Tom Hiddleston Explains Loki’s Absence In Avengers: Age Of Ultron

After a fan favorite turn as the villainous Loki in Marvel’s Avengers, many fans were surprised at the character’s absence from this summer’s sequel. During a recent interview with Digital Spy, Tom Hiddleston explained just why this was.

“In test screenings, audiences had sort-of overemphasized Loki’s role. They thought that because I was in it, I was controlling Ultron. It was actually imbalancing people’s expectations, so Joss and Kevin were like, ‘Let’s cut it, because it’s confusing people.'”

Be sure to pick-up your copy of Avengers: Age of Ultron on DVD and Blu-Ray today!

Source: Digital Spy on YouTube.

Brett Dalton Pitches Joe Quesada On A New Direction For Hydra

Brett Dalton, the man behind everyone’s favorite turncoat, Grant Ward, gives Marvel’s CCO Joe Quesada his thoughts on a new, lighter direction for international terrorist organization Hydra in this funny new video.

Be sure to tune into Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this Tuesday on ABC!

Source: Marvel’s YouTube Page.

The Dubsmash War Continues

Round Three of Marvel’s Dubsmash War between the casts of Agent Carter and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is here with new entries from both teams as well as some fans and crew of the respective shows. Watch the battle below at the link below and make sure to submit your vote and add to the $110,000 already raised for the two team’s charities.

Source: Crowdrise

Spider-Man Director Hints At Miles Morales

Jon Watts, director of the upcoming Spider-Man reboot for Marvel and Sony, recently alluded to the possibility of Miles Morales showing up in the new film.

“I can’t talk about that, because, you know, that will reveal too much,” he tells us. “We’re still writing the story…we haven’t finished all the way through the story yet, so who knows.”

Originally introduced after the death of Peter Parker in the Ultimate universe, the black-and-red suited Miles Morales has since crossed over to become the main Earth-616 Spider-Man.

Source: Yahoo! Movies UK

The Creation Of The Avengers: Age Of Ultron End Credits Sequence

Graphics company Perception gives us a look at the construction of the acclaimed “Earth’s Mightiest Heroes” marble statue end credits sequence from this summer’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron.

Avengers: Age of Ultron Animatic from Perception on Vimeo.

We also get a look at some of the other sequences that could have played out at the end of the field. Watch them all below and let us know your favorite in the comments!

Source: /Film

Meet Baron Von Strucker’s Son

This week’s episode of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. introduced us to Werner Von Strucker (Spencer Clark), the son of the late Baron Von Strucker (Thomas Kretschmann) and his induction into the new Hydra under Grant Ward (Brett Dalton). In the video below, Clark talks a bit about joining the team.

Be sure to tune into Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this Tuesday on ABC!

Source: Marvel’s YouTube Page.

Meg LeFauve Talks Writing Captain Marvel

One of Marvel’s most anticipated films is Captain Marvel, which was unfortunately pushed back yet again yesterday to a 2019 release date. Earlier this year, Marvel confirmed the hiring of both Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman to work on the screenplay for the upcoming film and since then, things have been rather quiet. It’ll be some time before an actress is cast in the role or before the film lands a director, but that hasn’t stopped the writers from talking about the upcoming project and what the hardest part of writing for a character like Carol Danvers is – showcasing her vulnerability.

MEG LeFAUVE: Yeah, we haven’t started yet! We have not started yet. We just got the phone call to come over to Marvel. But for me personally, the wonderful thing about her and the challenge of her is going to be that she’s a female superhero. And that is awesome because she’s so powerful, and how hard is that going to be because she’s so powerful? We don’t want the Superman curse. “What’s her vulnerability?” is what we have to figure out.

Source: Collider.

Benicio Del Toro Seemingly Confirmed For GotG: Vol. 2

Not too long ago, Benicio Del Toro seemed unsure about his involvement in Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 which is set to begin production in February of next year. It hand’t helped that he’d landed a villain role in 2017’s Star Wars: Episode VIII, which led many to assume that there wasn’t any way he’d be able to do both Star Wars and Guardians.

Well, now it looks as though he’ll indeed be doing both. In a recent video uploaded to her husband’s Facebook page, Zoe Saldana (Gamora) seemed to confirm Del Toro’s return as The Collector in the highly anticipated sequel!

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Posted by Marco Perego Saldana on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Source: Latino-Review.

Bryan Cranston Would Be Up For A “Nasty” Marvel Villain Role

There are few names that are fan-cast in comic book properties these days as often as Mads Mikkelsen, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Bryan Cranston. And with Mikkelsen possibly circling a role in Doctor Strange, it’s hard not to try and place both Gyllenhaal and Cranston in various roles within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While speaking to Metro during the London Film Festival for the premiere of his new film Trumbo, Cranston revealed that there’s one role he’d love to play and his answer is pretty interesting.

‘You know what I’d like to do? I’d like to do some big superhero villain in some Marvel classic,’ he revealed.

But he has no plans to play a long-standing Marvel bad guy. No, Bryan has his eye on an original: ‘Create one from scratch… I don’t know what I would do but it would be nasty.’

What do you think? Would you want to see Cranston take on a villainous role in the MCU? And if so, what film do you think would work best for him?


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