Marvel TV Head Explains How Thanos’ Snap Effects Marvel’s TV Shows

Marvel Netflix Defenders Daredevil ThanosHead of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb is once again explaining how Marvel’s television shows are handling the dramatic events of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War.

While Marvel’s shows have included plenty of easter eggs and references confirming their place within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the latest (and final) seasons of Luke Cage and Iron Fist, as well as the recently released third season of Daredevil have ignored the events of Infinity War due to one simple fact: they take place before Thanos snapped half of the universe out of existence.

Speaking with Comicbook.com, Loeb explained that Marvel chose to place the newest seasons of their Netflix shows prior to the ending of Infinity War in order to prevent any chance of spoiling what the studio has plans for in the upcoming untitled fourth Avengers film:

“Specifically to that [The Snap], what we’ve said is that only we don’t want to spoil what’s in Avengers 4. Our story comes out before then so in that particular case, when there’s something that cataclysmic, we’ve said that our story takes place before The Snap.”

Daredevil Season 3 stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Wilson Bethel, Jay Ali, and Lesley Ann Warren. Here’s the official synopsis:

Missing for months, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But when his archenemy Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) is released from prison, Matt must choose between hiding from the world, or embracing his destiny as a hero.

Daredevil Season 3 is now streaming on Netflix. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Netflix corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we learn it.

Source: Comicbook.com

New ‘Aquaman’ Movie-Themed Comic Variant Covers Spotlight Arthur & Mera

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Aquaman DC Comics Arthur Curry MeraDC Comics has unveiled the Aquaman movie-themed variant covers for the Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth crossover event.

DC Comics’ Justice League and Aquaman series’ will soon crossover for a story arc titled Drowned Earth and the publisher is releasing variant covers based on Warner Bros.’ upcoming film about the King of Atlantis to commemorate the event. Now, six variant covers featuring Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry and Amber Heard’s Mera have been released with illustrations from artists Francis Manapul, Francesco Mattina, Lucio Parillo, Ben Oliver, Dale Keown, and Nicola Scott.

You can check out the first cover below and click “next” to continue the gallery!

Aquaman DC Comics Arthur Curry Mera

Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth #1 will be available on October 31, 2018.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.

Source: ComicBookMovie.com

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  • Matias Gagliardone

    Maybe the Snap is the reason half the Marvel shows got cancelled…