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A Primer for Mysterio, One of Spider-Man’s Strangest Villains

After years of fighting more modernised versions of his rogues’ gallery, Spider-Man is finally getting the chance to fight a villain who, at least visually, is going to be every bit as campy and downright weird on the big screen as Stan Lee and Steve Ditko originally envisioned him in Marvel’s comic back in the mid-‘70s. Mysterio’s coming to Spider-Man: Far From Home. Read More >>

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Celebrate 10 Years of Marvel Studios With This Serious Set of Posters

The calendar flipping to 2019 officially marked the end of the 10-year anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe—but, screw it, the celebration goes on. Read More >>

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Everything We Spotted in the First Trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home

Avengers 4 may be the endgame, but there's no way in hell that Marvel is ever going to stop making these films. Not while they're still making money anyway. The first post-Endgame film arrives just a few short months after The Avengers go after Thanos for the second time, and it features everyone's favourite neighbourhood Spider-hero. There's still a lot we don't know about Far From Home, but the first trailer answers a few questions about what we can expect from Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends. Read More >>

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Punisher Creator Gerry Conway Says It’s ‘Disturbing’ to See Authority Figures Embrace the Vigilante

Because of Frank Castle’s military background with the Marines and his penchant for enforcing justice using guns, iconography related to the Punisher has become particularly popular amongst certain groups of active law enforcement and those in the armed services. The character’s creator Gerry Conway thinks that’s ill-advised and offensive. Read More >>

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No One Told Sterling K. Brown What Accent He Would Need for Black Panther

One of the challenges of developing the cinematic world of Black Panther was dialect – deciding on the accent and inflection of Wakandan speech. Lots of hard work went into developing the language of Wakanda. Only no one told Sterling K. Brown. Read More >>

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Cobie Smulders Proves You Can Talk About Marvel Movies Without Spoiling Them

Marvel Cinematic Universe press tours are somewhat notorious for letting pretty hardcore spoilers drop. Mark Ruffalo and Tom Holland, in particular, tend to, whether accidentally or not, just let things drop. Read More >>

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The Punisher Season 2 Wants to Make Frank Castle a Superhero

When Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) was shot in the head at point-blank range before the events of the first season of Netflix’s The Punisher, the bullet fragmented upon entering his skull, and the wound should have killed him. Instead, it left Castle badly wounded and ultimately trapped within a never-ending state of fight or flight. Read More >>

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Sam Jackson Teases an Intriguing Part of Captain Marvel’s Powerset

Ever since we learned that Carol’s debut film would see her crash land into the ‘90s, we’ve been wondering just how she’d find herself thrust into the modern world of the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Well, Samuel L. Jackson might have teased a way for Carol to do it. Read More >>

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World of Warcraft Is Getting a Little Stan Lee Cameo of Its Own

The world of...well, us, might have lost Stan Lee last year. But the World of Warcraft is gaining a lovely little tribute to the comics icon. Read More >>

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Marvel’s Vision and Scarlet Witch Series Picked Its Showrunner From the MCU

We may not know what the future of Marvel Studios will bring on the big screen, but on the small screen we’ve got a pretty good idea. Three shows are in development for the upcoming streaming service Disney+, one of which just got itself a brand new showrunner. Read More >>

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A New Punisher Season 2 Clip Explores the Psychology Behind Jigsaw’s Curious Look

Because Jigsaw is one of the Punisher’s most formidable enemies in Marvel’s comics, it was only a matter of time before his live-action counterpart in Netflix’s live adaptation of the series ended up becoming more like the deranged villain fans know. But The Punisher’s second season is much more interested in creating a new take on Jigsaw. Read More >>

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Captain Marvel Will Bring the Might of Carol Danvers to the Big Screen and Change the MCU

I’ve been waiting seven months to tell you something: We be Skrullin’. Read More >>

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Shock of Shocks, the Venom Sequel Is Moving Forward

After the insane international success of Venom, there was little doubt that a sequel would be coming. Now, officially, it is. Variety reports that Kelly Marcel, one of the three credited screenwriters on the first film, has been tapped to get started on the follow-up to the almost $900 million hit. Read More >>

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New Captain Marvel Footage Has Skrulls, Photon Blasts and the Birth of the MCU

Monday night marked the arrival of brand new footage from Captain Marvel. The film opens March 8, giving you two months to figure out when you want to see the film but, based on this new extended TV spot, that’s probably going to be as soon as possible. Check it out. Read More >>

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The Refreshing Earnestness of Last December’s Blockbuster Genre Movies

In a year filled with some fantastic genre movies, December 2018 went out on a high for me, dragging me into a cinema again and again over the month. Bumblebee, Aquaman, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse each surprised me as some of my personal favourites of the year, but what surprised me most was the exuberant sincerity that bound them together. Read More >>