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Hot Toys 1/6th scale Scarlet Witch collectible figure from Captain America: Civil War

28 May 2016 2:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Hot Toys has release a batch of promotional images for its upcoming 1/6 scale Scarlet Witch figure, which is based on the likeness of Elizabeth Olsen in Captain America: Civil War; check them out here…

See Also: Pre-order via Sideshow Collectibles

The highly-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch in the film featuring head sculpt with long curly brown real fabric hair and new makeup application, brand-new and specially tailored costume, interchangeable hands with red translucent fingertips and effect accessories to simulate Scarlet Witch using her powers, and an Captain America: Civil War themed figure stand. Furthermore, an approximately 2.5cm tall miniature running Ant-Man is included as a bonus accessory!

See Also: Follow all of our Marvel Cinematic Universe coverage here

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. »

- Amie Cranswick

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"Captain America: Civil War" - 'Giant-Man' Footage

27 May 2016 1:15 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ footage of 'Giant-Man' (Paul Rudd) from Marvel Studios' "Captain America: Civil War":

Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, "Captain America: Civil War" picks up where "Avengers: Age of Ultron' left off...

"...as 'Steve Rogers' (Chris Evans) leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage...political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain..."

Starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Chadwick Boseman, Emily VanCamp, Daniel Brühl, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, »

- Michael Stevens

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Captain America: Civil War concept art shows alternative Hawkeye designs

26 May 2016 3:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Some new concept art for Captain America: Civil War has arrived online via 4chan, offering up a couple of alternative costumes for Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye, including one which is very close to the character’s comic book design from The Ultimates 3…

What do you make of these looks for Hawkeye? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below…

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony »

- Gary Collinson

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Black Panther Villains and Returning Marvel Characters Revealed?

24 May 2016 5:56 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When Captain America: Civil War hit theater earlier this month, it introduced Marvel fans to a number of new characters who will have bigger parts to play in the ever-evolving McU. The two most prominent characters we met for the first time were Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther and Tom Holland's Spider-Man, both of whom are getting their own stand alone movies. Today we have word that the upcoming Black Panther movie will also feature two more characters from the McU who have been previously established.

Movies Casting Call has a new casting call up that reveals both Ulysses Klaue, who was played by Andy Serkis in last year's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Everett K. Ross, played by Martin Freeman in Captain America: Civil War, will be part of the movie. Oddly enough, though, the casting call specifies that Andy Serkis will be playing Ulysses Klaue, but they »

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Paul McCartney Opens Up About Post-Beatles Depression - And How He Nearly Quit Music

24 May 2016 3:35 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sir Paul McCartney has opened up about his post-Beatles depression - and how he once came close to quitting music. "I was depressed," Sir Paul told BBC Radio 4 Mastertapes series. "It was difficult to know what to do after The Beatles. How do you follow that?" Speaking in front of a studio audience including Brad Pitt, Simon Pegg and Hobbit star Martin Freeman, McCartney added that the Beatles split in 1970 was mainly caused by an argument over the role of Us businessman Allen Klein in the band's affairs. Fighting with John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison over the issue, »

- Philip Boucher, @philipboucher

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Paul McCartney Opens Up About Post-Beatles Depression - And How He Nearly Quit Music

24 May 2016 3:35 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sir Paul McCartney has opened up about his post-Beatles depression - and how he once came close to quitting music. "I was depressed," Sir Paul told BBC Radio 4 Mastertapes series. "It was difficult to know what to do after The Beatles. How do you follow that?" Speaking in front of a studio audience including Brad Pitt, Simon Pegg and Hobbit star Martin Freeman, McCartney added that the Beatles split in 1970 was mainly caused by an argument over the role of Us businessman Allen Klein in the band's affairs. Fighting with John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison over the issue, »

- Philip Boucher, @philipboucher

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Black Panther May Bring Two Familiar Marvel Characters Back For Its Story

23 May 2016 10:18 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Captain America: Civil War introduced Black Panther to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it's T.Challa.s solo movie in 2018 that will fully establish his world. Although actors like Luptia Nyong.o and Michael B Jordan have either been cast or are in negotiations to join Black Panther, the movie has yet to announce any of its characters outside of (of course) Chadwick Boseman reprising T.Challa. Now a casting call list has made its way online, and among the folks mentioned are two familiar faces from the McU: Ulysses Klaue and Everett Ross. In the midst of allies like Monica Lynne and villains like Erik Killmonger, a listing from Movie Casting Call names Andy Serkis. Klaue and Martin Freeman.s Ross among the characters who will appear in Black Panther. Because this cast list includes almost every major supporting character and villain from the Black Panther comics, it should »

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Rumour: Black Panther casting call details supporting characters

23 May 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With pre-production on Marvel’s Black Panther heating up for T’Challa’s debut in Captain America: Civil War, an alleged casting call has arrived online, which claims to detail the supporting characters set to feature in the Ryan Coogler-directed film:

• Ulysses Klaw (played by Andy Serkis) – Murderer and betrayer of T’Chaka and personal archenemy of T’Challa. A powerhouse with near-absolute control of sound.• Monica Lynne – A singer who saved T’Challa from drowning after being bested by Killmonger. His longest love interest, whom he pledged eternal devotion towards.

