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COMIC REEL: Blob Rumored For “X-Men: Apocalypse”; “Flash’s” Gustin Accepts Teen Choice Award

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COMIC REEL: Blob Rumored For “X-Men: Apocalypse”; “Flash’s” Gustin Accepts Teen Choice Award

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

ComicBookMovie has noticed an Instagram post from a person claiming to have visited the set of “X-Men: Apocalypse,” where they supposedly saw Blob — a character not confirmed to appear in the film — on the set.

The Instagram member, Benjamin Malartre Bureau, says that this Blob is played by “a french canadian dude 540 lbs.” Fox has not confirmed Blob’s involvement in the film. (h/t ComicBook.com)

Opens May 27, 2016

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

A fan theory regarding the Joker’s identity has emerged on Reddit, so possible spoilers ahead for those that don’t even want to hear wild speculation.

The theory posits that shoulder injuries on the initial photo of Jared Leto’s Joker match up with damage on the Robin costume glimpsed in the “Batman V Superman” trailer.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie attended Disney’s D23 Expo and helped show off footage from “Civil War.” You can watch some sound bites from Evans and Mackie’s appearance below.

A number of other quotes from the duo’s press appearance have popped up online, with Collider quoting Mackie on the film’s familial tone.

“Nah, it’s not MMA. We definitely have gloves on,” said Mackie when asked if gloves will come off between former allies. “It’s more a family dispute, and that’s what so great about this movie and the characters and how they work together. It’s more so when you have a sibling rivalry. The reason why people can relate to these characters so much, is because they can relate to what they’re going through. Everybody’s fought with one of their siblings or one of their friends and wanted to make up with them but couldn’t figure out how to do it.”

Evans also spoke about Cap’s relationship with Falcon, and ComicBook.com has that quote. “You have to understand where Cap is coming from in the last movie. Falcon’s the one guy that, having known the least in terms of history, he actually trusts the most,” said Evans. “So coming into this movie there’s a really nice kinship between these characters. So, they do a good job on picking up where they left off from the last movie.”

Opens May 6, 2016

DOCTOR STRANGE

You can watch Kevin Feige’s D23 presentation, which includes his comments on “Doctor Strange” as well as part of Cumberbatch’s video message to the audience.

ComicBook.com has a bit of information regarding Strange’s suit, saying that it is similar to the comic suit, “cape and all.” Concept art was also shown, as CB.com reported:

The D23 concept art showed Strange going to the far east, then being transported to multiple dimensions. Cars flying through the air in the city, Baron Mordo fighting him, and the full on red caped look straight out of the comics. There was even a quick 1-second CGI shot of Strange shooting magic bolts to cap it all off. The concept art drew a huge reaction from the crowd.

Opens November 4, 2016

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD

ComicBook.com has interviews with series leads Kim Dickens and Cliff Curtis.

Dickens spoke about her character Madison, saying, “She is a mother of two teenagers. She lost her husband about six years prior to where we start and she’s a high school guidance counselor in East L.A.. She’s a very strong, single mother. Adaptable and pragmatic. She’s not without her flaws. She has a drug addicted teenager and one seventeen/eighteen over-achiever teenager. She’s falling in love with Travis who has a teenager, as well. It’s very modern. She has her obstacles and challenges and obviously the apocalypse is impending upon them.”

Curtis gave his thoughts about the show’s premiere. “I kind of watched it at Comic Con,” said Curtis. “I’m really happy with it… It’s a very generous crowd. It’s Comic-Con fans that are like generations coming up. You see the whole family together. It was fun, I enjoyed it.”

Premieres August 23 on AMC

THE FLASH

Upon winning the Choice TV Breakout Star award at the Teen Choice Awards, Grant Gustin accepted the honor via the below video message.

Returns October 6 on the CW

VIXEN

Concept art from “Vixen” depicting the animated version of the Flash has been released ahead of the online show’s debut.

WOLVERINE 3

Screenrant has a report from a recent roundtable interview wherein Patrick Stewart opened up more about Professor X’s role in the upcoming and final “Wolverine” film.

While visiting the “X-Men: Apocalypse” set, Stewart says he was “told a Wolverine movie in development that would include Charles Xavier, but in a very different Charles Xavier than the one we have seen before. And I don’t quite know what that means, but I am very very excited about it. I love Hugh and I love working with him and James Mangold I believe is set to direct and he is terrific so we shall see.”

Opens March 3, 2017

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