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COMIC REEL: Winnick Talks “Captain Marvel”; Highmore Would “Love To Be Considered” For Spider-Man

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COMIC REEL: Winnick Talks “Captain Marvel”; Highmore Would “Love To Be Considered” For Spider-Man

CAPTAIN MARVEL

MovieWeb talked to “Vikings” star Katheryn Winnick earlier this week and got her thoughts about playing Carol Danvers in “Captain Marvel.”

“Are you kidding me? I would love to!” said Winnick. “I would love to do that. I’m such a big fan of those movies and comic books. It would be a dream come true, and I love kicking butt. Lagertha, my [‘Vikings’] character kicks butt in the dark ages so it’d be interesting to go into the future and do a fantasy one as well.” You can check out the interview clip below, which also includes Winnick’s thoughts on fellow Captain Marvel fan favorite Katee Sackhoff.

Opens July 6, 2018

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

Entertainment Weekly has unveiled the latest “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” art piece, this time focusing on Lady Sif. You can check out the poster from “Daredevil” and “Private Eye” artist Marcos Martin below.

ARROW

The CW has released the synopsis for the 17th episode of “Arrow’s” third season. You can read the summary of “Suicidal Tendencies” below.

“Suicidal Tendencies” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

DIGGLE MARRIES LYLA; THE SUICIDE SQUAD RIDES AGAIN – It’s celebration time as Diggle (David Ramsey) and Lyla (guest star Audrey Marie Anderson) get married. However, Deadshot (guest star Michael Rowe) interrupts their honeymoon and tells them the Suicide Squad has been given a new mission – rescue United States Senator Joseph Cray (guest star Steven Culp) from a hostage situation in the Republic of Kasnia. Amanda Waller (guest star Cynthia Addai-Robinson) breaks down the mission and introduces them to the newest member of the Suicide Squad, Cupid (guest star Amy Gumenick). Meanwhile, Oliver (Stephen Amell) learns about Ray’s new Atom costume and the two have a heated stand-off. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Ray hit a rough patch. Jesse Warn directed the episode written by Keto Shimizu (#317). Original airdate 3/25/2015.

Airs Wednesdays on the CW

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

After being noticeably absent from the first Funko figure lines, the toy company has announced the addition of Black Widow to their “Avengers: Age of Ultron” lineup. You can check out a pic of the toy below.

THE FLASH

The CW has posted the synopsis for the March 24 episode of “The Flash,” which sees Captain Cold and Heat Wave returning to Central City. The episode will see the debut of “Mad Men’s” Peyton List as Lisa Snart, a character that could become Golden Glider.

“Rogue Time” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

CAPTAIN COLD AND HEAT WAVE RETURN TO CENTRAL CITY; PEYTON LIST GUEST STARS AS LISA SNART – The Flash (Grant Gustin) learns that Captain Cold (guest star Wentworth Miller) and Heat Wave (guest star Dominic Purcell) have returned to Central City. This time Snart has brought along his baby sister Lisa (guest star Peyton List) to help wreak havoc on the city. John Behring directed the episode with story by Grainne Godfree and teleplay by Brooke Eikmeier & Kai Yu Wu (#116). Original airdate 3/24/2015.

Airs Tuesdays on the CW

POWERS

CBR has a report from a recent “Powers” press event that found series villain Eddie Izzard discussing what attracted him to his character.

“[‘Powers’ showrunner] Charlie Huston wrote me a letter about the character,” Izzard said. “It was an unusual letter. It was almost poetic in the darkness of the character. And I thought this would be interesting. ‘If this guy’s in charge of writing it, I think I will go and do this.'”

Izzard also compared his character to another breakout TV villain, Hannibal. “Hannibal is a character that eats people, but in this beautiful, psychotic, sociopathic way — very precise, very cuisine, very music,” Izzard told reporters. “I’m eating people, but I’m inhaling people. I said, ‘We’ve got to drive him towards a lion-esque point of view.'”

Premieres March 10 on PlayStation Network

SPIDER-MAN

IGN has an interview with “Bates Motel” star Freddie Highmore wherein the actor who plays Norman Bates expresses interest in playing Spider-Man.

“Obviously I would love to be considered,” said Highmore. “That would be fantastic. I guess we’ll just see how things go.”

Highmore continued praising the characters, saying “you always feel like you can identify with him. He’s that kind of guy at school who wasn’t perhaps in the really cool group, but who was extremely intelligent and managed to find confidence in being Spider-Man — in this other side to his life.” You can check out IGN’s interview with the actor below.

Opens July 28, 2017

SUICIDE SQUAD

Jared Leto recently teased his ongoing transformation into the Joker by posting a picture of himself to Instagram. Leto now has platinum blond hair, a step most likely taken on the way towards achieving Joker’s iconic green locks.

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Opens on August 5, 2016

SUPERGIRL

KSiteTV has learned that actor Faran Tahir has joined the cast of CBS’ “Supergirl.” Tahir will play “the Commander,” a character described as “an alien military expert leading the forces aligned against Supergirl.” KSite states that the character is a guest in the pilot with the possibility to recur in the series.

WOLVERINE

After keeping quiet about details regarding the next “Wolverine” film, director James Mangold revealed via Twitter that the sequel will begin production in early 2016.


David James Kelly is attached to pen the screenplay.

Opens on March 3, 2017

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