It’s been reported by various news outlets before, but Paul Rudd’s casting has not been officially confirmed by Marvel, until now when an official press release from Edgar Wright finally identifies Rudd as the man for the job, while also praising the actor’s ability to bring “several dimensions” to the role.
Elizabeth Olsen’s gig as Marvel/Disney’s version of The Scarlet Witch is a done deal, after being confirmed by her and the studio, but details about her specific portrayal have been scarce. The actress did talk about AintItCool.com recently, where she revealed a few tidbits about the character’s disposition and powers:
In a recent interview with Screen Rant, Edgar Wright talked about his upcoming film adaptation of the Marvel comic book franchise Ant-Man, which focuses on the scientist Hank Pym, who has the power to shrink and communicate with ants. In the interview, Wright has admitted that they won’t be able to shoot at Pinewood due(…)
With the way every title in the Marvel comic book universe is interconnected, it was only a matter of time before we see an overlap with Disney/Marvel and Fox’s respective comic book movie franchises, as both the X-Men and the Avengers have intertwining histories, particularly with the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, who are both been(…)
Disney, Marvel, and Netflix have recently announced plans to bring several original live-action adventures of four Marvel characters to the small screen, starting from 2015, with further plans to combine the series into one mega miniseries eventually (basically, a Netflix-exclusive version of Marvel’s Phase 1). The characters they will be highlighting include Daredevil, Jessica Jones,(…)
Several news sites have recently reported that Ben Kingsley has let it slip that he’s just finished shooting a new project that is allegedly for Marvel’s series of One-Shot shorts. Kingsley was last in a Marvel film via Iron Man 3, which has him playing the Mandarin *WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD* which is actually just a(…)
The first official trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier has just been released online. Thankfully, it doesn’t have any sappy romance-pushing moments. It’s all about Cap punching and shield-bashing the daylights out of evildoers. Captain America: The Winter Soldier will follow the first Avenger as he comes to terms with his weird situation (that(…)
When the movie rights to Punisher and Daredevil reverted back to Marvel, fans started speculating as to what the studio will do with the franchises, with the only thing they can be sure of being the fact that Marvel won’t let the rights go to another studio again, after realizing how lucrative the movies can(…)
According to a recent Variety report, actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd are on top of the list of actors being considered for the lead in Marvel’s upcoming big-screen adaptation of Ant Man, with the two stars reportedly scheduled to meet with Marvel execs and helmer Edgar Wright, before the studio makes its decision.