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Marvel Studios' mystery movies: what could they be?

9 October 2015 8:24 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




Marvel Studios has announced three movies without titles for 2020. We did some digging to predict what they might be…

Marvel Studios has made a big announcement. As well as adding Ant-Man And The Wasp (a sequel to the Paul Rudd-starring shrinking superhero movie) to their 2018 slate, and reshuffling the dates of two other Phase 3 movies (Black Panther and Captain Marvel), they also called dibs on three release dates in 2020, without revealing what these movies would be.

This trio of unnamed projects brings Marvel’s slate of upcoming movies to a gargantuan 14 films. This is the order in which they will arrive on American screens:

May 2016: Captain America Civil War November 2016: Doctor Strange May 2017: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 July 2017: Spider-Man November 2017: Thor: Ragnarok February 2018: Black Panther May 2018: Avengers: Infinity War Part I July 2018: Ant-Man And The Wasp »

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 Stuntman Sues Over Alleged Clothesline

9 October 2015 7:28 AM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

If you thought getting an acting job on a film like The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was hard enough, try attempting to become one of the many stunt professionals involved in the production. Bj Davis bent over backwards to get the gig, and now he.s suing because of a particularly brutal clothesline . and the supposed malice hiding behind it. The Hollywood Reporter picked up on the story of Davis. lawsuit against Sony Pictures, as well as the producers of the 2014 film, that has caused Sony enough headaches that they eventually decided to share the character with Marvel Studios. What they won.t be sharing though is the alleged mistreatment of Mr. Davis, who claims that every step of the way he.s been discriminated against due to his age. At the time of production, Bj Davis was 61 and a Los Angeles resident. But by time The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was »

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‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Stuntman Slaps Age-Discrimination Suit On Sony, Marvel & Others

8 October 2015 7:09 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Veteran stuntman Bj Davis has sued the stunt coordinator of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 — along with Sony Pictures, Marvel and others — for age discrimination, claiming that he "made no secret of the fact that he felt plaintiff was too old to work as a stunt man." The case, his suit states, "represents a particularly violent instance of age discrimination and exposes the pervasive problem of age discrimination in the stunt industry." Columbia Pictures, Avi Arad Productions… »

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'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Stuntman Sues Sony for Age Discrimination

8 October 2015 6:27 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Age-discrimination lawsuits are not uncommon in Hollywood. What’s unusual about the one Bj Davis filed Thursday is the allegation that a co-worker tackled him with Davis’ age in mind. Davis now is 63, he said, and worked in stunts from 1978 until 2013. In the latter year, he said, mistreatment on the set of Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ended his career. First, he said, he nearly couldn’t get work on the superhero sequel, despite his formidable career (he holds world records for helicopter stunts, he said). He alleged that stunt coordinator James Armstrong of Armstrong Action

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12 Ways To Make A Hulk Movie That Doesn’t Actually Suck

7 October 2015 8:39 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


It surely has to happen, doesn’t it? Marvel have to give the big green monster another day in the sun after he stole The Avengers and then helped build one of the best sequences in Age Of Ultron. Sure, there will be concerns that two prior failures suggests a downward trend, but it’s unlikely anyone would make anything as odd as Ang Lee’s attempt, or as sloppy and fragmented as The Incredible Hulk.

The McU is ready for a new dawn for Hulk. Just as long as it’s not a brand new start, because Joss Whedon has already done all of the necessary establishing work and there’s only so much rebooting any fandom can take. All that Marvel need now is a plan of action: and luckily for them, there are some pretty simple guidelines that could easily make a successful Hulk movie.

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Deadpool's score is being written by Mad Max: Fury Road's Junkie Xl

5 October 2015 7:42 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

He's been on the road with Mad Max, and now Junkie Xl has announced he'll be scoring Deadpool.

The composer took to Twitter to reveal that he was due to begin work on the hotly anticipated R-rated Marvel adaptation today (October 5).

On Monday I will start on @deadpoolmovie !!!! So excited!!!

Tom Holkenborg (@Junkie_XL) October 4, 2015

Junkie Xl - real name Tom Holkenborg - has had previous experience with comic book films, having worked on The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Last November, it was announced that he was going to collaborate with Hans Zimmer on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

This year has seen Junkie Xl score Mad Max: Fury Road and Run All Night, as well as the upcoming Kill Your Friends.

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, Tj Miller and Gina Carano, Deadpool will arrive in all its bloody, »

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Batman V Superman Composer Junkie Xl To Score Deadpool

5 October 2015 7:41 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

There are a ton of reasons to be excited for Deadpool, a movie which for a long time appeared to have little to no chance of ever being made. Leaked test footage ensured that Fox had no other choice than to put it into production though, and both the promotional campaign and news of it being R-Rated has kept fans very happy (not to mention the great cast led by Ryan Reynolds).

Well, we now have another reason, and that’s the fact composer Tom Holkenborg – known as Junkie Xl – will be scoring Deadpool, with work set to begin today.

