DC Comics’ Jim Lee sees a bright future for the DCEU

The DC Extended Universe got off to a somewhat bumpy start but after a few successes, the franchise seems to have hit its stride. Now, possibilities for the franchise have many excited, including DC Comics own Jim Lee. During his appearance at the C2E2 Expo, Lee discussed (via ComicBook.com) the state of the cinematic franchise, laying out what’s coming down the line: Not only did he express his excitement for the three films coming in 2021, but he also praised the leadership at Warner Bros.:

She-Hulk: Mark Ruffalo has met with Marvel about appearing on the show

Mark Ruffalo has had early conversations with Marvel Studios about reprising his role as Bruce Banner in She-Hulk. Jennifer Walters is set to make her live-action debut in Disney Plus’ She-Hulk, where she’ll become the powerful, green superheroine comic books fans have come to love. As most fans know, Walters is the cousin of Bruce Banner, who plays a key role in her superpowered transformation, leading to speculation that Mark Ruffalo could appear. Ruffalo has been coy on the possibility but,

Sam and Bucky aren’t the best of friends in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Anthony Mackie teases the state of Sam and Bucky’s relationship at the start of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes have one of the most entertaining relationships in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Even though the two have their differences, they have one thing in common — their friendship with Steve Rogers. With Cap now retired, the two must look to each other for support and guidance. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll be friendly when we see them in The Falc

Anthony Mackie recalls his Avengers: Endgame moviegoing experience

Anthony Mackie details the visceral reactions from moviegoers while seeing Avengers: Endgame in a theater. Avengers: Endgame served as both the conclusion of The Infinity Saga and the culmination of eleven years of storytelling in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As such, fans were naturally filled with a sea of emotions during certain parts of the film. Endgame star Anthony Mackie knows just how affected fans were by it, as he got to experience their reactions first hand. While speaking with Th

Anthony Mackie isn’t nervous about launching MCU Phase Four

Anthony Mackie is prepared to help kick off the next phase of the MCU with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is at the dawn of a new era, as Phase Four is bringing a plethora of new characters and original storylines to the interconnected universe. One of the first projects on the slate is Disney Plus’ The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which will see Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson take on the mantle of Captain America. And believe it or not, Mackie isn’t anxious abo

The Raid remake writer once pitched a Punisher/Nick Fury film to Marvel

The Punisher has had stints on both the big and small screens over the past few decades, with all achieving varying degrees of success. More recently, Frank Castle left a mark on the Marvel Cinematic Universe through Netflix’s acclaimed TV series. But if The Raid‘s Adam G. Simon had gotten his way, the antihero’s MCU entrance could have played out very differently. Simon, a longtime fan of the Punisher, recently revealed to ComicBook.com that he had the opportunity to pitch a feature film starr

Rumor: Directors James Mangold and Robert Rodriguez join The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian season 2 has reportedly enlisted James Mangold and Robert Rodriguez for directing duties. The Mandalorian became an instant hit for Disney Plus, with fans praising the characters, storytelling, action and set pieces. However, the show’s success should also be credited to the team of directors assembled by writer and creator Jon Favreau. It was easy to assume even more talent would be brought in for the second season and, if a new report is to be believed, two big names are board

The Falcon and the Winter Solider: Anthony Mackie opens up about using the shield

Anthony Mackie talks about what it was like to use Captain America’s shield for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has a new Captain America, and his name is Sam Wilson. Disney Plus’ The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will mark the beginning of Sam’s career as the Sentinel of Liberty. And one aspect of that job is wielding the red, white and blue shield. Now, Mackie is sharing details about what it’s like to carry the iconic weapon. Mackie, who was first shown thro

Mark Ruffalo recalls Marvel’s Kevin Feige almost quitting due to lack of diversity

Black Panther is one of the films being added to Disney Plus in March Black Panther is one of the films being added to Disney Plus in March by Andre Farquharson Mark Ruffalo looks back on Kevin Feige nearly leaving Marvel Studios. Mark Ruffalo has provided some new details on the situation that nearly led Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige to leave his post. While speaking with The Independent, he revealed that Feige almost walked out during production on The Avengers: “When we did the first Av

Ben Affleck hopes Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut is released

Ben Affleck fully supports Zack Snyder’s goal to release his version of Justice League. Ben Affleck has officially joined the countless fans who are campaigning for the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut. The actor explained to CinemaBlend that he was initially unaware of the supposed film cut or the fanfare surrounding it. But it didn’t take long for him to throw his support to his former collaborator: Justice League‘s road to the big screen was one marked by production changes and t

