J. August Richards
There's plenty of surprises in store when Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns in February: Deathlok and Lorelei are coming to town!
Die-hard Marvel comic fans may have already figured this out — what with Mike Peterson (J. August Richards) losing his leg and gaining the high-tech eye — but he will soon be transformed into the infamous cyborg Deathlok, S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producer Jeph Loeb told reporters on the set of the ABC series Thursday. Deathlok will make his first appearance on...
Clark Gregg and Ming-Na Wen
One day it's a punctured plane, the next a horde of Peruvian rebels blasting AK-47s, the next a mad scientist or a serial killer. There always seems to be danger in the air on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., though that's not the case right now. What's wafting through the show's Los Angeles soundstage is the unmistakable scent of love.
The cast of the ABC action-fantasy series has gathered on the Bus — a high-tech megajet — to shoot a scene that finds the government agents regrouping after a particularly rough mission. Black-ops specialist Grant Ward (Brett Dalton) came damn close to losing his life and was saved by, of all people, meek engineer Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker). Hacker chick...
Marve's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Few captive audiences present as treacherous a minefield as the Television Critics Association, whose members are conditioned not to applaud or otherwise act like fans on those rare occasions during a press tour when a pilot episode is screened for the entire group for the first time. (Those of us with long memories remember when such events have backfired, most notably in my experience with the ...
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel
Disney Channel's Phineas and Ferb help Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor and Iron Man save the world in the crossover TV special Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel, set to debut Friday, Aug. 16 at 8/7c.
Disney Channel SVOD and WATCH Disney Channel users will be given a first look at the special beginning Monday, Aug. 12. Starting Saturday, Aug. 17, the special will be available for download on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video Store and Microsoft Xbox.
The big screen isn't the only place to find your favorite superheroes this summer. Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow will kick some bad-guy butt as the stars of a new animated series, Disney XD's Marvel's Avengers Assemble. "People will be blown away," promises Jeph Loeb, the head of Marvel Television, who stresses that these episodes have been made with passion and care. "Our job is to create stories that make your heart race, to re-create that feeling you get when you first open the comic book."
The villains are multiplying on Ultimate Spider-Man this season, but in the Feb. 10 episode of the Disney XD toon, our friendly neighborhood web slinger will have a hard enough time just getting along with one of the good guys. Hawkeye, the Avengers' moody, gruff archer, makes his debut — and he and Spidey aren't exactly super friends.
"Spider-Man is in a lot of...
"With great power comes great responsibility" is the iconic mantra of Spider-Man. But when the web-slinging superhero returns for the second season of his animated Disney XD series, he might have to change that to "With great responsibility comes great responsibility." That's according to Jeph Loeb, Marvel Entertainment's head of television, who promises that Ultimate Spider-Man will feature more heroes, more villains and more roommates, starting with special back-to-back episodes Monday night at 7/6c. (The show returns to its Sunday morning slot on Jan. 27 at 11am/10c.)
ABC has ordered a pilot S.H.I.E.L.D., a live-action TV series from Joss Whedon based on the Marvel peacekeeping organization, Deadline reports.
S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for...
Marvel has long dominated comic books and movies — as most recently witnessed by the colossal box office for The Avengers movie — and now the superhero company is making their mark in television. On Monday Disney XD announced a second season pick-up for Ultimate Spider-Man, the network's highest-rated animated series.
One of the world's most popular superheroes, Spider-Man has starred in at least half a dozen cartoon series (and one live-action show) over the last 45 years. The latest version, Disney XD's Ultimate Spider Man, premieres Sunday and puts a new spin on the famed webslinger by placing him in a universe with other Marvel Comics characters.