Jinkies! After releasing sets based on Star Wars, Marvel and DC's superheroes and Ghostbusters (among many others), Lego has revealed its latest license acquisition, and it's one that will make the day of many who grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons: Lego Scooby-Doo.
Five sets featuring the Warner Bros. characters will be released this August, including Mummy Museum Mystery, The Haunted Lighthouse and The Mystery Mansion, with not only Scooby, Shaggy and the gang, but also monsters from the 50+ year history of the animated franchise.
Following the news that three of Marvel Entertainment's Avengers comic book series will be coming to an end in April — Avengers, New Avengers and Secret Avengers — the company has teased a new beginning for its biggest franchise with the announcement of All-New, All-Different Avengers as one of its two Free Comic Book Day offerings for the year.
From the trailers and the drip drip of information we know Avengers: Age of Ultron will be big, but Paul Bettany, who voices J.A.R.V.I.S. and will play the Vision in the upcoming sequel, says the movie will be the "biggest thing Marvel have ever done."
Introducing the new mutants of Fox’s X-Men franchise: Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan, all of whom were announced on Thursday evening by director-producer Bryan Singer as part of the cast of next year’s X-Men: Apocalypse.
Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor could join his first comic book movie.
The actor is being courted by Marvel to take on an unspecified role in the company's Doctor Strange, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, and could join Benedict Cumberbatch, who is starring as the surgeon turned sorcerer supreme Stephen Strange, aka Doctor Strange.
Talks are said to be in the early stages, and Marvel had no comment.
Character and plot details are being kept hidden from the all-seeing Eye of Agamotto.
Anthony Mackie did his best to steal the show from Chris Evans in last summer’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, playing the charming, funny and high-flying Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon. Although he’s set to return in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, Mackie’s open to making many more Marvel appearances. Many, many more.
Thanks to his appearance in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, people will get the chance to become very familiar with Oscar Isaac over the next few months, but the actor has revealed that he’ll look very different when he appears as the titular villain in next year’s X-Men: Apocalypse.
Doug Jung, the co-creator of television cop drama Dark Blue, and Simon Pegg, the geek-friendly actor who already plays Scotty in the Star Trek franchise, are co-writing the new installment of Paramount and Skydance’s sci-fi adventure franchise.
Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the rest of the classic Disney characters are headed back to comics — but, interestingly enough, not from the Disney-owned Marvel Entertainment. Instead, it’s San Diego-based independent IDW Publishing that is leading the characters’ return to the U.S. comic book shelves.
Now that Marvel has announced the end of its comic book universe with this summer's Secret Wars event, the company is doubling down on the doom and gloom of the entire situation with the announcement of "Last Days," a new branding for stories about characters facing their finales.