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A while back, we ran an article about the current, rather disappointing, trend trailers and promos are currently stuck, cramming in as much footage as they can, and ruining what would have been an awesome surprise when sitting in a darkened cinema. Well, it looks like Hollywood hasn’t learned, with the latest t.v. spot giving away a cameo from an established member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I won’t give it away here, but you can see it for yourself after spoiler Paul Rudd below. So yeah, Anthony Mackie reprises his role as Falcon, sporting the duds he’ll be wearing Captain America: Civil War. Obviously, we don’t know how he figures into proceedings, but it is safe bet it’ll set the stage for Rudd’s appearance in Civil War. Hell, it could even be from the end credits spot. Either way, it’s a »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
Ant-Man gets a little help from an Avenger in a brand new teaser for Marvel's next movie.
The context of Falcon's appearance in Ant-Man is not yet known, given that this will be the introduction of the title character into the Marvel universe.
Both Ant-Man and Falcon will be a part of next year's Captain America: Civil War along with Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman).
Last week, a viral video placed petty thief-turned-hero Scott Lang (Rudd) within the Marvel Universe. Presented in the style of a news report, the video included a cameo from Iron Man star Leslie Bibb reprising her role as journalist Christine Everhart.
It is also known that Ant-Man will include at least a cameo from the Wasp, »
Warning, this post contains spoilers that could be revealed merely be scrolling down the post. Since making this expanded universe of theirs, it shouldn't be shocking to see an Avenger or two pop into adjacent Marvel movies. But isn't part of the fun not knowing who will show up whenc The company behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn't seem to agree, or care. That, or they're pulling a Terminator Genisys and doing whatever they can to get people to see their latest movie, especially considering it's the newest character to be introduced into the McU. Either way, this Spanish TV spot for next week's Ant-Man lets you know one particular superhero friend that will make his way into this new origins-tale blockbuster. If you don't want to know who it is, naturally don't read any further. Alrighty then, so Falcon (Anthony Mackie) pops in for a quick how-do-you-do in this insect-themed story. »
- Will Ashton
Now that practically every Marvel superhero not named Hulk or Thor is confirmed to appear in Captain America: Civil War, Marvel has to figure out a way to keep its ever-expanding cinematic universe semi-logically connected. We've already heard one Avengers name-drop in an Ant-Man trailer and seen all the Avengers-teasing posters, but a new Spanish-language commercial may have accidentally revealed Marvel's worst-kept secret: Yep, there's at least one Avenger in Ant-Man. Enter: Anthony Mackie's Falcon. We last saw Sam Wilson promoted to full-time Avenger in Age of Ultron, and now here he is rocking that same fancy Avengers suit in Ant-Man's world:Didn't catch his split-second cameo? Here's Falcon again, in all his Avengers glory: Let the "Falcon will recruit Ant-Man for Civil War" rumors fly! »
- Dee Lockett
Marvel has unveiled a new TV spot for its upcoming "Ant-Man" film, showing that The Falcon (Anthony Mackie) will appear in the new movie. This will be the third time that Mackie will play The Falcon following "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Check out the TV spot below. Plot: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. The new movie is directed by Peyton Reed (Yes Man) and is set to hit theaters on July 17th. TV Spot: »
At the end of Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, a new team is formed, lead by Captain America (Chris Evans) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), which includes Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Vision (Paul Bettany), War Machine (Don Cheadle) and The Falcon (Anthony Mackie). When Ant-Man hits theaters in two weeks, one of these Avengers will be present, as teased in a new TV spot, although we only get a brief glimpse of him. That Avengers is none other than Anthony Mackie's Falcon, who appears in his third Marvel movie following Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Avengers: Age of Ultron
The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios' Ant-Man. Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, »
