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The Week in Spandex – Thor: Ragnarok reviewed, The Punisher premiere date, Justice League promotional blitz, New Mutants trilogy plans, McU and Dceu updates

6 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Captain Marvel, The Punisher, Dardevil, Luke Cage, Inhumans, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The New Mutants, Deadpool 2, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Gambit, The Gifted, Venom, Justice League, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad 2, Gotham City Sirens, The Dark Knight, Supergirl, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, Project 13, Gotham, Titans, Hellboy, The Tick and more…

Marvel Studios begins the worldwide rollout of the next chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok, this coming week, and Flickering Myth’s Luke Owen was lucky enough to catch a preview screening, stating that: “Director Taika Waititi has delivered easily the best Thor movie to date, and the best outing Hemsworth has had with the character since The Avengers.” You can read Luke’s full spoiler-free ★★★★ review here, and »

- Gary Collinson

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The Predator gets a motion poster

9 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new motion poster has arrived online for Shane Black’s upcoming reboot/sequel The Predator providing a better look at the one sheet that was revealed earlier this month at the London Brand Licensing Expo; check it out here…

The Predator is currently set for release on August 3rd, 2018 release and features a cast that includes Boyd Holbrook (Logan), Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), Thomas Jane (The Punisher), Augusto Aguilera (The Fifth Man), Jacob Tremblay (RoomSterling K. Brown (This is Us, The People v. O.J. Simpson), Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck), Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica) and Jake Busey (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series). »

- Amie Cranswick

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Skrulls in X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Detective Pikachu casting, Thor: Ragnarok post-credits and more – Daily News Roundup

19 October 2017 11:51 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Skrulls In X-men Dark Phoenix?

There’s an interesting Quicksilver dynamic with The Skrulls, in that their both owned by X-Men and Marvel Studios. And in a new rumour from the previously-unheard-of Universo X-Men, the next entry in the mutant franchise will feature The Skrulls ahead of the shape-shifting race appearing in 2019’s Captain Marvel. According to the site, the film includes a scene at the United Nations building in New York, where Professor X and company are discussing mutant rights. However, the building subsequently comes under attack from alien ships, with actors reportedly sporting motion-capture suits and clearly identified as the Skrulls. Read more here.

Discover The Truth

A character Marvel Studios has explicit rights to though is Frank Castle, aka The Punisher. The studio and Netflix released a new trailer yesterday that finally gave us a launch date for the short series. Check it out here.

Pika-pika-casting

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- Luke Owen

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Where To Find Halloween On The Small Screen: The Ultimate Guide to This Month’s Marathons and Specials

18 October 2017 9:34 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Even if dressing up isn’t in your wheelhouse, there’s no reason you can’t celebrate Halloween from the comfort of your couch. Thanks to Halloween marathons, your favorite networks are airing classic and contemporary films and television shows that’ll get anyone in the holiday spirit. Plus, platforms like Netflix are working hard by releasing enough Stephen King adaptations and serial killer dramas to keep you entertained for the next two weeks.

From AMC’s week-long FearFest to Freeform’s classic 13 Nights Of Halloween, there’s something on TV for those who get spooked easily and for those with witches’ blood in their veins.

Check below for the 2017 guide to everything that is televised Halloween, so you can make plans for your favorite movie or episode.

Network Marathons:

AMC FearFest, AMC

FearFest will run for the week before Halloween, from October 23 to October 31. The marathon will include airings »

- Raelyn Giansanti

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Netflix unleashes a new banner for The Punisher ahead of release

13 October 2017 2:12 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Ahead of the release of Marvel's The Punisher on Netflix, the house that Stan Lee and Jack Kirby built have taken to the show's official Twitter account to share a grim, new banner for the upcoming comic book action series starring Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle aka The Punisher. You can see the banner in all of its somber, black glory below: If you're like me, you're getting a... Read More »

- Steve Seigh

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The Predator gets a poster from the London Brand Licensing Expo

11 October 2017 2:29 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The famous Predator has made an appearance at the London Brand Licensing Expo with a cool new poster for the upcoming reboot/sequel The Predator.

The film, directed by Iron Man 3‘s Shane Black (who also starred in the original Predator alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger as marine Hawkins), is set between Predator 2 and 2010’s Predators. Rather than being set in the jungle once again, The Predator is instead taking place in a suburban area and centered around a young son and his father.

