Heroic Highlights #1: Marvel, DC, Fox & Much More!

Welcome to Issue 1 of Heroic Highlights! Every weekend during Heroic Highlights we’ll give you a rundown of things that happened in fandom throughout the week. This includes Scoops, Stories, Images and Videos.


First up Heroic Hollywood gave you a few Spoilerish scoops on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War

Who does Spidey fight in Captain America: Civil War? Find out here!

What heinous act does Lex Luthor commit in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice? Find out here!


Heroic Hollywood also had a few Scoop confirmations this past week.

Disney Chairman Alan Horn confirmed that Colin Trevorrow will direct Star Wars Episode IX. Our EIC Umberto Gonzalez initially dropped the Scoop during Comic-Con where he was expected to be announced.  Then early Saturday morning some Civil War set photos leaked and we got our first physical look at Iron Man’s armor which resembles the Extremis armor. This wasn’t actually the first time we got to see the armor, because Heroic Hollywood gave the world a first look when filming began by releasing the concept art displaying Stark’s new armor for his go about with Cap. 

Check out the armor below.

Two BIG Comic Book Adaptation’s Have Finished Filming This Week

This Saturday Captain America: Civil War wrapped up filming and celebrated with a wrap party.

Also this Saturday X-Men: Apocalypse wrapped and also celebrated with a wrap party of its own except this one had cooler drinks.

Now that the important things are out of the way lets get into some things we did’t cover.

Marvel’s Most Wanted Pilot Gets Greenlit

Variety confirmed that ABC has given Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D spinoff focusing Adrienne Palecki and Nick Blood a thumbs up the second time around. The series officially titled Marvel’s Most Wanted  was Co- Created by Jeff Bell and Paul Zbyszewski who will also write the project. Variety also states that 

Insiders say the series is not a spinoff, per se, but rather an entirely new project solely focused on the two characters to continue their story. Though plot details are scarce at this point, “Marvel’s Most Wanted” will follow the pair and their adventures together.

Henry Cavill Praises Gal Gadot

In a recent interview with YNet during his promotional tour for Man From U.N.C.L.E Cavill shared his thoughts on Gal Gadot’s portrayal of Wonder Woman. Heres what Cavill said in the interview.

Interviewer: Henry, I know you don’t want to talk about Superman, so I’m not going to talk about that. Wonder Woman.

Henry Cavill: Wonder Woman?

Interviewer: Gal Gadot.

Armie Hammer: Are you going to play Wonder Woman?

Cavill: Well you see they offered me the role and I was like– ‘Hmm, you know what, I think Gal did a great job so…’

Armie: You would had filled out that skirt well.

Cavill: It’s a dream of mine.

Interviewer: She’s Israeli, we are rooting for her. How was it, how was she?

Cavill: Absolutely fantastic, yeah she’s really cool, she makes a really cool Wonder Woman.

Sounds like Superman is enthralled with Wonder Woman’s performance.

Hot New DCTV Trailers

DC Entertainment releases a few new trailers for Th Flash Season 2, Supergirl and season 2 of Gotham. 





Star Trek

First Star Trek: Beyond set photos  and video surface courtesy of Screencrush. In the photos we get a look at the U.S.S Enterprise’s new uniform. You also see Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Sofia Boutella and Anton Yelchin. Check out the set video out below and check out the 53 set photos at Screencrush.


Star Wars

Empire Magazine dropped its Winter collectors cover that featured a two sided look at Star Wars: The Force Awakes.

The Dark Side

The Light

In other The Force Awakens news Making Star Wars claims that Oscar Isacc’s Poe Dameron is a natural leader and will lead the X-wing pilots Black Squadron by the end of the film.

That’s all for Issue #1 of Heroic Highlights your weekend HUB for Heroic Movie news that’s released throughout the week.

(Nate Brail)




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