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Elizabeth Olsen Has Fallen In Love With 1 New MCU Character
WandaVision star Elizabeth Olsen says there's a new MCU character she wants to work with.
Disney Just Retconned a Major Planet of the Apes Scene
Disney changed a major Planet of the Apes detail in a new Marvel comic.
Disney+ Reveals Mature TV Rating for Marvel’s Next Show
Disney just revealed the surprisingly mature rating for Marvel's next show on the streaming service.
Captain Marvel 2 May Strip Away Brie Larson's MCU Superpowers
The Marvels may take away Captain Marvel's powers in the MCU sequel.
Did Rocket’s Death Just Get Spoiled by a Guardians 3 Actor?
An actor from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 has recently implied Rocket Raccoon will no longer appear in the MCU.
Emilia Clarke Breaks Silence on Playing Captain Marvel Character
Emilia Clarke talks her new MCU role after Marvel revealed the identity of her character.
Marvel Studios Accused of Stealing MCU Directors' Creative Control (Report)
A new report claims Marvel has quite the stronghold over its creative development process.
Marvel Officially Makes Loki an Avenger (Photos)
The latest issue in the 'Avengers Forever' crossover event made Loki part of the iconic superhero team.
Avengers 5 Writer Reveals How the X-Men Influence the New Movie
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty writer Jeff Loveness explains how the iconic X-Men team will impact the next big Marvel mashup.
Will Robert Downey Jr. Appear In Disney+’s Ironheart?
Fans are asking if Robert Downey Jr. will reprise his role as Tony Stark for the upcoming Ironheart Disney+ series.
Black Panther Wakanda Forever Featured a UFC Champion You Probably Missed
UFC Champion Kamara Usman made his MCU debut in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Black Panther 2 Director on Replacing Iron Man Mantle With Ironheart
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever director Ryan Coogler talked about what it meant to bring Ironheart to his MCU sequel.
Henry Cavill Superman Sequel Reportedly Now In Development
One industry insider is claiming that a new Superman movie starring Henry Cavill is in development, and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is to thank for it.
Is Marvel Ruining Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Legacy With Deadpool 3?
Hugh Jackman is coming to the MCU as Wolverine in Deadpool 3. Is Marvel making a mistake?
Marvel Update Has Fans Convinced Robert Downey Jr. Will Return In Armor Wars
Marvel Studios upgraded Don Cheadle's Disney+ series to a feature film, leading many to believe Robert Downey Jr. might make an MCU cameo in Armor Wars.
Marvel Reportedly Recasting William Hurt's MCU Role In Thunderbolts Movie
Following the tragic passing of William Hurt, Marvel has decided to recast the role of Thunderbolt Ross and it's reportedly interested in Harrison Ford.
MCU: 4 Problems Marvel Needs to Fix With Taskmaster In Thunderbolts
Marvel's Taskmaster debuted to mixed reviews in 2021's Black Widow; here's how the character can improve during her next appearance in Thunderbolts.
Marvel Just Confirmed Shrek Exists In the MCU
She-Hulk: Attorney At Law has become so meta it's now calling out the world's most beloved ogre.
MCU Director Found Out About Their 'Phase 5' Movie at Comic-Con
Director James Gunn recently admitted no one told him which Phase of the MCU his third Guardians of the Galaxy film belongs in.
Ms. Marvel Post-Credits Explained: Spider-Man & Young Avengers Connections Teased
Ms. Marvel's surprise mid-credits stinger has big implications for the new hero and her MCU future.
Did Thor 4's New Trailer Just Spoil the Movie's Ending?
Thor: Love and Thunder’s first trailer may show fans how the fourth franchise film ends.
Marvel Rumor Teases Chris Hemsworth's Future After Thor: Love and Thunder
YouTuber John Campea claimed Chris Hemsworth will return as Thor in the MCU after Thor: Love and Thunder.
MCU Theory Connects Moon Knight Magic to Spider-Man: No Way Home
Moon Knight may have just teased another appearance of Marvel’s Multiverse when it used some visuals similar to those seen in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
MCU: 6 Marvel Characters Who Need the R-Rated Treatment on Disney+
With the new TV-MA content available on Disney+, The Direct compiles a list of 6 Marvel characters that deserve an R-rated project on the streaming service.
Spider-Man: No Way Home Gives Tony Stark’s Punishment a Whole New Meaning
The ending of Spider-Man: No Way Home subtly connects to one of Peter Parker’s earliest defining moments in the MCU with Tony Stark.
How Doctor Strange 2 Will Retcon Iron Man 2's Forgotten Illuminati Easter Egg
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has the opportunity to acknowledge one of Iron Man 2’s biggest unresolved Easter eggs.
WandaVision Star Shares Brief Exciting Update on Agatha Harkness Spin-off
WandaVision Star Kathryn Hahn is excited about her new Disney+ show, Agatha: House of Harkness.
Sony's Spider-Man Universe Expands In New Morbius Poster
Sony Pictures unveiled a new promotional poster for their upcoming movie Morbius.
MCU Artist Reveals How Sony Restricted RDJ's Iron Man Suit Design
Longtime Marvel concept artist Phil Saunders has finally shed some more light on why Iron Man’s suit in Spider-Man: Homecoming looked so familiar.
How Spider-Man: No Way Home Explains Doctor Strange's Absence From WandaVision
Spider-Man: No Way Home finally answers the question of why Doctor Strange didn’t get involved in the events of WandaVision.
Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch Receives Special New WandaVision Funko Pop
A new, special-edition WandaVision Funko Pop! was released to celebrate Wanda Maximoff becoming the Scarlet Witch.
Why Spider-Man: No Way Home's Ending Is a Big Problem for the MCU's Multiverse
Peter Parker’s big fix in Spider-Man: No Way Home may have caused a serious Multiverse problem in the MCU.
How Spider-Man: No Way Home Sets Up Iron Man's Disney+ Spin-off, Armor Wars
Spider-Man: No Way Home included an early indication of just how far the Armor Wars Disney+ series will reach.
17 Best Spider-Man Funko Pops Ranked
The Direct has compiled a ranked list of the best-looking Funko Pops celebrating Marvel’s Spider-Man!
Spider-Man: No Way Home Blu-ray Release Window Revealed
An Amazon leak has revealed the expected release date of the Blu-ray copy of Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Spider-Man Star Tom Holland Reveals 2 Female Spin-offs He Wants to See
Spider-Man: No Way Home Stars Tom Holland and Zendaya talk about the spin-offs they want to see most from their MCU franchise.
Spider-Man Leaked Photos of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield get Response From Sony
Sony has officially responded to an incident where a film critic accidentally shared photos of Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield in Spider-Man: No Way Home
6 New Spider-Man: No Way Home Teasers Reveal Tons of New Footage
New footage from half-a-dozen TV spots feature better looks at the characters in Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer Connects Miles Morales' Spider-Verse to the MCU (Theory)
The new trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home cracked open the multiverse and it looks oddly familiar.
Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye & More Receive New Funkos Ahead of Disney+ Shows
A new Funko Pop! for the Hawkeye Disney+ series showcases Clint Barton with some new gear.