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Which A-List Actor Has Played Six Different Comic Book Characters?

October 19th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
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We've got a guessing game for you.

There are roughly 867,000,000 comic book movies out there, but among them is one actor with quite a few comic notches on his belt.

We'll start with a few clues: this actor is...

A man (which you could probably have guessed from the use of "his" in the previous sentence)

He's been in ten separate comic book films

In those ten films, he's played six different characters

He's got at least two more comic book movies in the pipeline

Give up? Maybe the picture below will help.

Chris Evans!

Despite having never grown up reading comic...
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Marvel's New Captain America Is Black, Thor Is A Woman And There's A 'Superior Iron Man' On The Way

July 18th, 2014 4:15pm EDT
Marvel's New Captain America Is Black, Thor Is A Woman And There
Marvel comics has been rolling out some major new changes lately by announcing on Wednesday that in a new Thor series the titular character will now be a woman (not She-Thor, mind you, just 'Thor'). With the previous Thor no longer worthy of carrying his hammer Mjolnir, a mysterious new character will now take the mantle of the mightiest Avenger.

With the new Thor news comes a big change to another Avenger -- Captain America.

Marvel also announced on Wednesday that there will be a new Captain, this time sidekick Sam Wilson, aka The Falcon, will carry the red, white and blue shield after S...
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11 Controversial Comic Book Movie Castings

March 19th, 2014 1:01pm EDT
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As a comic book nerd, nothing is worse than seeing a poor attempt at a movie adaptation of one of your beloved super heroes. So one could understand why so many casting decisions in comic book films create a controversy. Here are 11 controversial comic book movie castings:

Idris Elba - Heimdall in Thor. In what will be an occurring theme in this list, Elba's casting as Asgard Sentry Heimdall was a controversy only because of the color of this skin. Several white supremacist groups employ Norse mythology, so the perceived slight was twofold for them. In the end, the boycott attempts failed ...
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Hayley Atwell Lands Starring Role In 'Captain America' TV Spin-Off

January 2nd, 2014 11:41am EST
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British actress Hayley Atwell has landed the lead role in a new TV show based on Captain America.

The 31 year-old star, who played the superhero's love interest Peggy Carter in 2011 movie Captain America: The First Avenger, has been cast in a new series called Agent Carter, which is due to hit television screens across the country. by the end of the year.

A source tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "This is a massive deal for both Hayley and Marvel comic fans. It's Marvel's major project of 2014, and it will be a big budget production. Hayley is absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity an...
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Disney And Marvel To Bring 'Daredevil' Series To Netflix

November 8th, 2013 2:24pm EST
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Disney and Netflix announced a new deal on Thursday that will bring four new series featuring Marvel superheroes, inlcuding Daredevil, to the streaming video service.

The live-action adventures of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage will be told through four new 13-episode shows beginning in 2015. The shows will all lead into special miniseries "The Defenders," which will feature all four heroes that hail from Hell's Kitchen, New York.

"This deal is unparalleled in its scope and size, and reinforces our commitment to deliver Marvel's brand, content and characters across all ...
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Must See: First Trailer For 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

October 24th, 2013 10:01pm EDT
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With the mighty Thor returning to the big screen in just over two weeks, Marvel studios has decided that one Avenger isn't enough for fans -- so they've dropped the first trailer for Spring 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier upon us, too.

The film, which hits theaters on April 4, follows the events of 2012's The Avengers. Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans), has been living in Washington, D.C., adjusting to the modern world when S.H.I.E.L.D. operative Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) is attacked and a new plot putting the world in danger surfaces.

The Captain teams up wit...
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Comic Con 2013: Superman & Batman Movie, 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' And 'Avengers 2' Dominate

July 22nd, 2013 6:02pm EDT
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Saturday was a huge day at this year's Comic Con, especially for Marvel studios.

The superhero movie-making factory had quite a few announcements to make, sending fans who were there (and who weren't there) into a frenzy over what's coming in the next two years.

To start, actor Tom Hiddleston reprised his role as Loki from "The Avengers," and the upcoming "Thor: The Dark World," trying hard to keep a straight face while in character to present the trailer for the "Thor" sequel.

Marvel also previewed next summer's sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and the highly anticipated "Gu...
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'Star Wars Episode VII' Trailer Brings In Buzz, Woody & 'The Avengers'

November 5th, 2012 2:01pm EST
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Taiwan's Next Media Animation (NMA) studios released another fantastic video last week, this one called "Star Wars Episode 7 Official Trailer."

