Marvel News Mash-Up: Comic Con Edition (Captain Marvel, Netflix, Hulk, Spider-Man Homecoming Villain, ETC.)

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Brie Larson Cast As “Captain Marvel”

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At the very last second of Marvel’s Comic Con panel, Academy Award winning actress Brie Larson (“Room”) was brought on stage and announced that she has been cast as Captain Marvel (Carol Danvers).

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Brie Larson posted the following image on Twitter showing that she is part of Team Marvel:

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Source: Brie Larson

“Captain Marvel” opens July 6, 2018.

Teaser Trailers Released For All Upcoming Marvel Netfilx Series: “Daredevil: Season 3”; “Luke Cage”; “Iron Fist” And “The Defenders”

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Marvel brought out the big guns at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) and released a bunch of trailers for their upcoming Netfilx series. The first one up is “Daredevil: Season Three”:

Then we had the debut of Luke Cage showcasing his bulletproof powers and over the top strength:

Immeditely following Luke Cage, we get our first look at Marvel’s martial arts superhero, “Iron Fist”:

Then to top it all of we got our first look at a very short teaser for “The Defenders”, which will bring together all of Marvel’s Netflix stars (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist (The Punisher?) into their own series:

Looks like Marvel and Netflix is on a roll and we will have much to look forward to in the upcoming months!

Source: Daredevil at Twitter ; Netflix Youtube

Kurt Russell Confirmed To Play Starlord’s Father In “Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2”

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Kurt Russell will be playing Peter Quill’s (Starlord) father in “Guardians Of The Galaxy, Volume 2”. That part is not too surprising. The suprising part is that he will play Ego The Living Planet.

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According to Marvel:

Ego the Living Planet originated like any other planet, coalescing over millions of years from cosmic gases and dust. But unlike any other known planets, Ego developed consciousness and intelligence.

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It’s really hard to describe this guy and dont know how they are going to have Kurt Russell playing the character but have a feeling that Ego will take a human form to relate with Starlord. The picture above shows a photo of Kurt Russell’s costume for Ego.

“Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol 2” opens May 5, 2017.

A Little Planet Hulk Added To “Thor Ragnarok”

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Slowly but surely we are getting glimpses of what Hulk’s role with be in “Thor Ragnarok” and it definitely has something to do with the classic “Planet Hulk” storyline. I doubt it will be a faithful adaption but maybe we learn that after the events of “Avengers: Age Of Ultron”, Hulk was taken to another plannet, where he became a warrior and a king. Or it could just be a nod to “Planet Hulk”, which is more likely. Still has me excited to see Thor and Hulk battling together or who knows maybe battling against each other.

“Thor Ragnarok” opens November 3, 2017.

To Celebrate Captain America’s 75th Anniversary, Marvel Unveils This Larger Than Life Captain America Statue

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Fans at Comic Con were the first to see this beautiful 13 foot statue of Captain America, which was commissioned by Marvel to celebrate Cap’s 75th Anniversary. Cap never looked so good. Now that Comic Con is over, the statue will make a few more stops for display before settling in his permanent home of Sunset Park, Brooklyn on August 10th.

Concept Art For “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Shows The Web Slinger Going Up Against The Vulture

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Believe it or not but there is less than year before we see Spider-Man back on the big screen with the first solo Spidey MCU movie, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”. Until then we got our first look at some concept art showing Spider-Man in action against his nemesis, The Vulture. We still are not sure who Michael Keaton will be playing in “Homecoming” but the odds are pretty high you are looking at him in the above promotional art.

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” opens July 7, 2017.

New Poster Released For “Doctor Strange”

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Marvel released it’s second action packed trailer for “Doctor Strange” while at Comic Con but shortly after released this beautiful movie poster!

“Doctor Strange” opens November 4th.

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