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Disney Not Planning Animated Marvel Feature Films

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Even though Walt Disney Feature Animation’s Big Hero 6 is based on a Marvel Comics superhero team (and mini-series) of the same name, and Disney now owns Marvel Comics, there are currently no plans for the parent company’s animation studio to dabble in the expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe films. According to a post in New […]

Liam Neeson Would Play Ra’s Al Ghul On CW’s Arrow

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Liam Neeson has played DC comic book villain Ra’s al Ghul twice already in feature films – once in “Batman Begins” and then again in “The Dark Knight Rises” – but he has indicated he would play the bad guy again “in a heartbeat” for CW’s comic book-themed television series, “Arrow”. In an interview with […]

Katana Gets New Identity On Arrow

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Due to a “scheduling conflict”, Devin Aoki – the actress who played Katana in the Season Three opener for “Arrow” – has been replaced by Rila Fukushima [“The Wolverine”] for the recurring role. Fukushima will appear during Oliver Queen’s numerous flashbacks as Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana – a Japanese martial arts expert who is also one of […]

New Poster For The Flash On CW

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A new promotional poster was released to support the upcoming release of the fledling CW television series, “The Flash” starring Grant Gustin in the title role. The new series premieres on October 7, 2014… Source: Hollywood Reporter

Donald Glover to Play Miles Morales Spider-Man

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Actor Donald Glover is set to play Spider-Man in an upcoming episode of Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors on Disney XD. In the series, Peter Parker travels between realities in pursuit of the Green Goblin, trying to prevent the Goblin from acquiring DNA samples from alternate universe Spider-Men. Glover will voice Miles Morales, the character who […]

Otakon 2014: Ed Chavez of Vertical Press on How to License Manga

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Ed Chavez of Vertical, Inc. did a panel presentation at Otakon 2014 on several of Vertical’s upcoming publications and gave an overview of the process of licensing manga and other publications from Japan. Upcoming Vertical releases include Attack on Titan: Before the Fall, a retrospective of Satoshi Kon’s manga works entitled Dream Fossil-The Complete Satoshi […]

Marvel Skipping the "Big Hero 6" Movie Party

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Although Disney’s upcoming animated feature Big Hero 6 is based on a Marvel Comics superhero team (and comic book mini-series of the same name), The Hollywood Reporter states that Marvel is not planning any tie-ins to the movie, citing the lack of any Big Hero 6 tie-ins for the November 2014 advance solicitations (when the […]

Spider-Woman Strikes A Pose In #1

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Spider-Woman #1 comic will be released by Marvel later this year and artist Milo Manara has drawn Spider-Woman in an intriguing pose or maybe she is looking for a baddie underneath a table on top of a roof or maybe something else. Manara’s Spider-Woman has her butt fairly high in the air in the original […]

Boom! Studios Signs TV Deal With Fox

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Comic book publisher Boom! Studios – whose comic book or graphic novel roster includes Farscape, Hellraiser and Warhammer – has signed a deal with Fox television for future broadcast and cable projects. Boom! Studios currently has 29 original series which they expect to expand to 35 in 2015. Source: Deadline Hollywood

Eight More Join Ant-Man Cast

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Joining Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly on the cast of the comic book movie “Ant-Man” will be a slew of actors and actresses led by Judy Greer [“Archer”], John Slattery [“Mad Men”] and Bobby Cannavale [“Chef”] – however none of the eight have specified roles yet. “Ant-Man” is currently scheduled to be released […]

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