Today’s collective of news and information includes the following TV and movies – The 100, Agents of SHIELD, Ant-Man, Arrow, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, Doctor Who, The Flash, Iron Man 3, Star Trek 3, Supernatural and The Vampire Dairies.
The 100 (Season 2 spoilers)
The 100 from The CW was a surprising show. I found I enjoyed the premise and followed it through the entire first season. The show was renewed and now there will be a new way to approach the story now that…
SPOILERS for time-shifted viewers
Now that the Ark was blown out of orbit, everyone will be scattered, both the ground brats and Ark survivors. If there are any.
Agents of SHIELD (casting and story)
Remember in the last season finale, in the closing scenes, Agent Coulson was scribbling a weird diagram or equation on the wall? Well, now it’s showing up on billboards around town:
Did you hear that Lucy Lawless is joining the cast?
Ant-Man (Casting and movie news)
So with Edgar Wright leaving/being booted off the project, is anyone still going to see the movie? My guess is yes.
Marvel’s Ant-Man started filming in San Francisco, and they’ve added cast to the feature… Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, T.I., Gregg Turkington, Wood Harris, Abby Ryder Fortson, and John Slattery. Hmm. Slattery plays Howard Stark in previous Marvel films. I wonder what’s up there?
Ant-Man will be directed by Peyton Reed. Wait? Who? He’s directed such “smash” hits as Black Dynamite, Yes Man, The Break-Up, Bring it On and Bull Durham. This might give us an idea of the feel of the film, if you’ve seen any of his previous work.
Word on the streets are saying that Evangeline Lilly is in the film.
Arrow (Story spoilers)
In the upcoming season of Arrow, starring Stephen Amell, the ongoing struggle with Oliver will be if he can be both Oliver Queen and Arrow. And with that in mind, he’ll also have to deal with a fairly popular bad guy, Ra’s al Ghul.
Ghul is more commonly associated with Batman, but this could be a perfect fit for bad guy to good guy, with these two.
We will also probably be seeing the Huntress and Suicide Squad again.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (Casting and Story rumor/spoilers)
According to SPOILER rumors, The Hulk will end up on a Quin Jet and finding himself jettisoned into space. Which is interesting. Marvel has been denying any Planet Hulk movie or story every time it comes up. But in the comics when Hulk is being jettisoned into space by the Avengers, that’s where he ends up.
We’ll see if this is a stupid or true rumor when the time comes. Are they denying to keep most folks off their scent or is there a different story in mind for the big green guy? Or, is this merely bull-hokey?
On the bright side, Hayley Atwell will be returning as Peggy Carter.
Marvel’s Daredevil on NETFLIX (Story)
Hey, if you’re wondering about the look and feel of the Daredevil series on Netflix, showrunner Steven S. DeKnight said it will have a 1970’s gritty feel to it.
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