• Everett K. Ross – A United States State Department employee, whose job was to escort foreign diplomats on American soil. His world changed forever when he was assigned to T’Challa, the Black Panther, the ruler of Wakanda.

• N’Gassi – Adviser to T’Challa, acting regent when he goes away on missions.

• Okoye – One of the former Dora Milaje, »

- Gary Collinson

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"Black Panther" Supporting Characters Revealed?

23 May 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

A potential casting call for Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther" film at Marvel Studios is floating around and lists both expected and unexpected new additions to the standalone feature film focusing on T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) who was introduced in "Captain America: Civil War". Here is the list which appeared on Screen Rant, see if you can guess which roles Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o star in:

Ulysses Klaw (Andy Serkis) – Murderer and betrayer of T'Chaka and personal archenemy of T'Challa. A powerhouse with near-absolute control of sound.

Monica Lynne – A singer who saved T'Challa from drowning after being bested by Killmonger. His longest love interest, whom he pledged eternal devotion towards.

Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman) – A United States State Department employee, whose job was to escort foreign diplomats on American soil. His world changed forever when he was assigned to T'Challa, the Black Panther, the ruler of Wakanda. »

- Garth Franklin

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Spider-Man featured in new Captain America: Civil War Lego set

22 May 2016 9:36 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having been kept back from much of the marketing for Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe incarnation of Spider-Man is set to feature heavily in the second wave of merchandise for the Phase Three blockbuster.

We’ve already seen the web-slinger as part of Hot Toys’ Team Iron Man Cosbaby set [see here], and now USA Today has unveiled a new Lego Marvel Super Heroes set – 76067 Tanker Truck Takedown – which features Spidey alongside Captain America, Vision and Hawkeye…

Order Lego Marvel Super Heroes via Amazon Us or Amazon UK

Captain America: Civil War sees Anthony and Joe Russo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) directing a cast that includes Marvel Cinematic Universe veterans Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America), Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson/Falcon), Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton/Hawkeye), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes/The Winter Soldier), Elizabeth Olsen »

- Gary Collinson

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Captain America: Civil War tops $1 billion at the worldwide box office

21 May 2016 1:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War has passed the $1 billion mark at the global box office, becoming the twenty-fifth movie to do so, and the first of 2016. By close of the play on Thursday the film has amassed $314 million domestically and $677 million from international markets.

Civil War is the fourth Marvel Cinematic Universe release to pass the $1 billion mark after Iron Man 3 ($1.215 billion), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion) and The Avengers ($1.518 billion). In total, the thirteen McU releases have grossed over $10 billion between them, making it the biggest movie franchise of all time.

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, »

- Gary Collinson

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Ewan McGregor Cast in ‘Fargo’ Season 3

20 May 2016 1:13 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Ewan McGregor has been cast in the upcoming third season of FX anthology series “Fargo,” Variety has learned. The new season will begin production later this year and is set to premiere in 2017.

McGregor will play the lead in the series’ upcoming third installment, portraying brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy. Emmit is the parking-lot king of Minnesota, a handsome and successful real-estate mogul. Ray is a pot-bellied, balding parole officer who peaked in high school and blames his brother for his misfortunes.

Fargo” has been an awards-season favorite since it premiered in 2014. The first season, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman and Colin Hanks, was nominated for 18 Primetime Emmy Awards and won two. It also was nominated for five Golden Globes and won two. Season two, which is eligible for the next Emmys, starred Kirsten Dunst, Ted Danson, Patrick Wilson and Bokeem Woodbine and was nominated for two Golden Globes. »

- Daniel Holloway

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Ewan McGregor To Lead "Fargo" S3

20 May 2016 12:04 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The first had Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton, the second Patrick Wilson and Kirsten Dunst. Now Ewan McGregor has signed to as one of the leads in the third season of FX's Emmy-winning anthology series "Fargo".

Said to be set closer to present day than the first two installments, McGregor will play the two central characters - brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy. Emmit Stussy is the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, a handsome, self-made real estate mogul and family man.

