Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes

The first of four serialized programs and a miniseries will appear on Netflix in 2015, featuring lesser-known Marvel comic book characters Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage.Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Netflix can spawn a Marvel-style Millarworld superhero universe

Acquisition of Scottish comic book business can transform into a multibillion-dollar film franchiseNetflix has grand ambitions for Millarworld, the Scottish comic book company it acquired this week. The aim is to repeat Disney’s success with Marvel, where the creator of the Avengers and the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

Carol Danvers did not have any superpowers when she made her Marvel Comics debut, but she was always meant to be a star. She’ll soon be seen soaring on the big screen in “Captain Marvel,” out March 8, as the first female superhero to headline her own movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' trailer showcases an offbeat superhero saga

One of the biggest original titles coming to Netflix next month is The Umbrella Academy, and the first full trailer for the superhero show has landed. The adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá's award-winning comic book centers on a group of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stan Lee, force behind Marvel stable of superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, who brought a modern sensibility to comic books and provided lucrative fodder for Hollywood as co-creator of such sympathetically imperfect superheroes as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men and Iron Man, has died. He was 95. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel and Netflix's 'The Punisher' will debut November 17th

Marvel and its distinguished competitor will go head-to-head this fall. But rather than the brawl playing out at comic book shops, the venues will be your living room and local multiplex. Netflix has revealed that its latest Marvel superhero antihero... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Millar's superhero rise from comic book nerd to Netflix winner

How Scotsman made multi-million pound leap from page to screen with sale of Millarworld titles to US streaming giantLike many comic book writers and artists, Mark Millar’s love of comics began as a young child when his older brother would take him to comic book shops. But now the Scottish author... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Superhero Showdown: Where Does The “Marvel Versus DC” Debate Stand Right Now?

Whenever you have a space dominated by two powerful factions, people are naturally going to take sides. Coke versus Pepsi, Apple versus Microsoft, Red Vines versus Twizzlers . . people are always eager to declare themselves part of “Team [Blank]” and will defend their choices like knights of... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Marvel pulls 'sexy' 15yo superhero after backlash

Marvel and Midtown Comics have decided to pull a comic book cover featuring a 15-year-old superhero, after fans expressed concerns that she had been drawn in a sexualised manner. Continue reading at Stuff

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Television series Jessica Jones is Netflix's latest Marvel

There is a tale told in the annals of the superhero casting history books that Christopher Reeve won the role of Superman not with bold, overstated moments of Kryptonian super-strength, but with the simple act of removing his glasses. Continue reading at Stuff

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TV review: Netflix's dark 'Daredevil' takes the superhero origin story to new heights

Daredevil can't see you, but he knows you're coming. His new show is so good, it might catch comic book fans by surprise. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Marvel unveils huge new slate of superhero films

 Marvel has unveiled plans for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe — and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies. Continue reading at Stuff

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PW Talks with G. Willow Wilson: A Marvel-ous Muslim Feminist Superhero

Marvel has released the Ms. Marvel comic book #3, Side Entrance. PW spoke with its author, G. Willow Wilson, about her unique superhero. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Long Before ‘Netflix and Chill,’ He Was the Netflix C.E.O.

A new memoir by Marc Randolph, the company’s first boss, provides a blast from the entertainment giant’s red-envelope past. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Netflix Effect: Publishers see Netflix deals as gateways to more TV work

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Reed Hastings, the Founder of Netflix, Keeps His Library in His Pocket

“They’re all on Kindle. Although I have to admit as a first-time author, when the hardcover book arrived, it felt really good to hold in my hands.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Spain’s Liber20 Prizes: Elkar Bookstores, Netflix’s ‘El Vecino,’ and ZendaLibros

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Netflix secures rights to Cixin Liu’s Three-Body Problem trilogy

David Benioff and D B Weiss, creators of HBO’s "Game of Thrones", are adapting Cixin Liu’s science fiction trilogy The Three-Body Problem for Netflix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Game of Thrones' duo are making a 'Three-Body Problem' series for Netflix

Fresh off of adapting a book series that did pretty well as a TV show, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are bringing another trilogy of novels to the small screen. Along with Alexander Woo (The Terror: Infamy and True Blood), the... Continue reading at Engadget

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Game of Thrones creators to bring Liu Cixin’s sci-fi trilogy to Netflix

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