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Change is within the air for the Marvel universe right this moment, because the MCU’s longest-gestating Disney Plus mission has lastly had its plug pulled, however don’t despair simply but as there’s a giant silver lining to this information. What’s extra, the franchise could have secretly landed considered one of its largest stars ever in a vastly stunning recast, if a brand new rumor is to be believed. Let’s crack on with our newest Marvel information roundup.
Like the solar, Armor Wars lives to rise… as a film
Marvel’s been attempting to get an Armor Wars sequence off the bottom for Don Cheadle’s War Machine for years, however now they’ve lastly determined to throw within the towel… and reboot the mission as a film as a substitute. Naturally, followers are going crazy over this news, each out of pleasure that the MCU’s longest-serving sidekick is lastly getting his personal movie, but in addition due to the wild notion going round that Armor Wars has been bumped as much as the massive display screen to accommodate a secret function for Robert Downey Jr. as an A.I. Tony Stark! We dwell in hope…
Harrison Ford joins the Thunderbolts as General Ross… apparently!
Marvel introduced the total lineup for 2024’s Thunderbolts film at this month’s D23, however a lot to the frustration of diehards, it was lacking crew fixture Red Hulk. While that appeared comprehensible, given General Ross actor William Hurt’s passing earlier this yr, a new report states that truly Marvel already has a big-name substitute in thoughts for the function — none aside from Harrison Ford. Apparently, his casting was all set to be revealed at D23, however Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy didn’t need it to upstage Ford’s comeback in Indiana Jones 5. Dare we get hyped for this simply but?
In your face, Intelligencia — She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is Certified Fresh
Tatiana Maslany’s Jennifer Walters might need trolls gunning for her both offscreen and on, however in a giant and well-deserved win the sequence has managed to defeat its detractors and smash its technique to a Certified Fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes. In the wake of the Disney Plus present reaching its seventh episode (simply two extra to go!), She-Hulk is sitting fairly at a sensational 87 % on the evaluate aggregation web site. And that’s earlier than we’ve even had the massive Daredevil crossover. Way to go, Ms. Walters!
Blade goes again in time in accordance with new rumored plot particulars
Blade could be at present director-less — though fans have their hearts set on Spike Lee entering into helm — some new rumored plot details provide us a style of what we are able to anticipate when Mahershala Ali’s rebooted Daywalker lastly slays his means into the MCU. Apparently, the brand new Blade movie is ready to be a interval piece, masking eight a long time between 1900 and 1980. So anticipate a deep dive into Marvel’s horror lore that can hopefully clarify why we’ve by no means seen vamps within the franchise till now.
Head again right here tomorrow, Harrison Ford hopers, in your subsequent every day Marvel information roundup.