COMIC REEL: Agent Sitwell Re-Enlists With SHIELD; Brubaker Responds to "Cap 2" Trailer

Fri, October 25th, 2013 at 8:49am PDT

TV/Film
Steve Sunu, Staff Writer/Reviews Editor

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Not to be outdone by yesterday's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" trailer, Fox has released a 6-second video teaser for "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which gives a quick glimpse of the many key cast members including both versions of Professor X and Magneto, Wolverine, Mystique, Beast and more.

Plus, new still images from the anticipated "First Class" sequel have hit online, giving a better look at the many different eras of X-Men covered in the film.

Opens May 23, 2014

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Writer Ed Brubaker -- who wrote the run of "Captain America" comics on which "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is based -- took to Twitter after the debut of the "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" trailer to give a few of his thoughts, which were overwhelmingly positive, and assure fans that he doesn't feel "screwed over" by Marvel in any way.

"That movie is a huge present to me an Steve Epting. As will be the royalties on the new 'Cap: Winter Soldier' hardback," said Brubaker via Twitter. "Also, please please stop assuming Marvel are screwing me and Steve on this movie somehow, or 'hoping we get our credit' etc. We're fine. We knew what we were doing when we started Cap and we are very happy and not feeling at all taken advantage of at all. The Russo bros and McFeely and Markus both loved our run and talk about it a lot in the press, as does [Kevin Feige]. We're very happy about it."

Opens April 4, 2014

BATMAN/SUPERMAN

411 Mania spoke with Ben Affleck about a myriad of topics, including his decision to take the role of Batman in Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" follow-up.

"Initially I was reluctant as I felt I didn't fit the traditional mold but once Zack showed me the concept, and that it would be both different from the great movies that Chris and Christian made but still in keeping with tradition I was excited," Affleck told 411 Mania. "Doing something different and new is always tricky and part of the thrill and the risk is that initially it confounds expectations. The truth is, it's the movie and the execution of it is what all the actors depend on and I believe in Zack's vision."

Opens July 17, 2015

THOR: THE DARK WORLD

Comic Book Movie has posted a new featurette for "Thor: The Dark World." It's in English, but has Spanish subtitles.

Opens November 8

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

Marvel.com has revealed that Maximiliano Hernandez will reprise his role as Agent Jasper Sitwell on an upcoming episode of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." entitled "The Hub." Hernandez previously appeared as Agent Sitwell in "Thor" and "The Avengers" as well as the Marvel One-Shots "Item 47" and "The Consultant." He will also appear in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

Here's the episode synopsis:

"The Hub" - Dangerous secrets are being kept from Coulson’s team, and he works the system to save Ward and Fitz when they are sent on a Level 8 classified mission that may end in tragedy in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," on the ABC Television Network.

Airs Tuesdays on ABC

WONDER WOMAN ANIMATED

ToonZone spoke with Warner Bros. Animation's James Tucker about the possibility of a new "Wonder Woman" animated feature, and while Tucker was optimistic about the Amazonian's chances, he did say that the film would likely appear under the "Justice League" banner rather than being titled "Wonder Woman."

"They’d have to have a movie out and it’d have to do really, really, really, really REALLY well for them to go back to that," Tucker told ToonZone. "You just never know. It hasn’t happened yet. But I would be all for it. As far as what we’re doing, we’ll probably do a Wonder Woman-centered Justice League movie. We’ll use the Justice League as an umbrella to focus on characters who might not be able to support DVDs of their own. That’s not my judgment, that’s based on sales. But yeah, we’ll handle Wonder Woman in our own way, regardless of whether they’ll do a movie or not. I like her as a character and want to feature her as much as we can. But it will probably be in the context of a Justice League movie."

HERCULES

Dwayne Johnson hasn't quite finished with his Twitter teasers for "Hercules: The Thracian Wars," giving fans one last behind-the-scenes image before heading off to shoot another "Fast & Furious" film.

Opens July 25, 2014

MARVEL UNIVERSE

Check out these new clips from "Ultimate Spider-Man" and "Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H." from upcoming episodes.

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TAGS:  x-men days of future past, captain america the winter soldier, batman superman, thor the dark world, agents of shield, wonder woman, hercules

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