Luke Cage season 3 would have brought the hero full circle, says showrunner

Luke Cage’s Cheo Hodari Coker drops details on the show’s scrapped, third season. Fans were disappointed to see Luke Cage end its run on such a grim note back in the summer of 2018. The show’s cancellation not only came as surprise to viewers but to the crew as well, as several scripts had already been written for the third season. Now, showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker has shed a bit of light on what was in store for Power Man and his allies. While speaking to TV Guide, Coker teased that the 13-ep

Ben Affleck gets real about his departure from The Batman

Ben Affleck opens up about his decision to leave The Batman. Ben Affleck has given his reason for not returning to the role of Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. In a lengthy interview with The New York Times, Affleck revealed that his experiences with Justice League‘s production prompted him to leave. And while he had completed after draft of The Batman‘s script, someone suggested that it may not be healthy for him to return: In the past, Affleck has been candid about his struggles with

Ant-Man’s Randall Park explains how he joined WandaVision

Randall Park is opening up about reprising his role as Jimmy Woo in WandaVision. During a newly released BUILD Series interview, the Marvel star recounted how he came to be involved with the Disney Plus limited series. Apparently, it only took one meeting with Marvel Studios to set things in motion: “I had a meeting over at Marvel, just a kind of general thing to talk about where I was at and where they’re at I was like, ‘Yeah, I would love to bring Jimmy Woo back if there was ever the opportun

Moon Knight: Oliver Jackson-Cohen says playing the role ‘would be a dream’

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Oliver Jackson Cohen attends "Emerald City" panel during the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 3 on October 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images) Moon Knight is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen wants in. The actor — who has been a longtime, fan favorite for the part — revealed to ET that he knows his name has been linked to the character. And while he would love to take on the role, he first has to learn who Moon

Michael Pena doesn’t think Luis will become a superhero in Ant-Man 3

Michael Pena has doubts about a superhero future for Ant-Man’s Luis. Luis has been a key ally to Scott Lang in the Ant-Man franchise, but it doesn’t look like the optimistic ex-con will be getting the superpowers he’s long been hoping for. Michael Pena told ComicBookMovie.com that he thinks a superhero alter ego for his fan-favorite character is out of the question for the foreseeable future: “That was the whole second movie where I was begging for a suit and then he said no, so it was ‘How ab

Loki: Gugu Mbatha-Raw joins the upcoming Marvel show

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is making her return to the superhero genre with Marvel’s Loki. Gugu Mbatha-Raw is headed to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as Deadline reports that she’s been cast in Marvel Studios’ Loki. Although details on her role are scarce, Deadline‘s Nellie Andreeva notes that she could be playing the female lead. Marvel has not commented on the casting. Mbatha-Raw joins a cast headlined by the returning Tom Hiddleston along with Sophia Di Martino and Owen Wilson, who are both playing u

Thor: Love and Thunder lands new writer in Jennifer Kaytin Robinson

Taika Waititi is bringing in another voice for Thor: Love and Thunder. Taika Waititi is getting some help with Thor: Love and Thunder, as Variety reports that Jennifer Kaytin Robinson has boarded the project as co-writer. According to the trade, the Academy Award-winning writer/director is now focused on the superhero sequel. Robinson’s hiring represents a step forward in his creative process. As of right now, Marvel Studios hasn’t commented on the matter. Robinson entered the TV sphere as the

Avengers director Joe Russo says Joker has helped break superhero stigma

Director Joe Russo believes Joker has elevated the superhero genre to a new plateau. Joe Russo, one of the two directors behind Avengers: Endgame, is pleased with the success Joker has had. The former Marvel filmmaker told THR he only recently got the chance to watch it, but he enjoyed the movie, calling it a tragic, and relevant, story: “I loved it. I thought it was a beautiful piece of filmmaking. It was a very tragic, very modern story and really representative of existential isolation and

Spider-Man director Sam Raimi in talks to helm ‘Doctor Strange 2’

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 17: Director Sam Raimi poses after speaking at a filmmakers' roundtable at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 17, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Sam Raimi is in negotiations to direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has reportedly found its new director. According to Variety, Sam Raimi is in talks to take o

Crossbones rumored to be returning to the MCU

The Marvel Cinematic Universe may not be done with Crossbones. Crossbones could on his way back to the MCU soon, according to a recent rumor. MCU Cosmic reports that Marvel Studios has plans for the SHIELD operative-turned-villain. With this, the trade also stresses that it’s currently unclear as to whether he’ll appear in a film or TV series. Crossbones made his MCU debut as SHIELD agent Brock Rumlow in 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, where he was played by Frank Grillo. A member
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