Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans on the ‘Sad’ Marvel Scorsese Debate

Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson discussed why Marvel films have come under attack. Evans (who plays Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe) and Johansson (Black Widow) recently sat down for Variety‘s Actors on Actors issue, on stands…

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Jon Favreau Addresses Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola’s Criticism of Marvel Movies

Jon Favreau, actor, director and staple in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, addressed Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola’s criticisms of Marvel movies during an interview with CNBC.  “These two guys are my heroes and they’ve earned the right to exp…

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Brie Larson Says Marvel Women Have ‘Passionately’ Told Kevin Feige They Want All-Female Movie

Long before the women of the Marvel Cinematic Universe joined forces for the epic female scene in “Avengers: Endgame, Marvel had expressed interest in an all-women Marvel mashup movie. But after that scene in “Endgame,” fans have been…

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Martin Scorsese Compares Marvel Movies to Theme Parks: ‘That’s Not Cinema’

In an interview with Empire magazine, Martin Scorsese gave the Marvel Cinematic Universe the cold shoulder, comparing the billion-dollar franchise to theme parks. “I don’t see them. I tried, you know? But that’s not cinema,” Scorsese told Empire magazi…

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Lee Pace Talks ‘Driven,’ a ‘Pushing Daisies’ Reunion and Growing Up Queer

Lee Pace didn’t know much about John DeLorean when he signed on to play the late automobile mogul in the new biopic “Driven.” He was aware of the DeLorean car that was immortalized in “Back to the Future” and, he says, &#8…

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Marvel Reveals Cast and Plot Details for ‘The Eternals’

“The Eternals” have arrived. The first film announced at Marvel’s San Diego Comic-Con presentation on Saturday, unarguably the hottest ticket of the weekend, confirmed months of speculation by unveiling its cast:  Angelina Jolie, Salm…

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China Thrilled by Prospect of Chinese Casting for Shang-Chi, ‘Marvel’s First Chinese Hero’

China’s internet is thrilled by news that Marvel appears to be insisting on casting an ethnic Chinese actor as Shang-Chi in the master of kung fu’s own spinoff film and has begun scouting out candidates for the role. Variety reporter Justin Kroll tweet…

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‘Legion’ Star Dan Stevens Says His Character Would Fight Thanos, ‘Wreak Havoc’ in MCU

Dan Stevens said his powerful, telepathic mutant Legion would do some serious damage if he ever crossed over from the eponymous FX series into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Legion would wreak havoc. He’d probably take on Thanos, let’s see that,…

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Cinematographer Ben Davis Helps Create the Look of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Since 2008’s “Iron Man,” the Marvel cinematic universe has continued expanding, now numbering more than 20 films. Along the way, the company has developed a reputation for solid technology choices with the large-format ARRI Alexa 65 camera and the Code…

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Marvel Approached ‘Laggies’ Director Lynn Shelton to Direct ‘Black Widow’

Marvel is coming for your indie darlings. Before Taika Waititi, Jon Watts and the Russo brothers were members of the Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster club, they were all indie filmmakers. Thus far Marvel’s decision to collect creatives from …

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Gwyneth Paltrow to Exit Marvel Cinematic Universe

For the last decade, Gwyneth Paltrow has popped up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Pepper Potts, Iron Man’s secretary and eventual girlfriend. But in an interview with Variety, the actress said that she’s planning on retiring the character after th…

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