SUNDAY TO SUNDAY - BATMAN VS SUPERMAN Delayed & Is Michael Douglas A Good Choice For ANT-MAN?

In this installment Mr Sunday looks at some Marvel casting news concerning Ant-man & Doctor Strange, the reasons behind the BvS delay plus Avatar, Justice League and the Boba Fett spin-off movie.

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By MrSundayMovies - 1/19/2014

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ManCalledSting - 1/19/2014, 2:45 PM
I have to say thy Michael Douglas as Pym, is worse news than Superman/Batman being pushed back.
ManCalledSting - 1/19/2014, 2:50 PM
Depp however, I can get behind.
chewish - 1/19/2014, 2:51 PM
I have complete faith in Edgar Wright after what he did with Scott Pilgrim and Shaun of the Dead. Also, Douglas as Pym is going to kick major booty.
Jollem - 1/19/2014, 2:54 PM
ManCalledSting - 1/19/2014, 2:58 PM
My problem is that Pym is a great character, but it seems like Lang will be the star, with Pym in a secondary, mentor type role. To me, that's like making a Flash movie with an old Allan, and having West be the star. I'm not a big Douglas fan to begin with, but my main issue is that Pym being 70ish pretty much elimantes his stories from being used properly. Unless they do a time piece, and have him in his prime. But that would cause the question of, why wasn't he ever mentioned as being a hero before now, and why was his tech never mentioned, or used(though by having him this old that still is a question, unless his inventions aren't invented till he's old).
ManCalledSting - 1/19/2014, 2:59 PM
B&Y: I have to agree for the most part.
novaprime - 1/19/2014, 3:01 PM
I hate the fact that Douglas is playing Pym but hat maby we might see some flashbacks as a younger pym in the late 60's & 70's with a younger actor portraying him in the Antman/ giant man suite!!!!! Maby a connection with howard stark and shield back then!
& also its sad that ManOfSteel 2 is Delayed! Maby if we had a Braniac or a lex we wouldve had an official release date !! maby is for the better of bats vs sups!! It might be amazing wen it comes out!
NeoBaggins - 1/19/2014, 3:01 PM
The butchered trilogy doesn't even exist in my universe so I'm fine with the original voice. Tho, I am completely disinterested in STAR WARS spin-offs.

But will go see them nonetheless.
TheBeard - 1/19/2014, 3:05 PM
at least the patriots lost, that makes it a good week
ManCalledSting - 1/19/2014, 3:11 PM
Yes it does TheBeard, yes it does.
rorywilliams - 1/19/2014, 3:18 PM
Rebooter
What the hell are you talking about? Paul Rudd's involvement has been confirmed and nobody has mentioned literally anything about Winstead being in the movie, much less as the Wasp.

Anyway, Michael Douglas is a great choice and his name lends some buzz to a franchise nobody has ever heard of. I think the main problem is nerds have short memories and attention spans, so people act as though the sky is falling everytime they hear a change from the source material.
Marvel1997 - 1/19/2014, 3:19 PM
I think the Delay is a clear sign that WB never knew what they were doing in the first place. DC really needs their own studio unless they really want there characters to be continuously [frick]ed over by WB
Marvel1997 - 1/19/2014, 3:22 PM
And what ever happened to Nolan guys? Why havnt we heard from him? Also I did not see his name attached to anything for the Man of Steel Blu-Ray Promotion but they were throwing his name all around before it's theater release.... Hmmmm....
Brainiac13 - 1/19/2014, 3:23 PM
Good week for Marvel news.
marvel72 - 1/19/2014, 3:23 PM
haven't got a problem with depp playing dr.strange,have to see how ant-man plays out before judging douglas,interested in seeing how edgar wright handles action scenes because the fight scenes in scott pilgrim vs the world & the worlds end were pretty special.batman vs superman being delayed sucks,i really wanted to see the two biggest comic book movies(avengers age of ultron) go head to head in 2015.

it will be very interesting to see what movie marvel studios puts up against it in 2016.
revloveR - 1/19/2014, 3:38 PM
douglas getting cast as pym means he'll have a hand in ultron. at least i hope so. I'm not interested in rdj being supersad after having IM3 end the way it did.
JasonGrayson77 - 1/19/2014, 3:39 PM
@marvel1997
I heard that Nolan didn't want Supes to kill Zod and WB told him that it was happening anyway so Nolan dropped them completely.
marvel72 - 1/19/2014, 3:42 PM
it would be awesome if marvel studios announced a film in the same vein as batman vs superman,you know to go head to head on 6th may 2016.

CAPTAIN AMERICA VS HULK
IRON MAN VS HULK
THOR VS HULK
DAREDEVIL VS THE PUNISHER

or someone i haven't mentioned.
Jollem - 1/19/2014, 3:44 PM
2016. age of epic
MementoMori - 1/19/2014, 3:45 PM
I love Mr. Douglas, although I wanted Pym to be the main character of Ant-man. Who knows? Maybe it'll work out for the best. Batman/Superman being delayed just sucks all around.
UltimateHunt - 1/19/2014, 3:45 PM
Douglass as Pym or BvS Delayed, which one wins worst news of the year. Damn come on GoTG helps us, give us a trailer!
revloveR - 1/19/2014, 3:48 PM
i hope swe:7 gets moved to may the 4th in 2016, and jl gets moved to that dec date in 2015.
marvel72 - 1/19/2014, 3:55 PM
@ mrblackjack

i'd be pretty excited for any of those "vs" movies,i don't think i could pick a favorite.

i enjoyed thor vs hulk in the avengers,it was just a shame the fight couldn't of been longer.

