The feisty writer, editor and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four.
Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to comic-book lovers everywhere, has died. He was 95. Continue reading
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Avengers: Age of Ultron is the 11th installment in the Marvel Cinematic universe; following 2014’s hit Guardians of the Galaxy and is the follow-up to 2012’s The Avengers.
This film is written & directed by Joss Whedon (The Avengers) and stars Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Aaron Tyler-Johnson as Quicksilver, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Paul Bettany as The Vision, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and James Spader as Ultron. Continue reading
Smith confirmed on Twitter his first draft of the script is finished. https://twitter.com/thatkevinsmith/status/597772090704465920
Smith has been quoted as saying Stan Lee’s role in the film (previously announced) will be slightly more substantial than his cameo appearance in the original film.
12/04/15 Kevin Smith recently announced the long-awaited sequel to his 1995 comedy Mallrats; Mallrats 2 (also known as Mallrats 2: Die Hard in a Mall). This was first announced on 12th March 2015 via this cryptic tweet and later confirmed on one of Smith’s podcasts. https://twitter.com/thatkevinsmith/status/576163254717673472 This was originally pegged for filming in 2016….but has been steadily moved forward for various reasons and this will now be the next film smith shoots this summer; see more here. Casting Announcements Smith has began to announce many original cast members will be reprising their roles; as confirmed by special ‘selfies’ they have taken to show their involvement in the project. Cast announced so far: Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Michael Rooker, Jeremy London, Renee Humphrey, Brian O’Hallaran, Scott Mosier, Bryan Johnson, Walt Flanagan, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Shannon Doherty, Claire Forlaini & Stan Lee.
Smith has said his script includes 18 returning characters as well as six new characters.
New cast members added so far – Ralph Garman.