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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 […]

Bruce Campbell Explains His Pizza Poppa Shock and Why He’s Glad ‘Evil Dead: The Game’ Took So Long

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Bruce Campbell couldn’t believe it, either. Not only did the iconic actor land another cameo in his pal Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, he was even bestowed the final end-credits scene. Not too shabby. The Evil Dead star […]

‘Doctor Strange 2’ Features Epic ‘Evil Dead II’ Homage With That Anticipated Cameo

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  For fans of the original Evil Dead films, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness had a wonderful payoff appearance many hoped was coming. Some cameos in the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film have been the worst kept secrets ever — and Bruce […]

‘Moon Knight’ Producer Grant Curtis Argues Series Stronger Sans Typical Marvel Cameos

[This story contains spoilers for Moon Knight.] Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man films paved the way for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has not forgotten his roots. Feige, who helped produce the Spider-Man trilogy for then-Marvel head Avi Arad, not only hired Raimi to direct the newly-released Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of […]

‘Doctor Strange 2’ Director Sam Raimi Discusses Kevin Feige’s Early ‘Spider-Man’ Genius and How Zoom Became One of His Greatest Filmmaking Tools

Twenty years ago, Sam Raimi first saw the makings of the Marvel Cinematic Universe when a budding young executive producer by the name of Kevin Feige wanted to add superhero cameos to his first Spider-Man movie and subsequent trilogy. Feige, who’s now the president of Marvel Studios, worked on Raimi’s landmark trilogy alongside Avi Arad, […]

‘Spider-Man’ Star Tobey Maguire Was “Practically Suffocating” During Iconic Upside-Down Kiss

The upside-down kiss in Spider-Man is one of the most iconic moments in any superhero film — and it was one of the most unpleasant to shoot for star Tobey Maguire. The Sam Raimi Marvel Comics film from Columbia Pictures, which helped usher in the blockbuster superhero era, turned 20 on Tuesday. One of the […]

Sam Raimi Laments Scrapped Bruce Campbell Plan as His Biggest Regret Over Canceled ‘Spider-Man 4’

One of Sam Raimi’s biggest regrets over his canceled Spider-Man 4 movie was a planned Bruce Campbell cameo. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the director spoke openly about his career highs and lows and the joys and challenges of stepping back into the Marvel universe with the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse […]

Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield Re-create Classic Spider-Man Meme for ‘No Way Home’ Digital Release

They actually did it! Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield re-created the classic cartoon Spider-Man meme, which popped up on social media Wednesday for the digital and 4K release date announcement of No Way Home. “Of course, we got THE meme,” tweeted the official Spider-Man film account, along with the home video announcement dates. […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open: Joe Biden Blames ‘Spider-Man’ for All of Nation’s Problems

James Austin Johnson’s Joe Biden made a return in Saturday Night Live’s first cold open of 2022 on Jan. 15, blaming everything on Spider-Man: No Way Home.  “There’s one simple thing you can do to make this whole virus go away: Stop seeing Spider-Man,” Johnson’s Biden said in a press conference addressing the rise in […]

Stan Lee Knew Early on Comic Collecting Would Be a Highly Lucrative Hobby

Not even Stan Lee could have imagined that a copy of the first Spider-Man comic would one day sell for $3.6 million, but the late, legendary Marvel creator predicted back in the 1970s that collecting his books would be a smart investment. Lee, who was born this day in 1922, said in a 1974 interview […]

Events of the Week: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,’ ‘Tragedy of Macbeth’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic — though there was one variant-related postponement this week with Cyrano — here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings. This includes red carpets for Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Sing 2 […]

First Spider-Man Comic, Amazing Fantasy No. 15, Sells for Record $3.6M

Move over Superman and Batman, there’s a new record-setting hero in town. The sale of Amazing Fantasy no. 15, featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man, has set the record for the most expensive comic ever sold. The comic sold Thursday for $3.6 million as part of Heritage Auction’s Signature Comics & Comic Art auction being […]