loved that bit when thor is calling for his hammer & receives it in just enough time to deliver that fantastic uppercut on the hulk.
TheTrueAvenger - 1/19/2014, 3:58 PM
@ OLD GREG

It's actually more like a Flash movie with an old Jay Garrick and a young Barry Allen as the star. I was a little off put at first but general audiences don't exactly know who ant man is. I think it's not a big deal that we'll see Lang put in the suit. Not to mention it's not like they're denying that Hank Pym ever existed.
Kurne - 1/19/2014, 4:05 PM
2014 and 2015: Age of Marvel
Lockjaw - 1/19/2014, 4:21 PM
So inbetween MoS & BvS Marvel will have released:
The Dark World
Winter Soldier
GotG
Age of Ultron
Ant-Man
Unnamed (Hulk 2?)
and the Daredevil tv show

And people still think DC are competing?!?

Lockjaw - 1/19/2014, 4:24 PM
I'd love HULK 2 to be a team-up movie with Iron Man vs Leader & RULK.

IT WOULD ROCK!!!
Arrowhead77 - 1/19/2014, 4:31 PM
Black & Yellow is correct, this week sucked!
ManCalledSting - 1/19/2014, 4:32 PM
TrueAvenger: I'm against the whole idea. Pym being old cuts out his story potential, and gives us Paul Rudd as Paul Rudd in a costume. It also raises the question of, why wasn't he mentioned in any other movies? His tech should be known at this stage in his life, and would have helped in NY. No Pym as Ant-Man, Giant Man, or Yellow Jacket? No thanks. I'm okay with a new take, but this is a bit much. If anything they should have Lang as the star, he steals Pym tech, which brings back a Pym just past his prime to mentor Lang. Then have Pym be Giant Man or Yellow Jacket(my choice) in other movies.
marvel72 - 1/19/2014, 4:35 PM
just give me another hulk movie & i'll be happy.
Ceejay - 1/19/2014, 4:35 PM
Superman vs Batman delayed because they have too many cooks making that soup, they've already ruined the broth! Instead of just doing a straight forward sequel, the money greed studio exec's spontaneously keep cramming as many cameo appearances by other DC characters in the movie to sell extra merchandise and now it's a casting joke and a lord only knows what level of a screenplay mess.

Guardians of the Galaxy is a bad choice to make as a phase 2 film. What they should have made was movies showcasing Captain Marvel, Ms Marvel and The Skrulls secret invasion for a finale in the next Avengers movie. Basically Ant man and the Wasp should have been one movie with their projects under SHIELD supervision. Introduce Carol Danvers as a cameo in the Ant Man /Wasp movie and then do a Captain Marvel movie like the Earth's Mightiest Heroes version where he is a spy for the Kree and outed by Danvers and SHIELD for a coming invasion by Skrulls. Then have the Avengers vs Skull invasion movie by the end of Which Carol Danvers becomes Ms Marvel and joins the team.

I really couldn't give a flying crap about a Guardian's of the Galaxy film or a stand alone Ant-Man film without the Wasp. These films are lacking too many women as it is. Definitely could benefit from some much needed girl power and eye candy!
Kurne - 1/19/2014, 4:45 PM
Bodwulf - 1/19/2014, 4:54 PM


Soon!
SuperCat - 1/19/2014, 4:58 PM
Give me my f@ckin' Black Panther movie already.
Bekss - 1/19/2014, 5:01 PM
http://comicbook.com/blog/2014/01/19/agents-of-s-h-i-e-l-d-is-big-s-h-i-e-l-d-the-big-bad/

Just read that and tell me if you are not interested.
It would change all the series and the movies leading to Thanos in control of the Skrulls and/or the chitauris. (They are the same 616/ultimate)
MarvelMainEvent - 1/19/2014, 5:04 PM
With the uproar the delay of this movie has caused you know damn well it is THE movie everyone is waiting for. The fact that its delay has made mainstream news and lit up sites like this with thousands of comments shows just how big this movie is going to be. There has never been a CBM creating anywhere near this amount of buzz for any reason.

So for all those discouraged (myself included), this just goes to show you how big this movie actually will be!
Ceejay - 1/19/2014, 5:07 PM
Superman vs Batman delayed because they have too many cooks making that soup, they've already ruined the broth! Instead of just doing a straight forward sequel, the money greed studio exec's spontaneously keep cramming as many cameo appearances by other DC characters in the movie to sell extra merchandise and now it's a casting joke and a lord only knows what level of a screenplay mess.

Guardians of the Galaxy is a bad choice to make as a phase 2 film. What they should have made was movies showcasing Captain Marvel, Ms Marvel and The Skrulls secret invasion for a finale in the next Avengers movie. Basically Ant man and the Wasp should have been one movie with their projects under SHIELD supervision. Introduce Carol Danvers as a cameo in the Ant Man /Wasp movie and then do a Captain Marvel movie like the Earth's Mightiest Heroes version where he is a spy for the Kree and outed by Danvers and SHIELD for a coming invasion by Skrulls. Then have the Avengers vs Skull invasion movie by the end of Which Carol Danvers becomes Ms Marvel and joins the team.

I really couldn't give a flying crap about a Guardian's of the Galaxy film or a stand alone Ant-Man film without the Wasp. These films are lacking too many women as it is. Definitely could benefit from some much needed girl power and eye candy!

SaxoWolf - 1/19/2014, 5:10 PM
next week they announce it will be cancelled.
Namor - 1/19/2014, 5:20 PM
Why do people always have such negative attitudes on these boards?
Namor - 1/19/2014, 5:20 PM
its depressing on here.
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