Now, as ludicrous as that title sounds, this story has exploded all over the web today. The Sony/Spider-Man rumor mill has reported that Sony may in fact be working on an Aunt May solo film, which would be the 6th film in the Spider-Man franchise that Sony seems to be developing within the next 5 years. This appears to be different from the "female-lead spin-off film" Sony wants to release in 2017, but this film is reportedly going to follow a young Aunt May during her years as a spy, before she settled down with Uncle Ben. And also, no Spider-Man.
But before you cry foul, and lament Sony's continued hold on the Spider-Man rights, it's worth noting that the source of the rumor traces back to none other than Latino Review, whose "trusted ins…Read more >
As reported by Crunchy Roll and other entertainment sites, Marvel's C.B. Cebulski confirmed on Twitter today that Marvel's heroes will have an official crossover with Hajime Isayama's wildly popular manga series, Attack on Titan.
Attack on Titan, (also known by its Japanese name Shingeki no Kyojin) is the ongoing saga of a world where humanity was nearly wiped out by giant creatures called Titans. The manga is currently in its 15th volume, while a second season of the anime adaptation is currently in production.
Details are slim, but Cebulski pitched the crossover as "What if the titans from Hajime Isayama's "Attack on Titan" attacked the Marvel universe?". The crossover will debut in Japan two weeks from now, and we can likely expect a release …Read more >
San Diego Comic Con is upon us once again, and that means it's as good a time as any to rampantly speculate about what we'll see from Marvel.
Despite the name, Comic Con has become known in recent years as the best time for movie announcements and updates, and after a flurry of announcements, postponements and other shuffling this week, surely we will get some good stuff from Marvel, Sony and Fox.
Firstly, Marvel Studios. Aside from the multiple upcoming films we already know about (and will likely receive details about), including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Captain America 3 and next week's Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel is going into Comic Con with record eight unannounced films scheduled between July 2016 and May 2019, which should come a…
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Marvel has issued a press release today announcing multiple new release dates for unnamed films.
Previously, Marvel had 6 Cinematic Universe films planned for future release:
- Guardians of the Galaxy (August 1, 2014)
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015)
- Ant-Man (July 17, 2015)
- Captain America 3 (May 6, 2016)
- Two unnamed films (July 8, 2016 & May 5, 2017)
Today's announcement adds another 5 dates to the list:
- July 28, 2017
- November 3, 2017
- July 6, 2018
- November 2, 2018
- May 3, 2019
Marvel released no film names with these new dates, but we can expect to see films assigned to at least some of them come San Diego Comic Con later this month.
Additionally, while not mentioned by Marvel, multiple news sites including Variety and Empire Online have reported that th…Read more >
At the London premiere of X-Men: Days of Future Past, long-time X-Men series producer Lauren Shuler Donner revealed that Channing Tatum had been cast as Gambit in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, which is due out in May 2016.
This comes after Donner expressed interest in casting Tatum for the role back in January, and Tatum expressed interest in portraying the character in September 2013. Tatum, star of films such as G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, 21 Jump Street, and Magic Mike, takes over the role from actor Taylor Kitsch, who played Gambit in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
In addition to his appearance in Apocalypse, Tatum will reportedly portray the character in a possible solo film that is currently in production. Details about the solo film, incl…Read more >