The crazy video studio, based in Taipei, Taiwan, brings international news to a whole new level by not only reporting on all the latest stories, but providing some hilarious visuals as well through computer animation. Who needs cute girls in front of green screens?

The Star Wars video starts with a guy smoking a cigar dressed as Mickey Mouse sitting with George Lucas and a girl dressed as slave Princess Leia on a couch at a stripclub, while a woma...
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'The Avengers' Dwarfs A Strong Opening From 'Dark Shadows' & Passes the $1 Billion Mark Globally

May 13th, 2012 10:35pm EDT
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The Avengers has again made U.S. box office history after becoming the first film to rake in $100 million during its second weekend.

The Marvel action epic, which boasts an all-star cast of Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, and Scarlett Johansson, smashed records after hauling in a massive $200.3 million in its first three days of release, besting Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, which grossed $169 million when it hit theaters in July.

And the superhero blockbuster continued to impress for the second week in a row with earnings of $103.2 million, fending off competition from Joh...
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Hulk Smash! 'The Avengers' Crushes Box Office Records With Biggest Opening Of All Time

May 7th, 2012 8:41am EDT
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"The Avengers" shattered box office records by becoming the first film ever to break the $200 million mark in its opening weekend. The film is projected to have made $200.3 million since its midnight release on Friday, May 4.

The movie ties together such characters as Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) for a big-screen franchise team-up like no other.

"The Avengers" slides "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," into second place in the record books. It earned $169 millio...
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'Avengers' Superhero Marathon To Get Fans Ready Thursday! - Bruin Theater Westwood

April 30th, 2012 3:22pm EDT
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Wanna be prepared for the Thursday night midnight arrival of the much anticipated "Avengers" in movie geek style? Welcome to the Avengers Marvel Superhero Marathon!

That’s right folks! Out in glorious Westwood, California at the famed Regency Bruin Theater we’re celebrating the arrival of the Joss Whedon helmed action yarn with a big screen recap of all the flicks leading up to "The Avengers" for one night May 3 only starting at 11:00am!

What? All five flicks of "Iron Man," "Iron Man 2," "The Incredible Hulk," "Captain America" and "Thor" not enough? Not even getting a preferre...
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'Captain America' Memorabilia Sells For Big Bucks

April 17th, 2012 9:16am EDT
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Fans of Captain America and the Avengers turned out in their droves for a rare sale of memorabilia linked to the superhero in Chicago, Illinois, over the weekend.

Profiles in History's "Captain America: The First Avenger" auction was a huge success with 217 of the 219 items snapped up for a total $1.1 million.

Some of the highlights included the "Captain America" Hero Costume, which Chris Evans wore in advertising and promotional materials for the 2011 film, and the original full-scale screen-used Mark II Autopsy suit from "Iron Man 2." The former went under the hammer for $228,000 and th...
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Chris Evans Feared A 'Captain America' Flop

April 10th, 2012 10:10pm EDT
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Chris Evans feared for his career if last year's superhero blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger flopped because he had already made "quite a few stinkers".

The Hollywood hunk reprises his role as Captain America for upcoming superhero movie The Avengers, following the financial success of his debut outing as the shield-wielding adventurer.

However, he is still coming to terms with starring in such a big box office hit following a series of under performing films.

He tells Hong Kong's Prestige magazine, "I'm surprised by any movie that is successful. At this point I've made a lo...
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Emily Blunt Turned Down Roles In 'Iron Man 2' And 'Captain America'

March 5th, 2012 6:36pm EST
Emily Blunt
Actress Emily Blunt turned down roles in Iron Man 2 and Captain America: The First Avenger because she refused to play a beautiful but brainless sidekick.

The Devil Wears Prada star was offered parts in both blockbuster superhero films but, as neither movie presented a challenge to her, she said no.

She tells New York Magazine, "Usually the female parts in a superhero film feel thankless: She's the pill girlfriend while the guys are whizzing around saving the world.

"I didn't do the other ones because the part wasn't very good or the timing wasn't right, but I'm open to any kind of genre...
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'Deathly Hallows: Part 2' And 'Hugo' Dominate 2012 Saturn Award Nominations

February 29th, 2012 9:57am EST
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The final Harry Potter movie and Martin Scorsese's Hugo will lead the way at the 2012 Saturn Awards after scooping 10 nominations apiece.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and Hugo will compete with Immortals, The Muppets, Midnight in Paris and Thor to be named Best Fantasy Film at the prize giving, which recognizes achievement in movie genres such as sci-fi and horror.

