Netflix Isn't So Sure We'll See AKA Jessica Jones In 2015

In December, it was announced that Krysten Ritter would be playing Jessica Jones in the Netflix series based around that character. And in Marvel's official press release, the show is said to be premiering this year. But a recent article in USA Today says the Netflix shows will be released a year apart from one… » 1/09/15 4:30am 1/09/15 4:30am

Luke Cage Has Been Officially Cast

Marvel has finally made it official. Mike Colter, who has been long-rumored as the next Luke Cage, will in fact be the Luke Cage for the Netflix Marvel series A.K.A. Jessica Jones. » 12/22/14 2:40pm 12/22/14 2:40pm

What Is Lex Luthor's Evil Scheme in Batman v. Superman?

Does a deleted scene from Captain America 2 reveal plans for a Black Widow prequel film? A long-awaited love scene is coming to True Blood. Sleepy Hollow casts its succubus and Abbie's mother. Arrow reveals details of its 50th episode. Plus, new footage from Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and The Maze Runner. Spoilers… » 8/14/14 6:00am 8/14/14 6:00am

​Why the Marvel/Netflix deal is the best decision they've ever made

Yesterday, Marvel announced a partnership with Netflix that will allow them to conquer television the same way they've conquered movies and comics. The deal, which will bring four separate superhero TV shows to Netflix's on-demand, online streaming service — as well as a miniseries — is not only brilliant, but good… » 11/08/13 12:02pm 11/08/13 12:02pm

Marvel bringing FOUR live-action superhero TV shows to Netflix!

All you Marvel fans better get a Netflix subscription if you don't have one already! Marvel has announced that Netflix will air four new live-action Marvel superhero TV shows, based on Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Daredevil, along with a miniseries event based on the Defenders. The Defenders! » 11/07/13 7:07am 11/07/13 7:07am

7 Superheroes Who Should Get Their Own Arrow-style TV Shows

It's still a little weird to say out loud, but The CW's Green Arrow show Arrow is good. Like, really good. Like, a perfect match of superheroics, accessibility and non-superheroic drama for mass audiences, and with no need for budget-busting special effects. It's possibly the perfect superhero TV show, and it got us… » 2/26/13 10:00am 2/26/13 10:00am

Sweet Christmas! Watch the Old Spice Guy play Luke Cage

We know that professional handsome man Isaiah Mustafa has talked to Marvel about the possibility of playing Luke Cage, and now check out this promo video of the actor as Power Man. Neat stuff, but there's no disco tiara. » 5/29/11 8:30am 5/29/11 8:30am

Awesome casting rumors for The Hunger Games, Luke Cage, and the Oz…

See Kevin Bacon in action in the new X-Men: First Class trailer. Steven Moffat drops some more seriously tantalizing Doctor Who hints. Plus a Stargate favorite explains why Rise of the Planet of the Apes isn't just another movie. » 4/25/11 6:00am 4/25/11 6:00am

4 lesser-known members of the Fantastic Four

With a name like the Fantastic Four, you'd think the superteam would have a fairly static membership. But no, Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing frequently go on sabbatical and/or die, thus requiring awesomely ridiculous replacements. » 1/02/11 6:00pm 1/02/11 6:00pm

Get a complete rundown on the future of Marvel movies, plus Torchwood's…

The head of Marvel Studios reveals their next four movies, which characters he wants to see get movies, and little things to look out for in The Avengers and Thor. A veteran of ER is joining the Torchwood cast. Spoilers! » 12/14/10 6:00am 12/14/10 6:00am

The strangest Spider-Man public service announcements ever


Spider-Man's a stand-up guy, and he'll go to bat for almost any good cause. Unfortunately, the fact that he's an arachno-sapien in a bodysuit transforms any serious attempt at advocacy into a perplexing tableau. Here are 10 odd Spider-PSAs. » 10/17/10 8:45pm 10/17/10 8:45pm

I'm pretty sure this ad occurs in an alternate Marvel universe where…

Guillermo del Toro is pitching a take for ABC's new Hulk series

Looks like the major networks are ready to get back into the comic book business. Marvel just announced a whole slew of characters they're cooking up TV shows for, including the Incredible Hulk, possibly with a Guillermo del Toro twist! » 10/15/10 10:30am 10/15/10 10:30am

Is The Wire's Stringer Bell the next Luke Cage?

We've been reporting on Hollywood's Luke Cage wannabes for years. But actor Idris Elba, famous for his role as Stringer on The Wire, may have actually scored the Marvel deal to bring the yellow-booted comic book superhero to life. » 10/06/10 6:30am 10/06/10 6:30am

Emma Stone is officially playing Gwen Stacy in Spider-Man, not Mary…

The Hulk and his fellow Avengers have got plenty of movies left in them. The new Green Lantern website includes the film's villain. Plus a weird Runaways casting rumor, Chief Tyrol's guest spot on Eureka, and more! Spoilers for you! » 10/06/10 6:00am 10/06/10 6:00am

Dumbledore comes to Doctor Who, X-Men prequel finds young Beast and…

New plot details for Simon Pegg's alien comedy Paul! Doctor Who's Christmas episode adds some stars! Christopher Nolan discusses Inception's philosophical and cinematic undertones. Set-pics reveal more about Transformers 3. X-Men prequel casting becomes official! Will Edward Norton join Avengers? » 7/12/10 6:00am 7/12/10 6:00am

Is Disney scouring Marvel's B-listers for the next big superhero flick?

With Marvel's A-listers ensnared in preexisting movie franchises, it appears Disney's cultivating the publisher's second-tier superheroes. Two writers behind the upcoming Conan flick are penning a Dr. Strange script, and Disney's apparently producing short films for heroes like Luke Cage. » 6/22/10 11:50am 6/22/10 11:50am

Fox News Only 40 Years Too Late In Calling For Black Superheroes

Has President Obama paved the way for black superheroes to achieve prominence? That's the claim made by Fox News... but on the day where we see a Black Superman, have they missed the boat? » 1/28/09 7:30am 1/28/09 7:30am

The Buddy Superhero Movie Of The Century

Awesome Marvel superheroes Power Man and Iron Fist have both had movies in development hell for nearly a decade — so why not put them together in one movie? After all, it worked in the comics. Up-and-comer Malcolm Lee ( Soul Men » 10/20/08 8:20am 10/20/08 8:20am, ) threw his director's hat into the comic-book ring, calling a Power Man/Iron Fist movie…

The Ultimate Blaxploitation Scifi Hero Finally Has A Movie

An African American man goes to prison for a crime he doesn't commit, where he's subjected to weird experiments at the hands of a scientist who tries to kill him. It could be a horror movie, but it's actually the origin of Luke Cage, comics' most famous blaxploitation hero. Transformers star Tyrese Gibson says he's… » 5/20/08 1:47pm 5/20/08 1:47pm

John Singleton To Direct Alienz n the Hood

Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton is set to direct his first science fiction film, Executive Order. It's typical alien-invasion fare, with a plane crash unleashing a space monster that terrorizes a snowbound small town. Still, Singleton's got the violent-action chops to make it work: his remake of Shaft may have… » 11/20/07 4:45pm 11/20/07 4:45pm