Things really, really don’t look good for Marvel Studios’ team of superheroes.
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, and Corey Stoll star in Marvel Studios’ latest.
From Marvel Studios’ highs to Sony Pictures’ lows, from Scarlett Johansson kicking butt to Adam Sandler bombing out, here are the highlights and lowlights in the movies this year.
The former Lost star and newly published author explains to BuzzFeed News how her lifelong passion for writing led her to The Hobbit — and to demand that Marvel Studios justify why Edgar Wright was no longer directing Ant-Man.
“At the time, none of us knew if any of this was going to work,” Chris Pratt told BuzzFeed News about the climactic scene of the Marvel Studios blockbuster. Featuring an exclusive outtake from the Blu-ray edition of the film. Oh, and SPOILERS ahead!
“I would never say someone else’s film isn’t ‘a real film,’” the filmmaker told BuzzFeed News. UPDATED!
Finally Black Panther and Captain Marvel are arriving in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — as well as Inhumans and Avengers: Infinity War. But Hulk and Black Widow are apparently not getting their own stand-alone movies any time soon.
Sorcerer Supreme, indeed.
On the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans explain what’s next for their respective superheroes, and for the actors outside of the Marvel Studios universe. Part one of BuzzFeed News’ ongoing feature from the set of the film.
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!