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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 casting calls for beautiful women and odd men

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 casting calls for beautiful women and odd men

A bit of outrage has been prematurely sparked this week as the first casting call for extras on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is sent out. While this first casting release calls for "beautiful/model aliens - MEN and WOMEN" and "Character Aliens - MEN (only)", it also calls for "BALD WOMEN" separately - and is, of course, only the first of MANY such casting calls that'll be revealed over the next few weeks and months. Director James Gunn took to Twitter to stem the influx of negative outcry over the situation this morning.

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Full Jessica Jones trailer debuts from Netflix

Full Jessica Jones trailer debuts from Netflix

The latest television from Marvel will be premiering on Netflix soon, with Jessica Jones scheduled to begin on November 20th. The streaming service has already treated us to a couple teasers, but with less than a month to go, now it's time for the first real trailer. Starring Krysten Ritter as the titular character, Jessica Jones is a spinoff from Marvel and Netflix's previous hit, Daredevil. The show is described as focusing on Jones' life after her "short lived super hero stint."

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Real DIY Thor’s Hammer can only be picked up by maker

Real DIY Thor’s Hammer can only be picked up by maker

Forged in the heart of a dying star, the legendary hammer Mjolnir, Thor's Hammer, is created here on our Earth by one intrepid DIY creator. "Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor." Thus, as most mortals and gods alike have found out, this hammer is not very easy to lift. Created by Allen Pan, known just recently on YouTube as Sufficiently Advanced, this earthbound iteration of the hammer is made with a combination of an electromagnet and a fingerprint scanner.

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Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ gets season 2 teaser

Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ gets season 2 teaser

The first season of Marvel's Daredevil is available right now on Netflix, and it has proven one of the company's more popular original shows, winning hearts over especially with its realistic fight scene (as opposed to never-gets-tired Hollywood hero fight scenes). Earlier this morning, the teaser trailer for season 2 surfaced online, forcing Netflix's hand -- it has officially released the trailer.

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Disney confirms release of new Marvel, Pixar movies through 2020

Disney confirms release of new Marvel, Pixar movies through 2020

While we've already known that Disney's purchase of the Star Wars franchise is leading to a new movie every year, starting this fall with The Force Awakens, the mega-studio has also just confirmed that it's going to have its other properties, namely Marvel and Pixar, continually pumping out films as well. Disney has announced the scheduling of more than a handful of new titles from the two studios, with release dates stretching out all the way into 2020.

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones teased in new trailer

Marvel’s Jessica Jones teased in new trailer

Netflix has another Marvel show arriving soon, and it's called Jessica Jones. Netflix made the premiere announcement earlier this month with a colorful splashy teaser trailer and a date for the season’s arrival: November 20. Now it is back with another teaser trailer, this one just as short as the premier trailer but with small hints at what to expect...the big one of which is, apparently, super strength.

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Netflix: Marvel’s Jessica Jones arrives November 20

Netflix: Marvel’s Jessica Jones arrives November 20

This is the season of renewed entertainment, and there’s certainly no shortage of shows to watch. A handful of anticipated series have already premiered, and more will be arriving over the next several weeks. Netflix’s own shows can be counted among them, and soon Marvel fans will have a new show to watch: Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Netflix announced today that the show will premiere on November 20.

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Doctor Strange: Marvel’s seeking Mads Mikkelsen as villain

Doctor Strange: Marvel’s seeking Mads Mikkelsen as villain

Marvel’s Doctor Strange may have Mads Mikkelsen playing as one of its villains, according to a new report. The actor is said to be in early talks with the studio, which has previously cast Benedict Cumberbatch to play Stephen Vincent Strange, also known as Sorcerer Supreme. At this point there hasn’t been an offer extended to Mikkelsen, according to sources, but reportedly it is expected one will be made shortly, and if so an official announcement will likely follow soon after.

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NASA-funded research enacts Wolverine-style healing

NASA-funded research enacts Wolverine-style healing

Researchers have created a material compound that, when ripped, punctured, or damaged in any way, is able to heal itself in a very short span of time. While we're not quite sure on if this technology has any applicability to human or mutant skin, like that of the Marvel Comics character Wolverine, it certainly appears to work in the field. What we're looking at here is what researchers suggest is a "terminator"-style material. We're thinking it's a bit more like our favorite quick-healing Canadian.

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Captain America: Civil War teaser leaked from Disney D23 [Update: it’s fake]

Captain America: Civil War teaser leaked from Disney D23 [Update: it’s fake]

UPDATE: Looks like we got hosed. Turns out this "teaser" is nothing more than a fake, fan-made clip. We've heard from several people who attended Disney's D23 event, and they say this was nothing like what was really shown. We'll leave the video below incase anyone is still curious to see it, but just know it's 100% not real.

Those following Marvel's rapidly expanding cinematic universe are already well aware that the third Captain America film is in production, with a release date already confirmed for May 6th, 2016. Over the weekend, Disney held its annual D23 fan club expo in Anaheim, California, and a few lucky attendees got to see a special Marvel presentation. Turns out, these people were treated to one of the very first showings of the teaser trailer for the new Captain America. As should be expected in age of smartphones and internet, a portion of it was recorded and shared on YouTube.

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ThinkGeek SDCC ’15 collection brings Star Wars, Tesla, GOTG

ThinkGeek SDCC ’15 collection brings Star Wars, Tesla, GOTG

It's that time again - time to start diving in deep with the wide variety of product releases by device and accessory companies aiming to capitalize on the biggest comic book convention of the year. Today ThinkGeek is joining in on the fun with accessories from comic and cult-classic titles like Guardians of the Galaxy, Knight Rider, the Avengers, and Star Wars. You've already seen the Star Trek entry earlier this month. You'll also find an action figure beach towel to turn yourself into a Legend with big muscles and a trim bod.

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Captain America: Civil War will feature Spider-man

Captain America: Civil War will feature Spider-man

Marvel fans, rejoice: it has been officially confirmed that Spider-man will be included in Captain America: Civil War. It was Marvel’s Kevin Feige who revealed the Spider-man crossover, saying in an interview that the actor behind the new Spider-man, Tom Holland, will be heading off for the Captain America set "immediately". Why? Because the newest Spider-man will be making his first appearance in that movie ahead of his own upcoming theatrical release. Captain America: Civil War will be arriving next summer.

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