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Emma Roberts Joins ‘Madame Web’ Spider-Man Spinoff for Sony

Emma Roberts has jumped on board Madame Web, the Sony spinoff centered on the Spider-Man character, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. S.J. Clarkson is set to direct the feature, which is part of Sony’s growing stable of films based on Marvel characters. Roberts, a regular on FX’s American Horror Story anthology, also appeared in The […]

Taika Waititi, ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Stars on Raising the ‘Ragnarok’ Bar: “Is It Possible to Top That? We Did”

Love (and thunder) was certainly in the air on Thursday evening, as the cast and creators behind the fourth installment of the Thor franchise gathered for the film’s premiere. Hundreds of cosplayed fans lined up on Hollywood Boulevard, ready to greet the stars and watch the long-anticipated follow-up to Taika Waititi’s hit Thor: Ragnarok. Thor: […]

Joseph Kosinski Says Marvel, ‘Star Wars’ Influenced Fate of ‘Tron: Legacy’ Sequel: “It Was a Different Disney by 2015”

Joseph Kosinski says he got close to doing a Tron: Legacy follow-up, but believes Disney’s acquisitions of Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm made his sci-fi sequel obsolete. The Top Gun: Maverick director spoke to Vulture in a new interview about the fate of Tron: Ascension, what would have been the third installment in his Tron franchise, […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Aerial Coordinator on Rigors of G-Force Training, Tom Cruise’s Mission and Creating the Big Screen “Visceral Thrill Ride”

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.]  Top Gun: Maverick aerial coordinator Kevin LaRosa let out such a loud yell when he got the phone call offering him the legacy sequel, he scared his family. Originally hired to be the film’s camera pilot, the veteran aerial cinematographer quickly impressed the producers, who in […]

Stan Lee Returns to Marvel Studios With Genius Brands, POW! Entertainment Licensing Deal (Exclusive)

Call it Stan Lee: Homecoming. In a unique deal, Stan Lee, the beloved co-creator of Spider-Man, Avengers and Hulk who died in 2018, is returning to Marvel Studios. Marvel has signed a 20-year deal with Stan Lee Universe, a venture between Genius Brands International and POW! Entertainment, to license the name and likeness of Lee […]

‘Spider-Man’ Director Jon Watts to Helm Coming-of-Age ‘Star Wars’ Disney+ Series

Jon Watts is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The Spider-Man trilogy director has created and will helm a new Star Wars series for Disney+, Vanity Fair reported in a Tuesday cover story about the sci-fi franchise’s upcoming offerings on the small screen. Still mostly under wraps, Watts’ series — “code name: Grammar Rodeo, […]

Abandoned ‘Fantastic Four’ Film Star Alex Hyde-White Talks Cherished Legacy and New “Force to Be Reckoned With” Reed Richards Actor

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Alex Hyde-White feels fantastic. The film and television actor, whose career spans decades, has a number of projects in the works, including appearing in Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated Nope, and a memoir on the way this summer, titled In the Volume through Archway […]

How ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Intriguingly Moves MCU Multiverse Narrative Forward and Why That’s Important

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.] What is it that disturbs you, Stephen? No, that’s not a line from Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, though it very well could be. It’s the title of the 1997 Eisner-winning Marvel one-shot by Marc Andreyko and P. Craig Russell that […]

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Stars Tease Surprises and Discuss Importance of Representation at Hollywood Premiere

Marvel brought the multiverse to Hollywood Monday night for the world premiere of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness at the Dolby Theatre. All the film’s stars made their way down the red carpet, some even taking time to mingle with adoring fans lining Hollywood Boulevard, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel […]

Marvel’s ‘Ironheart’ Finds Its Directors While Ryan Coogler Boards as Executive Producer

Ryan Coogler and his production banner, Proximity Media, have joined the creative team of Ironheart, Marvel’s Disney+ series featuring the titular Iron Man-adjacent character. At the same time, the show has firmed up its filmmaking talent, hiring Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes as directors. Dominique Thorne is toplining Ironheart, playing Riri Williams, a brilliant teenage […]

America Chavez Co-Creator Declines Marvel’s “Insult of an Offer” for ‘Doctor Strange 2’

When director Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness arrives in theaters May 5, audiences will meet America Chavez, the Marvel comic book character brought to life by young actor Xochitl Gomez. Ahead of its release, the fan-favorite hero’s addition has already received praise, with her inclusion seen as a win for representation, […]

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Clip Teases an Emotional Toll for Marvel Characters

One month ahead of the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Marvel has dropped a new teaser for the highly anticipated sequel. “I’ve been dreaming,” says Benedict Cumberbatch’s Dr. Stephen Strange to open the one-minute clip. “Every night the same dream.” Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda Maximoff chimes in, “Every morning the same nightmare,” […]