After Edgar Wright bailed on the film project, Disney/Marvel hired Peyton Reed [“Yes Man”] to finish up directing “Ant-Man”. Former “Saturday Night Live” writer Adam McKay will write the script which stars Michael Douglas as Dr. Hank Pym who discovers a chemical potion that can turn a human into an ant-sized superhero. “Ant-Man” is currently […]
There they were, Beverly and Eugene Strange, innocently vacationing in Philadelphia in 1930 and minding their own business when suddenly, they find themselves bringing forth the birth of one Stephen Strange – aka Doctor Strange – and now the Doctor will have his own feature film directed by Scott Derrickson, who also directed “Sinister” and […]
Charlie Cox [“Boardwalk Empire”] has been selected to be The Daredevil, one of Marvel’s comic book superheroes, for a 13-episode series on Netflix. Cox will play Matthew Murdock – aka Daredevil – a blind attorney-at-law who becomes the crimefighting superhero. “Daredevil” is slotted to begin its first season in early 2015.
Edgar Wright and Disney/Marvel parted ways with the director leaving the “Ant-Man” feature film project just over a mere year before its scheduled release. Wright [“Shaun of the Dead”]. An official press release cited “differences over their vision of the film” as the reason behind the divorce of the project between Disney/Marvel and Wright, who […]
Disney has released three new stills from Big Hero 6, an adaptation of a Marvel superhero comic book scheduled for release on November 7, 2014. The stills show the movie’s hero Hiro Hamada and his robot Baymax, who unite with four more heroes to form the superhero team of the title dedicated to protecting the […]
Cynopsis Kids Announces 2014 Animation Innovators Innovators Will Be Honored at the !magination Awards on June 11 at The Yale Club in NYC An esteemed class of Animation Innovators will take the stage at the third annual Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards, 8:00 -10:00am, June 11, at the Yale Club in New York City. Congratulations to: […]
Marvel’s two agent-based comic-laden television series both received good news this week as “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” received a renewal order from ABC for its second season and “Agent Carter” starring Hayley Atwell [“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”] in the lead role as Peggy Carter will go straight to a television series for the network. “Agent […]
Fox has moved Toby Kebbell from apes to Doom as the actor whose most known role was in “The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” will play villain Victor von Doom [aka Doctor Doom] in the upcoming “The Fantastic Four” feature film. Kebbell will be playing a young version of the Doctor as the […]