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"Ant-Man" Starts Principal Photography

20 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek a new synopsis for Marvel Studios' currently filming feature "Ant-Man", set for a North American release July 2015, directed by Peyton Reed ("Bring it On"), starring Paul Rudd as 'Scott Lang' aka 'Ant-Man', Michael Douglas as his mentor 'Dr. Hank Pym' and Evangeline Lilly as 'Hope Van Dyne', the daughter of Pym:

"...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..."

Also starring are Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Abby Ryder FortsonJudy Greer, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, John Slattery and T.I. »

- Michael Stevens

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Watch a sneak peek of Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four

19 August 2014 5:04 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release later this year a new sneak peek at Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four has arrived online, giving us a look at the upcoming documentary which delves into the history of the infamous 1994 Concord-New Horizons / Constantine Films adaptation of Marvel’s First Family.

Written and directed by Marty Langford, the documentary explores the story behind the low-budget Fantastic Four movie, which was produced by B-movie legend Roger Corman and starred  Alex Hyde-White as Reed Richards, Rebecca Staab as Susan Storm, Jay Underwood as Johnny Storm and Michael Bailey Smith as Ben Grimm.

Check out the sneak peek here…

The post Watch a sneak peek of Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Sneak Peek At Documentary On Roger Corman's Fantastic Four Film

18 August 2014 7:06 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Back before Hollywood studios like Warner Bros., Sony, Paramount, Universal and 20th Century Fox realized that you could actually make money off of adapting silly comic books into movies, there was a German producer by the name of Bernd Eichinger. He had the vision to see that comic books could become blockbusters and had his company purchase the film rights to the Fantastic Four from Stan Lee. One issue, his company didn't have the money to actually make a big-budget Hollywood film. So, in order to keep the film rights his company hired Roger Corman to produce it, as he was well known for making films on the cheap. The cast included: Alex Hyde-White as Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic, Jay Underwood as Johnny Storm / Human Torch, Rebecca Staab as Sue Storm / Invisible Woman, Michael Bailey Smith as Ben Grimm, Carl Ciarfalio as the Thing and Joseph Culp as »

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10 Great Actors Who've Played Multiple Comic Book Characters in Film, Part I

16 August 2014 12:00 AM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Comic fans should rejoice, this is almost a time that can be called a renaissance for our fandom. Between the McU, the Dcu, the Dcau, various live actio television series, animated series, current & contuining comic books, indie comics and fandom conventions. We have a lot of material to entertain our escapes into super-heroism (or Villainy for those inclined). We're not even considered a niche nerd-based pass-time anymore. We're mainstream baby!  This time is ours! So let's take a look at how Hollywood has used some extremely popular actors and actresses in films representing beloved characters. From some of the best representations to some of the weirdest and worst, even some entries of obscurity.  Enjoy.   Chris Evans  Curtis, Human Torch, Lucas Lee, Jensen, & Captain America   Chris Evans has had a lot of success in the realm of Cbm's. He single handedly stole the show during the Fantastic Four films, even if »

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10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Chris Evans approves Michael B. Jordan as Human Torch

15 August 2014 10:48 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In this week's installment of 10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Chris Evans approves Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm in the upcoming "Fantastic Four" remake. Also: Thandie Newton joins HBO's "Westworld" pilot, Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick's "@midnight," updates on the "Zoolander" and "Sinister" sequels, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga performing "Live" on PBS, Hilary Duff plots her comeback, and more. (Yep, Hilary Duff is plotting a comeback people.) Catch up here: »

- HitFix Staff

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Michael B. Jordan on Their "Fresh Take" on Fantastic Four

15 August 2014 2:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

In a recent interview with The Source Magazine, actor Michael B. Jordan talked about the Fantastic Four reboot that he completed filming. Some of the things he mentions includes his "original Johnny stuff," their "fresh take" on the story, and the advice he received from Chris Evans.

