Continuing the publicity barrage for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Cineplex Movies has debuted three behind-the-scenes videos from the set of the upcoming Marvel movie, showing off a little more about what to expect (and also revealing what’s different about Captain America’s shield this time around).
Forget space — the new final frontier is apparently symphony halls, with the crews of multiple Starships Enterprise being represented in Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a concert tour of more than 100 cities in North America launching in January 2016.
The Marvel Entertainment supervillain — a version of the Hulk from a distant future who has become corrupted by power and a life spent in conflict with everyone around him — first appeared in 1992's The Incredible Hulk: Future Imperfect miniseries by writer Peter David and artist George Perez, but he's set to return in not only a new comic book series, but also as the main villain in the mobile game Marvel Contest of Champions.
Dan Stevens, the breakout actor of Downton Abbey and last year's cult action movie The Guest, is in negotiations to play the Beast/Prince in Disney's live-action retelling of Beauty and the Beast, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Stevens will join Emma Watson, who is playing Belle, the "Beauty" in the title, while Luke Evans is in talks to play the vain villain Gaston.
John Barrowman, the Torchwood and Arrow star, has come aboard to develop an adaptation of The 49th Key, a story from author Erika Lewis that appears in the newest edition of the sci-fi/fantasy comic magazine Heavy Metal.
Barrowman will executive produce and star in what is intended to be an event TV miniseries.
And now we have the final trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, offering the clearest look yet at what’s to come for Marvel’s premier superteam. But what can actually be found in the two-minute-plus peek? Here are some things you might have missed. (As well as some guesses as to what, if anything, they might mean.)
The age of Ultron is upon us — or, at least, it’s a couple of months away. But the latest trailer for Marvel’s second Avengers movie makes it look as if the future is very bleak for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
Jessie Usher, the lead of Starz's series Survivor's Remorse, has been cast in Fox's sequel Independence Day 2. Liam Hemsworth has also been cast in a lead role and Jeff Goldblum will reprise his role as David Levinson from the original.
It has been nearly 20 years since the Will Smith-starring sci-fi film hit theaters, grossing more than $800 million worldwide at the box office. Director Roland Emmerich will return to helm the film.
With the color, the artifice and the ever-so-stylized realities, there’s an argument to be made that Wes Anderson has been making quasi-comic book movies for his entire career. A new parody video takes that concept to its logical conclusion by asking, What if Wes Anderson directed X-Men?