I previously joked that, some time in the future, there will be a mammoth Marvel Studio movie in which every single Marvel character will all appear. All of them! The movie will cost $1 billion, and will be released around the world simultaneously on 100,000 screens. Whether it'll be a mega blockbuster for the studio, I can't say. But as ridiculous as it might sound, I wouldn't dismiss the idea entirely. Let's check back 5 years from now. Today, it looks like we can confirm that Anthony Mackie as Falcon, will appear in the upcoming "Ant-Man" movie, which is set for release on July 17, 2015, from director Peyton Reed. There were rumors that a member of The Avengers squad »
- Tambay A. Obenson
This is your official Spoiler Warning if you don.t want to ruin the surprise. One of the more interesting questions about Marvel.s upcoming Ant-Man is how it will tie into everything else in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A new ad spot has given us another hint by showing us one current Marvel actor who will be making an appearance. Ok, everybody still here? Let.s go. Please welcome our special guest, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson, aka Falcon. Marvel tweeted this clip yesterday before quickly removing it from their feed, because, well, surprise! While Falcon had been one of the rumored cameos in the film this is our first shot of him which confirms that it.s actually happening. While the less that a second long glimpse doesn.t tell us much, the one thing that is clear is that he is suited up and ready to go »
Illustrator Andy Park has given us a peek at some of his early concept designs for the titular villain in Marvel’s blockbuster sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron, posting the following images to his Facebook page…
“These are some initial passes done for the big baddie, Ultron. What a crazy fun project to work on,” states Park. “I don’t get to do the more robotic designs that often here given our resident robot experts in Ryan Meinerding, Phil Saunders, along with Josh Nizzi and Josh Herman. But when I do get a chance I just savor the moment. Too much fun!”
Avengers: Age of Ultron is out now and sees Joss Whedon directing a cast that includes Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Mark Ruffalo (The Incredible Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill »
- Gary Collinson
The production is an adaptation of Robert Schenkkan’s Tony Award-winning play, which also starred Cranston. It focuses on President Johnson’s first year as Commander in Chief. Jay Roach is directing. Earlier this week, it was announced that Anthony Mackie would play Mlk in the production.
“All the Way” is produced for HBO by Amblin Television, Tale Told Productions and Moon Shot Entertainment, with Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank & Justin Falvey, Schenkkan and Cranston executive producing. James Degus is co-executive producing.
Deadline Hollywood first broke the casting news.
- Whitney Friedlander
Melissa Leo is the latest major star to join the cast of HBO's Lyndon B Johnson biopic All the Way.
President Johnson's Lady Bird will be played by Academy Award winner Leo, according to Deadline.
This will be a reunion of sorts for HBO and Leo, who previously starred in the network's Hurricane Katrina drama series Treme.
All the Way dramatizes Johnson's presidency from his ascendancy to office in the wake of JFK's assassination through to his signing of the Civil Rights Act.
On Wednesday HBO announced that Marvel's Falcon Anthony Mackie would play Martin Luther King Jr. to Bryan Cranston's Lyndon B. Johnson in its adaptation of the Robert Schenkann play All the Way, which won best play from the Tonys, along with a win for Cranston. But every Johnson needs a Lady Bird, and the woman who will play the Southern aristocrat (née Claudia Alta Taylor) is none other than Oscar winner Melissa Leo. Don't expect any car blow job, though. »
- E. Alex Jung
ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” has found its King Arthur in British actor Liam Garrigan, Entertainment Weekly reports. He’ll first appear in the season five premiere and will recur throughout the year.
“As we do on ‘Once Upon a Time,’ we’re doing our own twist on Camelot, on Arthur’s background and on his relationships with Merlin, Guinevere and Lancelot,” executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis told EW. Lancelot (Sinqua Walls) debuted on the series in season two, and will return in season five. The role of Guinevere has yet to be cast.
In other casting news:
“Captain America: Civil War” star Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King Jr. opposite Bryan Cranston’s Lyndon B. Johnson in the HBO telepic “All the Way,” according to Variety sister site Deadline. Jay Roach is directing the TV adaptation of the Robert Schenkkan play, which earned Cranston a »
- Variety Staff
Knights of the Round Table, meet your king.
