Former LOST star Evangeline Lilly could soon be blowing up in the size-changing world of Marvel's Ant-Man movie. According to Variety, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug star could follow Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas and Michel Pena as an official cast member, although her specific role hasn't been announced. The "insider" word is that Lilly's character could be Pym's daughter and Lang's love interest. If true, that could mean a dramatic reworking of Janet Van Dyne's character -- a founding member of The Avengers who has until now been left out of the Marvel movie universe. Of course, it could be an original character and Janet could remain left out of Ant-Man's movie lore.
Fans may be saying farewell to Hasbro's 3.75" Marvel Universe action figure line, but pretty much in name only. This spring the line is reborn Infinite style, with an Avengers subline debuting Marvel Universe compatible versions of The Wasp, "Marvel Now" Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man, The Grim Reaper and Hyperion.
What if Tony Stark's penthouse confrontation with Loki in The Avengers had been different? Or the Wasp had been in the movie during the final battle? What if a pivotal character in Iron Man 3 had died?
Well, now you can see those alternate scenes via some just-released animatics from artist Federico D'Alessandro. Check out the whole bunch -- three from Iron Man 3 and four from The Avengers -- after the jump (Warning: Spoilers for both movies follow if you still haven't seen them).
Yes, yes; we all loved The Avengers movie this year, but as writer/director Joss Whedon revealed during an appearance at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood last night, the movie that made it to screen was somewhat different from the one he initially envisioned, with that version including not only a mysterious second villain, but also an appearance by Janet Van Dyne, AKA the Wasp.
"There was a little bit of time where we thought we might now actually get Scarlett ," Whedon told the audience when asked about the rumors about a mooted appearance by the Wasp in an earlier version of the script. "There was a very Wasp-y draft that
With the massive box office success of The Avengers (the film has earned more than one billion dollars at box offices worldwide), Marvel Studios has accomplished an extraordinary feat in franchise building; it has created a shared cinematic superhero universe based on the characters originally created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee. Introducing its heroes across five movies was ambitious enough (Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America), but betting
If you've been keeping up with Marvel's Fear Itself, you're already aware that Thor has been having a pretty rough time lately. Arguments with his dad (who happens to be the omnipotent Allfather of Asgard), the looming threat of Galactus and a battle against the hammer-wielding Worthy who threaten to destroy the world -- it's safe to say that the dude has a lot of problems right now.
And if those weren't
Though they most likely won't star in an Avengers film in the immediate future, a handful of your favorite costumed crimefighters will star in weekly origin one-shots starting this November. Four of Marvel's mightiest heroes will get the