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COMIC REEL: Evans Talks Reason Behind “Civil War” Division; Paquin Denies Involvement In “Gambit”

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COMIC REEL: Evans Talks Reason Behind “Civil War” Division; Paquin Denies Involvement In “Gambit”

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

The Salt Lake Tribune has coverage from Salt Lake Comic Con, which featured a panel with Chris Evans wherein the “Captain America” lead revealed more about the division between his hero and Iron Man.

“Tony actually thinks we should be signing these accords and reporting to somebody and Cap, who’s always been a company man and has always been a soldier, actually doesn’t trust anymore,” said Evans. “Given what happened in ‘Cap 2,’ I think he kind of feels the safest hands are his own. And these are understandable concerns, but this is tough, because even reading the script, you think I think I agree with Tony in a way, and I do agree that to make this work, you do need to surrender to the group. It can’t just be one person saying this is right and this is what we’re going to do.”

“But Cap has his reasons, he certainly has his reasons, and he is a good man and his moral compass is probably the cleanest,” continued Evans. “This is a tough thing. This is what made it so interesting while we were filming, and it’s hopefully what will make the movie great is nobody’s right, nobody’s wrong. There’s no clear bad guy here. We both have a point of view, which is akin to most disagreements in life and politics.”

The Salt Lake Tribune chatted with both Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, hearing from both the Falcon and Winter Soldier their thoughts on who should take over for Chris Evans should he hang up his shield.

“I don’t think we need a new Cap,” said Mackie. “I don’t think Cap needs to change. “I think [Sebastian Stan] would be a great Cap, but then we’re left without Bucky. I think I’d be a great Cap, but then we’re left without a Falcon.”

Sebastian Stan had a different take on the “next Captain America” question when it was posed to him at the con. “Myself,” replied Stan when asked who should replace Evans. “I’ll say this: They sure like to dangle a cheese in front of my nose a lot. They’re like ‘Oh yeah, that’s where you pick up the shield,’ and I’m like, ‘Yeah, I’ve heard that one before. There it is again.’ But I don’t know. If I could say one thing, if anyone can have anything to do with it, to make it happen, is you.”

Opens May 6, 2016

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel has released another clip from the upcoming third season premiere of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

On top of that, there are also a bunch of new photos from the second episode of this third season, titled “Purpose in the Machine.”

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Heroic Hollywood has heard from an unnamed source that Warner Bros. plans to air new “Batman v Superman” teasers during the October 27th episodes of “Gotham” and “Supergirl,” with the former focusing on Batman and the latter on Superman. These teasers are rumored to lead to a new trailer, which might drop in November.

Opens March 25, 2016

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD

AMC has released a promo and sneak peek at the “Fear” season finale, titled “The Good Man.”

Airs Sundays on AMC

GAMBIT

To anyone hoping to see Anna Paquin’s Rogue appear alongside Channing Tatum in “Gambit,” there’s some bad news. When asked on Twitter if she would appear in “Gambit,” Paquin answered negatively and firmly.

Opens October 7, 2016

GOTHAM

“Gotham’s” back on the air, and that means more “Gotham” clips are online. Here are a trio of clips from tonight’s episode, “Knock Knock.”

Airs Mondays on Fox

JESSICA JONES

Netflix has released a new teaser for “Jessica Jones,” featuring the titular hero suffering from a bad hangover.

Debuts November 20 on Netflix

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

Marc Guggenheim posted a new “Legends of Tomorrow” set photo to his Twitter account on Friday night.

Premieres in 2016 on the CW

SUICIDE SQUAD

During his appearance at Dubai Music Week, actor Jared Leto had a bit of fun with an attendee in a Batman t-shirt during the Q&A portion of the event (via CBM).

“And to the wise-guy who turned up in a Batman shirt? You’re really brave,” said Leto before letting out a laugh. “I can’t wait for you to see this — they’re going to lock me away in a box after this movie comes out.”

Opens on August 5, 2016

TITANS

TV Line’s Matt Webb Mitovich has an update about TNT’s “Titans.”

Mitovich writes: “Seeing how many got into a tizzy and feared the worst when TNT announced its fall/winter slate — and given that there has been no movement on the casting/production front — I asked around and have been assured that the DC Comics-based series is still in development.”

THE WALKING DEAD

AMC has a new teaser for the upcoming sixth season of “The Walking Dead.”

Return October 11 on AMC

WOLVERINE 3

While speaking to IGN, Mark Millar said that if “Wolverine 3” wants to adapt “Old Man Logan,” it can easily do so without using Marvel Studios-owned characters.

“Basically Wolverine doing the road movie is the important thing and he has a friend with him. But that friend could be Cyclops and he could be blind by the fact that his ruby-quartz visor is broken and he has to keep his eyes closed the whole time and everything, but still insists on driving the car they’re crossing America with. There’s lots of stuff. Instead of the Hulk, you could have the Blob or something.”

Opens March 3, 2017

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