Ike Perlmutter Blames Disney Firing on “Fundamental Differences,” Says “Don’t Get Involved in Politics”
Billionaire Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter, who sold Marvel to the Walt Disney Co. in 2009 for $4 billion, has argued in a rare public remarks that the Hollywood giant fired him due to business disagreements. “I have long expected that my working relationship with Disney would end. That it should come as a result of my […]
Marvel Entertainment Chairman Ike Perlmutter Out at Disney
Marvel mogul Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter is out at Disney. The billionaire, who sold the comic book giant Marvel to Disney in 2009, was told Wednesday that Disney is folding his Marvel Entertainment unit into other parts of the company and that he would be let go. Marvel Entertainment is focused mostly on consumer products and […]
Marvel Teases Stan Lee Documentary Coming to Disney+ in 2023
Marvel revealed a documentary about Stan Lee coming to Disney+ in 2023 on Wednesday — what would have been his 100th birthday. The entertainment company posted the teaser for the project, simply titled Stan Lee, on its Instagram account with the caption: “100 years of dreaming. 100 years of creating. 100 years of Stan Lee.” […]
Singapore Comic Con: Marvel Comics Chief Talks Asian Business, Advice for Creators
C.B. Cebulski, editor-in-chief at Marvel Comics, swept into Singapore Comic Con last week to share his insights on business trends in the Asian comics industry. Held as part of the Singapore Media Festival, Singapore Comic Con saw a 21 percent increase in visitorship this year compared to 2019. Cebulski was featured on a panel discussion titled […]
All 70 Marvel Movies Ranked Worst to Best
After over two decades of big-screen blockbusters, the Marvel behemoth has finally started getting serious about TV, making miniseries and ongoing shows that contribute as much to giant multi-movie story arcs as the actual films do. (Rumor has it that Marvel still prints illustrated versions of these stories in paper form, and that teenagers who […]
‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ Review: Disney+’s New Marvel Series Leans into Silliness, for Better and Worse
Tatiana Maslany plays attorney Jennifer Walters and her big, green alter ego in Disney+'s new Marvel comedy.
Russell Crowe Joins Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Sony Marvel Movie ‘Kraven the Hunter’ (Exclusive)
Russell Crowe is set to join Sony’s Marvel movie Kraven the Hunter. The Oscar winner will star alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who last year signed a multipicture deal to play the titular antihero, with the first film slated for a Jan. 13, 2023, release. Story details, including Crowe’s role, are being kept in a cage, but […]
Fans, Marvel Colleagues Share Beautiful, Sorrowful Tributes Marking One Year Since Chadwick Boseman’s Death
Social media was flooded on Saturday with emotional tributes to Chadwick Boseman, marking that one year had passed since the beloved actor’s death. Fans and Marvel colleagues shared their sorrowful posts, which also celebrated the Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor for his many contributions to the arts. One of those people was Lupita Nyong’o, Boseman’s […]
Behind Marvel and DC’s Pride Anthologies
June is Pride Month, and this year sees something new in terms of how comic book publishers are participating in the event, with both DC and Marvel releasing extra-length anthologies showcasing LGBTQIA+ talent and creators for the first time in an attempt to highlight each company’s commitment to diversity. As unlikely as it may seem, […]
Heat Vision Download: What to Watch, Play and Read in June
Welcome to Heat Vision Download, a monthly column from The Hollywood Reporter looking at upcoming movies, TV shows, books and games in the genre space. June is picking up steam for the summer, from Loki making a mischievous return with a new MCU television series to a new action-packed Fast & Furious hitting theaters. On the comic front, […]
‘Marvel’s MODOK’: TV Review
As vocal star and co-creator, Patton Oswalt brings the titular villain — Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing — to Hulu in 10-episode animated form.
Heat Vision Download: What to Watch, Play and Read for May 2021
From 'A Quiet Place II' to 'Mass Effect Legendary Edition,' find out the latest entertainment picks from Heat Vision.