While Marvel’s comic book adaptations are a hot commodity just now, the cast of Marvel/Disney’s Avengers franchise are running out of movies on their contracts and have dropped hints that they are not going to play their respective hero characters beyond their current commitments. Will Marvel and Disney let the franchises die after the cast leaves or will a new cast take over?
Marvel has undoubtedly done something amazing in the world of film and forever changed the landscape of Hollywood. But can Marvel continue to innovate and stay at the forefront for years to come? For the final part of our special feature, we asked several members of the Cinelinx team to share their thoughts on Marvel’s future.
He’s been the God of Thunder and now he might be the Man of Bronze. Thor and the Avengers star Chris Hemsworth has reportedly met with director Shane Black about starring as the title character in Black’s Doc Savage film.
After over sixty years of ups and downs, Marvel was poised to begin building its film empire right at the start of the new millennium. Blade had released in 1999 and showed that a Marvel character could be successful on screen for the first time, and Marvel Studios was licensing its characters to production companies after their comic book successes in the 90s. At that point, no one knew what a huge success Marvel movies would be and few companies were willing to give a Marvel property the budget it needed to be done well. No one would have believed that in a little over a decade, Marvel would be at the forefront of Hollywood. Today we’ll look at the movies Marvel released from 2000 on and analyze what it took to build an empire.
Fans who’ve been hoping to see the Infinity Gauntlet storyline ever since Thanos made his appearance in The Avengers, may be in luck. Marvel’s cinematic Head Honcho Kevin Feige says that the MCU is building to a Phase Three conclusion featuring the five Infinity Gems.
Thor actress Jamie Alexander has triggered some rumors about the possibility of her playing Wonder Woman ever since she spoke about her inside knowledge of the Man of Steel sequel Batman vs. Superman.
Cinelinx mashes up the new Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel DVD!
To say Disney owns a large chunk of pop culture would be an understatement. How many companies out there can claim they have Mickey Mouse, Darth Vader, and the Avengers all under one roof? The time we knew was coming is finally upon us. The melding of the Disney Universe with the Marvel Universe is here, as proven by Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel.
Hulk Hogan is apparently a big fan of Thor. Famous pro-wrestler Terry “Hulk” Hogan has stated that he'd like to see Thor actor Chris Hemsworth portray him in a possible biopic. Come inside to check out Hogan's comments on the actor, and why he thinks he'd be a perfect fit for the role.