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Benedict Cumberbatch Teases Doctor Strange’s Avengers: Infinity War Role

7 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After making his debut in Doctor Strange last year, Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sorcerer Supreme looks set to play a big role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe moving forward. For starters, he’ll show up in Thor: Ragnarok in November, while he’s also going to appear in Avengers: Infinity War and its currently untitled sequel further down the road.

Considering the fact that Strange is walking around with an Infinity Stone around his neck (the Eye of Agamotto), it makes sense that he’ll play an important role in the fight against Thanos, and in a new interview, Cumberbatch weighed in on how he’s feeling about taking on such a major part here.

“What else could I be expected to say except that I’m thrilled. I feel like I’ve said it all before. It’s very exciting, it was great to be in origin film that’s »

- Josh Wilding

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Avengers: Infinity War Directors Tease Something Quite Mysterious

8 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled Avengers 4 are currently shooting in Atlanta, and will be shooting back-to-back in a massive production that is expected to last most of 2017. They will also be shooting in Scotland at some point in the near future, and brothers Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, who are directing the massive movies, will surely have their hands full for the foreseeable future. Not too busy to mess with fans a bit, and post a very confusing, hard to decipher tease though.

The Russo brothers are not what you would call very active on social media, but they do occasionally decide to post something that gets fans talking, or at the very least has them scratching their heads. That being the case, the mysterious and seldom active @Russo_Brothers Twitter account recently posted a photo that is borderline impossible to really understand, but is almost definitely a tease for Avengers: Infinity War. »

- MovieWeb

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Review: Doctor Strange

15 hours ago | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been very careful and deliberate as it introduces mass audiences to over 75 years of comic book continuity and conventions. Wisely, we had a handful of super-heroes before we had a team and after some hints about outer space, we had a specific look with Guardians of the Galaxy. Sooner or later, once “Stephen Strange” was name-checked in Captain America: Winter Solider, we knew a peek at the supernatural side was coming.

When Doctor Strange finally arrived last November, it was an amazing visual triumph that nicely walked us through some of how magic worked while offering up an origin story that showed a man’s hubris turned into something better. While the broad strokes make Strange and Tony Stark nearly identical, their journeys are vastly different with the former far slower to accept the consequences of his actions.

But the film, out now on disc from Disney Home Entertainment, »

- Robert Greenberger

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Oscar Winner Mahershala Ali and the Men of ‘Moonlight’ Are Calvin Klein’s Newest Underwear Models

17 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Moonlight” just won the Oscar for Best Picture, and the actors who made it such a powerful emotional journey have found a surprising followup project: Calvin Klein’s 2017 Spring men’s underwear campaign. Hey, we’re certainly not complaining. Calvin Klein made the announcement this morning (how’s that for incredible timing?) by debuting the first round of photos onto its Facebook page, a collection of which is embedded below. The campaign features newly-crowned Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Hibbert and Ashton Sanders.

Read More: ‘Moonlight’ Wins Oscar For Best Picture After Announcing Mistake

All four actors have seen their profiles raised significantly because of the Oscar-winning drama. Ali was the most well known of the bunch prior to the film’s release, with an Emmy nominated role in “House of Cards.” He recently joined the cast of Robert Rodriguez’s “Alita: Battle Angel” and can be seen »

- Zack Sharf

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Yondu to Return In Avengers: Infinity War?

25 February 2017 12:47 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

By now, if you're a Marvel fan, you well know that the Guardians of the Galaxy are showing up in Avengers: Infinity War. And you probably also know that Michael Rooker's Yondu becomes an official member of the Guardians in Vol.2 , hitting theaters this summer. So it should stand to reason that Rooker will be part of the massive ensemble cast of Infinity War. Right? Well, we don't have confirmation from Marvel or Disney, but the man himself has offered one big hint that he will return in the next Avengers movie.

Michael Rooker recently shared two photos on Instagram that all but scream that he's returning in Avengers 3. As we know, the movie is currently shooting in Atlanta. Now, we know that Rooker is also in Georgia. And that he has an official Infinity War beanie. We also have proof that he was back in the blue make-up »

- MovieWeb

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Exclusive: Chris Hemsworth Gushes About Working With Wife Elsa Pataky on 'Horse Soldiers'

22 February 2017 2:45 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky are working together for the first time in the upcoming war film, Horse Soldiers, and Et got Chris to open up about the experience.

