James Gunn has directed his good friend Michael Rooker in all his films, including his 2014 blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy. “[He’s] like this stray dog,” said Gunn. “I don’t listen to him,” said Rooker.
It’s Marvel Studios’ world now, Hollywood is just living in it.
Non-children of the ’80s, we’ve got you covered. Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD!
Cooper provided the voice for Rocket Raccoon in the Marvel Studios movie, but a different actor entirely played the role on set: the director’s brother, Sean Gunn.
Nicole Perlman was tired of hearing she couldn’t write “masculine” movies, and now she’s the first female writer credited on a Marvel Studios film.
The Avengers and Game of Thrones impressed, but fans of Fantastic Four and American Horror Story: Coven were left in the dust.
Turns out its new director, Peyton Reed, is a bona fide geek — he’s been coming to Comic-Con since 1994.
Plus: Guardians of the Galaxy 2 gets a release date.
The actor is reportedly negotiating with Marvel Studios for the role.
UPDATED: Filmmaker Peyton Reed (The Break-Up, Bring It On) will replace Edgar Wright as the director of the Marvel Studios film. Adam McKay (Anchorman 2) has also joined as a writer.
Godzilla, only the second film directed by Gareth Edwards, opened with $93.2 million. It’s one of the best-ever debuts for a filmmaker who’s never made a studio movie before.
Corporate dealmaking led to the teaser for X-Men: Days of Future Past appearing at the end of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but Fox and Sony will not be uniting Marvel Comics’ web-slinger and mutant superheroes.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s record-breaking opening weekend is yet another triumph in Marvel’s string of hits.
Paul Rudd won’t play Pym, as had been expected. He’ll actually play the newer version of Ant-Man from the Marvel Comics, Scott Lang. And with this news, a possible plot for Ant-Man emerges.
Including Rocket Raccoon!
UPDATE: The Anchorman 2 star will play the diminutive Marvel Studios superhero, the studio confirmed on Thursday. Edgar Wright (The World’s End) is directing.
Since 2008, Marvel Studios’ eight movies have grossed $5 billion in global box office, all thanks to one simple, radical invention: the mega-franchise. Can Hollywood catch up? And should they?
Who was that guy? SPOILERS AHEAD!
UPDATED: From 2008’s Iron Man to 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, what are the best — and worst — of the 10 films in the Marvel Studios cinematic universe? This is probably going to be controversial!
The star of Boston Legal, Stargate, Sex, Lies, and Videotape and this fall’s NBC drama The Blacklist will play the powerful, rampaging robot in Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron. UPDATED with Joss Whedon’s reaction.
Also: Guardians of the Galaxy looks funny! And Captain America: The Winter Soldier looks good!
Perhaps Marvel Studios should consider changing Thor 2’s title to Loki: The Dark World?
There is so much going on at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, but here are a few things that really should go down amid the 130,000-plus attendees. (A fan can dream.)
UPDATED: Bradley Cooper just joined Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Glenn Close, John C. Reilly, Karen Gillan, Benicio Del Toro, and (maybe) Vin Diesel. This cast is really happening, folks.
Its $175.3 million opening weekend is the second highest of all time.