GEEK OUT! JESSICA CHASTAIN TO PLAY LILANDRA IN DARK PHOENIX?

Last time Fox attempted an adaptation of the classic X-Men “Dark Phoenix” story, they royally screwed it up in X-Men: The Last Stand.

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GEEK OUT! INHUMANS IMAX DEBUT

Based on the Jack Kirby creations from the pages of Fantastic Four, Inhumans TV series will be produced by ABC and Marvel TV with IMAX Corporation as a financing partner. Which probably explains why the series is set to debut on IMAX screens on September 1, 2017, and run for two weeks, before premiering on ABC on September 22, and airing eight episodes.

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GEEK OUT! IRON FIST

Just like the Marvel Studios films, Marvel Television’s web TV series for Netflix introduced characters through solo series before leading into the Defenders team series, sometime in mid-2017. Iron Fist is the last of the solo series before the Avengers-like team up happens.

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GEEK OUT! IRON FIST – FIRST LOOK AT COLEEN WING, JOY AND WARD MEACHUM

Netflix has released more images from the upcoming original series adapting Marvel martial arts hero Iron Fist. These images give us a first look at Colleen Wing (Jessica Henwick), Joy (Jessica Stroup) and Ward Meachum (Tom Pelphrey).

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GEEK OUT! DOCTOR STRANGE – HOW MARVEL IS GETTING ROUND SUPERHERO MOVIE FATIGUE

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) Photo Credit: Film Frame  ©2016 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Are you tired of superhero movies?

Considering that 2016 had the most superhero movies to date (SIX!) – a valid concern would be creeping fatigue – would the sheer volume of such movies turn people against superhero movies in general?

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GEEK OUT! REMEMBER THE WHOLE STEVE ROGERS HYDRA AGENT BROUHAHA? IT WAS ALL JUST A GIMMICK!

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“But I certainly believe it’s not a gimmick. It’s a story that we spent a long time on, that’s compelling and captures the zeitgeist of the world. It will make readers wonder how the heck we’ll get out of this.” These are the words of Marvel executive editor Tom Brevoort when asked if making Steve Rogers/Captain America a Hydra double-agent was a “gimmick”.

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GEEK OUT! DEADPOOL

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Alright, let me get it out there right off the bat. I have never liked Deadpool. Mainly because… Rob Liefeld. Same reason I never liked Cable. Gimmicky characters without substance. Breaking the fourth wall by itself isn’t enough to mask the fact that Deadpool is a poor rip-off of Slade Wilson a.k.a. Deathstroke.

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