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams' Super 8 nabbed eight nods and Captain America: The First Avenger scooped seven, while The Adventures of Tintin and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol both picked up six nominations.

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'Tintin' And 'Boardwalk Empire' Lead VES Awards

January 9th, 2012 9:17am EST
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Steven Spielberg's The Adventures Of Tintin and crime drama Boardwalk Empire are leading the film and TV nominations at the upcoming Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards.

The director's animated adventure has scored six nods, with three in the Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Motion Picture category.

Other movies to receive nominations for special effects include Captain America: The First Avenger, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and a host of sequels - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Transformers: Dark of the Moo...
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Chris Evans: 'I Always Want To Do Yoga Because I'm Getting Old'

December 28th, 2011 10:00am EST
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Chris Evans, 30, has vowed to take yoga more seriously in 2012 in a bid to ease his aches and pains.

The "Captain America" hunk admits years of working out to maintain a buff physique have taken their toll on his body, and he plans to do something to get more limber.

He tells WENN, "It's been, like, the same New Year's resolution for, like, a decade, but I really think I'm going to do it this year. I always say I should do more yoga. Or do yoga - more would mean I do some. I've done none.

"But I always want to do yoga because I'm getting old. Nerves are getting pinched every other day, a...
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Captain America Co-Creator Joe Simon Dies

December 15th, 2011 9:19pm EST
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Captain America co-creator Joe Simon has died at the age of 98.

He passed away in New York City on Wednesday after a brief illness.

The writer teamed up with illustrator Jack Kirkby to create a number of heroes and villains for Timely, the forerunner to Marvel Comics, and National Periodicals, the company which later became DC. Their characters included Newsboy Legion, Manhunter and Sandy the Golden Boy.

Captain America debuted in December, 1940.
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Check Out 'Captain America: The First Avenger' On DVD & Blu-ray Oct. 25

October 24th, 2011 6:13am EDT
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Meek U.S. Army soldier Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) takes part in an experimental military program that infuses him with super-human powers and uses his newfound strength to battle the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) in "Captain America: First Avenger," the comic-book adventure from director Joe Johnston ("The Wolfman," "The Rocketeer").

When a terrifying force threatens everyone across the globe, the world’s greatest soldier wages war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by Red Skull. Loaded with fantastic action, stunning visual effects and an awe-inspiring hero imbued with courage, h...
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'Captain America: The First Avenger' Explodes Onto 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD Oct. 25

September 21st, 2011 6:04pm EDT
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Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures introduce the latest addition to the incomparable Marvel Super Hero team with Captain America: The First Avenger, ready for action on high definition Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD October 25, 2011. Called "the best superhero movie ever" (Brian Erdy, CBS-TV), the thrill-packed adventure is a blockbuster hit with audiences worldwide, earning over $350 million at the Global Box Office. When a terrifying force threatens everyone across the globe, the world’s greatest soldier wages war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull. Loaded wit...
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DVD Review: 'Captain America' (1989)

September 2nd, 2011 8:41am EDT
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Chris Evans and his big shield not enough to satisfy your pumped up country pride? Well, then check out the early red, white and blue dude via 1989’s "Captain America" out now from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. The picked apart patriotic plans are below!

Title: "Captain America"

Grade: 2

Cast: Matt Salinger, Kim Gillingham, Ronny Cox

Director: Albert Pyun

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 97 minutes

Release Company: 20th Century Fox

Website: www.foxdvd.com

The Flick: Albert Pyun, the Charles Band of his day, was the helmer on this early 1989 version of "Captain Amer...
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New 'The Avengers' Footage Is Finally Unmasked

August 22nd, 2011 10:27am EDT
'The Avengers' Are Prepared For Next Years Domination
At last month's San Diego Comic Con it came as a surprise that one of the biggest superhero movies to be released next year was more or less absent. However, at this weekend's Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center a preview was displayed showing what will be in store for 'The Avengers.'

Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios, took to the stage to highlight footage of the previous Marvel films, anticipating for the unveiling of the new clip and he confessed that there was only two weeks left of filming.

Some of the A-list cast were present at the panel, including Robert Downe...
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Samuel L. Jackson Donates Movie Tickets To His Church

August 8th, 2011 11:22am EDT
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Samuel L. Jackson gives his movies a boost when they hit theatres by snapping up $2,000 worth of tickets and donating them to his church.

