Film Strip Heroes #24: Slow News Week, Long Episode!

1 hour 15 mins - Published Sun, Sep 22, 2013 by Breki Tomasson and Josh Wodarz

Show notes and links:

Marvel’s Ant-Man movie arriving four months early | Den of Geek
Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man movie moves closer to Avengers: Age Of Ultron, as Marvel moves the release date from winter to summer…

Runner Runner (2013) – IMDb
Directed by Brad Furman. With Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton, Anthony Mackie. When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

Joss Whedon – IMDb
Joss Whedon, Writer: The Avengers. Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers – his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss’ mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was raised in New York and was educated at Riverdale Country School, where his mother also taught. He also …

Stan Lee: ‘Inhumans film probably in the works’ – Movies News – Digital Spy
Marvel Comics legend addresses the likely films for Marvel Studios’ Phase 3.

Inhumans – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Natalie Portman Says a Female Superhero Movie Is Coming From Marvel | /Film

Katee Sackhoff Clarifies Marvel Movie Superhero Rumors | The Mary Sue
Considering we’ve been freaking out over the possibility of Katee Sackhoff joining the Marvel Universe, we’re glad someone decided to ask her to clarify her recent comments. But is the news good or bad? Hit the jump to find out!

Marvel Developing ‘Agent Carter’ TV Series – Deadline.com
EXCLUSIVE: The “one shot” short films featured as extras on Marvel movies’ DVD releases are becoming a hotbed for TV series ideas. After one such short, It

Gwyneth Paltrow May Not Be in Avengers: Age of Ultron | Superhero Hype
My phone has not rung for Avengers 2.

Gwyneth Paltrow May Not Be in Avengers: Age of Ultron | Superhero Hype
My phone has not rung for Avengers 2.

Joss Whedon did rewrite work on Thor: The Dark World | Den of Geek
Thor 2 director Alan Taylor reveals that Joss Whedon did just a little tinkering with the Thor: The Dark World script…

Alan Taylor on What Makes Thor: The Dark World Different | Superhero Hype
Thor is a superhero amongst many superheroes “In my mind this is an ancient, ancient culture that highly reveres the horse and the culture of the horse.

Extended Thor 2 Trailer With New Footage, More Dialogue – Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

Jackman Teases ‘Days’ as Last Outing as Wolverine | nerdbastards.com

‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’: Wolverine Will Have ‘A Bit Of Fun’ With Magneto
Hugh Jackman hints at a bit of a rivalry between his Wolverine and Fassbender’s young Magneto.

Larry Fong – IMDb
Larry Fong, Cinematographer: 300

Batman vs. Superman Reportedly To Start Shooting in October, Seeking Extras | Comicbook.com
Take this with a grain of salt, since it’s not an official Warner Bros. source–but BeInAMovie.com is claiming that in less than a month, Zack Snyder will begin filming crowd scenes for Batman vs. Superman next month. Batman-News reports that this is the same company that put out similar casting calls for The Dark Knight […]

WB CEO Confirms Future Plans for DC Comics-Based Films | Superhero Hype
Man of Steel sequel title confirmed? Last week came some quotes from Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara regarding Ben Affleck’s role as Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel.

First look at Summer Glau in Arrow season 2 teaser | Den of Geek
Firefly’s Summer Glau plays Isabel Rochev in Arrow’s second season. See her in action in this brief teaser…

‘Arrow’ Season 2: David Ramsey Opens Up About Playing Oliver Queen’s ‘Moral Compass’
FROM MTV GEEK With so many new cast members and guest stars lined up to both help and hurt Oliver Queen in Arrow’s second season, it’s easy to overlook

‘Arrow’: Michael Jai White Brings His A-Game For Bronze Tiger
Executive producer Marc Guggenheim opens up about Arrow’s newest foe, Bronze Tiger.

New Promo Posters Show “Arrow” Really Understands Their Audience
The CW isn’t above a good old-fashioned beefcake campaign. Bless…

DrDavidMrMack — I understand trying to make comics female friendly, but aren’t you guys worried that you’re going to lose your core audience which is male? In the X-books you’ve had more focus on the likes on these females like jean and kitty while it should be Cyclops who has been the star of the X-Men comics for years. What warrants these characters more page time than him? Jean and kitty are secondary characters. You guys listen too much to women bitching. They cause so much freakin drama in comicdom.
I understand trying to make comics female friendly, but aren’t you guys worried that you’re going to lose your core audience which is male? In the X-books you’ve had more focus on the likes on these females like jean and kitty while it should be Cyclops who has been the star of the X-Men comics for years. What warrants these characters more page time than him? Jean and kitty are secondary characters. You guys listen too much to women bitching. They cause so much freakin drama in comicdom.

5by5 | The Incomparable #157: Bros and Arrows
“Hawkeye” by Fraction and Aja.

WARNER BROS. Names Their TV FLASH/ BARRY ALLEN | Newsarama.com
The studio announced who will play Barry Allen during season 2 of the CW’s ARROW.

‘Arrow’ Has Found its ‘Flash,’ and He’s a Gleek | nerdbastards.com

Arrow Scoop: Glee’s Grant Gustin Tapped to Play the Flash! – Today’s News: Our Take | TVGuide.com
The CW has found its Flash. Glee’s Grant Gustin has landed the role of Flash alter ego Barry Allen, who will appear on Arrow before possibly heading up his own spin-off, TVGuide.com has learned. The CW developing Arrow spin-off to feature the Flash In the world of Arrow, Barry is…

The Flash Speaks! Arrow’s Grant Gustin Teases Spandex Supersuit, Wants Character to Time Travel | E! Online UK
It’s pretty safe to assume that if you’re playing The Flash, the best preparation you can do for …

Max Landis set to pitch Wonder Woman movie | Den of Geek
Chronicle writer Max Landis might just have a way forward for Warner Bros and Wonder Woman…

Death And Return Of Superman Pitch by Max Landis – YouTube
FULL SCREEN, HD, and lemme take you to the DC Universe. Oh gosh, I actually did it. I fully geeked out on the internet. This is SO FUCKING LONG, but if you’r…


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