Junkie Xl’s work was recently featured in Mad Max: Fury Road, but he rose to prominence with his very unique style after working alongside Hans Zimmer on The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. It was also confirmed earlier this year that he will »

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'Transformers 6', 7 and 8 Confirmed by Hasbro

3 October 2015 4:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Hope you're not tired of Transformers yet! Because we're getting at least four more sequels in the next ten years. And this doesn't even include the spinoffs and animated feature films. It's not clear if Michael Bay is going to stick around for all of them, but Hasbro has confirmed today that Transformers 6, Transformers 7 and Transformers 8 are all happening, carrying the franchise well into the next decade.

We already knew that Paramount Pictures had big plans for its Transformers franchise. It was announced in September that Transformers 5 is shooting in June 2016, with a script from Academy Award nominated writer Akiva Goldsman. It's suspected that Michael Bay will return to direct, but that hasn't been confirmed by the director at this time. The sequel will be followed by an animated spinoff that revolves around the robots' home world of Cybertron, tentatively titled Transformers One. Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari »

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'Spider-Man' Spinoffs Still Possible, But Only After Reboot

1 October 2015 1:27 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in June, a rumor surfaced that Sony Pictures and Marvel may be developing a new movie based on the Spider-Gwen comics, after Marvel's Ike Perlmutter recently green-lit a new solo comic series for the character. We never heard anything concrete about this Spider-Gwen spinoff, but earlier this week, a new fan-made trailer started making the rounds, stoking interest in the character getting her own solo adventure. During a Q&A to promote Avengers: Age of Ultron, producers Kevin Feige and Jeremy Latcham revealed they hadn't yet seen the trailer, but they both thought the comic book version of Spider-Gwen was "cool."

The Spider-Gwen trailer that surfaced this week featured footage from The Amazing Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, along with Julianne Cancalosi portraying Spider-Gwen in scenes where she's wearing the masked costume. Even if a Spider-Gwen movie does happen, it likely won't be with Emma Stone, »

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First Look At Andrew Garfield In Mel Gibson’s WWII Drama Hacksaw Ridge

29 September 2015 4:34 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Despite the mixed reception to The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Andrew Garfield’s acting career definitely hasn’t taken too much of a hit, as he recently finished working with Martin Scorsese and will also soon be seen in Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge. The British actor has actually landed the lead role in the World War II set movie and will star alongside Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer and Rachel Griffiths.

The film will see him playing a solider who was ostracized and made to serve as a medic in the Pacific for his refusal to carry a weapon after being drafted into the army, only to later be branded a hero after saving an entire unit of allied troops.

Here’s the official synopsis for the film:

Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss (Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, »

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Drew Goddard Reveals More Details About His Scrapped Sinister Six Spinoff

29 September 2015 2:47 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Before the Sony Hack and Marvel’s subsequent deal with the studio to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Drew Goddard’s Sinister Six came very close to becoming a reality. In fact, it was one of a number of spinoffs being lined up, with others including Venom and a female-led movie focusing on an unspecified group of characters.

In a recent interview to promote The Martian, Goddard spilled the beans on his plans for the movie, and while he wouldn’t reveal which villains he chose to for his Sinister Six, he did confirm that the film wouldn’t have been tied directly into the closing few minutes of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

“I felt strongly that I wanted this movie to just stand on its own. I feel like, in general, I get tired of these movies where they’re becoming too much of a puzzle for people to solve. »

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Sinister Six: how the film would have shaped up

28 September 2015 10:28 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Drew Goddard on his abandoned Sinister Six movie: "I was making everyone the protagonist"

Had Sony's Spider-Man movie universe come together, then by now there was a sporting chance we could have seen at least a trailer for Drew Goddard's planned film of the Sinister Six. Widely teased in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Goddard elected not to direct The Martian so he could make the Spider-Man spin-off. Yet following the box office performance of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Sony's subsequent deal with Marvel Studios over the screen future of the webslinger, the Sinister Six project fell by the wayside.

Chatting to IGN, Goddard talked about the film falling through, saying that the making of the movie "is the special part". "After that it’s the business part. Like, I want people to see these things, but it’s done. And with Sinister, you know I love that script, »

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Emma Stone Is 'Spider-Gwen' in Amazing Fan-Made Trailer

28 September 2015 5:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Every Monday, Vulture debuts a new video in their Remix series, which puts a different spin on popular franchises. For instance, one of their recent Remixes was highlighted in Nerd Alert last month, which gave fans a glimpse at what an Idris Elba-lead version of Spectre would look like. Today's Vulture Remix shows us what a potential Spider-Gwen movie would look like, starring Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, with the video using footage from The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and the original 2002 Spider-Man, along with Easy A and Birdman.

You may recall, back in June, we reported that Marvel Comics signed off on a new Spider-Gwen comic book series, which was believed to set up a potential movie of the same name. The Spider-Gwen movie was never confirmed, but even if it does move forward in the future, it won't feature Emma Stone, since Spider-Man is being rebooted once again, »

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Money, Money, Money - how much did the 2013 and 2014 CBMs make?

