Three New Members Added to the Cast of Marvel’s Luke Cage

Three New Members Added to the Cast of Marvel’s Luke Cage

With filming underway for the first season of Marvel’s Luke Cage, we are now starting to see the cast fill out a little bit more. According to Deadline, Theo Rossi has been cast as a villain on the series, Rosario Dawson will reprise her role as Claire Temple, and Simone Missick has been cast as Misty Knight who will appear as a police detective that reluctantly teams-up with Luke Cage. Claire Temple who first appeared in season one of Daredevil, is also…

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Marvel Studios Separated From Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Studios Separated From Marvel Entertainment

After reported “years of frustration,” Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will now report directly to Disney Studio Chief Alan Horn instead of Marvel Entertainment CEO Ike Perlmutter. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios often fell under the scrutinized thumb of Perlmutter, who is supposedly infamous for his extreme frugality, but this change will now see the highly profitable studio doing more under the arm of Walt Disney Studios. “Marvel Studios is taking the next logical step…

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Fan-Made Teaser Poster for Netflix’s AKA JESSICA JONES Blows Up Internet

Fan-Made Teaser Poster for Netflix’s AKA JESSICA JONES Blows Up Internet

Not content to rest on their laurels after the smash success of Daredevil, Marvel and Netflix are beginning the proverbial full-court press with publicity for the upcoming AKA Jessica Jones series. Today the first teaser poster hit the internet, showcasing the show’s lead actress Krysten Ritter as Jessica herself. [CORRECTION: According to a post on Brian Michael Bendis’ Tumblr, this is NOT AN OFFICIAL POSTER, but an exceedingly well-made fan creation. We apologize to anyone who…

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Drew Goddard in talks to direct Sony’s Sinister Six Film

Drew Goddard in talks to direct Sony’s Sinister Six Film

Variety.com is reporting that Drew Goddard is in negotiations to direct that Amazing Spiderman spin-off,which is slated for release at some point in 2016. Apparently, Goddard has already had a pass at the script for the Sinister Six. Writer/director Drew Goddard first came to my attention with The Cabin in the Woods, which is a great deconstruction the horror genre. He is also a Joss Whedon protege with great nerd credits having written for Buffy…

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Marvel’s DEFENDERS Brings 3000 Jobs to NYC

Marvel’s DEFENDERS Brings 3000 Jobs to NYC

Westchester County Business Journal‘s Jennifer Bissell reports that Marvel Studios’ forthcoming Defenders project, which will be released in thirteen-episode chunks on Netflix, will provide a sizable boost to the local economy. Originally announced in November, the four-series project (which includes Defenders, Daredevil, Luke Cage/Iron Fist, and AKA Jessica Jones) will be the “largest film or TV production project in the state’s history” and will provide three thousand jobs for cast and production staff. The city has struggled…

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POINT OF ENTRY: Alias

POINT OF ENTRY: Alias

I was assigned Alias because of Marvel’s and Netflix’s big hook up. Jessica Jones is supposed to be visiting our Netflix queues in the near future, so Josh had me check it out. I have a sneaking suspicion he may have also given me this to have me check out a strong female lead character. If you read Comic Squabble you’ll know that I get all up in arms about having the majority of the…

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POLL: Which Marvel/Netflix Series Are YOU Most Excited For?

POLL: Which Marvel/Netflix Series Are YOU Most Excited For?

With the announcement this morning of Marvel’s partnership with Netflix for a five-series slate of comic book properties, the internet has been abuzz with speculation, jubilation, and consternation at the line-up. We want to know what our readers here at Capeless think! Which show are you most excited for? Vote in the poll and expand your thoughts in the comments! —– Josh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He also hosts the…

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Marvel and Netflix Bring Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, and Daredevil Together in Live Action

Marvel and Netflix Bring Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, and Daredevil Together in Live Action

Today Marvel Studios announced that they will be partnering with Netflix to develop and release a four-series epic as well as a mini-series featuring characters familiar to many as Marvel Knights. Daredevil, whose rights recently returned to Marvel after lapsing at Fox, has had a live-action outing before with Ben Affleck behind the mask. How Marvel will approach the character as a part of an ensemble should be very different and intriguing to watch. Jessica…

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