TV series spinoff?
The latest 'Thor 2' posters have prominently featured the god of thunder himself (Chris Hemsworth), Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and even the villain Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), but now it's time for the ladies to claim the spotlight. Marvel has released a pair of new one-sheets, featuring two of the most important women in Thor's life: the apple of his eye, Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), and his best gal pal, Sif (Jaimie Alexander).
We know that Marvel Studios has longterm plans for the future, with various "phases" set until near the end of the decade. However, we haven't heard of any concrete plans for a movie starring a female superhero -- at least not yet. But according to 'Thor: The Dark World' star Natalie Portman, we may be closer to a female-driven Marvel movie than we think.
Though Joss Whedon is busy working on the script for 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' and has admittedly been conceptualizing his sequel for some time, he still answered the call when 'Thor: The Dark World' director Alan Taylor was in trouble. According to Taylor, Whedon came in to save some major issues he was having with the film.
Disneyland has always been about transporting its guests to detailed fantasy worlds, so it makes perfect sense that the park will continue to squeeze the Marvel brand for all that it's worth. After showcasing Iron Man armor earlier this year and making Captain America a new staple on board Disney cruises, Disneyland will allow visitors to visit the realm of Asgard and meet Thor himself ... just in time for 'Thor: The Dark World,' of course.
'Iron Man 3' comes out on DVD and Blu-ray this September 24 with a butt-load of extra features, including a preview of the upcoming 'Thor 2' on the Blu-ray. You're gonna want to own that 'Iron Man 3' Blu-ray and you can get a taste of the incredible special features with a tease of 'Thor: The Dark World' right now.