"It is great," Hemsworth told Et's Cameron Mathison on the New Mexico set. "Very little prep time needed to form that chemistry. It was fantastic."

Pics: Chris Hemsworth is the Coolest Dad Ever As He Leads 'Superhero Camp' With His Boys

What's more, with the kids (India, 4, Tristan, 2, and Sasha, 2) back in Los Angeles with their grandparents, Chris and Elsa's days filming felt like a "working holiday" for the couple.

Hemsworth revealed how the idea for the family work environment came about, saying, "They said, 'Look, we are big fans of your wife, and we would love it if she came and played your wife in this,' and I said, 'Great!'"

Horse Soldiers, based on Doug Stanton's non-fiction book of the same name, follows »

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Thor: Ragnarok - Fans Mad There May Be Humor? Seriously?

22 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

I just discovered a few interesting tweets on Taika Waititi's (director of upcoming Thor film) twitter (@TaikaWaititi), where some people are b**ching that, god forbid, Thor: Ragnarok may have some humor involved in it. One fan expressed as much Waititi himself.

@TaikaWaititi Taika, how do you feel knowing that there are angry people by Thor Ragnarok adapting a more comic tone?

— Alvaro S. (@alvarof616) February 21, 2017

Surprisingly enough, Waititi saw the tweet, and even went so far as to respond in a hilarious way:

Sounds like they need to laugh. https://t.co/fCB5AwQoDA

Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) February 21, 2017

Pffffffrrrrrtttt (fart sound) »

- Drew Carlton

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Thor: Ragnarok director responds to concerns over the film’s comedic tone

22 February 2017 12:44 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The director of upcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi, has weighed in on any fan concerns regarding the film’s recently revealed comedic tone.

You can never please everyone, and those that try and are destined to fail. It seems director of the latest Thor movie Taika Waititi understands this when responding on Twitter to the concerns of a fan, who brought up their reservations over the supposedly heavy comedic tone of Thor’s third solo outing.

Waititi responded by saying “Sounds like some people need to laugh”, and didn’t seem to be in the mood to offer reassurances of any kind. Take a look at the exchange here…

Sounds like they need to laugh. https://t.co/fCB5AwQoDA

Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) February 21, 2017

Pffffffrrrrrtttt (fart sound)… https://t.co/QCNpDcJFam

Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) February 19, 2017

To be fair, without seeing the film, one can’t possibly comment on »

- Samuel Brace

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Tom Hiddleston discusses Loki's relationship with Doctor Strange and Hela

22 February 2017 10:44 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The third film in the series of "stand-alone" Thor movies will feature as much of an ensemble cast as most of the Marvel films that preceded it, including the likes of Chris Hemsworth as the titular character, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk, Tom Hiddleston as Loki an even Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Strange. In a recent interview with IGN, Hiddleston was kind enough to share what his relationship... Read More »

- Sean Wist

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Tom Hiddleston says Loki would “probably dismiss Doctor Strange” and his magic

22 February 2017 7:45 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tom Hiddleston recently spoke to IGN as part of the Kong: Skull Island promotional campaign, but naturally he was fielded questions regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Specifically, Hiddleston was asked how Loki would react to Doctor Strange and Hela, to which Hiddleston replied:

“I think he probably dismisses Strange. Yes, his sorcery is very impressive, but Loki’s been doing that for centuries so who cares. Hela is a different beast and full of surprises and actually might have been someone with whom at one time he could’ve gotten along, but the circumstances have changed.”

See Also: Thor: Ragnarok concept art sees Thor battling The Hulk, first look at Cate Blanchett’s Hela

We may find out just how Loki reacts to Doctor Strange later this year, as both Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch are set to feature in Thor: Ragnarok.