When asked about his experience playing Johnny Storm, the actor said:

"Yeah man it's been a lot of fun. Johnny Storm is such an iconic character. There’s a lot of personality traits and things to him that people are really going to look forward to seeing. Got a lot of original Johnny stuff in there and then you have – not a New take but a fresh take. We have a different take on different things as well. I could go on and on about it but I think it’s something that people will enjoy."

I'm curious to see what this fresh »

- Joey Paur

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10 Major Movie Spoilers Of 2015 We Already Know About

15 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


It’s that time of the year when the blockbusters are starting to dry up – we’ve had new X-Men, Captain America and the first installment of Guardians of the Galaxy to satiate our appetite for comic book adaptations – all of which have been far more impressive than perhaps we were expecting (low expectations often yield more promising results) – and a few more pleasant surprises besides, not least Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

While we still have a few more big releases to look forward to this year – Interstellar, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and the final Hobbit installment will certainly draw in the crowds – 2015 is where a lot of eyes are now turning for the next epic blockbuster fix. Whether it’s more comic book fun with Ant-Man and the reboot of Fantastic Four, the return of favourite franchises from Jurassic World to Terminator: Genisys »

- Andrew Dilks

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Evans Gives Jordan "Fantastic Four" Advice

15 August 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

It seems the previous Johnny Storm has talked with the new one.

With filming on the reboot of the "Fantastic Four" franchise finishing up, actor Michael B. Jordan has spoken about his role as the new Johnny Storm in the movie. He tells The Source that before he began filming the role he scored some advice from Chris Evans, the Captain America star who played Johnny Storm in the two previous "Fantastic Four" films:

"I did get a chance to talk to Chris Evans about it, I met him at this event and he was basically like, 'Man I can't give you anything.' He said, 'You're great, you're awesome. Just do your thing. And enjoy it. It's gonna be fun.' That was just a really cool piece of information, words of encouragement from the guy who killed the role. He really did a really great job and hats »

- Garth Franklin

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Michael B. Jordan Talks About Playing the Human Torch in 'Fantastic Four'

15 August 2014 7:50 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When Michael B. Jordan was cast as Johnny Storm (aka The Human Torch) in Josh Trank's The Fantastic Four reboot, many a fan balked due to the color of his skin, claiming this was not a true representation of the Marvel character. The news has been confirmed for a while now, and it's been rather quiet in terms of whether or not audiences will accept this new interpretation of the Human Torch. Speaking with The Source, the actor hints that the color of Johnny's skin may not be the only thing that has changed.

Michael B. Jordan, who won raves for his performance in Fruitvale Station, but may be best remembered for his role as Haddie Braverman's boyfriend on Parenthood, had this to say about taking on such an iconic Marvel character.

"It's been a lot of fun. Johnny Storm is such an iconic character. There's a lot of »

- MovieWeb

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Fox’s Emma Watts Re-Ups For Three Years After Robust Summer

14 August 2014 11:14 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

As Stacey Snider gets closer to leaving DreamWorks to take a senior position under 20th Century Fox Film chairman/CEO Jim Gianopulos, questions have been rampant about the role for Tcf production president Emma Watts, who led the studio to its most killer summer in a long time. Gianopulos has answered some of those questions by staking Watts to a new three year deal.

“Emma is a proven and extremely talented production executive who has consistently led her division to great success, most recently through her stellar contributions to our remarkable summer slate,” Gianopulos said. “We look forward to her continuing contributions to our creative achievements in the years ahead.”

Last month, Fox became the first studio to pass $1 billion in domestic box office – and $3 billion worldwide – fueled by The Other Woman, the $730 million global grosser X-Men: Days Of Future Past, and Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, the »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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Opinion: What The Inhumans Could Mean For The Marvel Cinematic Universe

14 August 2014 12:28 AM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

A Point of Geeks report Marvel has identified it's next franchise and while it is a lesser-known property, it makes a lot of sense for the studio. The Inhumans were created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, making their first appearance in 1965 in the pages of the Fantastic Four. The comic revolves around a royal family of superbeings led by Black Bolt, king of the Inhumans. After the blockbuster success of their wacky and risky film, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel is continuing with their plan of expanding the scope of their cinematic universe. This isn't an impulsive development either, they have long planned for this next phase to include Ant-Man, Dr. Stra​nge and The Inhumans. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige spoke about their potential last year to EW: Inhumans is cool, they’re really great characters. The most powerful guy is the king who doesn’t say a »

