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Vision and Ultron promo art and background revealed for Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Marvel has been keeping things quiet about the Vision’s look in Avengers: Age of Ultron, but leaks have made the rounds online. Now there’s a new promo art that gives us another good look at Paul Bettany as Vision. We also get a promo art of Ultron, along with the background … Continue reading

Kingpin’s origin will have layers in Netflix’s Daredevil series


Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil will both feature the rise of Matt Murdoch as the vigilante hero and Kingpin, aka Wilson Fisk, as a crime boss. We get some more details on how deep Fisk’s origin story is and the role the series will play in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “It … Continue reading

Aaron Paul to play Han Solo in Star Wars spin-off film?

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Disney has already started work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with the sequels and standalone spin-off films to follow. Fans have been aching for a film focused on Han Solo, and now a source from Making Star Wars is saying that one of the films will follow the smuggler turned hero. The production’s code name … Continue reading

Bryan Singer teases Egypt in X-Men: Apocalypse?


Okay, we know that Apocalypse is an ancient mutant with origins in Egypt. He’s going to be the main villain in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse film, being played by Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Director Bryan Singer has posted a photo on Instagram of himself watching an Egyptian scene at a … Continue reading

The Batman vs. Green Arrow movie crossover we’ll never get

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Here’s a fan-made trailer featuring Christian Bale’s Batman going up against Stephen Amell’s Arrow. We all know Batman would easily take out the Green Arrow in the comics, but for the film it would’ve been a very entertaining battle. Here’s an example of Batman quickly countering the Green Arrow’s attack … Continue reading

The Interview grosses $1 million opening day in theaters

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The Interview has grossed $1 million at the box office on Christmas. Sony decided to release James Franco and Seth Rogen’s comedy in select theaters on Christmas. The film was also available to rent or purchase via YouTube, Xbox Live, and other video service sites. The company originally decided to pull the movie … Continue reading

Shazam will be in the DC cinematic universe


Warner Bros. has been following Marvel’s footsteps by having its heroes come together in theaters, starting with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Now we will finally have characters like Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Batman, Superman and many more living in the same universe. Shazam is also getting a live-action film, … Continue reading

Scarlet Witch isn’t related to Magneto?

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Marvel recently released a teaser for the upcoming Uncanny Avengers relaunch by Rick Remender and Daniel Acuna featuring Quicksilver. Now there’s a new teaser focusing on Wanda Maximoff, aka Scarlet Witch. It’s known that Magneto is the father of both Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. However, the teaser shows that Marvel is likely going … Continue reading

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Honest Trailer

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If you disliked the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, then you’ll love the newest Honest Trailer from Screen Junkes. If you enjoyed the movie, then this should still be entertaining to watch. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gets the spotlight, and the video points out ridiculousness like Splinter learning martial arts … Continue reading