The news that Paul Rudd will play Hank Pym in the 2015 Ant-Man movie is the latest piece of inspired casting from Marvel Studios. Rudd will bring charm, humor and an appealing eye-twinkle to what may prove to be Marvel's most comedic movie under writer Joe Cornish and writer-director Edgar Wright.
Marvel characters have found tremendous success on the big screen, both in Marvel's own "in-house" movies such as the Avengers line and in those produced by other studios, such as the Wolverine/X-Men films. Bringing an established character to the screen is an unusual challenge because readers have a strong idea of what they want to see, and actors want to bring something new to the role. ComicsAlliance offers its view on the performers who pulled this off best.
If you boiled down Marvel's movies to a basic formula, the first Thor film would be a perfect example of it. It's got some decent superhero action, a lot of shoehorned-in S.H.I.E.L.D. stuff, and one huge feather in its cap: A sense of humor about itself and its characters.
Luckily, the new sequel, Thor: The Dark World, is like its predecessor in that it's not afraid to include some levity. As long as that keeps up, it's a jaunty, enjoyable flick. It's only when the movie gets capital-s Serious -- and luckily that's not too often -- that it gets into some trouble.
Following last week's official poster reveal for Thor: The Dark World, the live action followup to the 2011 Thor movie starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman, Jamie Alexander, Anthony Hopkins and more, Apple Trailershas debuted the first full trailer for the film. While the cast from the first film is certainly present and accounted for, so too is the first
A little more info about what's to come in November's Thor: The Dark World has come to light thanks to USA Today, including what role Natalie Portman's Jane Foster will play in the proceedings, as well as where a big chunk of the actio
In theaters this fall is Thor: The Dark World, the sequel to Marvel's previous film starring the God of Thunder, and the second follow up to last summer's The Avengers. Some set pictures have already popped up online, and today the studio has released the first poste
Just in time for the debut of The Avengers movie, Hot Toys has revealed new images of its upcoming 1/6 scale Thor figure. Set for release later in 2012, the figure will stand 32 cm (about 12.6") tall, making him suitably taller than mortal tea
Last night the filmmakers and stars of The Avengers celebrated their work on the Marvel Studios film with one of those celebrity-strewn red carpet events that we all feel very cynically about but in truth probably wouldn't if we got to hang out with Robert Downey, Jr. But with the better part
Paramount Pictures has released new photos from the set of The Avengers, the forthcoming Joss Whedon film uniting all the disparate heroes of Marvel Studios' so-called Cinematic Universe. The new images offer our most
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