Geek News

Geek News on the Radio for March 14 2016

Captain America: Civil War trailer – Tom Holland’s Spider-Man makes debut as Marvel superheroes prepare to battle

Marvel has unveiled the new full length trailer for Captain America: Civil War – and it features Tom Holland as Spider-Man. The actor makes his debut as the web-slinging superhero as he swings into the two minute clip after being called in by Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) before stealing Captain America’s shield and adding: “Hey everyone.”

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‘The Tick’ Resurrected With Amazon Pilot Order, Duo Cast In Comic Book Comedy

Cult live-action comedy The Tick is making a comeback. Amazon has ordered a pilot for a new take on Ben Edlund‘s comic book character with an all-new cast. Edlund, who created the 2001 l
ive-action Fox comedy as well as the 1994 animated series, is back as writer and executive producer as is fellow original exec producer Barry Josephson. Griffin Newman (Vinyl) is set to play Arthur Everest, and Valorie Curry (House of Lies, The Following) has been cast as his sister Dot Everest in the pilot, I have learned. Transcendencehelmer Wally Pfister is in negotiations to direct. Sony Pictures TV, the studio behind the 2001 series, is producing.

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Captain America 3: Martin Freeman is Playing Everett Ross in Civil War

With just under three months to go before its release, anticipation for Captain America: Civil War is becoming hotter than ever. The kickoff for Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will see Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man face off against Chris Evans’ Captain America, over new government oversight of the Avengers. The schism results in the Avengers splitting up into rival factions, in preparation for a showdown. Based on Mark Millar’s comic book arc of the same name, the 13th MCU movie is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Captain America: The Winter Solider), who will go on to direct the two-part Avengers: Infinity War thereafter.

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Marvel’s Luke Cage release date on Netflix revealed ahead of Daredevil Season 2 arrival

Netflix has done a stellar job so far of bringing some of Marvel’s grittier heroes to the screen with Daredevil and Jessica Jones – and now we know when their latest ‘street-level’ comic book series is arriving. After making his debut in a significant role in Jessica Jones, Luke Cage is set to receive his own full series on September 30. The solo run is expected to see Cage move out of Hell’s Kitchen, where the other Netflix Marvel series are set, and head to Harlem after the tumultuous events of Jessica Jones.

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