Slightly younger brother Ray is a balding, pot-bellied parole officer with a huge chip on his shoulder and blames his brother for his misfortunes. McGregor marks the first actor cast in the new installment which begins production later this year for premiere on FX in 2017.

Noah Hawley, Joel & Ethan Coen, Warren Littlefield and John Cameron executive produce.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Welcome to the Era of Disney Dominance – Civil War outgrosses BvS | Flickering Myth Podcast Mini

20 May 2016 11:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

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In just under four weeks, Captain America: Civil War has outgrossed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice at the international box office – despite being in cinemas for half the time. Oli and Luke discuss what this means for Marvel Studios, Disney and cinema history as a whole.

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Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, »

- Oli Davis

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Hot Toys Captain America: Civil War – Team Iron Man with Spider-Man Cosbaby Bobble-Head Collectible Set

19 May 2016 8:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the weekend we brought you a look at Funko’s Spider-Man Pop! Vinyl figure from Captain America: Civil War, and now Hot Toys has unveiled its bobble-head collectible set sees the wall-crawler joined by Iron Man, War Machine, Black Widow, Black Panther and the Vision; take a look here…

See Also: Pre-order via Sideshow Collectibles

To celebrate the debut of this exciting blockbuster, Hot Toys is delighted to present a special Team Iron Man Cosbaby Bobble-Head collectible set featuring Spider-Man with Captain America’s shield, Tony Stark in Mark Xlvi armor, James Rhodes in battle damaged War Machine Mark III armor, Black Widow, Black Panther, and Vision! Each Cosbaby stands approximately 9.5cm tall with bobble-head function.

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Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. »

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Captain America: Civil War overtakes Zootopia, now highest-grossing movie of 2016

19 May 2016 2:24 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having wasted no time in passing Deadpool and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War has now overtaken Zootopia to become the highest-grossing movie of 2016 to date.

By close of play on Tuesday, Civil War has earned $306.6 million domestically, with a further $665.3 from international markets, for a total of $971.9 million and counting compared to Zootopia’s $971.3 million.

With The Jungle Book doing good business and Alice Through the Looking Glass, Finding Dory, The Bfg, Pete’s Dragon, Moana, Doctor Strange and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story all on the horizon, 2016 is certainly going to be a huge year for Disney.

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed »

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Sherlock's Martin Freeman boards zombie flick Cargo based on Tropfest short

17 May 2016 9:18 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Sherlock's Martin Freeman.is set to star in Cargo, a feature based on Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke's 2013 Tropfest short, as a father trying to protect his child in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.

Ramke wrote the script, and she and Howling will be making their feature debuts as directors.

Screen Australia is backing, with.The Babadook's Kristina Ceyton producing alongside Russell Ackerman (Hellboy II), Sam Jennings (The Pretend One) and John Schoenfelder.

Nikki Barrett and The Revenant's John McAlary are the casting directors.

The film is currently being shopped at Cannes, with Bankside spruiking the project to international buyers. »

- Staff Writer

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Toby Jones will play the villain in Season 4 of BBC's Sherlock

17 May 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The BBC has announced that Toby Jones (The Mist, Captain America: The First Avenger) will star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as the villain in Season 4 of Sherlock. The network didn't release any details on his character, however he will make his debut in the second episode of the three-episode series. Jones says he is "excited and intrigued by the character I shall be... Read More »

- Jesse Giroux

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Sherlock: UK Drama Casts Villain for Season Four

16 May 2016 3:54 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

[caption id="attachment_46941" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes. © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and Masterpiece.[/caption]

The BBC has announced Wayward Pines actor, Toby Jones, is joining the fourth season of the Sherlock TV show, which airs on PBS in the Us.

Jones, who voiced Dobby the House Elf in the Harry Potter feature films, joins stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock Holmes) and Martin Freeman (Dr. John Watson), and Amanda Abbington (Mary Morstan). No word who Jones will play, but co-creator Steven Moffat teases he will be, "...bringing to life one of Doyle’s finest villains."

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Toby Jones to play villain in Sherlock series 4

16 May 2016 2:04 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Toby Jones is set to join the cast of the fourth series of Sherlock as the villain, although details of his role are being kept under wraps.

On the casting, showrunner Steven Moffat said, “Delighted to have Toby Jones on board, bringing to life one of  Doyle’’s finest villains.”

See Also: Sherlock series 4 set photos featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington, a baby and a dog

Filming is currently underway for the fourth series of Sherlock which is expected to air sometime in early 2017 on BBC One.

Series four begins with the nation’s favourite detective, the mercurial Sherlock Holmes, back once more on British soil, as Doctor Watson and his wife, Mary, prepare for their biggest ever challenge – becoming parents for the first time.

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- Thomas Roach

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