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We May Know Marvel Studios Phase 5 Plans Soon

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Marvel Studios Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is well underway and we may know more about Phase 5 in the not too distant future.

President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige talked with Games Radar recently with Feige stating the MCU’s next phase will become more clear “in the coming months.”

“As we’re nearing the end of Phase 4, I think people will start to see where this next saga is going. I think there have been many clues already, that are at least apparent to me, of where this whole saga is going. We’ll be a little more direct about that in the coming months, to set a plan, so audiences who want to see the bigger picture can see a tiny, tiny, tiny bit more of the roadmap. ”

Rumors around the internet have stated that in Phase 5 we will start to see the next saga unfold. During Phases 1-3 we saw the Infinity Saga take place with the culmination coming in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. The next saga is rumored to be Secret Wars.

The Secret Wars story-arc they will likely use as a basis for the saga took place in 2015-16 and was spearheaded by writer Jonathan Hickman. His eight issue series was the main story of the arc.

Secret Wars involves the destruction of the Marvel Universe and various other alternate universes (including those seen in the Ultimate Marvel and Marvel 2099, among others), with each universe’s respective Earth combining with each other into Battleworld, a planet that exhibits the aspects of the various universes. The planet itself is divided in many territories that are mostly self-contained and where a “pocket universe” composed of a specific storyline or universe reside and evolve. Various versions of individual Marvel characters can be present multiple times on the Battleworld.

As seen over the years, Marvel Studios doesn’t always pull exactly from the comics, but uses the comics as a basis for the story in the movies and series.

Marvel Studios will be in attendance at the San Diego Comic Con from July 21-24, but will likely hold off on any major announcements until D23 on September 10.

Check out Capes and Tights Podcast episode review of the Hawkeye series.

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Werewolf By Night Special Presentation Preview

The Werewolf By Night special presentation will premiere on Disney+ on Friday, October 7  just in time for the Halloween season.

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The Werewolf By Night special presentation will premiere on Disney+ on Friday, October 7 just in time for the Halloween season.

A secret group of monster hunters gather at Bloodstone Castle following the death of their leader and engage in a mysterious and deadly competition for a powerful relic, which will bring them face to face with a dangerous monster.

Werewolf By Night, also known as A Marvel Studios’ Special Presentation: Werewolf by Night, was co-directed by Michael Giacchino and Jaycob Maya. Giacchino is widely known for composing music for The Batman, Thor: Love and Thunder, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Jojo Rabbit, and so many more.

Gael García Bernal (Station Eleven, Old) stars in the title role of Jack Russell / Werewolf by Night along with Laura Donnelly (Tolkien, The Nevers) as Elsa Bloodstone and Harriet Sansom Harris (Licorice Pizza, Memento) as Verusa. Additional monster hunters include Al Hamacher as Billy Swan, Eugenie Bondurant as Linda, and Kirk Thatcher as Jovan, while Jaycob Maya, Daniel J. Watts, and Leonardo Nam appear in undisclosed roles. Also slated to appear in the special are Ulysses Bloodstone, Elsa’s monster-hunting father.

Members of the Time Variance Authority are expected to appear in the Werewolf By Night special presentation connecting it to another Disney+ series, Loki.

The Werewolf By Night special presentation will last 60 minutes and will share continuity with the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the debut trailer we got our first glimpse of Man-Thing joining the MCU. Man-Thing previously made a Marvel appearance in the 2005 film, prior to the release of Iron Man in 2008 and the MCU.

The Marvel Studios’ Special Presentation is based on the Marvel Comics character by the same name. Werewolf By Night was created by Roy Thomas, Jeanie Thomas, Gerry Conway, and Mike Ploog. He first appeared in Marvel Spotlight #2 (February 1972).

Set those spooky calendars for October 7, 2022 as we get our first special from the minds of Marvel Studios on Disney+.

Werewolf By Night Special Presentation Trailer

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2024 Fantastic Four Film Grabs Writing Team

The 2024 Fantastic Four Marvel Cinematic Universe film has found its writing team with the hiring of up-and-coming screenwriters.

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The 2024 Fantastic Four Marvel Cinematic Universe film has found its writing team with the hiring of up-and-coming screenwriters Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer.

The duo will join director Matt Shakman on the film to start forming what the movie will look like when it’s released as part of the sixth phase of the MCU slate of films. The relatively unknown writers penned the in-development film Disaster Wedding from director Max Barbakow. Deadline’s report suggests Kaplan and Springer have been working on the film for a moment, even before the hiring of Shakman as director.

Fantastic Four‘s creative team have a big challenge ahead of them as the first few attempts at the film with the super team have all fallen short. The Fantastic Four are some of the oldest and most beloved teams in Marvel Comics history and deserve a film that lives up to the teams lore. The 2005 film was dreadful and the sequel in 2007 also failing. Josh Trank, Jeremy Slater, and Simon Kinberg attempted a reboot in 2015, when 20th Century Fox still owned the rights, which was one of the worst rated comic book movies of all-time.

The MCU reboot will hit theaters as the first film in phase six on November 8, 2024 setting up what will end up being one of the greatest years in MCU history. At least that is the hope for Marvel and comic book movie fans around the world.

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28 Worst Rated Comic Book Movies Of All-Time

Some movies are not only the worst rated comic book movies of all-time, but are also some of the worst overall movies.

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Some movies over the past number of years are not only the worst rated comic book movies of all-time, but are also some of the worst overall movies.

Movies on our list include movies which have source material based in a comic book. Some movies didn’t fit our bill, but are still bad movies. Most of the films on this list are from the big-two Marvel and DC Comics.

We base the worst rated comic book movies of all-time list on Rotten Tomatoes critic scores and some rankings include multiple movies as they tied for critic scores at the time of this list.

#18 – Rotten Tomatoes Critic Score: 29%

Worst Rated Comic Book Movies of All-Time

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Released: March 25, 2016

It’s been nearly two years since Superman’s (Henry Cavill) colossal battle with Zod (Michael Shannon) devastated the city of Metropolis. The loss of life and collateral damage left many feeling angry and helpless, including crime-fighting billionaire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck). Convinced that Superman is now a threat to humanity, Batman embarks on a personal vendetta to end his reign on Earth, while the conniving Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) launches his own crusade against the Man of Steel.

You would think Batman and Superman in the same film would not let the flick end up on the worst rated comic book movies of all-time list. Guess not.

The Punisher

Released: April 16, 2014

This dark action film, based on the comic book series, follows FBI agent Frank Castle (Thomas Jane) as he transforms into the vengeful Punisher after criminals murder his family, including his wife and son. Castle is gravely injured in the attack and believed to be dead by Howard Saint (John Travolta), the crime lord who ordered the hit. Following his recovery, Castle becomes a heavily armed vigilante who will stop at nothing to exact revenge on Saint and dismantle his underworld empire.

Punisher: War Zone

Released: December 5, 2008

Frank Castle, aka The Punisher (Ray Stevenson), turns the streets of New York City red as he wages a one man war against the crime syndicate responsible for the death of his wife and two kids. Aided by his trusted sidekick, Microchip (Wayne Knight), he almost kills Billy Russoti (Dominic West) and leaves him horribly disfigured. Billy renames himself Jigsaw and with the help of his crazed brother Loony Bin Jim, recruits criminals from every corner of the city to do battle with Frank.

Both punisher films end up on the worst rated comic book movies of all-time list. Luckily the saved the character with the Netflix series.

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