There you have it – if Tarantino had just been hanging out with supportive friends, we could have ended up with Laurence Fishburne, King of New York, playing Power Man. Luckily, many years later, we did get a version of Luke Cage, played by Mike Colter, in Marvel's Netflix series named after the superhero. And Fishburne also ended up playing a Marvel character: Bill Foster in Ant-Man and the Wasp. … [Read more...] about Quentin Tarantino reveals why his Luke Cage movie fell through: “My comic book geek friends talked me out of it”
In her role as Starbuck(Kara Thrace) on the critically acclaimed TV series Battlestar Galactica , Katee Sackhoff rolled with what was written for her character with enthusiasm, be it the drinks, the fights or the dangerous missions she was given. Now, Sackhoff has a chance to write the destiny of a group of characters herself, as she recently announced her intentions to get her own comic book into the hands of readers. A partnership she undertook with a friend, Sackhoff's book, titled Versus, is set to premiere at San Diego Comic-Con 2010. She revealed a little about the roots of her interest in comics in an interview with TV Guide. In the interview, Sackhoff expressed a deep appreciation for the medium of comic books and for the talented individuals in the industry, "It really makes me excited. I’m a huge fan of Jeph Loeb (comic book writer). I’ve read all his work and I think he’s phenomenal. And I love all the Superman stuff he’s done.” Her own … [Read more...] about Battlestar Galactica Actress to Pen Comic Book!
But then Marvel Studios had the bright idea to get Robert Downey Jr. to play Iron Man. They cast Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury (who was the spitting image of the Ultimates version of the character), and after a string of successful movies, the studio produced the biggest motion picture of all time in The Avengers in 2012. Now DC/Warner is following suit, creating its own interconnected universe of heroes that will inevitably build to a Justice League movie in a few years. Let’s also not forget the smashing success of The Walking Dead on AMC, which is adapted from the Image book of the same name. … [Read more...] about 10 Things Comic Books and Pro Wrestling Have in Common (Part I)
The variant will appear on the issue, written by Rick Remender and drawn by John Romita, Jr., which will see Captain America don a new costume and face off against a decidedly more science-fiction-style challenge than he has during most of the years Ed Brubaker has been writing the character. … [Read more...] about Captain America “Movie Variant” Announced for Marvel NOW!
Half of the revenue generated will go to Feeding America, which distributes food to the needy and funds to local food banks around the country. The other half will be donated to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, the same charity that DC Comics is donating $250,000 to in order to support comic book retailers facing financial challenges. … [Read more...] about Crisis on Infinite Earths EP Offers Fans a Chance to Own A Piece of Arrowverse History and Help Those Impacted By COVID-19