Once Upon a Time has cast British actor Liam Garrigan (24: Live Another Day) as King Arthur, per EW.com, who as TVLine first reported will heavily recur during the first half of the ABC series’ fifth season.
RelatedOnce Upon a Time Revives Lancelot
King Arthur is described as a “good and just ruler” who, beneath the surface, “is a master manipulator who can carry a grudge to the grave, and maybe beyond.” He harbors an “eternal burning love” for the yet-to-be-cast Guinevere that can lean toward being a bit controlling.
Marvel's onscreen Falcon Anthony Mackie will bring the muscle in a different way as American civil-rights leader MLK in HBO's adaptation of All the Way, a Tony-winning play starring Bryan Cranston as another frequently initialed American leader, Lyndon B. Johnson. According to Deadline, Mackie's role will be "significant" and portray a "more collaborative and complex relationship" than the one depicted between the two in Ava DuVernay's Selma, whose Oscar hopes got dashed by complaints of historical inaccuracy. Meaning: Let's circle back to this conversation about who gets to tell what story next year, okay? »
- E. Alex Jung
Captain America’s big-screen buddy is set to portray another, even greater, American icon. Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King Jr. in HBO Films’ All the Way, opposite Bryan Cranston as U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson. More details on the Anthony Mackie Martin Luther King Jr. casting after the jump. All the Way is a screen […]
- Angie Han
Anthony Mackie ("Pain and Gain," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier") is set for the coveted role of Martin Luther King Jr. in HBO's telemovie based on the Tony-winning Robert Schenkkan play "All the Way".
"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston plays U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in the film which follows his sudden ascent to power in the hours after John F. Kennedy's assassination, his turbulent first year involving the passing of Civil Rights legislation in Congress, and his landslide re-election victory.
Schenkkan adapted the script for the Jay Roach-directed telemovie with Cranston reprising his stage role, a role that won him a Tony award.
Mackie's role in the script is said to be significant, and portrays "a more collaborative and complex relationship" than was depicted in "Selma".
Steven Spielberg will executive produce and filming begins in September.
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King, Jr. in HBO’s adaptation of Robert Schenkkan's Broadway play, "All the Way," which centers on then President Lyndon B. Johnson's efforts to maneuver members of the 88th United States Congress to enact, and Martin Luther King, Jr. to support, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The play apparently takes its name from Johnson's 1964 campaign slogan, "All the Way with Lbj." It premiered on Broadway in March 2014, in a production directed by Bill Rauch, which won the 2014 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Bryan Cranston won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance as Lbj, and he will also star in the HBO adaptation, which will be directed by Jay Roach, and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. In the Broadway production, Martin Luther King, Jr. was played by Brandon J. Dirden. Does Mackie's casting »
- Tambay A. Obenson
Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King, Jr. in HBO’s adaptation of Robert Schenkkan's Broadway play, "All the Way," which centers on then President Lyndon B. Johnson's efforts to maneuver members of the 88th United States Congress to enact, and Martin Luther King, Jr. to support, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The play apparently takes its name from Johnson's 1964 campaign slogan, "All the Way with Lbj." It premiered on Broadway in March 2014, in a production directed by Bill Rauch, which won the 2014 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Bryan Cranston won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his »
- Tambay A. Obenson
Anthony Mackie has been set to play Martin Luther King Jr. in HBO’s adaptation of Broadway play “All the Way,” which stars Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson, TheWrap has learned. Cranston won the Tony for lead actor for his Lbj role in addition to the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theater World Awards. Jay Roach is directing the adaptation. Also Read: New 'True Detective' Season 2 Character Posters Feature Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell Sporting Brass Knuckles (Photos) “All the Way” chronicles Lbj’s first year in office, fresh off his predecessor John F. Kennedy’s »
- Linda Ge
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