Heroes: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Avengers 4’ Will Be the “Culmination” of the MCU

     March 1, 2018

On this episode of Collider Heroes, Jon Schnepp, Amy Dallen, and Robert Meyer Burnett discuss the following:

  • Benjamin Melniker has passed away at 104 years old. He had purchased the rights to Batman in 1979 and was listed as a producer on every Batman film since 1989. He also produced other superhero films like Swamp Thing, Constantine and The Spirit.
  • Thor: Ragnarok contains a special feature called “Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years – The Evolution of Heroes”. In it, Joe Russo states that the next two Avengers films will be the culmination of all the Marvel storylines from the last 10 years.
  • Nightwing director Chris McKay took to Twitter to give an update on the film. He tweeted that it’s “going to be a LONG process. So don’t expect casting news any time soon. We are taking our time.”
  • THR is reporting that Fox is fast tracking a number of its superhero films including X-Force, Silver Surfer, Doctor Doom, along with three new X-Men films for 2019 and 2020.
  • A reddit user posted a first look at Zachary Levi in his costume for Shazam!
  • Thor Odinson will be reclaiming his name and title as the God of Thunder in Thor #1 from current The Mighty Thor writer Jason Aaron and artist Mike Del Mundo.
  • Marvel Studios concert artist Andy Park takes to Twitter to showcase some of his Black Panther concept art for T’Chaka, including a tribal sash and the classic cape from the comic books.
  • Deadline is reporting that Humans star Gemma Chan has been cast to play Minn-Erva aka Doctor Minerva in Captain Marvel.
  • In an interview with the French site Allocine, Joaquin Phoenix responds to a question about playing The Joker with “I have no idea what you’re talking about.”
  • That Hashtag Show is reporting that Wonder Woman 2 will feature Cheetah as the main villain.
  • FX has released a new, creepier promo for Legion Season 2.
  • Twitter Questions

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