Here's an interesting theory on how to bring the X-Men and Fantastic Four into the MCU

Since the announcement of the merger between Disney and 21st Century Fox, people have wondered how, exactly, all of these disparate comic book characters would finally be brought together. For years, Marvel superheroes like the X-Men and the Fantastic Four have been sequestered to separate franchises, timelines, and…

Female-driven Marvel superhero series in the works at ABC from Wonder Woman screenwriter

This week, it was reported that Disney is developing TV shows spun off from Marvel Cinematic Universe characters like Loki and the Scarlet Witch for its upcoming, direct-to-consumer streaming service. This was seen by some as a death knell for ABC’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., which was renewed for a sixth, 13-episode…

Kit Harington wonders why a gay actor hasn't starred in a Marvel movie yet

It’s no secret that Marvel hasn’t been particularly inclusive when it comes to narrative representation. Yes, it’s made some strides with Black Panther and the upcoming Captain Marvel by presenting, for the first time, lead characters who are not white and male, respectively. But there’s still room to…

Disney says James Gunn will absolutely not be directing Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

Sorry, folks, but Mickey’s put his big, yellow loafer down: James Gunn will not be directing Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3. Despite rumors of positive “back channel talks,” the overwhelming support of the Guardians cast, and what have no doubt been some intimidating glares from Dave Bautista, Disney has made it…

Ant-Man And The Wasp’s Peyton Reed on working with Marvel and that Fantastic Four film he never made

Peyton Reed has a reputation for smart and savvy directing, delivering witty, frothy fun in films like Bring It On, Down With Love, and that movie where Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston break up, The Break-Up. It seemed like a thankless task when he was brought on by Marvel in 2014 to take over directing duties on …

New cosmic brain argument: Actually, Ant-Man is the most powerful Avenger

Ant-Man’s been a curious character in the Marvel universe, having been built as a lighter, more comic character due to the films’ whimsical tones, Paul Rudd’s doofy performance, and, well, being called Ant-Man. Yet the films found the character venturing into situations foreign to any other Avenger—that whole…