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How the McU Was Made: ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’ and How That Thanos Scene Happened

First, there was an idea. While press surrounding 2008’s Iron Man brought up the notion of an Avengers movie as a possibility, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige downplayed it a bit, noting that these first few movies had to work in order to get to The Avengers. Well, they worked. And they worked considerably well. […]

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Superhero Bits: Stan Lee’s Business Manager Arrested, Scarlet Witch Could Be a Mutant & More

Does a Marvel Studios book hint that Scarlet Witch is a mutant? Will Dark Phoenix really push the envelope of the PG-13 ratng? Did David Harbour hint that he’s playing Ben Grimm in the Black Widow movie? Did you notice the hidden Tony Stark in the Iron Man mural in Spider-Man: Far From Home? Want […]

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How the McU Was Made: ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ & Why Chris Evans Turned It Down

While Marvel Studios clearly had ideas about heading towards The Avengers when they set about making their own films starting with Iron Man, it wasn’t until their fifth film—Captain America: The First Avenger—that they were making a movie while The Avengers was rocking and rolling and getting geared up to start production. Not only that, […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Summit Proves Hollywood Retirement Is Working for Her

Across the country on Saturday, movie theaters sold over $12 million in tickets to “Avengers: Endgame,” helping it amass $771 million in the U.S. since its release in April.On the same day, in a stunning urban greenhouse complex in Dtla, the film’s supporting star Gwyneth Paltrow counted tickets of her own — pricey, perk-loaded passes […]

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‘Aladdin’s’ Mena Massoud Joins Voice Cast of Animated Feature ‘Lamya’s Poem’ (Exclusive)

Mena Massoud, star of the upcoming Disney film “Aladdin,” will play the lead role of Rumi in the upcoming animated feature film “Lamya’s Poem.”The Unity Productions Foundation-financed picture is written and will be directed by Alexander Kronemer, with Sam Kadi as a producer and Brandon Lloyd as director of animation, for Canada’s PiP Animation Studios […]

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Marvel rolls the dice after Endgame: enter Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio

Spider-Man: Far from Home sees the franchise on familiar turf – but the arrival of a shady new character throws up questionsThis article contains spoilers for Avengers: EndgameStan Lee’s great genius, in the early Marvel comics, was to give superheroes psyches. Where Batman and Superman felt in their early decades like superficial entities shut off […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Obliterates Records With $1.2 Billion Global Debut

It’s truly the Avengers’ world. The opening weekend of “Avengers: Endgame” demolished box office records with a stunning $350 million in North America and $1.2 billion worldwide.Disney-Marvel’s fourth and final Avengers superhero movie has captivated moviegoers, accounting for more than four of every five tickets sold domestically. “Avengers: Endgame” topped the year-old “Avengers: Infinity War” […]

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Set for Global Domination, Can It Deliver a $300M Domestic Debut?

In 2008 we saw the birth of what has come to be known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of Iron Man. Eleven years, 21 films and $18.6 billion in worldwide ticket sales later, that universe has come to redefine the idea of the modern blockbuster. This weekend Avengers: Endgame will give audiences […]

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Avengers: Endgame fever set to make it first $1bn film in under a week

The climax to the Marvel superhero series has broken pre-sale box office records and is on track to shatter many moreIf any movie is critic-proof, it is Avengers: Endgame, the culmination of 21 previous titles in the wildly popular Marvel Cinematic Universe, which began with 2008’s Iron Man.Pre-sale records have already been destroyed by the […]

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