Marvel News Mash-Up (RDJ Returns, New MCU Dates Announced, Marvel vs DC, Spider-Man & Mary Jane Sideshow)
Marvel News Mash-Up
Disney Adds Five Unnamed MCU Movies To Its Release Calendar
Disney recently surprised Marvel fans by releasing the dates of 5 upcoming films for The MCU.
No specific titles were released, but the new dates for the upcoming movies are as follows:
October 7, 2022
February 17, 2023
May 5, 2023
July 28, 2023
November 3, 2023
Here is a list of the previously announced upcoming MCU movies and their release dates:
Black Widow – May 1, 2020.
The Eternals – November 6, 2020
Shang Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings – February 12, 2021
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness – May 7, 2021
Untitled Spider-Man film – July 16, 2021
Thor: Love And Thunder – November 5, 2021
Black Panther 2 – May 6, 2022
So what do you think the 5 untitled movies can be? More than likely we can take a guess as to what these movies might be. Captain Marvel 2, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3, Blade and another Spider-Man movie. It’s possible that we can get a sequel to Ant-Man and The Wasp and even more likely would be a big event movie such as a new Avengers movie. But what of The Fantastic Four and The X-Men? Can we finally be seeing them making their MCU debut in one of these slots?
Robert Downey Jr To Voice “Iron Man” In An Upcoming “What If…?” Episode For Disney+
Recently while talking with Buzzfeed, Jeff Goldblum let it slip that not only will he reprise his role of The Grandmaster for an upcoming episode of the Disney+ series “What If…?”, but Robert Downey Jr. will be joining him in this specific episode reprising his role as Iron Man. Since “What If…?” is an animated series, both actors will only do voice-work for the series, but it will definitely be nice to see them both back. Or hear them.
Robert Downey Jr. will reprise his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man for Disney+’s upcoming animated series What If…?, according to co-star Jeff Goldblum.
Goldblum has revealed one episode will feature his Grandmaster character (from Thor: Ragnarok) and Downey’s Iron Man – yes, with Downey voicing the role himself.
“This episode included the Grandmaster and Iron Man,” said Goldblum. “So [Robert Downey Jr.] will do a voice in that. And Korg, Taika Waititi, had already recorded his voice for that.”
Mark Ruffalo May Appear In The Disney+ Series, “She-Hulk”
Recently, while promoting his new movie “Dark Water”, Mark Ruffalo was asked by People if there was any news about him reprising his role as The Hulk in the upcoming Disney+ series, “She-Hulk”. Ruffalo said that he was open to it and that he was meeting with Kevin Feige very soon. The meeting might not have to do exclusively with the She-Hulk, but more than likely it will be a big part of the discussion.
The Russo Brothers Are Working On A Marvel Vs DC Documentary For Quibi
The Russo Brothers will be producing a new documentary series called “Slugfest”, which will reveal the history of how Marvel and DC came to battle each other in the comic book industry.
Quibi, the mobile TV subscription startup founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg, greenlit “Slugfest,” a documentary series executive produced by the Russo Brothers, whose directing credits include a string of hits for Marvel: “Avengers: Endgame,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Captain America: Winter Soldier” and “Captain America: Civil War.”
“Slugfest” is inspired by Reed Tucker’s book “Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle between Marvel and DC.” The docu-series will chronicle the growth of comic books as a new American art form, following the rise of the two companies that went on to become comics-publishing and Hollywood powerhouses.
Producers promise that “Slugfest” will bring to light little-known stories from the history of both Marvel and DC, including interviews with creators of the best-known superhero characters in the world. Among the show’s retrospective dives will be the history behind the bone-crushing handshake between Superman and Spider-man in the first official Marvel-DC crossover comic in the ’70s.
Quibi plans to launch the “quick-bite” service on April 6, 2020. Aimed at a millennial target audience, it’s set to cost $5 (with ads) or $8 (without ads) per month for a bouquet of premium content produced in episodic chunks of 10 minutes or less.
Check Out The Opening Title Sequence For The Disney+ Series, “Hawkeye”
Marvel Direct released what appears to be the opening title sequence for the Disney+ upcoming series, “Hawkeye”. Word is that this was originally shown at D23. It’s too early to tell if this will be the actual opening title sequence for “Hawkeye”, especially since the series hasn’t even started production. But it does look pretty cool!
This weeks Sideshow Collectible is a very detailed maquette of Spider-Man And Mary Jane”!
Sideshow presents the Spider-Man and Mary Jane Maquette, based on artist J. Scott Campbell’s iconic art style.
Inspired by Campbell’s variant cover illustration for Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1, the Spider-Man and Mary Jane Maquette captures the charming romance of this iconic comic book couple. Measuring 12.5” tall, this comic book collectible shows Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson sharing a tender moment, perched on a purple armchair in their New York City loft.
The polyresin Spider-Man and Mary Jane Maquette is fully sculpted in J. Scott Campbell’s signature art style. Each figure is painted in high detail, using coloring contrasts and shading that mimics Nei Ruffino’s vibrant colors on the variant cover. Peter’s spider-suit and MJ’s red socks also feature sculpted web texture, giving the piece an added sense of dimension. From Mary Jane’s subtle freckles to the wisps of Peter’s hair peeking out from beneath his mask, this Marvel maquette translates every line of Campbell’s detailed artwork into a faithful three-dimensional form for fans and collectors to enjoy.
The Exclusive Edition of the Spider-Man and Mary Jane Maquette includes a sculpted tiger plush accessory that can be displayed on the armchair to complete the scene from Campbell’s original cover.