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While we're big fans of the work that comes from the collectible arthouse Mondo, there's plenty of other great artists out there whose work is showcased elsewhere on the web. Blurppy is one such destination for some truly stunning artwork, and the site recently held a "Poster Posse" where they had dozens of artists do their own interpretation of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Some of these would make excellent Mondo posters and show some truly amazing skills. We've posted some of our favorites below, many featuring the Sentinels finally getting their due diligence, and you're definitely going to wish these were on your wall.
Following yesterday's revealing extended TV spot for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, one more new character poster has popped up, and we imagine this will be the last one. This time it's the title villain in the Marvel sequel getting his own poster, and while some may not know the history of The Winter Soldier, all you have to do is know that Sebastian Stan plays the villain, and figure out what other key role that actor might have had in the Marvel cinematic universe to see why this villain will really impact Steve Rogers (Chris Evans). He certainly looks like a force to be reckoned with, especially with that sniper rifle.
"Get me off the grid now!" After the last TV spot hinted that a certain Marvel character might be in trouble in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a new one-minute spot for the Marvel sequel pretty much confirms it. It seems like Samuel L. Jackson has Nick Fury will definitely be incapacitated for part of the film, but we're doubting that he'll be killed off. However, Fury isn't the only member of S.H.I.E.L.D. under fire as we see the government holding some sort of hearing to scrutinize the agency that seems to be taking a lot of liberty with protecting the United States. This just looks better and better. Watch the TV spot below!
While we normally don't care about the personal lives of celebrities, it's different when something in the gossip arena effects the production of an anticipated film. In this case, E! News has learned that Scarlett Johansson is pregnant, and many are already wondering that what means for her recurring role as Black Widow in the Marvel cinematic universe, mainly for The Avengers: Age of Ultron already in production. Thankfully, the film won't be delayed and Johansson's role won't be reduced, but the production schedule will shift to fasttrack any scenes involving the actress so she can be finished before her due date gets closer.
Back in January, we learned that King Kong and Stalingrad star Thomas Kretschmann had signed on for a villain role in The Avengers: Age of Ultron as Baron Wolfgang von Strucker, Nazi officer who becomes one of the heads of HYDRA, the terrorist group from Captain America: The First Avenger. Now it sounds like Kretschmann will be sticking around the Marvel universe for more than one film as an interview with THR has the actor revealing "I have a multi-picture deal which means I will not only appear in [Age of Ultron], but they’re planning with me for a longer period of time.” Sounds like set up for Captain America 3.
Though his starring role in Stretch has been indefinitely shelved, Patrick Wilson hasn't exactly hit a lull in his career. The actor has found success in horror with The Conjuring and Insidious (both with sequels) and now the actor is heading into the Marvel universe. The Wrap has word that Wilson is in talks for an undisclosed role in Ant-Man, the Phase Three film in Marvel's ever-expanding cinematic universe to be directed by Edgar Wright. The trade predicts that Wilson might be up for another major supporting actor to join Michael Pena (whose role is said to be rather large), but it's not clear if he'll be a good guy or a bad guy.
Following that potentially spoilerish TV spot for Captain America: The Winter Soldier that teases a big character death, we have a new poster showing off one of the new supporting characters. Robert Redford already got his own poster showing off his S.H.I.E.L.D. head character Alexander Pierce, and now one of the new heroes gets the spotlight. Anthony Mackie plays Cap's new sidekick Falcon, and the trailers have already shown him flying around and getting into the thick of the action, but now he and his bad ass wings get their own poster. We're pretty sure the sequel will top Thor: The Dark World and shake everything up.
"My father spent more time watching you than me." There have been so many trailers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that we're surprised Sony Picutres hasn't unleashed the entire rough cut of the film yet. But here's one more international trailer for you to check out, and there's plenty of new footage in this one, mainly focusing on the villain. We get to see more of Electro (Jamie Foxx) attacking Times Square, get a hint of the motivation behind why Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) might come to hate Peter Parker, and also some menacing voiceover from Chris Cooper as Norman Osborn. How will this all fit into one movie?
April is inching closer, which means Captain America: The Winter Soldier isn't too far away. We've already seen one TV spot with Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) getting pretty serious as he prepares to face the title villain played by Sebastian Stan, and now a new spot has shown up, and it might have a big spoiler. We don't want to write about it here just in case it turns out to be true, but there's a certain line of dialogue spoken by Cap himself that makes it sounds like a well-known Marvel character isn't going to survive this superhero sequel. Is this misdirection? We'll have to find out on the big screen in April. Watch the TV spot!
It's been a week full of Guardians of the Galaxy hype from the first fantastic trailer that was released on Tuesday to today's featurettes showing off Bradley Cooper voicing Rocket Raccoon and Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and Vin Diesel talking about their wild space superhero characters from the forthcoming Marvel film. Now it seems the hype machine is finally slowing down with the first official poster landing, showing off the galactic misfits looking like a group of bad asses on some alien planet. The whole deal is sealed by that awesome tagline, not to mention Marvel name-dropping their own franchises.
Plenty of people are still buzzing about this week's release of the first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy, the next Phase Two film from Marvel. And while the first trailer wasn't certainly a spectacular tease of the ragtag team of cosmic heroes, some fans were disappointed that we didn't get to hear Bradley Cooper as Rocket Raccoon in the trailer. We weren't that surprised since the trailer was pretty much the same as what they showed us from Comic-Con last year, but now a new brief featurette on the feisty, pint-sized, talking raccoon has popped up, and we get a small snippet of Cooper voicing Rocket. Watch!
We've caught some brief glimpses of Dane DeHaan as Green Goblin in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on that large triptych poster from last year, and also some quick shots in the most recent theatrical trailer. But now we finally get a good, solid look at one of the big bad guys in the superhero sequel with a new photo that shows DeHaan with a firm grip around the throat of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man. It looks like this scene takes place in the same place where we've seen Electro chasing Spidey and shooting electricity his way, so it seems like our hero will face at least two villains at once. DeHaan certainly looks crazy as hell.
"They call themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy." Ever since the first footage from Marvel's forthcoming cosmic superhero ensemble, Guardians of the Galaxy, debuted at Comic-Con 2013, general audiences have been waiting for the first trailer. That moment has finally arrived, and the next Phase Two title from Marvel Studios looks like a ragtag sci-fi hit. Chris Pratt leads a team of galactic misfits, including a giant tree (Vin Diesel), a badass talking raccoon (Bradley Cooper), and two tough aliens (Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista). It's nice to finally see such exciting footage for this revealed (via Jimmy Kimmel) and they give us a good chunk to enjoy and ponder, too. This is a stop everything and must watch trailer, so fire it up.
So far we've only seen one official photo from Marvel's forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, but now three more photos have just surfaced ahead of the premiere for the trailer, which will happen tomorrow night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Chris Pratt will be introducing the trailer tomorrow on the show, and it will also start playing in theaters this weekend. The star of the film gets a close-up as Starlord, and we also get a new photo of the entire team (Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and the characters voiced by Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel) together. Plus, there's a cool jet-style ship. Come back tomorrow for the trailer!