27 September 2015 9:34 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

This maybe old news, and apologies if somebody has already posted, but I've stolen borrowed data from our good friends at deadline to really look at what where the most profitable CBMs of 2013 and 2014 (they don't, I think, have information for the 2015 films yet). The films I'm looking at are:  - The Amazing Spider-Man 2  - Big Hero 6  - Captain America: The Winter Soldier  - Guardians of the Galaxy  - Iron Man 3  - Man of Steel  - Thor: The Dark World  - X-Men Days of Future Past Box Office numbers don't tell the full story, and if you are interested to know how Deadline calculated these numbers, I'll put a list of inclusions and exclusions at the bottom. It's worth noting that these are still Best Guesses, as Studios don't release this information if they don't have to. #1: Iron Man 3 Box Office: $1215m Total Revenue: $1026m »

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The Best Part About Playing Spider-Man, According To Andrew Garfield

23 September 2015 8:19 AM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It.s telling, when Andrew Garfield reflects on his years in the Spider-Man suit, that the best memories he has have nothing at all to do with the actual movies that were made. Rather, they involve opportunities that the role afforded him off the screen. at least, according to the actor.s own words. Garfield was busy promoting his work on the new drama 99 Homes, but took time while speaking with Uproxx to reflect on the years he spent making The Amazing Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with Marc Webb. The best part about holding down that role? Garfield admits,   The two highlights of the whole Spider-Man time were the two Comic-Cons that I did, where I could just fuck around... I loved me at those! It felt the most authentic version of Spider-Man that I could bring. Andrew Garfield got a lot of press, and fan-driven goodwill, when »

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Spider-Man Would Have Been Part of Drew Goddard’s Standalone Sinister Six Movie

22 September 2015 5:03 PM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Around this time last year, Sony had big plans for Spider-Man. The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 had release dates, and spinoff movies focusing on Sinister Six, Venom, and an unknown female character were all in various stages of development. Everything changed when The Amazing Spider-Man 2 wasn’t quite the success Sony

The post Spider-Man Would Have Been Part of Drew Goddard’s Standalone Sinister Six Movie appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

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Director Michael Bay May Pass on 'Transformers 5'

17 September 2015 5:32 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier today, a new report from Deadline revealed that the writers room for Transformers 5 has completed its work, with Akiva Goldsman, who lead the team, set to write the script for this sequel, which Michael Bay will direct. When the writers room was set up earlier this year, it was believed that the goal was to get a story for Transformers 5 ready, for Michael Bay to film after he wrapped on 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, which hits theaters this January. Shortly after today's report broke, Michael Bay took to his Twitter page to clarify that he hasn't committed to directing the sequel quite yet, but he is discussing ideas with Steven Spielberg. Here's what he had to say in his brief statement.

"Re: directing TF5. No, it's not official. I have not committed to any idea as of yet. Just met with Steven and we are discussing. »

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'Transformers 5' Shoots in June 2016, Animated Movie Will Follow

17 September 2015 2:41 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After an intense few months of brainstorming in the coveted Transformers Writers Room, the gang led by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman has finally decided on two projects that will move forward at Paramount. The first is Transformers 5, which will be written by Akiva Goldsman himself, the man behind such classics as I Am Legend and A Beautiful Mind. The second is an animated spinoff that revolves around the robots' home world of Cybertron, tentatively titled Transformers One. Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari will be in charge of penning this origin story.

At this time, Akiva Goldsman has a concrete blueprint he will use to complete the Transformers 5 screenplay. The sequel will start shooting in June, with Mark Wahlberg set to star and Michael Bay returning to direct his fifth film in the franchise. The sequel will likely hit theaters summer 2017.

There is no set release date for Transformers One. »

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Paramount officially moving forward with Transformers 5 and Cybertron animated movie

17 September 2015 2:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like Paramount PicturesTransformers writers room has beared fruit, with the studio announcing today that it is officially moving forward with Transformers 5, as well as an as-yet-untitled animated origin movie focussing on Cybertron.

Deadline is reporting that Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) will pen the fifth instalment in the live-action series, which will reunite Transformers: Age of Extinction director Michael Bay and star Mark Wahlberg. Meanwhile, the animated movie will be penned by Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari, who wrote this year’s superhero origin tale Ant-Man.

The site goes on to suggest that of the nine ideas pitched in the writers room experiment, executive producer Steven Spielberg felt that five had promise, and that there is a loose plan in place for future movies from Jeff Pinkner (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Lindsey Beer (Short Circuit).


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Transformers 5 And Animated Cybertron Spinoff Moving Forward At Paramount

17 September 2015 1:15 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Deadline reports that the Transformers writers room has now been disbanded, and the biggest thing to come out of that impressive group of talent - Christina Hodson (The Fugitive) and Lindsey Beer (Dig), Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari (Ant-Man), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (Iron Man), Zak Penn (The Incredible Hulk), Jeff Pinkner (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Steven DeKnight (Daredevil), and Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Black Hawk Down) - is Transformers 5 from Akiva Goldsman. The blueprint for the movie has been created, and the plan is for Michael Bay to direct and Mark Wahlberg to return. Production will start next June.  Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari meanwhile are set to write an animated feature which will revolve around Cybertron. It's expected to be an origin story for both the Autobots and Decepticons. Shockingly, these are the only two movies to be set despite the huge number of writers who participated. »

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