AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. returned Tuesday night with the first of seven straight new episodes including the season finale. On the hunt for Deathlok and The Clairvoyant, the team is joined by a who’s who of previous guest starring agents. Things are heating up as this episode sets the stage for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER.
Hot Toys is back with more stunning collectibles from CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. The leader in cinematic collectibles will release two versions of Cap in his stealth suit, one of which includes him in civilians clothes as Steve Rogers. Both are available for pre-order now, so check out the links and images below.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER is in theaters now, earning rave reviews on its way to setting box office records. Fans all over the globe are able to celebrate this momentous Marvel occasion via the Captain America Augmented Reality App. Aiming the smart phone and tablet app at posters for the film will render a 3D image of Cap himself crashing to the rescue!
Super Soldier enthusiasts in Los Angeles can do it a little, or a lot bigger at the Sunset Wall. For more information and an image of what the app looks like in action, see the press release below.
Variety has the scoop on three new actors joining director Zack Snyder’s still untitled MAN OF STEEL sequel. Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, and Tao Okamoto will play three new characters created for the screen in the film unofficially known as BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN. Hunter needs no introduction while Mulvey was recently seen in 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE and Okamoto debuted as Hugh Jackman’s love interest, Mariko, in THE WOLVERINE last year.
Warner Bros.’ MAN OF STEEL sequel is due for release on May 6, 2016.
AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. returns for its homestretch run without guest stars or other obvious audience boosting strategies and received a series low 1.8 rating in the 18-49 year old demographic and 5.39 million viewers overall based on early overnights (based on tvbythenumbers.com). I won’t be surprised if that’s bumped up slightly when final numbers come in, but nobody involved can be very happy about those numbers. Continue reading
Variety has exclusively reported that Toby Kebbell is in talks to play Doctor Doom for director Josh Trank in FANTASTIC FOUR. Kebbell, who’s previously appeared in films like WRATH OF THE TITANS and THE COUNSELOR, is going to be a very busy man in near future. He’s already filmed this year’s DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and has also been cast in 2016′s WARCRAFT.
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON is currently filming in Italy (where all those spy photos you’ve seen elsewhere were taken). Next week, production moves to Seoul, South Korea and director Joss Whedon has apologized in advance for the inconvenience to the city’s inhabitants. It may be a rough couple weeks for Seoul, but Joss is sure to make the film worth it.
Hot Toys is bringing their “A” game with, so far, three stunning sixth scale figures from CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. Both title characters are already available for pre-order (links below) along with Black Widow. Chris Evans (Captain America) and Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) have previously received the Hot Toys treatment, but never this well. Meanwhile, Sebastian Stan debuts in cool, tragically villainous style.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is crossing over with the Whedonverse once again as Amy Acker (PERSON OF INTEREST) plays a guest spot on AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel has confirmed that Acker will be playing Audrey, more famously known as “The Cellist,” the former flame of Phil Coulson referred to in THE AVENGERS. Hit the link for a Marvel’s full interview with Acker for more on her upcoming appearance.
Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES. William Fichtner, who plays Shredder in the film, provides the stage-setting vocals while Megan Fox’s April O’Neil is caught up in confusion caused by chaos. Meanwhile, a number of fast paced clips promise a movie full of action shelled ninja action.