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Blu-Ray Review

13 August 2014 4:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Directors: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Robert Redford, Hayley Atwell

Running Time: 130 Minutes

Certificate: 12

Special Features: Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Blooper Reel, Audio Commentary, Making-of Featurettes

2014 has secured Marvel as one of the most bankable film studios on the planet, with the immense success of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the current attention Guardians Of The Galaxy is enjoying in multiplexes as we speak. As the ninth endeavour for Marvel Studios, Captain America: The Winter Soldier had a lot to live up to. However I can safely say that, not only did the film exceed expectations, but Marvel have revolutionized the genre once again. The narrative utilizes that trademark comedic style to compliment the scripts more dramatic beats, but it also tells a  contemporary, relevant and most importantly believable story. This is something that the »

- Ben Read

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Marvel Studios 'working on Inhumans film'

13 August 2014 2:02 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Marvel Studios is reportedly working on an Inhumans film.

The company is moving ahead with a script written by Joe Robert Cole, sources have told Collider.

Vin Diesel has hinted that he might move on from his role as the voice of Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy to a part in the project.

The Inhumans are a race of superpowered beings living in seclusion under the rule of their royal family.

Created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in their seminal original run on Fantastic Four, the characters were the result of ancient experiments on mankind by the alien Kree race.

Their best known members include the silent king Black Bolt, his wife Medusa, the teleporting dog Lockjaw and the Human Torch's sometime lover Crystal.

Marvel is said to be planning to handle The Inhumans in the same way as Guardians of the Galaxy, using the existing script as »

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"Sub-Mariner": A Fish Out Of Water

12 August 2014 7:59 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

In the wake of Warners reportedly introducing DC Comics' 'Atlantean' character 'Arthur Curry', aka 'Aquaman' in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice" and hiring screenwriters Will Beall ("Gangster Squad") and Kurt Johnstad ("300") to write two separate screenplays for a solo "Aquaman" feature, Marvel's Kevin Feige recently clarified whether or not his studio or Comcast (parent of Universal) control the screen rights to Marvel Comics' "Namor: The Sub-Mariner", the first Atlantean comic book anti-hero, whose origin pre-dates Aquaman:

"Yes," said Feige about Marvel controlling screen rights to Namor, "but it’s slightly more complicated than that." 

"Let’s put it this way – there are entanglements that make it less easy.

"There are older contracts that still involve other parties that means we need to work things out before we move forward on it.

" opposed to an 'Iron Man' or any of the 'Avengers' or any of the »

- Michael Stevens

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Among Us Hide "The Inhumans"

12 August 2014 1:42 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Further to creator Stan Lee confirming Marvel Studios is developing a motion picture based on "The Inhumans", based on a screenplay by Joe Robert Cole, it now looks as though actor Vin Diesel, who voices 'Groot' in Marvel's "Guardians Of The Galaxy", will play the role of the silent but deadly 'Black Bolt', leader of the group:

"The Inhumans", created by writer Lee and illustrator/co-plotter Jack Kirby, debuted in Marvel's "Fantastic Four" #45 (December 1965). 

Millions of years ago, at the beginning of the alien 'Kree'-'Skrull' war, the Kree set up an observation station on the planet Uranus, to observe sentient life on Earth that had genetic potential. 

The Kree then began to experiment on homo sapiens by splicing 'Eternals' DNA into 'Cro-Magnons', to investigate ways of circumventing their own evolutionary stagnation, while creating a powerful strain of soldiers for protection against the Skrulls.

Their test subjects, that became to be »

- Michael Stevens

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Marvel reportedly moving ahead with an Inhumans movie

12 August 2014 1:13 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A few days back Guardians of the Galaxy star Vin Diesel teased a possible appearance in an Inhumans movie, and now it seems that the success of James Gunn’s superhero space opera has convinced Marvel Studios to give the go ahead to the long-rumoured movie for Black Bolt and company. According to Collider, Joe Robert Cole (Amber Lake) has delivered an Inhumans script which Marvel has decided to movie forward with the project and is looking to put it out to directors.

