Welcome to the MCU Weekly Pulse, a rundown of all the stories throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe that we didn’t cover in News or Features this past week.

Netflix Heroes Join Forces With Classic Hulk At Wizard World

Trial of the Incredible Hulk

Wizard World took place in St.Louis this week and Charlie Cox looked pretty pleased to have snagged a selfie with Hulk version 1.0, Lou Ferrigno.

Fellow Defender Mike Colter, looking pretty buff following his solo turn as Luke Cage, also managed to get in on the action.

Meanwhile, the UK Netflix Twitter feed put out this neat Daredevil motion poster which, frankly, looks like it could be a Bullseye tease.

Daredevil Season 2 is now streaming worldwide on Netflix.

Source: Wizard World and Netflix UK on Twitter.

Jessica Henwick Welcomed Aboard Iron Fist By Finn and Gunn

Colleen and Luke

Also in Netflixland, the news of Jessica Henwick‘s casting as Colleen Wing has been well received, with series star Finn Jones posting this on his Instagram page (which is entertainingly subtitled ‘Finnstagram’).

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn also had kind words to say for the actress, which bodes well – Gunn seems to be mostly vocal about the things, or people, he really, really likes and so the following tweet is good news.

Iron Fist is due to land on Netflix in 2017.

Source: Finn Jones on Instagram, James Gunn on Twitter.

The Russo Brothers Share Set Pics From Captain America: Civil War

Civil War Logo

Before Captain America: Civil War goes on a full media offensive next week, the Russo’s posted a few choice reveals on their Facebook page.

I think I’m looking through the right end of this thing . . .

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The Russo Brothers on Friday, April 1, 2016

Based on the trailers, we can probably assume Joe Russo is just joking and his technical competency is slightly more accomplished.

We also got some green screen shots teasing a face off between Scarlet Witch and Vision.

Additionally there was a bit of rough and tumble to be seen on Instagram with a still of Black Panther laying into Bucky.

Working out choreography for the dance scene.

A photo posted by The Russo Brothers (@therussobrothers) on

Following the completion of the movie, the Russo’s fielded a Q&A session on Facebook. It offers some great insight in to the creative process and production. When given the opportunity to describe the end of Civil War in one word, Joe says it’s “complicated”.

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The Russo Brothers on Wednesday, April 6, 2016

In line with some wonderful artwork coming out of Civil War‘s pre-production, we got to see a blistering piece of concept art with Avengers old and new in full combat mode courtesy of Andy Park‘s Tumblr

 Civil War Concept

A full outline of Spider-man’s new new costume, complete with squinty eyes, has been revealed via this cool render by artist Mattia Ruffo

Mattia Ruffo render

And Finally, as if to confirm that, yes, this is really happening, this image of some in-theater promo material has surfaced on Twitter.

Civil War opens on May 6th.

Source: The Russo Brothers on Facebook and Instagram, The official Cap: Civil War and Andy Park on Twitter. Spider-art by Mattia Ruffo.

Doctor Strange Wraps While Benedict Cumberbatch Tries To Blend In


Meanwhile, it’s been a busy week for Doctor Strange with a flurry of revealing set pics across social media. Director Scott Derrickson commemorated the completion of filming with this photo on Twitter.

Elsewhere, a fully Strange’d up Benedict Cumberbatch could be spotted flaunting his get-up and posing for photos in a nearby comic book store.

If you haven’t been wowed enough by the new Doctor Strange costume Cumberbatch has been prancing around in, you can feast your eyes on these exquisitely detailed close-ups.





Doctor Strange opens November 4th, 2016.

Source: Scott Derrickson and Lichtblickpink on Twitter

Brett Dalton’s Hive Concept Revealed By Marvel

The official Marvel site accompanied a recent Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D interview with this cool artwork of everyone’s new favourite Marvel villain Hive. I quite want that jacket.

Hive Concept

And we’ll leave you with Jed Whedon video-selfie-ing next to some pyrotechnics as recorded for this week’s episode. All together now! HYDRAAAA!

Just another day at work… #agentsofshield #spacetime

A video posted by Jed Whedon (@misterkarate) on

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