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned »

- Robert Kojder

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Tom Hiddleston says Thor: Ragnarok features the funniest depiction of Thor we’ve seen

21 February 2017 5:04 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Whenever Taika Waititi is asked about his upcoming entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok, he usually goes on record saying that the blockbuster will also feature his unique flavor of comedy previously seen in critical hits such as What We Do In The Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

Falling in line with these statements is a video posted by Fandango where Tom Hiddleston is at a press event promoting the upcoming March blockbuster Kong: Skull Island. He talks about the tone of the Marvel threequel, stating the following:

“At the end of The Dark World, Loki is on the throne. At the beginning of Ragnarok, Thor has a few questions, Loki is endearingly enigmatic about providing answers. Taika Waititi is such a spirited, hilarious individual, and he and Chris Hemsworth became very fast friends. What was great for me to see was to see their friendship kind of blossom, »

- Robert Kojder

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Tom Hiddleston Says Thor: Ragnarok Delivers The “Funniest Thor”

21 February 2017 4:45 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Thor: Ragnarok was always going to be highly anticipated, by virtue of it being both a Marvel movie, and an important stepping stone toward Avengers: Infinity War. However, for those that have been paying attention, this particular franchise entry is especially exciting, because it boasts a big-budget collaboration between Chris Hemsworth and Taika Waititi. These two artists have a very specific, very funny sense of humour, which has led to predictions of a unique vein of comedy being introduced into the Thor film series. This has now been confirmed by Tom Hiddleston – also known as Loki – while in conversation with Fandango, promoting his upcoming film, Kong: Skull Island.

“At the end of The Dark World, Loki is on the throne. At the beginning of Ragnarok, Thor has a few questions, Loki is endearingly enigmatic about providing answers. Taika Waititi is such a spirited, hilarious individual, and he and Chris [Hemsworth] became very fast friends. »

- Sarah Myles

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A Movie Marathon for Sports Films Lovers

19 February 2017 5:00 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Some of the quintessential movies of all time are sports themed, and they are memorable for a good reason. Many of these films include suspense, excitement, and a good moral lesson to tug on the heartstrings. Below you will find a good place to start your next sports movie marathon, a list of some iconic sports films:

RushThe first movie in our marathon is about the sport of Formula One Racing. Rush stars Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth, and Olivia Wilde and tells the story of a 1970’s racing rivalry in Germany. Bonus point for this movie because it is based on a true story.

Million Dollar Baby – Starring Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, and Morgan Freeman, this popular movie is about a persevering woman who wants to be trained to be a professional boxer and the life changing results for both her and her trainer.

Silver Linings Playbook – This 2012 movie stars Bradley Cooper, »

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The Week in Spandex – Logan reviewed, Thanos’ role in Infinity War, Phase Three concept art, Mel Gibson for Suicide Squad 2, The Batman director woes

18 February 2017 1:55 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Logan, X-Men: Supernova, X-Men: The New Mutants, Deadpool 2, Legion, Avengers: Infinity War, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Namor the Sub-Mariner, Cloak & Dagger, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Defenders, The Batman, Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad 2, Shazam, Aquaman, Batman Begins, Green Lantern Corps, Supergirl, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, Black Lightning, Powerless, The Lego Batman Movie, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract and more…

There’s less than two weeks to go until Hugh Jackman makes his final appearance as Wolverine, and the embargo for Logan lifted yesterday, with Flickering Myth’s Rob Kojder posting an overwhelmingly positive review, stating that: “It isn’t just a good superhero film or a fantastic blockbuster, it’s an exceptional movie period. »

- Gary Collinson

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New Avengers: Infinity War Logo Unveiled

18 February 2017 1:10 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel has a big year planned for 2017, both behind the scenes and in theaters. Right now, Avengers: Infinity War is shooting in Atlanta back-to-back with Black Panther. And they have Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok coming to a multiplex near you in the months ahead. So we're going to be bombarded with various items from all five movies in what is being called a superhero tsunami. Today, we get a new logo for Infinity War.

This logo was spotted on the back of a crew chair on set in Atalanta as shooting continues, and shared on Reddit. The cast for the movie is quite epic and features McU stars such as Josh Brolin (Thanos), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Sebastian Stan (Bucky/Winter Soldier), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton/Hawkeye), Chris Evans (Captain America/Steve Rogers), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet »

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Universal Lands Michael Pena’s Sci-Fi Film ‘Extinction’

16 February 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal Pictures has acquired the sci-fi thriller “Extinction” in a competitive bidding war.