If you’re unfamiliar with the characters, the Inhumans were created by comic book icons Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and are a race of superhumans who were genetically engineered on Earth by the Kree. The Inhumans made their first appearance in Fantastic Four #45 in 1965, and generally revolve around members of the Royal Family, which includes the likes of Black Bolt, Medusa, Karnak, Gorgon, Triton, Crystal and Lockjaw, »

- Gary Collinson

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Patti Labelle Joins ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

12 August 2014 3:52 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

As if we weren’t excited for Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story already, it has been revealed that Grammy award winning Patti Labelle will be joining the latest in the series Freak Show.

Labelle will make a four episode guest appearance as the mother of Gabourey Sidibe’s character (who has not been revealed just yet). Labelle’s character also plays part in the unravelling of the murderous secrets of Twisty The Clown Killer (John Carroll Lynch).

American Horror Story: Freak Show follows one of the few remaining freak shows in 1950s America. The series will look at the “freaks” as they try and keep their show alive, and deal with the evil forces who do not understand them. The series will star Ahs regulars Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy and Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler, who are conjoined twins. »

- Lucy Cave

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Vin Diesel hints at Marvel Inhumans role

11 August 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Vin Diesel has seemingly hinted at a role in a Marvel Studios Inhumans project.

A post by the actor on Facebook suggests that he could be involved in an unannounced film.

Post by Vin Diesel.Diesel stars in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, which was released this month.

He voices the alien tree being Groot.

The Inhumans are a group of super-powered beings who were created by alien experiments on humanity.

They were introduced by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in their landmark Fantastic Four run.

Marvel is yet to introduce the Inhumans into its cinematic universe, but has been rumoured to be planning to use them in place of the mutant X-Men, the film rights to which are controlled by Fox.

Guardians of the Galaxy is in cinemas now. Read our review here and watch a trailer below: »

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The Batman of the 1950s: Censorship and New Dimensions

9 August 2014 8:20 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

In 1960 Bill Finger wrote a Batman story involving a South American rebel group releasing a mysterious “Rainbow Creature” composed of red, green, yellow, and blue on an unsuspecting rural village. Each color holds a power, when a power is used the associated color fades to white. Batman and Robin eventually devise a plan to make it use all its powers simultaneously. It works, and the creature fades entirely white. Then, before The Dynamic Duo can strike, it implodes into dust and blows away in the wind. This was Batman #134. And though the issue was released in 1960, it is the pinnacle of the 1950s Batman: bright, whimsical, otherworldly, and downright bizarre. Did this tone stem from post-War censorship and economic realities, or something else?

The eras of The Batman are many. Even now, as I’m writing this or you are reading it somewhere in time, the character is ever »

- Dan Black

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How Simon Kinberg got 'Fantastic Four' collaborator Josh Trank into ‘Star Wars’ galaxy

8 August 2014 8:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) If you’re excited for Josh Trank’s "Star Wars" spinoff, there’s someone you should thank: Simon Kinberg. Kinberg and Trank are collaborators on Fox’s upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot. Furthermore, Kinberg is part of Lucasfilm’s "Star Wars" brain trust, helping to write some of the films, as well as the "Star Wars Rebels" animated series. Speaking with Slash Film, Kinberg revealed that he was the one who connected Trank and Lucasfilm. “I spoke very highly of Josh to the Lucasfilm guys. They were interested in him because he, like Rian [Johnson, director of "Episode VIII"] and like Gareth [Edwards, director of a 2016 spin-off], is very much that next generation filmmaker,” Kinberg said. “He comes from a background of making a big movie without a big budget. Which I think is also, not that these movies … they’ll have huge budgets, but the sort of the tradition that George [Lucas] started was somebody that came from making "American Graffiti »

- Josh Wigler, Comic Book Resources

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