Uncle Ben Easter Egg From ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Surfaces

A fan has spotted an easter egg from Captain America: Civil War that may reference the MCU’s Uncle Ben.

Tony Stark has served as the mentor of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man ever since his introduction in Captain America: Civil War. Some Spider-Man fans feel that Tony Stark has taken the place of Uncle Ben in the MCU, with Tom Holland even saying as much in recent interviews. In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Peter Parker struggles to come to terms with Tony’s demise in Avengers: Endgame. There have been small references to Uncle Ben in Captain America: Civil War and Spider-Man: Homecoming. However, Uncle Ben has yet to be mentioned by name in the MCU. The closest mention was Peter’s briefcase bearing Uncle Ben’s initials in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Nonetheless, and eagle-eyed fan from the Marvel Studios subreddit noticed that Marisa Tomei’s Aunt May appears to be wearing Uncle Ben’s wedding ring in Captain America: Civil War. You can check out the Uncle Ben easter egg from Captain America: Civil War below!

Looks like May is wearing Ben’s wedding ring around her neck in Captain America: Civil War (2016) from marvelstudios

What are your thoughts on the newly discovered Captain America: Civil War easter egg? Do you think Uncle Ben will be referenced by name in Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man 3? Who is your ideal choice to play Uncle Ben in the MCU? Do you think Uncle Ben should’ve played a bigger role from the start? Sound off in the comments below!

Here is the official synopsis for Spider-Man: Far From Home:

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Directed by Jon Watts from a script written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, J.B. Smoove, Oli Hill, Remy Hii, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is now available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-Ray, and DVD.

Source: Reddit

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.