DC Convergence On The Horizon

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  DC Comics is counting down to a crisis again, with a Convergence on the horizon. Convergence, 2015’s event for the nation’s oldest comics publisher will drawn upon the company’s almost 80 year history, while forging a new future for the world’s greatest superheroes.  Beginning in Convergence #0 on April 1, the story spins out two of DC’s current weekly series,  The New 52: Futures End and Earth 2: World’s End.  For 9 weeks the … Continue reading

Avengers: Age of Ultron – First Look!

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  Marvel had planned to début the first trailer for the Avengers: Age of Ultron during last night’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but of course the internet happened, and we all got to see that a little earlier than they planned. Marvel wisely decided to put a better quality version of the trailer on their youtube page, and in doing so, set a record, notching over 34 million views in the first 24 hours (and … Continue reading

Future Imperfect – Marvel Keeps Going Forward By Looking Back

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  2015 is looking to be quite the event for Marvel Comics. Quite a few events actually, many of which call back on some of Marvel’s most successful storylines over the past 30 years, going back to the original comic event, Secret Wars.  In fact, the first announcement they made was for a new Secret Wars. The latest was announced today by Marvel. Based on the classic two-part Hulk story Future Imperfect, by Peter David … Continue reading

#MarvelEvent! The Complete Phase Three Announcement!

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After losing a bit of momentum to the Distinguished Competition recent scheduling announcement, Marvel Films put on a show as Kevin Feige took the stage at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles to show their rivals how fans deserve to find out about their upcoming projects, collectively known as Phase Three.  Feige’s thinking is that they should have fun with this sort of announcement, fans not stockholders need to be on the front line. … Continue reading

Will Benedict Cumberbatch be Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme?

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  Deadline has reported that Marvel wants Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch for the role the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange in their cinematic universe. That doesn’t mean that the Star Trek Into Darkness actor will be playing the part, though.  The Hollywood news site’s sources only said that Marvel wants him, and that negotiations will begin between the studio and the actor soon.   While Cumberbatch would be a fine choice to play the one time surgeon turned magical … Continue reading

Sitting Down With Constantine

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  At this year’s New York Comic Con, I got a chance to sit down with John Constantine. That is, I sat with the actor who be playing him this fall on TV.  The show premieres on Friday October 24, but I got to see an advance screening of the series’ pilot the first night of Comic Con.  At the show’s press roundtable, Matt Ryan the star of NBC’s new comic book series, Constantine, as … Continue reading

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer leaked – WITH VIDEO

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  It was going to début during the October 28th episode of  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, but like so many other things before it, the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer managed to worm its way out on to the World Wide Web. As quickly as sites could get the trailer online, among the first places to go live with it was comic news site, Comic Book Resources.  Disney asked them (in what I imagine was in the … Continue reading

Has Batman v Superman Found Its Robin?

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  Variety is reporting that an unnamed extra working on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in Michigan as told a local news outlet that Robin will be female. The film, shooting in Michigan, had filmed a scene involving Bruce Wayne (Ben Afleck) and Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) on the campus of Michigan State University where WILX-10 News reporter Kirk Montgomery spoke with one of the extras who spilled the beans. ““I’ve also learned that … Continue reading

DC Film Slate Announced at WB Investor Meeting, Wonder Woman, Cyborg and 2 Justice Leagues in the Works.

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  Get your popcorn, and a really big drink, because there will be at least a dozen DC Entertainment movies between now and 2020.  Also coming are more Lego Movies, and three films in the Harry Potter spin-off series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Announced today to Warner Brother shareholders by WB CEO Kevin Tsujihara during the company’s shareholder meeting. 2 films a year, beginning in 2016 with Batman v. Superman Dawn for … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Day Four – Family, Friends, and Fun

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  Four days of nerdvana came to a close earlier today.  Comics, TV, movies, video games, cosplay and all sorts of fun was to be had, as over 100,000 fans came out for Family Day at New York Comic Con.     It was a low key day for me, after a late night out, celebrating friend of Geeksville Aleta Pardalis‘ second place finish in the TV and Film category in the Eastern Championships of … Continue reading