Edgar Wright Is No Longer Directing Marvel's 'Ant-Man'
by Bradford Evans Director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, The World's End) is leaving Marvel's Ant-Man. Here's the statement from Marvel and Wright announcing his departure (via The Wrap): Marvel and Edgar Wright jointly announced today that the studio and director have parted ways on Ant-Man due ... [Read More]
5 best pieces of “Bob’s Burgers” fan art
Bob’s Burgers is one of the best animated shows on TV right now. The Belcher gang is quickly becoming America’s favorite family. Like any cult show, Bob’s has inspired many artists to create their own Belcher family fan art and the results have been amazing. The writers of the show... [Read More]
Paul Rudd to Star in Marvel's 'Ant-Man' for Director Edgar Wright
by Megh Wright Paul Rudd is Marvel's next big-screen superhero. According to Variety, Rudd is now in early negotiations to star in the upcoming Ant-Man movie directed by Edgar Wright and co-written by Joe Cornish. According to Wright, Ant-Man will be a little different than the average superhero ori... [Read More]
Mike Schur Says 'Parks and Rec' Won't Acknowledge Chris Pratt's New Superhero Body
by Bradford Evans Parks and Recreation actor Chris Pratt is preparing to star in the new Marvel superhero movie Guardians of the Galaxy, and last week, he tweeted this photo of his absurdly muscular new superhero body after six months of working out and not drinking beer. TV Guide asked Parks a... [Read More]
Chris Pratt from Parks and Recreation cast as badass Marvel Comics super hero Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy
If it wasn’t for his type-cast-breaking role in the Oscar-nomiated Zero Dark Thirty last year, we’d be even more surprised by this bit of casting news than we already are. Chris Pratt, known by comedy fans as the lovable, in-love and goof... [Read More]
Whitest Kids U'Know, Channel 101, Marvel Comics and URDB headline 7th SketchFest NYC this June
SketchFest NYC has announced featured acts for its upcoming seventh annual celebration of comedy, to be held June 8-11, 2011, at the UCB Theatre. Regular UCB staples such as CollegeHumor Live and The Rejection Show will have slots in the lineup, with... [Read More]
Geek fight: NBC and Marvel Comics face off over '30 Rock' episode; Marvel demands gift from Tina Fey
The writers and producers of NBC's "30 Rock" are as big villains as the Green Goblin and Dr. Doom in the offices of Marvel Comics. On the March 17 episode of the hit sitcom, Frank Rossitano, played by Judah Friedlander, drops a near mint copy of a comic book into a deep fryer to prove his love to his former teacher (Susan Sarandon). It was comedy gold, unless you're a comic book geek, in which case it's a Sacriligous desecration. So in response Marvel has retaliated with an open letter to NBC on... [Read More]
Doctor Doom: Tyrant, Villain And… Stand-Up Comedian? (video) | Mtv
We all know about Victor Von Doom's long and villainous history as the primary nemesis of The Fantastic Four, but have you heard his stand-up comedy routine? In a clip that's been making the rounds online, the infamous Marvel Comics character appears to make a surprise visit to a Baltimore club's monthly comedy show. [Read More]
Bill Hader and Seth Meyers Wrote a Spider-Man Comic | Comedy Central Insider
"As most things do, it started over drinks," [Spider-man editor Stephen] Wacker told MTV News when asked how the collaboration kicked off. According to the Marvel editor, Hader and Meyers attended a recent Marvel holiday party, one thing led to another, and months later, a Spidey one-shot was born. [Read More]