Robert Downey, Jr. recently joined Twitter and that’s a very good thing for Marvel Cinematic Universe fans. The IRON MAN star has tweeted two photos from the set of AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. The first is a photo of Downey with producer Jeremy Latcham and the second brings back memories of the very first set photo from 2012′s THE AVENGERS.
Originally aired during this week’s episode of AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel has now made the latest GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY featurette available online. This behind the scenes look is brief, but does include a few flashes of new images and some nice quotes from the film’s stars. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY will hook the world on a feeling on August 1, 2014.
Forbes blogger and friend of MMM Mark Hughes landed an exclusive interview with BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN director Zack Snyder. During their lengthy conversation, Snyder described seeing the Trinity (Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman) costumes together for the first time before talking through his film catalog and how it has been received throughout his career. If you read carefully, you’ll see a few hints Snyder drops about the story for the MAN OF STEEL sequel. Make sure you check out the full interview, which includes the unintentional shoutout to MMM below.
The biggest, most prolific name in superhero movie scores for the last decade appears poised for another round with THE DARK KNIGHT as Hans Zimmer is in talks to score BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN. In an interview with Digital Spy, the composer for THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY and MAN OF STEEL confirmed conversations he’s had with Zack Snyder:
Just over 5 weeks out from the film’s release, 20th Century Fox has posted the final trailer for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. As trailers go, director Bryan Singer has clearly saved his best for last. Check out the trailer and then a clip from the film before sharing your thoughts with us in the comments section below.
Following up on last week’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Roundtable Review, the Gentlemen return to answer listener questions about the film. Thanks to our insightfully inquisitive listeners, we talk about Marvel’s latest release, CAPTAIN AMERICA 3, and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We also right a wrong by covering a pivotal name drop we missed last week.
Director James Gunn has been kind enough to share a brand new image from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. In this week’s Entertainment Weekly, Gunn shed some additional light on the film. GOTG will be connected to AVENGERS 3 and feature Thanos via motion capture. Gunn also provided some key background information on heroes Peter “Star-Lord” Quill and Gamora, as well as the villainous Nebula.
Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. are, for now, digging in and keeping their respective films, CAPTAIN AMERICA 3 and the MAN OF STEEL sequel, scheduled for release on May 6, 2016. It’s still early, however, and the trenches are being dug with sand shovels. No one wants a head on collision.
MTV has exclusively released the first clip from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. This clip provides a more complete look at the scene that opened the trailer we saw back in February. There’s also a cool glimpse of how Star-Lord’s mask will work in the film. Enjoy, then hit the jump for a look behind the scenes from director James Gunn!
Fresh off of last week’s bombshell that STAR WARS: EPISODE VII is already filming with its script and most of its cast finalized (via The Hollywood Reporter), we didn’t even have time to get 12 parsecs into the Kessel Run before news arrived today (also from THR in an exclusive report) that the original Chewbacca, 69-year-old British actor (and professional gentle giant) Peter Mayhew, will return for his fifth cinematic mission as everyone’s favorite Wookiee in the first episode of the new trilogy.
ARE YOU KIDDING ME? This news is just too much fun, and yet another indication that director J.J. Abrams fully intends to honor the original characters as he simultaneously takes us to new corners of that long ago galaxy so far, far away.