Check out the poster seen at the Expo below…

 

The Predator is currently set for a February 9th, 2018 release and features a cast that includes Boyd Holbrook (Logan), Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), Thomas Jane (The Punisher), Augusto Aguilera (The Fifth Man), Jacob Tremblay (RoomSterling K. Brown (This is Us, The People v. O.J. Simpson), Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones »

- Ricky Church

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New York Comic-Con Replaces Marvel’s ‘The Punisher’ Panel With Stan Lee Screening

6 October 2017 10:32 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

After an October 7 panel for Marvel’s The Punisher was pulled in the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas, New York Comic-Con has replaced it with a screening of a sit-down with comic-book godfather Stan Lee. The session also will feature a screening of footage from a Paley Center conversation between comic-book creator Joe Queseda and Lee in April. Comic-Con organizers say has been seen only by the 125 people who were in the room that day in Beverly Hills. The new event, at… »

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New York Comic-Con Replaces Marvel’s ‘The Punisher’ Panel With Stan Lee Screening

6 October 2017 10:32 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

After an October 7 panel for Marvel’s The Punisher was pulled in the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas, New York Comic-Con has replaced it with a screening of a sit-down with comic-book godfather Stan Lee. The session also will feature a screening of footage from a Paley Center conversation between comic-book creator Joe Queseda and Lee in April. Comic-Con organizers say has been seen only by the 125 people who were in the room that day in Beverly Hills. The new event, at… »

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'The Punisher': Everything You Need to Know About Marvel's Vigilante Antihero

4 October 2017 8:17 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Black clothes. White skull. Smoking guns. These are the gloriously simple ingredients behind the Punisher, the no-holds-barred antihero who'll soon be starring in one of the fall's most anticipated series. As played by The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal during the second season of Netflix's Daredevil, the gun-toting vigilante stole every scene he was in, making the network's relentless campaign of teases and trailers damn near irresistible. But like every major superhero, he's taken a long strange trip from his comic-book origins to his modern-day multimedia superstardom. Below, you'll find »

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Walking Dead Producer Approves of Jon Bernthal as The Punisher

2 October 2017 8:14 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

The Walking Dead series and Punisher feature films producer, Gale Anne Hurd is a big fan of John Bernthal's version of The Punisher on Netflix. »

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'The Punisher' Trailer: Marvel's Netflix Series Goes Full Metallica

20 September 2017 7:51 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

"Shoot on sight." "My pleasure."

Frank Castle is back, standing front and bloody center in a brand new trailer for The Punisher, the latest series from Marvel and Netflix. Jon Bernthal reprises his role as the titular killer, which he first inhabited in the second season of Marvel's Daredevil, the fourth actor to bring the Marvel Comics vigilante to live-action life. (Thanks to Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane and Ray Stevenson for your service.) 

The latest Punisher trailer, clocking in at two and a half minutes, gives a picture of the story and tone we're in store »

- Josh Wigler

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"The Punisher" - More New Footage

13 September 2017 12:47 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more new footage, plus images of  "The Walking Dead" actor Jon Bernthal as Marvel Comics' "The Punisher", from the upcoming Marvel TV/Netflix action series: 

"...former war vet 'Frank Castle' ...

"...is haunted, then hunted...

"...after the murder of his family...

"...becoming a vigilante known in the criminal underworld as the 'Punisher"...

"...who fights crime and injustice by all means necessary..."

"In Marvel TV's 'The Punisher', after exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, 'Frank Castle' (Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as 'The Punisher', he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone...".

Created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name...

..."The Punisher" is set in the »

- Michael Stevens

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Stephen King Was Seriously Creeped Out by Netflix's 1922

7 September 2017 1:51 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Netflix's 1922 is an adaptation of Stephen King's short novella of the same name from the Full Dark, No Stars collection and the legendary author is claiming that the rough cut that he saw of the movie is "super creepy" and that it "won't leave his mind." Netflix quietly announced that the adaptation of 1922 was underway in November of last year and that the project would be helmed by Zak Hilditch (These Final Hours) and star Thomas Jane (The Punisher, The Mist) and Molly Parker (The Road) with Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard, Brian D'Arcy James, and Neal McDonough. The project is apparently near completion and even in the rough-cut stage, it has Stephen King's seal of approval.

Not much has been reported about Netflix's 1922, but King seemed pretty excited to bring it up during a recent interview. King spoke to Yahoo Movies about 1922 as well as the many other »

- MovieWeb

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Composers for Marvel’s TV Universe Strike a Different Chord

23 August 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Traditionally, when comic-book super-heroes are adapted for the screen, they are accompanied by big orchestras playing heroic themes. Think John Williams’ “Superman” theme or Danny Elfman’s “Spider-Man” music.

For its TV series, however, Marvel has thrown out the old rulebook. Like the Marvel Universe itself, not every hero is alike; some of them don’t even wear colorful costumes. No fewer than 13 series based on Marvel Comics are either on the air now or will be by this time next year, and their scores are as diverse as the characters themselves.

“I love what Marvel has done,” says Dawn Soler, senior vice-president for music for ABC Studios, which oversees most of the Marvel series. “They are not locking into a ‘Marvel sound.’ Super-heroes are becoming a different thing than they were way back when. They are worlds apart. Every score is different.”

