Marvel

  • Channing Tatum wishes to play the card-throwing, suave X Man, Gambit 17-04-2014 08:02 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Channing Tatum has entered discussions with the producers of 'X-Men' about playing the role of Gambit. The 33-year-old '21 Jump Street' star has confirmed meeting the film's producer Lauren Shuler Donner, who had earlier revealed that she wanted the actor to play the Cajun mutant for a...
  • Twitter just got a little bit more awesome. 'Ironman', aka Robert Downey Jr, just joined Twitter with hilarious beginner's tweets 12-04-2014 07:57 AM

    "Loving all the love, folks. It's been a blast. Though can somebody please explain how anyone can keep their thoughts to 140 characters or le." If you still don't know who tweeted that early today, you aren't into your superheroes. Every movie fan's secret wish has been answered. Robert Downey...
  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe 11-04-2014 04:59 PM

    In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. In order to evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a group of misfits including Gamora, Rocket, Drax the Destroyer,...
  • 'Captain America' becomes box office hero; sets April records at USD 96.2 million 08-04-2014 10:05 AM

    Los Angeles: It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. The comic-book-adapted sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel...
  • Would love to play the bad guy: Chris Evans 03-04-2014 11:35 AM

    Reuters: With a suit of stars and stripes, and a loyal Marvel fan base behind him, actor Chris Evans once again brandishes the shield of superhero Captain America in a new film. In real life, the actor finds himself at odds with the demands of fame. Walt Disney Co's Marvel...
  • Chris Evans ready to give up acting for directing movies 26-03-2014 06:18 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Captain America' fame actor Chris Evans has hinted that he is ready to give up acting for directing. The actor makes his directorial debut with upcoming movie '1:30 Train'. When asked when he plans to hang up his 'Captain America' shield, he said: "That's a good question. We...
  • Actor Paul Rudd to star as 'Ant-Man,' Marvel action hero 20-12-2013 10:56 AM

    Disney-owned Marvel Studios said on Thursday it has cast 'Anchorman 2' and 'This is 40' actor Paul Rudd to play the lead role in 'Ant-Man,' the next hero in its stable of comic book characters to go to the big screen. Marvel said the choice of Rudd, 44, reflected the...
  • Hollywood Friday: Hugh Jackman returns with 'The Wolverine' 26-07-2013 03:30 PM

    One of Marvel Comics' most loved character Wolverine is back. Part of the 'X-Men' series, actor Hugh Jackman is all set to reprise the role for the second time. ...
  • Top 10 Facebook games of 2012 30-12-2012 02:38 PM

    In the social games world this year we saw the emergence of new categories of games. It was the most diverse and global year for social games to date - for those on Facebook.com, as well as games built with Facebook for iPhone, iPad and Android. Based on games that launched in 2012 and received the highest star ratings from players and engagement levels over the course of the year, here is a list of the top 10 Facebook games of 2012.SongPop (FreshPlanet) - The music trivia game SongPop was the crowd favourite this year.Dragon City (Social Point) -  The social mobile game Dragon City came in at second. It is a new game where you breed your own dragons and create a fantastic world of magical islands. You can also combat against your friends with you team of dragons. Join the fairytale fun and hatch a dragon egg.
  • Boosted by relaunch, DC overtakes Marvel 05-11-2011 01:44 PM

    Philadelphia: Call it a relaunch bump and jump. DC Comics overtook long-time rival Marvel for the first time since 2002 after figures for October sales of comic books showed the publisher of relaunched versions of Superman, Batman, the Flash and others, gathering 51 percent of the market share for the...
  • New Spider-Man is half-Latino 03-08-2011 02:04 PM

    New York: Marvel Comics revealed on Tuesday that the heir to the Spider-Man costume following the death of Peter Parker will be Miles Morales, a teenager of half-Hispanic and half-black origin who will protect New York from the bad guys starting Wednesday, when "Ultimate Comics Fallout #4" hits the magazine...
  • Marvel artist Kirby's heirs lose copyright claim 29-07-2011 02:10 PM

    New York: A federal judge ruled on Thursday that influential comic book artist Jack Kirby's creations such as the Fantastic Four and the Hulk belong to Marvel Entertainment, and not his heirs. The decision in New York by District Judge Colleen McMahon scuttles a copyright claim by Kirby's heirs that...
  • Spiderman creator eyes Chinese comic fans 04-07-2011 06:05 PM

    Hong Kong: Stan Lee wants to see the likes of Spiderman and the X-Men weaving between skyscrapers in Shanghai and battling enemies on the Great Wall. The comic book legend has announced a joint venture with a Hong Kong investment company that aims to roll out a new superhero franchise...
  • Marvel Comics to kill off 'Ultimate' Spiderman 22-06-2011 12:32 PM

    Philadelphia: The lights are going out for Peter Parker, the high school student bitten by a radioactive spider whose wall-crawling and web-slinging antics have made him a touchstone of Marvel Comics' universe of heroes and villains. The publisher said on Tuesday that Parker's alter ego, Spiderman, will die, finally succumbing...
  • X-Men poised to return to Marvel 16-06-2011 07:28 PM

    Philadelphia: The Uncanny X-Men, soon to end in just a few more issues, won't be gone for long. Two new titles will replace Marvel Comics' longest-running current series in November as it draws a 48-year run to a close with issue No. 544. In what the publisher is calling "X-Men...
  • So long, Peter Parker, red-and-blue Spidey suit 19-04-2011 10:55 AM

    Philadelphia: A new look and a new suit are in store for Ultimate Spider-Man, but the fate of Peter Parker - the awkward teenager who catches thieves like flies - is still a mystery. Marvel Comics said Monday that Parker is taking off the Spidey costume for good as part...
  • Marvel's Captain America fights new foe: Suicide 13-01-2011 12:24 PM

    Philadelphia: Captain America's latest foe is deadlier than the Red Skull: suicide. The character armed with his trademark shield faces off against suicide in a new story that publisher Marvel Entertainment released Wednesday for free through its website and app. The toll-free hotline for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is...
  • Future phones will sense your mood: Intel guru 16-09-2010 11:47 AM

    San Francisco: Ultra-smartphones that react to your moods and televisions that can tell it's you who's watching are in your future as Intel Corp's top technology guru sets his sights on context-aware computing. Chief technology officer Justin Rattner stuffed sensors down his socks at the annual Intel Develop Forum in...
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  • X-Men creator dies in Batman blanket 29-11-2006 04:59 PM

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