Michael Pena stars in the movie, from Good Universe and Mandeville Films, as a man trying to save his family from an alien invasion. Ben Young will direct. Young’s debut feature, “Hounds of Love,” premiered at last year’s Venice Days and took home the best actress prize for Ashleigh Cummings.

Academy Award nominee Eric Heisserer (“Arrival,” “Lights Out”), Spenser Cohen (“Moonfall”), and Bradley Caleb Kane wrote the screenplay.


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Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman of Mandeville will produce. Mandeville’s Alexander Young will executive produce, alongside Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake of Good Universe. Anna Halberg will serve as co-producer.

Exec VP of production Erik Baiers and creative executive Mika Pryce will oversee production for Universal. Erin Westerman will work on behalf of Good Universe.

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- Justin Kroll

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Thor Ragnarok: The Director Gives A Tease, But Is Hela Really Ragnarok?

16 February 2017 10:45 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Many hardcore Marvel fans did not like Thor: Darkworld, and while it did have it's moments, it was definitely a subpar film. So when I heard that Thor: Ragnarok may be based on Planet Hulk, I completely flipped out. In the books, sometime around the Skrull War, Hulk was stranded on a gladiator type planet and became more of an intellectual force of nature as opposed to the typical lower intelligence Hulk (with the exception of the Grey Hulk) we have always known. I had to wonder just how they would handle the duo of Thor and Hulk in space. Would this be just another dull Thor flop?

Executive producer Brad Winderbaum thinks not.

"It's going to have some of the wildest, craziest, most amazing action you've ever seen in the McU, the Thor / Hulk relationship is one that is incredible."

Also, if you know anything about the Ragnarok story in the comics, »

- Drew Carlton

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Taika Waititi says Thor: Ragnarok will feature laughs and spectacle

16 February 2017 4:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

On the Phase Three bonus featurette for the Doctor Strange Blu-ray, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi (Hunt for the Wilderpeople) has discussed what he hopes to bring to the table for his addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in terms of the film’s tone.

Via Comicbook, Waititi states “I want to take people on an adventure that keeps people laughing along the way, but also has the spectacle,” which is in line with what to expect from the director based on his previous work.

Producer Brad Winderbaum also offered a comment, saying: “It’s going to have some of the wildest, craziest, most amazing action you’ve ever seen in the McU.”

See Also: Thor: Ragnarok concept art sees Thor battling The Hulk, first look at Cate Blanchett’s Hela

See Also: Behind-the-scenes images from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Thor: Ragnarok

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok, »

- Robert Kojder

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Chris Hemsworth's Thor is a terrible housemate in Marvel mockumentary – video

15 February 2017 3:29 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

We’ve all had bad housemates, but spare a thought for poor Darryl. In this teaser to the second part of mockumentary series Team Thor, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) tries to pay rent with a pumpkin, and lobbies for a servant. Team Thor: Part Two, directed by Taika Waititi, will be released as a DVD extra with Marvel’s Doctor Strange

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- Guardian Staff

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‘Team Thor 2’ Cannot Pay Rent on ‘Doctor Strange’ Blu-ray

15 February 2017 9:20 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Team Thor is back in the hilarious sequel short Team Thor 2 starring Chris Hemsworth as the Norse God of Thunder and Daley Pearson as Darryl, Thor's unfortunate civilian roommate.

In the sneak peek below you'll get to see what happens when Thor attempts to use Asgardian gold coins to pay for rent. Let's just say Darryl isn't having it but he's no match for the whit and brawn of the mighty Thor.

There's more Team Thor 2 that takes place before and after this scene including the servant and a classroom full of kids that you won't want to miss.

The entire Team Thor 2 short is now available with the Digital HD release of Marvel's Doctor Strange.

You will also find Team Thor 2 on the Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD editions of Doctor Strange that arrive in stores on February 28th.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqoiFwQ_qxc »

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