The actor's latest film Captain America: The First Avenger topped the U.S. box office last month, and Jackson admits he gave the movie a helping hand by paying for people in his community to see it.

He tells London's Evening Standard, "If you can't contribute to your own box office, what can you do? Not only do I see it, I actually buy like $2,000 of tickets and give them to the church."

"So at least I can say the movie made at least $2,000 in the o...
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'Cowboys & Aliens' & 'Smurfs' Tie At Weekend Box Office

August 1st, 2011 8:30am EDT
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"Cowboys & Aliens" and family fun movie "The Smurfs" have tied for the box office top spot - both films opened at the weekend with $36.2 million.

"Captain America: The First Avenger" didn't have enough power to hold onto last week's number one - it fell to third place with $24.9 million.

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" raked in $21.9 million to land fourth place, and Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell's new romantic comedy "Crazy, Stupid, Love," rounded out the top five after premiering with $19.3 million.
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Summer Superhero Recap: What Worked, What Didn't, What Comes Next

July 25th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Summer Superhero Recap 2011
Now that Captain America has slung his mighty shield across the cineplexes, 2011’s summer superhero quadrumvirate—Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern and Cap—is ripe for a recap: What worked, what didn’t, and most importantly, what comes next? (Oh, and even though they bested all four DC and Marvel characters at the box office, we’re not counting the Transformers or Harry Potter, okay?)

THOR

Released: May 6. Worldwide box office to date: ~$444 million. Rotten Tomatoes rating: 6.7/10

Marvel Comics’ God of Thunder kicked off the superhero summer in a film directed by the Shakespeare...
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'Captain America' Replaces 'Harry Potter' At Top Of Box Office

July 25th, 2011 8:50am EDT
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Captain America has broken the spell of Harry Potter and powered his way to the top of the box office chart with an opening weekend haul of $65.8 million.

The new Hollywood blockbuster, starring Chris Evans as the patriotic superhero, replaces Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 at number one, with the eighth and final installment of the boy wizard franchise slipping into second place.

The magic of Potter is still going strong - the film made $48 million in its second week on release, boosting its total U.S. takings to $274.1 million.

Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake's romantic ...
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Review: 'Captain America' Satisfies Your Summer Superhero Craving

July 23rd, 2011 10:30am EDT
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If you thought “Thor” was too Shakespearean, but “Green Lantern” was not substantial enough, “Captain America: The First Avenger” will be a delightful middle ground. Joe Johnston’s entertaining tale has humor, action, and just the right amount of camp to satisfy your summer superhero craving.

The year is 1943—World War II is in full swing, and young men are volunteering in droves to fight the Nazis. Amidst the war fever, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is a sickly runt longing to join the U.S Army. Rogers has been repeatedly denied enlistment due to his ill-health, but the stubborn yout...
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Two Jews' Review 'Captain America The First Avenger': Both Don't Salute Marvel's Latest (Video)

July 21st, 2011 10:00am EDT
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By Joan Alperin Schwartz 'Captain America: The First Avenger', directed by Joe Johnston (Wolfman) is the latest superhero to come out of the 'Marvel' stable.

The year is 1941...Hitler and his merry band of Nazis are storming through Europe.

One particular Nazi, Johann Schmidt aka Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) is in Norway searching for an ancient artifact known as Odin's Tesseract...

This artifact is very, very powerful. We know this, because of the small print written on it... ...not meant for human eyes...Apparently, the Tesseract gives a person unlimited power. And who is the last per...
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Director Joss Whedon Rents Out NASA Facility For 'Avengers'

July 20th, 2011 8:38am EDT
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Moviemaker Joss Whedon has rented out space at NASA's Plum Brook Station in Ohio for the new Avengers movie.

Publicists for the film tell the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper that Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey, Jr. and Chris Evans will be among the stars filming at the facility, which boasts a unique vacuum chamber that can replicate the "airlessness of outer space."

The Avengers film will bring together a host of superhero characters from recent Marvel films, including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Hulk.
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'Captain America' To Open On Thursday At Comic-Con

July 20th, 2011 8:36am EDT
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Comic book fans attending the first day of this weekend's Comic-Con International convention in San Diego, California, will be treated to early screenings of new Marvel blockbuster "Captain America: The First Avenger."

The film hits cinemas on Friday but will open a day earlier at Comic-Con.

There will be nine screenings throughout the day on Thursday at the UA Horton Plaza in San Diego.

More than 120,000 comic book fans are expected to attend Comic-Con, which takes place at the San Diego Convention Center.
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