Now that the dust has settled (reformed?) after Avengers: Endgame and Marvel has revealed its Marvel Phase 4 slate, the question about where the MCU goes next has been answered with a smorgasbord of films and TV shows on the soon- to-be-launched Disney Plus service. But one seemingly still-active Avenger is conspicuously absent from the line-up: Hulk.Perhaps that isn’t surprising, given the chequered cinematic past of the not-so-jolly green giant. Between the Lou Ferrigno TV movies, Ang Lee’s much-maligned 2003 effort starring Eric Bana and the MCU’s own, Edward Norton-fronted The Incredible Hulk (regularly found lurking at the lower end of any Marvel-movie ranking), it’s arguable that we’ve never had a great standalone Hulk outing.Despite this, the character continues to be much-loved, due in no small part to Mark Ruffalo’s performances as both Banner and the beast (as well as fan- favourite moments including the “puny god” Loki-bashing … [Read more...] about Is it just me, or should there be no more Hulk movies?
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Bow down, mortals. The Loki Disney Plus series has cast a new lead alongside Tom Hiddleston – and they could even be playing a female Loki according to one report.Sophia Di Martino, who featured in Danny Boyle’s Yesterday, was cast in the as-yet-unconfirmed and “highly contested” role and beat out a “number of actors” according to Variety.Sources close to Deadline, however, indicate that Di Martino will be playing a female Loki. The publication even goes as far as saying the actress will “share the role with Tom Hiddleston” across the Disney Plus miniseries.Sign up to Disney Plus here, complete with free seven-day trialOddly enough, a female Loki might not be the only gender-bent Asgardian in Marvel Phase 4. As revealed back in July at San Diego Comic-Con, Natalie Portman will play a female Thor in upcoming Thor-quel, Thor: Love and Thunder. That, alongside the Doctor Strange sequel, Multiverse of Madness, tying in to both the Loki series … [Read more...] about The Loki Disney Plus series will reportedly feature a female Loki
It's all change again this Wednesday for Sea of Thieves, with current limited-time event Dark Relics making way for the new Smuggler's Fortune.As exciting as that may be, however, the most notable additions in this week's update are the game's long-promised pets and micro-transaction store - both of which got the full reveal treatment today as part of Rare's latest developer livestream.Pets, you might recall, were announced to be Sea of Thieves' first micro-transaction-based additions well ahead of the game's launch in March last year. Both they and the real-world cash shop were put on the back burner, however, while Rare worked to expand its multiplayer pirate game following its divisive launch.As is the case for all micro-transaction purchases within Sea of Thieves' new Pirate Emporium, pets will require players to spend a new premium currency known as Ancient Coins. These can be purchased in bundles of varying sizes with real-world cash; however, Rare is also introducing a way in … [Read more...] about Sea of Thieves’ pet monkeys, parrots detailed ahead of this week’s launch
By Brandon Davis - October 15, 2019 12:00 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Avengers: Damage Control is coming along as an entry point for Marvel fans to their beloved Marvel Cinematic Universe. It allows them to literally step into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in their very own Wakandan Iron Man suit of sorts and battle Ultron alongside the Avengers. "All things considered, Avengers: Damage Control is one of the most immersive experiences ever created and a tremendously impressive entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for fans wishing they could exist in that world," ComicBook.com's review of Avengers: Damage Control reads. Part of what makes the experience so immersive is the roster of Marvel heroes featured. Many of the Marvel heroes featured in Avengers: Damage Control featured the voices of actors seen on the big screen in Marvel Studios films. Others, such as Ultron, were recast for the experience. The entire cast list has not yet been revealed. However, … [Read more...] about All MCU Heroes in Marvel’s Avengers: Damage Control
By Evan Valentine - July 23, 2019 01:55 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 This year's awards ceremony for the Eisners continued the tradition of honoring the best and brightest in the comic book and manga industry with the recognition of "creative achievement in American comic books". The Eisner Awards have been a tradition in the comic book world since their inception in 1988, and its no surprise that Junji Ito's Frankenstein and the manga series of Tokyo Taraeba Girls was also included on the list of winners for this year. If you haven't had a chance to read either of these yet, we got you covered. Anime News Network dropped the bombshell that both creative manga series had taken home Eisners, adding them to the prestigious list of creative endeavors that won the awards both this year and decades prior: #News Akiko Higashimura's Tokyo Tarareba Girls #Manga, Junji Ito's 'Frankenstein' Short Win Eisner Awards • Akira Toriyama, Naoki Urasawa not among those … [Read more...] about Tokyo Taraeba Girls, Junji Ito’s Frankenstein Win At 2019 Eisner Awards