“In Norse mythology, Ragnarök is a series of future events, including a great battle, foretold to ultimately result in the death of a number of major figures (including the gods Odin, Thor, Týr, Freyr, Heimdallr, and Loki), the occurrence of various natural disasters, and the subsequent submersion of the world in water.”
While Thor: Ragnarök still is a while away, there have been several updates recently, all following rumors of some hiccups in production. Around the beginning of the year we reported about the rumored, now confirmed, casting of Cate Blanchett as Hela the Goddess of Death. Mark Ruffalo is also confirmed as he reprises his role as Bruce Banner.
Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok – Valkyrie, Urban, Goldblum, and Planet Hulk?
It may be part of Darth Disney’s plan to take over the world, but Marvel’s ever-expanding movie universe has taken audiences by storm (just not Johnny Storm).
Captain America: Civil War kicked off Phase Three with some impressive numbers the last two weekends, keeping the number one spot and showing that audiences are still symptom-free of what some are calling Superhero-Fatigue.
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Continue reading Marvel Enters Phase Three: The MCU Goes Infinite With Updated Film Slate
Last night I was invited to participate in a discussion about the Marvel Cinematic Universe to this point, and how it’s been used to set up the events in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War.
As Civil War is one of the most anticipated movies of the year, the guys over at Culture Junkies have devoted the entire week to topics surrounding the film. I was happy to be involved.
Continue reading Dr. Kronner on Culture Junkies! The MCU Lead-up to Civil War…
Oh Marvel Entertainment, you do seem to have a knack for casting.
Chris Pratt is one example of this. He perfectly encapsulates the cocky and slightly stupid character that is the almighty StarLord. Once you see Pratt in that role it really is hard to even imagine anyone else portraying that character.
Pratt and his amazing castmates, as well as some sharp writing and great direction made Guardians of the Galaxy a huge success, and Marvel will be hoping that Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (which is currently filming at the moment) will be just as big a hit. Director James Gunn does not look like he is going to disappoint either. Gunn recently made a casting decision that, if nothing else, will make a majority of fandom fans insanely happy.
Continue reading Nathan Fillion to Appear In Guardians Of The Galaxy 2?
It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were waiting patiently for the release of the first season of Daredevil on Netflix. The first of the planned Defenders series from Marvel and Daredevil, the geek world saw a mass binge watch when the whole series was released. After only a few days most of us were finished the series and already pining for more from Hell’s Kitchen.
Season 2 was announced pretty quickly following the success of Daredevil, and we learned about some new additions to the cast while we made ourselves ready for the second series in Netflix’s little corner of the MCU, Jessica Jones. It was revealed that both the Punisher and Elektra would be featuring in the second season, played by Jon Bernthal and Elodie Yung, respectively.
While we’ve seen a few pictures of Bernthal as Frank Castle from the set, today we received our first official images of the characters from Entertainment Weekly, whom also released the official images yesterday of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange. We’ll take a look at the pictures after the jump.
Continue reading Daredevil: First Season 2 Images Reveal Punisher and Elektra