The approaches vary widely, from the psychedelic colors of “Legion” to the noirish »

- Jon Burlingame

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Netflix Sets Premiere Date for Stephen King’s ‘1922’; First Images

21 August 2017 1:29 PM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Netflix has just announced an October 20, 2017, release for 1922, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novella that follows the events after a man kills his wife. Thomas Jane (The Punisher, The Mist) and Molly Parker (The 9th Life of Louis Drax, The Road) stars in the adaptation with Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard, Brian D’Arcy […] »

- Brad Miska

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"The Punisher" - New Footage

21 August 2017 11:31 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new footage of "The Walking Dead" actor Jon Bernthal as "The Punisher", in a new stand-alone Marvel TV/Netflix series, to be released as 13 hour-long episodes, airing simultaneously "...to encourage 'binge watching'...":

"...former war vet 'Frank Castle' is haunted, then hunted after the murder of his family...

"...becoming a vigilante known in the criminal underworld as the 'Punisher", who fights crime and injustice by all means necessary..."

Created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, "The Punisher" is set in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' (McU)...

...produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios.

Created by writer Gerry Conway and illustrators John Romita, Sr., Ross Andru, 'The Punisher' debuted in Marvel Comics'  "The Amazing Spider-Man #129 (Feb. 1974) as a ruthless vigilante who employs murder, kidnapping and extortion in his 'war on crime'.

"Driven by the deaths of his wife and two children, »

- Michael Stevens

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The Punisher: the legacy of Marvel's first superhero film

20 August 2017 7:09 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mike Cecchini Aug 24, 2017

The Punisher, starring Dolph Lundgren, was the first Marvel superhero movie. It's not as bad as you've heard...

1989's The Punisher is Marvel's first superhero movie.

When you see it written out this way, it is really weird, isn't it? But it's true. The Punisher, the 1989 movie starring Dolph Lundgren as Marvel's premiere vigilante, really is the first Marvel superhero movie. While other Marvel superheroes (most notably Hulk and Spider-Man) had shown up in TV movies and series, they weren't big screen concerns. The 1944 Captain America movie serial doesn't count, because it's a serial not a feature film.  The 1986 Howard the Duck movie is technically the first Marvel film, but he isn't a superhero. None of 'em tick all the appropriate boxes. The Punisher, for better or worse, does.

The Punisher was written by Boaz Yakin (who eventually went on to direct Remember The Titans and co-write »

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The Week in Spandex – Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, The Defenders, The Punisher, Justice League, Wonder Woman 2, Deadpool 2, Batman and Harley Quinn sex scene

19 August 2017 8:32 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Silver & Black, Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, The Defenders, The Punisher, Jessica Jones, Inhumans, Runaways, Cloak & Dagger, Deadpool 2, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Fantastic Four, The Gifted, Justice League, The Batman, Wonder Woman 2, Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Gotham, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Batman and Harley Quinn, Batman vs. Two-Face, Hellboy, Quantum and Woody and more…

We’ll start things off in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this week, seeing as we’ve had a new international trailer for Marvel’s third superhero movie release of the year, Thor: Ragnarok, which also gave us our first look at Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange in the cosmic threequel [watch it here]. On top of that, Marvel also unveiled new images featuring the likes of Thor Chris Hemsworth), Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo »

- Gary Collinson

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The ‘Inside’ Remake Gets European Release

17 August 2017 1:56 PM, PDT | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

With screenplay by Jaume Balagueró ([Rec]) and director Miguel Ángel Vivas’ usual collaborator Manu Díez, the Inside remake stars Rachel Nichols (The Loop, Tokarev, Fantastic Four) and Laura Harring (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire, Love in the Time of Cholera, The Punisher), who are both featured in these new images. The film is set to premiere at the upcoming FrightFest in London, although Bloody reader Fabien […] »

- Brad Miska

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Jon Bernthal Fought To Keep The Punisher From Getting Too “Heroic”

14 August 2017 3:44 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Frank Castle, Aka the Punisher, is one of the most popular anti-heroes in the Marvel universe, mainly because his code of conduct and moral outlook is so different from the likes of the Avengers. Whereas they believe in saving lives and justice, the Punisher uses lethal force to get the bad guys off the streets. He’s not a wise-cracker or a charmer, and we’re not really meant to like him, but he does get the job done.

Thankfully, it seems that the man who’s currently bringing him to life on screen, Jon Bernthal, totally understands that about the character. While speaking to MovieFone, the actor revealed that he campaigned on set to keep Frank from getting too “heroic” in his upcoming spinoff series, The Punisher

“It’s an interesting predicament. To put [the Punisher] as the central character is interesting, I think that my big struggle with him »

- Christian Bone

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