How To Turn Star Trek Into The Next Marvel Movie Universe

For anyone who has followed the film and television business in the last few years, they know one thing is true: mega-franchises are king. Right now, every studio is looking for its own version of Marvel's universe. But Paramount has one sitting right under its nose, and it's called Star Trek. » 10/07/14 12:53pm 10/07/14 12:53pm

Marvel Has Its Movies Planned Through 2028. Yes, 2028.

Holy crap. And no, 2028 is not a typo (although since I'm writing this article, it's an extremely reasonable assumption to make). Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige had planned the Marvel cinematic universe all the way through the next 14 years. » 4/03/14 10:40am 4/03/14 10:40am

​All your Questions about Thor 2's Multiple Endings -- Answered!

As with all the previous Marvel movies, Thor: The Dark World's final moments were full of surprises — including two scenes during the end credit. So we asked Marvel's Kevin Feige and director Alan Taylor all about the end credit scenes and the big twist before the credits. Major spoilers ahead... » 11/11/13 3:44pm 11/11/13 3:44pm

If DC and Marvel traded places, what movies would DC be making now?

Imagine that DC had started building a cinematic universe in 2008, culminating with a mega-successful Justice League in 2012. In this alternate universe, where Marvel and DC changed places, what movies would DC be planning for 2014 and 2015? » 8/07/13 2:00pm 8/07/13 2:00pm

Does Marvel really have its movies planned out through 2021?

That's certainly what Marvel's mastermind Kevin Feige seems to be saying in this new interview with Wired's Adam Rogers. To be fair, he couches this statement in hypothetical terms — and plans may have to change if the risky Guardians of the Galaxy movie fails. » 8/07/13 11:40am 8/07/13 11:40am

Marvel's got the Blade, Punisher and Ghost Rider movie rights back

In this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, Marvel movie head honcho Kevin Feige casually dropped the news that the movie rights for the Punisher, Blade and Ghost Rider have returned to Marvel. Awesome. » 5/06/13 7:00am 5/06/13 7:00am

Did you know that Iron Man 3 takes place partly in China?

Last year, Rian Johnson's time-travel epic Looper had two versions — the U.S. cut, with a brief montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt's time in China, and the Chinese cut, with a much longer Shanghai sequence. Now, Iron Man 3 takes this trend much, much further, as we move towards a future where China is increasingly… » 5/01/13 11:20am 5/01/13 11:20am

Shane Black Tells Us How Tony Stark is Being "Phased Out" as Iron Man

The trailers for Iron Man 3 show us a shiny new Iron Patriot, a whole army of floating armors... and Tony's mask broken and burned. So is Tony Stark being replaced? And why does Tony spend so much of the movie out of his armor? We asked director Shane Black, and here's what he told us. » 4/30/13 8:00am 4/30/13 8:00am

Why Can't Thor Just Call the Avengers for Help? Kevin Feige Explains

The first trailer for Thor 2 features all manner of apocalyptic stuff. You can't help wondering why Thor doesn't just call his teammates in the Avengers — so we asked Marvel's Kevin Feige how they plan to address this in their post-Avengers movies. Here's what he told us. » 4/24/13 10:18am 4/24/13 10:18am

How long before Marvel makes its own Daredevil movie?

We've known since last fall that Marvel was going to be getting the movie rights to Daredevil back — last October, there were widespread reports that Marvel was willing to extend Fox's option for a Daredevil film, in exchange for getting to use Galactus in a Marvel movie. But Fox chose the Destroyer of Worlds over the… » 4/23/13 5:28pm 4/23/13 5:28pm

Rumor: Marvel planning Inhumans film modeled on Game of Thrones?

Marvel's Kevin Feige has been talking up The Inhumans as a possible upcoming movie for a few years now, alongside the equally cosmic Guardians of the Galaxy. Now that Guardians is going ahead, there are new rumors that we could be seeing a big-screen version of the saga about a weird alien clan. » 4/04/13 2:05pm 4/04/13 2:05pm

Where did Bruce Banner and Tony Stark go after they drove away together…

What happened to Bruce and Tony, after the two of them drove away in the climax of The Avengers? Robert Downey Jr. told us everything. » 7/16/12 3:26pm 7/16/12 3:26pm

Marvel's Kevin Feige explains how the studio will avoid a post-Avengers

Producer and head of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige is like Uatu the Watcher when it comes to Marvel's movie properties — he sees everything that's going on. But now that The Avengers, the biggest movie in Marvel's arsenal is about to launch, what's next? How do you top that? How do you shake off sequel-itis? » 4/16/12 5:26pm 4/16/12 5:26pm

The Experts Who Put Actual Science into Hollywood Science Fiction

Chances are, if you've seen a science fiction movie recently and been stunned to hear actual science mentioned, you have a scientific advisor to thank. A small cadre of science experts have started lending their expertise to movies like Thor, 2012, Tron Legacy and the upcoming Doctor Strange. Here's their story, via… » 1/25/12 7:00am 1/25/12 7:00am

Marvel's next 5 movies after The Avengers could include some weird…

What's Marvel got planned after their huge, $220 million Avengers flick? We guarantee you're not expecting a couple of the movies that Marvel has up its sleeve for 2013 and beyond. Check out Marvel's weird choices for post-Avengers movies. » 9/30/11 6:30am 9/30/11 6:30am

The real reason Captain America doesn't punch Hitler in his new movie

Since it became clear that the cinematic Cap would be taking on the Red Skull and his terrorist organization HYDRA, people have asked why he isn't just fighting the Nazis themselves. The creative team have the answer to that question. » 7/18/11 11:37am 7/18/11 11:37am

Kenneth Branagh explains why Thor really is like Shakespeare...and the…

The director, writers, and cast of Thor recently sat down to explain why Thor is the first superhero that's actually science fiction, how to make an Asgardian prince relatable, and what lies ahead for the characters in future movies. » 5/03/11 4:00pm 5/03/11 4:00pm

Will Marvel Studios Boss Take Over Disney?

Just weeks after Disney's buyout of Marvel was announced, the chairman of Disney Studios is leaving the company, and who happens to be one of the people being named as a possible successor? Kevin Feige, current president of Marvel Studios. » 9/21/09 8:00am 9/21/09 8:00am

Marvel Announces The Avengers' Line-Up, Plus Thor And Captain America…

After the amazing Iron Man 2 footage, we got a few moments with Producer Kevin Feige, who talked told us who's in the movie version of Marvel's superteam, the Avengers, plus potential Captain Americas squaring off against Tony. » 7/25/09 8:19pm 7/25/09 8:19pm

Iron Man 2 Is Finished

Well, finished shooting that is. As Marvel's website celebrates the end of filming, Entertainment Weekly hypes up the movie and leaves us to wonder, just how sneaky are the folks at Marvel Studios? » 7/19/09 8:00am 7/19/09 8:00am