As exciting as the creation and subsequent rapid expansion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been, there’s a missing ingredient: Spider-Man. One of the most beloved comic book characters of all time has been shut out as a result of some terribly boring business decisions, but after a decade and change, Sony Pictures has finally agreed to bring Spider-Man back to Marvel. More →
On Tuesday, Marvel released a short preview for a teaser for the new Daredevil series on its YouTube account. It was frustratingly vague, as most 15-second teasers tend to be, but hours later, the full trailer has arrived, and we finally have a clear picture of what the Netflix series will look like. More →
Like it or not, 20th Century Fox is going to keep making Fantastic Four movies until they find an audience. Eight years after the release of Rise of the Silver Surfer, one of the most universally panned superhero movies in recent history, the inevitable reboot is finally coming, and today Fox released the movie’s first trailer. More →
Last year was a great year for television, and for streaming replacements for television as well, but 2015 is already shaping up to be even better — especially if you’re a geek. Geek TV has officially gone mainstream and 2015 is going to be packed full of sci-fi shows, fantasy shows, comics-based shows and all sorts of other programming that would definitely not have been considered cool a few short years ago.
But what are the most exciting new TV and streaming series you should be getting ready to geek out over this year? More →
With all the hype surrounding The Avengers, you might have forgotten that another superhero team made the reemergence of comic book movies possible in the first place. Back in 2000, the first X-Men movie launched to critical acclaim and financial success, but despite having produced six sequels and spin-offs up to now, you’re still probably not acquainted with everyone who has ever joined Professor Xavier’s team. More →
On Monday night, during the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship, Marvel debuted the second full-length trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The trailer was originally teased at the beginning of the month, but we didn’t expect to see quite so much new footage this time around. More →
Netflix announced on Wednesday at the Television Critics Association’s winter previews that the first season of Marvel’s Daredevil series will premiere on April 10th at 12:01 a.m. PT. The 13-episode season will star Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, a lawyer who dons the Daredevil costume to fight crime at night. More →
Releasing teaser trailers to stir up anticipation for full trailers has become increasingly common in recent years, but Marvel has taken it a step further with the first Ant-Man teaser. Published on Friday, the “ant-sized” look at Ant-Man offers just a few seconds of footage of Marvel’s 2015 film… but it’s too tiny to see. More →
Next year’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is already one of the most hotly anticipated movies of 2015, and it will likely end up being one of the highest grossing films of all time. But that’s just the start in terms of superhero movies set to be released in the next few years. More than 30 new superhero movies are scheduled to be released between now and the end of the year in 2020, and you’ll find a complete list of them all right here.
Meanwhile, superhero movie fans who don’t want to wait five months until Age of Ultron is released on May 1st to experience something new in the Marvel universe have a new assignment: By following the simple instructions laid out recently by The Comic Archive, you can watch every scene from every current Marvel movie in chronological order. More →
If you thought the influx of superhero movies over the past several years might have just been a temporary fad, I have some news for you: Marvel and DC are here to stay. Late last month, Marvel took the stage to reveal the release dates for each and every one of its Phase 3 features, including three Avengers films and the introduction of Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel and Black Panther.
All in all, Marvel has 11 movies scheduled to hit theaters before the end of 2019, but that’s just the beginning of the superhero movie deluge.