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A Look at the History and Importance of Doc Savage, the #WorldsFirstSuperhero

The Rock-tor is In.

Let's begin with some names you probably know already: Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson and Shane Black, director of The Predator and Iron Man 3. It was recently announced that these two are working on a film about Doc Savage, whose name you might know, but could be forgiven for not recognizing. Even Johnson himself felt the need to reintroduce the character to his fans while discussing the new movie on Instagram.

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Review: The Nice Guys, the First Great Comedy of Summer

5 out of 5 Stars

I know, we’re pretty much a month from the calendar’s official start of summer. But at this point in the movie release schedule, we’re about to be in full swing. And so far, we have three comedy films which will be competing for funniest comedy of the year

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Iron Man 3 Villain Role Originally Written for Woman, Changed for Merchandising

Iron Man 3 director Shane Black revealed that the role of Aldrich Killian, the villain in the movie, was originally written for a woman.

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Shane Black Says His Predator Will Be A Super-Cool Sequel, Not A Reboot

But...but I'm already at the chopper!

Shane Black has clarified reports that he will be rebooting the 1987 Predator, saying his addition to the franchise will instead be an entirely new story mining the creatures' "rich mythology." So...female Predators? That's what you're telling us, right, Black?

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If It Makes Money, We Will Reboot It: Predator And Doc Savage Updates

Quick, everyone, cover yourselves in mud!

A Predator reboot and more Chris Hemsworth for my (heat-seeking) eyeballs? To what do I owe the pleasure?

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Iron Man 3‘s Rebecca Hall Is Sort of Like a “Female Robert Downey Jr.” Go On…

Gender Bendery

"We needed a snappy and exciting actor to play the part, and not make it this 'female scientist who takes off her glasses and suddenly she's beautiful!' There's a certain element about her being the female Robert Downey Jr in a way." —Director Shane Black on Rebecca Hall, who plays scientist Maya Hansen in Iron Man 3. (via: ComicBookMovie) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Looks Like Gwyneth Paltrow Will Wear Armor In Iron Man 3!

Yes. Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes. Yes.

Marvel Entertainment International President Simon Philips recently gave a talk in São Paulo, Brazil and said something he probably shouldn't have. Apparently Tony Stark isn't the only wearing armor in Iron Man 3 - Pepper Potts is suiting up!

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Iron Man 3 Casting News: Jessica Chastain and Guy Pearce Join This Behemoth Marvel Movie


We have some casting announcements for Iron Man 3, and yes, everyone is going to be in this movie. Yup. All of the actors are getting roles in Iron Man 3, and all of the actors who were in the second movie are back for the third one. It is shaping up to be the most partytime awesome crowd in a Marvel movie, ever: because now, Jessica Chastain and Guy Pearce have signed on. Surely there will also be room for Ben Stiller so he can meet his six-movies-per-year quota.

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Shane Black Will Write and Direct Iron Man 3, Making It a Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Reunion!

hold on to your butts

After a lackluster Part 2, the Iron Man franchise will be rejuvenated thanks to Hollywood wunderkind Shane Black, a guy who not only gets along great with his new star Robert Downey Jr., but a guy who can write successful blockbuster screenplays in six weeks time. The two first worked together on Black's first directorial effort, 2005's Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, which had a $15 million budget and was about a petty criminal who accidentally finds himself cast in a Hollywood film. Obviously, none of that will come into play for a Marvel movie, but it proves that the team of Black & Downey is a very, very fun one.

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