Great Odin’s Raven! Today’s Movie Morsels hath enough magic to traverse the Rainbow Bridge and fill the hallowed halls of Asgard itself! That’s because we’ve got the latest on Thor: Ragnarok, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Kubo and the Two Strings, some heretofore unseen concept art for Captain America: Civil War, and much more…
When we last saw the mighty Allfather of Asgard in Thor: The Dark World, he had, unbeknownst to the God of Thunder, been dethroned by Loki, who disguised himself to look like his father and rule in his place. And just where did Thor’s evil brother hide Odin? Well, looking at the latest photo to leak out from the Brisbane set of Thor: Ragnarok, it appears he was sentenced to Midgard’s New York City to live out his days as a homeless man! Then again, maybe I’m reading too much into this new pic of star Anthony Hopkins…
For more Civil War goodness, JoBlo has a deleted scene from the film that can be found on its upcoming Blu-ray release. Though it runs barely more than half a minute, it further develops the character of Zemo and adds to the ambiguity of his family’s status in the film…
We have a casting update for Jason Statham’s upcoming giant shark movie Meg. X-Men: Days of Future Past star Fan Bingbing was forced to drop out of the film because of scheduling issues. So Li Bingbing (no relation, and pictured above in Transformers: Age of Extinction) is now in talks to co-star in director Jon Turteltaub’s March 2, 2018 release.
Finally today… DC Comics’ The Monolith, from writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, has just been picked up by Lionsgate. Dave Wilson, the creative director of Deadpool mastermind Tim Miller’s Blur Studio, is slated to direct this adaptation of the series, about a superheroic Golem from the 1930s set loose on present day Brooklyn.
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